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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 116 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 25 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 0.66% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.69% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 18
Median daily rate £204 £250 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.50% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £102 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £120.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.50% +1163.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.66 £120.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £120.00 £9.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
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
2579 3052 3232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.20% 95.73% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 2052 2092
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 158 230
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +11 8 £240 +93.92% 8
Wiltshire 0 8 £254 -11.73% 3
Somerset +27 3 £120 +48.14% 3
Gloucestershire +2 2 £175 -41.66% 5
Devon +7 1 £165 -34.00% 2
Dorset -8 1 £200 -16.14% 6
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.28%) Finance
3 8 (17.02%) Project Management
4 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.77%) SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.64%) Degree
6 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (10.64%) Gantt Chart
6 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.64%) C#
6 5 (10.64%) HTML
6 5 (10.64%) .NET
6 5 (10.64%) MS Office
6 5 (10.64%) Windows
7 4 (8.51%) Linux
7 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
7 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
7 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.38%) RIA
8 3 (6.38%) jQuery
8 3 (6.38%) Puppet
8 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.38%) Analytics
8 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.38%) Web Development

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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) SAN
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
1 5 (10.64%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) CSS
2 3 (6.38%) jQuery
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) React
4 1 (2.13%) WCF
4 1 (2.13%) WinForms
4 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) RIA
2 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Biology
3 1 (2.13%) Chemistry
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Project Management
2 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (10.64%) Gantt Chart
3 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing
4 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) Analytics
5 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL
5 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.38%) Web Development
6 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Business Forecasting
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.26%) Document Management
6 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.26%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.38%) PHP
4 2 (4.26%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) HNC
4 2 (4.26%) PMP
5 1 (2.13%) APMP
5 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) GxP
1 1 (2.13%) MiFID
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Nessus
2 1 (2.13%) QRadar
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Dell
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.13%) ScanSafe