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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 57 54 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.93% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.98% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £253 £138 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.63% -31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £216 £213
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £10.53
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +18.68%
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
706 713 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.05% 95.07% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 360 471
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 67 51
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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 - 3 £176 - 1
Hitchin - 1 £288 -
Junior
East of England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) 3ds Max
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

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 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) 3ds Max
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Drive
1 1 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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