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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 375 370 349
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 34 54 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 42 39
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£210 £245 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £152 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £193 £138
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £94.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.37% -10.00%
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
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +20 8 £288 +27.77% 28
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Greenford - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (36.62%) HTML
2 23 (32.39%) SQL
3 22 (30.99%) CSS
4 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
5 19 (26.76%) .NET
6 15 (21.13%) HTML5
7 14 (19.72%) PHP
7 14 (19.72%) JSON
8 13 (18.31%) C#
9 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
9 11 (15.49%) Degree
10 10 (14.08%) jQuery
11 9 (12.68%) RESTful
11 9 (12.68%) Finance
11 9 (12.68%) XML
11 9 (12.68%) MySQL
11 9 (12.68%) Java
12 8 (11.27%) OO
12 8 (11.27%) Apple iOS
13 7 (9.86%) CSS3
13 7 (9.86%) iOS Development
13 7 (9.86%) OOP
13 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (9.86%) MVC
13 7 (9.86%) Objective-C
14 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
14 6 (8.45%) Banking
14 6 (8.45%) Python
14 6 (8.45%) Web Services

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (2.82%) Node.js
1 2 (2.82%) WordPress
2 1 (1.41%) Drupal
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.41%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.41%) Lync
2 1 (1.41%) SAS
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.41%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.41%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) MySQL
3 4 (5.63%) OLAP
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.41%) SQLite
5 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Xcode
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) Mercurial
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.41%) Grunt
3 1 (1.41%) PhantomJS
3 1 (1.41%) Behat
3 1 (1.41%) Mocha
3 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Marketing
4 4 (5.63%) Games
5 3 (4.23%) Advertising
5 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Back Office
7 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.41%) Front Office
7 1 (1.41%) Publishing
7 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.41%) Law
7 1 (1.41%) Legal
7 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) HTML
2 22 (30.99%) CSS
3 19 (26.76%) .NET
4 15 (21.13%) HTML5
5 14 (19.72%) JSON
6 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
7 10 (14.08%) jQuery
8 9 (12.68%) RESTful
8 9 (12.68%) XML
9 7 (9.86%) CSS3
10 6 (8.45%) Web Services
11 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.04%) Ajax
11 5 (7.04%) Cocoa
12 4 (5.63%) REST
13 3 (4.23%) XHTML
14 2 (2.82%) Spring
14 2 (2.82%) SOAP
14 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.63%) Online Games
3 2 (2.82%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) FMCG
4 1 (1.41%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.41%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.41%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.27%) OO
2 7 (9.86%) iOS Development
2 7 (9.86%) OOP
2 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.86%) MVC
3 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (7.04%) ETL
4 4 (5.63%) Analytics
5 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.23%) Memory Management
5 3 (4.23%) BDD
5 3 (4.23%) TDD
6 2 (2.82%) Migration
6 2 (2.82%) Web Development
6 2 (2.82%) OOD
6 2 (2.82%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.82%) Manual Testing
6 2 (2.82%) Web Application Development
6 2 (2.82%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
3 14 (19.72%) PHP
4 13 (18.31%) C#
5 9 (12.68%) Java
6 7 (9.86%) Objective-C
7 6 (8.45%) Python
7 6 (8.45%) C++
8 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.23%) VBA
10 2 (2.82%) C
10 2 (2.82%) PHP5
11 1 (1.41%) VB
11 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) PhD
3 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Zend
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe
4 1 (1.41%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.41%) Facebook
4 1 (1.41%) Twitter
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Cognos
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