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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 97 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 2 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% 1.01% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 1.08% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £234 £213
% change year-on-year
-3.74% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+27.00% -7.40%
Junior
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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
1217 1111 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.69% 93.20% 96.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 748 393
Average daily rate £360 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 24
Average hourly rate £13.60 £18.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.51% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 7 May 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5