The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 56 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.55% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.59% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £158 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £223 £223
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.88 £12.88
% change year-on-year
-30.70% +23.30%
Junior
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
684 674 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.93% 93.09% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 354 360
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 45
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.85 £9.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £34.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Junior in the job title.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Junior
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Watford - 2 £375 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Junior
East of England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) JNDI
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Intershop
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) CMS

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) JDBC
2 1 (16.67%) JNDI
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) Struts
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) OOD
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) SEO
1 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Intershop
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle