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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 334 297 312
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 315 378 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.72% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.76% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 213 196
Median daily rate £238 £244 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +10.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £375 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £215 £213
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 35
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.47 £8.74 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £33.17 £60.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £10.57
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +18.31%
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
46856 50029 49209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30915 32483 30579
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1539 1928 1999
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -20 150 £250 -9.09% 142
South East -13 54 £238 +0.10% 60
South West +23 26 £200 +17.64% 23
North West +22 21 £101 -65.34% 37
Yorkshire +14 18 £224 +22.60% 21
West Midlands -28 16 £246 +64.16% 32
East of England -2 14 £258 +3.00% 40
East Midlands -11 10 £245 +96.00% 15
North East -19 7 £283 +24.17% 5
Junior
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Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 127 (20.62%) Finance
2 113 (18.34%) Project Management
3 83 (13.47%) SQL
4 75 (12.18%) MS Excel
5 71 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (11.36%) HTML
7 69 (11.20%) Microsoft
8 58 (9.42%) Degree
9 54 (8.77%) Windows
10 53 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (8.12%) CSS
11 50 (8.12%) Java
12 49 (7.95%) JavaScript
13 43 (6.98%) .NET
13 43 (6.98%) MS Office
14 39 (6.33%) C#
14 39 (6.33%) Web Development
15 37 (6.01%) ITIL
15 37 (6.01%) Security Cleared
16 35 (5.68%) Linux
16 35 (5.68%) Banking
17 33 (5.36%) Retail
17 33 (5.36%) Unix
17 33 (5.36%) Migration
17 33 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
18 32 (5.19%) PHP
18 32 (5.19%) SQL Server
19 31 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
19 31 (5.03%) Python
20 30 (4.87%) PRINCE2

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 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.79%) CMS
2 11 (1.79%) Confluence
3 9 (1.46%) WordPress
4 6 (0.97%) Apache
4 6 (0.97%) IIS
5 5 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.65%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.65%) Drupal
6 4 (0.65%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.65%) JBoss
7 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.32%) SAS
8 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 75 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 43 (6.98%) MS Office
3 31 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (4.87%) Photoshop
5 18 (2.92%) MS Visio
6 17 (2.76%) MS Project
7 12 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.81%) HipChat
10 3 (0.49%) InDesign
11 2 (0.32%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.49%) Eloqua
1 3 (0.49%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.32%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.32%) Magento
2 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.32%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.16%) Primavera
3 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.46%) Office 365
3 4 (0.65%) GitHub
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.16%) AdWords
6 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.11%) Firewall
2 10 (1.62%) Internet
3 8 (1.30%) LAN
4 7 (1.14%) DNS
4 7 (1.14%) WAN
5 6 (0.97%) Network Security
6 5 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.81%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.81%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (0.81%) OpenVPN
6 5 (0.81%) SSH
7 4 (0.65%) DVB
8 3 (0.49%) DHCP
8 3 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.49%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.49%) Wireless
9 2 (0.32%) VoIP
9 2 (0.32%) VPN
9 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.22%) MySQL
3 12 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.46%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.97%) Big Data
8 6 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.65%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.65%) MS Access
10 4 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.65%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 26 (4.22%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.41%) JIRA
3 13 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (1.30%) Maven
6 7 (1.14%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.97%) Axure RP
7 6 (0.97%) JUnit
7 6 (0.97%) SonarQube
8 5 (0.81%) Ant
8 5 (0.81%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.65%) Liquibase
9 4 (0.65%) Subversion
9 4 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.49%) GoCD
10 3 (0.49%) Grunt
10 3 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 127 (20.62%) Finance
2 35 (5.68%) Banking
3 33 (5.36%) Retail
4 25 (4.06%) Marketing
5 18 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.27%) Legal
7 11 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.30%) Advertising
9 6 (0.97%) Back Office
10 5 (0.81%) Billing
10 5 (0.81%) Publishing
11 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.65%) Games
11 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.49%) Front Office
12 3 (0.49%) Law
13 2 (0.32%) French Language
13 2 (0.32%) German Language
13 2 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (11.36%) HTML
2 50 (8.12%) CSS
3 43 (6.98%) .NET
4 25 (4.06%) jQuery
5 19 (3.08%) HTML5
6 17 (2.76%) CSS3
7 15 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 15 (2.44%) XML
8 10 (1.62%) JSON
9 9 (1.46%) Web Services
10 8 (1.30%) Ajax
10 8 (1.30%) CGI
10 8 (1.30%) Django
10 8 (1.30%) J2EE
11 7 (1.14%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.14%) WCF
12 6 (0.97%) LAMP
13 5 (0.81%) Software Packaging
13 5 (0.81%) Spring
13 5 (0.81%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.87%) User Experience
3 18 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.60%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.46%) Graphic Design
7 8 (1.30%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.14%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.14%) Statistics
8 7 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.81%) Replication
10 4 (0.65%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.65%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.65%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.65%) STB
11 3 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.49%) RIA
11 3 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (8.77%) Windows
2 35 (5.68%) Linux
3 33 (5.36%) Unix
4 12 (1.95%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.14%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.65%) CentOS
7 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.49%) Android
8 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.32%) AIX
9 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (18.34%) Project Management
2 71 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (6.33%) Web Development
4 37 (6.01%) ITIL
5 33 (5.36%) Migration
5 33 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (4.87%) PRINCE2
7 26 (4.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 21 (3.41%) Business Analysis
9 20 (3.25%) Data Analysis
10 19 (3.08%) E-Commerce
11 18 (2.92%) CRM
11 18 (2.92%) DevOps
12 17 (2.76%) Scrum
13 16 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (2.60%) Business Transformation
13 16 (2.60%) Configuration Management
13 16 (2.60%) MVC
14 14 (2.27%) Change Management
14 14 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (13.47%) SQL
2 50 (8.12%) Java
3 49 (7.95%) JavaScript
4 39 (6.33%) C#
5 32 (5.19%) PHP
6 31 (5.03%) Python
7 14 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.62%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.46%) C++
10 8 (1.30%) Perl
10 8 (1.30%) VB
11 7 (1.14%) Ruby
12 6 (0.97%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.97%) C
12 6 (0.97%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.97%) VBA
13 4 (0.65%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.49%) R
15 2 (0.32%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 58 (9.42%) Degree
2 37 (6.01%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.30%) CCNA
4 8 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.65%) CISSP
6 4 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.65%) PMP
7 3 (0.49%) CEH
7 3 (0.49%) CISM
7 3 (0.49%) GCIA
7 3 (0.49%) GCIH
7 3 (0.49%) GIAC
7 3 (0.49%) ISEB
7 3 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.32%) HNC
8 2 (0.32%) MCTS
8 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.44%) SLA
2 13 (2.11%) QA
3 6 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.46%) Docker
3 6 (0.97%) vCloud
4 5 (0.81%) Postfix
4 5 (0.81%) Squid
5 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.49%) HDFS
7 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.16%) Snort
8 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (2.92%) Puppet
2 14 (2.27%) Ansible
3 9 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.97%) Kibana
4 6 (0.97%) logstash
4 6 (0.97%) Terraform
4 6 (0.97%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.81%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.81%) Rancher
6 4 (0.65%) SCCM
7 3 (0.49%) Ambari
7 3 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.49%) Icinga
7 3 (0.49%) Oozie
7 3 (0.49%) WSUS
8 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.16%) Nessus
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.55%) Oracle
3 22 (3.57%) SAP
4 19 (3.08%) Adobe
4 19 (3.08%) Cisco
5 11 (1.79%) VMware
6 10 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.46%) Google
8 8 (1.30%) HP
9 7 (1.14%) F5
10 6 (0.97%) Bloomberg
10 6 (0.97%) IBM
10 6 (0.97%) Sonatype
10 6 (0.97%) Zend
11 5 (0.81%) Citrix
11 5 (0.81%) hybris
11 5 (0.81%) Reuters
12 4 (0.65%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.65%) Lotus
12 4 (0.65%) Pega
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