The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 57 75 93
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 11 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.27% 0.79% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.86% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £163 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -16.66%
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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 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
788 930 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.68% 91.45% 87.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 449 378
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 34 28
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.83% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.09 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Huawei
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (6.25%) LTE
5 1 (6.25%) Actix

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) Umbraco
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LTE
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) HND
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Huawei
4 1 (6.25%) Actix
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Mapinfo
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