The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Junior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Developer
Rank 597 569 558
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 64 93 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 36
Median daily rate £225 £200 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £115 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £8.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -16.27%

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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Junior Developer in the job title.

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Junior Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Junior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Junior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Junior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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
England -24 60 £220 +10.00% 201
London -11 33 £225 -10.00% 61
South East +14 9 £200 - 38
Yorkshire +1 4 £150 +71.42% 18
Warwickshire -4 4 - - 1
West Midlands -34 4 - - 15
West Yorkshire - 4 £150 - 11
City of London +28 3 £225 -8.16% 16
Scotland +15 3 £226 +4.50% 3
South West +8 3 £225 -11.76% 14
North West - 3 £203 - 21
Manchester - 3 £203 - 16
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £89 - 1
Hampshire 0 2 £219 -10.25% 10
Edinburgh 0 2 £128 -41.10% 2
Oxfordshire -4 2 £163 +8.33% 4
East Midlands -6 2 £130 +4.00% 14
Oxford -7 2 £163 - 3
Warwick - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 - -
Exeter - 2 - -
Devon - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +19 1 £175 -12.50% 6
Reading +10 1 - - 3
East of England +7 1 £175 -12.50% 18
Glasgow +7 1 £325 -
Berkshire +4 1 - - 7
Bromley +1 1 - -
North East -25 1 £263 +105.88% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 1 £263 +105.88% 1

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Junior Developer 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 featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 58 (39.19%) HTML
2 51 (34.46%) CSS
3 49 (33.11%) JavaScript
4 39 (26.35%) SQL
5 38 (25.68%) Java
6 36 (24.32%) .NET
7 35 (23.65%) PHP
8 31 (20.95%) C#
8 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (20.27%) Web Development
9 30 (20.27%) SQL Server
10 29 (19.59%) jQuery
11 27 (18.24%) MySQL
12 22 (14.86%) HTML5
13 21 (14.19%) MVC
14 20 (13.51%) CSS3
14 20 (13.51%) Front End Development
15 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET
16 16 (10.81%) Finance
17 15 (10.14%) Python
17 15 (10.14%) Oracle
18 12 (8.11%) Degree
18 12 (8.11%) Microsoft
19 11 (7.43%) Spring
20 10 (6.76%) Computer Science
20 10 (6.76%) WordPress
20 10 (6.76%) User Experience
21 9 (6.08%) Git (software)
21 9 (6.08%) Ajax
22 8 (5.41%) JSON

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (6.76%) WordPress
2 4 (2.70%) CMS
2 4 (2.70%) Drupal
2 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.03%) Jetty
4 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.35%) Confluence
4 2 (1.35%) IIS
4 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) JBoss
5 1 (0.68%) Moodle
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.68%) HipChat
2 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Magento
2 2 (1.35%) KANA IQ
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) GitHub
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) Firebase
2 1 (0.68%) Google Play
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) Network Security
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) DVB
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (0.68%) OpenVPN
2 1 (0.68%) Skype
2 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.24%) MySQL
3 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.35%) MS Access
7 2 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) DB2
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.68%) QlikView
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.73%) Maven
3 4 (2.70%) Ant
3 4 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.03%) Grunt
4 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.03%) JIRA
4 3 (2.03%) JUnit
4 3 (2.03%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.35%) Hudson
5 2 (1.35%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.35%) YouTrack
6 1 (0.68%) Gradle
6 1 (0.68%) gulp
6 1 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.68%) Mockito
6 1 (0.68%) WiX
General
1 16 (10.81%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Marketing
2 7 (4.73%) Retail
3 5 (3.38%) Banking
3 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.03%) Back Office
4 3 (2.03%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.35%) Advertising
5 2 (1.35%) Front Office
5 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.35%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (39.19%) HTML
2 51 (34.46%) CSS
3 36 (24.32%) .NET
4 29 (19.59%) jQuery
5 22 (14.86%) HTML5
6 20 (13.51%) CSS3
7 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET
8 11 (7.43%) Spring
9 9 (6.08%) Ajax
10 8 (5.41%) JSON
10 8 (5.41%) XML
11 7 (4.73%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.73%) Sass
11 7 (4.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.05%) LESS
12 6 (4.05%) WCF
13 5 (3.38%) Symfony
13 5 (3.38%) WPF
14 4 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Computer Science
1 10 (6.76%) User Experience
2 6 (4.05%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.03%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.03%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (2.03%) Interactive TV
5 3 (2.03%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.68%) Equities
7 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.05%) Linux
2 5 (3.38%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.38%) Windows
3 2 (1.35%) Unix
3 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.27%) Web Development
3 21 (14.19%) MVC
4 20 (13.51%) Front End Development
5 8 (5.41%) TDD
6 7 (4.73%) Scrum
7 6 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (4.05%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.05%) Waterfall
8 5 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.38%) iOS Development
8 5 (3.38%) ITIL
8 5 (3.38%) OO
8 5 (3.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (3.38%) SDLC
9 4 (2.70%) CRM
9 4 (2.70%) OOD
9 4 (2.70%) Process Improvement
9 4 (2.70%) Unit Testing
9 4 (2.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.11%) JavaScript
2 39 (26.35%) SQL
3 38 (25.68%) Java
4 35 (23.65%) PHP
5 31 (20.95%) C#
6 15 (10.14%) Python
7 8 (5.41%) C++
8 6 (4.05%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.38%) Perl
10 4 (2.70%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.03%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.03%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.35%) C
12 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.35%) Ruby
12 2 (1.35%) VB
12 2 (1.35%) X++
13 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.68%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) Degree
2 5 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) HND
4 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) QA
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.68%) Docker
1 1 (0.68%) Postfix
1 1 (0.68%) Squid
1 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Ansible
2 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.68%) Kibana
2 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.68%) logstash
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Rancher
2 1 (0.68%) Terraform
2 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (10.14%) Oracle
2 12 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.38%) Zend
4 4 (2.70%) Pega
5 3 (2.03%) Tableau
6 2 (1.35%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.35%) Sage
6 2 (1.35%) Solace
6 2 (1.35%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.35%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) HP
7 1 (0.68%) hybris
7 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.68%) Intershop
7 1 (0.68%) Juniper
7 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.68%) Sonatype
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