The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 60 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.15% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.17% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £90 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -34.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.53 £12.75 £15.14
% change year-on-year
-17.39% -15.75%
Junior
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
717 605 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.76% 91.95% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 399 340
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 25
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.80% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.90 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £17.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the Birmingham region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the Birmingham region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Avaya
2 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) WordPress
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Magento
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience Design
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Photoshop

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) WebTrends
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience Design
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) SEO
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Avaya
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
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