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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 54 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 19 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.24% 0.21% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 0.22% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 3
Median daily rate £213 - £285
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 - £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £230 - £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £223 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £12.67 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+10.54% -9.53%

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
802 1385 1283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.58% 95.85% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 711 707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 21 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 14 (70.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Spring
4 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (25.00%) Banking
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Planview
8 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.00%) Legal
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) SOA
8 1 (5.00%) ETL
8 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (5.00%) LAN
8 1 (5.00%) JBoss
8 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.00%) SQL
8 1 (5.00%) .NET
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.00%) MS Office
8 1 (5.00%) XML

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 (5.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) JProfiler
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Android Development
4 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Planview