The median contractor rate for a Junior was £265 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
London / City of London
Rank 136 129 167
Rank change year-on-year -7 +38  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 18 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.87% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.91% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 18
Median daily rate £265 £288 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.82% +13.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £200 £228
% change year-on-year +12.50% -12.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.75 £11.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.09% -42.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £11.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year +35.55% -28.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2852 3174 4901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.26% 95.40% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2214 2527 3692
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 77
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +9.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.40 £27.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in the City of London

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in the City of London

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior in the City of London

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in the City of London

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 City of London region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Degree
3 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
4 6 (13.33%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.11%) CSS
5 5 (11.11%) HTML
5 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 4 (8.89%) Scala
6 4 (8.89%) Statistics
6 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (8.89%) Retail
6 4 (8.89%) MS Office
6 4 (8.89%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (6.67%) Unix
7 3 (6.67%) Windows
7 3 (6.67%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.67%) Sybase
7 3 (6.67%) Photoshop

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (4.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.22%) Ethereum
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.67%) Photoshop
4 2 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (2.22%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Broadband
1 1 (2.22%) DHCP
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) LDAP
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.22%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) QlikView
4 1 (2.22%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
2 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Retail
5 3 (6.67%) French Language
5 3 (6.67%) Games
6 2 (4.44%) Marketing
6 2 (4.44%) Publishing
7 1 (2.22%) Advertising
7 1 (2.22%) Automotive
7 1 (2.22%) Dutch Language
7 1 (2.22%) Law
7 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 5 (11.11%) CSS
1 5 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.22%) Angular 2
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.22%) CSS3
3 1 (2.22%) D3.js
3 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.22%) HTML5
3 1 (2.22%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.67%) Spread Betting
2 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.44%) Graphic Design
2 2 (4.44%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (2.22%) Animation
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.22%) Robotics
3 1 (2.22%) STB
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.22%) Video Editing
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Unix
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Statistics
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 3 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (4.44%) A/B Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Analytics
6 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.44%) CRM
6 2 (4.44%) Data Ingestion
6 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL
6 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.44%) Scrum
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Web Analytics
7 1 (2.22%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) Python
3 4 (8.89%) Scala
4 3 (6.67%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.44%) R
6 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) CIPD
2 1 (2.22%) PhD
2 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.22%) MiFID
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Sybase
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.22%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) hybris
4 1 (2.22%) Lotus
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) Tableau
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
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