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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 267 229 235
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 137 172 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.76% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.82% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 121 118
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£225 £225 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £120 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £233
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £114.20 £150.00 £26.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.75 £14.23
% change year-on-year
+21.56% -10.40%
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 35 £240 -2.04% 51
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Bromley +2 1 £360 +60.00%
Hounslow - 1 £190 -
Wembley - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £350 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 77 (28.00%) Finance
2 51 (18.55%) Microsoft
3 48 (17.45%) SQL
4 44 (16.00%) MS Excel
5 39 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (13.82%) Banking
7 34 (12.36%) Windows
8 32 (11.64%) MS Office
8 32 (11.64%) Degree
9 26 (9.45%) Project Management
10 25 (9.09%) .NET
11 23 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (7.64%) JIRA
13 20 (7.27%) JavaScript
14 19 (6.91%) C#
14 19 (6.91%) Android
15 16 (5.82%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (5.82%) Java
15 16 (5.82%) Telecoms
15 16 (5.82%) User Experience
16 15 (5.45%) Cisco
16 15 (5.45%) UNIX
17 14 (5.09%) Investment Banking
17 14 (5.09%) HTML
17 14 (5.09%) VBA
17 14 (5.09%) ITIL
18 13 (4.73%) PRINCE2
18 13 (4.73%) HP
18 13 (4.73%) Regression Testing
18 13 (4.73%) Security Cleared

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.45%) IIS
3 3 (1.09%) Confluence
4 2 (0.73%) Node.js
4 2 (0.73%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.73%) SAS
4 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.36%) nginx
5 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.36%) Drupal
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.64%) MS Office
3 16 (5.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.27%) Photoshop
4 9 (3.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (2.91%) MS Project
6 6 (2.18%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.45%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.73%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.73%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.36%) SPSS
9 1 (0.36%) InDesign
9 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.73%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.64%) LAN
1 10 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.27%) WAN
3 7 (2.55%) DNS
3 7 (2.55%) Wireless
4 5 (1.82%) DHCP
4 5 (1.82%) Network Security
5 4 (1.45%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.45%) Internet
6 3 (1.09%) HTTP
6 3 (1.09%) VoIP
6 3 (1.09%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.73%) Firewall
7 2 (0.73%) LDAP
7 2 (0.73%) SNMP
7 2 (0.73%) MPLS
8 1 (0.36%) RTP
8 1 (0.36%) TACACS
8 1 (0.36%) BGP
8 1 (0.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.91%) MS Access
3 3 (1.09%) MySQL
3 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.73%) Big Data
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.73%) DB2
4 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.36%) DataStage
5 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.36%) QlikView
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.36%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.36%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 21 (7.64%) JIRA
2 6 (2.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.18%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.45%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.09%) JMeter
4 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.09%) NeoLoad
5 2 (0.73%) Android Studio
5 2 (0.73%) Maven
5 2 (0.73%) Subversion
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (0.73%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.73%) Xcode
5 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.73%) JUnit
6 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.36%) Mocha
6 1 (0.36%) NUnit
General
1 77 (28.00%) Finance
2 38 (13.82%) Banking
3 16 (5.82%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.09%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.55%) Legal
5 7 (2.55%) Retail
6 6 (2.18%) Front Office
7 5 (1.82%) Back Office
8 4 (1.45%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.45%) Law
9 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.73%) Billing
10 2 (0.73%) Marketing
10 2 (0.73%) French Language
10 2 (0.73%) Advertising
10 2 (0.73%) Publishing
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.09%) .NET
2 14 (5.09%) HTML
3 12 (4.36%) CSS
4 9 (3.27%) jQuery
5 8 (2.91%) Web Services
6 6 (2.18%) JSON
6 6 (2.18%) HTML5
6 6 (2.18%) XML
6 6 (2.18%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.82%) SOAP
7 5 (1.82%) WPF
8 4 (1.45%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.09%) CSS3
9 3 (1.09%) WCF
9 3 (1.09%) Ajax
10 2 (0.73%) Android SDK
10 2 (0.73%) Sass
10 2 (0.73%) LESS
10 2 (0.73%) RESTful
10 2 (0.73%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.82%) User Experience
3 12 (4.36%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.64%) iPhone
4 10 (3.64%) Derivative
4 10 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.27%) MPEG
5 9 (3.27%) STB
6 7 (2.55%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.18%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.18%) NHS
8 5 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (1.45%) Physics
9 4 (1.45%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.45%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.45%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.36%) Windows
2 19 (6.91%) Android
3 15 (5.45%) UNIX
4 12 (4.36%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.00%) Linux
6 10 (3.64%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.09%) Solaris
8 3 (1.09%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (9.45%) Project Management
3 14 (5.09%) ITIL
4 13 (4.73%) PRINCE2
4 13 (4.73%) Regression Testing
5 11 (4.00%) Migration
6 10 (3.64%) Software Testing
6 10 (3.64%) Risk Management
7 9 (3.27%) Test Planning
8 8 (2.91%) Change Management
8 8 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (2.91%) Scrum
8 8 (2.91%) E-Commerce
9 7 (2.55%) CRM
9 7 (2.55%) Test Automation
9 7 (2.55%) Test Scripting
9 7 (2.55%) Android Development
10 6 (2.18%) Analytics
10 6 (2.18%) Business Analysis
10 6 (2.18%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (17.45%) SQL
2 20 (7.27%) JavaScript
3 19 (6.91%) C#
4 16 (5.82%) Java
5 14 (5.09%) VBA
6 12 (4.36%) C++
7 9 (3.27%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.27%) VBScript
8 7 (2.55%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.82%) Python
10 4 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.09%) C
11 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.73%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.36%) VB
13 1 (0.36%) Perl
13 1 (0.36%) PHP
13 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (11.64%) Degree
2 13 (4.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (3.64%) ISTQB
3 10 (3.64%) ISEB
4 8 (2.91%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.91%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.55%) CCNA
6 4 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.45%) PhD
6 4 (1.45%) HND
6 4 (1.45%) PMP
7 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.73%) CFA
8 2 (0.73%) MCSE
8 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.36%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) SLA
3 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.73%) vSphere
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.36%) Samba
4 1 (0.36%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.45%) SCCM
3 3 (1.09%) DameWare
3 3 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.73%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.36%) Netcool
5 1 (0.36%) Control-M
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.36%) logstash
5 1 (0.36%) Kibana
5 1 (0.36%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 51 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.45%) Cisco
3 13 (4.73%) HP
4 11 (4.00%) Oracle
5 8 (2.91%) Adobe
6 7 (2.55%) VMware
7 5 (1.82%) Dell
8 3 (1.09%) Murex
8 3 (1.09%) IBM
8 3 (1.09%) SAP
8 3 (1.09%) Tableau
9 2 (0.73%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.73%) Twitter
9 2 (0.73%) Google
9 2 (0.73%) Appcelerator
9 2 (0.73%) Avaya
9 2 (0.73%) Juniper
9 2 (0.73%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.73%) Apple
9 2 (0.73%) Symantec
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