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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 538 502 488
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 58 93 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 59 36
Average daily rate
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£225 £225 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £378 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £181 £260 £200
% change year-on-year
-30.28% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £23.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.44% +74.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £22.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +62.96%

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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -40 54 £220 -2.22% 245
London -8 27 £250 +11.11% 87
City of London +19 11 £225 -40.00% 26
South East -3 8 £238 +15.85% 33
West Midlands -7 5 £163 - 15
North West -17 4 £231 +32.14% 21
East Midlands - 4 £113 - 14
Leicestershire - 4 £113 - 4
Leicester - 4 £113 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £163 - 3
Somerset +16 2 £138 -54.16% 4
South West +12 2 £138 -45.00% 20
Berkshire +4 2 - - 8
Bath +4 2 £138 -54.16%
Reading +2 2 - - 4
East of England +1 2 £103 - 26
Manchester -7 2 - - 11
Wales -10 2 £275 -8.33% 2
Cheshire - 2 £231 - 8
Hampshire - 2 £281 - 9
Scotland -4 1 - - 6
Hertfordshire -15 1 - - 6
Bradford -17 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -19 1 - - 4
West Yorkshire -21 1 - - 15
Yorkshire -27 1 - - 26
North East - 1 - - 3
Sussex - 1 £200 -
Kent - 1 - - 2
Fife - 1 - -

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 48 (37.80%) HTML
1 48 (37.80%) SQL
2 45 (35.43%) JavaScript
3 42 (33.07%) CSS
4 35 (27.56%) .NET
5 34 (26.77%) C#
6 33 (25.98%) Java
7 28 (22.05%) jQuery
8 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (18.11%) Finance
9 18 (14.17%) HTML5
10 17 (13.39%) PHP
10 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
11 16 (12.60%) Web Services
11 16 (12.60%) XML
11 16 (12.60%) Degree
12 15 (11.81%) VBA
12 15 (11.81%) ASP.NET
13 14 (11.02%) C++
13 14 (11.02%) MS Excel
14 13 (10.24%) MVC
14 13 (10.24%) Computer Science
14 13 (10.24%) CSS3
15 12 (9.45%) Banking
16 11 (8.66%) MS Access
16 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
16 11 (8.66%) Visual Studio
17 10 (7.87%) Subversion
17 10 (7.87%) Unit Testing
18 9 (7.09%) MySQL

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (6.30%) IIS
2 4 (3.15%) WordPress
3 3 (2.36%) Drupal
3 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.57%) CMS
4 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.57%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.57%) nginx
4 2 (1.57%) Confluence
4 2 (1.57%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.79%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) LDAP
1 2 (1.57%) SSL
1 2 (1.57%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (0.79%) Network Security
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) MS Access
3 9 (7.09%) MySQL
4 7 (5.51%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.79%) DataStage
9 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.87%) Subversion
3 8 (6.30%) JIRA
3 8 (6.30%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.72%) Maven
5 5 (3.94%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.36%) Xcode
6 3 (2.36%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.57%) JUnit
7 2 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.57%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.57%) Gradle
7 2 (1.57%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.57%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.79%) Mocha
8 1 (0.79%) FishEye
General
1 23 (18.11%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Banking
3 6 (4.72%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.15%) Marketing
5 3 (2.36%) Front Office
6 2 (1.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (37.80%) HTML
2 42 (33.07%) CSS
3 35 (27.56%) .NET
4 28 (22.05%) jQuery
5 18 (14.17%) HTML5
6 16 (12.60%) Web Services
6 16 (12.60%) XML
7 15 (11.81%) ASP.NET
8 13 (10.24%) CSS3
9 8 (6.30%) XHTML
10 7 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (5.51%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.51%) SOAP
11 6 (4.72%) J2EE
11 6 (4.72%) Ajax
11 6 (4.72%) Sass
12 5 (3.94%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.94%) LESS
12 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.30%) User Experience
3 5 (3.94%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.15%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.36%) Derivative
5 3 (2.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (2.36%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.36%) Physics
6 2 (1.57%) NHS
6 2 (1.57%) W3C
6 2 (1.57%) iPhone
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.79%) Blog
7 1 (0.79%) Social Network
7 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.79%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.30%) Linux
1 8 (6.30%) Android
1 8 (6.30%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.15%) UNIX
2 4 (3.15%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (10.24%) MVC
3 10 (7.87%) Unit Testing
4 8 (6.30%) Web Development
4 8 (6.30%) Android Development
5 7 (5.51%) OO
5 7 (5.51%) SOA
5 7 (5.51%) Scrum
5 7 (5.51%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.72%) Software Engineering
6 6 (4.72%) iOS Development
6 6 (4.72%) Analytics
7 5 (3.94%) SDLC
7 5 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (3.94%) TDD
7 5 (3.94%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.15%) OOP
8 4 (3.15%) ETL
8 4 (3.15%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.80%) SQL
2 45 (35.43%) JavaScript
3 34 (26.77%) C#
4 33 (25.98%) Java
5 17 (13.39%) PHP
6 15 (11.81%) VBA
7 14 (11.02%) C++
8 8 (6.30%) Python
8 8 (6.30%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.51%) T-SQL
9 7 (5.51%) Objective-C
10 6 (4.72%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.15%) C
11 4 (3.15%) VB
12 2 (1.57%) VBScript
12 2 (1.57%) Perl
12 2 (1.57%) Ruby
12 2 (1.57%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) PhD
4 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (1.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) ZABBIX
1 2 (1.57%) Rundeck
1 2 (1.57%) logstash
1 2 (1.57%) Kibana
2 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.30%) Oracle
3 4 (3.15%) Twitter
4 3 (2.36%) Adobe
5 2 (1.57%) Google
5 2 (1.57%) Talend
5 2 (1.57%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.79%) Tableau
6 1 (0.79%) Facebook
6 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.79%) Zend
6 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.79%) Apple
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) HP
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos
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