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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 370 362 331
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 28 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £135 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £213 £225
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £101.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £11.25 £9.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
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
19545 20081 18032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.53% 93.17% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13847 13699 12141
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 376 496
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +11 8 £369 +22.91% 19
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (46.97%) HTML
2 30 (45.45%) SQL
3 28 (42.42%) CSS
4 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 20 (30.30%) C#
6 15 (22.73%) .NET
6 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 15 (22.73%) Finance
7 14 (21.21%) Java
8 13 (19.70%) Banking
9 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 12 (18.18%) jQuery
10 11 (16.67%) PHP
10 11 (16.67%) VBA
11 10 (15.15%) Python
11 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
12 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 9 (13.64%) HTML5
13 8 (12.12%) MS Access
13 8 (12.12%) C++
13 8 (12.12%) OO
14 7 (10.61%) Degree
14 7 (10.61%) JSON
14 7 (10.61%) MySQL
14 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
14 7 (10.61%) MVC
14 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
15 6 (9.09%) XML
16 5 (7.58%) Mathematics

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.03%) Drupal
2 1 (1.52%) Lync
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.52%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.52%) WordPress
2 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) SAS
2 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) MailChimp
1 1 (1.52%) GitHub
1 1 (1.52%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) MS Access
3 7 (10.61%) MySQL
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.03%) DataStage
4 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.52%) SQLite
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Big Data
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.52%) DTS
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Xcode
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
2 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Law
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Front Office
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.97%) HTML
2 28 (42.42%) CSS
3 15 (22.73%) .NET
4 12 (18.18%) jQuery
5 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 9 (13.64%) HTML5
6 7 (10.61%) JSON
7 6 (9.09%) XML
8 4 (6.06%) SOAP
8 4 (6.06%) REST
8 4 (6.06%) CSS3
9 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.55%) Django
9 3 (4.55%) J2EE
9 3 (4.55%) Ajax
10 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.03%) RESTful
11 1 (1.52%) PhoneGap
11 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Mathematics
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Physics
2 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.52%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.52%) Open Source
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.55%) Android
2 3 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.12%) OO
3 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
3 7 (10.61%) MVC
3 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
4 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.58%) OOP
4 5 (7.58%) Web Development
5 3 (4.55%) Web Application Development
5 3 (4.55%) Project Management
5 3 (4.55%) Validation
6 2 (3.03%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.03%) TDD
6 2 (3.03%) Workflow
6 2 (3.03%) RAD
6 2 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.03%) iOS Development
7 1 (1.52%) BDD
7 1 (1.52%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 30 (45.45%) SQL
2 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 20 (30.30%) C#
4 14 (21.21%) Java
5 11 (16.67%) PHP
5 11 (16.67%) VBA
6 10 (15.15%) Python
7 8 (12.12%) C++
8 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.03%) C
8 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.52%) PHP5
9 1 (1.52%) Scala
9 1 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Tableau
4 1 (1.52%) Facebook
4 1 (1.52%) Twitter
4 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.52%) Zend
4 1 (1.52%) Informatica
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.52%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) Google