The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 124 126 99
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 12 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.68% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.73% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 7
Average daily rate
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£205 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £193 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £191 £250 £229
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £14.96
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -14.77%
Junior
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2873 2735 1904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.67% 92.59% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1810 1789 1146
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 187 138
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Somerset +14 6 £300 - 10
Bristol +1 2 £220 +10.00% 13
Wiltshire -4 2 £183 -32.09% 6
Gloucestershire -16 1 £138 -63.33% 1
Devon - 1 - - 2
Dorset - 1 £188 - 8
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 6 (16.67%) SAP
4 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) HTML
6 3 (8.33%) Banking
6 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.33%) MS Project
6 3 (8.33%) CSS
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (5.56%) Firewall
7 2 (5.56%) Legal
7 2 (5.56%) MS Office
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.56%) SQL
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.56%) LAN
7 2 (5.56%) WAN
7 2 (5.56%) MS Access
7 2 (5.56%) Windows
7 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.56%) QA
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Project
3 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) MS Access
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) Sass
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) JSP
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) RMADS
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Blog
2 1 (2.78%) Social Network
2 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.78%) CESG
2 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.78%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Project Management
2 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Content Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Web Development
5 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
2 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) SAP
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Zend
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.78%) F5
3 1 (2.78%) Facebook
3 1 (2.78%) Twitter
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco