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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 112 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 12 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.66% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.69% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 4
Median daily rate £145 £233 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.63% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £176 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £350 £213
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £216 £213
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.37 £14.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% -92.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.13 £12.50 £10.53
% change year-on-year
+21.00% +18.68%
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
2081 3033 2593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.25% 95.17% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1572 1396
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 66
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Glasgow +9 6 £175 -36.36% 4
Edinburgh +9 2 - - 3
Dundee +1 2 £113 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 - 1
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 (48.98%) Finance
2 16 (32.65%) Project Management
3 13 (26.53%) Business Development
4 12 (24.49%) Degree
4 12 (24.49%) Legal
5 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
6 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
7 9 (18.37%) Banking
7 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
8 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.29%) SQL
9 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (12.24%) Migration
10 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.20%) C#
11 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
12 4 (8.16%) HTML
12 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
12 4 (8.16%) .NET
12 4 (8.16%) MS Project
12 4 (8.16%) MS Office
12 4 (8.16%) Law
12 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
13 3 (6.12%) QA
13 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
13 3 (6.12%) Retail
13 3 (6.12%) Retail Banking
13 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
13 3 (6.12%) Windows

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 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
1 4 (8.16%) MS Project
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.04%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DHCP
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) FTP
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
1 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.04%) LAN
1 1 (2.04%) LDAP
1 1 (2.04%) SMTP
1 1 (2.04%) SNMP
1 1 (2.04%) SSH
1 1 (2.04%) VoIP
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) MS Access
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
3 1 (2.04%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.04%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.04%) Robot Framework
1 1 (2.04%) Selenium
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Legal
3 9 (18.37%) Banking
4 4 (8.16%) Law
5 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 3 (6.12%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.04%) Games
6 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) CSS
3 2 (4.08%) HTML5
3 2 (4.08%) jQuery
3 2 (4.08%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.04%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) EMV
5 1 (2.04%) iSeries
5 1 (2.04%) Physics
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Debian
3 1 (2.04%) SUSE
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Project Management
2 13 (26.53%) Business Development
3 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.08%) Investment Management
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL
5 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Wireframes
6 1 (2.04%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (2.04%) Defect Management
6 1 (2.04%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (2.04%) ETL Development
6 1 (2.04%) Front End Development
6 1 (2.04%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.04%) Prototyping
6 1 (2.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.04%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) RPG
5 1 (2.04%) RPG IV
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) HND
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) BT
2 1 (2.04%) Computacenter
2 1 (2.04%) HP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.04%) Virgin Media
2 1 (2.04%) VMware