The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 290 285 295
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 365 345 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.67% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.73% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 189 177
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£230 £225 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £378 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £216 £203
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 20
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £9.00 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.17 £45.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.53 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+18.68% -12.22%
Junior
UK

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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in England

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in England

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in England

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in England

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Junior
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 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 -18 184 £270 +20.00% 123
South East -2 75 £215 +21.12% 68
East of England +10 24 £200 -14.89% 34
South West +4 21 £170 -40.86% 41
Yorkshire -21 17 £148 -43.15% 22
West Midlands +1 15 £206 +17.85% 27
North East -21 12 £235 +113.63% 5
East Midlands -1 11 £118 -51.79% 34
North West -27 10 £350 +64.70% 46
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 157 (23.50%) Finance
2 104 (15.57%) Project Management
3 102 (15.27%) Microsoft
4 83 (12.43%) HTML
5 82 (12.28%) SQL
6 81 (12.13%) Windows
7 78 (11.68%) MS Excel
8 77 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (11.23%) JavaScript
10 74 (11.08%) CSS
11 68 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
12 63 (9.43%) Degree
13 62 (9.28%) MS Office
14 61 (9.13%) PRINCE2
15 55 (8.23%) Banking
16 52 (7.78%) .NET
17 48 (7.19%) Java
17 48 (7.19%) C#
18 46 (6.89%) User Experience
19 43 (6.44%) Adobe
20 42 (6.29%) ITIL
21 39 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
22 38 (5.69%) Marketing
23 37 (5.54%) Retail
23 37 (5.54%) Migration
24 36 (5.39%) Analytics
24 36 (5.39%) HTML5
25 35 (5.24%) SQL Server
25 35 (5.24%) Photoshop
25 35 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 23 (3.44%) CMS
2 16 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.65%) WordPress
4 8 (1.20%) IIS
5 7 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.05%) Confluence
6 6 (0.90%) Lync
7 5 (0.75%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.60%) Drupal
8 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.60%) Node.js
8 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.45%) nginx
9 3 (0.45%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.45%) Apache
9 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.30%) SAS
10 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 78 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 62 (9.28%) MS Office
3 39 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (5.24%) Photoshop
5 27 (4.04%) MS Project
6 24 (3.59%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (1.95%) MS Visio
7 13 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (1.20%) InDesign
9 6 (0.90%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.90%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.45%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.15%) SPSS
12 1 (0.15%) FastStats
12 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.30%) Maximo
2 2 (0.30%) SyteLine
2 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.15%) Exstream
3 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.15%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.15%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.15%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.95%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.50%) Adobe Analytics
3 9 (1.35%) Office 365
4 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.15%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.15%) SaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.54%) Internet
2 11 (1.65%) LAN
3 9 (1.35%) Wireless
4 8 (1.20%) HTTP
5 7 (1.05%) WAN
5 7 (1.05%) Firewall
5 7 (1.05%) Intranet
6 6 (0.90%) Network Security
6 6 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.75%) VPN
7 5 (0.75%) DNS
8 4 (0.60%) DHCP
9 3 (0.45%) LDAP
9 3 (0.45%) SAN
9 3 (0.45%) VoIP
9 3 (0.45%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.30%) NAS
10 2 (0.30%) Skype
10 2 (0.30%) MPLS
10 2 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.54%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.65%) MySQL
4 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.75%) MS Access
7 5 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.60%) OLAP
8 4 (0.60%) Star Schema
8 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.45%) QlikView
9 3 (0.45%) Big Data
9 3 (0.45%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.45%) DB2
10 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (3.89%) JIRA
2 20 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 19 (2.84%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.35%) Subversion
5 7 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.05%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.90%) Xcode
6 6 (0.90%) NUnit
7 4 (0.60%) JUnit
7 4 (0.60%) Selenium
8 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.45%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.45%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.45%) Introscope
8 3 (0.45%) Maven
8 3 (0.45%) Gradle
9 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.30%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 157 (23.50%) Finance
2 55 (8.23%) Banking
3 38 (5.69%) Marketing
4 37 (5.54%) Retail
5 27 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.10%) Advertising
7 13 (1.95%) Publishing
7 13 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.80%) Multimedia
9 11 (1.65%) Legal
10 9 (1.35%) Back Office
11 8 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.90%) Front Office
13 5 (0.75%) Games
13 5 (0.75%) Law
13 5 (0.75%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.60%) Local Government
14 4 (0.60%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (12.43%) HTML
2 74 (11.08%) CSS
3 52 (7.78%) .NET
4 36 (5.39%) HTML5
5 32 (4.79%) jQuery
6 29 (4.34%) XML
7 25 (3.74%) Web Services
8 22 (3.29%) ASP.NET
9 18 (2.69%) CSS3
10 10 (1.50%) Sass
10 10 (1.50%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.50%) JSON
11 9 (1.35%) LESS
12 8 (1.20%) SOAP
12 8 (1.20%) Flash
12 8 (1.20%) LAMP
13 7 (1.05%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.05%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (0.90%) Spring
14 6 (0.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.89%) User Experience
3 29 (4.34%) Mobile App
4 22 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.14%) Digital Media
6 17 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.10%) iPhone
9 13 (1.95%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.80%) Social Media
11 11 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.35%) Mathematics
13 8 (1.20%) MPEG
13 8 (1.20%) NHS
13 8 (1.20%) STB
14 7 (1.05%) Equities
14 7 (1.05%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.90%) W3C
15 6 (0.90%) Mainframe
15 6 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 81 (12.13%) Windows
2 25 (3.74%) UNIX
3 24 (3.59%) Linux
4 22 (3.29%) Android
5 20 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 20 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.80%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.90%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.45%) zOS
11 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.15%) Debian
13 1 (0.15%) HPUX
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (15.57%) Project Management
2 77 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (9.13%) PRINCE2
4 42 (6.29%) ITIL
5 37 (5.54%) Migration
6 36 (5.39%) Analytics
7 35 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (3.89%) E-Commerce
9 23 (3.44%) Service Delivery
10 21 (3.14%) Content Management
11 20 (2.99%) Web Development
12 19 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (2.69%) OO
13 18 (2.69%) Scrum
13 18 (2.69%) Web Design
13 18 (2.69%) Change Control
14 17 (2.54%) Digital Marketing
14 17 (2.54%) Time Management
14 17 (2.54%) Software Engineering
14 17 (2.54%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (12.28%) SQL
2 75 (11.23%) JavaScript
3 48 (7.19%) C#
3 48 (7.19%) Java
4 21 (3.14%) PHP
5 18 (2.69%) C
6 16 (2.40%) Ruby
7 13 (1.95%) VB.NET
8 12 (1.80%) Python
9 11 (1.65%) Objective-C
9 11 (1.65%) VBA
9 11 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.50%) VBScript
10 10 (1.50%) C++
11 6 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.90%) Perl
11 6 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.75%) VB
13 4 (0.60%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (9.43%) Degree
2 33 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.95%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.80%) ISEB
6 9 (1.35%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.20%) PMP
7 8 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.05%) CCNA
9 5 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.30%) HND
11 2 (0.30%) MCSE
11 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.30%) APMP
11 2 (0.30%) NVQ Level 3
12 1 (0.15%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.44%) QA
2 14 (2.10%) SLA
3 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) WCAG
4 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 26 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.45%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.30%) vCloud
5 1 (0.15%) Docker
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.90%) SCCM
3 3 (0.45%) ZABBIX
3 3 (0.45%) DameWare
3 3 (0.45%) CA Wily
3 3 (0.45%) logstash
3 3 (0.45%) Kibana
3 3 (0.45%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.30%) Puppet
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.15%) Ansible
5 1 (0.15%) Salt
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.15%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.15%) WSUS
5 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 102 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.44%) Adobe
3 32 (4.79%) SAP
4 27 (4.04%) Oracle
5 26 (3.89%) HP
6 22 (3.29%) Google
7 17 (2.54%) Cisco
8 15 (2.25%) VMware
9 9 (1.35%) Citrix
9 9 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.20%) Remedy
11 6 (0.90%) Mitel
11 6 (0.90%) Omniture
11 6 (0.90%) Facebook
11 6 (0.90%) Twitter
12 5 (0.75%) Tableau
12 5 (0.75%) SolarWinds
12 5 (0.75%) Apple
13 4 (0.60%) Dell
13 4 (0.60%) EPiServer
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Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: Market Rate
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Alderley Edge, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £14 - £18 per hour + Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
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Rate: £175 - 225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: Competitive + market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
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Rate: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
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Feltham, Middlesex
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Rate: £20000 - £24000 per annum
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London
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Rate: competitive
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London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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