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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 160 181 168
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 38 48 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.66% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.72% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 42
Average daily rate
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£245 £260 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £138 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £100.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.00% +534.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.53 £12.75 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-17.39% -7.27%
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
5382 6662 7123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.55% 92.27% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3969 4847 5119
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
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 £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 134 169
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £38.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 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 1 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 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 16 (19.28%) Degree
3 13 (15.66%) SQL
4 12 (14.46%) Banking
5 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
6 10 (12.05%) Windows
6 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
7 9 (10.84%) MS Visio
7 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.64%) CSS
8 8 (9.64%) HTML
9 7 (8.43%) MS Office
9 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.43%) Cisco
10 6 (7.23%) .NET
10 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
10 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
10 6 (7.23%) C#
10 6 (7.23%) Project Management
10 6 (7.23%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (7.23%) JSON
11 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
11 5 (6.02%) HTML5
11 5 (6.02%) UNIX
12 4 (4.82%) Oracle
12 4 (4.82%) MS Project
12 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.82%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Drupal
2 1 (1.20%) WordPress
2 1 (1.20%) Node.js
2 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.84%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.43%) MS Office
4 6 (7.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (4.82%) MS Project
6 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.20%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) LAN
1 3 (3.61%) WAN
2 2 (2.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.20%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.20%) VLAN
3 1 (1.20%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.20%) SONET
3 1 (1.20%) DWDM
3 1 (1.20%) MPLS
3 1 (1.20%) OSPF
3 1 (1.20%) BGP
3 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.20%) RIP
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Xcode
2 1 (1.20%) Subversion
2 1 (1.20%) Maven
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) Mocha
2 1 (1.20%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.20%) Grunt
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Marketing
5 2 (2.41%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) German Language
6 1 (1.20%) Local Government
6 1 (1.20%) Front Office
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) Electronics
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) CSS
1 8 (9.64%) HTML
2 6 (7.23%) .NET
2 6 (7.23%) JSON
3 5 (6.02%) HTML5
4 4 (4.82%) RESTful
4 4 (4.82%) jQuery
5 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.61%) Ajax
5 3 (3.61%) CSS3
5 3 (3.61%) Cocoa
5 3 (3.61%) XHTML
5 3 (3.61%) XML
5 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.41%) Web Services
6 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.20%) Spring
7 1 (1.20%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.20%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.82%) User Experience
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Statistics
4 2 (2.41%) PMI
4 2 (2.41%) Equities
4 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.41%) Social Media
4 2 (2.41%) iPhone
4 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.20%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.20%) Derivative
5 1 (1.20%) iPad
5 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.20%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) UNIX
3 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.61%) Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.20%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
3 6 (7.23%) Project Management
4 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.61%) iOS Development
5 3 (3.61%) Test Scripting
5 3 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (3.61%) MVC
6 2 (2.41%) OOP
6 2 (2.41%) ITIL
6 2 (2.41%) PRINCE
6 2 (2.41%) Scrum
6 2 (2.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.41%) Change Control
6 2 (2.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.23%) C#
3 3 (3.61%) Objective-C
3 3 (3.61%) PHP
4 2 (2.41%) VB
4 2 (2.41%) VBA
4 2 (2.41%) Java
5 1 (1.20%) VB6
5 1 (1.20%) Perl
5 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) CCNA
2 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Cisco
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) VMware
5 2 (2.41%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) Zend
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix
6 1 (1.20%) Symantec
6 1 (1.20%) Juniper
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe
6 1 (1.20%) IBM
6 1 (1.20%) Cognos
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Rate: From £200 to £230 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £200.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £100 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago