The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 74 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 8 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 0.52% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.55% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate £275 £238 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -25.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1096 726 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.44% 94.90% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 372 462
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £40.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Junior
West Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Kronos
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) System Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Flash
4 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.14%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Flash
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) Symfony
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) System Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Budget Control
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Kronos
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator