The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 112 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 16 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.55% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.58% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Average daily rate £209 £255 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.13% +168.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £150 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £333 £199
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.84 - £11.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £13.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -1.78%
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
2399 2593 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.00% 95.82% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1446 1055
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 65
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow +17 8 £127 -15.33% 5
West Lothian +3 3 - -
Edinburgh -12 3 - - 3
Fife 0 1 - -
Renfrewshire -7 1 £255 - 2
Stirling - 1 £300 -
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 4 (12.12%) Process Improvement
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.09%) MS Office
6 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 3 (9.09%) SCCM
6 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) QlikView
7 2 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security
7 2 (6.06%) VLAN
7 2 (6.06%) Retail
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Web Services
7 2 (6.06%) Java

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.06%) VLAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) SNMP
2 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) QlikView
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.03%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Solaris
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Project Management
2 4 (12.12%) Process Improvement
2 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.09%) Change Management
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) ETL
4 2 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.03%) Dependency Management
5 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.03%) Process Management
5 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Java
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
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