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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 157 169 158
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 35 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.54% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.58% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 29
Average daily rate
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£240 £245 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £145 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £233
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.75 £14.23
% change year-on-year
+21.56% -10.40%
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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 23 (35.94%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.06%) SQL
5 8 (12.50%) C#
5 8 (12.50%) C++
5 8 (12.50%) .NET
5 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.94%) User Experience
7 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (9.38%) Investment Banking
7 6 (9.38%) Java
7 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
7 6 (9.38%) Project Management
8 5 (7.81%) UNIX
8 5 (7.81%) Windows
8 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.81%) Photoshop
8 5 (7.81%) Migration
8 5 (7.81%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (7.81%) Degree
9 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
9 4 (6.25%) Graphic Design
9 4 (6.25%) Android
9 4 (6.25%) Android Development
9 4 (6.25%) Web Design
9 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
9 4 (6.25%) MVC
9 4 (6.25%) MS Office
9 4 (6.25%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.25%) MS Office
4 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (3.13%) MS Project
6 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
1 1 (1.56%) Basecamp
1 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) SNMP
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.56%) TACACS
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
1 1 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (3.13%) Android Studio
2 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.13%) Xcode
2 2 (3.13%) Subversion
2 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.56%) NUnit
General
1 23 (35.94%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.69%) Retail
6 2 (3.13%) Advertising
6 2 (3.13%) Publishing
6 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.13%) Back Office
7 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.69%) CSS
3 3 (4.69%) SOAP
3 3 (4.69%) WPF
3 3 (4.69%) HTML5
4 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.13%) CSS3
4 2 (3.13%) JSON
4 2 (3.13%) jQuery
4 2 (3.13%) Android SDK
4 2 (3.13%) iOS SDK
4 2 (3.13%) REST
4 2 (3.13%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 2 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (1.56%) J2EE
5 1 (1.56%) Ajax
5 1 (1.56%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) User Experience
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Graphic Design
3 4 (6.25%) NHS
4 3 (4.69%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.69%) Physics
5 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.56%) W3C
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.56%) Blog
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) UNIX
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.25%) Android
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Solaris
4 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.38%) Project Management
3 5 (7.81%) Migration
4 4 (6.25%) Android Development
4 4 (6.25%) Web Design
4 4 (6.25%) MVC
5 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.69%) Validation
5 3 (4.69%) Time Management
6 2 (3.13%) BDD
6 2 (3.13%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.13%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.13%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.13%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.13%) Change Control
6 2 (3.13%) Scrum
6 2 (3.13%) Information Security
6 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) C#
2 8 (12.50%) C++
3 6 (9.38%) Java
4 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.69%) Python
5 3 (4.69%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.13%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.13%) VBA
6 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) PhD
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Netcool
2 1 (1.56%) Control-M
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) Adobe
3 3 (4.69%) Murex
4 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.13%) Appcelerator
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) EMC
5 1 (1.56%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) Remedy
5 1 (1.56%) McAfee
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Sophis
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (1.56%) F5
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