The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 147 166 163
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 48 53 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.75% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.81% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 44
Average daily rate
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£236 £250 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £405 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £209 £236
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -25.75%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5306 6559 7187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.01% 92.62% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3866 4817 5233
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 169
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Junior
London

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 15 (18.07%) Banking
3 14 (16.87%) Degree
4 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
5 12 (14.46%) Windows
5 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
6 11 (13.25%) SQL
7 9 (10.84%) MS Office
8 8 (9.64%) MS Visio
8 8 (9.64%) Project Management
8 8 (9.64%) Investment Banking
9 7 (8.43%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (8.43%) CSS
9 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.43%) HTML
10 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
10 6 (7.23%) .NET
10 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
10 6 (7.23%) JSON
11 5 (6.02%) Mathematics
11 5 (6.02%) C#
11 5 (6.02%) XML
11 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
11 5 (6.02%) Cisco
12 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
12 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
12 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
12 4 (4.82%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.20%) WordPress
2 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.84%) MS Office
3 8 (9.64%) MS Visio
4 7 (8.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (4.82%) MS Project
6 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.20%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Payroll
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
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) WAN
1 3 (3.61%) LAN
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (2.41%) Internet
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%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.20%) VLAN
3 1 (1.20%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.20%) SDH
3 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.20%) FTP
3 1 (1.20%) RIP
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.20%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) MS Access
3 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Xcode
2 1 (1.20%) Maven
2 1 (1.20%) Mocha
2 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.20%) Grunt
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 15 (18.07%) Banking
3 8 (9.64%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Retail
5 2 (2.41%) Front Office
5 2 (2.41%) Back Office
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.20%) Electronics
6 1 (1.20%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.20%) Billing
6 1 (1.20%) Local Government
6 1 (1.20%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) HTML
1 7 (8.43%) CSS
2 6 (7.23%) .NET
2 6 (7.23%) JSON
3 5 (6.02%) XML
4 4 (4.82%) RESTful
4 4 (4.82%) HTML5
4 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.61%) Ajax
5 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.61%) Web Services
5 3 (3.61%) XHTML
5 3 (3.61%) Cocoa
6 2 (2.41%) jQuery
6 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.41%) CSS3
7 1 (1.20%) WebSockets
7 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.02%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.61%) Statistics
5 2 (2.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.41%) Derivative
5 2 (2.41%) PMI
5 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.41%) Equities
5 2 (2.41%) iPhone
5 2 (2.41%) Social Media
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.20%) EPoS
6 1 (1.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.41%) Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.20%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.64%) Project Management
2 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
3 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (4.82%) Business Analysis
5 3 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.61%) Test Scripting
5 3 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.61%) Risk Management
5 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.61%) iOS Development
6 2 (2.41%) ITIL
6 2 (2.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.41%) Memory Management
6 2 (2.41%) Change Control
6 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.41%) Change Management
6 2 (2.41%) PRINCE
6 2 (2.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.02%) C#
4 3 (3.61%) Java
4 3 (3.61%) VBA
4 3 (3.61%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.41%) VB
5 2 (2.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.20%) C++
6 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) 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%) SLA
1 1 (1.20%) QA
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%) Control-M
2 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) Cisco
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) SAP
4 2 (2.41%) Adobe
4 2 (2.41%) HP
4 2 (2.41%) Dell
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.41%) Altiris
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) Symantec
5 1 (1.20%) Cognos
5 1 (1.20%) IBM
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago