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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 103 81 96
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 24 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 1.05% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.12% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 4
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£213 £268 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.56% +18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £121 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £287 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 £18.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+833.33% +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.53 £12.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -29.41%
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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
2529 2318 2507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.30% 93.73% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1124 1142
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 85 108
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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
Edinburgh -6 14 £213 -20.56% 3
Glasgow -4 9 £259 +20.34% 6
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 9 (20.45%) Java
3 9 (20.45%) JBoss
3 9 (20.45%) JSF
4 8 (18.18%) Use Case
4 8 (18.18%) JPA
4 8 (18.18%) Apache CXF
4 8 (18.18%) UML
4 8 (18.18%) OO
4 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 8 (18.18%) Oracle
4 8 (18.18%) Web Services
4 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 8 (18.18%) Scrum
5 7 (15.91%) Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.91%) Degree
6 6 (13.64%) SOA
7 5 (11.36%) RichFaces
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
8 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 4 (9.09%) Retail Banking
8 4 (9.09%) Retail
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 4 (9.09%) HNC
8 4 (9.09%) HND

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Maven
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) JSF
2 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 8 (18.18%) JPA
2 8 (18.18%) Apache CXF
2 8 (18.18%) Web Services
3 5 (11.36%) RichFaces
4 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) JSP
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) Spring
6 1 (2.27%) WPF
6 1 (2.27%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) JavaBeans
6 1 (2.27%) EJB
6 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) UNIX
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) UML
1 8 (18.18%) OO
1 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
1 8 (18.18%) Scrum
1 8 (18.18%) Use Case
2 7 (15.91%) Project Management
3 6 (13.64%) SOA
4 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Workflow
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.55%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) HNC
2 4 (9.09%) HND
3 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) JBoss
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Apple
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