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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Developer
Rank 567 562 534
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 75 71 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 37 58
Median daily rate £175 £213 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -24.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £113 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £200 £300
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £11.00 £22.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £22.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £22.00 £71.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £22.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +69.23%

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -1 67 £175 -12.50% 193
London +6 36 £210 -23.63% 56
South East +10 12 £113 -43.75% 44
Scotland -8 7 £171 - 2
City of London +27 5 £210 -6.66% 20
Yorkshire +8 5 £160 - 12
South West +7 5 £175 +27.27% 20
West Yorkshire +3 5 £160 - 7
West Midlands -19 5 £175 +0.71% 9
Oxfordshire - 5 £113 - 5
Oxford - 5 £100 - 1
Telford - 4 - - 1
Glasgow - 4 £270 - 2
Shropshire - 4 - - 1
East of England +16 3 £125 -37.50% 14
Edinburgh - 3 £128 -
Bradford +13 2 £185 -
Kent +6 2 £190 -5.00% 5
Hampshire +2 2 £238 -13.63% 11
Colchester - 2 - - 1
Exeter - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £250 -
Devon - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - - 2
Wales +18 1 £150 -45.45% 2
South Wales +17 1 £150 -45.45%
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £175 - 1
Milton Keynes +12 1 £175 -
Somerset +9 1 £175 +27.27%
East Midlands +3 1 £130 +15.55% 9

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 70 (45.16%) HTML
2 63 (40.65%) JavaScript
2 63 (40.65%) CSS
3 44 (28.39%) SQL
4 39 (25.16%) Java
5 37 (23.87%) .NET
6 36 (23.23%) PHP
6 36 (23.23%) Web Development
7 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 30 (19.35%) C#
10 28 (18.06%) MVC
11 27 (17.42%) jQuery
11 27 (17.42%) Front End Development
12 25 (16.13%) HTML5
13 24 (15.48%) MySQL
14 21 (13.55%) ASP.NET
15 20 (12.90%) CSS3
16 17 (10.97%) AngularJS
17 16 (10.32%) Degree
18 15 (9.68%) Microsoft
18 15 (9.68%) Oracle
19 14 (9.03%) User Experience
19 14 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
20 12 (7.74%) Computer Science
20 12 (7.74%) Finance
21 11 (7.10%) Python
21 11 (7.10%) WordPress
21 11 (7.10%) Spring
22 10 (6.45%) T-SQL

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 11 (7.10%) WordPress
2 5 (3.23%) Confluence
3 4 (2.58%) CMS
3 4 (2.58%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.94%) Drupal
4 3 (1.94%) IIS
4 3 (1.94%) Jetty
5 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) Moodle
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.65%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Magento
2 2 (1.29%) KANA IQ
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.94%) GitHub
3 2 (1.29%) AdWords
3 2 (1.29%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.65%) Firebase
4 1 (0.65%) Google Play
4 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.29%) Internet
1 2 (1.29%) Network Security
2 1 (0.65%) DNS
2 1 (0.65%) DVB
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.48%) MySQL
3 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.29%) MS Access
5 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.65%) QlikView
6 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.87%) JIRA
2 5 (3.23%) Maven
2 5 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.58%) Ant
3 4 (2.58%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.29%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.29%) Hudson
4 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.29%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.29%) Subversion
4 2 (1.29%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.65%) Grunt
5 1 (0.65%) gulp
5 1 (0.65%) JUnit
5 1 (0.65%) NUnit
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.65%) Selenium
5 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (7.74%) Finance
2 9 (5.81%) Marketing
3 7 (4.52%) Banking
3 7 (4.52%) Retail
4 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.29%) Advertising
5 2 (1.29%) Back Office
5 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.29%) Front Office
5 2 (1.29%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (45.16%) HTML
2 63 (40.65%) CSS
3 37 (23.87%) .NET
4 27 (17.42%) jQuery
5 25 (16.13%) HTML5
6 21 (13.55%) ASP.NET
7 20 (12.90%) CSS3
8 17 (10.97%) AngularJS
9 14 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (7.10%) Spring
11 9 (5.81%) Ajax
11 9 (5.81%) OpenLayers
11 9 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (5.81%) XML
12 8 (5.16%) D3.js
13 7 (4.52%) Node.js
13 7 (4.52%) Sass
14 6 (3.87%) JSON
14 6 (3.87%) LESS
14 6 (3.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.03%) User Experience
2 12 (7.74%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.94%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.94%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (1.94%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.94%) Interactive TV
4 3 (1.94%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.94%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.29%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.29%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) Derivative
6 1 (0.65%) DTV
6 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.65%) Physics
6 1 (0.65%) Replication
6 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.81%) Linux
2 6 (3.87%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.94%) Windows
4 2 (1.29%) Unix
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.23%) Web Development
2 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (18.06%) MVC
4 27 (17.42%) Front End Development
5 9 (5.81%) TDD
6 8 (5.16%) E-Commerce
7 7 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (4.52%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (3.87%) iOS Development
8 6 (3.87%) Scrum
8 6 (3.87%) Waterfall
9 5 (3.23%) OO
9 5 (3.23%) SDLC
10 4 (2.58%) Data Modelling
10 4 (2.58%) Integration Testing
10 4 (2.58%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (2.58%) Process Improvement
10 4 (2.58%) Test Strategy
10 4 (2.58%) Web Design
11 3 (1.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 63 (40.65%) JavaScript
2 44 (28.39%) SQL
3 39 (25.16%) Java
4 36 (23.23%) PHP
5 30 (19.35%) C#
6 11 (7.10%) Python
7 10 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.23%) C++
8 5 (3.23%) Objective-C
8 5 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.58%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.58%) Perl
9 4 (2.58%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.29%) Ruby
10 2 (1.29%) VB
11 1 (0.65%) C
11 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.65%) RPG
11 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (10.32%) Degree
2 3 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) HND
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 15 (9.68%) Oracle
2 5 (3.23%) Zend
3 4 (2.58%) Pega
4 3 (1.94%) Tableau
4 3 (1.94%) Twitter
5 2 (1.29%) Google
5 2 (1.29%) Sage
5 2 (1.29%) Solace
5 2 (1.29%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.65%) HP
6 1 (0.65%) hybris
6 1 (0.65%) Intershop
6 1 (0.65%) RedGate
6 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.65%) VMware
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