The median contractor rate for a Junior was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Junior
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 107 92
Rank change year-on-year +37 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 28 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.52% 0.63% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.68% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Median daily rate £175 £175 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £120 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £283 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £223 £200
% change year-on-year -5.82% +11.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £9.50 £15.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.66% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.07 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.46% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1687 2209 2236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.78% 92.82% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 1179 1120
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 98 92
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.80 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Junior in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Berkshire

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Junior in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in Berkshire

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in Berkshire

Junior
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Reading +34 20 £138 -21.42% 4
Bracknell +10 5 £175 +40.00% 1
Newbury +4 1 £210 - 3
Junior
South East

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Berkshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 18 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 12 (28.57%) Back Office
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (11.90%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (11.90%) Statistics
7 4 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (9.52%) Huawei
7 4 (9.52%) Degree
7 4 (9.52%) Remedy
7 4 (9.52%) SLA
7 4 (9.52%) Finance
7 4 (9.52%) VoIP
7 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 3 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Windows
8 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (7.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (7.14%) Validation
8 3 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (7.14%) Front Office
8 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.14%) Fault Management
8 3 (7.14%) jQuery
8 3 (7.14%) Spreadsheet

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (7.14%) Photoshop
3 3 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) VoIP
2 2 (4.76%) 2G
2 2 (4.76%) 3G
2 2 (4.76%) 4G
3 1 (2.38%) DWDM
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
1 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 12 (28.57%) Back Office
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
4 3 (7.14%) Front Office
4 3 (7.14%) Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.38%) Electronics
6 1 (2.38%) French Language
6 1 (2.38%) German Language
6 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) jQuery
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) Dojo
3 1 (2.38%) EDI
3 1 (2.38%) Sass
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Photography
3 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.90%) Statistics
4 4 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) Fault Management
5 3 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Validation
6 2 (4.76%) Analytics
6 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Data Entry
6 2 (4.76%) Data Privacy
6 2 (4.76%) Graceful Degradation
6 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (4.76%) Web Analytics
6 2 (4.76%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) HND
3 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PMP
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Huawei
2 4 (9.52%) Remedy
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
3 2 (4.76%) MobileIron
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) SOTI
4 1 (2.38%) BMC
4 1 (2.38%) Cramer
4 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle