The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 129 112 110
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 17 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.54% 0.38% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.40% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 7
Average daily rate
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£148 £260 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.15% -7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £186 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £213 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.57 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+18.31% -10.08%
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 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2950 2233 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.80% 93.16% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 1344 1140
Average daily rate £360 £331 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.67% +3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 124 140
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Junior
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
West Yorkshire -20 10 £249 -3.94% 11
South Yorkshire -13 4 £88 - 3
East Yorkshire - 2 £105 - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 7
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (37.04%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 5 (18.52%) Banking
4 5 (18.52%) Degree
5 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) Apple
6 3 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 3 (11.11%) Application Packaging
6 3 (11.11%) Local Government
6 3 (11.11%) Change Control
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (7.41%) NAS
7 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.41%) Confluence
7 2 (7.41%) JIRA
7 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
7 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Android
7 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.41%) Practice Management

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (7.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.41%) NAS
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Local Government
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Billing
5 1 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Tandem
4 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Practice Management
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Android Development
5 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.70%) SDLC
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.41%) HND
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Apple
2 3 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) NetApp
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) VMware