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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 313 325 327
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 319 322 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.64% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 191 192
Median daily rate £225 £225 £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £104 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £216 £238 £225
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 30
Median hourly rate £13.75 £12.42 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +12.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.76 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £20.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.13 £12.29 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +17.04%
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
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -3 133 £225 - 113
South East +8 68 £190 -24.00% 52
South West +8 21 £204 -18.50% 29
Yorkshire +25 19 £225 +12.50% 25
North West -1 19 £169 -11.18% 35
East of England +12 17 £288 - 38
East Midlands +10 17 £250 +32.45% 25
West Midlands -12 16 £213 -3.40% 25
North East -20 5 £290 - 1
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 132 (21.19%) Finance
2 94 (15.09%) SQL
3 91 (14.61%) Project Management
4 71 (11.40%) Microsoft
5 70 (11.24%) MS Excel
6 69 (11.08%) HTML
6 69 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
8 53 (8.51%) Windows
9 51 (8.19%) JavaScript
9 51 (8.19%) Degree
10 49 (7.87%) Java
11 48 (7.70%) Banking
12 46 (7.38%) MS Office
12 46 (7.38%) CSS
13 45 (7.22%) .NET
14 43 (6.90%) C#
15 41 (6.58%) Oracle
15 41 (6.58%) Migration
16 37 (5.94%) Retail
17 36 (5.78%) SQL Server
17 36 (5.78%) Linux
18 35 (5.62%) Security Cleared
19 33 (5.30%) Python
19 33 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
20 32 (5.14%) Web Development
21 31 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
22 29 (4.65%) ITIL
23 26 (4.17%) Telecoms
24 25 (4.01%) Unix

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 23 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.09%) CMS
3 12 (1.93%) Confluence
4 10 (1.61%) IIS
5 8 (1.28%) WordPress
6 7 (1.12%) Drupal
7 6 (0.96%) Apache
7 6 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.64%) SAS
8 4 (0.64%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.48%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.48%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.48%) JBoss
9 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 70 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 46 (7.38%) MS Office
3 33 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (3.21%) Photoshop
5 17 (2.73%) MS Project
5 17 (2.73%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.80%) HipChat
9 4 (0.64%) InDesign
10 2 (0.32%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.32%) SPSS
11 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.16%) Flinto
11 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.16%) InVision
11 1 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
11 1 (0.16%) Stata
11 1 (0.16%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (0.64%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.48%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.32%) Relativity
3 2 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.16%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.16%) FastStats
4 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.12%) Office 365
4 6 (0.96%) GitHub
5 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.64%) SaaS
6 3 (0.48%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) AdWords
7 1 (0.16%) Force.com
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.16%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.93%) Internet
2 9 (1.44%) Firewall
3 7 (1.12%) DNS
4 5 (0.80%) LAN
4 5 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (0.80%) OpenVPN
4 5 (0.80%) SSH
4 5 (0.80%) WAN
4 5 (0.80%) Wireless
5 4 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (0.64%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (0.64%) HTTP
5 4 (0.64%) SAN
5 4 (0.64%) Skype
6 3 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.48%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.48%) LDAP
6 3 (0.48%) Network Security
6 3 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.37%) MySQL
3 17 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.44%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.96%) Big Data
9 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.80%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.80%) Redis
10 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.64%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.48%) Mahout
12 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.48%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (3.53%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.37%) JIRA
3 14 (2.25%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (1.12%) Maven
6 6 (0.96%) Bitbucket
6 6 (0.96%) JUnit
6 6 (0.96%) Selenium
6 6 (0.96%) SonarQube
7 5 (0.80%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (0.64%) Ant
8 4 (0.64%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.64%) Liquibase
9 3 (0.48%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (0.48%) Subversion
