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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 301 269 283
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 338 343 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.70% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.76% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 203 184
Average daily rate
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£200 £250 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £125 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £265 £215
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +23.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% +15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £8.68 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £27.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £10.25 £12.90
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -20.54%
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
46993 45168 41393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.76% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30139 28182 24625
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1790 1829 1978
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £39.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -21 165 £225 -4.25% 114
South East +7 78 £225 -13.87% 66
East of England 0 21 £175 -39.13% 33
North West -12 20 £188 -29.24% 49
West Midlands +1 15 £188 +7.14% 23
South West -7 15 £175 -36.36% 38
East Midlands -8 11 £111 -65.09% 26
Yorkshire -23 9 £249 +42.42% 37
North East -13 7 £275 - 4
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 138 (21.80%) Finance
2 108 (17.06%) Project Management
2 108 (17.06%) Microsoft
3 83 (13.11%) MS Excel
4 81 (12.80%) SQL
5 78 (12.32%) Windows
6 71 (11.22%) MS Office
7 69 (10.90%) HTML
8 67 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (10.11%) JavaScript
10 61 (9.64%) PRINCE2
11 60 (9.48%) CSS
12 54 (8.53%) Degree
12 54 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
13 49 (7.74%) .NET
14 46 (7.27%) ITIL
14 46 (7.27%) Telecoms
15 45 (7.11%) C#
16 43 (6.79%) Banking
17 41 (6.48%) Java
18 36 (5.69%) User Experience
19 35 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
20 33 (5.21%) Retail
21 32 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
21 32 (5.06%) Security Cleared
22 31 (4.90%) Adobe
23 30 (4.74%) MS Project
23 30 (4.74%) jQuery
24 29 (4.58%) Migration
25 28 (4.42%) Photoshop

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 17 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.05%) IIS
2 13 (2.05%) CMS
3 6 (0.95%) WordPress
4 5 (0.79%) Confluence
4 5 (0.79%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.63%) Drupal
5 4 (0.63%) Lync
5 4 (0.63%) Node.js
6 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.47%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.47%) nginx
7 2 (0.32%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.32%) SAS
7 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 83 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 71 (11.22%) MS Office
3 32 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (4.74%) MS Project
5 28 (4.42%) Photoshop
6 19 (3.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (2.37%) MS Visio
8 9 (1.42%) InDesign
9 6 (0.95%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.32%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.16%) SPSS
12 1 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.32%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.16%) Exstream
3 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.16%) Unica
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.90%) Office 365
2 7 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
2 7 (1.11%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.47%) SaaS
4 3 (0.47%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Silverpop
6 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.21%) LAN
2 11 (1.74%) Internet
3 10 (1.58%) WAN
3 10 (1.58%) Wireless
3 10 (1.58%) Network Security
4 9 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.42%) Firewall
5 8 (1.26%) DNS
6 7 (1.11%) SAN
7 6 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.79%) DHCP
8 5 (0.79%) VoIP
8 5 (0.79%) NAS
9 4 (0.63%) HTTP
9 4 (0.63%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.63%) LDAP
9 4 (0.63%) VPN
10 3 (0.47%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.47%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.90%) MySQL
2 12 (1.90%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.26%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.95%) MS Access
5 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.63%) Big Data
6 4 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.47%) DB2
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.32%) QlikView
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (4.11%) JIRA
2 15 (2.37%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.58%) Subversion
3 10 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.79%) Maven
6 4 (0.63%) JMeter
6 4 (0.63%) JUnit
6 4 (0.63%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.47%) NeoLoad
7 3 (0.47%) Xcode
7 3 (0.47%) NUnit
7 3 (0.47%) Gradle
8 2 (0.32%) Selenium
8 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.32%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.32%) Android Studio
General
1 138 (21.80%) Finance
2 46 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 43 (6.79%) Banking
4 33 (5.21%) Retail
5 28 (4.42%) Marketing
6 15 (2.37%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.21%) Legal
8 10 (1.58%) Advertising
9 9 (1.42%) Back Office
10 8 (1.26%) Local Government
11 6 (0.95%) Law
11 6 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.95%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.79%) Publishing
13 4 (0.63%) Games
13 4 (0.63%) Front Office
14 3 (0.47%) Electronics
14 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.32%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (10.90%) HTML
2 60 (9.48%) CSS
3 49 (7.74%) .NET
4 30 (4.74%) jQuery
5 26 (4.11%) HTML5
6 20 (3.16%) Web Services
6 20 (3.16%) XML
7 17 (2.69%) ASP.NET
7 17 (2.69%) CSS3
8 10 (1.58%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.42%) SOAP
10 8 (1.26%) Ajax
11 7 (1.11%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.11%) JSON
11 7 (1.11%) WPF
11 7 (1.11%) Flash
11 7 (1.11%) XHTML
11 7 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (0.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.69%) User Experience
3 19 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.21%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.21%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.05%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.90%) iPhone
7 8 (1.26%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.26%) NHS
7 8 (1.26%) Derivative
8 7 (1.11%) STB
8 7 (1.11%) MPEG
8 7 (1.11%) Hedge funds
9 6 (0.95%) Social Network
9 6 (0.95%) PMI
9 6 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.95%) W3C
9 6 (0.95%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.79%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 78 (12.32%) Windows
2 24 (3.79%) Linux
3 22 (3.48%) UNIX
4 21 (3.32%) Android
5 19 (3.00%) Windows 7
6 15 (2.37%) Apple iOS
7 14 (2.21%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.11%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.63%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.32%) Solaris
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (17.06%) Project Management
2 67 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (9.64%) PRINCE2
4 46 (7.27%) ITIL
5 35 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (4.58%) Migration
7 26 (4.11%) Analytics
8 23 (3.63%) E-Commerce
9 22 (3.48%) Change Management
10 20 (3.16%) Business Analysis
11 16 (2.53%) Data Analysis
11 16 (2.53%) CRM
11 16 (2.53%) Time Management
12 15 (2.37%) Software Testing
12 15 (2.37%) Content Management
13 14 (2.21%) Risk Management
14 13 (2.05%) MVC
14 13 (2.05%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (2.05%) Validation
14 13 (2.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 81 (12.80%) SQL
2 64 (10.11%) JavaScript
3 45 (7.11%) C#
4 41 (6.48%) Java
5 19 (3.00%) PHP
6 16 (2.53%) C
6 16 (2.53%) VB.NET
7 11 (1.74%) C++
8 10 (1.58%) VBA
8 10 (1.58%) Python
9 9 (1.42%) VBScript
9 9 (1.42%) Objective-C
10 8 (1.26%) Ruby
10 8 (1.26%) VB
10 8 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.26%) Perl
11 5 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.32%) REXX
Qualifications
1 54 (8.53%) Degree
2 32 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.05%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (1.58%) CCNA
6 10 (1.58%) ISEB
6 10 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.58%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.63%) PMP
9 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.63%) HND
9 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.32%) APMP
11 2 (0.32%) MCSE
11 2 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.42%) QA
2 13 (2.05%) SLA
3 3 (0.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) WCAG
5 1 (0.16%) GCP
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) FATCA
System Software
1 28 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.47%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.32%) vCloud
5 1 (0.16%) Samba
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.16%) XenApp
5 1 (0.16%) vSphere
5 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.11%) SCCM
3 3 (0.47%) DameWare
3 3 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.47%) logstash
3 3 (0.47%) Kibana
3 3 (0.47%) ZABBIX
3 3 (0.47%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.16%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.16%) WSUS
5 1 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.16%) Control-M
5 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 108 (17.06%) Microsoft
2 31 (4.90%) Adobe
3 25 (3.95%) SAP
4 24 (3.79%) Oracle
5 22 (3.48%) HP
6 17 (2.69%) Cisco
6 17 (2.69%) Google
7 12 (1.90%) VMware
8 10 (1.58%) Twitter
9 8 (1.26%) Apple
10 7 (1.11%) Facebook
11 6 (0.95%) Remedy
12 5 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.79%) Dell
12 5 (0.79%) Tableau
13 4 (0.63%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.63%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.47%) Citrix
14 3 (0.47%) Avaya
14 3 (0.47%) Juniper
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