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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 339 320 285
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 305 335 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.66% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.70% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 195 213
Median daily rate £216 £200 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £105 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £343 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.96 £10.00 £8.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £19.04 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.22%
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
46209 48121 46401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30544 30820 29000
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1354 1845 1896
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +1 142 £225 - 119
South East -13 57 £175 -22.22% 73
West Midlands -11 25 £300 +66.66% 17
North West -21 17 £275 +41.93% 34
Yorkshire +2 16 £174 -27.45% 24
North East -40 16 £225 -12.62% 3
East of England +3 12 £149 -15.00% 22
South West -2 12 £230 +26.89% 29
East Midlands +1 9 £325 +173.68% 16
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (20.58%) Finance
2 123 (19.94%) Project Management
3 81 (13.13%) HTML
4 76 (12.32%) SQL
5 75 (12.16%) Microsoft
6 69 (11.18%) CSS
6 69 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (11.18%) Degree
7 65 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 64 (10.37%) JavaScript
9 52 (8.43%) Java
9 52 (8.43%) Windows
10 47 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
11 45 (7.29%) PRINCE2
12 40 (6.48%) Web Development
13 39 (6.32%) Banking
13 39 (6.32%) .NET
14 38 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (6.00%) PHP
16 36 (5.83%) MS Office
16 36 (5.83%) Marketing
17 35 (5.67%) Linux
18 33 (5.35%) SQL Server
18 33 (5.35%) Security Cleared
19 32 (5.19%) Unix
20 31 (5.02%) C#
21 30 (4.86%) ITIL
22 27 (4.38%) Migration
22 27 (4.38%) Retail
23 26 (4.21%) MVC

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 19 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.78%) Confluence
2 11 (1.78%) WordPress
3 10 (1.62%) CMS
4 5 (0.81%) IIS
5 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.49%) Drupal
6 3 (0.49%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.49%) Jetty
6 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.49%) SAS
6 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.16%) Moodle
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 65 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.83%) MS Office
3 24 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (3.89%) MS Project
4 23 (3.73%) Photoshop
5 12 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (1.78%) MS Visio
7 9 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.32%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.97%) Eloqua
2 5 (0.81%) Magento
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.49%) ENOVIA
4 3 (0.49%) FastStats
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.32%) assyst
5 2 (0.32%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.16%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.81%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.81%) Office 365
3 4 (0.65%) AdWords
3 4 (0.65%) GitHub
4 3 (0.49%) SaaS
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Firebase
6 1 (0.16%) Google Play
6 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.27%) Firewall
2 9 (1.46%) Internet
3 8 (1.30%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.13%) Intranet
4 7 (1.13%) WAN
5 6 (0.97%) DVB
5 6 (0.97%) LAN
5 6 (0.97%) Network Security
6 5 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.81%) MPLS
6 5 (0.81%) VoIP
7 3 (0.49%) BGP
7 3 (0.49%) HSRP
7 3 (0.49%) Skype
8 2 (0.32%) DHCP
8 2 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.16%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.16%) NAS
9 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.89%) MySQL
3 8 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.81%) MS Access
6 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.65%) Big Data
7 4 (0.65%) QlikView
7 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (3.40%) JIRA
2 14 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.81%) Maven
4 5 (0.81%) Subversion
4 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.65%) Ant
5 4 (0.65%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.49%) GoCD
7 2 (0.32%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.32%) Hudson
7 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.32%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.32%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 127 (20.58%) Finance
2 39 (6.32%) Banking
3 36 (5.83%) Marketing
4 27 (4.38%) Retail
5 16 (2.59%) Legal
6 14 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.62%) Publishing
9 6 (0.97%) Advertising
9 6 (0.97%) Back Office
9 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.65%) Law
11 3 (0.49%) Front Office
11 3 (0.49%) German Language
12 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Electronics
12 2 (0.32%) French Language
12 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (13.13%) HTML
2 69 (11.18%) CSS
3 39 (6.32%) .NET
4 23 (3.73%) jQuery
5 21 (3.40%) HTML5
6 17 (2.76%) ASP.NET
6 17 (2.76%) CSS3
7 16 (2.59%) AngularJS
8 15 (2.43%) XML
9 12 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (1.78%) Spring
11 9 (1.46%) Web Services
12 8 (1.30%) Ajax
12 8 (1.30%) D3.js
12 8 (1.30%) JSON
12 8 (1.30%) OpenLayers
12 8 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (1.13%) REST
14 6 (0.97%) Node.js
14 6 (0.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.73%) User Experience
3 20 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.94%) Data Centre
6 11 (1.78%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.30%) NHS
8 7 (1.13%) STB
9 6 (0.97%) Derivative
9 6 (0.97%) Equities
9 6 (0.97%) Graphic Design
10 5 (0.81%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.81%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.81%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.81%) Statistics
11 4 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.65%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.65%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.43%) Windows
2 35 (5.67%) Linux
3 32 (5.19%) Unix
4 19 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.49%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.32%) Android
9 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) SUSE
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (19.94%) Project Management
2 69 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (7.29%) PRINCE2
4 40 (6.48%) Web Development
5 38 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (4.86%) ITIL
7 27 (4.38%) Migration
8 26 (4.21%) MVC
9 25 (4.05%) Front End Development
10 24 (3.89%) Change Control
10 24 (3.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 23 (3.73%) E-Commerce
12 22 (3.57%) Business Analysis
13 20 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (3.08%) Business Transformation
14 19 (3.08%) CRM
15 17 (2.76%) Data Analysis
16 15 (2.43%) Scrum
16 15 (2.43%) SDLC
17 13 (2.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 76 (12.32%) SQL
2 64 (10.37%) JavaScript
3 52 (8.43%) Java
4 37 (6.00%) PHP
5 31 (5.02%) C#
6 26 (4.21%) Python
7 13 (2.11%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.30%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.30%) VB
8 8 (1.30%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.13%) C++
9 7 (1.13%) Perl
9 7 (1.13%) VBA
10 6 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.81%) C
11 5 (0.81%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.81%) R
12 4 (0.65%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.49%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (11.18%) Degree
2 33 (5.35%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.94%) CCNA
4 12 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.65%) CISM
7 4 (0.65%) CISSP
7 4 (0.65%) ISEB
7 4 (0.65%) PMP
7 4 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.32%) CCA
9 2 (0.32%) GCIA
9 2 (0.32%) GCIH
9 2 (0.32%) GIAC
9 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.43%) SLA
2 7 (1.13%) QA
3 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.16%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) FATCA
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.49%) Docker
4 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.97%) Puppet
3 3 (0.49%) Ansible
3 3 (0.49%) Icinga
3 3 (0.49%) WSUS
4 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.32%) SCCM
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.16%) Simpana
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 75 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.05%) Oracle
3 24 (3.89%) SAP
4 16 (2.59%) Google
5 13 (2.11%) Adobe
6 11 (1.78%) Cisco
6 11 (1.78%) Remedy
6 11 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.30%) VMware
8 7 (1.13%) F5
8 7 (1.13%) HP
9 5 (0.81%) hybris
9 5 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.81%) Zend
10 4 (0.65%) Pega
10 4 (0.65%) Tableau
11 3 (0.49%) Lotus
11 3 (0.49%) Marketo
11 3 (0.49%) Splunk
11 3 (0.49%) Twitter
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Intelletec
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Simon James IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
AWD online
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Rate: Up to £24k + benefits.
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Give A Grad A Go
Rate: £22k - 25k per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
NIIT Technologies
Posted: 24 days ago