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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 282 286 270
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 127 132 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.62% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.66% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 88 90
Average daily rate £225 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £404 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £32.50 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £13.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -1.78%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 18 £300 -6.25% 33
Docklands, London +13 6 £250 -61.53%
Croydon - 1 £263 -
Uxbridge - 1 £375 -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 75 (26.50%) Finance
2 48 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (16.96%) HTML
3 45 (15.90%) Microsoft
4 43 (15.19%) Banking
5 42 (14.84%) CSS
6 41 (14.49%) Project Management
7 35 (12.37%) MS Excel
8 33 (11.66%) Windows
8 33 (11.66%) SQL
9 32 (11.31%) JavaScript
9 32 (11.31%) Degree
10 23 (8.13%) .NET
11 22 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (7.42%) PRINCE2
12 21 (7.42%) MS Office
13 20 (7.07%) jQuery
14 19 (6.71%) HTML5
15 18 (6.36%) Marketing
16 16 (5.65%) Migration
16 16 (5.65%) E-Commerce
16 16 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (5.30%) C#
17 15 (5.30%) Mathematics
18 14 (4.95%) Service Delivery
18 14 (4.95%) Retail
18 14 (4.95%) SQL Server
18 14 (4.95%) Front End Development
18 14 (4.95%) Windows Server
19 13 (4.59%) User Experience

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (2.83%) CMS
2 7 (2.47%) WordPress
3 4 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.06%) Drupal
4 3 (1.06%) Node.js
5 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.35%) IIS
6 1 (0.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.35%) PrestaShop
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.42%) MS Office
3 13 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (4.59%) Photoshop
4 9 (3.18%) MS Project
5 7 (2.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (2.12%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (1.77%) MS Visio
8 4 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.71%) InDesign
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) assyst
2 2 (0.71%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.71%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 2 (0.71%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Summit
3 1 (0.35%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.47%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.71%) AdWords
5 1 (0.35%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.35%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.83%) Internet
2 6 (2.12%) MPLS
3 5 (1.77%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.77%) Network Security
4 4 (1.41%) BGP
4 4 (1.41%) HSRP
4 4 (1.41%) NAS
4 4 (1.41%) SAN
4 4 (1.41%) VoIP
5 3 (1.06%) WAN
6 2 (0.71%) Firewall
6 2 (0.71%) HTTP
7 1 (0.35%) DNS
7 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.35%) RIP
7 1 (0.35%) Skype
7 1 (0.35%) SSL
7 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.47%) MySQL
3 6 (2.12%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Big Data
7 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.89%) JIRA
2 4 (1.41%) Axure RP
2 4 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.71%) Selenium
4 2 (0.71%) Subversion
4 2 (0.71%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.35%) Ant
5 1 (0.35%) Appium
5 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.35%) MSI
5 1 (0.35%) NUnit
5 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.35%) Xcode
General
1 75 (26.50%) Finance
2 43 (15.19%) Banking
3 18 (6.36%) Marketing
4 14 (4.95%) Retail
5 10 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.18%) Law
7 6 (2.12%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.77%) Advertising
8 5 (1.77%) Front Office
8 5 (1.77%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.41%) German Language
10 3 (1.06%) Back Office
10 3 (1.06%) Legal
11 2 (0.71%) Games
11 2 (0.71%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.71%) Local Government
11 2 (0.71%) Publishing
12 1 (0.35%) Billing
12 1 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (16.96%) HTML
2 42 (14.84%) CSS
3 23 (8.13%) .NET
4 20 (7.07%) jQuery
5 19 (6.71%) HTML5
6 12 (4.24%) CSS3
7 9 (3.18%) Web Services
8 6 (2.12%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.77%) Ajax
9 5 (1.77%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.41%) REST
10 4 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (1.41%) WCF
10 4 (1.41%) XML
11 3 (1.06%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.06%) JSON
11 3 (1.06%) Sass
11 3 (1.06%) Symfony
12 2 (0.71%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.30%) Mathematics
3 13 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (4.59%) User Experience
4 12 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.18%) Equities
5 9 (3.18%) Social Media
6 8 (2.83%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.47%) NHS
8 5 (1.77%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.77%) Fintech
8 5 (1.77%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.41%) MPEG
9 4 (1.41%) Physics
9 4 (1.41%) STB
9 4 (1.41%) W3C
10 3 (1.06%) Derivative
10 3 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.66%) Windows
2 14 (4.95%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.89%) Linux
4 8 (2.83%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.47%) Android
5 7 (2.47%) Unix
6 6 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) SUSE
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (14.49%) Project Management
3 22 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (7.42%) PRINCE2
5 16 (5.65%) E-Commerce
5 16 (5.65%) Migration
6 14 (4.95%) Front End Development
6 14 (4.95%) Service Delivery
7 11 (3.89%) Analytics
7 11 (3.89%) CRM
7 11 (3.89%) ITIL
8 10 (3.53%) Data Modelling
8 10 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (3.18%) Risk Management
10 8 (2.83%) Business Analysis
10 8 (2.83%) MVC
10 8 (2.83%) Project Planning
10 8 (2.83%) Scrum
11 6 (2.12%) Logistics
11 6 (2.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.66%) SQL
2 32 (11.31%) JavaScript
3 15 (5.30%) C#
4 9 (3.18%) Java
5 8 (2.83%) PHP
5 8 (2.83%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.47%) VBA
7 4 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.41%) VBScript
8 3 (1.06%) Python
9 2 (0.71%) C
9 2 (0.71%) C++
9 2 (0.71%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.71%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.35%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.35%) Scala
10 1 (0.35%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 32 (11.31%) Degree
2 10 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (2.47%) ISEB
5 6 (2.12%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.77%) CCNA
6 5 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.77%) PMP
7 4 (1.41%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.35%) AAT
8 1 (0.35%) ACCA
8 1 (0.35%) APMP
8 1 (0.35%) CIMA
8 1 (0.35%) CISM
8 1 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.12%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.35%) EMIR
4 1 (0.35%) SDET
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.06%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) Salt
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.18%) Adobe
2 9 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (3.18%) VMware
3 8 (2.83%) Google
3 8 (2.83%) Oracle
4 7 (2.47%) SAP
5 6 (2.12%) HP
6 4 (1.41%) EMC
6 4 (1.41%) Informatica
6 4 (1.41%) ION Trading
6 4 (1.41%) Murex
6 4 (1.41%) NetApp
7 3 (1.06%) BMC
7 3 (1.06%) Remedy
7 3 (1.06%) Siebel
8 2 (0.71%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.71%) Reuters
8 2 (0.71%) SunGard
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