The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 378 369 361
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 39 53 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 37
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£205 £239 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% -4.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £378 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £190 £138
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +38.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £94.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -46.34%
Junior Developer
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22537 23362 24330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 92.96% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15508 16050 16024
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 446 611
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Junior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Junior Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Junior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Junior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Junior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Junior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Junior Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Junior Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Junior Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 11 £275 +18.91% 27
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Greenford - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 32 (40.51%) HTML
2 28 (35.44%) SQL
2 28 (35.44%) CSS
3 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
4 21 (26.58%) .NET
5 18 (22.78%) C#
6 16 (20.25%) HTML5
7 15 (18.99%) PHP
7 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
7 15 (18.99%) JSON
8 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
9 12 (15.19%) Java
9 12 (15.19%) Degree
10 11 (13.92%) jQuery
11 10 (12.66%) MVC
12 9 (11.39%) Finance
12 9 (11.39%) MySQL
12 9 (11.39%) XML
12 9 (11.39%) RESTful
13 8 (10.13%) Apple iOS
13 8 (10.13%) CSS3
13 8 (10.13%) Banking
13 8 (10.13%) OO
14 7 (8.86%) OOP
14 7 (8.86%) Python
14 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
14 7 (8.86%) Objective-C
14 7 (8.86%) iOS Development
15 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.53%) SAS
1 2 (2.53%) Drupal
1 2 (2.53%) WordPress
1 2 (2.53%) Node.js
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.27%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.27%) Lync
2 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.27%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.27%) InDesign
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Magento
2 1 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) OLAP
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.27%) SQLite
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.27%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Xcode
2 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.53%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.27%) Subversion
4 1 (1.27%) Maven
4 1 (1.27%) Mocha
4 1 (1.27%) Behat
4 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.27%) Grunt
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Marketing
4 4 (5.06%) Games
5 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Law
6 2 (2.53%) Advertising
6 2 (2.53%) Back Office
6 2 (2.53%) Retail
7 1 (1.27%) Front Office
7 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.27%) Publishing
7 1 (1.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.51%) HTML
2 28 (35.44%) CSS
3 21 (26.58%) .NET
4 16 (20.25%) HTML5
5 15 (18.99%) JSON
6 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
7 11 (13.92%) jQuery
8 9 (11.39%) RESTful
8 9 (11.39%) XML
9 8 (10.13%) CSS3
10 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
11 5 (6.33%) REST
11 5 (6.33%) Web Services
11 5 (6.33%) Cocoa
11 5 (6.33%) Ajax
12 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (3.80%) XHTML
13 3 (3.80%) Django
13 3 (3.80%) SOAP
14 2 (2.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
1 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Online Games
3 2 (2.53%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) BBC
4 1 (1.27%) Physics
4 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.27%) FMCG
4 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Windows
4 2 (2.53%) UNIX
4 2 (2.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.66%) MVC
3 8 (10.13%) OO
4 7 (8.86%) iOS Development
4 7 (8.86%) OOP
5 6 (7.59%) ETL
6 5 (6.33%) Web Development
6 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.06%) Web Application Development
7 4 (5.06%) Analytics
8 3 (3.80%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (3.80%) Memory Management
8 3 (3.80%) BDD
8 3 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.80%) TDD
8 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.53%) Migration
9 2 (2.53%) Scrum
9 2 (2.53%) Web Design
9 2 (2.53%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) SQL
2 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
3 18 (22.78%) C#
4 15 (18.99%) PHP
5 12 (15.19%) Java
6 7 (8.86%) Python
6 7 (8.86%) Objective-C
7 6 (7.59%) C++
8 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.80%) VBA
10 2 (2.53%) Ruby
10 2 (2.53%) PHP5
10 2 (2.53%) VB
10 2 (2.53%) C
11 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) PhD
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) Zend
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe
4 1 (1.27%) Informatica
4 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.27%) VMware
4 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.27%) Facebook
4 1 (1.27%) Twitter
4 1 (1.27%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) Cognos
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £188 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago