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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 168 176 159
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 39 49 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.68% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.74% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 37
Average daily rate
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£240 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £137 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £337 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £253
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -3.77%
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
5598 6659 6481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.93% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 4859 4739
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 127 155
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Degree
3 14 (16.09%) SQL
3 14 (16.09%) Windows
4 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
5 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
5 11 (12.64%) Banking
6 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.49%) Cisco
6 10 (11.49%) CSS
6 10 (11.49%) HTML
7 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
8 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
9 7 (8.05%) C#
10 6 (6.90%) JSON
10 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
10 6 (6.90%) HTML5
10 6 (6.90%) .NET
10 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.90%) UNIX
10 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
10 6 (6.90%) Project Management
11 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.75%) PHP
11 5 (5.75%) jQuery
12 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
12 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.60%) RESTful
12 4 (4.60%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (2.30%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.30%) Drupal
2 1 (1.15%) WordPress
2 1 (1.15%) Node.js
2 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.60%) MS Project
3 4 (4.60%) MS Office
4 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) WAN
1 3 (3.45%) LAN
1 3 (3.45%) Wireless
1 3 (3.45%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.15%) VPN
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
3 1 (1.15%) SONET
3 1 (1.15%) DWDM
3 1 (1.15%) MPLS
3 1 (1.15%) OSPF
3 1 (1.15%) BGP
3 1 (1.15%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.15%) VLAN
3 1 (1.15%) SDH
3 1 (1.15%) VoIP
3 1 (1.15%) DHCP
3 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.15%) Big Data
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) MS Access
4 1 (1.15%) DTS
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Xcode
2 1 (1.15%) Subversion
2 1 (1.15%) Maven
2 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) Mocha
2 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.15%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.15%) Grunt
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Marketing
5 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Local Government
6 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Front Office
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) German Language
6 1 (1.15%) Law
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) HTML
1 10 (11.49%) CSS
2 6 (6.90%) .NET
2 6 (6.90%) JSON
2 6 (6.90%) HTML5
3 5 (5.75%) jQuery
4 4 (4.60%) RESTful
5 3 (3.45%) CSS3
5 3 (3.45%) Ajax
5 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.45%) XHTML
5 3 (3.45%) Cocoa
6 2 (2.30%) Web Services
6 2 (2.30%) XML
6 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.15%) Spring
7 1 (1.15%) LAMP
7 1 (1.15%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.30%) User Experience
4 2 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.30%) Equities
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) Social Media
5 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.15%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.15%) Statistics
5 1 (1.15%) EPoS
5 1 (1.15%) DTV
5 1 (1.15%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) UNIX
3 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.60%) Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2
2 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
2 6 (6.90%) Project Management
3 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (4.60%) iOS Development
5 3 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (3.45%) OOP
5 3 (3.45%) MVC
5 3 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.30%) Migration
6 2 (2.30%) Scrum
6 2 (2.30%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.30%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.30%) OO
6 2 (2.30%) PRINCE
6 2 (2.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.09%) SQL
2 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.05%) C#
4 5 (5.75%) PHP
5 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.45%) Java
7 2 (2.30%) Python
8 1 (1.15%) VB6
8 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.15%) C
8 1 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.15%) VB
8 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) CCNA
2 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.15%) CCENT
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.15%) Control-M
2 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) Cisco
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle
4 3 (3.45%) SAP
4 3 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (1.15%) Citrix
5 1 (1.15%) Juniper
5 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.15%) Reuters
5 1 (1.15%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.15%) Symantec
5 1 (1.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) Google
5 1 (1.15%) Zend
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe
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