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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 279 293 255
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 358 309 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.69% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 184 198
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£218 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £346 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 12 34
Average hourly rate £10.57 £12.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.13% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £23.40 £26.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -8.92%
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
48174 44665 47924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.65% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30490 27603 27558
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1960 1930 2386
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +36 185 £225 - 131
South East -13 68 £188 -1.31% 64
South West -23 29 £225 -23.72% 24
East of England -23 21 £200 -13.04% 26
West Midlands -4 20 £188 +108.33% 15
North West -6 14 £223 -11.00% 39
East Midlands +8 8 £200 - 14
Yorkshire -12 8 £255 -5.55% 31
North East -37 4 £110 - 8
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 137 (19.83%) Finance
2 109 (15.77%) Microsoft
3 95 (13.75%) SQL
4 92 (13.31%) Project Management
5 83 (12.01%) Degree
6 79 (11.43%) HTML
7 77 (11.14%) MS Excel
8 74 (10.71%) Windows
9 63 (9.12%) PRINCE2
10 59 (8.54%) MS Office
11 58 (8.39%) JavaScript
11 58 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (8.25%) .NET
13 56 (8.10%) CSS
14 54 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
15 49 (7.09%) Banking
16 45 (6.51%) PHP
17 42 (6.08%) C#
18 41 (5.93%) SharePoint
19 36 (5.21%) MS Project
20 35 (5.07%) SQL Server
20 35 (5.07%) MS PowerPoint
21 34 (4.92%) Oracle
21 34 (4.92%) Adobe
21 34 (4.92%) jQuery
22 32 (4.63%) MySQL
22 32 (4.63%) UNIX
22 32 (4.63%) ASP.NET
23 31 (4.49%) OO
23 31 (4.49%) HP

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 41 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (1.30%) WordPress
3 8 (1.16%) SAS
3 8 (1.16%) Apache
4 7 (1.01%) IIS
5 6 (0.87%) CMS
5 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.72%) Drupal
7 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.43%) Lync
8 2 (0.29%) Node.js
8 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 77 (11.14%) MS Excel
2 59 (8.54%) MS Office
3 36 (5.21%) MS Project
4 35 (5.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (4.49%) MS Visio
6 23 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 19 (2.75%) Photoshop
8 18 (2.60%) Revit
8 18 (2.60%) AutoCAD
9 14 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
10 13 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.58%) InDesign
11 4 (0.58%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.43%) FastStats
13 2 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.14%) SPSS
14 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.14%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 12 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.58%) RMDS
5 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.43%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.43%) Magento
6 2 (0.29%) Agresso
6 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.14%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.16%) Office 365
2 5 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.14%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.89%) Internet
2 19 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.74%) Firewall
4 11 (1.59%) LAN
4 11 (1.59%) WAN
5 9 (1.30%) Intranet
6 6 (0.87%) FTP
7 4 (0.58%) Wireless
7 4 (0.58%) VPN
7 4 (0.58%) Network Security
8 3 (0.43%) DNS
8 3 (0.43%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (0.43%) HTTP
8 3 (0.43%) SAN
8 3 (0.43%) VoIP
9 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.29%) NetScreen
9 2 (0.29%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.29%) VLAN
9 2 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.63%) MySQL
3 13 (1.88%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.87%) MS Access
6 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.58%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.43%) OLAP
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.29%) QlikView
9 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.14%) Big Data
10 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (1.45%) JIRA
2 6 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.72%) Xcode
4 3 (0.43%) Selenium
5 2 (0.29%) Subversion
5 2 (0.29%) Maven
5 2 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.29%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.14%) Mocha
6 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.14%) Behat
