The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Developer
Rank 74 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £115 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £175 £225
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.75 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +40.00%
Junior Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
927 834 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.11% 95.21% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 447 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 22 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Junior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Junior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Junior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Junior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (16.67%) NuGet
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Game Development
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Perforce
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin