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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 321 332 275
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 318 308 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.63% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.66% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 177 217
Median daily rate £218 £210 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £113 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £332 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 26
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.29% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.92 £9.34 £8.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £24.25 £27.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.00%
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
46609 46602 46145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.75% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30764 29187 28941
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1860 1972
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +15 164 £235 +4.44% 135
South East -18 57 £175 -20.00% 73
Yorkshire +19 22 £185 +12.12% 43
West Midlands +3 18 £133 -26.38% 27
North East -40 16 £225 +26.76% 4
South West +3 14 £245 -17.99% 22
North West -27 13 £125 -33.33% 53
East of England -5 10 £250 +42.85% 33
East Midlands +13 5 £330 +164.00% 14
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 130 (20.97%) Finance
2 125 (20.16%) Project Management
3 79 (12.74%) Microsoft
4 78 (12.58%) HTML
5 73 (11.77%) Degree
6 71 (11.45%) SQL
7 70 (11.29%) CSS
8 69 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (10.48%) JavaScript
10 64 (10.32%) MS Excel
11 59 (9.52%) Windows
11 59 (9.52%) PRINCE2
12 51 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
13 44 (7.10%) Banking
14 43 (6.94%) Java
14 43 (6.94%) .NET
15 39 (6.29%) MS Office
16 37 (5.97%) Web Development
17 36 (5.81%) C#
17 36 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
17 36 (5.81%) Security Cleared
18 34 (5.48%) SQL Server
19 30 (4.84%) PHP
20 29 (4.68%) ITIL
20 29 (4.68%) Linux
20 29 (4.68%) Migration
20 29 (4.68%) Change Control
21 28 (4.52%) Marketing
22 26 (4.19%) Front End Development
22 26 (4.19%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 16 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.61%) Confluence
2 10 (1.61%) WordPress
3 9 (1.45%) CMS
4 6 (0.97%) Node.js
5 5 (0.81%) IIS
6 4 (0.65%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.48%) Jetty
7 3 (0.48%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.32%) SAS
9 1 (0.16%) Apache
9 1 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 64 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.29%) MS Office
3 24 (3.87%) MS Project
4 20 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.58%) Photoshop
6 14 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (1.29%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.16%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.16%) InDesign
10 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.65%) Magento
2 3 (0.48%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.32%) assyst
3 2 (0.32%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.32%) FastStats
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.16%) Summit
4 1 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.97%) Office 365
3 5 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.65%) AdWords
5 3 (0.48%) SaaS
5 3 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.32%) GitHub
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Firebase
7 1 (0.16%) Google Play
7 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.94%) Firewall
2 10 (1.61%) Internet
3 8 (1.29%) Intranet
4 7 (1.13%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.13%) Network Security
5 6 (0.97%) MPLS
6 5 (0.81%) VoIP
7 4 (0.65%) BGP
7 4 (0.65%) DAB
7 4 (0.65%) DVB
7 4 (0.65%) HSRP
7 4 (0.65%) WAN
8 3 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.48%) LAN
8 3 (0.48%) Skype
9 2 (0.32%) DHCP
10 1 (0.16%) DNS
10 1 (0.16%) HTTP
10 1 (0.16%) SSL
10 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.06%) MySQL
3 7 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.13%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.65%) Big Data
5 4 (0.65%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.65%) MS Access
5 4 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.65%) QlikView
6 3 (0.48%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.32%) OLTP
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (2.74%) JIRA
2 9 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.81%) Maven
3 5 (0.81%) TeamCity
3 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.65%) Ant
4 4 (0.65%) Subversion
5 3 (0.48%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.32%) Hudson
6 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.32%) YouTrack
