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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 120 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 24 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.39% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.42% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 21
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£269 £210 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.09% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £195 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £279 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £200 £244
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £51.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.00%
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
2973 2594 2367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.46% 92.05% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1894 1547 1424
Average daily rate £380 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 147 171
Average hourly rate £22.60 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.11% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £37.20 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram 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 February 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 -8 6 £286 +36.30% 16
Devon - 5 £103 - 2
Somerset - 5 £287 - 3
Wiltshire - 4 £438 - 6
Gloucestershire - 2 £297 - 5
Dorset - 1 - - 8
Cornwall - - - - 1
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Project Management
3 9 (16.98%) PHP
3 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
3 9 (16.98%) MVC
3 9 (16.98%) Data Integration
4 8 (15.09%) MySQL
4 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.32%) SAP
6 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
6 5 (9.43%) MS Office
6 5 (9.43%) OO
6 5 (9.43%) Banking
7 4 (7.55%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.55%) MS Project
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
7 4 (7.55%) SQL
7 4 (7.55%) LAN
7 4 (7.55%) WAN
7 4 (7.55%) ITIL
7 4 (7.55%) Windows
7 4 (7.55%) Symfony
7 4 (7.55%) Laravel
7 4 (7.55%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL V2
8 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.66%) C#
8 3 (5.66%) HTML

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Office
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Project
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Agresso
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) LAN
1 4 (7.55%) WAN
2 2 (3.77%) DHCP
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (3.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) MS Access
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Symfony
1 4 (7.55%) CodeIgniter
1 4 (7.55%) Laravel
2 3 (5.66%) jQuery
2 3 (5.66%) HTML
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) XHTML
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) WCF
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
2 2 (3.77%) Online Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Project Management
2 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
2 9 (16.98%) MVC
3 5 (9.43%) OO
4 4 (7.55%) ITIL
4 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
4 4 (7.55%) Web Application Development
5 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL V2
5 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.77%) Network Management
7 1 (1.89%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.89%) Migration
7 1 (1.89%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) PHP
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) Perl
4 2 (3.77%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) MOS
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.77%) PMP
2 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) OpenView
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) F5
3 2 (3.77%) HP
3 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Zend
4 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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