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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 161 149 157
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 40 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.78% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.85% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 37
Average daily rate
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£250 £238 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% -4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £138 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £379 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £215
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +27.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £10.25 £12.83
% change year-on-year
+56.09% -20.07%
Junior
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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
5393 5319 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.43% 92.41% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 3926 4767
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 76 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.58 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 (32.35%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.18%) Banking
4 10 (14.71%) .NET
5 9 (13.24%) C#
5 9 (13.24%) SQL
5 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
5 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.24%) User Experience
6 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (11.76%) Degree
6 8 (11.76%) Project Management
7 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.29%) HTML
7 7 (10.29%) MS Office
7 7 (10.29%) Windows
7 7 (10.29%) Investment Banking
8 6 (8.82%) CSS
8 6 (8.82%) Java
8 6 (8.82%) C++
8 6 (8.82%) Photoshop
8 6 (8.82%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (8.82%) Migration
8 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
9 5 (7.35%) UNIX
10 4 (5.88%) Graphic Design
10 4 (5.88%) QA
10 4 (5.88%) Android
10 4 (5.88%) Android Development
10 4 (5.88%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) SAS
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Office
3 6 (8.82%) Photoshop
3 6 (8.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.94%) MS Project
4 2 (2.94%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) PBX
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (2.94%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.94%) Android Studio
2 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.94%) Xcode
2 2 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) NUnit
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 7 (10.29%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.88%) Retail
6 3 (4.41%) Legal
6 3 (4.41%) Advertising
7 2 (2.94%) Publishing
8 1 (1.47%) Games
8 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.47%) Front Office
8 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) .NET
2 7 (10.29%) HTML
3 6 (8.82%) CSS
4 4 (5.88%) HTML5
5 3 (4.41%) CSS3
5 3 (4.41%) WPF
5 3 (4.41%) jQuery
5 3 (4.41%) SOAP
5 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.94%) JSON
6 2 (2.94%) Web Services
6 2 (2.94%) XML
6 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.94%) iOS SDK
6 2 (2.94%) REST
6 2 (2.94%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.94%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.47%) WebKit
7 1 (1.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) User Experience
2 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) NHS
3 4 (5.88%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.94%) W3C
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) Derivative
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Physics
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Blog
5 1 (1.47%) Online Games
5 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) UNIX
3 4 (5.88%) Android
3 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.94%) Solaris
5 2 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.76%) Project Management
3 6 (8.82%) Migration
4 4 (5.88%) Web Design
4 4 (5.88%) MVC
4 4 (5.88%) Android Development
5 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.94%) OOP
6 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.94%) SOA
6 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.94%) Information Security
6 2 (2.94%) TDD
6 2 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.94%) Content Management
6 2 (2.94%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.94%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.94%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) C#
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.82%) C++
3 6 (8.82%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.94%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.94%) C
5 2 (2.94%) VBA
6 1 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.47%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) PhD
3 1 (1.47%) PMP
3 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) Control-M
2 1 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Adobe
3 3 (4.41%) Murex
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Appcelerator
4 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Sophis
5 1 (1.47%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Avaya
5 1 (1.47%) CommVault
5 1 (1.47%) Apple
5 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.47%) Remedy
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