7 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.16%) JUnit
7 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 130 (20.97%) Finance
2 44 (7.10%) Banking
3 28 (4.52%) Marketing
4 24 (3.87%) Retail
5 19 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.74%) Legal
7 13 (2.10%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.29%) Law
10 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.97%) Publishing
11 5 (0.81%) Back Office
11 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.65%) Advertising
13 3 (0.48%) Front Office
13 3 (0.48%) German Language
14 2 (0.32%) Electronics
14 2 (0.32%) French Language
14 2 (0.32%) Local Government
14 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (12.58%) HTML
2 70 (11.29%) CSS
3 43 (6.94%) .NET
4 22 (3.55%) HTML5
4 22 (3.55%) jQuery
5 19 (3.06%) AngularJS
6 18 (2.90%) ASP.NET
6 18 (2.90%) CSS3
7 15 (2.42%) XML
8 12 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (1.61%) Spring
9 10 (1.61%) Web Services
10 9 (1.45%) REST
11 8 (1.29%) Ajax
11 8 (1.29%) D3.js
11 8 (1.29%) OpenLayers
12 7 (1.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (0.97%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.97%) LESS
13 6 (0.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.03%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.55%) User Experience
4 15 (2.42%) Mathematics
5 11 (1.77%) Data Centre
5 11 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.77%) NHS
6 9 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.29%) PMI
8 6 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 6 (0.97%) STB
9 5 (0.81%) Derivative
9 5 (0.81%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.81%) Equities
9 5 (0.81%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.81%) Graphic Design
9 5 (0.81%) Social Media
10 4 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.65%) Statistics
10 4 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.52%) Windows
2 29 (4.68%) Linux
3 26 (4.19%) Unix
4 20 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 17 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.16%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (20.16%) Project Management
2 69 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 37 (5.97%) Web Development
5 36 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (4.68%) Change Control
6 29 (4.68%) ITIL
6 29 (4.68%) Migration
7 26 (4.19%) Front End Development
7 26 (4.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 25 (4.03%) Business Analysis
8 25 (4.03%) MVC
9 20 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (3.23%) E-Commerce
10 18 (2.90%) Business Transformation
10 18 (2.90%) Scrum
11 15 (2.42%) Data Analysis
11 15 (2.42%) SDLC
12 14 (2.26%) CRM
12 14 (2.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 71 (11.45%) SQL
2 65 (10.48%) JavaScript
3 43 (6.94%) Java
4 36 (5.81%) C#
5 30 (4.84%) PHP
6 19 (3.06%) Python
7 14 (2.26%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.45%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.13%) C++
9 7 (1.13%) VBA
10 6 (0.97%) Perl
10 6 (0.97%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.97%) VB
11 5 (0.81%) R
12 4 (0.65%) C
12 4 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.65%) VBScript
13 2 (0.32%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (11.77%) Degree
2 36 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.10%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.77%) CCNA
5 11 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.13%) ISEB
8 6 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.97%) PMP
9 4 (0.65%) CISM
9 4 (0.65%) CISSP
10 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.32%) CCA
11 2 (0.32%) CEH
11 2 (0.32%) ECDL
11 2 (0.32%) GIAC
11 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.94%) SLA
2 6 (0.97%) QA
3 4 (0.65%) GxP
4 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.32%) WCAG
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) EMIR
6 1 (0.16%) FATCA
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 25 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Docker
3 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.65%) Puppet
4 3 (0.48%) Ansible
5 2 (0.32%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.16%) Icinga
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.16%) Simpana
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (12.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.23%) Oracle
2 20 (3.23%) SAP
3 16 (2.58%) Google
4 12 (1.94%) HP
5 11 (1.77%) Remedy
6 10 (1.61%) Adobe
7 8 (1.29%) Cisco
7 8 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.97%) VMware
9 5 (0.81%) F5
10 4 (0.65%) Citrix
10 4 (0.65%) Lotus
10 4 (0.65%) Pega
10 4 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.65%) Tableau
10 4 (0.65%) Zend
11 3 (0.48%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.48%) IBM
11 3 (0.48%) Reuters
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