The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 258 281 249
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 176 137 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.61% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.64% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 88 120
Median daily rate £235 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £121 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £191 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.61% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £18.80 £16.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.76 £114.20 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Junior
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
20930 21403 21584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.60% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15232 14772 15192
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 402 392
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Junior in the job title.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in London

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in London

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in London

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in London

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Junior
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +32 29 £250 - 24
Osterley - 4 £116 -
Uxbridge +5 2 £250 -
Twickenham - 2 £150 - 1
Bromley -13 1 - -
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 63 (20.86%) Finance
2 52 (17.22%) Project Management
3 43 (14.24%) SQL
4 42 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (12.91%) HTML
6 36 (11.92%) MS Excel
7 34 (11.26%) CSS
7 34 (11.26%) Banking
8 31 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 31 (10.26%) Degree
9 30 (9.93%) Microsoft
10 24 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (7.95%) PRINCE2
11 22 (7.28%) Windows
12 21 (6.95%) Java
12 21 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (6.62%) PHP
13 20 (6.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 19 (6.29%) Marketing
14 19 (6.29%) .NET
15 18 (5.96%) MySQL
15 18 (5.96%) MS PowerPoint
16 17 (5.63%) Business Analysis
16 17 (5.63%) MS Office
16 17 (5.63%) Unix
17 15 (4.97%) Python
17 15 (4.97%) E-Commerce
17 15 (4.97%) Retail
17 15 (4.97%) Front End Development
18 14 (4.64%) User Experience

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.32%) CMS
2 6 (1.99%) Confluence
2 6 (1.99%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.99%) WordPress
3 5 (1.66%) Node.js
4 3 (0.99%) Jetty
5 2 (0.66%) Drupal
5 2 (0.66%) SAS
5 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) JBoss
6 1 (0.33%) Moodle
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (11.92%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (5.63%) MS Office
4 14 (4.64%) Photoshop
5 8 (2.65%) MS Project
6 6 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.33%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.33%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Magento
2 2 (0.66%) assyst
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.66%) FastStats
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) Eikon
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) Summit
3 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.66%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.32%) AdWords
4 2 (0.66%) GitHub
4 2 (0.66%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) Firebase
5 1 (0.33%) Google Play
5 1 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.65%) Firewall
2 6 (1.99%) Internet
3 5 (1.66%) MPLS
4 4 (1.32%) BGP
4 4 (1.32%) DVB
4 4 (1.32%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.32%) HSRP
4 4 (1.32%) Network Security
4 4 (1.32%) VoIP
5 2 (0.66%) WAN
6 1 (0.33%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) HTTP
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.33%) LAN
6 1 (0.33%) SSL
6 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.96%) MySQL
2 14 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.32%) MS Access
4 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.32%) QlikView
4 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.66%) Big Data
6 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.30%) JIRA
2 8 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.66%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.32%) Maven
5 3 (0.99%) Ant
5 3 (0.99%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.66%) Hudson
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.66%) Subversion
6 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.33%) gulp
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.33%) Selenium
7 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 63 (20.86%) Finance
2 34 (11.26%) Banking
3 19 (6.29%) Marketing
4 15 (4.97%) Retail
5 13 (4.30%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.99%) Law
8 4 (1.32%) Back Office
8 4 (1.32%) Legal
8 4 (1.32%) Publishing
9 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.66%) Advertising
10 2 (0.66%) Front Office
10 2 (0.66%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.91%) HTML
2 34 (11.26%) CSS
3 19 (6.29%) .NET
4 14 (4.64%) jQuery
5 13 (4.30%) HTML5
6 11 (3.64%) CSS3
7 9 (2.98%) Web Services
8 8 (2.65%) Spring
9 7 (2.32%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.99%) Ajax
10 6 (1.99%) XML
11 5 (1.66%) JSON
11 5 (1.66%) Symfony
12 4 (1.32%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.32%) LAMP
12 4 (1.32%) REST
13 3 (0.99%) Laravel
13 3 (0.99%) LESS
13 3 (0.99%) Phalcon
13 3 (0.99%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.64%) User Experience
3 11 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.31%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.99%) NHS
6 6 (1.99%) STB
7 5 (1.66%) Equities
7 5 (1.66%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.32%) Wiki
9 3 (0.99%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (0.99%) Derivative
9 3 (0.99%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.99%) Interactive TV
9 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.99%) Physics
9 3 (0.99%) Social Media
10 2 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.28%) Windows
2 17 (5.63%) Unix
3 11 (3.64%) Linux
4 7 (2.32%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.99%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.99%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.33%) Android
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) SUSE
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.22%) Project Management
2 42 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (7.95%) PRINCE2
3 24 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (6.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 17 (5.63%) Business Analysis
6 15 (4.97%) E-Commerce
6 15 (4.97%) Front End Development
7 13 (4.30%) Business Transformation
8 12 (3.97%) MVC
9 11 (3.64%) Data Analysis
9 11 (3.64%) Migration
9 11 (3.64%) Scrum
9 11 (3.64%) Web Development
10 10 (3.31%) Analytics
10 10 (3.31%) Data Modelling
11 9 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (2.98%) ITIL
11 9 (2.98%) SDLC
11 9 (2.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.24%) SQL
2 31 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 21 (6.95%) Java
4 20 (6.62%) PHP
5 15 (4.97%) Python
6 13 (4.30%) C#
7 7 (2.32%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.66%) VBA
9 4 (1.32%) Perl
9 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.32%) R
9 4 (1.32%) VBScript
10 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.66%) C
11 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.66%) VB
12 1 (0.33%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (10.26%) Degree
2 6 (1.99%) CCNA
2 6 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (1.99%) ISEB
3 5 (1.66%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.32%) PMP
4 4 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) CISM
5 2 (0.66%) CISSP
5 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) APMP
6 1 (0.33%) CISA
6 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) HND
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.33%) EMIR
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.99%) Docker
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.99%) Puppet
3 3 (0.99%) Ansible
3 3 (0.99%) Icinga
3 3 (0.99%) WSUS
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 30 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.64%) Google
3 9 (2.98%) Adobe
4 7 (2.32%) Oracle
5 6 (1.99%) SAP
6 5 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.32%) Cisco
7 4 (1.32%) hybris
7 4 (1.32%) Zend
8 3 (0.99%) HP
8 3 (0.99%) Reuters
8 3 (0.99%) Splunk
8 3 (0.99%) VMware
9 2 (0.66%) Citrix
9 2 (0.66%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.66%) Juniper
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.66%) Tableau
9 2 (0.66%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.66%) WatchGuard
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