The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 64 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.80% 1.43% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.55% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £209 £236
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -31.94%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
712 515 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.44% 91.80% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 310 300
Average daily rate £365 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 32
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.68 £20.70 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Junior
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Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
South Wales -17 3 £235 -12.55% 1
West Wales - 3 £300 - 1
North Wales - - - - 3
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Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Junior 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 in their job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Java
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
1 9 (52.94%) OO
1 9 (52.94%) SVG
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) TDD
1 9 (52.94%) Pair Programming
1 9 (52.94%) Process Management
1 9 (52.94%) Web Development
1 9 (52.94%) Batik
1 9 (52.94%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (52.94%) Scala
1 9 (52.94%) CouchDB
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (52.94%) BDD
1 9 (52.94%) Akka
1 9 (52.94%) Play Framework
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
4 1 (5.88%) P3O
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Banking

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Junior 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) CouchDB
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
1 9 (52.94%) SVG
1 9 (52.94%) Batik
1 9 (52.94%) Akka
1 9 (52.94%) Play Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) OO
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) TDD
1 9 (52.94%) Pair Programming
1 9 (52.94%) Process Management
1 9 (52.94%) Web Development
1 9 (52.94%) BDD
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
1 9 (52.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) SAP