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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 281 252 232
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 122 156 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.70% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.75% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 93 107
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£220 £225 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £120 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £210 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.30 £7.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.65 £143.00 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +11.11%
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £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 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +14 28 £240 +4.34% 41
Uxbridge +1 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf +4 1 £265 +130.43%
Hillingdon - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 66 (24.44%) Finance
2 51 (18.89%) SQL
3 50 (18.52%) MS Excel
4 49 (18.15%) Microsoft
5 39 (14.44%) Degree
5 39 (14.44%) Banking
6 35 (12.96%) Windows
7 31 (11.48%) Project Management
8 30 (11.11%) MS Office
9 28 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (7.78%) .NET
11 21 (7.78%) JavaScript
12 20 (7.41%) Security Cleared
13 19 (7.04%) C#
13 19 (7.04%) HTML
14 18 (6.67%) VBA
15 17 (6.30%) CSS
15 17 (6.30%) Telecoms
16 16 (5.93%) UNIX
16 16 (5.93%) MS PowerPoint
17 15 (5.56%) Computer Science
17 15 (5.56%) PRINCE2
17 15 (5.56%) TCP/IP
18 14 (5.19%) MS Project
18 14 (5.19%) Java
18 14 (5.19%) Risk Management
19 13 (4.81%) Change Management
19 13 (4.81%) SQL Server
20 12 (4.44%) Investment Banking

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.74%) IIS
3 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.37%) Drupal
4 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.37%) Node.js
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 30 (11.11%) MS Office
3 16 (5.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (5.19%) MS Project
5 8 (2.96%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.11%) AutoCAD
6 3 (1.11%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (1.11%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.11%) Revit
6 3 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.37%) InDesign
8 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Office 365
1 2 (0.74%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.37%) GitHub
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.59%) DNS
2 7 (2.59%) Wireless
3 5 (1.85%) LAN
3 5 (1.85%) WAN
4 4 (1.48%) DHCP
4 4 (1.48%) VoIP
4 4 (1.48%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.11%) Network Security
5 3 (1.11%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.11%) Internet
6 2 (0.74%) SNMP
6 2 (0.74%) Firewall
7 1 (0.37%) HSRP
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.37%) LDAP
7 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.33%) MS Access
3 5 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.48%) MySQL
5 3 (1.11%) Big Data
6 2 (0.74%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.37%) DTS
7 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.37%) DataStage
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.37%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.07%) JIRA
2 4 (1.48%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.11%) JMeter
3 3 (1.11%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.74%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.74%) Maven
5 1 (0.37%) Mocha
5 1 (0.37%) Xcode
5 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.37%) Grunt
5 1 (0.37%) Android Studio
General
1 66 (24.44%) Finance
2 39 (14.44%) Banking
3 17 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.96%) Retail
6 7 (2.59%) Legal
6 7 (2.59%) Front Office
7 6 (2.22%) Marketing
8 5 (1.85%) Back Office
9 4 (1.48%) Law
9 4 (1.48%) Games
10 3 (1.11%) Publishing
10 3 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.11%) French Language
10 3 (1.11%) Korean Language
11 2 (0.74%) Advertising
11 2 (0.74%) Billing
11 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.78%) .NET
2 19 (7.04%) HTML
3 17 (6.30%) CSS
4 8 (2.96%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.22%) jQuery
6 5 (1.85%) XML
7 4 (1.48%) Web Services
7 4 (1.48%) WPF
8 3 (1.11%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.11%) HTML5
8 3 (1.11%) SOAP
9 2 (0.74%) JSP
9 2 (0.74%) J2EE
9 2 (0.74%) XSLT
9 2 (0.74%) WinForms
9 2 (0.74%) Ajax
9 2 (0.74%) WCF
10 1 (0.37%) Drools
10 1 (0.37%) RESTful
10 1 (0.37%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.33%) Derivative
4 8 (2.96%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.22%) STB
5 6 (2.22%) MPEG
5 6 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.22%) User Experience
6 5 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.48%) Market Risk
7 4 (1.48%) iPhone
8 3 (1.11%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.11%) Physics
8 3 (1.11%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.11%) NHS
8 3 (1.11%) PMI
8 3 (1.11%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.96%) Windows
2 16 (5.93%) UNIX
3 10 (3.70%) Android
3 10 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 10 (3.70%) Linux
4 5 (1.85%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.11%) Solaris
6 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) SUSE
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.48%) Project Management
2 28 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 14 (5.19%) Risk Management
5 13 (4.81%) Change Management
6 10 (3.70%) Regression Testing
6 10 (3.70%) ITIL
7 9 (3.33%) CRM
7 9 (3.33%) Business Analysis
7 9 (3.33%) Time Management
8 8 (2.96%) Test Scripting
8 8 (2.96%) Project Planning
8 8 (2.96%) E-Commerce
9 7 (2.59%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.59%) Migration
9 7 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (2.59%) Asset Management
9 7 (2.59%) Software Testing
9 7 (2.59%) Data Analysis
9 7 (2.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.89%) SQL
2 21 (7.78%) JavaScript
3 19 (7.04%) C#
4 18 (6.67%) VBA
5 14 (5.19%) Java
6 10 (3.70%) Python
7 6 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.22%) C++
7 6 (2.22%) VBScript
8 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.11%) C
9 3 (1.11%) Perl
9 3 (1.11%) PHP
10 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.74%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.37%) Scala
11 1 (0.37%) VB
11 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (14.44%) Degree
2 20 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (4.07%) ISEB
4 10 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.96%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.59%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.22%) CCNA
8 5 (1.85%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.48%) HND
9 4 (1.48%) PhD
9 4 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.74%) CFA
10 2 (0.74%) PMP
10 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.37%) CCENT
11 1 (0.37%) CAPM
11 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.07%) QA
2 8 (2.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) vSphere
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.74%) SCCM
4 1 (0.37%) Netcool
4 1 (0.37%) Control-M
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 49 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.07%) Oracle
2 11 (4.07%) Cisco
3 9 (3.33%) HP
4 7 (2.59%) SAP
4 7 (2.59%) Adobe
4 7 (2.59%) VMware
5 3 (1.11%) Murex
5 3 (1.11%) Google
5 3 (1.11%) IBM
6 2 (0.74%) Dell
6 2 (0.74%) Avaya
6 2 (0.74%) Juniper
6 2 (0.74%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.74%) Tableau
6 2 (0.74%) Twitter
6 2 (0.74%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.74%) Symantec
7 1 (0.37%) Remedy
7 1 (0.37%) McAfee
London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago