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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 356 328 307
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 297 349 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.67% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.70% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 205 181
Median daily rate £245 £230 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £105 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £200 £220
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 36
Median hourly rate £14.25 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £8.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £38.17 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £10.53
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +18.68%
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
47525 49547 47656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31298 32087 29344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1474 1872 1909
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.06 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +2.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -35 150 £250 -7.40% 101
South East -16 41 £255 +27.50% 45
North West +25 23 £176 -49.64% 25
South West +13 21 £213 +25.00% 19
West Midlands -32 16 £300 +45.45% 23
East of England +6 13 £214 +6.87% 32
East Midlands 0 13 £263 +123.40% 20
Yorkshire -8 13 £225 +52.54% 19
North East -22 6 £220 -6.38% 3
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (20.42%) Finance
2 119 (19.13%) Project Management
3 77 (12.38%) MS Excel
4 76 (12.22%) Microsoft
5 74 (11.90%) SQL
6 68 (10.93%) HTML
7 66 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (9.49%) Degree
9 54 (8.68%) Windows
10 52 (8.36%) CSS
10 52 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
11 51 (8.20%) Java
12 46 (7.40%) JavaScript
12 46 (7.40%) MS Office
13 43 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 42 (6.75%) .NET
15 41 (6.59%) Banking
16 40 (6.43%) PRINCE2
17 38 (6.11%) Web Development
18 37 (5.95%) PHP
18 37 (5.95%) C#
19 36 (5.79%) ITIL
19 36 (5.79%) Security Cleared
20 35 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
21 33 (5.31%) Migration
22 31 (4.98%) SQL Server
22 31 (4.98%) Retail
23 30 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 29 (4.66%) User Experience
24 29 (4.66%) Marketing

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 21 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.93%) CMS
2 12 (1.93%) WordPress
3 10 (1.61%) Confluence
4 6 (0.96%) Apache
4 6 (0.96%) IBM Notes
5 5 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.64%) Drupal
6 4 (0.64%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.48%) Jetty
7 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.48%) SAS
7 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.32%) IIS
8 2 (0.32%) JBoss
8 2 (0.32%) Moodle
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 77 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 46 (7.40%) MS Office
3 35 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (4.50%) Photoshop
5 22 (3.54%) MS Project
6 16 (2.57%) MS Visio
7 10 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.80%) HipChat
10 4 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.32%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.32%) InDesign
12 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.16%) Simulink
12 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.64%) Eloqua
1 4 (0.64%) Magento
2 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.48%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.32%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.32%) FastStats
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.16%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.16%) Eikon
4 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Primavera
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.29%) Office 365
3 4 (0.64%) GitHub
3 4 (0.64%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.48%) AdWords
5 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Firebase
6 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.16%) Google Play
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.41%) Firewall
2 8 (1.29%) WAN
3 7 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (1.13%) DNS
3 7 (1.13%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.13%) Internet
3 7 (1.13%) LAN
4 6 (0.96%) DVB
5 5 (0.80%) Network Security
5 5 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (0.80%) OpenVPN
5 5 (0.80%) SSH
6 4 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (0.64%) Intranet
6 4 (0.64%) Skype
7 3 (0.48%) DHCP
7 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.32%) SAN
8 2 (0.32%) VoIP
8 2 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.50%) MySQL
3 10 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.96%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.96%) MS Access
6 6 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.80%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.64%) Big Data
8 4 (0.64%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.64%) QlikView
8 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (3.38%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.22%) JIRA
3 14 (2.25%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.77%) Maven
5 9 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (1.29%) Ant
7 7 (1.13%) JUnit
8 6 (0.96%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.96%) SonarQube
9 5 (0.80%) JIRA Agile
9 5 (0.80%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (0.64%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.64%) Liquibase
10 4 (0.64%) Subversion
10 4 (0.64%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.48%) Grunt
