The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Watford 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank - 14 21
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 3.66% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.75% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £163 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+62.96% +8.00%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
123 80 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 96.09% 97.56% 99.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 34 48
Average daily rate £375 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £23.86 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.86% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Junior
Hertfordshire

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 5 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7