The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 79 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 16 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.38% 0.40% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.42% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 6
Average daily rate £220 £115 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.30% -30.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £115 £201
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +18.51%
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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1066 719 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.98% 95.36% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 418 385
Average daily rate £340 £347 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +19.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -23 15 £220 +91.30% 3
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 10 (52.63%) Project Management
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Business Development
3 8 (42.11%) Legal
4 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (10.53%) HTML
8 2 (10.53%) CSS
8 2 (10.53%) Process Management
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Retail
8 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.53%) RESTful
8 2 (10.53%) Microservices
8 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
8 2 (10.53%) REST
8 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
8 2 (10.53%) SDLC
8 2 (10.53%) API Development
8 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (10.53%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (5.26%) Eloqua

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (5.26%) BigMachines
2 1 (5.26%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) Mason
2 1 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (5.26%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Business Development
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) API Development
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Microservices
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Process Management
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Apex Code
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Siebel