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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 250 282 259
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 153 139 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.62% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 96 80
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£235 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £119 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £225 £238
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £137.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.96 £11.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -10.00%
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
21087 22357 19760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.08% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15176 15388 13235
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 386 539
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.51 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +3 37 £250 - 27
Docklands, London +18 1 £650 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Grays - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 77 (22.19%) Finance
2 71 (20.46%) SQL
3 59 (17.00%) MS Excel
3 59 (17.00%) Microsoft
4 57 (16.43%) Degree
5 41 (11.82%) Windows
6 40 (11.53%) Banking
7 37 (10.66%) HTML
8 36 (10.37%) MS Office
8 36 (10.37%) Project Management
9 32 (9.22%) CSS
10 29 (8.36%) JavaScript
10 29 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (7.20%) UNIX
11 25 (7.20%) Computer Science
11 25 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (6.92%) SQL Server
13 23 (6.63%) .NET
14 21 (6.05%) MS Project
15 20 (5.76%) VBA
16 19 (5.48%) C#
16 19 (5.48%) PHP
16 19 (5.48%) Oracle
16 19 (5.48%) PRINCE2
16 19 (5.48%) Adobe
17 18 (5.19%) E-Commerce
18 17 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
19 16 (4.61%) C++
19 16 (4.61%) Java
19 16 (4.61%) OO

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 15 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.73%) SAS
3 3 (0.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.86%) WordPress
3 3 (0.86%) Drupal
4 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.58%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.29%) Lync
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.29%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 59 (17.00%) MS Excel
2 36 (10.37%) MS Office
3 21 (6.05%) MS Project
4 17 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (4.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (4.03%) Revit
6 14 (4.03%) AutoCAD
7 13 (3.75%) MS Visio
8 8 (2.31%) Photoshop
9 4 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.86%) FastStats
10 3 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.58%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.58%) InDesign
11 2 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) RMDS
1 3 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.58%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.29%) GitHub
1 1 (0.29%) MailChimp
1 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.03%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.44%) FTP
2 5 (1.44%) Firewall
3 4 (1.15%) Wireless
3 4 (1.15%) DNS
4 3 (0.86%) Network Security
4 3 (0.86%) Internet
5 2 (0.58%) SNMP
5 2 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.58%) SAN
5 2 (0.58%) MPLS
5 2 (0.58%) OSPF
5 2 (0.58%) BGP
5 2 (0.58%) LAN
5 2 (0.58%) VoIP
5 2 (0.58%) WAN
5 2 (0.58%) DHCP
6 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.29%) SDH
6 1 (0.29%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.17%) MySQL
3 8 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.02%) MS Access
5 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.58%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.58%) DataStage
6 2 (0.58%) Big Data
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.58%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.29%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.29%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 10 (2.88%) JIRA
2 6 (1.73%) Xcode
3 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.86%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.29%) Selenium
5 1 (0.29%) Subversion
5 1 (0.29%) Maven
5 1 (0.29%) Behat
5 1 (0.29%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (22.19%) Finance
2 40 (11.53%) Banking
3 16 (4.61%) Marketing
4 12 (3.46%) Retail
5 9 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.02%) Front Office
7 6 (1.73%) Electronics
8 5 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.44%) Back Office
8 5 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.44%) Publishing
9 4 (1.15%) Law
9 4 (1.15%) Legal
9 4 (1.15%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.15%) Advertising
10 3 (0.86%) Games
11 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.58%) German Language
11 2 (0.58%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.66%) HTML
2 32 (9.22%) CSS
3 23 (6.63%) .NET
4 13 (3.75%) JSON
5 12 (3.46%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.46%) jQuery
6 10 (2.88%) HTML5
7 9 (2.59%) XML
8 8 (2.31%) RESTful
9 5 (1.44%) Cocoa
10 4 (1.15%) SOAP
10 4 (1.15%) REST
10 4 (1.15%) CSS3
11 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.86%) Web Services
11 3 (0.86%) JSP
11 3 (0.86%) J2EE
11 3 (0.86%) Django
12 2 (0.58%) Cocoa Touch
12 2 (0.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.20%) Computer Science
1 25 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.75%) Mathematics
3 8 (2.31%) MPEG
3 8 (2.31%) STB
4 6 (1.73%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (1.44%) User Experience
6 4 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.15%) Statistics
6 4 (1.15%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.15%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.86%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.86%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.86%) Physics
7 3 (0.86%) NHS
7 3 (0.86%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.58%) Social Media
8 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.82%) Windows
2 25 (7.20%) UNIX
3 15 (4.32%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.88%) Linux
6 8 (2.31%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.73%) Android
8 4 (1.15%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.58%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.29%) Solaris
11 1 (0.29%) SUSE
11 1 (0.29%) MVS
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (10.37%) Project Management
2 29 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (5.48%) PRINCE2
4 18 (5.19%) E-Commerce
5 16 (4.61%) OO
6 13 (3.75%) OOP
6 13 (3.75%) Change Management
6 13 (3.75%) Risk Management
7 11 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (2.88%) ITIL
9 9 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (2.59%) Test Scripting
9 9 (2.59%) Data Analysis
9 9 (2.59%) Time Management
9 9 (2.59%) Analytics
10 8 (2.31%) Change Control
10 8 (2.31%) iOS Development
10 8 (2.31%) Test Planning
10 8 (2.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 71 (20.46%) SQL
2 29 (8.36%) JavaScript
3 20 (5.76%) VBA
4 19 (5.48%) C#
4 19 (5.48%) PHP
5 16 (4.61%) C++
5 16 (4.61%) Java
5 16 (4.61%) Python
6 11 (3.17%) C
7 8 (2.31%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.31%) Objective-C
8 7 (2.02%) VBScript
9 6 (1.73%) Embedded C
10 5 (1.44%) Perl
11 3 (0.86%) R
12 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.58%) Ruby
12 2 (0.58%) PHP5
12 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (16.43%) Degree
2 13 (3.75%) ISEB
3 12 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (2.59%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.44%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.86%) PhD
9 3 (0.86%) CCNA
10 2 (0.58%) MCSE
10 2 (0.58%) PMP
10 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.58%) CFA
10 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.29%) CCENT
11 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.59%) QA
2 6 (1.73%) SLA
3 4 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.58%) vSphere
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.29%) Netcool
3 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 59 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.48%) Adobe
2 19 (5.48%) Oracle
3 13 (3.75%) Cisco
4 12 (3.46%) SAP
4 12 (3.46%) HP
5 9 (2.59%) VMware
6 5 (1.44%) Juniper
7 4 (1.15%) Reuters
7 4 (1.15%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.15%) F5
8 3 (0.86%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.86%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.86%) IBM
8 3 (0.86%) Citrix
8 3 (0.86%) Dell
9 2 (0.58%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.58%) Google
9 2 (0.58%) Zend
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