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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 524 489 470
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 66 84 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 55
Average daily rate
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£260 £230 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £150 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £205 £150
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +36.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.80 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -18.18%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
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 £41.00
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -18 61 £250 +8.69% 169
London -10 34 £225 -13.46% 72
City of London +20 10 £288 +24.32% 29
South West - 7 £300 - 17
East of England -13 5 £200 +8.10% 9
Yorkshire +2 4 - - 13
South East -19 4 £225 +9.75% 25
Wiltshire - 4 £300 - 1
Somerset - 4 £300 - 5
Swindon - 4 £300 - 1
Bath - 4 £300 - 2
West Yorkshire +2 3 - - 4
North West -9 3 - - 12
Edinburgh -17 3 £361 +221.11% 2
Scotland -24 3 £361 +44.50% 7
West Midlands - 3 £145 - 10
Bristol - 3 £275 - 4
Hertfordshire - 3 £200 - 5
Wales -12 2 £300 - 3
West Wales - 2 £300 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 £300 -
Bradford - 2 - -
Manchester -2 1 - - 6
Leeds -3 1 - - 2
Berkshire -7 1 - - 8
Hampshire -12 1 £275 +19.56% 4
Bedfordshire -22 1 £175 -5.40%
Lichfield - 1 - -

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (33.33%) .NET
2 46 (28.93%) HTML
3 45 (28.30%) JavaScript
4 44 (27.67%) SQL
5 36 (22.64%) CSS
6 32 (20.13%) C#
7 31 (19.50%) Java
8 28 (17.61%) ASP.NET
9 26 (16.35%) Web Services
9 26 (16.35%) OO
9 26 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (16.35%) jQuery
10 24 (15.09%) PHP
11 22 (13.84%) Web Development
12 20 (12.58%) XML
13 18 (11.32%) SQL Server
13 18 (11.32%) HTML5
14 17 (10.69%) Finance
14 17 (10.69%) TDD
15 16 (10.06%) BDD
16 14 (8.81%) JSON
16 14 (8.81%) MySQL
17 13 (8.18%) SVG
17 13 (8.18%) Process Management
17 13 (8.18%) Batik
17 13 (8.18%) Cloud Computing
17 13 (8.18%) Pair Programming
17 13 (8.18%) Scala
17 13 (8.18%) CouchDB
17 13 (8.18%) Amazon AWS

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (4.40%) Node.js
2 6 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.14%) Drupal
3 5 (3.14%) WordPress
4 4 (2.52%) IIS
4 4 (2.52%) CMS
5 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.26%) Apache
5 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.63%) SAS
6 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.26%) Windchill
3 2 (1.26%) CATIA
4 1 (0.63%) InDesign
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.89%) Magento
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.63%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.18%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.14%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) Intranet
2 2 (1.26%) FTP
2 2 (1.26%) HTTP
2 2 (1.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.81%) MySQL
3 13 (8.18%) CouchDB
4 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.14%) MS Access
5 5 (3.14%) Big Data
5 5 (3.14%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.52%) OLAP
7 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.63%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.14%) Xcode
3 2 (1.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (1.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.26%) Maven
4 1 (0.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.63%) PhantomJS
4 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.63%) Grunt
4 1 (0.63%) Mocha
4 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.63%) Behat
4 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.63%) PhoneGap
General
1 17 (10.69%) Finance
2 9 (5.66%) Marketing
3 8 (5.03%) Games
4 6 (3.77%) Banking
5 5 (3.14%) Advertising
6 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.89%) Publishing
6 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Law
7 2 (1.26%) Legal
7 2 (1.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Front Office
8 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.63%) Automotive
8 1 (0.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (33.33%) .NET
2 46 (28.93%) HTML
3 36 (22.64%) CSS
4 28 (17.61%) ASP.NET
5 26 (16.35%) Web Services
5 26 (16.35%) jQuery
6 20 (12.58%) XML
7 18 (11.32%) HTML5
8 14 (8.81%) JSON
9 13 (8.18%) SVG
9 13 (8.18%) Batik
9 13 (8.18%) Akka
9 13 (8.18%) Play Framework
10 10 (6.29%) CSS3
11 8 (5.03%) .NET Framework
11 8 (5.03%) RESTful
12 6 (3.77%) Ajax
13 5 (3.14%) Cocoa
13 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (2.52%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.14%) Graphic Design
3 4 (2.52%) Online Games
4 3 (1.89%) NHS
4 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.26%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.26%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.63%) Animation
6 1 (0.63%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.63%) FMCG
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Open Source
6 1 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.29%) Windows
2 8 (5.03%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.89%) UNIX
3 3 (1.89%) Linux
4 2 (1.26%) Android
4 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.35%) OO
1 26 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.84%) Web Development
3 17 (10.69%) TDD
4 16 (10.06%) BDD
5 13 (8.18%) Process Management
5 13 (8.18%) Pair Programming
6 11 (6.92%) MVC
7 8 (5.03%) iOS Development
8 7 (4.40%) OOP
8 7 (4.40%) ETL
8 7 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (3.77%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.14%) Scrum
11 4 (2.52%) Analytics
11 4 (2.52%) SOA
12 3 (1.89%) HOOD
12 3 (1.89%) Migration
12 3 (1.89%) Web Design
12 3 (1.89%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.30%) JavaScript
2 44 (27.67%) SQL
3 32 (20.13%) C#
4 31 (19.50%) Java
5 24 (15.09%) PHP
6 13 (8.18%) Scala
7 8 (5.03%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.40%) Objective-C
8 7 (4.40%) VBA
9 6 (3.77%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.77%) C++
10 5 (3.14%) Python
11 2 (1.26%) C
11 2 (1.26%) VBScript
11 2 (1.26%) VB
11 2 (1.26%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.63%) Delphi
12 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (7.55%) Degree
2 3 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.40%) Oracle
3 6 (3.77%) Adobe
4 4 (2.52%) Zend
4 4 (2.52%) JBoss
4 4 (2.52%) Apple
5 3 (1.89%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.63%) Open Text
6 1 (0.63%) RedDot
6 1 (0.63%) Cognos
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.63%) Appcelerator
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