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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 279 293 246
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 347 298 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.62% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.67% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 175 217
Average daily rate
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£225 £230 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -5.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £203 £228
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 36
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.95 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £20.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.53 £12.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -29.41%
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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +44 202 £225 -10.00% 114
South East -14 58 £178 -7.79% 44
East of England -24 20 £200 -12.08% 27
South West -37 18 £300 +4.16% 26
West Midlands -3 16 £175 -48.14% 17
Yorkshire -1 10 £260 -7.32% 26
North West -15 10 £213 +17.72% 37
East Midlands +2 8 £244 +95.00% 15
North East - 4 £110 - 3
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 149 (21.35%) Finance
2 101 (14.47%) SQL
3 99 (14.18%) Project Management
4 92 (13.18%) Degree
5 88 (12.61%) Microsoft
6 84 (12.03%) Windows
7 76 (10.89%) MS Excel
8 74 (10.60%) HTML
9 58 (8.31%) .NET
10 56 (8.02%) Banking
11 54 (7.74%) PRINCE2
12 53 (7.59%) JavaScript
13 52 (7.45%) MS Office
14 49 (7.02%) CSS
15 47 (6.73%) Oracle
16 39 (5.59%) HP
17 38 (5.44%) Marketing
18 37 (5.30%) UNIX
19 35 (5.01%) SharePoint
19 35 (5.01%) MS PowerPoint
20 34 (4.87%) Active Directory
20 34 (4.87%) ASP.NET
20 34 (4.87%) PHP
20 34 (4.87%) C#
21 33 (4.73%) Java
21 33 (4.73%) MS Project
21 33 (4.73%) SQL Server
21 33 (4.73%) Computer Science
21 33 (4.73%) Windows 7
22 32 (4.58%) Agile Software Development

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (1.29%) SAS
3 8 (1.15%) Apache
3 8 (1.15%) CMS
3 8 (1.15%) WordPress
4 7 (1.00%) IIS
5 6 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.86%) Drupal
6 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.29%) Node.js
7 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.29%) Lync
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 76 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 52 (7.45%) MS Office
3 35 (5.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (4.73%) MS Project
5 28 (4.01%) MS Visio
6 24 (3.44%) Photoshop
7 19 (2.72%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (1.72%) AutoCAD
8 12 (1.72%) Revit
9 10 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.86%) InDesign
11 4 (0.57%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.43%) FastStats
12 3 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.14%) Windchill
14 1 (0.14%) CATIA
14 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.57%) RMDS
3 4 (0.57%) Magento
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.43%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.15%) Office 365
2 4 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.87%) Internet
2 16 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.86%) Firewall
4 11 (1.58%) LAN
4 11 (1.58%) WAN
5 5 (0.72%) Intranet
5 5 (0.72%) VPN
5 5 (0.72%) FTP
6 3 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (0.43%) Wireless
6 3 (0.43%) HTTP
7 2 (0.29%) DNS
7 2 (0.29%) VoIP
7 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.29%) SAN
7 2 (0.29%) NetScreen
7 2 (0.29%) MPLS
7 2 (0.29%) OSPF
7 2 (0.29%) VLAN
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.30%) MySQL
3 13 (1.86%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.86%) MS Access
5 6 (0.86%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.57%) OLAP
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.57%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.29%) QlikView
10 1 (0.14%) SQLite
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (1.58%) JIRA
2 5 (0.72%) Xcode
2 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.43%) Selenium
5 2 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.29%) Maven
5 2 (0.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (0.29%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.14%) Mocha
6 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.14%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.14%) Grunt
6 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.14%) Behat
6 1 (0.14%) Subversion
6 1 (0.14%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 149 (21.35%) Finance
2 56 (8.02%) Banking
3 38 (5.44%) Marketing
4 30 (4.30%) Retail
5 20 (2.87%) Front Office
6 18 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.01%) Electronics
9 12 (1.72%) Publishing
9 12 (1.72%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.72%) German Language
10 10 (1.43%) Back Office
11 9 (1.29%) Games
12 8 (1.15%) Legal
