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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 274 263 235
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 157 175 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.74% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.78% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 109 116
Median daily rate £225 £250 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £224 £200 £272
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -26.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.56 £141.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
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
21075 22337 22455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15690 15395
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 370 420
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 July 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
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 July 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 +27 22 £220 -16.98% 37
Canary Wharf +4 2 £400 -20.00%
Bromley -4 2 - - 1
Feltham - 2 £325 -
Hammersmith +1 1 £175 -46.15%
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £175 - 1
Ruislip - 1 £225 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 70 (21.34%) Finance
2 54 (16.46%) Project Management
3 52 (15.85%) SQL
4 49 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (12.20%) MS Excel
6 38 (11.59%) Microsoft
7 35 (10.67%) HTML
8 33 (10.06%) Banking
9 30 (9.15%) CSS
10 29 (8.84%) JavaScript
10 29 (8.84%) Degree
11 26 (7.93%) Java
11 26 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (7.32%) Windows
14 23 (7.01%) PHP
15 22 (6.71%) MS Office
15 22 (6.71%) User Experience
16 21 (6.40%) Photoshop
16 21 (6.40%) JIRA
17 20 (6.10%) Retail
17 20 (6.10%) .NET
18 19 (5.79%) MySQL
18 19 (5.79%) Linux
19 18 (5.49%) Business Analysis
19 18 (5.49%) PRINCE2
19 18 (5.49%) Unix
19 18 (5.49%) Python
19 18 (5.49%) E-Commerce
19 18 (5.49%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 11 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.05%) Confluence
3 6 (1.83%) CMS
4 5 (1.52%) Apache
4 5 (1.52%) WordPress
5 4 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.91%) Drupal
6 3 (0.91%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.91%) Jetty
6 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.61%) JBoss
7 2 (0.61%) Moodle
7 2 (0.61%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) IIS
8 1 (0.30%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.30%) nginx
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.71%) MS Office
3 21 (6.40%) Photoshop
4 16 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (3.35%) MS Project
6 6 (1.83%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (1.22%) HipChat
8 4 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.30%) InDesign
9 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Magento
2 2 (0.61%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.61%) FastStats
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) Eikon
3 1 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.83%) Office 365
3 5 (1.52%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.22%) AdWords
4 4 (1.22%) GitHub
5 2 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.30%) Firebase
6 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.30%) Google Play
6 1 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.05%) Firewall
2 6 (1.83%) DNS
2 6 (1.83%) DVB
2 6 (1.83%) Internet
3 4 (1.22%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (1.22%) OpenVPN
3 4 (1.22%) SSH
4 2 (0.61%) Intranet
4 2 (0.61%) VPN
4 2 (0.61%) WAN
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.30%) DHCP
5 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.30%) HTTP
5 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.30%) LAN
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) VLAN
5 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.79%) MySQL
2 16 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.52%) MS Access
4 5 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.22%) QlikView
5 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (6.40%) JIRA
2 15 (4.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.44%) Maven
5 6 (1.83%) Ant
5 6 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.22%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.22%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (1.22%) SonarQube
7 3 (0.91%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.91%) GoCD
7 3 (0.91%) JUnit
7 3 (0.91%) Liquibase
7 3 (0.91%) Subversion
7 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.61%) Hudson
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (21.34%) Finance
2 33 (10.06%) Banking
3 20 (6.10%) Retail
4 17 (5.18%) Marketing
5 13 (3.96%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.13%) Back Office
8 5 (1.52%) Advertising
8 5 (1.52%) Publishing
9 3 (0.91%) Front Office
9 3 (0.91%) Legal
10 2 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.61%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.67%) HTML
2 30 (9.15%) CSS
3 20 (6.10%) .NET
4 14 (4.27%) jQuery
5 12 (3.66%) HTML5
6 11 (3.35%) CSS3
7 9 (2.74%) Spring
8 7 (2.13%) Ajax
8 7 (2.13%) Web Services
9 6 (1.83%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.83%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.83%) CGI
9 6 (1.83%) JSON
9 6 (1.83%) LAMP
9 6 (1.83%) Node.js
10 5 (1.52%) Symfony
10 5 (1.52%) XML
11 4 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.22%) ELK Stack
11 4 (1.22%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.71%) User Experience
3 12 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.13%) STB
5 6 (1.83%) Equities
5 6 (1.83%) Graphic Design
6 5 (1.52%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.52%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.22%) Derivative
7 4 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.22%) Social Media
7 4 (1.22%) Wiki
8 3 (0.91%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.91%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.91%) Fintech
8 3 (0.91%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.32%) Windows
2 19 (5.79%) Linux
3 18 (5.49%) Unix
4 9 (2.74%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.91%) CentOS
6 3 (0.91%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.61%) Android
7 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Solaris
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (16.46%) Project Management
2 49 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (5.49%) Business Analysis
4 18 (5.49%) E-Commerce
4 18 (5.49%) PRINCE2
4 18 (5.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 15 (4.57%) MVC
5 15 (4.57%) Scrum
6 14 (4.27%) Data Analysis
6 14 (4.27%) Migration
7 13 (3.96%) ITIL
8 12 (3.66%) DevOps
8 12 (3.66%) Web Development
9 11 (3.35%) Business Transformation
9 11 (3.35%) Configuration Management
9 11 (3.35%) TDD
10 10 (3.05%) Analytics
10 10 (3.05%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (3.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (15.85%) SQL
2 29 (8.84%) JavaScript
3 26 (7.93%) Java
4 23 (7.01%) PHP
5 18 (5.49%) Python
6 17 (5.18%) C#
7 8 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.83%) Perl
8 6 (1.83%) VBA
9 5 (1.52%) R
9 5 (1.52%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.91%) Ruby
11 3 (0.91%) VBScript
12 2 (0.61%) C
12 2 (0.61%) C++
12 2 (0.61%) VB
13 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (8.84%) Degree
2 9 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.52%) ISEB
3 5 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.22%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.91%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.61%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.61%) CCNA
6 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.61%) CISM
6 2 (0.61%) CISSP
6 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.61%) PMP
6 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.30%) APMP
7 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.13%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.44%) Docker
3 5 (1.52%) vCloud
4 4 (1.22%) Postfix
4 4 (1.22%) Squid
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (3.35%) Puppet
2 8 (2.44%) Ansible
3 6 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.52%) Kibana
4 5 (1.52%) logstash
4 5 (1.52%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.22%) Rancher
5 4 (1.22%) Terraform
6 3 (0.91%) Icinga
6 3 (0.91%) WSUS
7 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.30%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.57%) Google
3 12 (3.66%) Adobe
3 12 (3.66%) Oracle
4 8 (2.44%) Cisco
4 8 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.44%) SAP
4 8 (2.44%) VMware
5 5 (1.52%) hybris
5 5 (1.52%) Sonatype
6 4 (1.22%) Apple
6 4 (1.22%) Tableau
6 4 (1.22%) Zend
7 3 (0.91%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.91%) Citrix
7 3 (0.91%) Lotus
7 3 (0.91%) Splunk
8 2 (0.61%) Apteco
8 2 (0.61%) F5
8 2 (0.61%) Verint
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £450 per week + depending experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: £20,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
CHM Recruit
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
The Rank Group plc
Rate: ftc
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Give A Grad A Go
Rate: £24,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago