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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 263 271 247
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 125 130 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.59% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.64% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 82 84
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£250 £225 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £126 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.30 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £125.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.38 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-2.80% -0.92%
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
19129 20370 18381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 93.18% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13552 13895 12393
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
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 316 377 506
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +24 32 £300 - 39
Canary Wharf +12 1 £265 -29.33%
Docklands, London +11 1 £650 +185.71% 1
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Grays - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 72 (23.68%) Finance
2 62 (20.39%) SQL
3 55 (18.09%) Microsoft
4 53 (17.43%) MS Excel
5 47 (15.46%) Degree
6 40 (13.16%) Banking
7 36 (11.84%) Windows
7 36 (11.84%) HTML
8 33 (10.86%) MS Office
8 33 (10.86%) CSS
8 33 (10.86%) Project Management
9 31 (10.20%) JavaScript
10 30 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (8.55%) .NET
13 24 (7.89%) C#
14 23 (7.57%) SQL Server
15 22 (7.24%) VBA
15 22 (7.24%) UNIX
16 18 (5.92%) Computer Science
16 18 (5.92%) Oracle
16 18 (5.92%) MS Project
17 17 (5.59%) Java
18 16 (5.26%) Python
18 16 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
19 15 (4.93%) E-Commerce
19 15 (4.93%) PHP
19 15 (4.93%) Adobe
19 15 (4.93%) Risk Management
20 14 (4.61%) Windows 7

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 13 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.99%) SAS
2 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.66%) Drupal
3 2 (0.66%) WordPress
4 1 (0.33%) Lync
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.33%) IIS
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.33%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 53 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 33 (10.86%) MS Office
3 18 (5.92%) MS Project
4 16 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (3.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (3.29%) AutoCAD
5 10 (3.29%) Revit
6 9 (2.96%) MS Visio
7 8 (2.63%) Photoshop
8 4 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.99%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.99%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (0.66%) InDesign
10 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.33%) FastStats
11 1 (0.33%) SPSS
11 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.33%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) Office 365
1 2 (0.66%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.33%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.33%) GitHub
2 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.28%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.97%) DNS
3 5 (1.64%) Wireless
4 4 (1.32%) Firewall
5 3 (0.99%) Network Security
5 3 (0.99%) DHCP
5 3 (0.99%) Internet
6 2 (0.66%) LAN
6 2 (0.66%) WAN
6 2 (0.66%) SNMP
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.33%) RTP
7 1 (0.33%) TACACS
7 1 (0.33%) FTP
7 1 (0.33%) VoIP
7 1 (0.33%) MPLS
7 1 (0.33%) OSPF
7 1 (0.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.29%) MS Access
2 10 (3.29%) MySQL
3 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.66%) MarkLogic
5 2 (0.66%) Big Data
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.66%) DataStage
5 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.33%) SQLite
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.33%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 11 (3.62%) JIRA
2 3 (0.99%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.66%) NeoLoad
3 2 (0.66%) Xcode
3 2 (0.66%) JMeter
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.66%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.33%) Maven
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.33%) Behat
General
1 72 (23.68%) Finance
2 40 (13.16%) Banking
3 11 (3.62%) Marketing
4 10 (3.29%) Retail
4 10 (3.29%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.63%) Front Office
5 8 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.64%) Advertising
6 5 (1.64%) Publishing
7 4 (1.32%) Law
7 4 (1.32%) Back Office
7 4 (1.32%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.99%) Korean Language
8 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.99%) Legal
8 3 (0.99%) Games
9 2 (0.66%) Electronics
9 2 (0.66%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.84%) HTML
2 33 (10.86%) CSS
3 26 (8.55%) .NET
4 12 (3.95%) ASP.NET
4 12 (3.95%) jQuery
5 10 (3.29%) HTML5
6 8 (2.63%) XML
7 7 (2.30%) JSON
8 5 (1.64%) SOAP
9 4 (1.32%) REST
9 4 (1.32%) CSS3
10 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.99%) Django
10 3 (0.99%) Ajax
10 3 (0.99%) J2EE
11 2 (0.66%) Web Services
11 2 (0.66%) XSLT
11 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.66%) WPF
11 2 (0.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.92%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.96%) Mathematics
4 8 (2.63%) MPEG
4 8 (2.63%) STB
5 6 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.64%) Derivative
6 5 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.64%) User Experience
7 4 (1.32%) Physics
7 4 (1.32%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.99%) NHS
8 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.84%) Windows
2 22 (7.24%) UNIX
3 14 (4.61%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.96%) Linux
5 6 (1.97%) Android
6 5 (1.64%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.32%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.66%) Solaris
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.33%) SUSE
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (10.86%) Project Management
2 30 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (4.93%) E-Commerce
3 15 (4.93%) Risk Management
4 13 (4.28%) PRINCE2
5 11 (3.62%) Change Management
5 11 (3.62%) OO
6 10 (3.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (3.29%) Time Management
7 9 (2.96%) Data Analysis
7 9 (2.96%) Software Testing
8 8 (2.63%) Test Planning
8 8 (2.63%) OOP
8 8 (2.63%) MVC
8 8 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (2.30%) Project Planning
9 7 (2.30%) Regression Testing
9 7 (2.30%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.30%) Change Control
10 6 (1.97%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.39%) SQL
2 31 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 24 (7.89%) C#
4 22 (7.24%) VBA
5 17 (5.59%) Java
6 16 (5.26%) Python
7 15 (4.93%) PHP
8 11 (3.62%) C++
9 8 (2.63%) C
9 8 (2.63%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.30%) VBScript
11 5 (1.64%) Perl
12 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.66%) VB
13 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.66%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.66%) Ruby
13 2 (0.66%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 47 (15.46%) Degree
2 13 (4.28%) ISEB
3 12 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.32%) PhD
7 4 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.99%) CCNA
9 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.66%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.66%) PMP
9 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.66%) CFA
9 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.33%) CCENT
10 1 (0.33%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.30%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.99%) vSphere
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.33%) Netcool
3 1 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 55 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.92%) Oracle
3 15 (4.93%) Adobe
4 11 (3.62%) Cisco
5 10 (3.29%) HP
5 10 (3.29%) SAP
6 9 (2.96%) VMware
7 4 (1.32%) Juniper
7 4 (1.32%) Dell
8 3 (0.99%) IBM
8 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.99%) F5
9 2 (0.66%) Tableau
9 2 (0.66%) Symantec
9 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.66%) Citrix
9 2 (0.66%) Avaya
9 2 (0.66%) Google
9 2 (0.66%) Zend
10 1 (0.33%) Syncsort
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