The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 250 236 269
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 179 197 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.82% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.89% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 108 105
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£270 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £115 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £213 £203
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.80 £8.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £132.50 £75.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.53 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+18.68% -12.22%
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
22283 22211 23247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.63% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15676 15093 15945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 -12 32 £270 +17.39% 26
Ilford - 3 £190 -
Docklands, London - 3 £375 -
Feltham - 2 £95 - 2
Wembley - 2 £103 -
Brentford 0 1 - -
Bromley -3 1 £170 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £325 -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Junior 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 in their job title.

1 82 (26.54%) Finance
2 47 (15.21%) Microsoft
3 46 (14.89%) SQL
3 46 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (13.59%) Project Management
5 41 (13.27%) Windows
5 41 (13.27%) Banking
6 40 (12.94%) JavaScript
7 38 (12.30%) HTML
7 38 (12.30%) MS Excel
8 34 (11.00%) CSS
9 33 (10.68%) User Experience
10 30 (9.71%) MS Office
11 29 (9.39%) .NET
12 27 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (8.09%) PRINCE2
14 24 (7.77%) C#
15 23 (7.44%) ITIL
15 23 (7.44%) Migration
15 23 (7.44%) HTML5
16 21 (6.80%) Degree
16 21 (6.80%) JIRA
17 17 (5.50%) Analytics
18 15 (4.85%) Mobile App
18 15 (4.85%) Android
18 15 (4.85%) UNIX
18 15 (4.85%) Java
18 15 (4.85%) SQL Server
19 14 (4.53%) Active Directory
19 14 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Junior 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.88%) CMS
2 6 (1.94%) WordPress
2 6 (1.94%) Lync
3 5 (1.62%) Confluence
4 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.97%) nginx
5 3 (0.97%) Node.js
5 3 (0.97%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.65%) Drupal
6 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.65%) SAS
6 2 (0.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 38 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 30 (9.71%) MS Office
3 14 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (4.21%) Photoshop
5 10 (3.24%) MS Project
5 10 (3.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (3.24%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.94%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.62%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.65%) InDesign
9 1 (0.32%) SPSS
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Maximo
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.59%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Office 365
5 1 (0.32%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.94%) Internet
2 5 (1.62%) LAN
3 4 (1.29%) WAN
3 4 (1.29%) Wireless
3 4 (1.29%) Network Security
4 3 (0.97%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (0.97%) DNS
4 3 (0.97%) DHCP
4 3 (0.97%) HTTP
4 3 (0.97%) LDAP
5 2 (0.65%) VoIP
5 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.65%) VPN
5 2 (0.65%) MPLS
5 2 (0.65%) Firewall
5 2 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.65%) Skype
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.29%) MySQL
3 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.65%) DB2
3 2 (0.65%) MS Access
3 2 (0.65%) QlikView
3 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (0.32%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.32%) Big Data
4 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.32%) OLAP
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (6.80%) JIRA
2 11 (3.56%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.94%) Subversion
5 5 (1.62%) NUnit
5 5 (1.62%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.29%) JUnit
6 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.29%) Xcode
7 3 (0.97%) Maven
7 3 (0.97%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.97%) Gradle
8 2 (0.65%) Selenium
8 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.65%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.32%) Ant
9 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (26.54%) Finance
2 41 (13.27%) Banking
3 11 (3.56%) Retail
4 10 (3.24%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.94%) Front Office
6 6 (1.94%) Publishing
7 5 (1.62%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.62%) Legal
7 5 (1.62%) Advertising
8 4 (1.29%) Law
8 4 (1.29%) Back Office
9 3 (0.97%) Games
9 3 (0.97%) Marketing
10 2 (0.65%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.30%) HTML
2 34 (11.00%) CSS
3 29 (9.39%) .NET
4 23 (7.44%) HTML5
5 11 (3.56%) jQuery
6 10 (3.24%) Web Services
7 9 (2.91%) CSS3
8 8 (2.59%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.59%) JSON
9 7 (2.27%) XML
10 6 (1.94%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.29%) SOAP
12 4 (1.29%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.29%) iOS SDK
12 4 (1.29%) REST
13 3 (0.97%) Backbone.js
13 3 (0.97%) Gherkin
13 3 (0.97%) Sass
13 3 (0.97%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.68%) User Experience
2 27 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.85%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.53%) Digital Media
5 12 (3.88%) iPhone
6 11 (3.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.59%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.59%) MPEG
8 8 (2.59%) STB
8 8 (2.59%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.27%) NHS
9 7 (2.27%) Fixed Income
9 7 (2.27%) Equities
9 7 (2.27%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.94%) Wiki
11 5 (1.62%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.62%) Derivative
12 4 (1.29%) Graphic Design
12 4 (1.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.27%) Windows
2 15 (4.85%) Android
2 15 (4.85%) UNIX
3 13 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.88%) Windows 7
4 12 (3.88%) Linux
5 10 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.29%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.97%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.32%) Debian
11 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (13.59%) Project Management
3 25 (8.09%) PRINCE2
4 23 (7.44%) ITIL
4 23 (7.44%) Migration
5 17 (5.50%) Analytics
6 14 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (4.21%) Software Testing
7 13 (4.21%) Mobile Development
8 12 (3.88%) Data Migration
8 12 (3.88%) Web Design
8 12 (3.88%) Regression Testing
9 11 (3.56%) E-Commerce
10 10 (3.24%) Service Management
10 10 (3.24%) Service Delivery
11 9 (2.91%) Scrum
11 9 (2.91%) Test Automation
12 8 (2.59%) Waterfall
12 8 (2.59%) iOS Development
12 8 (2.59%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.89%) SQL
2 40 (12.94%) JavaScript
3 24 (7.77%) C#
4 15 (4.85%) Java
5 12 (3.88%) Ruby
6 10 (3.24%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.91%) Objective-C
8 8 (2.59%) VBScript
8 8 (2.59%) C++
9 7 (2.27%) C
10 6 (1.94%) Python
11 5 (1.62%) VBA
11 5 (1.62%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.62%) PHP
12 4 (1.29%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.29%) Perl
12 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.65%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.65%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 21 (6.80%) Degree
2 14 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.91%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (2.59%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.59%) ISEB
5 7 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.94%) CCNA
6 6 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.29%) PMP
8 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.65%) MCSE
9 2 (0.65%) APMP
9 2 (0.65%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.32%) AAT
10 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.56%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.32%) FATCA
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.97%) GlusterFS
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.62%) SCCM
3 3 (0.97%) DameWare
3 3 (0.97%) logstash
3 3 (0.97%) Kibana
3 3 (0.97%) Rundeck
3 3 (0.97%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.65%) Puppet
4 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Ansible
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.32%) Control-M
5 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (15.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.21%) HP
2 13 (4.21%) Cisco
3 12 (3.88%) Adobe
4 11 (3.56%) Oracle
5 10 (3.24%) Google
6 8 (2.59%) VMware
7 7 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.62%) Mitel
8 5 (1.62%) Citrix
9 4 (1.29%) Dell
10 3 (0.97%) Omniture
10 3 (0.97%) Tableau
11 2 (0.65%) Appcelerator
11 2 (0.65%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.65%) SAP
11 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.32%) IBM
12 1 (0.32%) Murex
Feltham, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon
PS Computer
Rate: £35- £39k fixed term contract
Posted: 21 days ago