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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 232 265 213
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 197 161 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 0.64% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.69% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 105 128
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £136 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £203 £228
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 12
Average hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £8.55 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £132.50 £75.40 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.53 £12.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -29.41%
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
22179 23233 24249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.51% 92.90% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15073 15935 15950
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 41 £230 -8.00% 48
Brentford -1 1 £425 +142.85% 1
Bromley - 1 - - 3
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Greenford - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 86 (23.24%) Finance
2 68 (18.38%) Degree
3 62 (16.76%) SQL
4 59 (15.95%) Windows
5 44 (11.89%) Microsoft
6 43 (11.62%) MS Excel
7 35 (9.46%) Banking
8 33 (8.92%) HTML
8 33 (8.92%) Project Management
9 30 (8.11%) .NET
9 30 (8.11%) MS Office
10 29 (7.84%) C++
10 29 (7.84%) Computer Science
11 27 (7.30%) CSS
12 26 (7.03%) UNIX
12 26 (7.03%) Windows 7
13 25 (6.76%) Active Directory
14 22 (5.95%) Adobe
14 22 (5.95%) PRINCE2
14 22 (5.95%) JavaScript
14 22 (5.95%) Risk Management
15 21 (5.68%) Marketing
16 20 (5.41%) Front Office
16 20 (5.41%) Java
16 20 (5.41%) OO
16 20 (5.41%) SharePoint
16 20 (5.41%) Windows XP
17 19 (5.14%) OOP
17 19 (5.14%) PHP
17 19 (5.14%) Oracle

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 20 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (2.16%) SAS
4 4 (1.08%) WordPress
5 3 (0.81%) Drupal
5 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.54%) Apache
6 2 (0.54%) Node.js
6 2 (0.54%) CMS
7 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.27%) Lync
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 43 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.11%) MS Office
3 14 (3.78%) MS Visio
3 14 (3.78%) Photoshop
4 13 (3.51%) MS Project
5 12 (3.24%) AutoCAD
5 12 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (3.24%) Revit
6 11 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (1.35%) InDesign
9 3 (0.81%) FastStats
10 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) RMDS
1 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.81%) Magento
2 3 (0.81%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.27%) Maximo
4 1 (0.27%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.35%) FTP
3 4 (1.08%) VPN
3 4 (1.08%) Firewall
4 3 (0.81%) HTTP
4 3 (0.81%) LAN
4 3 (0.81%) WAN
4 3 (0.81%) Internet
5 2 (0.54%) SAN
5 2 (0.54%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.27%) Network Security
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.27%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.27%) LDAP
6 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.27%) VLAN
6 1 (0.27%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.24%) MySQL
3 10 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.08%) OLAP
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.27%) DataStage
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.27%) SQLite
7 1 (0.27%) MS Access
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.16%) JIRA
2 5 (1.35%) Xcode
3 3 (0.81%) Selenium
4 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.54%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.27%) Maven
5 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.27%) Mocha
5 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.27%) Behat
5 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.27%) Grunt
5 1 (0.27%) PhantomJS
General
1 86 (23.24%) Finance
2 35 (9.46%) Banking
3 21 (5.68%) Marketing
4 20 (5.41%) Front Office
5 19 (5.14%) Retail
6 16 (4.32%) Financial Institution
7 13 (3.51%) Electronics
8 12 (3.24%) Investment Banking
9 10 (2.70%) Back Office
10 8 (2.16%) Publishing
11 7 (1.89%) German Language
12 5 (1.35%) Games
12 5 (1.35%) Legal
13 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.54%) Advertising
14 2 (0.54%) Billing
14 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.92%) HTML
2 30 (8.11%) .NET
3 27 (7.30%) CSS
4 18 (4.86%) HTML5
5 15 (4.05%) JSON
6 12 (3.24%) ASP.NET
7 10 (2.70%) jQuery
8 9 (2.43%) RESTful
8 9 (2.43%) XML
9 7 (1.89%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.89%) CSS3
10 6 (1.62%) Web Services
11 5 (1.35%) Cocoa
11 5 (1.35%) Ajax
11 5 (1.35%) REST
12 3 (0.81%) Django
12 3 (0.81%) XHTML
12 3 (0.81%) SOAP
13 2 (0.54%) JSP
13 2 (0.54%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.59%) Hedge funds
3 15 (4.05%) Blackberry
4 12 (3.24%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (2.43%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.62%) Statistics
6 6 (1.62%) Market Risk
6 6 (1.62%) STB
6 6 (1.62%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.35%) MPEG
7 5 (1.35%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.08%) Derivative
8 4 (1.08%) Online Games
8 4 (1.08%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.81%) NHS
9 3 (0.81%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.54%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.95%) Windows
2 26 (7.03%) UNIX
2 26 (7.03%) Windows 7
3 20 (5.41%) Windows XP
4 18 (4.86%) Linux
5 12 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.35%) Android
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) MVS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.27%) AIX
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (8.92%) Project Management
2 22 (5.95%) PRINCE2
2 22 (5.95%) Risk Management
3 20 (5.41%) OO
4 19 (5.14%) OOP
5 17 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (4.32%) Software Engineering
7 15 (4.05%) ITIL
8 14 (3.78%) E-Commerce
9 13 (3.51%) Asset Management
10 12 (3.24%) Analytics
11 10 (2.70%) Change Control
11 10 (2.70%) Data Analysis
11 10 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (2.43%) Change Management
13 8 (2.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (2.16%) Direct Marketing
13 8 (2.16%) Test Scripting
14 7 (1.89%) MVC
14 7 (1.89%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.76%) SQL
2 29 (7.84%) C++
3 22 (5.95%) JavaScript
4 20 (5.41%) Java
5 19 (5.14%) PHP
6 17 (4.59%) C
7 15 (4.05%) C#
8 12 (3.24%) Embedded C
9 11 (2.97%) VBA
10 7 (1.89%) Python
10 7 (1.89%) Objective-C
10 7 (1.89%) VBScript
11 6 (1.62%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.35%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.81%) R
14 2 (0.54%) PHP5
14 2 (0.54%) VB
14 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.27%) Perl
15 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (18.38%) Degree
2 8 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (1.62%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.62%) ISEB
4 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.08%) A+ Certification
5 3 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.81%) CCNA
6 2 (0.54%) PhD
6 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.08%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) P3O
3 1 (0.27%) EMIR
System Software
1 25 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.43%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.54%) OpenView
3 2 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.27%) Control-M
4 1 (0.27%) DameWare
4 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.95%) Adobe
3 19 (5.14%) Oracle
4 13 (3.51%) HP
5 12 (3.24%) Citrix
6 10 (2.70%) Cisco
7 9 (2.43%) Remedy
8 8 (2.16%) SAP
9 7 (1.89%) VMware
10 6 (1.62%) Reuters
10 6 (1.62%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.81%) Avaya
11 3 (0.81%) Juniper
11 3 (0.81%) Zend
11 3 (0.81%) Eloqua
11 3 (0.81%) Altiris
12 2 (0.54%) AppSense
12 2 (0.54%) Dell
12 2 (0.54%) EMC
12 2 (0.54%) IBM
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £190 - £210 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 2 days ago
London
SearchBi
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £16.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Central London / West End
Vitamin T
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago