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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 363 366 355
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 27 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 19
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£225 £225 £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £198 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £385 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £210 £200
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +85.18%
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
20838 21102 20004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.91% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14389 14860 13446
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 375 452
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 2015.

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
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 27 May 2015. 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 +5 11 £225 -40.00% 26
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 25 (43.86%) SQL
2 17 (29.82%) Finance
3 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
4 15 (26.32%) C#
5 13 (22.81%) VBA
6 12 (21.05%) .NET
6 12 (21.05%) C++
6 12 (21.05%) Java
6 12 (21.05%) Banking
7 11 (19.30%) HTML
7 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
8 10 (17.54%) MS Access
8 10 (17.54%) CSS
8 10 (17.54%) Degree
8 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.79%) jQuery
10 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
11 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
11 7 (12.28%) Android
11 7 (12.28%) Apple iOS
11 7 (12.28%) Android Development
12 6 (10.53%) HTML5
12 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.53%) Objective-C
12 6 (10.53%) Investment Banking
13 5 (8.77%) JSON
13 5 (8.77%) Python
13 5 (8.77%) Web Services
13 5 (8.77%) XML
13 5 (8.77%) iOS Development

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (3.51%) Node.js
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Drupal
2 1 (1.75%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.75%) nginx
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) LDAP
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) MS Access
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.75%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) Maven
3 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.51%) Xcode
3 2 (3.51%) Android Studio
3 2 (3.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.75%) Gradle
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) Grunt
4 1 (1.75%) JUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Mocha
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 11 (19.30%) HTML
3 10 (17.54%) CSS
4 9 (15.79%) jQuery
5 6 (10.53%) HTML5
6 5 (8.77%) JSON
6 5 (8.77%) Web Services
6 5 (8.77%) XML
7 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.26%) CSS3
8 3 (5.26%) SOAP
9 2 (3.51%) Android SDK
9 2 (3.51%) iOS SDK
9 2 (3.51%) REST
9 2 (3.51%) RESTful
9 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.51%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.51%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.26%) Derivative
3 3 (5.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.26%) Physics
4 2 (3.51%) NHS
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.75%) Online Games
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.75%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Android
1 7 (12.28%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) UNIX
4 1 (1.75%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
2 7 (12.28%) Android Development
3 5 (8.77%) iOS Development
4 4 (7.02%) Analytics
4 4 (7.02%) TDD
5 3 (5.26%) Validation
5 3 (5.26%) Migration
5 3 (5.26%) OOP
5 3 (5.26%) ETL
5 3 (5.26%) MVC
5 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.51%) BDD
6 2 (3.51%) Mobile Development
6 2 (3.51%) Scrum
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.32%) C#
4 13 (22.81%) VBA
5 12 (21.05%) C++
5 12 (21.05%) Java
6 6 (10.53%) Objective-C
7 5 (8.77%) Python
8 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.51%) C
9 2 (3.51%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.75%) Scala
10 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) PhD
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.75%) logstash
1 1 (1.75%) Kibana
1 1 (1.75%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter
4 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) Tableau
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