The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Consultant
Rank 619 573 575
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Consultant 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.015% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.016% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
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£275 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £7.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £7.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Junior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Junior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior Consultant within the UK.

Junior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Junior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Junior Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior Consultant within the UK.

Junior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
England -27 9 £275 +10.00% 11
London +12 4 £295 +31.11% 7
South East - 3 - - 3
Manchester -7 2 £275 -
North West -9 2 £275 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hook - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Derby - - - -
Folkestone - - - -

Junior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
2 2 (10.53%) System Testing
2 2 (10.53%) BAPI
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) ETL
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Coaching
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) SAP APO
3 1 (5.26%) Reuters
3 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.26%) 3G
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) GAAP
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical

Junior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) BAPI
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Change Management
1 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
1 2 (10.53%) System Testing
1 2 (10.53%) ETL
2 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) ERP
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
2 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.26%) Coaching
2 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) TDD
2 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GAAP
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) DameWare
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Reuters
3 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Altiris
3 1 (5.26%) Syncsort
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft