The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 68 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 19 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.50% 1.27% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.34% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £270 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £209 £236
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -25.75%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1196 972 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.83% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 454 439
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Junior
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Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 9 (31.03%) JSF
3 9 (31.03%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) JBoss
4 8 (27.59%) Apache CXF
4 8 (27.59%) JPA
4 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
4 8 (27.59%) UML
4 8 (27.59%) OO
4 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
4 8 (27.59%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) Web Services
5 7 (24.14%) Use Case
6 6 (20.69%) Degree
6 6 (20.69%) SOA
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) RichFaces
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
8 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
8 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Retail
8 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
8 4 (13.79%) HNC
8 4 (13.79%) HND
9 3 (10.34%) C#
9 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.34%) Microsoft

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) JSF
2 8 (27.59%) Apache CXF
2 8 (27.59%) JPA
2 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
3 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 5 (17.24%) RichFaces
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) WPF
6 1 (3.45%) JavaBeans
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE
6 1 (3.45%) EJB
6 1 (3.45%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
1 8 (27.59%) UML
1 8 (27.59%) OO
1 8 (27.59%) Scrum
2 7 (24.14%) Use Case
3 6 (20.69%) SOA
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
7 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Analytics
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.45%) ETL
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) HNC
2 4 (13.79%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) JBoss
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Apple