The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 91 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.65% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.68% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£113 £213 £181
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +17.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £267 £213
% change year-on-year
-25.09% +25.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -14.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1504 1173 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.01% 95.29% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 657 538
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 60 84
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the Manchester region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the Manchester region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Junior
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (33.33%) SAP Basis
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.67%) Underscore.js
4 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) MS Office
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) SAP Basis
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.67%) Underscore.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) OOP
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
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