The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 153 177 167
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 43 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.73% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.79% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 40
Average daily rate
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£236 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £135 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £405 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £210 £233
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £55.50 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.77% +516.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.53 £12.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -29.41%
Junior
London

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
5428 6808 7223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.50% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3937 4974 5219
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 146 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Junior
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 across the City of London region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Junior
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 across the City of London region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Degree
3 13 (16.88%) Banking
4 12 (15.58%) Windows
4 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 11 (14.29%) SQL
6 9 (11.69%) MS Visio
7 7 (9.09%) Cisco
7 7 (9.09%) MS Office
7 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.79%) Project Management
8 6 (7.79%) Investment Banking
9 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
9 5 (6.49%) JSON
9 5 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (6.49%) CSS
9 5 (6.49%) .NET
9 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.49%) C#
9 5 (6.49%) HTML
10 4 (5.19%) Oracle
10 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
10 4 (5.19%) MS Project
10 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
10 4 (5.19%) Blackberry
10 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
10 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.30%) WordPress
2 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.69%) MS Visio
3 7 (9.09%) MS Office
4 5 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (5.19%) MS Project
6 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) WAN
1 3 (3.90%) LAN
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (2.60%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) SONET
3 1 (1.30%) DWDM
3 1 (1.30%) MPLS
3 1 (1.30%) OSPF
3 1 (1.30%) BGP
3 1 (1.30%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.30%) VLAN
3 1 (1.30%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.30%) SDH
3 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.30%) RIP
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Xcode
2 1 (1.30%) Maven
2 1 (1.30%) Mocha
2 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.30%) Grunt
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) German Language
6 1 (1.30%) Local Government
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Front Office
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Electronics
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) HTML
1 5 (6.49%) .NET
1 5 (6.49%) CSS
1 5 (6.49%) JSON
2 4 (5.19%) HTML5
2 4 (5.19%) RESTful
3 3 (3.90%) Ajax
3 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.90%) XML
3 3 (3.90%) XHTML
3 3 (3.90%) Cocoa
4 2 (2.60%) Web Services
4 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.60%) jQuery
4 2 (2.60%) CSS3
4 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.30%) WebSockets
5 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.19%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.90%) Statistics
4 2 (2.60%) PMI
4 2 (2.60%) NHS
4 2 (2.60%) iPhone
4 2 (2.60%) Social Media
5 1 (1.30%) iPad
5 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.30%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.30%) EPoS
5 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.30%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) GIS
5 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.90%) UNIX
4 2 (2.60%) Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.30%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 6 (7.79%) Project Management
3 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.90%) Test Scripting
4 3 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
4 3 (3.90%) iOS Development
4 3 (3.90%) Line Management
5 2 (2.60%) Change Control
5 2 (2.60%) Waterfall
5 2 (2.60%) Memory Management
5 2 (2.60%) PRINCE
5 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.60%) Change Management
5 2 (2.60%) MVC
5 2 (2.60%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.60%) ITIL
5 2 (2.60%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) C#
2 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.90%) Objective-C
3 3 (3.90%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) VB
4 2 (2.60%) VBA
4 2 (2.60%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) C++
5 1 (1.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) CCNA
2 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.30%) Control-M
2 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Cisco
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle
4 3 (3.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) HP
5 2 (2.60%) Dell
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
5 2 (2.60%) Altiris
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix
6 1 (1.30%) Juniper
6 1 (1.30%) Symantec
6 1 (1.30%) Cognos
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
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