The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 501 488 461
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 83 75 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 58
Average daily rate
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£288 £240 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £140 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £200 £158
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.45 £8.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +1.51%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48756 46361 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29723 26977 29363
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1976 2145 2631
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 10 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Junior Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Junior Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 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 -10 73 £275 +15.78% 196
London +4 40 £235 -9.61% 74
City of London +19 12 £288 +13.30% 34
Yorkshire +9 7 £375 +200.00% 15
South West -24 7 £300 +9.09% 21
West Yorkshire +5 6 £375 +200.00% 10
East of England -19 6 £238 +23.37% 11
Leeds +4 5 £375 +200.00% 6
Wales -14 5 £300 - 1
West Wales - 5 £300 -
Wiltshire - 5 £300 - 4
Swansea - 5 £300 -
Swindon - 5 £300 - 1
South East -13 4 £225 +12.50% 28
Somerset - 4 £300 - 5
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 3
Bath - 4 £300 - 3
North West -2 3 - - 19
Scotland -7 3 £361 +37.61% 4
West Midlands -9 3 - - 11
Edinburgh -18 3 £361 +221.11% 1
Liverpool - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £275 - 4
Merseyside - 2 - - 1
Berkshire -1 1 - - 8
Manchester -3 1 - - 10
Hampshire -9 1 £275 - 3
Bedfordshire -15 1 £175 -5.40% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 60 (36.59%) .NET
2 52 (31.71%) HTML
3 49 (29.88%) JavaScript
4 44 (26.83%) SQL
5 42 (25.61%) CSS
6 37 (22.56%) C#
7 33 (20.12%) Java
8 32 (19.51%) ASP.NET
9 28 (17.07%) jQuery
10 26 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (15.24%) OO
12 24 (14.63%) PHP
13 23 (14.02%) Web Development
13 23 (14.02%) SQL Server
13 23 (14.02%) Web Services
14 21 (12.80%) XML
15 19 (11.59%) Finance
15 19 (11.59%) HTML5
16 17 (10.37%) TDD
17 15 (9.15%) BDD
18 14 (8.54%) Degree
19 13 (7.93%) Batik
19 13 (7.93%) Pair Programming
19 13 (7.93%) MVC
19 13 (7.93%) Process Management
19 13 (7.93%) SVG
19 13 (7.93%) MySQL
19 13 (7.93%) Cloud Computing
19 13 (7.93%) CouchDB
19 13 (7.93%) Scala

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
1 7 (4.27%) Node.js
2 5 (3.05%) Drupal
2 5 (3.05%) WordPress
2 5 (3.05%) CMS
3 4 (2.44%) IIS
4 2 (1.22%) Apache
4 2 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.66%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.22%) Windchill
4 2 (1.22%) CATIA
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.61%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.83%) Magento
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.61%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.93%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.05%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) HTTP
1 3 (1.83%) Intranet
2 2 (1.22%) Internet
2 2 (1.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.93%) MySQL
2 13 (7.93%) CouchDB
3 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.05%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.05%) MS Access
4 5 (3.05%) Big Data
5 4 (2.44%) OLAP
5 4 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.61%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.22%) Xcode
2 2 (1.22%) Maven
2 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.61%) Grunt
3 1 (0.61%) PhantomJS
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.61%) Selenium
3 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.61%) Mocha
3 1 (0.61%) PhoneGap
3 1 (0.61%) Subversion
3 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (11.59%) Finance
2 9 (5.49%) Marketing
3 8 (4.88%) Games
4 6 (3.66%) Banking
5 5 (3.05%) Advertising
6 4 (2.44%) Publishing
7 3 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.22%) Automotive
8 2 (1.22%) Law
8 2 (1.22%) Legal
8 2 (1.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Retail
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.61%) Front Office
9 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.61%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (36.59%) .NET
2 52 (31.71%) HTML
3 42 (25.61%) CSS
4 32 (19.51%) ASP.NET
5 28 (17.07%) jQuery
6 23 (14.02%) Web Services
7 21 (12.80%) XML
8 19 (11.59%) HTML5
9 13 (7.93%) Akka
9 13 (7.93%) Play Framework
9 13 (7.93%) SVG
9 13 (7.93%) Batik
10 12 (7.32%) CSS3
11 11 (6.71%) JSON
12 9 (5.49%) .NET Framework
13 7 (4.27%) Ajax
14 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (3.05%) Spring
16 4 (2.44%) JSF
16 4 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.44%) Online Games
2 4 (2.44%) Graphic Design
2 4 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.83%) NHS
3 3 (1.83%) Social Media
4 2 (1.22%) iPad
4 2 (1.22%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.61%) Animation
5 1 (0.61%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.61%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.61%) FMCG
5 1 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.71%) Windows
2 6 (3.66%) Linux
3 5 (3.05%) UNIX
3 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.44%) Android
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.24%) OO
3 23 (14.02%) Web Development
4 17 (10.37%) TDD
5 15 (9.15%) BDD
6 13 (7.93%) Pair Programming
6 13 (7.93%) Process Management
6 13 (7.93%) MVC
7 7 (4.27%) ETL
8 6 (3.66%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.05%) Content Management
9 5 (3.05%) Scrum
9 5 (3.05%) OOP
9 5 (3.05%) SOA
9 5 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (2.44%) Unit Testing
10 4 (2.44%) Analytics
10 4 (2.44%) Android Development
10 4 (2.44%) iOS Development
10 4 (2.44%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.88%) JavaScript
2 44 (26.83%) SQL
3 37 (22.56%) C#
4 33 (20.12%) Java
5 24 (14.63%) PHP
6 13 (7.93%) Scala
7 10 (6.10%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.27%) VBA
9 6 (3.66%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.05%) C++
11 4 (2.44%) Python
11 4 (2.44%) Ruby
12 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.22%) VBScript
12 2 (1.22%) VB
12 2 (1.22%) C
12 2 (1.22%) Perl
13 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.61%) Delphi
13 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (8.54%) Degree
2 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.49%) Oracle
3 5 (3.05%) Adobe
4 4 (2.44%) JBoss
4 4 (2.44%) Google
5 3 (1.83%) Apple
6 2 (1.22%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.22%) Zend
7 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.61%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.61%) Facebook
7 1 (0.61%) Cognos
7 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.61%) Open Text
7 1 (0.61%) RedDot
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