The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 141 132 124
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £113 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -64.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%
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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 North West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2978 2575 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.17% 90.93% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1290 1390
Average daily rate £350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 189 213
Average hourly rate £16.08 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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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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
Manchester -9 2 - - 6
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 5
Lancashire - - - - 3
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Django
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) R
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) SignalR
3 1 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (14.29%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Django
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (14.29%) SignalR
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) R
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft