The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 58 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.35% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.38% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£293 £295 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.84% -4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £205 £250
% change year-on-year
+34.14% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -25.75%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
612 525 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.60% 91.62% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 273 333
Average daily rate £340 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 33
Average hourly rate £12.63 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.09% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.05 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £175.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Junior
West Midlands

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 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (40.00%) Avaya
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Magento
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience Design
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (20.00%) WebTrends
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Finance

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) WebTrends
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience Design
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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