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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 51 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 1.05% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 1.22% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate
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£256 £130 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.11% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £90 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £236 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £225 £238
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
540 491 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.45% 86.14% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 290 206
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -1.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £9.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015, 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 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) F5
1 1 (14.29%) Xamarin
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint