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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 111 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 14 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.88% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.95% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Average daily rate
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£210 £270 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £119 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £289 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £225 £228
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 £18.75 £18.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+833.33% -0.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.53 £12.75 £15.14
% change year-on-year
-17.39% -15.75%
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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 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
2591 2322 2501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.17% 93.37% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1114 1180
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 88 124
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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
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 22 September 2014. 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
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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 -10 7 £204 -15.97% 4
Edinburgh -5 6 £213 -21.29% 4
Dundee - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
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Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Banking
3 9 (21.43%) JSF
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Java
3 9 (21.43%) JBoss
4 8 (19.05%) UML
4 8 (19.05%) OO
4 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 8 (19.05%) Oracle
4 8 (19.05%) Web Services
4 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
4 8 (19.05%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) JPA
4 8 (19.05%) Apache CXF
4 8 (19.05%) Use Case
5 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (14.29%) SOA
6 6 (14.29%) Degree
6 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (11.90%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
7 5 (11.90%) RichFaces
7 5 (11.90%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
8 4 (9.52%) HNC
8 4 (9.52%) HND
8 4 (9.52%) MS Project

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.52%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Maven
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) JSF
2 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
2 8 (19.05%) JPA
2 8 (19.05%) Apache CXF
2 8 (19.05%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) RichFaces
4 4 (9.52%) .NET
4 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.14%) HTML
6 2 (4.76%) JSP
7 1 (2.38%) XML
7 1 (2.38%) JavaBeans
7 1 (2.38%) EJB
7 1 (2.38%) CSS
7 1 (2.38%) J2EE
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.38%) Spring
7 1 (2.38%) WPF
7 1 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) UNIX
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) UML
2 8 (19.05%) OO
2 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
2 8 (19.05%) Use Case
2 8 (19.05%) Scrum
3 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 6 (14.29%) SOA
4 5 (11.90%) Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.38%) Analytics
8 1 (2.38%) Coaching
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) HNC
2 4 (9.52%) HND
3 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) JBoss
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
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