11 3 (0.48%) Hudson
11 3 (0.48%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 127 (20.42%) Finance
2 41 (6.59%) Banking
3 31 (4.98%) Retail
4 29 (4.66%) Marketing
5 18 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.57%) Legal
7 12 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.61%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.29%) Back Office
10 6 (0.96%) Advertising
10 6 (0.96%) Publishing
11 5 (0.80%) Billing
11 5 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.64%) Front Office
12 4 (0.64%) Games
13 3 (0.48%) German Language
13 3 (0.48%) Law
14 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.32%) French Language
14 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (10.93%) HTML
2 52 (8.36%) CSS
3 42 (6.75%) .NET
4 27 (4.34%) jQuery
5 17 (2.73%) HTML5
6 16 (2.57%) CSS3
6 16 (2.57%) XML
7 15 (2.41%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.61%) JSON
8 10 (1.61%) Spring
9 8 (1.29%) Ajax
9 8 (1.29%) CGI
9 8 (1.29%) Web Services
10 7 (1.13%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (0.96%) LAMP
11 6 (0.96%) LESS
11 6 (0.96%) Sass
11 6 (0.96%) WCF
12 5 (0.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.66%) User Experience
3 19 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.45%) Graphic Design
7 8 (1.29%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.13%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.13%) Statistics
9 6 (0.96%) STB
9 6 (0.96%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.80%) Equities
10 5 (0.80%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.80%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.64%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.64%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.64%) Replication
11 4 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (8.68%) Windows
2 27 (4.34%) Linux
3 26 (4.18%) Unix
4 14 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.96%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.64%) Android
7 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.64%) CentOS
7 4 (0.64%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.48%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (19.13%) Project Management
2 66 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (6.43%) PRINCE2
5 38 (6.11%) Web Development
6 36 (5.79%) ITIL
7 33 (5.31%) Migration
8 30 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 24 (3.86%) Business Analysis
9 24 (3.86%) Data Analysis
10 22 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (3.38%) E-Commerce
12 20 (3.22%) MVC
13 19 (3.05%) Business Transformation
13 19 (3.05%) CRM
14 17 (2.73%) Change Control
14 17 (2.73%) Front End Development
15 16 (2.57%) DevOps
16 15 (2.41%) Configuration Management
16 15 (2.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 74 (11.90%) SQL
2 51 (8.20%) Java
3 46 (7.40%) JavaScript
4 37 (5.95%) C#
4 37 (5.95%) PHP
5 29 (4.66%) Python
6 13 (2.09%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.93%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.45%) C++
8 9 (1.45%) VB
9 7 (1.13%) Perl
9 7 (1.13%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.13%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.96%) Ruby
10 6 (0.96%) VBA
11 5 (0.80%) C
11 5 (0.80%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.64%) R
13 3 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (9.49%) Degree
2 36 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.29%) CCNA
4 8 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.64%) PMP
7 3 (0.48%) CEH
7 3 (0.48%) CISM
7 3 (0.48%) CISSP
7 3 (0.48%) GCIA
7 3 (0.48%) GCIH
7 3 (0.48%) GIAC
7 3 (0.48%) ISEB
8 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.32%) MCTS
8 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.09%) SLA
2 12 (1.93%) QA
3 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 18 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.45%) Docker
3 6 (0.96%) vCloud
4 5 (0.80%) Postfix
4 5 (0.80%) Squid
5 4 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.16%) Snort
7 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (2.09%) Puppet
2 11 (1.77%) Ansible
3 10 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.96%) Kibana
5 6 (0.96%) logstash
5 6 (0.96%) Terraform
5 6 (0.96%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.80%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.80%) Rancher
7 4 (0.64%) SCCM
8 3 (0.48%) Icinga
8 3 (0.48%) WSUS
9 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.16%) Mesos
10 1 (0.16%) Nessus
10 1 (0.16%) Salt
10 1 (0.16%) SCSM
10 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 76 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.18%) Oracle
3 19 (3.05%) Cisco
4 18 (2.89%) Adobe
4 18 (2.89%) SAP
5 13 (2.09%) Google
6 12 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.77%) VMware
8 8 (1.29%) F5
9 6 (0.96%) HP
9 6 (0.96%) Lotus
9 6 (0.96%) Sonatype
9 6 (0.96%) Tableau
9 6 (0.96%) Zend
10 5 (0.80%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.80%) Citrix
10 5 (0.80%) hybris
10 5 (0.80%) Reuters
11 4 (0.64%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.64%) Pega
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Rate: £16 - £26 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Rate: From £27 to £29 per hour
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £90 - £110 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
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Warwickshire
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Rate: £40.00 - £60.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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City, London
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Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
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