The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 75 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 3 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.22% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.24% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Average daily rate
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£263 £220 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £172 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £268 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £211 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-6.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.57 £12.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-15.48% -24.24%
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
931 851 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.27% 94.35% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 460 591
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 34
Average hourly rate £13.20 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.41% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (5.56%) Symfony
5 1 (5.56%) Drupal
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) Budget Control
5 1 (5.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (5.56%) Appcelerator

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Symfony
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Budget Control
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Appcelerator
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco