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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 127 168 181
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 27 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.51% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.53% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 21
Average daily rate £299 £225 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.66% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £126 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £106.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +18.51%
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
3314 5255 5909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.58% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 3991 4312
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 81 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £30.00 £33.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Banking
3 7 (15.91%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 6 (13.64%) Degree
5 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
5 5 (11.36%) C#
5 5 (11.36%) HTML
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 4 (9.09%) User Experience
6 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.09%) CSS
6 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.09%) VMware
6 4 (9.09%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (6.82%) Google
7 3 (6.82%) Spring
7 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
7 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.82%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (4.55%) Jetty
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) AdWords
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Ant
1 1 (2.27%) Hudson
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Maven
1 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Front Office
4 2 (4.55%) Law
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) CSS3
3 3 (6.82%) HTML5
3 3 (6.82%) Spring
4 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.55%) WPF
5 1 (2.27%) Middleware
5 1 (2.27%) NancyFx
5 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.55%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.55%) Social Media
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Derivative
4 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Physics
4 1 (2.27%) PMI
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Project Management
2 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 4 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.09%) TDD
4 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Data Validation
5 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) ITSM
5 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.55%) MVC
5 2 (4.55%) OO
5 2 (4.55%) Scrum
5 2 (4.55%) SDLC
5 2 (4.55%) Service Management
5 2 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) VBA
4 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.55%) PMP
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.09%) VMware
2 3 (6.82%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Solace
3 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
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