The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 87 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 9 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 0.76% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.81% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Average daily rate
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£260 £280 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.32% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £146 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £210 £233
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.53 £12.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -29.41%
Junior
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1580 1479 1828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.55% 94.26% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 790 998
Average daily rate £340 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 75 74
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Junior
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 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
Leeds +7 4 £250 +56.25% 9
Bradford 0 4 £205 -45.33% 1
Halifax -9 1 £269 -6.59% 2
Huddersfield - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Otley - - - -
Sowerby Bridge - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - -
Junior
Yorkshire

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 4 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (13.33%) Graphic Design
3 4 (13.33%) Apple
3 4 (13.33%) Adobe
3 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (6.67%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (6.67%) Degree

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) Star Schema
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) Symfony
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) Change Management
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Budget Control
5 1 (3.33%) Web Design
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe
1 4 (13.33%) Apple
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Appcelerator