The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 58 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.13% 0.25% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.26% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £194 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £13.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -1.78%
Junior
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
672 778 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.65% 96.29% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 406 365
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.84 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
3 8 (22.22%) Linux
4 7 (19.44%) Apache
4 7 (19.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (19.44%) Introscope
4 7 (19.44%) CA
4 7 (19.44%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (19.44%) CA Wily
5 6 (16.67%) Remedy
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
6 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
7 4 (11.11%) Validation
7 4 (11.11%) Change Control
7 4 (11.11%) Logistics
7 4 (11.11%) SLA
7 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.33%) People Management
8 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
8 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.33%) HTTP
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.33%) C#
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 3 (8.33%) MS Office

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
2 7 (19.44%) Apache
2 7 (19.44%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (19.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) AutoCAD
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) ATM
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Introscope
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) CMDB
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
4 2 (5.56%) zOS
5 1 (2.78%) HPUX
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Project Management
1 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
2 4 (11.11%) Change Control
2 4 (11.11%) Logistics
2 4 (11.11%) Validation
3 3 (8.33%) People Management
3 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.56%) Data Entry
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.78%) Line Management
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.78%) SDLC
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) CA
2 6 (16.67%) Remedy
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) ILOG
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Lotus
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Sun