The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 27 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.46% 2.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 2.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£168 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.53 £12.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-17.39% -15.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
132 85 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 96.35% 100.00% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 30 29
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £136 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £50.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Junior
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) BPR

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) BPR
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA