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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 135 159 179
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 18 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.56% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.59% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 15
Average daily rate £300 £320 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £173 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £600 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £18.32 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.94% -18.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £13.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -1.78%
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
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 February 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 12 February 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
3 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 8 (23.53%) Degree
4 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 5 (14.71%) User Experience
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) HTML
6 5 (14.71%) Investment Banking
7 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) CSS
7 4 (11.76%) Advertising
7 4 (11.76%) VMware
8 3 (8.82%) Equities
8 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
8 3 (8.82%) ITIL
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.82%) VBA
8 3 (8.82%) PMP
8 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
8 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.88%) Typography
9 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) assyst
1 2 (5.88%) Rolfe and Nolan
1 2 (5.88%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (2.94%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Axure RP
1 2 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (11.76%) Advertising
5 2 (5.88%) Front Office
5 2 (5.88%) Law
5 2 (5.88%) Legal
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) CSS3
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) JDBC
4 1 (2.94%) JMS
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Visualforce
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) WinForms
4 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.82%) Equities
3 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (5.88%) Derivative
4 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.88%) Android
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Project Management
2 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) Change Control
4 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.88%) ITSM
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Service Management
4 2 (5.88%) System Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Typography
4 2 (5.88%) Use Case
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Information Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) VBA
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.94%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.82%) PMP
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) SunGard
4 1 (2.94%) FXall
4 1 (2.94%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.94%) Murex
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy
4 1 (2.94%) Reuters
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
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