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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 227 258 229
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 187 162 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 0.67% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.72% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 113 125
Average daily rate
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£235 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £128 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £209 £250
% change year-on-year
+31.73% -16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -40.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.25 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £55.50 £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
21256 22408 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.80% 92.45% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14623 15254 15784
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
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 394 474 640
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 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +14 49 £238 -4.80% 52
Brentford -3 3 £350 +100.00%
Bromley - 1 £225 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £150 - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 90 (24.32%) Finance
2 69 (18.65%) Windows
3 64 (17.30%) Degree
4 53 (14.32%) SQL
5 49 (13.24%) MS Excel
6 46 (12.43%) Microsoft
7 38 (10.27%) HTML
7 38 (10.27%) MS Office
7 38 (10.27%) Banking
8 37 (10.00%) .NET
9 36 (9.73%) Project Management
10 35 (9.46%) CSS
11 30 (8.11%) Computer Science
12 29 (7.84%) JavaScript
13 28 (7.57%) PRINCE2
14 27 (7.30%) Windows 7
15 26 (7.03%) C++
16 24 (6.49%) SharePoint
17 23 (6.22%) Active Directory
17 23 (6.22%) Risk Management
18 22 (5.95%) Front Office
19 21 (5.68%) Financial Institution
19 21 (5.68%) UNIX
19 21 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (5.41%) ITIL
20 20 (5.41%) Windows XP
21 19 (5.14%) Adobe
21 19 (5.14%) Retail
21 19 (5.14%) Hedge funds
22 18 (4.86%) Marketing

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 24 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (1.35%) WordPress
4 3 (0.81%) IIS
4 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.81%) SAS
4 3 (0.81%) Drupal
5 2 (0.54%) Node.js
5 2 (0.54%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.54%) Apache
5 2 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.27%) Lync
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 49 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 38 (10.27%) MS Office
3 15 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (3.78%) Photoshop
5 13 (3.51%) MS Visio
6 11 (2.97%) MS Project
7 10 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (1.89%) AutoCAD
8 7 (1.89%) Revit
9 5 (1.35%) InDesign
9 5 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.08%) RMDS
2 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.54%) Magento
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.54%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.54%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.27%) Maximo
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.27%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.89%) Internet
1 7 (1.89%) FTP
2 5 (1.35%) VPN
3 4 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.81%) SAN
4 3 (0.81%) WAN
4 3 (0.81%) HTTP
5 2 (0.54%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (0.54%) LAN
5 2 (0.54%) Intranet
6 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.27%) Wireless
6 1 (0.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.27%) LDAP
6 1 (0.27%) Extranet
6 1 (0.27%) 3G
6 1 (0.27%) VoIP
6 1 (0.27%) SSL
6 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.16%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.16%) MySQL
3 4 (1.08%) OLAP
3 4 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.81%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.54%) MS Access
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.27%) VLDB
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.89%) JIRA
2 4 (1.08%) JUnit
3 3 (0.81%) Xcode
3 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.81%) Selenium
4 2 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.54%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.27%) Mocha
5 1 (0.27%) Maven
5 1 (0.27%) Subversion
5 1 (0.27%) Grunt
5 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.27%) PhantomJS
General
1 90 (24.32%) Finance
2 38 (10.27%) Banking
3 22 (5.95%) Front Office
4 21 (5.68%) Financial Institution
5 19 (5.14%) Retail
6 18 (4.86%) Marketing
7 17 (4.59%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.97%) Back Office
9 10 (2.70%) German Language
9 10 (2.70%) Electronics
10 8 (2.16%) Publishing
11 7 (1.89%) Advertising
12 5 (1.35%) Games
12 5 (1.35%) Legal
13 4 (1.08%) French Language
14 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.81%) Billing
15 2 (0.54%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.54%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.27%) HTML
2 37 (10.00%) .NET
3 35 (9.46%) CSS
4 18 (4.86%) HTML5
4 18 (4.86%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.24%) jQuery
5 12 (3.24%) JSON
5 12 (3.24%) XML
6 8 (2.16%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.89%) Web Services
7 7 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (1.89%) CSS3
8 5 (1.35%) RESTful
8 5 (1.35%) Ajax
9 4 (1.08%) Sass
9 4 (1.08%) Haml
9 4 (1.08%) Cocoa
10 3 (0.81%) XHTML
10 3 (0.81%) Spring
10 3 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.14%) Hedge funds
3 16 (4.32%) Blackberry
4 10 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.43%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (1.62%) Derivative
6 6 (1.62%) STB
6 6 (1.62%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.35%) Statistics
7 5 (1.35%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.08%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.08%) FMCG
8 4 (1.08%) Online Games
8 4 (1.08%) MPEG
8 4 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.08%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.81%) Equities
9 3 (0.81%) NHS
9 3 (0.81%) iPhone
9 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 69 (18.65%) Windows
2 27 (7.30%) Windows 7
3 21 (5.68%) UNIX
4 20 (5.41%) Windows XP
5 17 (4.59%) Linux
6 8 (2.16%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.62%) Android
8 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (9.73%) Project Management
2 28 (7.57%) PRINCE2
3 23 (6.22%) Risk Management
4 21 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (5.41%) ITIL
6 16 (4.32%) E-Commerce
6 16 (4.32%) Analytics
7 15 (4.05%) OOP
7 15 (4.05%) OO
8 14 (3.78%) Software Engineering
9 12 (3.24%) Asset Management
9 12 (3.24%) Business Analysis
9 12 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (2.97%) Migration
10 11 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (2.70%) Change Management
12 9 (2.43%) Data Analysis
12 9 (2.43%) Web Development
13 8 (2.16%) Programme Management
13 8 (2.16%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.32%) SQL
2 29 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 26 (7.03%) C++
4 18 (4.86%) C#
5 17 (4.59%) Java
6 15 (4.05%) C
7 12 (3.24%) PHP
8 9 (2.43%) VBA
8 9 (2.43%) Embedded C
9 8 (2.16%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.16%) VBScript
10 7 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.89%) Ruby
11 4 (1.08%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.81%) VB
12 3 (0.81%) Python
13 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (17.30%) Degree
2 7 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.62%) ISEB
4 5 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.81%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.54%) CCNA
7 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.54%) PhD
8 1 (0.27%) MCSE
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) IIBA
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.27%) MCITP
8 1 (0.27%) CIPD
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.62%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) P3O
3 1 (0.27%) EMIR
System Software
1 23 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.43%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.54%) OpenView
4 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.27%) DameWare
4 1 (0.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 46 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.14%) Adobe
3 13 (3.51%) SAP
4 12 (3.24%) HP
4 12 (3.24%) Citrix
5 11 (2.97%) Oracle
6 9 (2.43%) Remedy
7 6 (1.62%) Reuters
7 6 (1.62%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.62%) VMware
8 5 (1.35%) Cisco
9 3 (0.81%) AppSense
9 3 (0.81%) Avaya
9 3 (0.81%) Altiris
10 2 (0.54%) Google
10 2 (0.54%) Zend
10 2 (0.54%) Dell
10 2 (0.54%) EMC
10 2 (0.54%) Apple
11 1 (0.27%) RedDot
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