The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 133 159 182
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 26 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.66% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 29
Median daily rate £269 £233 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.59% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £131 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £363 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.00%
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
3143 5152 5763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.04% 95.14% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2570 3927 4316
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 91 73
Median hourly rate £21.78 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Junior in the job title.

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 May 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 9 (18.75%) Java
4 7 (14.58%) Project Management
5 6 (12.50%) SQL
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (10.42%) C#
6 5 (10.42%) HTML
6 5 (10.42%) Windows
6 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
7 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.33%) CSS
7 4 (8.33%) Google
7 4 (8.33%) Degree
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
7 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) User Experience
7 4 (8.33%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
8 3 (6.25%) CSS3
8 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (6.25%) HTML5
8 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
8 3 (6.25%) Spring
8 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.25%) Perl

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) Jetty
1 2 (4.17%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) AdWords
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) Google Analytics
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) QlikView
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Ant
1 1 (2.08%) Hudson
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Maven
1 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
1 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.17%) Front Office
4 2 (4.17%) Law
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) CSS3
3 3 (6.25%) HTML5
3 3 (6.25%) Spring
4 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.17%) RESTful
4 2 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
5 1 (2.08%) NancyFx
5 1 (2.08%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) User Experience
2 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.17%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.17%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Physics
4 1 (2.08%) PMI
4 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Project Management
2 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (8.33%) Front End Development
3 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (8.33%) TDD
4 3 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Data Validation
5 2 (4.17%) Digital Analytics
5 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL
5 2 (4.17%) ITSM
5 2 (4.17%) MVC
5 2 (4.17%) OO
5 2 (4.17%) Scrum
5 2 (4.17%) Service Management
5 2 (4.17%) Validation
5 2 (4.17%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) Perl
4 3 (6.25%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.17%) PMP
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Google
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.08%) Solace
3 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
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