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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Developer
Rank 589 562 559
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 68 99 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 47 48
Median daily rate £225 £217 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £106 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £331 £287
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £150 £200
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £8.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £22.10 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £10.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+110.00% -13.04%

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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 0 64 £214 +3.01% 233
London -25 32 £250 +1.01% 88
South East +11 11 £190 -26.47% 41
South West +6 5 £200 -21.56% 14
West Midlands -20 5 £268 - 16
Yorkshire +11 4 £150 +71.42% 12
City of London +9 4 £280 +3.70% 23
West Yorkshire - 4 £150 - 6
Warwickshire - 4 - -
North West +18 3 £203 - 19
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £89 -75.85% 2
Manchester -1 3 £203 - 14
Wiltshire - 3 - - 3
Swindon - 3 - - 1
Scotland +7 2 £285 +31.63% 4
East of England -1 2 £231 - 28
Northamptonshire -5 2 £200 +128.57% 6
Oxfordshire -8 2 £225 +50.00% 8
East Midlands -11 2 £200 +70.21% 12
Dorset - 2 £200 - 3
East Sussex - 2 £275 - 3
Hampshire - 2 £190 - 10
Warwick - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £275 - 2
Cambridgeshire +20 1 £175 - 8
Milton Keynes +16 1 - - 2
Glasgow +12 1 £245 -30.00% 1
Reading +11 1 £88 - 2
Berkshire +4 1 £88 - 7

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 (40.28%) HTML
2 51 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 47 (32.64%) CSS
4 41 (28.47%) SQL
5 36 (25.00%) .NET
6 34 (23.61%) C#
7 32 (22.22%) PHP
8 31 (21.53%) Web Development
9 29 (20.14%) jQuery
9 29 (20.14%) Java
10 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 26 (18.06%) MySQL
12 24 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (14.58%) HTML5
14 19 (13.19%) CSS3
15 17 (11.81%) Python
16 16 (11.11%) MVC
16 16 (11.11%) Front End Development
17 15 (10.42%) Microsoft
17 15 (10.42%) ASP.NET
17 15 (10.42%) Degree
18 14 (9.72%) Git (software)
19 13 (9.03%) Finance
20 11 (7.64%) WordPress
20 11 (7.64%) Oracle
21 10 (6.94%) Computer Science
22 9 (6.25%) Django
22 9 (6.25%) C++
22 9 (6.25%) XML
23 8 (5.56%) Linux

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 11 (7.64%) WordPress
2 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.78%) Drupal
4 3 (2.08%) CMS
4 3 (2.08%) Confluence
4 3 (2.08%) IIS
5 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.69%) JBoss
6 1 (0.69%) Jetty
6 1 (0.69%) Moodle
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.69%) HipChat
4 1 (0.69%) InDesign
4 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) GitHub
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) Network Security
2 2 (1.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) DVB
3 1 (0.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.69%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.69%) Skype
3 1 (0.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 26 (18.06%) MySQL
3 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.39%) MS Access
6 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.69%) DB2
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.69%) QlikView
7 1 (0.69%) QualityStage
7 1 (0.69%) Redis
7 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.47%) Bitbucket
2 5 (3.47%) JIRA
3 4 (2.78%) Maven
3 4 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.08%) Grunt
5 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.39%) JUnit
5 2 (1.39%) Subversion
6 1 (0.69%) Ant
6 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.69%) Gradle
6 1 (0.69%) MorphX
6 1 (0.69%) NUnit
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.69%) Selenium
6 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.69%) WiX
General
1 13 (9.03%) Finance
2 6 (4.17%) Marketing
3 5 (3.47%) Retail
3 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.78%) Advertising
5 2 (1.39%) Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.39%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (40.28%) HTML
2 47 (32.64%) CSS
3 36 (25.00%) .NET
4 29 (20.14%) jQuery
5 21 (14.58%) HTML5
6 19 (13.19%) CSS3
7 15 (10.42%) ASP.NET
8 9 (6.25%) Django
8 9 (6.25%) XML
9 7 (4.86%) Ajax
9 7 (4.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (4.86%) WCF
10 6 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.17%) JSON
10 6 (4.17%) LESS
11 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (3.47%) Sass
11 5 (3.47%) Spring
11 5 (3.47%) Symfony
11 5 (3.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.47%) User Experience
4 4 (2.78%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.39%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.69%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.69%) iSeries
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.69%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Physics
7 1 (0.69%) Replication
7 1 (0.69%) STB
7 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.56%) Linux
2 6 (4.17%) Windows
3 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.08%) Unix
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.53%) Web Development
2 24 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 16 (11.11%) MVC
4 6 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 6 (4.17%) Scrum
4 6 (4.17%) TDD
5 5 (3.47%) SDLC
6 4 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (2.78%) CRM
6 4 (2.78%) Data Protection
6 4 (2.78%) ITIL
6 4 (2.78%) Migration
6 4 (2.78%) OO
6 4 (2.78%) Process Improvement
6 4 (2.78%) Test Strategy
6 4 (2.78%) Unit Testing
6 4 (2.78%) Waterfall
7 3 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.42%) JavaScript
2 41 (28.47%) SQL
3 34 (23.61%) C#
4 32 (22.22%) PHP
5 29 (20.14%) Java
6 17 (11.81%) Python
7 9 (6.25%) C++
8 7 (4.86%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.78%) Perl
9 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.08%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.08%) C
10 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.08%) VBA
11 2 (1.39%) Ruby
11 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.39%) VB
11 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) HND
3 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.69%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.69%) Docker
1 1 (0.69%) Postfix
1 1 (0.69%) Squid
1 1 (0.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Ansible
2 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.69%) Kibana
2 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.69%) logstash
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) Rancher
2 1 (0.69%) Terraform
2 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.64%) Oracle
3 5 (3.47%) Zend
4 4 (2.78%) Pega
5 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.39%) hybris
5 2 (1.39%) Sage
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe
6 1 (0.69%) HP
6 1 (0.69%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.69%) IBM
6 1 (0.69%) Juniper
6 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) Sonatype
6 1 (0.69%) Sybase
6 1 (0.69%) VMware
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