The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 131 124 136
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.099% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £125 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £200 £150
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-25.37% +1.51%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2824 2486 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.63% 92.31% 91.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1177 1510
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 194 231
Average hourly rate £16.63 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Junior Developer
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Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Junior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Junior Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Junior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Junior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Junior Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
Merseyside - 2 - -
Manchester -7 1 - - 8
Cheshire - - - - 6
Lancashire - - - -
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Games
3 3 (37.50%) Game Development
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
5 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (12.50%) iOS Development

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
1 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Game Development
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript