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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 281 282 238
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 142 156 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.67% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.71% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 93 132
Median daily rate £225 £225 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Median hourly rate £15.56 £15.25 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.03% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £10.20 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.09 £17.95 £140.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.22%
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
20313 22036 22179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14741 15378 15441
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 368 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +26 20 £223 -11.00% 37
Osterley - 4 £116 -
Uxbridge +5 2 £250 -
Hounslow -1 1 £375 +97.36%
Bromley -8 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £175 - 1
Ruislip - 1 £225 -
Twickenham - 1 - - 1
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 61 (20.40%) Finance
2 51 (17.06%) Project Management
3 44 (14.72%) SQL
4 38 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (12.37%) HTML
6 34 (11.37%) MS Excel
7 32 (10.70%) JavaScript
7 32 (10.70%) CSS
7 32 (10.70%) Degree
8 28 (9.36%) Banking
9 26 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 25 (8.36%) Java
11 23 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (7.36%) Windows
13 21 (7.02%) PHP
14 19 (6.35%) PRINCE2
14 19 (6.35%) Marketing
14 19 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (5.69%) Retail
15 17 (5.69%) Unix
15 17 (5.69%) E-Commerce
15 17 (5.69%) Python
15 17 (5.69%) MySQL
15 17 (5.69%) Photoshop
16 16 (5.35%) MS Office
16 16 (5.35%) .NET
16 16 (5.35%) MS PowerPoint
16 16 (5.35%) Business Analysis
16 16 (5.35%) JIRA
16 16 (5.35%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 8 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.01%) Confluence
2 6 (2.01%) WordPress
3 5 (1.67%) CMS
4 3 (1.00%) Jetty
5 2 (0.67%) Drupal
5 2 (0.67%) SAS
5 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) JBoss
6 1 (0.33%) Moodle
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (11.37%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.69%) Photoshop
3 16 (5.35%) MS Office
3 16 (5.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.01%) MS Project
5 5 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.67%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.33%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Magento
2 2 (0.67%) assyst
2 2 (0.67%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.67%) FastStats
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Eikon
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) Summit
3 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.34%) AdWords
4 3 (1.00%) GitHub
4 3 (1.00%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) Firebase
5 1 (0.33%) Google Play
5 1 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.01%) Firewall
2 6 (2.01%) DVB
2 6 (2.01%) Internet
3 4 (1.34%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.34%) MPLS
3 4 (1.34%) VoIP
4 3 (1.00%) BGP
4 3 (1.00%) HSRP
4 3 (1.00%) Network Security
5 2 (0.67%) WAN
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.33%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) HTTP
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.33%) LAN
6 1 (0.33%) SSL
6 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.33%) VLAN
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.69%) MySQL
2 13 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.67%) MS Access
5 4 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.34%) QlikView
6 3 (1.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.67%) Big Data
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.35%) JIRA
2 8 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.34%) Maven
5 3 (1.00%) Ant
5 3 (1.00%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.00%) GoCD
5 3 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.67%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.67%) Hudson
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.67%) Subversion
6 2 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.33%) Grunt
7 1 (0.33%) gulp
7 1 (0.33%) NUnit
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.33%) Selenium
7 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (20.40%) Finance
2 28 (9.36%) Banking
3 19 (6.35%) Marketing
4 17 (5.69%) Retail
5 12 (4.01%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.01%) Publishing
8 4 (1.34%) Advertising
8 4 (1.34%) Back Office
9 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.00%) Legal
10 2 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Front Office
10 2 (0.67%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.37%) HTML
2 32 (10.70%) CSS
3 16 (5.35%) .NET
4 13 (4.35%) HTML5
4 13 (4.35%) jQuery
5 12 (4.01%) CSS3
6 9 (3.01%) Spring
7 7 (2.34%) Ajax
8 6 (2.01%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.01%) JSON
8 6 (2.01%) Web Services
9 5 (1.67%) Node.js
9 5 (1.67%) Symfony
9 5 (1.67%) XML
10 4 (1.34%) CGI
10 4 (1.34%) LAMP
11 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.00%) CakePHP
11 3 (1.00%) RESTful
11 3 (1.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.02%) User Experience
3 12 (4.01%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.68%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.34%) STB
6 6 (2.01%) Equities
6 6 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.67%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.34%) Derivative
8 4 (1.34%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.34%) NHS
8 4 (1.34%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.34%) Wiki
9 3 (1.00%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.00%) Fintech
9 3 (1.00%) Interactive TV
9 3 (1.00%) PMI
9 3 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.36%) Windows
2 17 (5.69%) Unix
3 14 (4.68%) Linux
4 8 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.01%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Android
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) SUSE
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.06%) Project Management
2 38 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (6.35%) PRINCE2
5 17 (5.69%) E-Commerce
6 16 (5.35%) Business Analysis
6 16 (5.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 13 (4.35%) Front End Development
8 12 (4.01%) Migration
8 12 (4.01%) MVC
9 11 (3.68%) Business Transformation
9 11 (3.68%) Data Analysis
9 11 (3.68%) Web Development
10 10 (3.34%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (3.34%) ITIL
10 10 (3.34%) Scrum
11 9 (3.01%) Analytics
11 9 (3.01%) Data Modelling
11 9 (3.01%) SDLC
11 9 (3.01%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.72%) SQL
2 32 (10.70%) JavaScript
3 25 (8.36%) Java
4 21 (7.02%) PHP
5 17 (5.69%) Python
6 11 (3.68%) C#
7 6 (2.01%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.67%) Perl
8 5 (1.67%) VBA
9 4 (1.34%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.34%) R
10 3 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.00%) VBScript
11 2 (0.67%) C
11 2 (0.67%) C++
11 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.67%) VB
12 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (10.70%) Degree
2 6 (2.01%) CCNA
2 6 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.34%) ISEB
4 4 (1.34%) PMP
4 4 (1.34%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.67%) CISM
6 2 (0.67%) CISSP
6 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) APMP
7 1 (0.33%) CISA
7 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) HND
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.01%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.33%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.00%) Docker
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.01%) Puppet
3 3 (1.00%) Ansible
3 3 (1.00%) Icinga
3 3 (1.00%) WSUS
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 26 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.68%) Google
3 10 (3.34%) Oracle
4 9 (3.01%) Adobe
5 7 (2.34%) SAP
6 6 (2.01%) Cisco
6 6 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.67%) hybris
8 4 (1.34%) Zend
9 3 (1.00%) F5
9 3 (1.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.00%) Reuters
9 3 (1.00%) Splunk
9 3 (1.00%) VMware
10 2 (0.67%) Apteco
10 2 (0.67%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.67%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.67%) Solace
10 2 (0.67%) Tableau
10 2 (0.67%) TIBCO
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