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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Developer
Rank 543 599 588
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 78 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.097% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 28
Median daily rate £200 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £101 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £320 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £225 £190
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -

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
46863 52014 52705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.72% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30655 33167 33349
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2000 2163
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +48 75 £200 -11.11% 201
London +26 39 £220 +17.33% 64
South East +15 11 £130 -42.22% 32
City of London +5 8 £475 +46.23% 8
West Midlands -5 6 £268 - 19
Uxbridge - 6 £160 -
East of England +5 5 £204 - 22
Oxfordshire -9 5 £125 -23.07% 3
East Midlands +3 4 £113 +28.57% 14
Oxford -4 4 £125 -44.44% 1
South West +8 3 £183 -33.63% 15
North West +4 3 £120 -43.52% 18
Manchester +4 3 £120 -43.52% 11
Coventry - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 2 - - 5
Suffolk -1 2 £120 - 1
Northamptonshire -11 2 £113 +28.57% 8
Tyne and Wear -28 2 £385 - 1
North East -30 2 £385 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 2 £385 - 1
South Wales - 2 £265 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £225 - 15
South Yorkshire - 2 £225 - 4
Leicestershire - 2 - - 3
Sheffield - 2 £225 - 3
Hinckley - 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 - - 2
Wales - 2 £265 - 3
Surrey +21 1 - - 4
Hampshire +20 1 £181 -19.77% 8

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 56 (39.44%) HTML
2 46 (32.39%) JavaScript
3 42 (29.58%) CSS
4 40 (28.17%) C#
5 39 (27.46%) SQL
6 36 (25.35%) .NET
7 30 (21.13%) Java
8 27 (19.01%) Web Development
9 25 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
10 21 (14.79%) PHP
10 21 (14.79%) Front End Development
11 20 (14.08%) HTML5
11 20 (14.08%) Python
12 19 (13.38%) Microsoft
12 19 (13.38%) ASP.NET
13 18 (12.68%) MySQL
14 17 (11.97%) jQuery
15 16 (11.27%) Finance
16 13 (9.15%) Banking
16 13 (9.15%) Git (software)
16 13 (9.15%) CSS3
17 12 (8.45%) Django
17 12 (8.45%) Degree
17 12 (8.45%) MVC
18 11 (7.75%) C++
18 11 (7.75%) XML
19 10 (7.04%) T-SQL
20 9 (6.34%) Windows
20 9 (6.34%) 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 7 (4.93%) Drupal
2 6 (4.23%) WordPress
3 5 (3.52%) IIS
3 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.82%) CMS
5 3 (2.11%) Confluence
5 3 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.70%) Apache
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.70%) JBoss
6 1 (0.70%) Jetty
6 1 (0.70%) Liferay
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.70%) HipChat
4 1 (0.70%) InDesign
4 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) GitHub
2 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) HTTP
1 3 (2.11%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) DNS
2 1 (0.70%) Intranet
2 1 (0.70%) LDAP
2 1 (0.70%) Network Security
2 1 (0.70%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (0.70%) OpenVPN
2 1 (0.70%) Skype
2 1 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.68%) MySQL
3 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.82%) Redis
7 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.41%) QualityStage
8 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.82%) Bitbucket
2 4 (2.82%) JIRA
2 4 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.11%) Maven
4 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.41%) Grunt
4 2 (1.41%) JUnit
5 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.70%) Gradle
5 1 (0.70%) Hamcrest
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.70%) JProfiler
5 1 (0.70%) Mockito
5 1 (0.70%) Redmine
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.70%) WiX
General
1 16 (11.27%) Finance
2 13 (9.15%) Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Games
3 7 (4.93%) Retail
4 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.52%) Military
6 4 (2.82%) Advertising
6 4 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.11%) Marketing
8 2 (1.41%) Back Office
8 2 (1.41%) Legal
8 2 (1.41%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.70%) Law
9 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (39.44%) HTML
2 42 (29.58%) CSS
3 36 (25.35%) .NET
4 20 (14.08%) HTML5
5 19 (13.38%) ASP.NET
6 17 (11.97%) jQuery
7 13 (9.15%) CSS3
8 12 (8.45%) Django
9 11 (7.75%) XML
10 8 (5.63%) AngularJS
10 8 (5.63%) JSON
11 6 (4.23%) Web Services
12 5 (3.52%) Ajax
12 5 (3.52%) RESTful
12 5 (3.52%) WCF
13 4 (2.82%) .NET Framework
13 4 (2.82%) Laravel
13 4 (2.82%) Node.js
13 4 (2.82%) Spring
14 3 (2.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.93%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.82%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.82%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.82%) User Experience
4 3 (2.11%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.11%) Spread Betting
5 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.70%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.70%) Equities
6 1 (0.70%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) SCORM
6 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) Linux
1 9 (6.34%) Windows
2 6 (4.23%) Unix
3 5 (3.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.01%) Web Development
2 25 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (14.79%) Front End Development
4 12 (8.45%) MVC
5 8 (5.63%) OO
5 8 (5.63%) Scrum
5 8 (5.63%) TDD
6 7 (4.93%) Case Management
7 6 (4.23%) Analytics
7 6 (4.23%) Document Management
7 6 (4.23%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (3.52%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.52%) ITIL
8 5 (3.52%) SDLC
9 4 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.82%) iOS Development
9 4 (2.82%) Migration
9 4 (2.82%) OOP
9 4 (2.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.39%) JavaScript
2 40 (28.17%) C#
3 39 (27.46%) SQL
4 30 (21.13%) Java
5 21 (14.79%) PHP
6 20 (14.08%) Python
7 11 (7.75%) C++
8 10 (7.04%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.52%) Scala
10 4 (2.82%) VBA
11 3 (2.11%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.11%) C
11 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.41%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.41%) Perl
12 2 (1.41%) Ruby
12 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.41%) VB
12 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (8.45%) Degree
2 8 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.70%) Docker
1 1 (0.70%) Postfix
1 1 (0.70%) Squid
1 1 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) Kibana
2 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.70%) logstash
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) Rancher
2 1 (0.70%) Terraform
2 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.63%) Oracle
3 5 (3.52%) Xerox
4 4 (2.82%) Sybase
5 2 (1.41%) Adobe
5 2 (1.41%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.41%) IBM
5 2 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) hybris
6 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.70%) Juniper
6 1 (0.70%) Sonatype
6 1 (0.70%) Sun
6 1 (0.70%) VMware
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