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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 167 163 176
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 31 45 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.76% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.83% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 37
Average daily rate
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£270 £238 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.68% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £163 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £362 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £216 £203
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £55.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -74.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £91.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.53 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+18.68% -12.22%
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
5000 5454 6805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.87% 92.22% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3945 3942 4964
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 93 149
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Banking
3 11 (16.67%) Project Management
4 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.15%) User Experience
4 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (13.64%) .NET
6 8 (12.12%) Java
6 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.12%) Degree
7 7 (10.61%) Investment Banking
7 7 (10.61%) HTML
7 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
7 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.61%) Adobe
8 6 (9.09%) SQL
8 6 (9.09%) Photoshop
8 6 (9.09%) MS Office
8 6 (9.09%) CSS
8 6 (9.09%) Windows
8 6 (9.09%) Migration
8 6 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
9 5 (7.58%) C#
9 5 (7.58%) C++
9 5 (7.58%) HTML5
9 5 (7.58%) Analytics
10 4 (6.06%) CSS3
10 4 (6.06%) Android Development

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.52%) SAS
1 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
1 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.52%) Lync
1 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 6 (9.09%) MS Office
2 6 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.03%) Acrobat
3 2 (3.03%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 3 (4.55%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) PBX
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.52%) MS Access
3 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.03%) Android Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.03%) Xcode
2 2 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) NUnit
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Banking
3 7 (10.61%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Advertising
5 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Games
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
6 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.03%) Front Office
6 2 (3.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.52%) Publishing
7 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) HTML
3 6 (9.09%) CSS
4 5 (7.58%) HTML5
5 4 (6.06%) Web Services
5 4 (6.06%) CSS3
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.55%) jQuery
6 3 (4.55%) SOAP
7 2 (3.03%) JSON
7 2 (3.03%) iOS SDK
7 2 (3.03%) REST
7 2 (3.03%) XML
7 2 (3.03%) Flash
7 2 (3.03%) Gherkin
7 2 (3.03%) Android SDK
7 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.52%) JMS
8 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) User Experience
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.55%) NHS
3 3 (4.55%) Derivative
4 2 (3.03%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.03%) W3C
4 2 (3.03%) Online Games
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Physics
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Equities
5 1 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Android
2 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.03%) Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.03%) UNIX
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.52%) Debian
5 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Project Management
2 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.09%) Migration
4 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.58%) Analytics
5 4 (6.06%) Android Development
5 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.06%) Web Design
6 3 (4.55%) MVC
6 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.55%) TDD
6 3 (4.55%) Web Analytics
6 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.55%) BDD
7 2 (3.03%) Change Control
7 2 (3.03%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.03%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) Java
1 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.09%) SQL
3 5 (7.58%) C#
3 5 (7.58%) C++
4 2 (3.03%) C
4 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.03%) ActionScript
4 2 (3.03%) VBA
4 2 (3.03%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.52%) Python
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby
5 1 (1.52%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.52%) Go
5 1 (1.52%) SOQL
5 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) PMP
2 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.61%) Adobe
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Google
3 3 (4.55%) Omniture
4 2 (3.03%) Appcelerator
4 2 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) Sophis
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.52%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.52%) Murex
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Avaya
5 1 (1.52%) CommVault
5 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com