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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 317 278 287
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 274 287 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.70% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 165 149
Average daily rate
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£235 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £225 £251
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £11.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.25 £21.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.38 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+5.05% -8.33%
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
42688 41191 38318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27233 25100 22188
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 1864 2310
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -3 123 £250 +11.11% 123
South East +7 78 £183 +26.03% 84
South West -19 19 £250 -7.40% 32
East of England -6 15 £230 +53.33% 44
Yorkshire -2 11 £265 +8.16% 29
North West -17 11 £90 -64.70% 41
East Midlands +10 9 £225 +63.63% 19
West Midlands -19 6 £250 -7.40% 23
North East -12 4 £95 - 5
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 107 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 105 (16.59%) Project Management
3 104 (16.43%) Finance
4 88 (13.90%) SQL
5 84 (13.27%) MS Excel
6 76 (12.01%) Degree
7 73 (11.53%) HTML
8 65 (10.27%) CSS
9 63 (9.95%) Windows
10 58 (9.16%) MS Office
11 57 (9.00%) JavaScript
12 56 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (8.21%) PRINCE2
14 51 (8.06%) Banking
15 47 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
16 45 (7.11%) .NET
17 42 (6.64%) MS Project
18 41 (6.48%) C#
19 40 (6.32%) PHP
20 38 (6.00%) SQL Server
21 36 (5.69%) Telecoms
21 36 (5.69%) Computer Science
22 32 (5.06%) jQuery
23 31 (4.90%) HTML5
23 31 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
24 28 (4.42%) MySQL
24 28 (4.42%) SharePoint
24 28 (4.42%) Security Cleared
25 27 (4.27%) Adobe
25 27 (4.27%) Oracle

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 28 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (0.79%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.79%) IIS
3 5 (0.79%) Apache
4 4 (0.63%) SAS
5 3 (0.47%) Drupal
5 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.47%) WordPress
5 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.32%) Lync
6 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.32%) WorkSite
6 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.32%) CMS
6 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 84 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 58 (9.16%) MS Office
3 42 (6.64%) MS Project
4 31 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (3.63%) Photoshop
5 23 (3.63%) MS Visio
6 15 (2.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (2.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (1.58%) Revit
8 10 (1.58%) AutoCAD
9 9 (1.42%) InDesign
9 9 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.47%) CINEMA 4D
10 3 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.32%) FastStats
12 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.16%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.16%) Agresso
4 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.74%) Office 365
2 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.32%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.16%) GitHub
3 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.69%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.21%) Firewall
3 13 (2.05%) Internet
3 13 (2.05%) LAN
3 13 (2.05%) WAN
4 9 (1.42%) Intranet
5 8 (1.26%) DNS
6 6 (0.95%) SAN
7 5 (0.79%) DHCP
7 5 (0.79%) Network Security
7 5 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.79%) Wireless
8 4 (0.63%) MPLS
8 4 (0.63%) VPN
8 4 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.32%) OSPF
10 2 (0.32%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.42%) MySQL
3 13 (2.05%) MS Access
4 10 (1.58%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.63%) Big Data
9 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.32%) DataStage
10 2 (0.32%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.32%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 15 (2.37%) JIRA
2 9 (1.42%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.95%) Subversion
4 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.47%) Xcode
5 3 (0.47%) Maven
5 3 (0.47%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.32%) FishEye
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.32%) JMeter
6 2 (0.32%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.32%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.16%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.16%) UltraEdit
7 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
General
1 104 (16.43%) Finance
2 51 (8.06%) Banking
3 36 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.79%) Marketing
5 17 (2.69%) Retail
6 11 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.74%) Legal
7 10 (1.58%) Law
8 8 (1.26%) Front Office
9 6 (0.95%) Electronics
9 6 (0.95%) French Language
10 5 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.79%) Publishing
10 5 (0.79%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.79%) Billing
11 4 (0.63%) Games
11 4 (0.63%) Advertising
11 4 (0.63%) Back Office
11 4 (0.63%) German Language
11 4 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.53%) HTML
2 65 (10.27%) CSS
3 45 (7.11%) .NET
4 32 (5.06%) jQuery
5 31 (4.90%) HTML5
6 21 (3.32%) CSS3
6 21 (3.32%) ASP.NET
7 15 (2.37%) XML
8 9 (1.42%) JSON
9 8 (1.26%) Ajax
10 7 (1.11%) Symfony
10 7 (1.11%) SOAP
10 7 (1.11%) Laravel
11 6 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (0.95%) Web Services
11 6 (0.95%) CodeIgniter
11 6 (0.95%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.95%) LAMP
12 5 (0.79%) J2EE
12 5 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.69%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.05%) User Experience
4 12 (1.90%) NHS
5 10 (1.58%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.58%) Mathematics
5 10 (1.58%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.11%) Physics
6 7 (1.11%) STB
6 7 (1.11%) MPEG
7 6 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.79%) PDA
8 5 (0.79%) Derivative
8 5 (0.79%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.63%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.47%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (9.95%) Windows
2 23 (3.63%) UNIX
3 20 (3.16%) Windows 7
3 20 (3.16%) Linux
4 12 (1.90%) Windows XP
5 8 (1.26%) Android
6 7 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.32%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.32%) MVS
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (16.59%) Project Management
2 56 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (8.21%) PRINCE2
4 26 (4.11%) MVC
5 24 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (3.63%) Test Scripting
7 22 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (3.32%) Project Planning
8 21 (3.32%) OO
8 21 (3.32%) ITIL
9 20 (3.16%) E-Commerce
9 20 (3.16%) Risk Management
10 18 (2.84%) Change Management
11 16 (2.53%) CRM
11 16 (2.53%) Business Analysis
11 16 (2.53%) Migration
12 15 (2.37%) Web Development
12 15 (2.37%) ERP
13 14 (2.21%) Service Delivery
14 13 (2.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 88 (13.90%) SQL
2 57 (9.00%) JavaScript
3 41 (6.48%) C#
4 40 (6.32%) PHP
5 27 (4.27%) Java
6 22 (3.48%) VBA
7 21 (3.32%) Python
8 15 (2.37%) C++
9 9 (1.42%) C
9 9 (1.42%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.26%) Perl
10 8 (1.26%) VBScript
11 5 (0.79%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.79%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.47%) VB
13 3 (0.47%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.47%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 76 (12.01%) Degree
2 28 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (2.05%) ISEB
6 12 (1.90%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.58%) PMP
8 9 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.63%) PhD
11 4 (0.63%) CCNA
12 3 (0.47%) MCSE
12 3 (0.47%) MOS
12 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.32%) CFA
13 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.32%) CCNP
13 2 (0.32%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.37%) QA
2 13 (2.05%) SLA
3 4 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) WCAG
5 1 (0.16%) GAAP
System Software
1 19 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.79%) vSphere
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.32%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.63%) SCCM
3 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.32%) OpenView
3 2 (0.32%) Nagios
3 2 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.16%) Netcool
4 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 107 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.27%) Adobe
2 27 (4.27%) Oracle
3 23 (3.63%) SAP
3 23 (3.63%) HP
4 19 (3.00%) Cisco
5 15 (2.37%) VMware
6 10 (1.58%) Juniper
7 7 (1.11%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.11%) Apple
7 7 (1.11%) F5
8 6 (0.95%) Google
8 6 (0.95%) McAfee
9 5 (0.79%) Zend
10 4 (0.63%) IBM
10 4 (0.63%) Avaya
10 4 (0.63%) Dell
11 3 (0.47%) Symantec
11 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.47%) Facebook
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