The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 60 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.81% 0.41% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.44% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£193 - £178
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 - £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 - £188
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.75 £14.23
% change year-on-year
+14.89% -17.42%
Junior
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
702 459 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.86% 95.23% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 253 248
Average daily rate £403 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 38
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.30 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £22.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Junior
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 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
Oxford -7 6 £193 - 4
Junior
South East

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 6 (37.50%) Adobe
2 6 (37.50%) Apple
2 6 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (37.50%) InDesign
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
2 6 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) UltraEdit
5 1 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) QA
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) Drupal
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (6.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Photoshop
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (37.50%) InDesign
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) UltraEdit
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
2 6 (37.50%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe
1 6 (37.50%) Apple
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Novell