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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
UK / England
Rank 327 326 328
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 252 283 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.65% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 169 157
Median daily rate £225 £240 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £335 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £246 £223
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 23
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £8.80 £8.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -

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
39347 43465 43051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.73% 94.90% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25790 28106 27435
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1337 1598 1727
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 January 2017. 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 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 -16 105 £220 -7.36% 116
South East -13 47 £230 +2.22% 59
North West +14 20 £163 -22.61% 26
West Midlands 0 18 £194 -25.48% 38
East of England +12 16 £275 +52.77% 32
East Midlands +12 15 £250 +20.48% 18
South West +6 14 £210 -16.00% 34
Yorkshire +13 11 £225 -7.21% 29
North East -13 2 £200 -33.33% 3
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 120 (21.16%) Finance
2 88 (15.52%) Project Management
3 78 (13.76%) SQL
4 67 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (11.64%) HTML
6 61 (10.76%) Microsoft
7 58 (10.23%) MS Excel
8 52 (9.17%) Java
9 51 (8.99%) JavaScript
9 51 (8.99%) Windows
9 51 (8.99%) Degree
10 48 (8.47%) MS Office
10 48 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
11 46 (8.11%) CSS
12 41 (7.23%) Banking
13 38 (6.70%) Oracle
13 38 (6.70%) Migration
14 34 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (5.64%) C#
15 32 (5.64%) .NET
16 31 (5.47%) Linux
16 31 (5.47%) Security Cleared
17 30 (5.29%) Retail
18 29 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
18 29 (5.11%) Python
18 29 (5.11%) SQL Server
19 28 (4.94%) Telecoms
20 27 (4.76%) Web Development
21 24 (4.23%) Front End Development
21 24 (4.23%) SAP

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 22 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.76%) CMS
2 10 (1.76%) IIS
3 8 (1.41%) Confluence
4 6 (1.06%) WordPress
5 5 (0.88%) Drupal
6 4 (0.71%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.53%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.35%) Apache
8 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.35%) JBoss
8 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.35%) SAS
8 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 48 (8.47%) MS Office
3 29 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (3.17%) MS Project
5 14 (2.47%) Photoshop
6 13 (2.29%) MS Visio
7 11 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.53%) InDesign
11 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.18%) Flinto
11 1 (0.18%) HipChat
11 1 (0.18%) InVision
11 1 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
11 1 (0.18%) SPSS
11 1 (0.18%) Stata
11 1 (0.18%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) SAP MM
1 4 (0.71%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.35%) Relativity
4 1 (0.18%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.18%) FastStats
4 1 (0.18%) Magento
4 1 (0.18%) Primavera
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.18%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.41%) Office 365
3 5 (0.88%) GitHub
4 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.53%) PaaS
5 3 (0.53%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) AdWords
6 1 (0.18%) Force.com
6 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.18%) Heroku
6 1 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.18%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.47%) Internet
2 7 (1.23%) Firewall
3 5 (0.88%) LAN
3 5 (0.88%) Wireless
4 4 (0.71%) HTTP
4 4 (0.71%) Skype
4 4 (0.71%) WAN
5 3 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.53%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.53%) LDAP
5 3 (0.53%) Network Security
5 3 (0.53%) SAN
6 2 (0.35%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (0.35%) DNS
6 2 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.35%) Intranet
6 2 (0.35%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.35%) SSL
6 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.00%) MySQL
3 14 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.41%) Big Data
6 8 (1.41%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.06%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.71%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.71%) Redis
10 3 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.53%) Mahout
10 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.53%) Sqoop
11 2 (0.35%) GIS
11 2 (0.35%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.35%) QualityStage
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.47%) JIRA
3 10 (1.76%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.23%) Selenium
5 6 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (1.06%) Maven
6 5 (0.88%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.71%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.53%) JUnit
8 3 (0.53%) Subversion
8 3 (0.53%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.35%) Gradle
10 1 (0.18%) Grunt
10 1 (0.18%) Hudson
10 1 (0.18%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.18%) Redmine
10 1 (0.18%) Zephyr
General
1 120 (21.16%) Finance
2 41 (7.23%) Banking
3 30 (5.29%) Retail
4 28 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.82%) Marketing
6 15 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.76%) Games
8 9 (1.59%) Legal
9 8 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.23%) Advertising
11 6 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.06%) Military
11 6 (1.06%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.88%) Back Office
13 3 (0.53%) Automotive
13 3 (0.53%) Billing
13 3 (0.53%) French Language
13 3 (0.53%) Front Office
13 3 (0.53%) Law
13 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (11.64%) HTML
2 46 (8.11%) CSS
3 32 (5.64%) .NET
4 20 (3.53%) ASP.NET
4 20 (3.53%) HTML5
5 16 (2.82%) XML
6 13 (2.29%) jQuery
7 12 (2.12%) Django
7 12 (2.12%) Web Services
8 11 (1.94%) CSS3
9 8 (1.41%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.41%) JSON
9 8 (1.41%) Spring
10 7 (1.23%) J2EE
11 6 (1.06%) Ajax
11 6 (1.06%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.06%) REST
12 5 (0.88%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.88%) Node.js
12 5 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.00%) User Experience
3 15 (2.65%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.65%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.06%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 5 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.88%) Statistics
8 4 (0.71%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.71%) e-Learning
8 4 (0.71%) Equities
8 4 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.71%) NHS
8 4 (0.71%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.53%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.53%) RIA
9 3 (0.53%) Social Media
9 3 (0.53%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 51 (8.99%) Windows
2 31 (5.47%) Linux
3 22 (3.88%) Unix
4 9 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.88%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.88%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.71%) Solaris
9 3 (0.53%) AIX
9 3 (0.53%) Android
9 3 (0.53%) CentOS
9 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (15.52%) Project Management
2 67 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (6.70%) Migration
4 34 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (4.76%) Web Development
6 24 (4.23%) Front End Development
7 23 (4.06%) PRINCE2
8 22 (3.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 21 (3.70%) Business Analysis
9 21 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (3.70%) Scrum
10 20 (3.53%) ITIL
11 19 (3.35%) Change Management
12 18 (3.17%) Project Planning
13 17 (3.00%) Data Analysis
14 16 (2.82%) Analytics
14 16 (2.82%) Time Management
15 14 (2.47%) OO
16 13 (2.29%) CRM
17 12 (2.12%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 78 (13.76%) SQL
2 52 (9.17%) Java
3 51 (8.99%) JavaScript
4 32 (5.64%) C#
5 29 (5.11%) Python
6 20 (3.53%) PHP
7 12 (2.12%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.41%) C++
8 8 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.06%) Ruby
10 5 (0.88%) C
10 5 (0.88%) Scala
11 4 (0.71%) Perl
11 4 (0.71%) R
11 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.71%) VB
12 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.53%) VBA
13 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (8.99%) Degree
2 31 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.06%) CCNA
5 6 (1.06%) HND
6 4 (0.71%) CISSP
6 4 (0.71%) PMP
7 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.35%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.35%) CCNP
8 2 (0.35%) CEH
8 2 (0.35%) CISM
8 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) GCIA
8 2 (0.35%) GCIH
8 2 (0.35%) GIAC
8 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.17%) QA
2 9 (1.59%) SLA
3 6 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.53%) MiFID
5 2 (0.35%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) GxP
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.53%) HDFS
3 2 (0.35%) Docker
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.18%) Firmware
4 1 (0.18%) Postfix
4 1 (0.18%) Snort
4 1 (0.18%) Squid
4 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.18%) vCloud
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.76%) Puppet
2 9 (1.59%) Ansible
3 7 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.71%) SCCM
5 3 (0.53%) Ambari
5 3 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.53%) Oozie
6 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.18%) Nessus
7 1 (0.18%) SCSM
7 1 (0.18%) Terraform
7 1 (0.18%) WSUS
7 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.70%) Oracle
3 24 (4.23%) SAP
4 14 (2.47%) Adobe
4 14 (2.47%) HP
5 13 (2.29%) Cisco
6 9 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.41%) IBM
7 8 (1.41%) VMware
8 6 (1.06%) Citrix
8 6 (1.06%) Xerox
9 5 (0.88%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.71%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.71%) Sybase
11 3 (0.53%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.53%) F5
11 3 (0.53%) Google
11 3 (0.53%) Reuters
12 2 (0.35%) Sitecore
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
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Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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City, London
Experis Ltd
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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