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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 322 326 308
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 292 294 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.62% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.66% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 160 167
Average daily rate £225 £238 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £103 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 38
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £16.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -13.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £10.98 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.50 £126.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £13.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -1.78%
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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 127 £225 -10.00% 138
South East +7 76 £208 +3.75% 88
North West -2 26 £210 -26.95% 41
Yorkshire -10 24 £241 -9.05% 24
West Midlands -2 15 £325 +18.18% 29
South West -1 12 £250 - 32
East of England -5 8 £110 -52.17% 16
North East -19 3 £300 +215.78% 4
East Midlands -24 3 £208 -13.54% 18
Midlands - 1 £338 -
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 147 (23.33%) Finance
2 99 (15.71%) Project Management
3 90 (14.29%) HTML
4 85 (13.49%) Microsoft
5 80 (12.70%) CSS
6 74 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (11.59%) Windows
7 73 (11.59%) JavaScript
8 72 (11.43%) MS Excel
9 70 (11.11%) SQL
9 70 (11.11%) Degree
10 59 (9.37%) PRINCE2
11 57 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
12 54 (8.57%) Banking
13 50 (7.94%) MS Office
14 47 (7.46%) .NET
15 46 (7.30%) Java
16 43 (6.83%) C#
17 39 (6.19%) Linux
18 38 (6.03%) Marketing
19 37 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
20 33 (5.24%) jQuery
21 32 (5.08%) SQL Server
22 31 (4.92%) SAP
23 30 (4.76%) Security Cleared
23 30 (4.76%) HTML5
24 29 (4.60%) Retail
24 29 (4.60%) Migration
25 27 (4.29%) Computer Science
25 27 (4.29%) Telecoms

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.22%) CMS
2 14 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.90%) WordPress
4 9 (1.43%) Apache
5 7 (1.11%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (0.95%) Confluence
6 6 (0.95%) IIS
7 4 (0.63%) Node.js
8 3 (0.48%) Drupal
8 3 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.48%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.16%) Moodle
10 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 50 (7.94%) MS Office
3 25 (3.97%) Photoshop
4 23 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (3.02%) MS Project
6 15 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (1.75%) MS Visio
8 10 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.32%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.32%) InDesign
11 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.48%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.48%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (0.32%) assyst
3 2 (0.32%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.32%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Primavera
4 1 (0.16%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.11%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.79%) Office 365
5 2 (0.32%) AdWords
5 2 (0.32%) GitHub
5 2 (0.32%) SaaS
5 2 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.16%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.70%) Internet
2 9 (1.43%) Intranet
3 7 (1.11%) MPLS
3 7 (1.11%) WAN
4 6 (0.95%) HTTP
4 6 (0.95%) LAN
5 5 (0.79%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.79%) NAS
5 5 (0.79%) Network Security
5 5 (0.79%) SAN
5 5 (0.79%) VoIP
6 4 (0.63%) BGP
6 4 (0.63%) DAB
6 4 (0.63%) Firewall
6 4 (0.63%) HSRP
7 3 (0.48%) VLAN
8 2 (0.32%) DNS
8 2 (0.32%) VPN
9 1 (0.16%) DMZ
9 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.90%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.59%) MySQL
4 9 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.32%) GIS
11 2 (0.32%) MS Access
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.32%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (2.86%) JIRA
2 10 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.59%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.11%) Introscope
4 5 (0.79%) Axure RP
4 5 (0.79%) Subversion
5 4 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.48%) Selenium
6 3 (0.48%) Xcode
7 2 (0.32%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.32%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.32%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.16%) Appium
8 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
General
1 147 (23.33%) Finance
2 54 (8.57%) Banking
3 38 (6.03%) Marketing
4 29 (4.60%) Retail
5 27 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.59%) Law
8 9 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.43%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.27%) Legal
10 7 (1.11%) Advertising
10 7 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.95%) Front Office
11 6 (0.95%) Publishing
12 5 (0.79%) Back Office
12 5 (0.79%) Games
13 4 (0.63%) German Language
13 4 (0.63%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (14.29%) HTML
2 80 (12.70%) CSS
3 47 (7.46%) .NET
4 33 (5.24%) jQuery
5 30 (4.76%) HTML5
6 22 (3.49%) XML
7 20 (3.17%) ASP.NET
8 19 (3.02%) CSS3
9 18 (2.86%) Web Services
10 14 (2.22%) AngularJS
11 11 (1.75%) Ajax
12 9 (1.43%) Sass
13 8 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.27%) LESS
13 8 (1.27%) REST
14 7 (1.11%) RESTful
14 7 (1.11%) SOAP
15 6 (0.95%) .NET Framework
15 6 (0.95%) Spring
15 6 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 26 (4.13%) User Experience
4 19 (3.02%) Mathematics
5 17 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (2.22%) Social Media
9 12 (1.90%) NHS
10 9 (1.43%) Equities
11 8 (1.27%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.11%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.11%) Digital Media
12 7 (1.11%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.11%) PMI
13 6 (0.95%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.95%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.79%) Derivative
14 5 (0.79%) Fintech
14 5 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 73 (11.59%) Windows
2 39 (6.19%) Linux
3 18 (2.86%) Unix
3 18 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 18 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.06%) Android
5 11 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.79%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.48%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.32%) zOS
11 1 (0.16%) HPUX
11 1 (0.16%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (15.71%) Project Management
2 74 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (9.37%) PRINCE2
4 37 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (4.60%) Migration
6 24 (3.81%) ITIL
7 22 (3.49%) Business Analysis
8 21 (3.33%) E-Commerce
9 20 (3.17%) Project Planning
9 20 (3.17%) Service Delivery
10 19 (3.02%) Change Control
10 19 (3.02%) Front End Development
11 18 (2.86%) Validation
12 17 (2.70%) CRM
12 17 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 16 (2.54%) Data Modelling
13 16 (2.54%) OO
13 16 (2.54%) Risk Management
14 15 (2.38%) MVC
15 14 (2.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (11.59%) JavaScript
2 70 (11.11%) SQL
3 46 (7.30%) Java
4 43 (6.83%) C#
5 20 (3.17%) PHP
6 14 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.75%) VB.NET
8 9 (1.43%) C++
8 9 (1.43%) VBA
9 7 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.11%) Python
9 7 (1.11%) VBScript
10 5 (0.79%) C
11 4 (0.63%) Ruby
11 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.48%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.48%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.32%) Perl
13 2 (0.32%) VB
14 1 (0.16%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 70 (11.11%) Degree
2 30 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.54%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (1.75%) PMP
7 10 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.27%) ISEB
8 8 (1.27%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.79%) A+ Certification
9 5 (0.79%) CCNA
9 5 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.63%) ECDL
10 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.48%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.32%) APMP
13 1 (0.16%) AAT
13 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.22%) QA
2 8 (1.27%) SLA
3 6 (0.95%) GxP
4 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.63%) WCAG
5 3 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.32%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.16%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) FATCA
7 1 (0.16%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Docker
3 1 (0.16%) NFS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.11%) CA Wily
3 3 (0.48%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.16%) Ansible
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.16%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) Salt
5 1 (0.16%) SCCM
5 1 (0.16%) Simpana
Vendors
1 85 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 31 (4.92%) SAP
3 17 (2.70%) Oracle
4 15 (2.38%) Adobe
4 15 (2.38%) HP
5 13 (2.06%) VMware
6 10 (1.59%) Remedy
6 10 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.27%) Google
8 7 (1.11%) CA
8 7 (1.11%) Citrix
9 6 (0.95%) IBM
10 4 (0.63%) Cisco
10 4 (0.63%) EMC
10 4 (0.63%) Informatica
10 4 (0.63%) ION Trading
10 4 (0.63%) Murex
10 4 (0.63%) NetApp
11 3 (0.48%) Lotus
11 3 (0.48%) Red Hat
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £120 - £170 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £70 - £150 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Rate: £125 - £175 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £25.5 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
Opal Tree Solutions
Rate: £225 - £330 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £100 - £150 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London Bridge
Pertemps IT
Rate: Up to £210 per day all inclusive
Posted: 22 days ago
Lancashire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago