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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 295 254 257
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 150 185 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.80% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.84% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 119 111
Median daily rate £263 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £216 £213
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £157.00 £132.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.13 £12.50 £10.53
% change year-on-year
+21.00% +18.68%
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
21700 21910 22982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.98% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15416 15458 15936
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
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 £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 348 435
Median hourly rate £17.37 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +1 19 £300 +15.38% 41
Canary Wharf -2 3 £250 -19.35%
Feltham -4 2 £325 +242.10%
Hammersmith +3 1 £175 -46.15% 1
Bromley +1 1 - -
Croydon -12 1 - - 1
Enfield - 1 £110 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 66 (22.30%) Finance
2 48 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (14.86%) Project Management
3 44 (14.86%) SQL
4 38 (12.84%) Microsoft
5 35 (11.82%) MS Excel
6 30 (10.14%) HTML
7 29 (9.80%) JavaScript
8 27 (9.12%) User Experience
9 26 (8.78%) CSS
9 26 (8.78%) Windows
10 23 (7.77%) Python
10 23 (7.77%) Banking
10 23 (7.77%) Retail
10 23 (7.77%) Degree
10 23 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (7.43%) Linux
11 22 (7.43%) Photoshop
12 21 (7.09%) MS Office
13 20 (6.76%) Java
14 19 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (6.08%) Unix
15 18 (6.08%) Git (software)
15 18 (6.08%) JIRA
16 17 (5.74%) .NET
17 16 (5.41%) jQuery
18 15 (5.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 15 (5.07%) C#
18 15 (5.07%) PHP
18 15 (5.07%) Migration

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 13 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.36%) CMS
2 7 (2.36%) Confluence
3 6 (2.03%) Apache
4 5 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.35%) WordPress
6 3 (1.01%) Drupal
6 3 (1.01%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.68%) JBoss
7 2 (0.68%) Moodle
7 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.34%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.34%) nginx
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.43%) Photoshop
3 21 (7.09%) MS Office
4 12 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (3.72%) MS Project
6 5 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.69%) HipChat
6 5 (1.69%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.68%) InDesign
7 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Eagle PACE
1 2 (0.68%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.34%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.34%) Eikon
2 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.36%) Office 365
3 4 (1.35%) GitHub
4 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.34%) AdWords
5 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.04%) Firewall
2 7 (2.36%) DNS
3 6 (2.03%) DVB
4 5 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (1.69%) OpenVPN
4 5 (1.69%) SSH
5 2 (0.68%) Internet
5 2 (0.68%) VPN
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.34%) DHCP
6 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.34%) HTTP
6 1 (0.34%) Intranet
6 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.34%) LAN
6 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) VoIP
6 1 (0.34%) WAN
6 1 (0.34%) Wireless
6 1 (0.34%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.73%) MySQL
2 13 (4.39%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.69%) MS Access
4 4 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.68%) Redis
6 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.68%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) Big Data
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (6.08%) Git (software)
1 18 (6.08%) JIRA
2 9 (3.04%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.04%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (2.36%) Maven
4 6 (2.03%) Axure RP
5 5 (1.69%) Ant
5 5 (1.69%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.69%) JIRA Agile
5 5 (1.69%) JUnit
5 5 (1.69%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.35%) Liquibase
7 3 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (1.01%) GoCD
7 3 (1.01%) Selenium
7 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.68%) Subversion
9 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.34%) NUnit
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 66 (22.30%) Finance
2 23 (7.77%) Banking
2 23 (7.77%) Retail
3 13 (4.39%) Marketing
4 7 (2.36%) Advertising
4 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.03%) Back Office
6 4 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.01%) Front Office
7 3 (1.01%) Law
8 2 (0.68%) French Language
8 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.68%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.14%) HTML
2 26 (8.78%) CSS
3 17 (5.74%) .NET
4 16 (5.41%) jQuery
5 10 (3.38%) HTML5
6 9 (3.04%) CSS3
7 8 (2.70%) CGI
7 8 (2.70%) Web Services
8 7 (2.36%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.36%) Django
8 7 (2.36%) JSON
9 6 (2.03%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.03%) LAMP
10 5 (1.69%) Ajax
10 5 (1.69%) ELK Stack
10 5 (1.69%) MCollective
10 5 (1.69%) Node.js
10 5 (1.69%) RESTful
11 4 (1.35%) Symfony
11 4 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.12%) User Experience
2 23 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.70%) Graphic Design
4 7 (2.36%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.03%) STB
5 6 (2.03%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.01%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (1.01%) Derivative
7 3 (1.01%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.01%) Equities
7 3 (1.01%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.68%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.78%) Windows
2 22 (7.43%) Linux
3 18 (6.08%) Unix
4 9 (3.04%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.35%) CentOS
5 4 (1.35%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.68%) Android
6 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (14.86%) Project Management
3 19 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (5.07%) DevOps
4 15 (5.07%) Migration
4 15 (5.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 14 (4.73%) ITIL
5 14 (4.73%) MVC
5 14 (4.73%) Scrum
6 13 (4.39%) Business Analysis
7 12 (4.05%) E-Commerce
7 12 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (4.05%) Wireframes
8 11 (3.72%) Data Analysis
9 10 (3.38%) Business Transformation
9 10 (3.38%) Configuration Management
9 10 (3.38%) Data Modelling
9 10 (3.38%) PRINCE2
9 10 (3.38%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (3.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.86%) SQL
2 29 (9.80%) JavaScript
3 23 (7.77%) Python
4 20 (6.76%) Java
5 15 (5.07%) C#
5 15 (5.07%) PHP
6 9 (3.04%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.36%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.69%) Perl
9 4 (1.35%) C++
9 4 (1.35%) Ruby
9 4 (1.35%) VBA
10 3 (1.01%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.68%) R
11 2 (0.68%) VBScript
12 1 (0.34%) C
12 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (7.77%) Degree
2 12 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.35%) CCNA
4 4 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.01%) ISEB
6 2 (0.68%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.68%) PMP
7 1 (0.34%) APMP
7 1 (0.34%) CISSP
7 1 (0.34%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.34%) HND
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.34%) MCTS
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) QA
2 5 (1.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.04%) Docker
3 6 (2.03%) vCloud
4 5 (1.69%) Postfix
4 5 (1.69%) Squid
5 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (4.05%) Puppet
2 11 (3.72%) Ansible
3 7 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (2.03%) Kibana
4 6 (2.03%) logstash
4 6 (2.03%) ZABBIX
5 5 (1.69%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.69%) Rancher
5 5 (1.69%) Terraform
6 3 (1.01%) Icinga
6 3 (1.01%) WSUS
7 2 (0.68%) SCCM
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.34%) Mesos
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.34%) Salt
8 1 (0.34%) SCSM
Vendors
1 38 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.73%) Adobe
3 12 (4.05%) Oracle
4 10 (3.38%) Cisco
4 10 (3.38%) SAP
5 8 (2.70%) Google
6 7 (2.36%) VMware
7 6 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.03%) Sonatype
8 5 (1.69%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.69%) hybris
9 4 (1.35%) Apple
9 4 (1.35%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.35%) Citrix
9 4 (1.35%) Reuters
9 4 (1.35%) Zend
10 3 (1.01%) HP
10 3 (1.01%) Lotus
10 3 (1.01%) Splunk
11 2 (0.68%) Tableau
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