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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 188 196 213
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 11 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 8
Average daily rate
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£288 £231 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £205 £150
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +36.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -18.18%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5332 6562 7201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.88% 92.61% 92.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3888 4819 5239
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 169
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Junior Developer
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) JSON
2 5 (29.41%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) HTML5
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
4 3 (17.65%) XHTML
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Ajax
4 3 (17.65%) Cocoa
4 3 (17.65%) Xcode
4 3 (17.65%) Objective-C
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) VB
5 2 (11.76%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (5.88%) Node.js
1 1 (5.88%) WordPress
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MS Access
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Xcode
2 1 (5.88%) Grunt
2 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.88%) Mocha
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) JSON
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) XHTML
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) Ajax
4 3 (17.65%) Cocoa
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) WebSockets
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) OOP
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) Memory Management
3 1 (5.88%) BDD
3 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) OOD
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Practice Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) Objective-C
4 2 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos