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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Developer
UK
Rank 544 558 543
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 64 70 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 39
Median daily rate £210 £175 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £90 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £295 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £150 £175
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £162.50 £14.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1060.71% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.50 £13.45 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £164.50 £26.90 £62.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +15 50 £218 +28.88% 200
London +23 36 £225 +7.14% 76
Edinburgh - 12 £200 - 2
Scotland - 12 £200 - 3
City of London -4 7 £225 -4.25% 20
Yorkshire +14 3 £225 +2.27% 18
East Midlands - 3 - - 11
North West +20 2 £125 +11.11% 19
Manchester +10 2 £125 +11.11% 10
South East +9 2 - - 29
East of England +5 2 £163 +85.71% 13
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £225 - 5
Hinckley - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £225 - 2
West Yorkshire +21 1 - - 8
Surrey +14 1 - - 4
South West +12 1 £200 +66.66% 13
West Midlands +10 1 £121 - 17
Hampshire +8 1 - - 4
Cambridgeshire +6 1 £225 +157.14% 2
Norfolk - 1 £100 - 3
Dorset - 1 £200 - 2
Coventry - 1 £121 - 3
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 2
Wakefield - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £100 - 3
Northampton - 1 - - 1
Bournemouth - 1 £200 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 58 (41.13%) HTML
2 46 (32.62%) CSS
3 42 (29.79%) Java
4 40 (28.37%) JavaScript
5 37 (26.24%) SQL
6 33 (23.40%) C#
7 27 (19.15%) .NET
8 26 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (18.44%) Web Development
8 26 (18.44%) Degree
9 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
9 24 (17.02%) Finance
10 23 (16.31%) Front End Development
11 21 (14.89%) Microsoft
12 20 (14.18%) Banking
13 18 (12.77%) Computer Science
14 16 (11.35%) ASP.NET
14 16 (11.35%) Linux
14 16 (11.35%) Python
14 16 (11.35%) HTML5
15 15 (10.64%) Git (software)
16 13 (9.22%) jQuery
16 13 (9.22%) Spring
16 13 (9.22%) Software Engineering
16 13 (9.22%) OO
16 13 (9.22%) Scrum
17 12 (8.51%) Management Information System
17 12 (8.51%) MySQL
17 12 (8.51%) PHP
17 12 (8.51%) Django

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 5 (3.55%) Drupal
1 5 (3.55%) IIS
1 5 (3.55%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.84%) WordPress
3 3 (2.13%) CMS
3 3 (2.13%) Confluence
4 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.42%) JBoss
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.71%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.71%) Jetty
5 1 (0.71%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.84%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.71%) InDesign
4 1 (0.71%) MS Office
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) GitHub
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Heroku
4 1 (0.71%) PaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) Internet
2 2 (1.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.71%) LDAP
3 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.51%) MySQL
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.84%) Redis
5 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.42%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.42%) QualityStage
7 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.26%) JIRA
3 5 (3.55%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.84%) Maven
5 3 (2.13%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.13%) Subversion
5 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.42%) Selenium
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.71%) Bower
7 1 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.71%) NCrunch
7 1 (0.71%) NuGet
7 1 (0.71%) Protractor
7 1 (0.71%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.71%) WebStorm
General
1 24 (17.02%) Finance
2 20 (14.18%) Banking
3 10 (7.09%) Games
4 8 (5.67%) Retail
5 6 (4.26%) Advertising
5 6 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.55%) Military
7 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.42%) Back Office
9 2 (1.42%) Legal
9 2 (1.42%) Marketing
9 2 (1.42%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.71%) Automotive
10 1 (0.71%) Front Office
10 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (41.13%) HTML
2 46 (32.62%) CSS
3 27 (19.15%) .NET
4 16 (11.35%) ASP.NET
4 16 (11.35%) HTML5
5 13 (9.22%) jQuery
5 13 (9.22%) Spring
6 12 (8.51%) Django
7 10 (7.09%) AngularJS
8 9 (6.38%) XML
9 8 (5.67%) CSS3
10 7 (4.96%) Web Services
11 5 (3.55%) Node.js
12 4 (2.84%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.84%) J2EE
12 4 (2.84%) JSON
12 4 (2.84%) Laravel
12 4 (2.84%) React
13 3 (2.13%) REST
13 3 (2.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.55%) User Experience
4 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.13%) Spread Betting
5 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.42%) Fintech
5 2 (1.42%) FMCG
5 2 (1.42%) Robotics
6 1 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) SCORM
6 1 (0.71%) W3C
6 1 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.35%) Linux
2 8 (5.67%) Windows
3 7 (4.96%) Unix
4 6 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (18.44%) Web Development
2 23 (16.31%) Front End Development
3 13 (9.22%) OO
3 13 (9.22%) Scrum
3 13 (9.22%) Software Engineering
4 10 (7.09%) MVC
4 10 (7.09%) TDD
5 6 (4.26%) Analytics
5 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (4.26%) Case Management
5 6 (4.26%) Document Management
5 6 (4.26%) E-Commerce
5 6 (4.26%) SDLC
6 4 (2.84%) Business Analysis
6 4 (2.84%) iOS Development
6 4 (2.84%) Migration
6 4 (2.84%) OOP
7 3 (2.13%) Code Coverage
7 3 (2.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.79%) Java
2 40 (28.37%) JavaScript
3 37 (26.24%) SQL
4 33 (23.40%) C#
5 16 (11.35%) Python
6 12 (8.51%) PHP
7 9 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.55%) Scala
8 5 (3.55%) VBA
9 4 (2.84%) C++
9 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.13%) C
11 2 (1.42%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.42%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.42%) VB
11 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.71%) ES6
12 1 (0.71%) Go
12 1 (0.71%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 26 (18.44%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Ansible
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.55%) Oracle
2 5 (3.55%) Xerox
3 4 (2.84%) SAP
3 4 (2.84%) Sybase
4 2 (1.42%) Adobe
4 2 (1.42%) Blue Prism
4 2 (1.42%) hybris
4 2 (1.42%) IBM
5 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.71%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.71%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.71%) Sun
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