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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
UK / England
Rank 327 332 320
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 256 303 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.64% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 181 160
Median daily rate £213 £225 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £117 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £346 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £215 £250
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 34 33
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £9.42 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £18.25 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.67 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.25% -9.53%

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
39084 45330 45191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.08% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25688 29596 28242
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1379 1518 1795
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +23 132 £210 -16.00% 130
South East -26 40 £282 +41.00% 61
North West +21 21 £175 -16.66% 25
West Midlands +12 21 £219 -25.21% 27
East of England +4 12 £225 +104.54% 32
East Midlands +16 8 £200 +60.00% 16
South West -2 8 £210 -1.17% 23
Yorkshire +3 7 £225 -6.05% 28
North East -11 5 £200 -33.33% 2
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 (22.34%) Finance
2 88 (15.12%) SQL
3 76 (13.06%) Project Management
4 70 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (12.03%) Degree
5 69 (11.86%) HTML
5 69 (11.86%) Microsoft
6 55 (9.45%) MS Excel
7 51 (8.76%) CSS
7 51 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (8.42%) JavaScript
8 49 (8.42%) Banking
9 47 (8.08%) MS Office
10 45 (7.73%) Java
11 44 (7.56%) Windows
12 43 (7.39%) PMO
13 38 (6.53%) Python
14 37 (6.36%) Migration
15 35 (6.01%) SQL Server
16 33 (5.67%) .NET
16 33 (5.67%) Linux
16 33 (5.67%) Telecoms
17 32 (5.50%) C#
17 32 (5.50%) Oracle
18 29 (4.98%) Retail
19 27 (4.64%) Web Development
19 27 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
20 25 (4.30%) Security Cleared
20 25 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
21 24 (4.12%) 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 22 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.72%) IIS
2 10 (1.72%) SAS
3 8 (1.37%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.37%) CMS
3 8 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.20%) Confluence
5 5 (0.86%) Drupal
5 5 (0.86%) WordPress
6 4 (0.69%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.52%) JBoss
7 3 (0.52%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.34%) Moodle
8 2 (0.34%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 55 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 47 (8.08%) MS Office
3 25 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.58%) Photoshop
5 14 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (2.41%) MS Project
6 11 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (1.55%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.69%) InDesign
9 3 (0.52%) SPSS
10 2 (0.34%) UXPin
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.17%) Flinto
11 1 (0.17%) InVision
11 1 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
11 1 (0.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) FastStats
2 4 (0.69%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.69%) SAP MM
2 4 (0.69%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.34%) Relativity
5 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.55%) Office 365
3 6 (1.03%) GitHub
4 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.52%) PaaS
5 3 (0.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Force.com
6 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.17%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.17%) Heroku
6 1 (0.17%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.41%) Internet
2 7 (1.20%) Skype
3 5 (0.86%) Firewall
3 5 (0.86%) Wireless
4 4 (0.69%) LAN
4 4 (0.69%) WAN
5 3 (0.52%) HTTP
5 3 (0.52%) Intranet
5 3 (0.52%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.52%) LDAP
6 2 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (0.34%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.34%) SAN
6 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.17%) Network Security
7 1 (0.17%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.26%) Big Data
3 17 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (2.41%) MySQL
4 14 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.20%) QlikView
9 5 (0.86%) Apache Hive
9 5 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.69%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.69%) Redis
10 4 (0.69%) Spotfire
10 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.52%) Mahout
11 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (3.09%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.58%) JIRA
3 9 (1.55%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.55%) Selenium
4 7 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (1.03%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.86%) Maven
6 5 (0.86%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.69%) Subversion
8 3 (0.52%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.52%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.34%) Gradle
9 2 (0.34%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.34%) JUnit
9 2 (0.34%) Mocha
9 2 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.17%) NuGet
General
1 130 (22.34%) Finance
2 49 (8.42%) Banking
3 33 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.98%) Retail
5 22 (3.78%) Marketing
6 14 (2.41%) Legal
7 13 (2.23%) Advertising
8 12 (2.06%) Games
8 12 (2.06%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.20%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.86%) Military
12 5 (0.86%) Publishing
13 4 (0.69%) Automotive
13 4 (0.69%) Back Office
13 4 (0.69%) Law
14 3 (0.52%) French Language
14 3 (0.52%) Front Office
14 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (11.86%) HTML
2 51 (8.76%) CSS
3 33 (5.67%) .NET
4 20 (3.44%) ASP.NET
5 16 (2.75%) HTML5
6 13 (2.23%) Web Services
7 12 (2.06%) Django
7 12 (2.06%) jQuery
7 12 (2.06%) XML
8 10 (1.72%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.55%) Spring
10 8 (1.37%) REST
11 7 (1.20%) CSS3
11 7 (1.20%) J2EE
12 6 (1.03%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.03%) Natural Language Processing
12 6 (1.03%) Node.js
13 5 (0.86%) JSON
14 4 (0.69%) .NET Framework
14 4 (0.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 16 (2.75%) User Experience
4 13 (2.23%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 5 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.69%) e-Learning
7 4 (0.69%) Fintech
7 4 (0.69%) NHS
7 4 (0.69%) Photography
7 4 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.69%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.52%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.52%) Derivative
8 3 (0.52%) Equities
8 3 (0.52%) FMCG
8 3 (0.52%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 44 (7.56%) Windows
2 33 (5.67%) Linux
3 24 (4.12%) Unix
4 8 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.20%) Solaris
5 7 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.86%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.69%) Android
9 3 (0.52%) AIX
9 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.52%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.34%) CentOS
10 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (13.06%) Project Management
2 70 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (6.36%) Migration
4 27 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (4.64%) Web Development
5 24 (4.12%) Analytics
5 24 (4.12%) Front End Development
6 23 (3.95%) Business Analysis
7 21 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (3.61%) OO
7 21 (3.61%) PRINCE2
7 21 (3.61%) Scrum
8 20 (3.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 19 (3.26%) Time Management
10 18 (3.09%) Project Planning
11 16 (2.75%) Change Management
11 16 (2.75%) Data Analysis
11 16 (2.75%) Mathematics
12 15 (2.58%) ITIL
13 13 (2.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 88 (15.12%) SQL
2 49 (8.42%) JavaScript
3 45 (7.73%) Java
4 38 (6.53%) Python
5 32 (5.50%) C#
6 16 (2.75%) R
7 15 (2.58%) PHP
8 10 (1.72%) Scala
8 10 (1.72%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.55%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.20%) C++
12 6 (1.03%) C
12 6 (1.03%) Perl
13 5 (0.86%) Ruby
14 4 (0.69%) VBA
15 3 (0.52%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.52%) C-shell
15 3 (0.52%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (12.03%) Degree
2 25 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.03%) HND
5 6 (1.03%) PhD
6 5 (0.86%) CCNA
6 5 (0.86%) PMP
7 4 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.34%) CCNP
9 2 (0.34%) CISSP
9 2 (0.34%) ISEB
9 2 (0.34%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.17%) HNC
10 1 (0.17%) MCP
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.39%) PMO
2 17 (2.92%) QA
3 8 (1.37%) SLA
4 7 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.52%) MiFID
6 2 (0.34%) GDPR
7 1 (0.17%) GxP
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.52%) HDFS
3 2 (0.34%) Docker
3 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.17%) Firmware
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.89%) Puppet
2 8 (1.37%) Ansible
3 7 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.52%) Ambari
5 3 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.52%) Oozie
6 2 (0.34%) SCCM
7 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.17%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (0.17%) Nagios
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.50%) Oracle
3 23 (3.95%) SAP
4 18 (3.09%) Adobe
5 14 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.23%) HP
7 10 (1.72%) Cisco
8 8 (1.37%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.20%) IBM
9 7 (1.20%) VMware
10 6 (1.03%) Tableau
11 5 (0.86%) Sun
11 5 (0.86%) Xerox
12 4 (0.69%) Apteco
12 4 (0.69%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.69%) Citrix
12 4 (0.69%) Sybase
13 3 (0.52%) Ericsson
13 3 (0.52%) Google
13 3 (0.52%) Intel Security
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