The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 513 499 477
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 73 72 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 40
Average daily rate
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£200 £274 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% +21.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £196 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £300 £203
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +48.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £13.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -35.00%
Junior Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46253 45082 41589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.74% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29703 28087 24757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1758 1832 1975
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.58 £38.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Junior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Junior Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Junior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Junior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Junior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Junior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Junior Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 48 £263 +16.66% 64
South East -17 8 £200 - 37
East Midlands -3 6 £113 - 16
West Midlands +4 5 £174 - 16
South West -3 2 £138 -54.16% 26
East of England -9 2 £200 -15.78% 20
North East - 2 £135 - 3
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Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 51 (39.53%) HTML
1 51 (39.53%) JavaScript
2 46 (35.66%) CSS
3 36 (27.91%) SQL
4 35 (27.13%) .NET
5 34 (26.36%) C#
6 30 (23.26%) Java
6 30 (23.26%) jQuery
7 23 (17.83%) HTML5
8 18 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (13.95%) SQL Server
8 18 (13.95%) Finance
9 17 (13.18%) PHP
10 16 (12.40%) XML
11 15 (11.63%) Web Services
11 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
11 15 (11.63%) Degree
12 14 (10.85%) CSS3
13 13 (10.08%) User Experience
13 13 (10.08%) MVC
14 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
15 11 (8.53%) Visual Studio
15 11 (8.53%) MySQL
16 10 (7.75%) Web Development
16 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
16 10 (7.75%) C++
16 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
16 10 (7.75%) Mobile App
16 10 (7.75%) AngularJS
17 9 (6.98%) Apple iOS

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.20%) IIS
1 8 (6.20%) CMS
2 5 (3.88%) WordPress
3 4 (3.10%) Node.js
3 4 (3.10%) Drupal
4 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.33%) Alfresco
4 3 (2.33%) nginx
4 3 (2.33%) Confluence
5 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.78%) JBoss
6 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.10%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Exstream
1 1 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
1 1 (0.78%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.33%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) LDAP
1 3 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (1.55%) SSL
3 1 (0.78%) Intranet
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.53%) MySQL
3 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.10%) MS Access
6 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.78%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.78%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.78%) OLAP
9 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.98%) Subversion
2 9 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.20%) JIRA
4 6 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.88%) Maven
6 3 (2.33%) Xcode
6 3 (2.33%) JUnit
6 3 (2.33%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.33%) Gradle
7 2 (1.55%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (1.55%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.55%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.55%) NUnit
7 2 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.55%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.78%) Toad
General
1 18 (13.95%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.10%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.10%) Banking
4 3 (2.33%) Front Office
4 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.33%) Publishing
4 3 (2.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (39.53%) HTML
2 46 (35.66%) CSS
3 35 (27.13%) .NET
4 30 (23.26%) jQuery
5 23 (17.83%) HTML5
6 16 (12.40%) XML
7 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
7 15 (11.63%) Web Services
8 14 (10.85%) CSS3
9 10 (7.75%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (5.43%) XHTML
10 7 (5.43%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.65%) Ajax
11 6 (4.65%) JSON
11 6 (4.65%) SOAP
11 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.88%) Backbone.js
12 5 (3.88%) Sass
12 5 (3.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) User Experience
2 10 (7.75%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.65%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.88%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.10%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.33%) Derivative
6 3 (2.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (2.33%) iPhone
7 2 (1.55%) Wiki
7 2 (1.55%) NHS
7 2 (1.55%) W3C
7 2 (1.55%) GIS
8 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.78%) Equities
8 1 (0.78%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 8 (6.20%) Linux
3 7 (5.43%) Android
4 6 (4.65%) Windows
5 5 (3.88%) UNIX
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (10.08%) MVC
3 10 (7.75%) Web Development
4 9 (6.98%) Unit Testing
5 8 (6.20%) Analytics
5 8 (6.20%) Mobile Development
5 8 (6.20%) TDD
6 7 (5.43%) Scrum
6 7 (5.43%) Content Management
6 7 (5.43%) Android Development
6 7 (5.43%) iOS Development
7 6 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (4.65%) Software Engineering
7 6 (4.65%) Migration
7 6 (4.65%) SOA
8 5 (3.88%) OO
8 5 (3.88%) Software Testing
8 5 (3.88%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.88%) Open Source
9 4 (3.10%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (39.53%) JavaScript
2 36 (27.91%) SQL
3 34 (26.36%) C#
4 30 (23.26%) Java
5 17 (13.18%) PHP
6 10 (7.75%) C++
7 8 (6.20%) VB.NET
7 8 (6.20%) Objective-C
7 8 (6.20%) Ruby
7 8 (6.20%) VBA
8 6 (4.65%) Python
8 6 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.88%) C
10 4 (3.10%) VB
11 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.55%) Perl
12 2 (1.55%) VBScript
12 2 (1.55%) PHP5
12 2 (1.55%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (11.63%) Degree
2 7 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) PhD
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (1.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) ZABBIX
1 3 (2.33%) logstash
1 3 (2.33%) Kibana
1 3 (2.33%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle
3 5 (3.88%) Google
4 4 (3.10%) Twitter
5 2 (1.55%) Talend
5 2 (1.55%) Tableau
5 2 (1.55%) Appcelerator
5 2 (1.55%) Adobe
5 2 (1.55%) HP
6 1 (0.78%) Apple
6 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.78%) Facebook
6 1 (0.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.78%) Cognos
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