The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 127 151 130
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 24 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.22% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 4
Median daily rate £176 £350 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.64% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £109 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £408 £221
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £200 £223
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.02 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +19.04%
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 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
3246 4058 2966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.33% 95.28% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2055 2423 1638
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 204 199
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +4.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Junior
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 across the North West region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Junior
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 across the North West region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Manchester +9 14 £214 -38.92% 21
Cheshire +13 6 £101 -71.44% 2
Merseyside +11 3 £180 +75.60%
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 West region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 8 (21.05%) Project Management
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.16%) Defect Management
4 5 (13.16%) Web Testing
4 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (10.53%) Web Development
5 4 (10.53%) Degree
5 4 (10.53%) Java
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
6 3 (7.89%) HTML
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.89%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) Mobile Games
6 3 (7.89%) Games
6 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.26%) Change Control
7 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.26%) YouTrack
7 2 (5.26%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
7 2 (5.26%) Tableau

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) SAS
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Network Security
1 1 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) YouTrack
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) MorphX
3 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.63%) WiX
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Project Management
2 5 (13.16%) Defect Management
2 5 (13.16%) Web Testing
3 4 (10.53%) Web Development
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) CRM
4 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Change Control
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) MVC
5 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Java
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
2 1 (2.63%) VB
2 1 (2.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Tableau
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Remedy
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Teradata
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