The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 254 211 227
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 4 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£145 £203 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.39% -19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £177 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £225 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-21.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £11.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Junior Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Junior Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Junior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Berkshire -3 3 £115 - 4
Oxfordshire - 1 £220 - 7
Surrey - - - - 6
West Sussex - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 3
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 3
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) PHP
2 8 (66.67%) HTML5
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) CSS3
5 5 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) Ajax
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Subversion
6 3 (25.00%) OOP
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) LAMP
6 3 (25.00%) User Experience
7 2 (16.67%) FuelPHP
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) HTML5
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) LAMP
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) FuelPHP
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) DOM
7 1 (8.33%) XSL
7 1 (8.33%) XHTML
7 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (8.33%) JSF
7 1 (8.33%) J2EE
7 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
7 1 (8.33%) Laravel
7 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Web Development
1 5 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (25.00%) OOP
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle