The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 72 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £155 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
Junior
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
894 1434 1411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.65% 95.66% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 700 767
Median daily rate £390 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Edinburgh region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Java

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Physics
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) SOA
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle