The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 263 284 225
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 342 287 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.63% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.68% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 173 218
Average daily rate
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£250 £240 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £114 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £205 £250
% change year-on-year
+34.14% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £9.50 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £20.00 £24.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -25.75%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44116 42244 48390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.58% 92.72% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27385 25207 27560
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 2011 2466
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Junior
UK

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 +20 191 £238 -4.90% 128
South East -4 55 £265 +46.20% 56
East of England -7 23 £300 +33.33% 31
South West -19 21 £275 - 31
Yorkshire +2 16 £128 -55.18% 27
North West -4 13 £265 +63.07% 31
East Midlands -6 11 £319 +48.25% 21
West Midlands -10 9 £255 -19.68% 20
North East - - - - 4
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 166 (23.55%) Finance
2 96 (13.62%) Project Management
2 96 (13.62%) Degree
3 94 (13.33%) Windows
4 87 (12.34%) Microsoft
5 86 (12.20%) MS Excel
5 86 (12.20%) SQL
6 78 (11.06%) HTML
7 71 (10.07%) .NET
8 64 (9.08%) MS Office
8 64 (9.08%) PRINCE2
9 63 (8.94%) Banking
10 57 (8.09%) CSS
11 54 (7.66%) JavaScript
12 50 (7.09%) Oracle
13 44 (6.24%) SharePoint
14 42 (5.96%) UNIX
15 40 (5.67%) ASP.NET
16 39 (5.53%) C#
17 38 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (5.25%) Windows 7
19 36 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
20 35 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
21 34 (4.82%) Security Cleared
21 34 (4.82%) Computer Science
22 33 (4.68%) Marketing
22 33 (4.68%) Java
22 33 (4.68%) HP
23 31 (4.40%) SQL Server
23 31 (4.40%) ITIL

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 44 (6.24%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.28%) IIS
2 9 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (1.13%) WordPress
4 7 (0.99%) Drupal
4 7 (0.99%) CMS
5 6 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.71%) Apache
6 5 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.57%) SAS
8 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.28%) Lync
8 2 (0.28%) Node.js
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 86 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 64 (9.08%) MS Office
3 35 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (3.69%) MS Project
5 24 (3.40%) MS Visio
6 19 (2.70%) Photoshop
7 14 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.85%) Revit
9 6 (0.85%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.71%) InDesign
11 4 (0.57%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.28%) Windchill
13 2 (0.28%) CATIA
13 2 (0.28%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.28%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.57%) RMDS
3 4 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.43%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.43%) Magento
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.28%) Office 365
2 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.98%) Internet
2 15 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.84%) LAN
3 13 (1.84%) WAN
4 9 (1.28%) VPN
4 9 (1.28%) Firewall
5 7 (0.99%) FTP
6 5 (0.71%) Wireless
6 5 (0.71%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (0.57%) HTTP
8 3 (0.43%) Intranet
9 2 (0.28%) VLAN
9 2 (0.28%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (0.28%) SAN
9 2 (0.28%) DNS
9 2 (0.28%) VoIP
9 2 (0.28%) PBX
10 1 (0.14%) SDH
10 1 (0.14%) LDAP
10 1 (0.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.70%) MySQL
3 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 7 (0.99%) MS Access
6 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.57%) OLAP
7 4 (0.57%) CouchDB
7 4 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.43%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.28%) QlikView
9 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.99%) LoadRunner
2 6 (0.85%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.85%) JIRA
3 5 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.57%) JUnit
5 3 (0.43%) Selenium
6 2 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.28%) Xcode
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) Maven
7 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.14%) Toad
7 1 (0.14%) MSI
7 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.14%) Grunt
7 1 (0.14%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 166 (23.55%) Finance
2 63 (8.94%) Banking
3 33 (4.68%) Marketing
4 29 (4.11%) Retail
5 24 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.26%) Front Office
7 22 (3.12%) Financial Institution
8 19 (2.70%) Investment Banking
9 16 (2.27%) German Language
10 12 (1.70%) Publishing
10 12 (1.70%) Games
11 11 (1.56%) Back Office
12 10 (1.42%) Electronics
13 9 (1.28%) Advertising
13 9 (1.28%) Legal
13 9 (1.28%) French Language
14 6 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.57%) Automotive
15 4 (0.57%) Billing
15 4 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (11.06%) HTML
2 71 (10.07%) .NET
3 57 (8.09%) CSS
4 40 (5.67%) ASP.NET
5 28 (3.97%) XML
6 26 (3.69%) HTML5
7 22 (3.12%) jQuery
8 18 (2.55%) Web Services
9 15 (2.13%) CSS3
10 11 (1.56%) .NET Framework
10 11 (1.56%) JSON
11 9 (1.28%) JSP
12 8 (1.13%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (0.99%) Ajax
14 6 (0.85%) XSLT
15 5 (0.71%) J2EE
15 5 (0.71%) Spring
15 5 (0.71%) Sass
15 5 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4 (0.57%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.82%) Computer Science
2 19 (2.70%) Hedge funds
3 16 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 11 (1.56%) NHS
4 11 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 8 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (0.99%) Graphic Design
6 7 (0.99%) Statistics
7 6 (0.85%) STB
7 6 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 6 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.85%) Digital Media
7 6 (0.85%) Derivative
7 6 (0.85%) Social Media
7 6 (0.85%) Market Risk
8 5 (0.71%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.71%) FMCG
8 5 (0.71%) Thin Client
8 5 (0.71%) PMI
9 4 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 94 (13.33%) Windows
2 42 (5.96%) UNIX
3 37 (5.25%) Windows 7
4 27 (3.83%) Linux
5 25 (3.55%) Windows XP
6 7 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.99%) Android
7 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.28%) HPUX
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) OS/2
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (13.62%) Project Management
2 64 (9.08%) PRINCE2
3 38 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (4.40%) ITIL
6 30 (4.26%) Risk Management
6 30 (4.26%) Migration
7 22 (3.12%) Change Management
7 22 (3.12%) Test Scripting
8 21 (2.98%) Web Development
8 21 (2.98%) E-Commerce
8 21 (2.98%) Business Analysis
9 20 (2.84%) OO
10 18 (2.55%) Software Engineering
11 17 (2.41%) Analytics
12 16 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (2.27%) Data Analysis
12 16 (2.27%) Service Management
13 15 (2.13%) Asset Management
14 14 (1.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 86 (12.20%) SQL
2 54 (7.66%) JavaScript
3 39 (5.53%) C#
4 33 (4.68%) Java
5 27 (3.83%) C++
6 26 (3.69%) PHP
7 20 (2.84%) C
8 15 (2.13%) VBA
9 13 (1.84%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.28%) VBScript
11 9 (1.28%) VB
12 8 (1.13%) Embedded C
12 8 (1.13%) Ruby
13 6 (0.85%) Python
14 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.57%) Scala
16 2 (0.28%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.28%) XQuery
16 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (13.62%) Degree
2 34 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.28%) ISEB
6 6 (0.85%) CCNA
6 6 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.85%) PMP
7 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.28%) HND
9 2 (0.28%) PhD
9 2 (0.28%) CCNP
9 2 (0.28%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.28%) MCITP
9 2 (0.28%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.42%) QA
2 7 (0.99%) SLA
3 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) P3O
5 1 (0.14%) EMIR
System Software
1 30 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.14%) NFS
4 1 (0.14%) RACF
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 26 (3.69%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.28%) ARCserve
3 4 (0.57%) SCCM
4 3 (0.43%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.28%) OpenView
6 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.14%) Control-M
6 1 (0.14%) DameWare
6 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 87 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.09%) Oracle
3 33 (4.68%) HP
4 25 (3.55%) Adobe
5 19 (2.70%) SAP
6 15 (2.13%) Citrix
7 11 (1.56%) Cisco
8 10 (1.42%) VMware
9 9 (1.28%) Remedy
10 6 (0.85%) Apple
10 6 (0.85%) Reuters
10 6 (0.85%) Bloomberg
10 6 (0.85%) IBM
10 6 (0.85%) Avaya
11 5 (0.71%) Cognos
11 5 (0.71%) Google
12 3 (0.43%) Altiris
12 3 (0.43%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.43%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.43%) AppSense
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Rate: £9.5 - £11.5 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £110 - £118 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £225.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100 - £125 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Haverhill, Suffolk
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £110.00 - £125.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 150-250
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 150-250
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £10 - £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £8 - £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago