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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 307 258 265
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 303 354 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.74% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.80% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 213 184
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 19
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.75 £12.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.81 £8.55 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £25.75 £104.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.75 £14.23
% change year-on-year
+14.89% -17.42%
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
44983 44038 38289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.58% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28518 27637 22590
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1757 1844 1948
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -32 131 £225 - 167
South East -16 69 £225 -10.00% 74
North West -3 30 £194 -3.12% 44
East of England +9 23 £175 -22.22% 35
West Midlands 0 13 £178 +121.87% 28
East Midlands -4 12 £153 -44.54% 20
South West -12 11 £220 -7.36% 38
Yorkshire -34 10 £165 -5.71% 34
North East -9 5 £258 - 5
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 135 (22.39%) Finance
2 106 (17.58%) Project Management
3 98 (16.25%) Microsoft
4 86 (14.26%) SQL
5 81 (13.43%) MS Excel
6 67 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (10.78%) MS Office
8 64 (10.61%) HTML
8 64 (10.61%) Windows
9 57 (9.45%) Degree
10 56 (9.29%) PRINCE2
11 55 (9.12%) CSS
11 55 (9.12%) JavaScript
12 50 (8.29%) .NET
13 46 (7.63%) Banking
14 45 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
15 42 (6.97%) Telecoms
16 41 (6.80%) C#
17 40 (6.63%) Java
17 40 (6.63%) ITIL
18 35 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
19 33 (5.47%) Adobe
20 31 (5.14%) MS Project
20 31 (5.14%) Photoshop
20 31 (5.14%) MS PowerPoint
21 30 (4.98%) Security Cleared
22 29 (4.81%) SQL Server
23 28 (4.64%) User Experience
24 27 (4.48%) jQuery
24 27 (4.48%) Marketing

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.16%) IIS
3 8 (1.33%) CMS
4 5 (0.83%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.66%) Confluence
6 3 (0.50%) WordPress
6 3 (0.50%) Drupal
6 3 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.50%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.33%) SAS
7 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.33%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.33%) nginx
7 2 (0.33%) Node.js
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 81 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 65 (10.78%) MS Office
3 31 (5.14%) MS Project
3 31 (5.14%) Photoshop
3 31 (5.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (3.98%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (2.82%) MS Visio
6 13 (2.16%) InDesign
7 5 (0.83%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.33%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.33%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.17%) FastStats
10 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) Murex MxG2000
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) Unica
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.66%) Office 365
2 7 (1.16%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (0.83%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.50%) SaaS
4 3 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.50%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.17%) Silverpop
6 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.32%) LAN
2 12 (1.99%) WAN
3 11 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.66%) DNS
4 10 (1.66%) Firewall
4 10 (1.66%) Wireless
4 10 (1.66%) Network Security
5 9 (1.49%) Internet
6 7 (1.16%) DHCP
6 7 (1.16%) SAN
7 5 (0.83%) NAS
8 4 (0.66%) HTTP
8 4 (0.66%) VoIP
8 4 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.66%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.50%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.50%) LDAP
10 2 (0.33%) SNMP
10 2 (0.33%) SSL
10 2 (0.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.99%) MS Access
2 12 (1.99%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.66%) MySQL
4 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.66%) Big Data
8 3 (0.50%) DB2
8 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (4.31%) JIRA
2 15 (2.49%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.66%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.49%) Subversion
5 7 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.66%) JMeter
6 4 (0.66%) Maven
6 4 (0.66%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.50%) NeoLoad
7 3 (0.50%) Xcode
7 3 (0.50%) JUnit
8 2 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.33%) NUnit
8 2 (0.33%) Gradle
8 2 (0.33%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 135 (22.39%) Finance
2 46 (7.63%) Banking
3 42 (6.97%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.48%) Marketing
5 25 (4.15%) Retail
6 17 (2.82%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.32%) Legal
8 8 (1.33%) Back Office
8 8 (1.33%) Advertising
8 8 (1.33%) Local Government
9 7 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.00%) Front Office
11 5 (0.83%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.66%) Law
12 4 (0.66%) Games
13 3 (0.50%) Electronics
13 3 (0.50%) Publishing
14 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.61%) HTML
2 55 (9.12%) CSS
3 50 (8.29%) .NET
4 27 (4.48%) jQuery
5 22 (3.65%) HTML5
5 22 (3.65%) Web Services
6 20 (3.32%) XML
7 17 (2.82%) ASP.NET
7 17 (2.82%) CSS3
8 9 (1.49%) SOAP
9 8 (1.33%) XHTML
9 8 (1.33%) Ajax
10 7 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (1.00%) J2EE
11 6 (1.00%) XSLT
11 6 (1.00%) JSON
11 6 (1.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.00%) Sass
11 6 (1.00%) WCF
11 6 (1.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.64%) User Experience
3 23 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.32%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.32%) Blackberry
5 12 (1.99%) iPhone
6 9 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.49%) Derivative
6 9 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.33%) MPEG
7 8 (1.33%) NHS
7 8 (1.33%) STB
8 6 (1.00%) W3C
8 6 (1.00%) Social Network
8 6 (1.00%) Physics
8 6 (1.00%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.83%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.83%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.61%) Windows
2 23 (3.81%) Linux
2 23 (3.81%) Android
3 21 (3.48%) UNIX
4 15 (2.49%) Windows 7
5 14 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.49%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.83%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.66%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.50%) Solaris
11 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (17.58%) Project Management
2 67 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (9.29%) PRINCE2
4 40 (6.63%) ITIL
5 35 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (3.81%) Migration
6 23 (3.81%) Analytics
7 22 (3.65%) E-Commerce
8 20 (3.32%) Change Management
9 18 (2.99%) Risk Management
10 17 (2.82%) Business Analysis
11 16 (2.65%) Data Analysis
12 14 (2.32%) CRM
12 14 (2.32%) Service Delivery
12 14 (2.32%) Software Testing
13 13 (2.16%) MVC
13 13 (2.16%) Scrum
14 12 (1.99%) Validation
14 12 (1.99%) Regression Testing
14 12 (1.99%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (14.26%) SQL
2 55 (9.12%) JavaScript
3 41 (6.80%) C#
4 40 (6.63%) Java
5 19 (3.15%) VBA
6 17 (2.82%) VB.NET
6 17 (2.82%) PHP
7 14 (2.32%) C++
8 10 (1.66%) Python
8 10 (1.66%) C
8 10 (1.66%) VBScript
9 8 (1.33%) VB
9 8 (1.33%) Objective-C
10 7 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.16%) Perl
11 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.83%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.50%) Ruby
14 2 (0.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 57 (9.45%) Degree
2 30 (4.98%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.82%) ISEB
6 10 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.49%) CCNA
8 7 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.83%) PMP
10 4 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.66%) PhD
10 4 (0.66%) HND
10 4 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.33%) MCSE
12 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.15%) QA
2 13 (2.16%) SLA
3 3 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.33%) WCAG
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) FATCA
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) GCP
System Software
1 22 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.33%) GlusterFS
3 2 (0.33%) vCloud
3 2 (0.33%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.17%) XenApp
4 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.00%) SCCM
3 3 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.50%) DameWare
4 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.33%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.33%) Kibana
4 2 (0.33%) logstash
4 2 (0.33%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
5 1 (0.17%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.17%) Netcool
5 1 (0.17%) Control-M
5 1 (0.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 98 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.47%) Adobe
3 25 (4.15%) Oracle
4 23 (3.81%) SAP
5 21 (3.48%) HP
6 19 (3.15%) Cisco
7 13 (2.16%) Google
8 12 (1.99%) Apple
9 11 (1.82%) VMware
10 10 (1.66%) Twitter
11 7 (1.16%) Facebook
12 6 (1.00%) Remedy
13 5 (0.83%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.83%) Dell
14 4 (0.66%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.50%) SolarWinds
15 3 (0.50%) Tableau
15 3 (0.50%) Omniture
15 3 (0.50%) Endeca
15 3 (0.50%) Symantec
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