The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 350 321 287
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 298 330 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.64% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.67% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 205 183
Median daily rate £225 £220 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £107 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 38
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.30 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £60.00 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +28.57%
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
47342 48920 45504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.83% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31086 31590 28112
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1847 1880
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Junior in the job title.

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 151 £230 -8.00% 114
South East -25 39 £225 -4.76% 65
West Midlands -20 23 £250 +49.25% 26
North West +4 22 £225 +44.00% 30
Yorkshire +10 17 £204 -18.25% 21
South West -3 14 £219 +28.67% 34
East of England +15 12 £216 +8.12% 25
East Midlands +1 12 £281 +150.00% 19
North East -49 7 £225 -7.86% 6
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 135 (20.87%) Finance
2 122 (18.86%) Project Management
3 88 (13.60%) SQL
4 84 (12.98%) Microsoft
5 80 (12.36%) HTML
6 73 (11.28%) MS Excel
6 73 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (10.51%) Degree
8 66 (10.20%) CSS
9 58 (8.96%) JavaScript
10 52 (8.04%) Windows
11 51 (7.88%) .NET
12 50 (7.73%) Java
13 47 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
14 45 (6.96%) PRINCE2
15 44 (6.80%) Banking
16 41 (6.34%) C#
16 41 (6.34%) Web Development
17 39 (6.03%) Linux
18 38 (5.87%) PHP
18 38 (5.87%) MS Office
18 38 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
18 38 (5.87%) Security Cleared
19 37 (5.72%) SQL Server
20 33 (5.10%) Unix
20 33 (5.10%) ITIL
21 31 (4.79%) Marketing
21 31 (4.79%) Retail
22 30 (4.64%) MS PowerPoint
22 30 (4.64%) Migration

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.47%) Confluence
3 11 (1.70%) CMS
4 10 (1.55%) WordPress
5 5 (0.77%) Apache
5 5 (0.77%) IBM Notes
5 5 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.62%) Drupal
6 4 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.62%) IIS
6 4 (0.62%) SAS
7 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.46%) Jetty
7 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.31%) JBoss
8 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.15%) Moodle
9 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 73 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.87%) MS Office
3 30 (4.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (4.17%) Photoshop
5 25 (3.86%) MS Project
6 13 (2.01%) MS Visio
7 12 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.62%) HipChat
10 3 (0.46%) 3ds Max
10 3 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.15%) InDesign
12 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.15%) Simulink
12 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) Eloqua
2 5 (0.77%) Magento
3 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.46%) ENOVIA
4 3 (0.46%) FastStats
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.31%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.15%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.08%) Office 365
3 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.77%) GitHub
4 5 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.62%) AdWords
6 3 (0.46%) SaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Firebase
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) Google Play
8 1 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.16%) Firewall
2 8 (1.24%) WAN
3 7 (1.08%) Internet
3 7 (1.08%) Intranet
4 6 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (0.93%) DNS
4 6 (0.93%) DVB
4 6 (0.93%) Ethernet
4 6 (0.93%) LAN
5 4 (0.62%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (0.62%) OpenVPN
5 4 (0.62%) Skype
5 4 (0.62%) SSH
5 4 (0.62%) VoIP
6 3 (0.46%) DHCP
6 3 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.46%) Network Security
7 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.31%) VPN
7 2 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.02%) MySQL
3 9 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.77%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.77%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.77%) MS Access
7 5 (0.77%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.62%) Big Data
8 4 (0.62%) QlikView
8 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.46%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (4.17%) JIRA
2 20 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.70%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.39%) Maven
5 7 (1.08%) Ant
5 7 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (0.77%) JUnit
6 5 (0.77%) SonarQube
6 5 (0.77%) Subversion
6 5 (0.77%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (0.62%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.62%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (0.62%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.46%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.46%) GoCD
8 3 (0.46%) Liquibase
8 3 (0.46%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.31%) Grunt
General
1 135 (20.87%) Finance
2 44 (6.80%) Banking
3 31 (4.79%) Marketing
3 31 (4.79%) Retail
4 18 (2.78%) Legal
4 18 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.01%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.39%) Publishing
7 8 (1.24%) Back Office
8 7 (1.08%) Advertising
9 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.62%) Law
10 3 (0.46%) Billing
10 3 (0.46%) Front Office
10 3 (0.46%) Games
10 3 (0.46%) German Language
10 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.31%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (12.36%) HTML
2 66 (10.20%) CSS
3 51 (7.88%) .NET
4 25 (3.86%) jQuery
5 21 (3.25%) ASP.NET
5 21 (3.25%) HTML5
6 17 (2.63%) CSS3
7 15 (2.32%) XML
8 14 (2.16%) AngularJS
8 14 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (1.85%) Spring
10 10 (1.55%) D3.js
10 10 (1.55%) Web Services
11 8 (1.24%) JSON
11 8 (1.24%) OpenLayers
11 8 (1.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (1.08%) Ajax
12 7 (1.08%) LESS
12 7 (1.08%) REST
12 7 (1.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.17%) User Experience
3 21 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.32%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.24%) Graphic Design
8 7 (1.08%) STB
9 6 (0.93%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.93%) Equities
9 6 (0.93%) NHS
9 6 (0.93%) Statistics
10 5 (0.77%) Derivative
10 5 (0.77%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.77%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.77%) Replication
10 5 (0.77%) Social Media
10 5 (0.77%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.04%) Windows
2 39 (6.03%) Linux
3 33 (5.10%) Unix
4 19 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 19 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.46%) Android
7 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.46%) CentOS
7 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.15%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) SUSE
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (18.86%) Project Management
2 73 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (6.96%) PRINCE2
4 41 (6.34%) Web Development
5 38 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (5.10%) ITIL
7 30 (4.64%) Migration
7 30 (4.64%) MVC
8 27 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 24 (3.71%) E-Commerce
10 23 (3.55%) Business Analysis
10 23 (3.55%) Front End Development
11 22 (3.40%) Change Control
12 21 (3.25%) Data Analysis
13 19 (2.94%) CRM
14 18 (2.78%) Business Transformation
15 17 (2.63%) Scrum
16 16 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (2.32%) SDLC
18 13 (2.01%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 88 (13.60%) SQL
2 58 (8.96%) JavaScript
3 50 (7.73%) Java
4 41 (6.34%) C#
5 38 (5.87%) PHP
6 26 (4.02%) Python
7 20 (3.09%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.70%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.39%) VB
10 8 (1.24%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.24%) VBA
11 7 (1.08%) Perl
12 6 (0.93%) C
12 6 (0.93%) C++
12 6 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.93%) R
13 5 (0.77%) Ruby
14 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.62%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (10.51%) Degree
2 38 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.24%) CCNA
4 8 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.62%) CISM
6 4 (0.62%) CISSP
6 4 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.62%) ISEB
6 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.46%) PMP
8 2 (0.31%) CEH
8 2 (0.31%) GCIA
8 2 (0.31%) GCIH
8 2 (0.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.78%) SLA
2 10 (1.55%) QA
3 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) FATCA
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 26 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.24%) Docker
3 5 (0.77%) vCloud
4 4 (0.62%) Postfix
4 4 (0.62%) Squid
4 4 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (1.85%) Puppet
2 11 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.24%) Ansible
4 6 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.77%) Kibana
5 5 (0.77%) logstash
5 5 (0.77%) Terraform
5 5 (0.77%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.62%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.62%) Rancher
7 3 (0.46%) Icinga
7 3 (0.46%) WSUS
8 2 (0.31%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.31%) SCCM
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.15%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.15%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 84 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.48%) Oracle
3 21 (3.25%) SAP
4 17 (2.63%) Google
5 16 (2.47%) Adobe
5 16 (2.47%) Cisco
6 13 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.85%) VMware
8 11 (1.70%) Remedy
9 7 (1.08%) F5
10 6 (0.93%) HP
10 6 (0.93%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.93%) Tableau
11 5 (0.77%) hybris
11 5 (0.77%) Lotus
11 5 (0.77%) Sonatype
11 5 (0.77%) Zend
12 4 (0.62%) IBM
12 4 (0.62%) Pega
13 3 (0.46%) Apple
City of London
ECOM
Rate: £120 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
CHM Recruit
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £180 to £250 per day 6months+
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Networkers
Rate: £28 - £29 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: £20,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
The Rank Group plc
Rate: ftc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Give A Grad A Go
Rate: £24,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
South East England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago