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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 262 231 255
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 165 189 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.82% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.89% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 123 116
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£225 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £125 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £215
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +27.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.40 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £135.00 £13.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £10.25 £12.83
% change year-on-year
+56.09% -20.07%
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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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 -12 40 £250 +5.15% 43
Ilford - 3 £173 -
Bromley -1 2 £265 +17.77% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £450 -
Hounslow - 1 £190 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £350 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 75 (25.77%) Finance
2 51 (17.53%) Microsoft
3 46 (15.81%) SQL
4 45 (15.46%) MS Excel
5 44 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (13.75%) Windows
7 35 (12.03%) Banking
8 33 (11.34%) MS Office
9 32 (11.00%) JavaScript
10 30 (10.31%) Project Management
11 29 (9.97%) Degree
12 28 (9.62%) HTML
12 28 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (8.93%) User Experience
13 26 (8.93%) .NET
14 25 (8.59%) CSS
15 24 (8.25%) C#
16 21 (7.22%) JIRA
17 20 (6.87%) Telecoms
18 18 (6.19%) Migration
18 18 (6.19%) ITIL
19 17 (5.84%) Java
19 17 (5.84%) Android
19 17 (5.84%) HTML5
20 16 (5.50%) PRINCE2
21 15 (5.15%) Cisco
22 14 (4.81%) Active Directory
22 14 (4.81%) UNIX
22 14 (4.81%) Security Cleared
22 14 (4.81%) QA

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (2.41%) CMS
2 6 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.72%) Confluence
4 4 (1.37%) Lync
4 4 (1.37%) Node.js
4 4 (1.37%) IIS
5 3 (1.03%) Alfresco
5 3 (1.03%) nginx
6 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.69%) WordPress
6 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.69%) SAS
7 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.34%) Drupal
7 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 45 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 33 (11.34%) MS Office
3 14 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (4.12%) Photoshop
5 10 (3.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (2.75%) MS Project
7 5 (1.72%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.72%) Acrobat
8 3 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.34%) InDesign
9 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.03%) Office 365
1 3 (1.03%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.69%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.09%) LAN
2 8 (2.75%) WAN
2 8 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.06%) DNS
3 6 (2.06%) Internet
3 6 (2.06%) Wireless
4 4 (1.37%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.37%) Network Security
4 4 (1.37%) DHCP
4 4 (1.37%) LDAP
4 4 (1.37%) VoIP
5 3 (1.03%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (1.03%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.03%) HTTP
6 2 (0.69%) Skype
6 2 (0.69%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.69%) VPN
6 2 (0.69%) MPLS
6 2 (0.69%) Firewall
6 2 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.37%) MS Access
2 4 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.37%) MySQL
3 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.69%) Big Data
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.69%) QlikView
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.69%) DB2
5 1 (0.34%) OLAP
5 1 (0.34%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 21 (7.22%) JIRA
2 6 (2.06%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.06%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.37%) Maven
4 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.37%) JUnit
5 3 (1.03%) Subversion
5 3 (1.03%) JMeter
5 3 (1.03%) Gradle
5 3 (1.03%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.69%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (0.69%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.69%) Xcode
6 2 (0.69%) NUnit
6 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.34%) Selenium
7 1 (0.34%) Mocha
General
1 75 (25.77%) Finance
2 35 (12.03%) Banking
3 20 (6.87%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.44%) Retail
5 10 (3.44%) Legal
6 6 (2.06%) Law
7 5 (1.72%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.37%) Advertising
8 4 (1.37%) Publishing
8 4 (1.37%) Front Office
8 4 (1.37%) Back Office
9 2 (0.69%) Games
9 2 (0.69%) Billing
9 2 (0.69%) Marketing
9 2 (0.69%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.62%) HTML
2 26 (8.93%) .NET
3 25 (8.59%) CSS
4 17 (5.84%) HTML5
5 11 (3.78%) jQuery
6 9 (3.09%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.75%) Web Services
8 7 (2.41%) XML
8 7 (2.41%) CSS3
9 6 (2.06%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.06%) JSON
10 5 (1.72%) SOAP
10 5 (1.72%) WPF
11 4 (1.37%) Backbone.js
12 3 (1.03%) Sass
12 3 (1.03%) LESS
12 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.03%) Drools
12 3 (1.03%) Apache CXF
12 3 (1.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.93%) User Experience
3 11 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.44%) iPhone
4 10 (3.44%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.09%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.75%) Derivative
6 8 (2.75%) Digital Media
7 7 (2.41%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.41%) NHS
7 7 (2.41%) STB
7 7 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.41%) MPEG
8 6 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.72%) PMI
10 4 (1.37%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.37%) W3C
10 4 (1.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 4 (1.37%) Graphic Design
10 4 (1.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.75%) Windows
2 17 (5.84%) Android
3 14 (4.81%) UNIX
4 13 (4.47%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.78%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.44%) Linux
7 7 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.37%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.03%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.03%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.69%) Solaris
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (10.31%) Project Management
3 18 (6.19%) ITIL
3 18 (6.19%) Migration
4 16 (5.50%) PRINCE2
5 11 (3.78%) Regression Testing
6 10 (3.44%) Change Management
6 10 (3.44%) CRM
6 10 (3.44%) Software Testing
7 9 (3.09%) Scrum
7 9 (3.09%) Analytics
8 8 (2.75%) Test Automation
8 8 (2.75%) Mobile Development
8 8 (2.75%) E-Commerce
8 8 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (2.75%) Business Analysis
9 7 (2.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (2.41%) Test Scripting
9 7 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (2.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.81%) SQL
2 32 (11.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (8.25%) C#
4 17 (5.84%) Java
5 9 (3.09%) C++
6 8 (2.75%) VB.NET
6 8 (2.75%) Objective-C
7 7 (2.41%) VBA
7 7 (2.41%) VBScript
8 6 (2.06%) C
8 6 (2.06%) Ruby
9 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.03%) PHP
9 3 (1.03%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.03%) Python
10 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.69%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.34%) PHP5
11 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (9.97%) Degree
2 14 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (3.78%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.75%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.75%) CCNA
4 8 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.41%) ISEB
6 4 (1.37%) HND
6 4 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.03%) PMP
7 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.69%) MCSE
8 2 (0.69%) PhD
8 2 (0.69%) APMP
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.81%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) FATCA
System Software
1 14 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.03%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.34%) vSphere
3 1 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.72%) SCCM
3 3 (1.03%) DameWare
3 3 (1.03%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.03%) logstash
3 3 (1.03%) Kibana
3 3 (1.03%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.34%) Control-M
4 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.15%) Cisco
3 12 (4.12%) HP
4 9 (3.09%) Oracle
4 9 (3.09%) Adobe
5 6 (2.06%) VMware
6 5 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.72%) Google
6 5 (1.72%) Dell
7 3 (1.03%) Murex
7 3 (1.03%) Tableau
8 2 (0.69%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.69%) Twitter
8 2 (0.69%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.69%) Mitel
8 2 (0.69%) Apple
8 2 (0.69%) Citrix
8 2 (0.69%) Avaya
8 2 (0.69%) Juniper
9 1 (0.34%) Cerner
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