9 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.48%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.32%) Grunt
11 1 (0.16%) Zephyr
General
1 132 (21.19%) Finance
2 48 (7.70%) Banking
3 37 (5.94%) Retail
4 26 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.05%) Marketing
6 12 (1.93%) Games
7 11 (1.77%) Legal
7 11 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.28%) Advertising
8 8 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.96%) Back Office
10 6 (0.96%) Military
11 5 (0.80%) Law
12 4 (0.64%) Front Office
12 4 (0.64%) Publishing
13 3 (0.48%) Billing
13 3 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.32%) Automotive
14 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (11.08%) HTML
2 46 (7.38%) CSS
3 45 (7.22%) .NET
4 22 (3.53%) ASP.NET
5 20 (3.21%) HTML5
6 17 (2.73%) jQuery
6 17 (2.73%) XML
7 12 (1.93%) CSS3
7 12 (1.93%) Web Services
8 11 (1.77%) Django
9 9 (1.44%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.28%) J2EE
10 8 (1.28%) JSON
11 7 (1.12%) Spring
12 6 (0.96%) Ajax
12 6 (0.96%) Hibernate
12 6 (0.96%) Node.js
13 5 (0.80%) ELK Stack
13 5 (0.80%) MCollective
13 5 (0.80%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.85%) User Experience
3 18 (2.89%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.12%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.96%) Graphic Design
9 5 (0.80%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.80%) e-Learning
9 5 (0.80%) Equities
9 5 (0.80%) Statistics
10 4 (0.64%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.64%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.64%) Derivative
10 4 (0.64%) EPoS
10 4 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.64%) NHS
10 4 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.51%) Windows
2 36 (5.78%) Linux
3 25 (4.01%) Unix
4 11 (1.77%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.96%) CentOS
7 5 (0.80%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.64%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.48%) Solaris
9 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.32%) AIX
10 2 (0.32%) Android
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (14.61%) Project Management
2 69 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (6.58%) Migration
4 32 (5.14%) Web Development
5 31 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (4.65%) ITIL
7 24 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 23 (3.69%) Data Analysis
8 23 (3.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 22 (3.53%) Front End Development
10 21 (3.37%) Scrum
11 20 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (3.05%) Business Analysis
13 18 (2.89%) Change Management
13 18 (2.89%) DevOps
14 16 (2.57%) Project Planning
15 15 (2.41%) Analytics
15 15 (2.41%) ERP
15 15 (2.41%) OO
15 15 (2.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (15.09%) SQL
2 51 (8.19%) JavaScript
3 49 (7.87%) Java
4 43 (6.90%) C#
5 33 (5.30%) Python
6 24 (3.85%) PHP
7 14 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 12 (1.93%) C++
9 11 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.44%) Ruby
11 8 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.96%) C
13 6 (0.96%) Perl
13 6 (0.96%) VBA
14 5 (0.80%) R
14 5 (0.80%) Scala
14 5 (0.80%) VB
15 3 (0.48%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (8.19%) Degree
2 35 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.28%) CCNA
6 5 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.64%) PMP
8 3 (0.48%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.48%) CISSP
8 3 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.48%) ISEB
8 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.32%) CEH
9 2 (0.32%) CISM
9 2 (0.32%) GCIA
9 2 (0.32%) GCIH
9 2 (0.32%) GIAC
9 2 (0.32%) HNC
9 2 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.89%) QA
2 15 (2.41%) SLA
3 6 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) GxP
5 1 (0.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.12%) Docker
3 6 (0.96%) vCloud
4 5 (0.80%) Postfix
4 5 (0.80%) Squid
5 3 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.48%) HDFS
5 3 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.16%) Snort
7 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (2.57%) Puppet
2 13 (2.09%) Ansible
3 11 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.96%) Kibana
4 6 (0.96%) logstash
4 6 (0.96%) Terraform
4 6 (0.96%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.80%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.80%) Rancher
6 4 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.64%) SCCM
7 3 (0.48%) Ambari
7 3 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.48%) Oozie
8 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.16%) Salt
8 1 (0.16%) SCSM
Vendors
1 71 (11.40%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.58%) Oracle
3 24 (3.85%) SAP
4 20 (3.21%) Cisco
5 15 (2.41%) Adobe
5 15 (2.41%) HP
6 14 (2.25%) VMware
7 9 (1.44%) IBM
8 8 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.12%) Citrix
10 6 (0.96%) F5
10 6 (0.96%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.96%) Sonatype
10 6 (0.96%) Xerox
11 5 (0.80%) Apple
11 5 (0.80%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.80%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.64%) Google
12 4 (0.64%) Sybase
13 3 (0.48%) Sun
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