The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Software Developer
Rank 592 575 570
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Software Developer 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.006% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £213 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -52.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
50887 47919 48399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.76% 92.66% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32224 29016 27128
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2084 2089 2613
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.80 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Junior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior Software Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior Software Developer within the UK.

Junior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior Software Developer within the UK.

Junior Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Software 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 Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 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 -13 3 - - 29
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 - - 2
Peterborough - 2 - -
South West - 1 - - 4
Bournemouth - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 4
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 4
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 3
South East - - - - 11
South Wales - - - -
Brighton - - - - 2
Bristol - - - - 1

Junior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) HTML

Junior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft