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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
England / London
Rank 270 289 279
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 133 126 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.59% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.62% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 78 88
Median daily rate £210 £244 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £119 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £350 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £223 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
Median hourly rate £30.50 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.77% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £11.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £32.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £12.67 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+26.33% -9.53%

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
18338 20387 20346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.08% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13144 14440 14336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 307 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -8 18 £215 -25.86% 32
Uxbridge +6 2 - -
Bromley +10 1 £163 -53.57%
Harrow - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £400 -
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 (20.44%) Finance
2 43 (15.69%) SQL
3 37 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 35 (12.77%) Degree
5 34 (12.41%) Banking
6 32 (11.68%) HTML
7 30 (10.95%) Python
7 30 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (10.58%) CSS
9 28 (10.22%) MS Office
9 28 (10.22%) JavaScript
9 28 (10.22%) MS Excel
10 24 (8.76%) Java
11 23 (8.39%) Project Management
12 22 (8.03%) SQL Server
12 22 (8.03%) Windows
13 19 (6.93%) Retail
14 18 (6.57%) Analytics
15 17 (6.20%) Migration
15 17 (6.20%) .NET
15 17 (6.20%) C#
15 17 (6.20%) Computer Science
16 16 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (5.11%) Linux
17 14 (5.11%) Web Development
18 13 (4.74%) Django
18 13 (4.74%) R
19 12 (4.38%) Big Data
19 12 (4.38%) JIRA

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 (2.92%) SAS
2 7 (2.55%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.19%) Confluence
3 6 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.09%) CMS
6 2 (0.73%) Drupal
6 2 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.73%) IIS
6 2 (0.73%) Moodle
6 2 (0.73%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.73%) WordPress
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.36%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.36%) eZ Publish
7 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.36%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) Magnolia
Applications
1 28 (10.22%) MS Excel
1 28 (10.22%) MS Office
2 11 (4.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.19%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.46%) MS Project
6 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.09%) SPSS
7 2 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.73%) InDesign
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.36%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.36%) Flinto
8 1 (0.36%) InVision
8 1 (0.36%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) FastStats
2 4 (1.46%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.73%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.73%) Relativity
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.46%) GitHub
1 4 (1.46%) Office 365
2 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.09%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.36%) Heroku
3 1 (0.36%) SmartFocus
3 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.19%) Internet
2 2 (0.73%) HTTP
2 2 (0.73%) Intranet
2 2 (0.73%) LDAP
2 2 (0.73%) Skype
2 2 (0.73%) Wireless
3 1 (0.36%) Broadband
3 1 (0.36%) DHCP
3 1 (0.36%) DNS
3 1 (0.36%) Firewall
3 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.36%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.38%) Big Data
3 9 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.55%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.55%) MySQL
4 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.19%) QlikView
5 6 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.46%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.46%) Redis
6 4 (1.46%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.73%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.73%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 12 (4.38%) JIRA
2 10 (3.65%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.82%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.46%) Selenium
4 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.09%) Maven
5 3 (1.09%) Subversion
6 2 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.73%) Gradle
6 2 (0.73%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.73%) JUnit
6 2 (0.73%) Mocha
7 1 (0.36%) Ant
7 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.36%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.36%) Redmine
7 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 56 (20.44%) Finance
2 34 (12.41%) Banking
3 19 (6.93%) Retail
4 11 (4.01%) Marketing
5 10 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.28%) Advertising
6 9 (3.28%) Legal
7 7 (2.55%) Games
8 5 (1.82%) Military
8 5 (1.82%) Publishing
9 4 (1.46%) Back Office
9 4 (1.46%) Law
10 3 (1.09%) French Language
10 3 (1.09%) Front Office
11 2 (0.73%) German Language
11 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.73%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.68%) HTML
2 29 (10.58%) CSS
3 17 (6.20%) .NET
4 13 (4.74%) Django
5 10 (3.65%) AngularJS
5 10 (3.65%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.55%) HTML5
6 7 (2.55%) jQuery
7 6 (2.19%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (2.19%) REST
7 6 (2.19%) XML
8 5 (1.82%) CSS3
8 5 (1.82%) Spring
8 5 (1.82%) Web Services
9 4 (1.46%) D3.js
9 4 (1.46%) JSON
9 4 (1.46%) Node.js
10 3 (1.09%) Flash
10 3 (1.09%) React
11 2 (0.73%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.01%) User Experience
4 10 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.19%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.46%) Fintech
7 3 (1.09%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.09%) Derivative
7 3 (1.09%) Spread Betting
7 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.73%) Equities
8 2 (0.73%) FMCG
8 2 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.73%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.73%) iPad
8 2 (0.73%) iPhone
8 2 (0.73%) Robotics
8 2 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.03%) Windows
2 14 (5.11%) Linux
3 9 (3.28%) Unix
4 5 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.46%) Solaris
5 4 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.09%) Android
6 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.73%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (8.39%) Project Management
3 18 (6.57%) Analytics
4 17 (6.20%) Migration
5 16 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (5.11%) Web Development
7 12 (4.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 11 (4.01%) Data Analysis
8 11 (4.01%) Front End Development
8 11 (4.01%) Mathematics
8 11 (4.01%) Statistics
8 11 (4.01%) Visualisation
9 10 (3.65%) OO
9 10 (3.65%) PRINCE2
9 10 (3.65%) Scrum
10 9 (3.28%) Business Analysis
10 9 (3.28%) Change Management
10 9 (3.28%) Machine Learning
10 9 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (3.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.69%) SQL
2 30 (10.95%) Python
3 28 (10.22%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.76%) Java
5 17 (6.20%) C#
6 13 (4.74%) R
7 10 (3.65%) Scala
8 4 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.09%) C++
9 3 (1.09%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.09%) PHP
10 2 (0.73%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.73%) C-shell
10 2 (0.73%) Perl
10 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.73%) Ruby
11 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (12.77%) Degree
2 8 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.19%) PhD
4 5 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.73%) CCNA
6 2 (0.73%) CISSP
7 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ACCA
7 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.36%) CCNP
7 1 (0.36%) CIMA
7 1 (0.36%) CISMP
7 1 (0.36%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PMP
7 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.28%) QA
2 4 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.36%) Firmware
3 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.46%) Ansible
2 3 (1.09%) Puppet
3 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (2.55%) Adobe
4 6 (2.19%) Cisco
4 6 (2.19%) SAP
4 6 (2.19%) Tableau
5 5 (1.82%) HP
5 5 (1.82%) Oracle
5 5 (1.82%) Xerox
6 4 (1.46%) Apteco
6 4 (1.46%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.46%) Sybase
6 4 (1.46%) VMware
7 3 (1.09%) Citrix
7 3 (1.09%) Ericsson
7 3 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.09%) Sun
8 2 (0.73%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.73%) Remedy
8 2 (0.73%) Sitecore
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