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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 166 183 148
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 29 30 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.48% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.52% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 31
Average daily rate
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£225 £213 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £126 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £378 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £220 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £13.20
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +34.46%
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
5034 5813 5919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.74% 92.36% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3801 4226 4345
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 81 120
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.41 £39.51 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Banking
3 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.00%) SQL
4 8 (13.33%) Degree
4 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (11.67%) C++
5 7 (11.67%) Project Management
6 6 (10.00%) C#
6 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (8.33%) UNIX
7 5 (8.33%) Windows
7 5 (8.33%) Java
7 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.33%) .NET
7 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
7 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 5 (8.33%) User Experience
8 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 4 (6.67%) Objective-C
8 4 (6.67%) Linux
8 4 (6.67%) PhD
9 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.00%) Python
9 3 (5.00%) Solaris
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle
9 3 (5.00%) HTML
9 3 (5.00%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.00%) MS Project
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
1 1 (1.67%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) SNMP
1 1 (1.67%) TACACS
1 1 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.33%) Big Data
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Android Studio
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
1 2 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 2 (3.33%) Xcode
1 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Front Office
5 2 (3.33%) Back Office
5 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) Android SDK
3 2 (3.33%) WPF
3 2 (3.33%) JSON
3 2 (3.33%) iOS SDK
3 2 (3.33%) REST
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
3 2 (3.33%) SOAP
3 2 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (1.67%) J2EE
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) Ajax
4 1 (1.67%) Cocoa
4 1 (1.67%) WebKit
4 1 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) User Experience
3 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.00%) NHS
4 3 (5.00%) Graphic Design
4 3 (5.00%) Physics
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.67%) Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Statistics
6 1 (1.67%) Economics
6 1 (1.67%) Open Source
6 1 (1.67%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.67%) Blog
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) UNIX
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Solaris
3 3 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.67%) Project Management
3 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (5.00%) Web Design
3 3 (5.00%) Validation
3 3 (5.00%) Migration
3 3 (5.00%) Time Management
3 3 (5.00%) Android Development
4 2 (3.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.33%) Scrum
4 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (3.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (3.33%) TDD
4 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) C++
3 6 (10.00%) C#
4 5 (8.33%) Java
4 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.67%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.33%) VBA
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) XQuery
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) PhD
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) Netcool
2 1 (1.67%) Control-M
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe
2 3 (5.00%) Murex
3 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.33%) Appcelerator
3 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) EMC
4 1 (1.67%) Apple
4 1 (1.67%) Remedy
4 1 (1.67%) McAfee
4 1 (1.67%) Sophis
4 1 (1.67%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) F5
4 1 (1.67%) Wall Street Systems
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