The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 45 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.89% 0.48% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.51% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£173 - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £267 £213
% change year-on-year
-25.09% +25.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.60 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -14.28%
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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 Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
327 195 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.03% 93.30% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 93 118
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
2 1 (14.29%) Novell
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) CSS

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Novell