The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 154 163 160
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 51 58 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 0.82% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.88% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 44
Average daily rate
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£238 £250 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% -10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £155 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £213 £250
% change year-on-year
+25.64% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -24.24%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6572 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.03% 92.50% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3959 4830 5240
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 169 170
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Junior
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 15 (18.75%) Banking
3 14 (17.50%) Degree
4 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
5 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (13.75%) SQL
6 11 (13.75%) Windows
7 9 (11.25%) MS Office
8 8 (10.00%) MS Visio
8 8 (10.00%) Project Management
8 8 (10.00%) Investment Banking
9 7 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (8.75%) CSS
9 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.75%) HTML
10 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
10 6 (7.50%) .NET
10 6 (7.50%) JSON
10 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
11 5 (6.25%) Mathematics
11 5 (6.25%) C#
11 5 (6.25%) XML
11 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
11 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.00%) Cisco
12 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
12 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
12 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
12 4 (5.00%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.25%) WordPress
2 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.25%) MS Office
3 8 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 7 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (5.00%) MS Project
6 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) LAN
1 2 (2.50%) WAN
1 2 (2.50%) Internet
1 2 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.25%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.25%) FTP
2 1 (1.25%) VPN
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) MS Access
3 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Xcode
2 1 (1.25%) Maven
2 1 (1.25%) Mocha
2 1 (1.25%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.25%) Grunt
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 15 (18.75%) Banking
3 8 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Front Office
5 2 (2.50%) Back Office
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.25%) Electronics
6 1 (1.25%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.25%) Local Government
6 1 (1.25%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) HTML
1 7 (8.75%) CSS
2 6 (7.50%) .NET
2 6 (7.50%) JSON
3 5 (6.25%) XML
4 4 (5.00%) RESTful
4 4 (5.00%) HTML5
4 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.75%) Ajax
5 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.75%) Web Services
5 3 (3.75%) XHTML
5 3 (3.75%) Cocoa
6 2 (2.50%) jQuery
6 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.50%) CSS3
7 1 (1.25%) WebSockets
7 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.75%) Statistics
5 2 (2.50%) NHS
5 2 (2.50%) Derivative
5 2 (2.50%) PMI
5 2 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.50%) Equities
5 2 (2.50%) iPhone
5 2 (2.50%) Social Media
6 1 (1.25%) iPad
6 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.25%) EPoS
6 1 (1.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Windows
2 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.50%) Linux
4 2 (2.50%) UNIX
5 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.00%) Project Management
2 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
3 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.75%) iOS Development
6 2 (2.50%) ITIL
6 2 (2.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.50%) Memory Management
6 2 (2.50%) Change Control
6 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.50%) Change Management
6 2 (2.50%) PRINCE
6 2 (2.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (3.75%) Java
4 3 (3.75%) VBA
4 3 (3.75%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.50%) VB
5 2 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) C++
6 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.50%) CCNA
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.25%) Control-M
2 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle
4 2 (2.50%) SAP
4 2 (2.50%) Adobe
4 2 (2.50%) HP
4 2 (2.50%) Dell
4 2 (2.50%) VMware
4 2 (2.50%) Altiris
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix
5 1 (1.25%) Symantec
5 1 (1.25%) Cognos
5 1 (1.25%) IBM
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