The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 540 488 486
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 52 82 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 39
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-21.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 8
Average hourly rate - £11.25 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 -56 50 £250 +11.11% 131
London +13 31 £285 +39.02% 37
City of London +7 10 £250 -6.54% 10
South West -25 5 - - 11
South East -43 4 £145 -28.39% 29
North Yorkshire 0 3 £180 -10.00% 3
Berkshire -3 3 £115 - 4
North West -11 3 - - 18
Yorkshire -15 3 £180 -4.00% 11
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Reading +17 2 £115 - 3
Cambridgeshire -11 2 - - 1
East of England -11 2 - - 10
Manchester -13 2 - - 7
Peterborough - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Warwick 0 1 £200 -33.33%
Warwickshire -7 1 £200 -33.33%
West Midlands -12 1 £200 -33.33% 6
North East -28 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 - - 1
Plymouth - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £220 - 7
Devon - 1 - - 2
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £175 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - - 1

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 59 (43.70%) HTML
2 51 (37.78%) CSS
3 49 (36.30%) JavaScript
4 43 (31.85%) SQL
5 41 (30.37%) PHP
6 35 (25.93%) C#
7 31 (22.96%) jQuery
8 26 (19.26%) MySQL
9 25 (18.52%) .NET
9 25 (18.52%) MVC
10 23 (17.04%) HTML5
11 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
12 21 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (14.81%) Java
14 19 (14.07%) OO
15 16 (11.85%) CSS3
15 16 (11.85%) Web Development
16 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
16 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET
17 14 (10.37%) Finance
18 13 (9.63%) JSON
18 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
19 12 (8.89%) Python
19 12 (8.89%) C++
20 11 (8.15%) Banking
20 11 (8.15%) OOP
21 10 (7.41%) Linux
21 10 (7.41%) XML
21 10 (7.41%) Apple iOS
22 9 (6.67%) E-Commerce

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.44%) Apache
2 6 (4.44%) WordPress
3 5 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.22%) Drupal
5 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.74%) Lync
6 1 (0.74%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) SAS
6 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.74%) CMS
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.19%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.48%) MS Office
5 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.74%) Office 365
1 1 (0.74%) GitHub
1 1 (0.74%) MailChimp
1 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) Intranet
2 4 (2.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.74%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.26%) MySQL
2 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.44%) MS Access
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.48%) DataStage
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.74%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.74%) DTS
7 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.74%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.74%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.70%) Xcode
3 4 (2.96%) Subversion
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.48%) Maven
5 2 (1.48%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.74%) Behat
6 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 14 (10.37%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Banking
3 7 (5.19%) Marketing
4 4 (2.96%) Law
5 2 (1.48%) Retail
5 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (43.70%) HTML
2 51 (37.78%) CSS
3 31 (22.96%) jQuery
4 25 (18.52%) .NET
5 23 (17.04%) HTML5
6 16 (11.85%) CSS3
7 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 13 (9.63%) JSON
9 10 (7.41%) XML
10 8 (5.93%) RESTful
11 7 (5.19%) Ajax
12 6 (4.44%) .NET Framework
12 6 (4.44%) LAMP
12 6 (4.44%) Symfony
12 6 (4.44%) SOAP
12 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.44%) Laravel
13 5 (3.70%) REST
13 5 (3.70%) Web Services
13 5 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.93%) Computer Science
1 8 (5.93%) Data Integration
2 6 (4.44%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.96%) Physics
4 4 (2.96%) User Experience
5 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) BBC
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.74%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.74%) Statistics
6 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.74%) Open Source
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.41%) Linux
1 10 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.70%) Android
3 3 (2.22%) UNIX
4 2 (1.48%) Windows
5 1 (0.74%) SUSE
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.52%) MVC
2 21 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.07%) OO
4 16 (11.85%) Web Development
5 11 (8.15%) OOP
6 9 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 8 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (5.93%) Web Application Development
7 8 (5.93%) iOS Development
8 7 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (4.44%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.70%) Risk Management
11 4 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.96%) CRM
11 4 (2.96%) Scrum
12 3 (2.22%) TDD
12 3 (2.22%) Project Management
12 3 (2.22%) Coaching
12 3 (2.22%) Kanban
13 2 (1.48%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.30%) JavaScript
2 43 (31.85%) SQL
3 41 (30.37%) PHP
4 35 (25.93%) C#
5 20 (14.81%) Java
6 12 (8.89%) C++
6 12 (8.89%) Python
7 8 (5.93%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.93%) VBA
8 4 (2.96%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.48%) VBScript
10 2 (1.48%) C
10 2 (1.48%) Ruby
10 2 (1.48%) PHP5
11 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.74%) Scala
11 1 (0.74%) R
11 1 (0.74%) Perl
11 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.44%) Zend
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle
4 3 (2.22%) IBM
4 3 (2.22%) Google
4 3 (2.22%) Facebook
5 2 (1.48%) Twitter
5 2 (1.48%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.48%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.74%) Tableau
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe
6 1 (0.74%) Informatica
6 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.74%) Apple
6 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.74%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.74%) VMware
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