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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 70 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 11 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.40% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.43% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Average daily rate £325 £200 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £200 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1207 704 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 93.49% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 301 555
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -35.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.17 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Junior
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) JPA
2 4 (28.57%) Apache CXF
2 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) JSF
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) UML
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) JBoss
2 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (14.29%) RichFaces
4 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Back Office
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) SOA

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) JPA
1 4 (28.57%) Apache CXF
1 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 4 (28.57%) JSF
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) RichFaces
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Scrum
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) UML
1 4 (28.57%) OO
1 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Use Case
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle