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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 306 274 254
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 319 358 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.72% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.78% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 213 200
Average daily rate
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£220 £210 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £225 £238
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 24
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.87 £8.34 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £144.00 £73.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -
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
46777 45849 40413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.43% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28979 28587 23731
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1836 1861 2074
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -26 144 £220 +4.76% 137
South East -18 70 £260 +26.82% 77
North West -6 32 £200 +14.28% 38
East of England +8 19 £185 -17.77% 34
South West +7 18 £300 +26.31% 35
East Midlands +6 16 £225 -18.18% 26
West Midlands -14 9 £180 +2.85% 15
Yorkshire -21 8 £113 -50.86% 36
North East -8 3 £115 -23.33% 4
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 109 (18.20%) Finance
2 108 (18.03%) Project Management
3 96 (16.03%) Microsoft
4 77 (12.85%) MS Excel
5 75 (12.52%) SQL
6 67 (11.19%) Windows
7 65 (10.85%) Degree
8 62 (10.35%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (10.18%) MS Office
10 57 (9.52%) HTML
11 56 (9.35%) PRINCE2
12 50 (8.35%) JavaScript
12 50 (8.35%) CSS
13 45 (7.51%) Telecoms
14 44 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
15 42 (7.01%) .NET
15 42 (7.01%) Banking
16 39 (6.51%) MS Project
17 36 (6.01%) ITIL
18 35 (5.84%) Java
19 34 (5.68%) C#
19 34 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
19 34 (5.68%) Security Cleared
20 32 (5.34%) Marketing
21 31 (5.18%) MS PowerPoint
21 31 (5.18%) Adobe
22 30 (5.01%) SQL Server
23 28 (4.67%) Computer Science
24 27 (4.51%) Photoshop
25 25 (4.17%) jQuery

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 21 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.67%) IIS
3 8 (1.34%) CMS
4 6 (1.00%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.50%) Drupal
6 3 (0.50%) WordPress
7 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.33%) SAS
7 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.33%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.33%) Confluence
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.17%) Node.js
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 77 (12.85%) MS Excel
2 61 (10.18%) MS Office
3 39 (6.51%) MS Project
4 31 (5.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (4.51%) Photoshop
6 19 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 19 (3.17%) MS Visio
7 13 (2.17%) InDesign
8 5 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.50%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) Murex MxG2000
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.17%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.67%) Office 365
2 4 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.50%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) SaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.00%) Firewall
1 12 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (2.00%) LAN
2 10 (1.67%) WAN
3 9 (1.50%) DNS
4 8 (1.34%) Wireless
4 8 (1.34%) SAN
5 7 (1.17%) DHCP
6 6 (1.00%) Internet
7 5 (0.83%) Network Security
7 5 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.67%) MPLS
8 4 (0.67%) VoIP
8 4 (0.67%) VPN
8 4 (0.67%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.50%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.50%) NAS
9 3 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.33%) HTTP
10 2 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.00%) MySQL
3 11 (1.84%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.50%) MS Access
5 7 (1.17%) Big Data
5 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.33%) DB2
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.33%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.17%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 23 (3.84%) JIRA
2 14 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.84%) Subversion
5 6 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.67%) Xcode
6 4 (0.67%) Maven
6 4 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.50%) NeoLoad
7 3 (0.50%) Android Studio
7 3 (0.50%) JMeter
8 2 (0.33%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.33%) JUnit
8 2 (0.33%) NUnit
8 2 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 109 (18.20%) Finance
2 45 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 42 (7.01%) Banking
4 32 (5.34%) Marketing
5 22 (3.67%) Retail
6 15 (2.50%) Legal
7 14 (2.34%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.34%) Local Government
9 7 (1.17%) Advertising
9 7 (1.17%) Front Office
10 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.83%) Games
10 5 (0.83%) Back Office
10 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.67%) Law
11 4 (0.67%) Electronics
11 4 (0.67%) Billing
12 3 (0.50%) French Language
12 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.52%) HTML
2 50 (8.35%) CSS
3 42 (7.01%) .NET
4 25 (4.17%) jQuery
5 19 (3.17%) Web Services
5 19 (3.17%) HTML5
6 17 (2.84%) XML
7 16 (2.67%) CSS3
8 15 (2.50%) ASP.NET
9 10 (1.67%) SOAP
10 7 (1.17%) XSLT
11 6 (1.00%) XHTML
11 6 (1.00%) J2EE
11 6 (1.00%) Ajax
11 6 (1.00%) WPF
12 5 (0.83%) Sass
12 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (0.83%) WCF
12 5 (0.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.34%) User Experience
4 11 (1.84%) Mathematics
5 10 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 10 (1.67%) iPhone
6 9 (1.50%) Derivative
6 9 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.34%) NHS
7 8 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.17%) STB
8 7 (1.17%) MPEG
9 6 (1.00%) PMI
9 6 (1.00%) Physics
9 6 (1.00%) Social Network
9 6 (1.00%) Open Source
9 6 (1.00%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.83%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.83%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.19%) Windows
2 22 (3.67%) Linux
3 19 (3.17%) Android
4 16 (2.67%) UNIX
4 16 (2.67%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.34%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.67%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.50%) Solaris
10 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (18.03%) Project Management
2 62 (10.35%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (9.35%) PRINCE2
4 36 (6.01%) ITIL
5 34 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (3.67%) E-Commerce
7 21 (3.51%) Analytics
8 20 (3.34%) Project Planning
9 18 (3.01%) Service Delivery
9 18 (3.01%) Change Management
9 18 (3.01%) Migration
9 18 (3.01%) Business Analysis
10 17 (2.84%) Risk Management
11 16 (2.67%) CRM
12 15 (2.50%) MVC
13 14 (2.34%) Data Analysis
14 12 (2.00%) Scrum
14 12 (2.00%) ERP
14 12 (2.00%) Content Management
14 12 (2.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (12.52%) SQL
2 50 (8.35%) JavaScript
3 35 (5.84%) Java
4 34 (5.68%) C#
5 19 (3.17%) PHP
6 18 (3.01%) VBA
7 16 (2.67%) Python
7 16 (2.67%) VB.NET
8 15 (2.50%) C++
9 9 (1.50%) VBScript
10 8 (1.34%) C
10 8 (1.34%) Perl
10 8 (1.34%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.00%) VB
12 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.83%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.33%) REXX
14 2 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (10.85%) Degree
2 34 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (1.84%) ISEB
6 9 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.50%) CCNA
6 9 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.34%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.00%) PMP
9 5 (0.83%) PhD
9 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.67%) HND
10 4 (0.67%) MCSE
10 4 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.33%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.01%) QA
2 13 (2.17%) SLA
3 3 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.33%) WCAG
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) FATCA
5 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.67%) vSphere
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.33%) XenServer
5 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.17%) SCCM
3 3 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.50%) DameWare
4 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.33%) OpenView
4 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.17%) logstash
5 1 (0.17%) Kibana
5 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.17%) Netcool
5 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 96 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.18%) Adobe
3 23 (3.84%) HP
4 21 (3.51%) Oracle
5 19 (3.17%) SAP
6 16 (2.67%) Cisco
7 15 (2.50%) VMware
8 12 (2.00%) Apple
9 10 (1.67%) Twitter
10 7 (1.17%) Facebook
11 6 (1.00%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.00%) Remedy
11 6 (1.00%) Juniper
11 6 (1.00%) Google
12 5 (0.83%) Dell
13 4 (0.67%) McAfee
13 4 (0.67%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.50%) SolarWinds
14 3 (0.50%) Tableau
14 3 (0.50%) F5
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City of London
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Central London / West End
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Rate: £6 - £10 per hour
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City, London
Sanderson
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Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
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Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
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