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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 160 169 166
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 40 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.72% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.78% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 43
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£244 £250 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £144 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £228 £225
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £100.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.00% +1011.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.53 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -27.27%
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
5456 6663 7294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3999 4840 5249
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 142 176
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 £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £34.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 12 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 12 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 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Degree
3 14 (17.07%) Banking
4 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
5 12 (14.63%) SQL
5 12 (14.63%) Windows
5 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
6 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
7 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.54%) Cisco
8 7 (8.54%) CSS
8 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.54%) HTML
8 7 (8.54%) MS Office
9 6 (7.32%) Project Management
9 6 (7.32%) .NET
9 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
9 6 (7.32%) C#
9 6 (7.32%) Investment Banking
10 5 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (6.10%) JSON
10 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
10 5 (6.10%) HTML5
10 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
10 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.88%) Blackberry
11 4 (4.88%) Oracle
11 4 (4.88%) MS Project
11 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 12 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 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.22%) Drupal
2 1 (1.22%) WordPress
2 1 (1.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.54%) MS Office
4 5 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (4.88%) MS Project
6 2 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.22%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) WAN
1 3 (3.66%) LAN
2 2 (2.44%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) SONET
3 1 (1.22%) DWDM
3 1 (1.22%) MPLS
3 1 (1.22%) OSPF
3 1 (1.22%) BGP
3 1 (1.22%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.22%) VLAN
3 1 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.22%) SDH
3 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.22%) RIP
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) MS Access
2 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Xcode
2 1 (1.22%) Subversion
2 1 (1.22%) Maven
2 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.22%) Mocha
2 1 (1.22%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.22%) Grunt
2 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 14 (17.07%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) German Language
6 1 (1.22%) Local Government
6 1 (1.22%) Law
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Front Office
6 1 (1.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.22%) Electronics
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) HTML
1 7 (8.54%) CSS
2 6 (7.32%) .NET
3 5 (6.10%) JSON
3 5 (6.10%) HTML5
4 4 (4.88%) RESTful
5 3 (3.66%) CSS3
5 3 (3.66%) jQuery
5 3 (3.66%) Ajax
5 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.66%) XML
5 3 (3.66%) XHTML
5 3 (3.66%) Cocoa
6 2 (2.44%) Web Services
6 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.22%) Spring
7 1 (1.22%) WebSockets
7 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.88%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.88%) User Experience
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Statistics
4 2 (2.44%) PMI
4 2 (2.44%) NHS
4 2 (2.44%) iPhone
4 2 (2.44%) Social Media
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.22%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
5 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.66%) UNIX
4 2 (2.44%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.22%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2
3 6 (7.32%) Project Management
4 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
5 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.66%) Test Scripting
6 3 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.66%) iOS Development
6 3 (3.66%) Line Management
7 2 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.44%) Change Control
7 2 (2.44%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.44%) Memory Management
7 2 (2.44%) ITIL
7 2 (2.44%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.44%) Web Development
7 2 (2.44%) PRINCE
7 2 (2.44%) OOP
7 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) C#
3 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.66%) Objective-C
4 3 (3.66%) Java
5 2 (2.44%) VB
5 2 (2.44%) VBA
5 2 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) C++
6 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) CCNA
2 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.22%) Control-M
2 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) Cisco
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) HP
5 2 (2.44%) Dell
5 2 (2.44%) VMware
5 2 (2.44%) Altiris
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) Juniper
6 1 (1.22%) Symantec
6 1 (1.22%) Cognos
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
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