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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 127 113 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 17 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.75% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.81% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 7
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£170 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £198 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £379 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £267 £213
% change year-on-year
-25.09% +25.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £9.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -14.28%
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
2999 2857 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.72% 93.12% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1911 1860 1233
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 172 140
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Bristol -1 9 £170 -35.23% 18
Wiltshire -7 4 £160 -46.66% 2
Devon +1 2 - - 2
Dorset - 2 £181 - 7
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
4 7 (20.00%) SAP
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) MS Project
6 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
6 4 (11.43%) Degree
6 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Banking
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.57%) Windows
7 3 (8.57%) HTML
8 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.71%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) CSS
8 2 (5.71%) Linux
8 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
8 2 (5.71%) Python
8 2 (5.71%) MS Office
8 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) MS Access
8 2 (5.71%) LAN
8 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (5.71%) Telecoms

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.86%) WordPress
1 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Project
2 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.71%) MS Office
4 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) SMS
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MS Access
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) gulp
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
3 1 (2.86%) Sass
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) JSP
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) Flash
3 1 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) RMADS
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.86%) CESG
3 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.86%) Animation
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) Social Network
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Project Management
2 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
2 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
2 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (5.71%) Validation
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
3 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (2.86%) DevOps
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) Time Management
4 1 (2.86%) Fund Accounting
4 1 (2.86%) Data Entry
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.71%) Perl
1 2 (5.71%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Tableau
4 1 (2.86%) Facebook
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) TippingPoint
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