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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 309 325 282
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 342 322 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.63% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.66% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 181 217
Median daily rate £215 £220 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £113 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 25
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.00 £8.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £35.00 £152.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.25 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +18.51%
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
48564 48799 47642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32040 30125 29587
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1958 1985
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -1 170 £260 +20.23% 141
South East -3 80 £165 -35.29% 67
Yorkshire +16 21 £173 +52.65% 31
South West -4 16 £213 -29.16% 29
West Midlands -4 16 £133 -26.38% 23
North East -24 16 £220 +91.30% 3
North West -21 12 £113 -45.12% 55
East of England -13 8 £250 +35.13% 26
East Midlands -6 3 £248 +10.00% 14
Midlands - 1 £338 -
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 149 (23.46%) Finance
2 120 (18.90%) Project Management
3 87 (13.70%) Microsoft
4 78 (12.28%) Degree
5 77 (12.13%) HTML
6 76 (11.97%) Windows
7 70 (11.02%) MS Excel
8 68 (10.71%) CSS
9 67 (10.55%) SQL
10 65 (10.24%) JavaScript
10 65 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (9.45%) PRINCE2
12 52 (8.19%) Banking
13 49 (7.72%) MS Office
14 48 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
15 41 (6.46%) .NET
15 41 (6.46%) Java
16 39 (6.14%) Security Cleared
17 38 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (5.83%) C#
19 34 (5.35%) SQL Server
20 33 (5.20%) Marketing
20 33 (5.20%) Web Development
21 31 (4.88%) Migration
22 30 (4.72%) SC Cleared
23 29 (4.57%) Business Analysis
23 29 (4.57%) ITIL
24 28 (4.41%) Change Control
25 26 (4.09%) Front End Development
25 26 (4.09%) MS Project

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 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.89%) WordPress
3 10 (1.57%) Confluence
4 8 (1.26%) CMS
5 6 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.79%) IIS
7 4 (0.63%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.63%) Node.js
8 3 (0.47%) Apache
8 3 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.47%) Jetty
8 3 (0.47%) SAS
8 3 (0.47%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 70 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 49 (7.72%) MS Office
3 26 (4.09%) MS Project
4 22 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.20%) Photoshop
5 14 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (1.26%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.16%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.16%) InDesign
9 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.63%) Magento
2 3 (0.47%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.31%) assyst
3 2 (0.31%) FastStats
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) Primavera
4 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.16%) Summit
4 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.26%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.63%) AdWords
5 3 (0.47%) Office 365
5 3 (0.47%) SaaS
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.31%) GitHub
6 2 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.16%) Firebase
7 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.05%) Internet
2 11 (1.73%) Firewall
3 10 (1.57%) Intranet
4 7 (1.10%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.94%) MPLS
6 5 (0.79%) NAS
6 5 (0.79%) Network Security
6 5 (0.79%) SAN
6 5 (0.79%) VoIP
7 4 (0.63%) BGP
7 4 (0.63%) DAB
7 4 (0.63%) DVB
7 4 (0.63%) HSRP
8 3 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.47%) Skype
8 3 (0.47%) WAN
9 2 (0.31%) DHCP
9 2 (0.31%) LAN
10 1 (0.16%) HTTP
10 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.05%) MySQL
3 9 (1.42%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.63%) MS Access
7 3 (0.47%) Big Data
7 3 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.47%) QlikView
7 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (2.68%) JIRA
2 7 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.79%) Subversion
3 5 (0.79%) TeamCity
3 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.63%) Maven
5 3 (0.47%) Ant
5 3 (0.47%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.47%) Introscope
6 2 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.31%) Hudson
6 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.31%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.31%) YouTrack
7 1 (0.16%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.16%) gulp
7 1 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 149 (23.46%) Finance
2 52 (8.19%) Banking
3 33 (5.20%) Marketing
4 21 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.15%) Retail
6 19 (2.99%) Legal
7 13 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.57%) Law
9 9 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.94%) Back Office
10 6 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.94%) Publishing
11 5 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.63%) Advertising
12 4 (0.63%) German Language
13 3 (0.47%) French Language
13 3 (0.47%) Front Office
14 2 (0.31%) Electronics
14 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.13%) HTML
2 68 (10.71%) CSS
3 41 (6.46%) .NET
4 22 (3.46%) jQuery
5 20 (3.15%) HTML5
6 18 (2.83%) AngularJS
6 18 (2.83%) ASP.NET
7 16 (2.52%) CSS3
8 13 (2.05%) XML
9 11 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (1.57%) Web Services
11 9 (1.42%) Spring
11 9 (1.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (1.26%) Ajax
12 8 (1.26%) D3.js
12 8 (1.26%) OpenLayers
12 8 (1.26%) REST
13 6 (0.94%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.94%) LESS
14 5 (0.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.78%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.46%) User Experience
4 16 (2.52%) Mathematics
5 14 (2.20%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.05%) NHS
7 10 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.26%) PMI
9 8 (1.26%) Social Media
10 6 (0.94%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.94%) Equities
10 6 (0.94%) STB
11 5 (0.79%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.63%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.63%) Derivative
12 4 (0.63%) W3C
12 4 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (11.97%) Windows
2 25 (3.94%) Linux
2 25 (3.94%) Unix
2 25 (3.94%) Windows 7
3 24 (3.78%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.63%) Android
6 4 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.47%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.16%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (18.90%) Project Management
2 65 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (9.45%) PRINCE2
4 38 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (5.20%) Web Development
6 31 (4.88%) Migration
7 29 (4.57%) Business Analysis
7 29 (4.57%) ITIL
8 28 (4.41%) Change Control
9 26 (4.09%) Front End Development
10 23 (3.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 22 (3.46%) MVC
12 20 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (2.99%) E-Commerce
14 17 (2.68%) Scrum
15 15 (2.36%) Analytics
15 15 (2.36%) SDLC
16 14 (2.20%) Business Transformation
16 14 (2.20%) Data Modelling
16 14 (2.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (10.55%) SQL
2 65 (10.24%) JavaScript
3 41 (6.46%) Java
4 37 (5.83%) C#
5 23 (3.62%) PHP
6 16 (2.52%) Python
7 13 (2.05%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.26%) C++
9 8 (1.26%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.26%) VBA
10 5 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.79%) R
10 5 (0.79%) VB
10 5 (0.79%) VBScript
11 4 (0.63%) C
11 4 (0.63%) Perl
12 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.31%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 78 (12.28%) Degree
2 39 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.20%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.73%) CCNA
5 11 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.42%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.26%) ISEB
8 7 (1.10%) PMP
9 6 (0.94%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.63%) CISM
10 4 (0.63%) CISSP
10 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.89%) SLA
2 8 (1.26%) QA
3 4 (0.63%) GxP
4 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.31%) 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 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.47%) BladeLogic
2 3 (0.47%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.31%) SCCM
4 1 (0.16%) Ansible
4 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.16%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) Simpana
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 87 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.78%) Oracle
2 24 (3.78%) SAP
3 14 (2.20%) Google
4 13 (2.05%) HP
5 12 (1.89%) VMware
6 11 (1.73%) Remedy
7 8 (1.26%) Cisco
8 7 (1.10%) Adobe
9 6 (0.94%) IBM
9 6 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.79%) F5
11 4 (0.63%) Citrix
11 4 (0.63%) EMC
11 4 (0.63%) Lotus
11 4 (0.63%) NetApp
11 4 (0.63%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.63%) Tableau
12 3 (0.47%) BMC
12 3 (0.47%) CA
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