The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 58 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 11 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.24% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.71% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£264 £195 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £209 £236
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -11.64%
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 £12.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -31.94%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
785 844 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.70% 90.85% 88.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 366 387
Average daily rate £375 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +2.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Junior
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (10.00%) Data Entry
5 2 (10.00%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) HND
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Retail
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) COM
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (10.00%) Data Entry
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) HND
4 1 (5.00%) OCA
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CAPM
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe
4 1 (5.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (5.00%) Huawei
4 1 (5.00%) Actix