13 6 (0.86%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.57%) Advertising
15 4 (0.57%) Automotive
15 4 (0.57%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (10.60%) HTML
2 58 (8.31%) .NET
3 49 (7.02%) CSS
4 34 (4.87%) ASP.NET
5 30 (4.30%) HTML5
6 26 (3.72%) jQuery
7 22 (3.15%) XML
8 18 (2.58%) CSS3
9 16 (2.29%) Web Services
10 15 (2.15%) JSON
11 11 (1.58%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.43%) JSP
12 10 (1.43%) Ajax
13 9 (1.29%) RESTful
14 8 (1.15%) LAMP
14 8 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (0.86%) REST
16 5 (0.72%) Cocoa
16 5 (0.72%) Spring
16 5 (0.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.73%) Computer Science
2 17 (2.44%) Hedge funds
3 15 (2.15%) Blackberry
4 14 (2.01%) NHS
5 12 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (1.58%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.29%) Graphic Design
8 7 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.00%) Statistics
9 6 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.86%) STB
9 6 (0.86%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.86%) Market Risk
10 5 (0.72%) Social Media
10 5 (0.72%) MPEG
11 4 (0.57%) PMI
11 4 (0.57%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.57%) Derivative
11 4 (0.57%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 84 (12.03%) Windows
2 37 (5.30%) UNIX
3 33 (4.73%) Windows 7
4 27 (3.87%) Windows XP
5 25 (3.58%) Linux
6 15 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.15%) Android
8 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.43%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.29%) MVS
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) OS/2
11 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (14.18%) Project Management
2 54 (7.74%) PRINCE2
3 32 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (4.30%) OO
4 30 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (3.58%) ITIL
5 25 (3.58%) Risk Management
6 23 (3.30%) Migration
7 22 (3.15%) E-Commerce
8 21 (3.01%) OOP
8 21 (3.01%) Software Engineering
9 20 (2.87%) Test Scripting
10 18 (2.58%) MVC
10 18 (2.58%) Change Management
11 17 (2.44%) Web Development
12 16 (2.29%) Asset Management
13 15 (2.15%) Change Control
14 14 (2.01%) Service Management
14 14 (2.01%) Data Analysis
14 14 (2.01%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 101 (14.47%) SQL
2 53 (7.59%) JavaScript
3 34 (4.87%) PHP
3 34 (4.87%) C#
4 33 (4.73%) Java
5 32 (4.58%) C++
6 21 (3.01%) C
7 16 (2.29%) VBA
8 12 (1.72%) Embedded C
9 11 (1.58%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.43%) Python
11 9 (1.29%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.15%) VBScript
13 7 (1.00%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.00%) VB
14 4 (0.57%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.57%) R
14 4 (0.57%) Scala
15 2 (0.29%) XQuery
15 2 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 92 (13.18%) Degree
2 30 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.43%) ISEB
5 9 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.29%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.00%) CCNA
7 5 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.72%) PMP
8 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.57%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.29%) PhD
10 2 (0.29%) CCNP
11 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.15%) QA
2 7 (1.00%) SLA
3 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) EMIR
5 1 (0.14%) P3O
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.14%) RACF
Systems Management
1 16 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.29%) ARCserve
3 3 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.29%) OpenView
4 2 (0.29%) Nagios
4 2 (0.29%) SCCM
5 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.14%) DameWare
5 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.14%) Control-M
5 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 88 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.73%) Oracle
3 39 (5.59%) HP
4 32 (4.58%) Adobe
5 17 (2.44%) Cisco
6 15 (2.15%) SAP
7 14 (2.01%) Citrix
8 9 (1.29%) Remedy
9 8 (1.15%) VMware
10 6 (0.86%) IBM
10 6 (0.86%) Business Objects
10 6 (0.86%) Reuters
10 6 (0.86%) Bloomberg
10 6 (0.86%) Apple
10 6 (0.86%) Avaya
10 6 (0.86%) Zend
11 5 (0.72%) Juniper
12 4 (0.57%) Cognos
12 4 (0.57%) Google
13 3 (0.43%) Facebook
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competive (Negotiable)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
beITrecruitment Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10.20 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £150 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £80 - £100 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £190 - £210 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £150.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
SearchBi
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £16.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago