The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 City of London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 204 182 211
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 6 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
Average daily rate £325 £213 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £170 £179
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £190.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+38.23% +36.00%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Junior Developer
London

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Junior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Junior Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Junior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Junior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Junior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Junior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) VBA
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) MS Access
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 3 (18.75%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) Ruby
7 2 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) VB
7 2 (12.50%) MySQL
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (6.25%) Marketing

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MS Access
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Automotive
4 1 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (6.25%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) WinForms
4 1 (6.25%) XSLT
4 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) Django
4 1 (6.25%) Google Maps API
4 1 (6.25%) Mustache
4 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (6.25%) Social Media
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
1 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Web Development
1 2 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (6.25%) Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) Practice Management
2 1 (6.25%) ETL
2 1 (6.25%) OOP
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Android Development
2 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) VBA
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) VBScript
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Facebook
1 1 (6.25%) Google
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