The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 22 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.96% 0.64% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 0.68% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £241 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% -11.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £13.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -1.78%
Junior
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 147 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 99.02% 93.63% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 134 108
Average daily rate £350 £396 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the Halifax region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the Halifax region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Junior
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management