The median contractor rate for a Junior was £229 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 149 176
Rank change year-on-year +18 +27  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 34 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.03% 0.59% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.61% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 29
Median daily rate £229 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.77% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £306 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £220 £200
% change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.07 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% -6.45%  

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 3148 3259 5509
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.51% 95.74% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2639 4250
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 £325 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 99
Median hourly rate £17.77 £20.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.15% +1.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.57 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in the City of London

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Degree
3 10 (20.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (18.00%) Windows
4 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) ITIL
5 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (14.00%) CSS
6 7 (14.00%) SQL
6 7 (14.00%) HTML
6 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (10.00%) Banking
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.00%) JIRA
9 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (8.00%) French Language
9 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (8.00%) RESTful
9 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (8.00%) ServiceNow
9 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (6.00%) Apache
1 3 (6.00%) nginx
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Ethereum
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (2.00%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) GitHub
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) DHCP
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) Broadband
3 1 (2.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.00%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.00%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) QlikView
4 1 (2.00%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.00%) Bower
4 1 (2.00%) Grunt
4 1 (2.00%) gulp
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) French Language
4 3 (6.00%) Law
5 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.00%) Front Office
5 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.00%) Automotive
6 1 (2.00%) Back Office
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Economy
6 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.00%) Publishing
6 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) CSS
1 7 (14.00%) HTML
2 4 (8.00%) RESTful
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) LAMP
3 3 (6.00%) Laravel
3 3 (6.00%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (6.00%) Symfony
4 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.00%) CSS3
5 1 (2.00%) D3.js
5 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) jQuery
5 1 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.00%) NHS
3 3 (6.00%) Replication
3 3 (6.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.00%) Fintech
4 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.00%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.00%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.00%) Animation
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.00%) RIA
5 1 (2.00%) Robotics
5 1 (2.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Project Management
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) ITIL
4 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) Document Management
7 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.00%) ITSM
7 3 (6.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) OO
7 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.00%) Scrum
8 2 (4.00%) CRM
8 2 (4.00%) Data Management
8 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) C
4 3 (6.00%) C#
4 3 (6.00%) PHP
4 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.00%) R
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) Scala
5 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) PMO
2 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) vCloud
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.00%) Ansible
1 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (8.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Snow
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe
4 2 (4.00%) Lotus
4 2 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.00%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) iManage
5 1 (2.00%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.00%) Tableau
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