The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 216 260 203
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 200 161 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.85% 0.66% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.72% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 112 133
Average daily rate
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£235 £250 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -6.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £374 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £209 £236
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 10
Average hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -40.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £8.90 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £67.20 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -25.75%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21794 22443 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.51% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14907 15270 15909
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 466 649
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Junior
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +19 48 £236 -5.50% 58
Brentford 0 3 £350 +100.00%
Bromley - 1 £225 - 2
Wimbledon - 1 £150 - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 93 (24.60%) Finance
2 66 (17.46%) Windows
3 62 (16.40%) Degree
4 57 (15.08%) SQL
5 50 (13.23%) MS Excel
6 47 (12.43%) Microsoft
7 38 (10.05%) Banking
8 37 (9.79%) HTML
8 37 (9.79%) .NET
9 34 (8.99%) MS Office
9 34 (8.99%) Project Management
10 33 (8.73%) CSS
11 28 (7.41%) JavaScript
11 28 (7.41%) Computer Science
12 26 (6.88%) Windows 7
12 26 (6.88%) C++
13 25 (6.61%) PRINCE2
13 25 (6.61%) Active Directory
14 23 (6.08%) Risk Management
15 22 (5.82%) Front Office
15 22 (5.82%) SharePoint
16 21 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (5.56%) UNIX
16 21 (5.56%) Windows XP
16 21 (5.56%) Financial Institution
17 20 (5.29%) Adobe
17 20 (5.29%) Marketing
18 19 (5.03%) Retail
18 19 (5.03%) ASP.NET
18 19 (5.03%) Hedge funds

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (1.32%) WordPress
3 5 (1.32%) SAS
4 4 (1.06%) Drupal
5 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.79%) IIS
6 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.53%) Apache
6 2 (0.53%) Node.js
6 2 (0.53%) CMS
6 2 (0.53%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 50 (13.23%) MS Excel
2 34 (8.99%) MS Office
3 15 (3.97%) Photoshop
3 15 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.44%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.17%) MS Project
6 10 (2.65%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (2.38%) AutoCAD
7 9 (2.38%) Revit
8 6 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (1.32%) InDesign
10 2 (0.53%) FastStats
11 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) RMDS
1 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) Magento
2 3 (0.79%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.85%) FTP
1 7 (1.85%) Internet
2 5 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.32%) VPN
3 4 (1.06%) WAN
4 3 (0.79%) LAN
4 3 (0.79%) HTTP
4 3 (0.79%) SAN
5 2 (0.53%) Intranet
5 2 (0.53%) Firewall
5 2 (0.53%) VLAN
5 2 (0.53%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.26%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.65%) MySQL
2 10 (2.65%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.06%) OLAP
3 4 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.53%) MS Access
5 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.26%) VLDB
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.59%) JIRA
2 5 (1.32%) Xcode
3 3 (0.79%) JUnit
3 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.79%) Selenium
4 2 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.53%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) Maven
5 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.26%) Mocha
5 1 (0.26%) Behat
5 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.26%) Grunt
5 1 (0.26%) PhantomJS
General
1 93 (24.60%) Finance
2 38 (10.05%) Banking
3 22 (5.82%) Front Office
4 21 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 20 (5.29%) Marketing
6 19 (5.03%) Retail
7 17 (4.50%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.91%) Back Office
8 11 (2.91%) Electronics
9 9 (2.38%) Publishing
9 9 (2.38%) German Language
10 7 (1.85%) Advertising
11 5 (1.32%) Legal
11 5 (1.32%) Games
12 3 (0.79%) Billing
12 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.53%) Law
13 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.53%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.79%) HTML
1 37 (9.79%) .NET
2 33 (8.73%) CSS
3 19 (5.03%) ASP.NET
4 17 (4.50%) HTML5
5 14 (3.70%) JSON
6 12 (3.17%) XML
7 11 (2.91%) jQuery
8 9 (2.38%) Web Services
9 8 (2.12%) RESTful
9 8 (2.12%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.59%) CSS3
11 5 (1.32%) Cocoa
12 4 (1.06%) Ajax
12 4 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (0.79%) XHTML
13 3 (0.79%) Haml
13 3 (0.79%) Sass
14 2 (0.53%) Cocoa Touch
14 2 (0.53%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.03%) Hedge funds
3 15 (3.97%) Blackberry
4 10 (2.65%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.59%) Statistics
6 6 (1.59%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.32%) Derivative
7 5 (1.32%) STB
7 5 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.06%) FMCG
8 4 (1.06%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.06%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.06%) Online Games
9 3 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.79%) NHS
9 3 (0.79%) MPEG
9 3 (0.79%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.46%) Windows
2 26 (6.88%) Windows 7
3 21 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 21 (5.56%) UNIX
4 16 (4.23%) Linux
5 11 (2.91%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.06%) Android
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.26%) MVS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.26%) AIX
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (8.99%) Project Management
2 25 (6.61%) PRINCE2
3 23 (6.08%) Risk Management
4 21 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (4.76%) ITIL
6 17 (4.50%) OOP
6 17 (4.50%) OO
7 16 (4.23%) E-Commerce
7 16 (4.23%) Analytics
8 14 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 12 (3.17%) Business Analysis
9 12 (3.17%) Asset Management
9 12 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (2.91%) Data Analysis
11 10 (2.65%) Migration
11 10 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (2.65%) Change Management
12 8 (2.12%) Test Scripting
12 8 (2.12%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (1.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.08%) SQL
2 28 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 26 (6.88%) C++
4 18 (4.76%) C#
5 17 (4.50%) PHP
6 15 (3.97%) C
6 15 (3.97%) Java
7 10 (2.65%) VBA
7 10 (2.65%) Embedded C
8 9 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.85%) VBScript
9 7 (1.85%) Objective-C
10 6 (1.59%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.06%) Ruby
12 3 (0.79%) Python
12 3 (0.79%) VB
13 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.53%) R
14 1 (0.26%) PHP5
14 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (16.40%) Degree
2 8 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.32%) ISEB
4 4 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.79%) A+ Certification
5 3 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.79%) CCNA
6 2 (0.53%) PhD
6 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.26%) MCITP
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) MCSE
7 1 (0.26%) IIBA
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.59%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) P3O
3 1 (0.26%) EMIR
System Software
1 25 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 16 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.38%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.53%) OpenView
3 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.26%) Control-M
4 1 (0.26%) DameWare
4 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.29%) Adobe
3 13 (3.44%) Oracle
3 13 (3.44%) HP
4 12 (3.17%) Citrix
4 12 (3.17%) SAP
5 9 (2.38%) Remedy
6 7 (1.85%) Cisco
7 6 (1.59%) Reuters
7 6 (1.59%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.59%) VMware
8 3 (0.79%) AppSense
8 3 (0.79%) Altiris
8 3 (0.79%) Zend
8 3 (0.79%) Avaya
9 2 (0.53%) Dell
9 2 (0.53%) EMC
9 2 (0.53%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.26%) Veeam
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £16.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Volt
Rate: £100.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Dialogue By Design
Rate: £24,000 - £27,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago