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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 538 500 478
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 73 83 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 50 54
Average daily rate
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£200 £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £124 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £185 £138
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +34.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.60 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £20.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +6.66%

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
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2141 2629
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -23 71 £200 -11.11% 193
London 0 36 £200 -15.78% 71
City of London +26 9 £281 +25.00% 24
South East -12 7 £175 -23.91% 26
South West -27 7 £300 +224.32% 11
West Midlands - 7 £160 - 11
Bristol -17 5 £275 +197.29% 5
East of England -20 5 £200 -2.43% 16
Worcestershire - 5 £145 - 1
Yorkshire +2 3 - - 20
North West -6 3 £225 +150.00% 23
North East - 3 £110 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 3 £110 - 4
Hertfordshire - 3 £200 - 6
West Yorkshire +4 2 - - 11
Wiltshire - 2 £300 - 1
Somerset - 2 £300 - 3
Kent - 2 £175 - 1
East Sussex - 2 - - 2
Worcester - 2 £193 - 1
Liverpool - 2 - - 1
Swindon - 2 £300 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £220 - 3
Bath - 2 £300 - 3
Bradford - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - - 4
Merseyside - 2 - - 1
Cheshire +12 1 £225 +150.00% 6
East Midlands +4 1 - - 11

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 55 (32.35%) HTML
2 52 (30.59%) JavaScript
3 46 (27.06%) SQL
3 46 (27.06%) .NET
4 44 (25.88%) CSS
5 35 (20.59%) Java
6 33 (19.41%) C#
6 33 (19.41%) jQuery
7 30 (17.65%) PHP
7 30 (17.65%) OO
8 29 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (15.29%) Web Development
9 26 (15.29%) HTML5
10 25 (14.71%) Web Services
11 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET
12 22 (12.94%) SQL Server
13 19 (11.18%) MVC
14 18 (10.59%) MySQL
14 18 (10.59%) XML
14 18 (10.59%) TDD
15 17 (10.00%) BDD
15 17 (10.00%) CSS3
16 15 (8.82%) JSON
17 13 (7.65%) Batik
17 13 (7.65%) Pair Programming
17 13 (7.65%) Degree
17 13 (7.65%) SVG
17 13 (7.65%) Process Management
17 13 (7.65%) Finance
17 13 (7.65%) Microsoft

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (4.12%) WordPress
1 7 (4.12%) Node.js
2 5 (2.94%) Apache
2 5 (2.94%) CMS
3 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.76%) Drupal
5 2 (1.18%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.18%) SAS
5 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.59%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.59%) Lync
6 1 (0.59%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (3.53%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) CATIA
4 1 (0.59%) InDesign
4 1 (0.59%) Windchill
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.76%) Magento
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.59%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.65%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.12%) Intranet
2 6 (3.53%) Internet
3 2 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.59%) MySQL
3 13 (7.65%) CouchDB
4 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.94%) Big Data
6 4 (2.35%) OLAP
6 4 (2.35%) MS Access
7 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.76%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.59%) SQLite
9 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.59%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.94%) Xcode
2 4 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.76%) Maven
4 2 (1.18%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.59%) Behat
5 1 (0.59%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.59%) Grunt
5 1 (0.59%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.59%) Mocha
5 1 (0.59%) JIRA
5 1 (0.59%) Subversion
5 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (7.65%) Finance
2 12 (7.06%) Marketing
3 8 (4.71%) Banking
4 7 (4.12%) Games
5 3 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Back Office
6 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.59%) Front Office
7 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.59%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (32.35%) HTML
2 46 (27.06%) .NET
3 44 (25.88%) CSS
4 33 (19.41%) jQuery
5 26 (15.29%) HTML5
6 25 (14.71%) Web Services
7 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET
8 18 (10.59%) XML
9 17 (10.00%) CSS3
10 15 (8.82%) JSON
11 13 (7.65%) Batik
11 13 (7.65%) SVG
11 13 (7.65%) Akka
11 13 (7.65%) Play Framework
12 10 (5.88%) Ajax
13 9 (5.29%) RESTful
13 9 (5.29%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (4.12%) JSF
15 6 (3.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.12%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.94%) Graphic Design
3 4 (2.35%) Online Games
4 3 (1.76%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.76%) NHS
4 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.18%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (1.18%) Physics
5 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.59%) FMCG
6 1 (0.59%) Open Source
6 1 (0.59%) iPad
6 1 (0.59%) Animation
6 1 (0.59%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.59%) Life Science
6 1 (0.59%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.59%) RIA
6 1 (0.59%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.12%) Windows
3 6 (3.53%) Linux
4 4 (2.35%) Android
5 2 (1.18%) UNIX
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.65%) OO
2 29 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.29%) Web Development
4 19 (11.18%) MVC
5 18 (10.59%) TDD
6 17 (10.00%) BDD
7 13 (7.65%) Pair Programming
7 13 (7.65%) Process Management
8 9 (5.29%) OOP
9 8 (4.71%) iOS Development
10 7 (4.12%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (3.53%) ETL
11 6 (3.53%) Scrum
12 5 (2.94%) Software Engineering
12 5 (2.94%) Mentoring
13 4 (2.35%) Web Design
13 4 (2.35%) UML
13 4 (2.35%) SOA
13 4 (2.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (30.59%) JavaScript
2 46 (27.06%) SQL
3 35 (20.59%) Java
4 33 (19.41%) C#
5 30 (17.65%) PHP
6 13 (7.65%) Scala
7 8 (4.71%) C++
7 8 (4.71%) Python
8 7 (4.12%) Objective-C
8 7 (4.12%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.12%) VBA
9 3 (1.76%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.18%) VB
10 2 (1.18%) C
10 2 (1.18%) PHP5
11 1 (0.59%) Erlang
11 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.59%) R
11 1 (0.59%) Delphi
11 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.65%) Degree
2 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) PhD
3 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (7.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.53%) Adobe
2 6 (3.53%) Zend
3 5 (2.94%) Oracle
4 4 (2.35%) JBoss
4 4 (2.35%) Apple
5 3 (1.76%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.76%) Facebook
6 2 (1.18%) Twitter
6 2 (1.18%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.59%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.59%) Cognos
7 1 (0.59%) IBM
7 1 (0.59%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.59%) VMware
7 1 (0.59%) Informatica
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