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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 52 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.36% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £180
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £223 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £12.67 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+26.33% -9.53%

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
567 552 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.82% 94.52% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 272 312
Median daily rate £425 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 47
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.23 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (20.00%) Google Drive
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS

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 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Microservices
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle