The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 178 192 183
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 8 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Average daily rate
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£369 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £180 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £338 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £213 £225
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £11.25 £9.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4624 5603 5353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 93.70% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 4053 4000
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.81 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.01 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) PhD
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (16.67%) Physics
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Drupal
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (11.11%) Retail
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (11.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) DTS
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Front Office
4 1 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 3 (16.67%) Physics
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Validation
1 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) OOP
2 2 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) OOD
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.56%) VB
7 1 (5.56%) VBA
7 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.56%) VB6
7 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PhD
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Zend