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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 526 490 472
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 67 78 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 56
Average daily rate
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£275 £230 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £145 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £400 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £200 £150
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £12.75 £16.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.88% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.45 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-25.37% +1.51%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 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 25 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 25 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 -36 61 £275 +19.56% 193
London -10 34 £230 -11.53% 71
City of London +8 11 £288 +21.05% 32
South West - 7 £300 - 18
Yorkshire +10 4 - - 19
South East -19 4 £225 +9.75% 33
East of England -23 4 £238 +23.37% 13
West Midlands - 4 £145 - 15
Wiltshire - 4 £300 - 2
Somerset - 4 £300 - 3
Bath - 4 £300 - 2
Swindon - 4 £300 - 1
West Yorkshire +9 3 - - 10
North West -2 3 - - 14
Wales -14 3 £300 - 3
Edinburgh -15 3 £361 +221.11% 2
Scotland -24 3 £361 +44.50% 4
West Wales - 3 £300 - 1
Bristol - 3 £275 - 3
Swansea - 3 £300 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 3
Bradford - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Leeds +3 1 - - 5
Berkshire -1 1 - - 7
Manchester -5 1 - - 9
Hampshire -18 1 £275 +19.56% 6
Bedfordshire -19 1 £175 -5.40% 1
Derbyshire - 1 - -

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 53 (33.97%) .NET
2 45 (28.85%) HTML
3 44 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 42 (26.92%) SQL
5 35 (22.44%) CSS
6 31 (19.87%) Java
6 31 (19.87%) C#
7 28 (17.95%) ASP.NET
8 26 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (16.67%) jQuery
9 25 (16.03%) Web Services
9 25 (16.03%) OO
10 22 (14.10%) Web Development
11 21 (13.46%) PHP
12 19 (12.18%) SQL Server
12 19 (12.18%) XML
13 18 (11.54%) Finance
14 17 (10.90%) TDD
14 17 (10.90%) HTML5
15 15 (9.62%) BDD
16 13 (8.33%) Scala
16 13 (8.33%) CouchDB
16 13 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (8.33%) Akka
16 13 (8.33%) Play Framework
16 13 (8.33%) Pair Programming
16 13 (8.33%) Degree
16 13 (8.33%) Batik
16 13 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
16 13 (8.33%) Process Management

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (4.49%) Node.js
2 5 (3.21%) WordPress
2 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.56%) IIS
3 4 (2.56%) CMS
3 4 (2.56%) Drupal
4 2 (1.28%) Apache
4 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.64%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.64%) SAS
5 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.64%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.28%) Windchill
3 2 (1.28%) CATIA
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.64%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.64%) InDesign
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.92%) Magento
2 3 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.64%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) FTP
1 2 (1.28%) HTTP
1 2 (1.28%) Intranet
1 2 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.33%) CouchDB
2 13 (8.33%) MySQL
3 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.21%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.21%) Big Data
4 5 (3.21%) MS Access
5 4 (2.56%) OLAP
5 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.64%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.56%) Xcode
3 2 (1.28%) Maven
3 2 (1.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.64%) Grunt
4 1 (0.64%) PhantomJS
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.64%) Mocha
4 1 (0.64%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 18 (11.54%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Marketing
3 8 (5.13%) Games
4 6 (3.85%) Banking
5 5 (3.21%) Advertising
6 3 (1.92%) Publishing
6 3 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.28%) Back Office
7 2 (1.28%) Law
7 2 (1.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Front Office
8 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.64%) Automotive
8 1 (0.64%) German Language
8 1 (0.64%) Retail
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (33.97%) .NET
2 45 (28.85%) HTML
3 35 (22.44%) CSS
4 28 (17.95%) ASP.NET
5 26 (16.67%) jQuery
6 25 (16.03%) Web Services
7 19 (12.18%) XML
8 17 (10.90%) HTML5
9 13 (8.33%) Akka
9 13 (8.33%) Play Framework
9 13 (8.33%) SVG
9 13 (8.33%) Batik
10 12 (7.69%) JSON
11 10 (6.41%) CSS3
12 8 (5.13%) .NET Framework
13 6 (3.85%) Ajax
13 6 (3.85%) RESTful
14 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (2.56%) Spring
15 4 (2.56%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.21%) Graphic Design
3 4 (2.56%) Online Games
4 3 (1.92%) NHS
4 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.28%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (1.28%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.64%) FMCG
6 1 (0.64%) Open Source
6 1 (0.64%) iPad
6 1 (0.64%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.64%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.64%) Animation
6 1 (0.64%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.41%) Windows
2 6 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.56%) UNIX
3 4 (2.56%) Linux
3 4 (2.56%) Android
4 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.03%) OO
3 22 (14.10%) Web Development
4 17 (10.90%) TDD
5 15 (9.62%) BDD
6 13 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 13 (8.33%) Process Management
7 11 (7.05%) MVC
8 7 (4.49%) ETL
9 6 (3.85%) OOP
9 6 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 6 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (3.85%) iOS Development
10 5 (3.21%) Scrum
10 5 (3.21%) SOA
11 4 (2.56%) Analytics
11 4 (2.56%) Android Development
12 3 (1.92%) Memory Management
12 3 (1.92%) Use Case
12 3 (1.92%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.21%) JavaScript
2 42 (26.92%) SQL
3 31 (19.87%) C#
3 31 (19.87%) Java
4 21 (13.46%) PHP
5 13 (8.33%) Scala
6 8 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.49%) VBA
8 6 (3.85%) C++
8 6 (3.85%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.21%) Python
9 5 (3.21%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.92%) Ruby
11 2 (1.28%) VBScript
11 2 (1.28%) VB
11 2 (1.28%) C
11 2 (1.28%) Perl
12 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.64%) Delphi
12 1 (0.64%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 13 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (7.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.13%) Oracle
3 6 (3.85%) Adobe
4 4 (2.56%) Apple
4 4 (2.56%) JBoss
5 3 (1.92%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.92%) Zend
6 2 (1.28%) Google
7 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.64%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.64%) Cognos
7 1 (0.64%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.64%) Open Text
7 1 (0.64%) RedDot
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