Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 122 122
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 15 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.82% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.85% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 13
East Midlands median daily rate £250 £250 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +138.10% -53.33%
10th Percentile £188 £127 £95
90th Percentile £296 £283 £178
England median daily rate £250 £225 £225
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 17
East Midlands median hourly rate - £8.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.00% +23.76%
England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.85 £12.50
% change year-on-year +1.01% +18.80% +6.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3060 3166 3017
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.94% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1888 1973 1816
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £559 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 131 183
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.60 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.58% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £31.35
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in the East Midlands

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in the East Midlands

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior in the East Midlands

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in the East Midlands

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +5 7 £269 +25.00% 3
Northamptonshire -3 3 £200 -20.00% 3
Derbyshire -7 2 - - 3
Leicestershire -8 2 - - 5
Lincolnshire -2 1 £275 +100.00% 1
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 East Midlands region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (13.33%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Cutover Planning
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) PRADO
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) CMS
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Business Development
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (6.67%) PCI QSA
5 1 (6.67%) HIPAA
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (13.33%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) PRADO
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) COM
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Cutover Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (6.67%) Business Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) DSDM
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) KYC
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (6.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) HIPAA
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) hybris
2 1 (6.67%) SAP