The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 102 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 20 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.28% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.31% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 7
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£181 - £186
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 - £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £211 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-6.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £7.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.57 £12.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-15.48% -24.24%
Junior
England

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
2334 1953 2157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.82% 92.21% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1031 1065
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 141 150
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £32.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Birmingham - 6 £225 - 5
Worcestershire - 6 £160 - 1
Coventry -7 3 £225 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £90 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Dudley - - - -
Halesowen - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (26.67%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) PHP
3 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) Intranet
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) MS Office
4 3 (10.00%) Classic ASP
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) OO
4 3 (10.00%) Apache
4 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (10.00%) SEO
4 3 (10.00%) Finance
4 3 (10.00%) Automotive
4 3 (10.00%) LAMP
4 3 (10.00%) MVC
4 3 (10.00%) Zend
4 3 (10.00%) Yii
4 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (6.67%) Resilience Testing
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) Social Media
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.33%) Magento
2 1 (3.33%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Intranet
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) MS Access
3 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.33%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Automotive
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) LAMP
4 3 (10.00%) Classic ASP
4 3 (10.00%) Yii
5 2 (6.67%) CSS3
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Project Management
2 3 (10.00%) OO
2 3 (10.00%) MVC
2 3 (10.00%) SEO
3 2 (6.67%) Service Management
3 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Content Management
3 2 (6.67%) Use Case
3 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Analytics
3 2 (6.67%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience Design
4 1 (3.33%) Budget Control
4 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.33%) Web Development
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) PHP
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VBScript
4 2 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Nagios
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) Zend
3 2 (6.67%) Avaya
3 2 (6.67%) NetIQ
3 2 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
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