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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 232 272 213
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 191 163 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.65% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.70% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 101 133
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £211 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-6.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 11
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £83.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.57 £12.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-15.48% -24.24%
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
22549 23350 24613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.05% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15536 16044 16216
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 442 614
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +15 41 £244 -11.36% 34
Bromley - 2 - - 1
Brentford - 1 £425 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Greenford - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 92 (23.96%) Finance
2 68 (17.71%) SQL
3 66 (17.19%) Degree
4 56 (14.58%) Windows
5 47 (12.24%) Microsoft
6 46 (11.98%) MS Excel
7 38 (9.90%) Banking
8 37 (9.64%) HTML
9 35 (9.11%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (8.59%) .NET
10 33 (8.59%) Project Management
11 32 (8.33%) MS Office
12 31 (8.07%) CSS
13 30 (7.81%) Computer Science
13 30 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (7.55%) C++
15 27 (7.03%) UNIX
16 25 (6.51%) Active Directory
17 24 (6.25%) SharePoint
17 24 (6.25%) JavaScript
17 24 (6.25%) Windows 7
18 23 (5.99%) PRINCE2
19 22 (5.73%) Adobe
19 22 (5.73%) Risk Management
19 22 (5.73%) Marketing
20 21 (5.47%) Front Office
20 21 (5.47%) Java
20 21 (5.47%) SQL Server
21 20 (5.21%) Oracle
21 20 (5.21%) C#

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (1.82%) SAS
4 5 (1.30%) WordPress
5 4 (1.04%) Drupal
5 4 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.52%) Apache
6 2 (0.52%) Node.js
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.26%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.26%) Lync
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.26%) IIS
7 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 46 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.33%) MS Office
3 14 (3.65%) MS Visio
3 14 (3.65%) Photoshop
3 14 (3.65%) MS Project
4 13 (3.39%) AutoCAD
4 13 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.39%) Revit
5 10 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (1.30%) InDesign
8 3 (0.78%) FastStats
9 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.04%) RMDS
3 3 (0.78%) Magento
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.78%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.26%) Maximo
5 1 (0.26%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.26%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.30%) FTP
3 3 (0.78%) HTTP
3 3 (0.78%) VPN
3 3 (0.78%) LAN
3 3 (0.78%) WAN
3 3 (0.78%) Internet
3 3 (0.78%) Firewall
4 2 (0.52%) SAN
4 2 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.26%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.26%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.26%) LDAP
5 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.26%) VLAN
5 1 (0.26%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.13%) MySQL
3 9 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.04%) OLAP
5 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.26%) DataStage
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.26%) MS Access
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.26%) SQLite
7 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (2.34%) JIRA
2 5 (1.30%) Xcode
3 3 (0.78%) Selenium
3 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.52%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) Maven
5 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.26%) Mocha
5 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.26%) Behat
5 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.26%) Grunt
General
1 92 (23.96%) Finance
2 38 (9.90%) Banking
3 22 (5.73%) Marketing
4 21 (5.47%) Front Office
5 19 (4.95%) Retail
6 15 (3.91%) Financial Institution
7 13 (3.39%) Electronics
7 13 (3.39%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.60%) Back Office
9 7 (1.82%) Publishing
10 6 (1.56%) German Language
11 5 (1.30%) Games
11 5 (1.30%) Legal
12 4 (1.04%) Advertising
13 3 (0.78%) Law
13 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.78%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.52%) Billing
14 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.64%) HTML
2 33 (8.59%) .NET
3 31 (8.07%) CSS
4 19 (4.95%) HTML5
5 15 (3.91%) JSON
5 15 (3.91%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.86%) jQuery
7 9 (2.34%) RESTful
7 9 (2.34%) XML
8 8 (2.08%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.08%) CSS3
9 5 (1.30%) REST
9 5 (1.30%) Ajax
9 5 (1.30%) Web Services
9 5 (1.30%) Cocoa
10 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.78%) XHTML
11 3 (0.78%) SOAP
11 3 (0.78%) Django
12 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.81%) Computer Science
1 30 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.43%) Hedge funds
2 17 (4.43%) Blackberry
3 12 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 7 (1.82%) Market Risk
5 7 (1.82%) STB
6 6 (1.56%) MPEG
6 6 (1.56%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.30%) User Experience
7 5 (1.30%) Statistics
7 5 (1.30%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.04%) Derivative
8 4 (1.04%) Online Games
8 4 (1.04%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.78%) iPhone
9 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.58%) Windows
2 27 (7.03%) UNIX
3 24 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 19 (4.95%) Windows XP
5 18 (4.69%) Linux
6 12 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.30%) Android
8 3 (0.78%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.26%) MVS
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (9.11%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (8.59%) Project Management
3 23 (5.99%) PRINCE2
4 22 (5.73%) Risk Management
5 20 (5.21%) OO
6 19 (4.95%) OOP
7 16 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 16 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 13 (3.39%) Asset Management
8 13 (3.39%) ITIL
9 12 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (3.13%) Analytics
10 11 (2.86%) Test Scripting
11 10 (2.60%) Data Analysis
11 10 (2.60%) MVC
11 10 (2.60%) Change Management
11 10 (2.60%) Change Control
12 8 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (2.08%) ERP
12 8 (2.08%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 68 (17.71%) SQL
2 29 (7.55%) C++
3 24 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.47%) Java
5 20 (5.21%) C#
5 20 (5.21%) PHP
6 18 (4.69%) C
7 13 (3.39%) VBA
8 12 (3.13%) Embedded C
9 7 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.82%) Python
9 7 (1.82%) VBScript
10 6 (1.56%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.30%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.78%) R
12 3 (0.78%) VB
13 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.52%) Ruby
13 2 (0.52%) PHP5
14 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (17.19%) Degree
2 8 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (1.82%) ISEB
4 6 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.04%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.78%) CCNA
7 2 (0.52%) PhD
7 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) MCSE
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.30%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) SLA
2 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) P3O
3 1 (0.26%) EMIR
System Software
1 25 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.34%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.26%) DameWare
4 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.26%) OpenView
4 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 47 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.73%) Adobe
3 20 (5.21%) Oracle
4 13 (3.39%) HP
5 12 (3.13%) Citrix
6 10 (2.60%) Cisco
7 9 (2.34%) SAP
7 9 (2.34%) Remedy
8 6 (1.56%) VMware
8 6 (1.56%) Reuters
8 6 (1.56%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.78%) Avaya
9 3 (0.78%) Juniper
9 3 (0.78%) Zend
9 3 (0.78%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.78%) Altiris
10 2 (0.52%) AppSense
10 2 (0.52%) Dell
10 2 (0.52%) EMC
10 2 (0.52%) IBM
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £340 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £175 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100 - £105 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £16.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago