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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 151 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 15 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.84% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.89% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 7
Median daily rate £125 £194 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £65 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £360 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.12%
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
3705 3487 2964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.61% 94.65% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2255 1980 1583
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 208 205
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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
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 31 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
Manchester -25 4 £375 +108.33% 27
Merseyside -9 3 £125 +92.30%
Cheshire -13 3 £125 -48.45% 11
Lancashire +1 1 - - 4
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 West region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 7 (19.44%) Project Management
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) CSS
2 5 (13.89%) Web Development
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.11%) .NET
3 4 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.33%) C++
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.33%) PMI
4 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.33%) OO
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) jQuery
4 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Graphic Design

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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
1 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.56%) YouTrack
2 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) German Language
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) CSS
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.33%) PMI
3 2 (5.56%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Project Management
2 5 (13.89%) Web Development
3 4 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.33%) OO
4 3 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.56%) BPR
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
5 2 (5.56%) MVC
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C++
2 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Remedy
2 2 (5.56%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) Capita
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
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