The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Edinburgh 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 82 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £170 £179
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+47.05% +36.00%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1254 709 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.14% 93.78% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 305 551
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 33
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -38.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.33 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Junior Developer
Scotland

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Junior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Junior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Junior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Junior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Junior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Junior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) JPA
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (50.00%) RichFaces
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) JSF
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) JPA
1 2 (50.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (50.00%) RichFaces
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss