The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
England / South West
Rank 118 127 116
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 14 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.53% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.56% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 12
Median daily rate £210 £250 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £181 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £238 £228
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £122.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1261.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £12.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-7.84% -1.92%

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
2457 2868 2917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.49% 95.79% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1954 1867
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 155 196
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Junior in the job title.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +2 6 £213 -22.72% 4
Bristol +4 4 £240 +28.24% 8
Somerset - 2 £115 - 4
Gloucestershire +1 1 £130 -50.47% 5
Devon - 1 £165 - 2
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Project Management
2 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (11.90%) Gantt Chart
5 5 (11.90%) HTML
5 5 (11.90%) C#
5 5 (11.90%) .NET
5 5 (11.90%) MS Office
5 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.90%) Windows
5 5 (11.90%) Degree
6 4 (9.52%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.52%) Change Control
7 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Puppet
7 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 3 (7.14%) ITIL
7 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) RIA

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) SAN
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) jQuery
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) React
3 1 (2.38%) WCF
3 1 (2.38%) WinForms
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) RIA
2 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Biology
3 1 (2.38%) Chemistry
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Project Management
1 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (11.90%) Gantt Chart
2 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (9.52%) Change Control
3 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.14%) Analytics
4 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Web Development
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Business Analytics
5 2 (4.76%) Business Forecasting
5 2 (4.76%) Document Management
5 2 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Project Governance
5 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.76%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) HNC
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) PMP
4 1 (2.38%) APMP
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) GxP
1 1 (2.38%) MiFID
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Nessus
2 1 (2.38%) QRadar
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Dell
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix
3 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.38%) ScanSafe