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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 168 152 172
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 43 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.85% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.92% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 42
Average daily rate
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£265 £239 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.87% -4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £149 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £267 £213
% change year-on-year
-25.09% +25.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
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 £12.50 £10.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
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
5481 5422 6592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.38% 92.16% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4267 3949 4849
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £277
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 87 91 168
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £32.82 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 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 28 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 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 13 (18.06%) Banking
3 11 (15.28%) Project Management
3 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.89%) .NET
4 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.89%) User Experience
5 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 8 (11.11%) C#
6 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (11.11%) Degree
7 7 (9.72%) Investment Banking
7 7 (9.72%) SQL
7 7 (9.72%) HTML
7 7 (9.72%) Java
7 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.72%) Windows
7 7 (9.72%) Migration
8 6 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (8.33%) MS Office
8 6 (8.33%) CSS
8 6 (8.33%) Photoshop
9 5 (6.94%) HTML5
9 5 (6.94%) C++
9 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.94%) UNIX
9 5 (6.94%) Adobe
9 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
10 4 (5.56%) Web Design
10 4 (5.56%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) SAS
2 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.39%) Lync
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.33%) MS Office
2 6 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.78%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.39%) PaaS
1 1 (1.39%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
1 1 (1.39%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) PBX
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
1 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.39%) Firewall
1 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) Big Data
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.39%) MS Access
3 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (2.78%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.78%) Android Studio
2 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.78%) Xcode
2 2 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) NUnit
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 13 (18.06%) Banking
3 7 (9.72%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.56%) Advertising
5 4 (5.56%) Retail
6 3 (4.17%) Legal
7 2 (2.78%) Publishing
7 2 (2.78%) Games
7 2 (2.78%) Back Office
8 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.39%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) HTML
3 6 (8.33%) CSS
4 5 (6.94%) HTML5
5 4 (5.56%) CSS3
6 3 (4.17%) WPF
6 3 (4.17%) jQuery
6 3 (4.17%) SOAP
6 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.78%) JSON
7 2 (2.78%) Web Services
7 2 (2.78%) XML
7 2 (2.78%) Flash
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.78%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.78%) Android SDK
7 2 (2.78%) iOS SDK
7 2 (2.78%) REST
8 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) User Experience
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Graphic Design
3 4 (5.56%) NHS
4 3 (4.17%) Derivative
5 2 (2.78%) Online Games
5 2 (2.78%) W3C
5 2 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.78%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) Equities
6 1 (1.39%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) UNIX
3 4 (5.56%) Android
3 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.78%) Solaris
5 2 (2.78%) Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) Project Management
1 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.72%) Migration
3 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.56%) Web Design
4 4 (5.56%) Android Development
5 3 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 3 (4.17%) BDD
5 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.17%) MVC
5 3 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.17%) TDD
5 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.78%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.78%) Content Management
6 2 (2.78%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) C#
2 7 (9.72%) Java
2 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.72%) SQL
3 5 (6.94%) C++
4 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.78%) ActionScript
4 2 (2.78%) VBA
4 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.78%) Apple Swift
4 2 (2.78%) C
5 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) PMP
3 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Adobe
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle
4 3 (4.17%) Murex
5 2 (2.78%) VMware
5 2 (2.78%) Google
5 2 (2.78%) Appcelerator
5 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.39%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.39%) Sophis
6 1 (1.39%) Omniture
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Avaya
6 1 (1.39%) CommVault
6 1 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.39%) Remedy
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