The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 60 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.76% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.48% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Median daily rate £160 £201 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% -33.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £136 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £266 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £215 £213
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £10.53
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +18.68%
Junior
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
643 838 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 98.17% 96.10% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 599 508
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 52 26
Median hourly rate £12.38 £11.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Junior in the job title.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the Wales region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the Wales region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Junior
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
South Wales +17 5 £160 -43.36% 5
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Junior 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 across the Wales region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) R
2 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (22.22%) QGIS
2 2 (22.22%) Spatial Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stata
2 2 (22.22%) GIS
2 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
2 2 (22.22%) Text Mining
2 2 (22.22%) PhD
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
2 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
1 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Stata
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) QGIS
1 2 (22.22%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Spatial Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Web Design
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) R
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PhD
1 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco