The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 100 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 16 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.19% 0.64% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.68% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Median daily rate £225 £178 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £128 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £194
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.00%
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
1216 740 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.14% 95.36% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 415 342
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 77 19
Median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.14 £18.47 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Junior in the job title.

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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -38 15 £223 +25.35% 4
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Business Development
3 8 (40.00%) Legal
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) REST
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.00%) CRM
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (10.00%) HTML
8 2 (10.00%) CSS
8 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.00%) RESTful
8 2 (10.00%) TDD
8 2 (10.00%) Retail
8 2 (10.00%) Process Management
8 2 (10.00%) Microservices
8 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
8 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (10.00%) API Development
8 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (10.00%) Payment Gateway

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (5.00%) BigMachines
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) OLAP
2 1 (5.00%) OLTP
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) Mason
3 1 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (5.00%) Visualforce
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) Business Development
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) API Development
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Microservices
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Process Management
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.00%) Siebel
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore