The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 40 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.90% 1.40% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.45% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£225 £76 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.08% -56.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £208 £251
% change year-on-year
+6.02% -17.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +2.00%
Junior
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
311 207 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.67% 96.28% 90.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 142 109
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 11
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% +72.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.48 £31.92 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Junior
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 November 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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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
Bath -1 2 £238 +211.47% 3
Yeovil - - - - 2
Junior
South West

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
1 4 (57.14%) Batik
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (57.14%) Scala
1 4 (57.14%) CouchDB
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Process Management
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) SVG
1 4 (57.14%) Akka
1 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) CouchDB
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) SVG
1 4 (57.14%) Batik
1 4 (57.14%) Akka
1 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Process Management
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
1 4 (57.14%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP