The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 129 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 15 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.69% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.74% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £265 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £200 £244
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 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
3160 2562 2180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.10% 93.71% 91.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1718 1309 1069
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 204 182
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 27 February 2015.

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
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Cheshire +5 9 £300 +17.64% 7
Manchester -15 3 - - 28
Merseyside -14 1 £60 - 2
Lancashire - - - - 4
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
2 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
3 6 (17.65%) MS Project
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) Matrix Management
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Local Government
5 3 (8.82%) Kanban
5 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Banking
6 2 (5.88%) Finance
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) HTML
6 2 (5.88%) .NET
6 2 (5.88%) MySQL
6 2 (5.88%) SLA
6 2 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) XHTML
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.88%) Web Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Project
1 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Local Government
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) XHTML
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) Django
2 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) NHS
1 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.94%) SCADA
1 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
1 1 (2.94%) User Experience
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
2 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 5 (14.71%) Matrix Management
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) Kanban
4 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.88%) Web Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Line Management
6 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) PHP
2 2 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.94%) F5
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco
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