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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 288 297 237
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 349 300 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.62% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.67% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 170 231
Average daily rate
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£220 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £110 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 36
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £9.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.00 £20.40 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -16.66%
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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +40 191 £225 -6.25% 143
South East +4 63 £186 +6.42% 56
West Midlands -4 20 £181 +101.38% 18
East of England -20 20 £213 -7.60% 27
South West -47 19 £263 -9.16% 25
North West -3 13 £223 -1.11% 43
East Midlands +10 11 £200 +60.00% 10
Yorkshire -3 7 £269 -1.28% 32
North East - 4 £110 - 6
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 147 (20.76%) Finance
2 103 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 102 (14.41%) SQL
4 98 (13.84%) Project Management
5 89 (12.57%) Degree
6 80 (11.30%) Windows
7 79 (11.16%) HTML
8 78 (11.02%) MS Excel
9 61 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (8.19%) .NET
11 57 (8.05%) JavaScript
12 56 (7.91%) MS Office
13 55 (7.77%) CSS
13 55 (7.77%) PRINCE2
13 55 (7.77%) Banking
14 53 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
15 44 (6.21%) Oracle
16 40 (5.65%) PHP
17 39 (5.51%) C#
17 39 (5.51%) UNIX
17 39 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
18 38 (5.37%) Marketing
18 38 (5.37%) SharePoint
19 37 (5.23%) SQL Server
20 36 (5.08%) HP
21 35 (4.94%) MS Project
21 35 (4.94%) ASP.NET
21 35 (4.94%) jQuery
22 34 (4.80%) HTML5
23 33 (4.66%) Computer Science

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 38 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.27%) WordPress
2 9 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (1.13%) Apache
3 8 (1.13%) SAS
4 7 (0.99%) IIS
4 7 (0.99%) CMS
5 6 (0.85%) Drupal
6 5 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.42%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.28%) Lync
8 2 (0.28%) Node.js
9 1 (0.14%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 78 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 56 (7.91%) MS Office
3 39 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (4.94%) MS Project
5 30 (4.24%) MS Visio
6 23 (3.25%) Photoshop
7 17 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (1.98%) AutoCAD
8 14 (1.98%) Revit
9 12 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.85%) InDesign
11 4 (0.56%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.42%) FastStats
12 3 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.28%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.14%) SPSS
14 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.56%) RMDS
3 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.56%) Magento
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.42%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Agresso
6 1 (0.14%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.13%) Office 365
2 5 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.14%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.68%) Internet
2 15 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.55%) Firewall
3 11 (1.55%) WAN
3 11 (1.55%) LAN
4 9 (1.27%) Intranet
5 5 (0.71%) FTP
6 4 (0.56%) VPN
7 3 (0.42%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (0.42%) DNS
7 3 (0.42%) HTTP
7 3 (0.42%) SAN
8 2 (0.28%) VLAN
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.28%) Wireless
8 2 (0.28%) NetScreen
8 2 (0.28%) MPLS
8 2 (0.28%) VoIP
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.67%) MySQL
3 12 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.71%) MS Access
5 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.56%) OLAP
6 4 (0.56%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.28%) QlikView
8 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.14%) SQLite
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (1.69%) JIRA
2 6 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.71%) Xcode
4 3 (0.42%) Selenium
5 2 (0.28%) Subversion
5 2 (0.28%) Maven
5 2 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.28%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.14%) Gradle
6 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.14%) Behat
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.14%) Grunt
6 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.14%) Mocha
6 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
General
1 147 (20.76%) Finance
2 55 (7.77%) Banking
3 38 (5.37%) Marketing
4 32 (4.52%) Retail
5 20 (2.82%) Front Office
6 18 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.98%) Electronics
7 14 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.55%) Publishing
8 11 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.41%) German Language
10 9 (1.27%) Back Office
10 9 (1.27%) Legal
11 8 (1.13%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.99%) Games
12 7 (0.99%) Law
13 6 (0.85%) Advertising
14 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.71%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (11.16%) HTML
2 58 (8.19%) .NET
3 55 (7.77%) CSS
4 35 (4.94%) ASP.NET
4 35 (4.94%) jQuery
5 34 (4.80%) HTML5
6 23 (3.25%) CSS3
7 21 (2.97%) XML
8 15 (2.12%) JSON
9 13 (1.84%) .NET Framework
9 13 (1.84%) Web Services
10 11 (1.55%) Ajax
11 10 (1.41%) JSP
12 9 (1.27%) RESTful
13 8 (1.13%) LAMP
13 8 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (0.85%) XHTML
14 6 (0.85%) REST
15 5 (0.71%) Cocoa
16 4 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.66%) Computer Science
3 17 (2.40%) Blackberry
4 16 (2.26%) User Experience
4 16 (2.26%) Hedge funds
5 12 (1.69%) NHS
5 12 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.27%) Graphic Design
8 8 (1.13%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.99%) Market Risk
9 7 (0.99%) STB
10 6 (0.85%) Statistics
10 6 (0.85%) MPEG
10 6 (0.85%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.85%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.71%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.71%) Social Media
12 4 (0.56%) Derivative
12 4 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 80 (11.30%) Windows
2 39 (5.51%) UNIX
3 30 (4.24%) Windows 7
4 26 (3.67%) Windows XP
5 25 (3.53%) Linux
6 13 (1.84%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.99%) Android
8 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.28%) MVS
10 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.28%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.14%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (13.84%) Project Management
2 61 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (7.77%) PRINCE2
4 33 (4.66%) OO
5 30 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (3.95%) Test Scripting
7 27 (3.81%) Risk Management
8 26 (3.67%) E-Commerce
9 24 (3.39%) OOP
10 23 (3.25%) ITIL
11 22 (3.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (3.11%) Migration
11 22 (3.11%) MVC
12 21 (2.97%) Web Development
13 20 (2.82%) Software Engineering
14 19 (2.68%) Change Management
15 17 (2.40%) Change Control
16 16 (2.26%) Asset Management
17 15 (2.12%) Analytics
17 15 (2.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 102 (14.41%) SQL
2 57 (8.05%) JavaScript
3 40 (5.65%) PHP
4 39 (5.51%) C#
5 32 (4.52%) C++
5 32 (4.52%) Java
6 21 (2.97%) C
7 16 (2.26%) VBA
8 12 (1.69%) Python
8 12 (1.69%) Embedded C
9 11 (1.55%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.27%) VBScript
11 7 (0.99%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.99%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.85%) VB
13 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.56%) Scala
13 4 (0.56%) R
14 3 (0.42%) Ruby
15 2 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 89 (12.57%) Degree
2 28 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (1.55%) ISEB
4 11 (1.55%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.99%) PMP
7 6 (0.85%) CCNA
7 6 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.56%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.28%) MCITP
11 2 (0.28%) MCSE
11 2 (0.28%) PhD
12 1 (0.14%) CRISC
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.27%) QA
2 7 (0.99%) SLA
3 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) P3O
6 1 (0.14%) EMIR
System Software
1 33 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.14%) RACF
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.27%) ARCserve
3 3 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.28%) Nagios
4 2 (0.28%) SCCM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.14%) Control-M
5 1 (0.14%) DameWare
5 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 103 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.21%) Oracle
3 36 (5.08%) HP
4 33 (4.66%) Adobe
5 17 (2.40%) Cisco
6 15 (2.12%) SAP
6 15 (2.12%) Citrix
7 11 (1.55%) VMware
8 9 (1.27%) Remedy
9 6 (0.85%) Avaya
9 6 (0.85%) Reuters
9 6 (0.85%) Bloomberg
9 6 (0.85%) Zend
10 5 (0.71%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.71%) Apple
10 5 (0.71%) Google
11 4 (0.56%) Juniper
11 4 (0.56%) IBM
12 3 (0.42%) Facebook
12 3 (0.42%) Eloqua
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £22 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Steria
Rate: Up to £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
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