6 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.14%) Gradle
6 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.14%) Grunt
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 137 (19.83%) Finance
2 49 (7.09%) Banking
3 29 (4.20%) Marketing
4 27 (3.91%) Retail
5 23 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.03%) Front Office
7 13 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.88%) Electronics
8 9 (1.30%) Back Office
8 9 (1.30%) Publishing
8 9 (1.30%) Legal
8 9 (1.30%) German Language
9 8 (1.16%) Law
10 7 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.87%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.72%) Advertising
12 5 (0.72%) Billing
12 5 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.58%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (11.43%) HTML
2 57 (8.25%) .NET
3 56 (8.10%) CSS
4 34 (4.92%) jQuery
5 32 (4.63%) ASP.NET
6 31 (4.49%) HTML5
7 20 (2.89%) CSS3
8 17 (2.46%) JSON
9 16 (2.32%) XML
10 13 (1.88%) Web Services
10 13 (1.88%) .NET Framework
11 11 (1.59%) Ajax
12 9 (1.30%) LAMP
12 9 (1.30%) JSP
12 9 (1.30%) RESTful
13 8 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (0.87%) REST
14 6 (0.87%) XHTML
15 5 (0.72%) Cocoa
15 5 (0.72%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 16 (2.32%) Blackberry
3 16 (2.32%) User Experience
4 15 (2.17%) Hedge funds
5 14 (2.03%) NHS
6 10 (1.45%) Data Integration
6 10 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.30%) Mathematics
8 6 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.72%) Graphic Design
9 5 (0.72%) STB
9 5 (0.72%) Statistics
9 5 (0.72%) MPEG
10 4 (0.58%) PMI
10 4 (0.58%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (10.71%) Windows
2 32 (4.63%) UNIX
3 29 (4.20%) Windows 7
4 25 (3.62%) Windows XP
5 22 (3.18%) Linux
6 12 (1.74%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.72%) Android
9 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.29%) MVS
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.29%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.14%) OS/2
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (13.31%) Project Management
2 63 (9.12%) PRINCE2
3 58 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (4.49%) OO
4 31 (4.49%) Test Scripting
5 29 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (4.05%) E-Commerce
7 27 (3.91%) Risk Management
7 27 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (3.33%) MVC
9 22 (3.18%) ITIL
10 21 (3.04%) OOP
11 20 (2.89%) Change Management
12 19 (2.75%) Web Development
13 17 (2.46%) Software Engineering
13 17 (2.46%) CRM
14 16 (2.32%) Migration
15 15 (2.17%) Change Control
16 14 (2.03%) Scrum
16 14 (2.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (13.75%) SQL
2 58 (8.39%) JavaScript
3 45 (6.51%) PHP
4 42 (6.08%) C#
5 30 (4.34%) Java
6 20 (2.89%) C++
7 18 (2.60%) C
8 13 (1.88%) VBA
8 13 (1.88%) Python
9 11 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.45%) Embedded C
11 8 (1.16%) VBScript
12 7 (1.01%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.72%) VB
13 5 (0.72%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.58%) Scala
14 4 (0.58%) R
15 3 (0.43%) Ruby
15 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 83 (12.01%) Degree
2 30 (4.34%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.03%) PMI Certification
5 13 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (1.45%) PMP
6 10 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.30%) ISEB
8 8 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.01%) CCNA
10 6 (0.87%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.72%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.43%) MOS
12 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.43%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.29%) MCITP
13 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.59%) QA
2 8 (1.16%) SLA
3 5 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) P3O
6 1 (0.14%) GAAP
System Software
1 30 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.29%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.14%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.30%) ARCserve
3 4 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.29%) Nagios
4 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.14%) DameWare
5 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 109 (15.77%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.92%) Adobe
2 34 (4.92%) Oracle
3 31 (4.49%) HP
4 22 (3.18%) SAP
5 20 (2.89%) Cisco
6 13 (1.88%) Citrix
7 10 (1.45%) VMware
8 9 (1.30%) Remedy
9 7 (1.01%) Reuters
9 7 (1.01%) Bloomberg
10 6 (0.87%) Google
11 5 (0.72%) Zend
11 5 (0.72%) Juniper
11 5 (0.72%) IBM
11 5 (0.72%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.58%) F5
13 3 (0.43%) Eloqua
13 3 (0.43%) Facebook
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