The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 41 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% 0.79% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.85% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.98 £11.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -19.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
323 236 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.58% 93.65% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 147 142
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.17 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Junior
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) CCA

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft