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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 316 276 258
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 290 324 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.69% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.74% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 180 192
Average daily rate
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£225 £210 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £115 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £210 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 19
Average hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.35 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £148.25 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +11.11%
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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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 £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -29 122 £220 -2.22% 152
South East -28 70 £200 +23.07% 64
North West -9 23 £275 +57.14% 53
South West +1 20 £269 -9.57% 41
East Midlands +1 15 £225 -9.09% 23
Yorkshire -15 15 £175 -33.96% 31
East of England +9 14 £240 +24.67% 31
West Midlands -12 8 £225 -8.53% 22
North East -3 2 £115 -23.33% 5
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 108 (18.24%) Project Management
2 102 (17.23%) Finance
3 93 (15.71%) Microsoft
4 80 (13.51%) SQL
5 79 (13.34%) MS Excel
6 69 (11.66%) Degree
7 68 (11.49%) Windows
8 62 (10.47%) PRINCE2
9 60 (10.14%) HTML
9 60 (10.14%) MS Office
10 53 (8.95%) CSS
11 52 (8.78%) JavaScript
12 50 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (7.94%) Banking
14 46 (7.77%) .NET
15 45 (7.60%) Telecoms
15 45 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (7.09%) MS Project
17 38 (6.42%) C#
18 35 (5.91%) Security Cleared
19 32 (5.41%) Java
19 32 (5.41%) ITIL
20 31 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
20 31 (5.24%) Computer Science
21 30 (5.07%) SQL Server
22 26 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
23 25 (4.22%) SharePoint
23 25 (4.22%) SAP
24 24 (4.05%) PHP
24 24 (4.05%) Linux

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.52%) IIS
3 8 (1.35%) CMS
4 6 (1.01%) Umbraco
5 5 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.51%) Drupal
7 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.34%) WordPress
8 2 (0.34%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.17%) Node.js
9 1 (0.17%) Lync
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 79 (13.34%) MS Excel
2 60 (10.14%) MS Office
3 42 (7.09%) MS Project
4 26 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (3.55%) MS Visio
6 17 (2.87%) Photoshop
7 9 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (1.18%) InDesign
10 6 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.51%) Revit
11 3 (0.51%) CINEMA 4D
11 3 (0.51%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.51%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.68%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.34%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.86%) Office 365
2 2 (0.34%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) GitHub
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.04%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.20%) LAN
3 12 (2.03%) Firewall
4 11 (1.86%) WAN
5 10 (1.69%) DNS
6 9 (1.52%) Internet
6 9 (1.52%) SAN
7 8 (1.35%) Wireless
7 8 (1.35%) Network Security
8 7 (1.18%) DHCP
9 4 (0.68%) VoIP
9 4 (0.68%) VPN
9 4 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.68%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.51%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.51%) NAS
10 3 (0.51%) MPLS
11 2 (0.34%) SSL
11 2 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.53%) MySQL
3 12 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.69%) MS Access
5 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.01%) Big Data
7 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.34%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.17%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 14 (2.36%) JIRA
2 9 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.35%) Subversion
3 8 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.51%) NeoLoad
4 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.51%) Maven
4 3 (0.51%) JMeter
5 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.34%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.34%) FishEye
5 2 (0.34%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.34%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.17%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.17%) UltraEdit
6 1 (0.17%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 102 (17.23%) Finance
2 47 (7.94%) Banking
3 45 (7.60%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.72%) Marketing
5 16 (2.70%) Retail
6 13 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.03%) Legal
8 8 (1.35%) Local Government
9 7 (1.18%) Front Office
9 7 (1.18%) Law
10 5 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.84%) Back Office
10 5 (0.84%) Games
11 4 (0.68%) Publishing
11 4 (0.68%) Billing
11 4 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.68%) French Language
12 3 (0.51%) Korean Language
12 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.51%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.14%) HTML
2 53 (8.95%) CSS
3 46 (7.77%) .NET
4 21 (3.55%) jQuery
5 19 (3.21%) HTML5
6 16 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 15 (2.53%) XML
7 15 (2.53%) CSS3
8 12 (2.03%) Web Services
9 7 (1.18%) SOAP
10 6 (1.01%) XHTML
10 6 (1.01%) XSLT
10 6 (1.01%) Ajax
11 5 (0.84%) WPF
11 5 (0.84%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.84%) Middleware
12 4 (0.68%) Flash
12 4 (0.68%) J2EE
12 4 (0.68%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.24%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.36%) User Experience
4 9 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 9 (1.52%) Derivative
4 9 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.35%) NHS
6 6 (1.01%) MPEG
6 6 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.01%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.01%) STB
6 6 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (1.01%) Hedge funds
7 5 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.84%) Physics
7 5 (0.84%) PDA
7 5 (0.84%) PMI
8 4 (0.68%) iPhone
8 4 (0.68%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.49%) Windows
2 24 (4.05%) Linux
3 20 (3.38%) UNIX
4 15 (2.53%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.86%) Android
6 8 (1.35%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.51%) Solaris
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (18.24%) Project Management
2 62 (10.47%) PRINCE2
3 50 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (5.41%) ITIL
5 31 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (3.72%) Change Management
7 21 (3.55%) Project Planning
7 21 (3.55%) Business Analysis
8 20 (3.38%) E-Commerce
9 18 (3.04%) Service Delivery
9 18 (3.04%) Risk Management
9 18 (3.04%) Test Scripting
10 17 (2.87%) Analytics
10 17 (2.87%) CRM
11 16 (2.70%) Data Analysis
12 15 (2.53%) Migration
12 15 (2.53%) ERP
12 15 (2.53%) Time Management
13 14 (2.36%) MVC
13 14 (2.36%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 80 (13.51%) SQL
2 52 (8.78%) JavaScript
3 38 (6.42%) C#
4 32 (5.41%) Java
5 24 (4.05%) PHP
6 19 (3.21%) Python
6 19 (3.21%) VBA
7 15 (2.53%) VB.NET
8 11 (1.86%) Perl
9 10 (1.69%) C++
10 8 (1.35%) VBScript
11 7 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.01%) VB
12 6 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.01%) C
13 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.34%) REXX
15 2 (0.34%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (11.66%) Degree
2 35 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.20%) ISEB
4 13 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (2.03%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.18%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.18%) PMP
9 7 (1.18%) CCNA
10 5 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.68%) HND
11 4 (0.68%) PhD
11 4 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.34%) CCNP
12 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.34%) MCSE
12 2 (0.34%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.72%) QA
2 15 (2.53%) SLA
3 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.34%) WCAG
5 1 (0.17%) FATCA
5 1 (0.17%) GAAP
5 1 (0.17%) GCP
System Software
1 16 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.68%) vSphere
4 3 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.34%) XenServer
5 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.01%) SCCM
3 5 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.34%) OpenView
4 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.17%) Netcool
5 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 93 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.22%) SAP
3 23 (3.89%) Oracle
4 22 (3.72%) Adobe
5 20 (3.38%) HP
6 15 (2.53%) Cisco
7 12 (2.03%) VMware
8 10 (1.69%) Apple
9 8 (1.35%) Google
10 6 (1.01%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.01%) Juniper
11 5 (0.84%) Twitter
12 4 (0.68%) IBM
12 4 (0.68%) Avaya
12 4 (0.68%) Remedy
12 4 (0.68%) McAfee
12 4 (0.68%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.51%) F5
13 3 (0.51%) Symantec
13 3 (0.51%) Murex
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