The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 129 104 130
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 18 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.84% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.91% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 5
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£200 £225 £75
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +200.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +18.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.76 £11.00 £9.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £11.00 £17.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.53 £12.75 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-17.39% -7.27%
Junior
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2818 2200 2990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.00% 92.87% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1112 1484
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 212 315
Average hourly rate £16.72 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.84 £42.50 £40.00
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 East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the East of England region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the East of England region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £200 -27.27% 16
Bedfordshire -16 6 £350 +70.73% 5
Hertfordshire -22 5 £200 +53.84% 5
Essex -10 2 £175 +12.90%
Norfolk - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - - 2
East Anglia - - - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (28.21%) Project Management
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.82%) Finance
4 5 (12.82%) MS Office
4 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (12.82%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) Retail
5 4 (10.26%) CSS
5 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
5 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) HTML
6 3 (7.69%) .NET
6 3 (7.69%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (7.69%) HTML5
6 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.13%) CSS3
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.13%) Data Entry
7 2 (5.13%) WordPress
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.13%) Logistics
7 2 (5.13%) French Language
7 2 (5.13%) German Language
7 2 (5.13%) Spanish Language

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (5.13%) WordPress
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
1 5 (12.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (5.13%) InfoPath
4 2 (5.13%) MS Project
4 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (2.56%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Agresso
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) French Language
3 2 (5.13%) German Language
3 2 (5.13%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) CSS
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) jQuery
2 3 (7.69%) HTML5
3 2 (5.13%) CSS3
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.13%) XHTML
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) DOM
4 1 (2.56%) XSL
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) Ajax
4 1 (2.56%) JSF
4 1 (2.56%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.56%) Statistics
2 1 (2.56%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Project Management
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.13%) Data Entry
5 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.13%) Logistics
5 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.13%) ERP
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) MVC
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) Scrum
6 1 (2.56%) Validation
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) BPR
6 1 (2.56%) OO
6 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
1 3 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (5.13%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Erlang
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.56%) PMP
2 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.56%) MCP
2 1 (2.56%) MCITP
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.56%) Primavera
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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