The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 108 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 15 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.66% 0.70% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.74% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
Median daily rate £121 £233 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.84% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £202 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £343 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £223 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.37 - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
Junior
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2150 3104 2629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.84% 94.98% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1610 1349
Median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 76 52
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £41.00 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Junior in the job title.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Junior
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 7 £214 -3.17%
Glasgow +7 5 £140 -49.27%
Dundee +5 2 £113 - 1
North Lanarkshire +9 1 - -
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 24 (48.00%) Finance
2 16 (32.00%) Project Management
3 13 (26.00%) Business Development
4 12 (24.00%) Degree
4 12 (24.00%) Legal
5 11 (22.00%) Banking
5 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (14.00%) SQL
8 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.00%) HTML
9 6 (12.00%) Retail
9 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
11 4 (8.00%) C#
11 4 (8.00%) MS Project
11 4 (8.00%) MS Office
11 4 (8.00%) CSS
11 4 (8.00%) Law
11 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (8.00%) Migration
11 4 (8.00%) Retail Banking
11 4 (8.00%) User Experience
11 4 (8.00%) HTML5
12 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
12 3 (6.00%) jQuery
12 3 (6.00%) Computer Science

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
1 4 (8.00%) MS Project
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) KANA IQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DHCP
1 1 (2.00%) DNS
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) FTP
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.00%) LAN
1 1 (2.00%) LDAP
1 1 (2.00%) SMTP
1 1 (2.00%) SNMP
1 1 (2.00%) SSH
1 1 (2.00%) VoIP
1 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) MS Access
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 24 (48.00%) Finance
2 12 (24.00%) Legal
3 11 (22.00%) Banking
4 6 (12.00%) Retail
5 4 (8.00%) Law
5 4 (8.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.00%) Games
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) HTML
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
2 4 (8.00%) HTML5
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.00%) jQuery
4 2 (4.00%) Ajax
4 2 (4.00%) CSS3
4 2 (4.00%) JSON
4 2 (4.00%) Sass
4 2 (4.00%) XHTML
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.00%) WPF
5 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) User Experience
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.00%) Copywriting
6 1 (2.00%) EMV
6 1 (2.00%) iSeries
6 1 (2.00%) Physics
6 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Unix
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Debian
3 1 (2.00%) SUSE
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Project Management
2 13 (26.00%) Business Development
3 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.00%) Migration
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.00%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.00%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL
7 2 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.00%) Scrum
7 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Web Development
7 2 (4.00%) Wireframes
8 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.00%) RPG
5 1 (2.00%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) HND
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) BT
2 1 (2.00%) Computacenter
2 1 (2.00%) HP
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.00%) Virgin Media
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