The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 79 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 10 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 1.49% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.57% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Average daily rate
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£225 £330 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £210 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £265 £209
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +26.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -14.28%
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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
1501 1212 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.29% 94.76% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 698 455
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 26
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (26.32%) VBA
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) RAD
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL
8 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
8 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) ETL
8 1 (5.26%) ATM
8 1 (5.26%) ISEB
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) Data Management
8 1 (5.26%) Planview
8 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) ATM
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) RAD
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) VBA
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Planview
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