The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 102 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 17 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.67% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.71% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Median daily rate £206 £249 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.08% +24.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £306 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £239 £230
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.38 £12.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2263 2264 2012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.94% 94.41% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1217 1163
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 103 167
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +2.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry -17 5 £198 - 4
Solihull - 2 £175 -
Shropshire - 2 £283 - 2
Warwickshire -4 1 - - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £140 - 3
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 West Midlands region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 6 (21.43%) Project Management
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
1 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) PHP
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (10.71%) Unix
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) OOP
5 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (7.14%) QualityStage
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
1 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) HTML5
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 2 (7.14%) WCF
2 2 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
1 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
2 3 (10.71%) CRM
2 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) Data Management
3 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
3 2 (7.14%) IT Governance
3 2 (7.14%) Master Data Management
3 2 (7.14%) MVC
3 2 (7.14%) OOP
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) ERP
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) IBM
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Aruba
3 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.57%) BMC
3 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) F5
3 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.57%) TOWER Software
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