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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
England / London
Rank 284 289 283
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 114 129 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.62% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.65% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 85 90
Median daily rate £225 £238 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £108 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £239 £230
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.20 £33.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.38 £12.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.92%

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
18428 19940 20069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.18% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13183 14000 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 348
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -1 23 £388 +29.16% 26
Uxbridge 0 2 - - 2
Harrow - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £300 -
Wimbledon - 1 £400 -
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 56 (22.40%) Finance
2 38 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (13.20%) Banking
4 32 (12.80%) SQL
5 30 (12.00%) Project Management
6 29 (11.60%) Microsoft
7 25 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (9.60%) MS Excel
8 24 (9.60%) MS Office
9 23 (9.20%) Windows
10 22 (8.80%) Java
10 22 (8.80%) Retail
11 21 (8.40%) HTML
12 20 (8.00%) JavaScript
13 19 (7.60%) Migration
13 19 (7.60%) Degree
14 18 (7.20%) CSS
15 17 (6.80%) Python
16 15 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
17 14 (5.60%) C#
17 14 (5.60%) User Experience
18 13 (5.20%) SQL Server
18 13 (5.20%) Linux
18 13 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
19 12 (4.80%) .NET
20 11 (4.40%) Scrum
20 11 (4.40%) Django
21 10 (4.00%) JIRA
21 10 (4.00%) Data Analysis
21 10 (4.00%) 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 7 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.40%) Confluence
3 4 (1.60%) CMS
4 2 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.80%) Drupal
4 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.80%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.80%) WordPress
5 1 (0.40%) Apache
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.40%) eZ Publish
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) Liferay
5 1 (0.40%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.40%) Moodle
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (9.60%) MS Excel
1 24 (9.60%) MS Office
2 15 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.60%) MS Project
4 8 (3.20%) Photoshop
5 6 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (1.60%) MS Visio
8 3 (1.20%) InDesign
9 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.40%) Flinto
10 1 (0.40%) HipChat
10 1 (0.40%) InVision
10 1 (0.40%) SPSS
10 1 (0.40%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Eagle PACE
1 2 (0.80%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.80%) Relativity
2 1 (0.40%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.40%) FastStats
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.40%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.60%) Office 365
2 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) GitHub
2 3 (1.20%) PaaS
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.40%) AdWords
4 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.40%) Heroku
4 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.40%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.60%) Internet
2 3 (1.20%) HTTP
3 2 (0.80%) DNS
3 2 (0.80%) Firewall
3 2 (0.80%) LDAP
3 2 (0.80%) Skype
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.40%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.40%) SSH
4 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.40%) Wireless
4 1 (0.40%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.40%) MySQL
4 4 (1.60%) Redis
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.80%) Big Data
6 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (4.00%) JIRA
2 8 (3.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.60%) Axure RP
3 4 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.60%) Maven
4 3 (1.20%) JUnit
4 3 (1.20%) Selenium
4 3 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.80%) Gradle
6 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.40%) git-flow
6 1 (0.40%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.40%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.40%) Mockito
6 1 (0.40%) Redmine
6 1 (0.40%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.40%) Zephyr
General
1 56 (22.40%) Finance
2 33 (13.20%) Banking
3 22 (8.80%) Retail
4 9 (3.60%) Marketing
5 8 (3.20%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.80%) Games
7 6 (2.40%) Military
7 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.00%) Back Office
8 5 (2.00%) Legal
9 4 (1.60%) Advertising
10 3 (1.20%) French Language
10 3 (1.20%) Front Office
10 3 (1.20%) Law
11 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.80%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.40%) Billing
12 1 (0.40%) German Language
12 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.40%) HTML
2 18 (7.20%) CSS
3 12 (4.80%) .NET
4 11 (4.40%) Django
5 8 (3.20%) AngularJS
5 8 (3.20%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.80%) HTML5
7 6 (2.40%) CSS3
7 6 (2.40%) XML
8 5 (2.00%) jQuery
8 5 (2.00%) JSON
9 4 (1.60%) REST
9 4 (1.60%) Spring
9 4 (1.60%) Web Services
10 3 (1.20%) Node.js
10 3 (1.20%) RESTful
11 2 (0.80%) Akka
11 2 (0.80%) Flash
11 2 (0.80%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.60%) User Experience
3 10 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.60%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.20%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.40%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.60%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.20%) Derivative
8 3 (1.20%) Equities
8 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.20%) Social Media
8 3 (1.20%) Spread Betting
8 3 (1.20%) Statistics
8 3 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.80%) Fintech
9 2 (0.80%) FMCG
9 2 (0.80%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.20%) Windows
2 13 (5.20%) Linux
3 7 (2.80%) Unix
3 7 (2.80%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.60%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.20%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.80%) Android
6 2 (0.80%) CentOS
6 2 (0.80%) Solaris
6 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (12.00%) Project Management
3 19 (7.60%) Migration
4 13 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (4.40%) Scrum
6 10 (4.00%) Analytics
6 10 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (4.00%) Change Management
6 10 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 10 (4.00%) Front End Development
6 10 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 10 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (3.20%) Business Analysis
7 8 (3.20%) Case Management
7 8 (3.20%) SDLC
7 8 (3.20%) Web Development
8 7 (2.80%) CRM
8 7 (2.80%) Document Management
8 7 (2.80%) TDD
8 7 (2.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.80%) SQL
2 22 (8.80%) Java
3 20 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.80%) Python
5 14 (5.60%) C#
6 5 (2.00%) Scala
7 3 (1.20%) PHP
7 3 (1.20%) R
7 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.80%) C++
8 2 (0.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.40%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.40%) SOQL
9 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (7.60%) Degree
2 10 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.20%) CCNA
4 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.80%) A+ Certification
5 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.80%) CISSP
6 1 (0.40%) ACCA
6 1 (0.40%) CIMA
6 1 (0.40%) CIPD
6 1 (0.40%) CISMP
6 1 (0.40%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) MCP
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) PMP
6 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.60%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Firmware
2 1 (0.40%) Postfix
2 1 (0.40%) Squid
2 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.40%) vCloud
2 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.00%) Ansible
2 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.80%) Puppet
2 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.40%) Kibana
3 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.40%) logstash
3 1 (0.40%) Mesos
3 1 (0.40%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) Rancher
3 1 (0.40%) SCSM
3 1 (0.40%) Terraform
3 1 (0.40%) WSUS
3 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (11.60%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.20%) Adobe
2 8 (3.20%) Oracle
3 7 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (2.80%) SAP
4 6 (2.40%) Cisco
4 6 (2.40%) Xerox
5 5 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.00%) HP
6 4 (1.60%) Citrix
6 4 (1.60%) Sybase
6 4 (1.60%) VMware
7 3 (1.20%) Apple
7 3 (1.20%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.20%) IBM
8 2 (0.80%) Ericsson
8 2 (0.80%) Google
8 2 (0.80%) Reuters
8 2 (0.80%) SimCorp
8 2 (0.80%) Sitecore
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London
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
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City, London
Experis Ltd
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