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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Developer
Rank 579 561 541
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 71 84 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 41
Median daily rate £211 £200 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £116 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £200 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £11.00 £9.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £18.10 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £9.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.00%

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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -26 64 £211 +5.62% 199
London -15 37 £225 -18.18% 63
South East +15 8 £200 - 35
Scotland +1 7 £171 -20.62% 3
Yorkshire - 6 £155 - 15
West Yorkshire - 6 £155 - 10
City of London +41 5 £210 -15.15% 17
Glasgow +8 4 £270 - 2
Bradford - 4 £185 -
Hampshire +5 3 £219 -10.25% 11
Edinburgh +1 3 £128 -40.90% 1
South West -3 3 £225 +45.16% 19
West Midlands -34 3 £175 +0.71% 17
North West - 3 £203 - 24
Manchester - 3 £203 - 15
East of England +20 2 - - 15
Bromley -5 2 - - 1
Exeter - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Colchester - 2 - - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £200 - 6
Shropshire - 2 - - 1
Devon - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - - 4
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £88 -50.00% 2
Reading +7 1 - - 1
Berkshire -2 1 - - 6
East Midlands -6 1 £130 +4.00% 9
North East -37 1 £263 +94.44% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -40 1 £263 +94.44% 2

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 67 (41.61%) HTML
2 60 (37.27%) CSS
3 58 (36.02%) JavaScript
4 50 (31.06%) SQL
5 46 (28.57%) .NET
6 38 (23.60%) C#
7 36 (22.36%) Java
8 35 (21.74%) PHP
8 35 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (21.74%) Web Development
9 34 (21.12%) SQL Server
10 31 (19.25%) MVC
11 29 (18.01%) jQuery
12 25 (15.53%) ASP.NET
12 25 (15.53%) MySQL
12 25 (15.53%) HTML5
12 25 (15.53%) Front End Development
13 20 (12.42%) CSS3
14 17 (10.56%) Finance
14 17 (10.56%) Microsoft
15 16 (9.94%) Oracle
15 16 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (9.32%) AngularJS
17 14 (8.70%) Degree
17 14 (8.70%) T-SQL
18 13 (8.07%) User Experience
19 12 (7.45%) Spring
20 11 (6.83%) Computer Science
20 11 (6.83%) Python
21 10 (6.21%) 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 10 (6.21%) WordPress
2 6 (3.73%) Confluence
3 4 (2.48%) CMS
3 4 (2.48%) Drupal
4 3 (1.86%) Jetty
4 3 (1.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.24%) IIS
5 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.62%) Apache
6 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.62%) JBoss
6 1 (0.62%) Moodle
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.62%) HipChat
3 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Magento
2 2 (1.24%) KANA IQ
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.24%) AdWords
2 2 (1.24%) GitHub
2 2 (1.24%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Firebase
3 1 (0.62%) Google Play
3 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) DNS
1 2 (1.24%) Internet
1 2 (1.24%) Network Security
2 1 (0.62%) DVB
2 1 (0.62%) HTTP
2 1 (0.62%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (0.62%) OpenVPN
2 1 (0.62%) Skype
2 1 (0.62%) SSH
2 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.12%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.53%) MySQL
3 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.24%) MS Access
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) DB2
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.35%) JIRA
3 6 (3.73%) Maven
4 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.48%) Ant
5 4 (2.48%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.86%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.86%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.24%) Grunt
7 2 (1.24%) Hudson
7 2 (1.24%) JUnit
7 2 (1.24%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.24%) Subversion
7 2 (1.24%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.62%) MorphX
8 1 (0.62%) NUnit
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 17 (10.56%) Finance
2 8 (4.97%) Marketing
3 7 (4.35%) Retail
4 6 (3.73%) Banking
5 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.86%) Back Office
7 2 (1.24%) Advertising
7 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.24%) Front Office
7 2 (1.24%) Publishing
8 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (41.61%) HTML
2 60 (37.27%) CSS
3 46 (28.57%) .NET
4 29 (18.01%) jQuery
5 25 (15.53%) ASP.NET
5 25 (15.53%) HTML5
6 20 (12.42%) CSS3
7 16 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (9.32%) AngularJS
9 12 (7.45%) Spring
10 9 (5.59%) Ajax
10 9 (5.59%) OpenLayers
10 9 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (4.97%) D3.js
11 8 (4.97%) Sass
11 8 (4.97%) XML
12 7 (4.35%) LESS
13 6 (3.73%) Node.js
13 6 (3.73%) Symfony
14 5 (3.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.07%) User Experience
2 11 (6.83%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.11%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.86%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.86%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (1.86%) Interactive TV
4 3 (1.86%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.86%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) Derivative
6 1 (0.62%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.62%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.62%) NHS
6 1 (0.62%) Replication
6 1 (0.62%) STB
6 1 (0.62%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.21%) Linux
2 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.24%) Unix
3 2 (1.24%) Windows
4 1 (0.62%) Android
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (21.74%) Web Development
2 31 (19.25%) MVC
3 25 (15.53%) Front End Development
4 8 (4.97%) TDD
5 7 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 7 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (4.35%) Scrum
6 6 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (3.73%) OO
6 6 (3.73%) SDLC
6 6 (3.73%) Waterfall
7 5 (3.11%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.11%) iOS Development
8 4 (2.48%) Data Modelling
8 4 (2.48%) Migration
8 4 (2.48%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (2.48%) Process Improvement
8 4 (2.48%) Test Strategy
8 4 (2.48%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (36.02%) JavaScript
2 50 (31.06%) SQL
3 38 (23.60%) C#
4 36 (22.36%) Java
5 35 (21.74%) PHP
6 14 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.83%) Python
8 5 (3.11%) C++
8 5 (3.11%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.48%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.48%) Perl
10 3 (1.86%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.86%) VB
10 3 (1.86%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.24%) C
11 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.24%) Ruby
11 2 (1.24%) X++
12 1 (0.62%) Groovy
12 1 (0.62%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (8.70%) Degree
2 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) HND
4 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) QA
1 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.62%) Docker
1 1 (0.62%) Postfix
1 1 (0.62%) Squid
1 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Ansible
1 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.62%) Kibana
1 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.62%) logstash
1 1 (0.62%) Puppet
1 1 (0.62%) Rancher
1 1 (0.62%) Terraform
1 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (10.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.94%) Oracle
3 5 (3.11%) Zend
4 4 (2.48%) Pega
5 3 (1.86%) Tableau
6 2 (1.24%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.24%) Google
6 2 (1.24%) Sage
6 2 (1.24%) Solace
6 2 (1.24%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.24%) Twitter
6 2 (1.24%) VMware
7 1 (0.62%) HP
7 1 (0.62%) hybris
7 1 (0.62%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.62%) Intershop
7 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.62%) Sonatype
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