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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 296 301 266
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 133 141 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.63% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.66% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 99 107
Median daily rate £225 £225 £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £113 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £355 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £216 £238 £225
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £10.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.40 £40.60 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.13 £12.33 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-9.77% +17.42%
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
20323 21334 22277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.65% 95.02% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14518 15094 16060
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 337 436
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 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
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 11 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the London region over the 3 months to 11 December 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 +9 26 £394 +31.25% 18
Uxbridge +10 6 £160 -
Enfield - 1 £110 -
Paddington - 1 £300 -
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 68 (23.78%) Finance
2 41 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (13.99%) SQL
4 37 (12.94%) Banking
5 33 (11.54%) MS Excel
6 32 (11.19%) Project Management
7 29 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (9.44%) Windows
8 27 (9.44%) MS Office
9 23 (8.04%) Retail
10 22 (7.69%) JavaScript
11 21 (7.34%) HTML
11 21 (7.34%) Migration
11 21 (7.34%) User Experience
12 20 (6.99%) Java
12 20 (6.99%) Linux
13 19 (6.64%) Python
13 19 (6.64%) C#
13 19 (6.64%) CSS
14 18 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (5.94%) .NET
15 17 (5.94%) Degree
16 16 (5.59%) SQL Server
17 15 (5.24%) Security Cleared
17 15 (5.24%) JIRA
17 15 (5.24%) Data Analysis
18 14 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
18 14 (4.90%) Photoshop
19 12 (4.20%) Scrum

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 10 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.80%) Confluence
3 6 (2.10%) Apache
3 6 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.75%) CMS
5 4 (1.40%) Drupal
6 3 (1.05%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.05%) WordPress
7 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.35%) eZ Publish
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.35%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.35%) SAS
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 27 (9.44%) MS Office
3 14 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (4.90%) Photoshop
4 11 (3.85%) MS Project
5 6 (2.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.75%) HipChat
6 5 (1.75%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.05%) InDesign
7 3 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.35%) Flinto
9 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.35%) InVision
9 1 (0.35%) SPSS
9 1 (0.35%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Eagle PACE
1 2 (0.70%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.70%) Relativity
2 1 (0.35%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) FastStats
2 1 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.75%) Office 365
3 4 (1.40%) GitHub
4 3 (1.05%) PaaS
5 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.35%) AdWords
6 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.45%) DNS
2 5 (1.75%) Firewall
2 5 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
2 5 (1.75%) OpenVPN
2 5 (1.75%) SSH
3 3 (1.05%) HTTP
3 3 (1.05%) Internet
4 2 (0.70%) LDAP
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.35%) DHCP
5 1 (0.35%) DVB
5 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
5 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.35%) VPN
5 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.35%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.80%) MySQL
3 7 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.10%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.75%) Redis
6 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.05%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.70%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.35%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (5.24%) JIRA
2 12 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (2.80%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.10%) Maven
6 5 (1.75%) JIRA Agile
6 5 (1.75%) JUnit
6 5 (1.75%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.40%) Ant
7 4 (1.40%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.40%) Liquibase
8 3 (1.05%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.05%) Selenium
9 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.35%) Subversion
10 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (23.78%) Finance
2 37 (12.94%) Banking
3 23 (8.04%) Retail
4 9 (3.15%) Marketing
5 8 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.10%) Advertising
6 6 (2.10%) Back Office
6 6 (2.10%) Games
6 6 (2.10%) Military
7 5 (1.75%) Law
7 5 (1.75%) Legal
8 4 (1.40%) Front Office
9 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.70%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.34%) HTML
2 19 (6.64%) CSS
3 17 (5.94%) .NET
4 10 (3.50%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.50%) Django
5 9 (3.15%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.45%) HTML5
6 7 (2.45%) jQuery
7 6 (2.10%) CSS3
7 6 (2.10%) JSON
7 6 (2.10%) XML
8 5 (1.75%) CGI
8 5 (1.75%) ELK Stack
8 5 (1.75%) MCollective
9 4 (1.40%) Node.js
9 4 (1.40%) Web Services
10 3 (1.05%) RESTful
10 3 (1.05%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.70%) Spring
11 2 (0.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.34%) User Experience
3 12 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.75%) Graphic Design
6 5 (1.75%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.40%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.40%) Derivative
7 4 (1.40%) Equities
7 4 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.40%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.05%) Spread Betting
8 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.70%) Fintech
9 2 (0.70%) iPad
9 2 (0.70%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.44%) Windows
2 20 (6.99%) Linux
3 10 (3.50%) Unix
3 10 (3.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.75%) CentOS
4 5 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.40%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.70%) Android
7 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.70%) Solaris
7 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (11.19%) Project Management
3 21 (7.34%) Migration
4 18 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (5.24%) Data Analysis
6 12 (4.20%) Case Management
6 12 (4.20%) Scrum
7 11 (3.85%) Business Analysis
7 11 (3.85%) DevOps
7 11 (3.85%) ITIL
7 11 (3.85%) Web Development
8 10 (3.50%) Analytics
8 10 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (3.50%) Change Management
8 10 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (3.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (3.15%) Front End Development
9 9 (3.15%) SDLC
10 8 (2.80%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.99%) SQL
2 22 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 20 (6.99%) Java
4 19 (6.64%) C#
4 19 (6.64%) Python
5 6 (2.10%) PHP
5 6 (2.10%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.75%) Ruby
6 5 (1.75%) Scala
6 5 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.40%) C++
8 3 (1.05%) R
8 3 (1.05%) VBA
9 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.70%) Perl
10 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (5.94%) Degree
2 15 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.40%) CCNA
4 4 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.05%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) ISEB
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) CCNP
7 1 (0.35%) CIPD
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.35%) MCP
7 1 (0.35%) MCSE
7 1 (0.35%) MCTS
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
7 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.80%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) SLA
3 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.10%) Docker
2 6 (2.10%) vCloud
3 5 (1.75%) Postfix
3 5 (1.75%) Squid
4 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.35%) Firmware
4 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (3.50%) Ansible
2 7 (2.45%) Puppet
3 6 (2.10%) Kibana
3 6 (2.10%) logstash
3 6 (2.10%) ZABBIX
4 5 (1.75%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.75%) Rancher
4 5 (1.75%) Terraform
5 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.70%) SCCM
7 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.35%) Mesos
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.35%) Salt
7 1 (0.35%) SCSM
7 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.20%) Cisco
2 12 (4.20%) Oracle
3 10 (3.50%) Adobe
4 9 (3.15%) VMware
5 8 (2.80%) SAP
6 6 (2.10%) HP
6 6 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.10%) Sonatype
6 6 (2.10%) Xerox
7 5 (1.75%) Apple
7 5 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.75%) Citrix
8 4 (1.40%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.40%) IBM
8 4 (1.40%) Sybase
9 3 (1.05%) Google
9 3 (1.05%) Lotus
10 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.70%) SimCorp
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Rate: From £28,495 to £31,743 per annum
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