Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior was £268 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 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 of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 165 177
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 35 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.68% 0.62% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.64% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 20
East of England median daily rate £268 £258 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +28.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £130 £125 £95
90th Percentile £388 £425 £304
England median daily rate £250 £225 £225
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
East of England median hourly rate £18.85 £15.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.61% +38.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.63 £9.75
90th Percentile £34.88 £15.88 £13.25
England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.70 £12.50
% change year-on-year +2.04% +17.60% +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 of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4851 4659 5596
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 95.59% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2788 2689 3270
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 378 535
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.55% +6.88% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.23 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in the East of England

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in the East of England

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior in the East of England

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in the East of England

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Junior in the East of England

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire 0 19 £238 -5.94% 8
Bedfordshire - 6 £150 - 2
Cambridgeshire -23 5 £370 +11.70% 20
Essex -17 3 £120 -48.39% 5
Suffolk +12 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £360 - 3
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (22.86%) JIRA
3 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
4 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Workflow
4 7 (20.00%) Legal
4 7 (20.00%) HP
4 7 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
6 5 (14.29%) Web Development
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) CSS
6 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.29%) HTML
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.43%) JSON
7 4 (11.43%) jQuery
7 4 (11.43%) HTML5
7 4 (11.43%) CSS3
7 4 (11.43%) Analytics
8 3 (8.57%) Business Analytics
8 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (8.57%) Social Media
8 3 (8.57%) Progressive Enhancement
8 3 (8.57%) Dojo
8 3 (8.57%) Ajax
8 3 (8.57%) Spring

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (8.57%) Apache
1 3 (8.57%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) WebEx
3 1 (2.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JIRA
2 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) CSS
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (11.43%) CSS3
2 4 (11.43%) HTML5
2 4 (11.43%) jQuery
2 4 (11.43%) JSON
3 3 (8.57%) Ajax
3 3 (8.57%) Dojo
3 3 (8.57%) Spring
4 2 (5.71%) PRADO
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Social Media
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
3 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 7 (20.00%) Workflow
4 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) Web Development
6 4 (11.43%) Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) ERP
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (8.57%) OOP
7 3 (8.57%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.57%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) vSphere
1 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Apple
3 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.86%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Huawei
4 1 (2.86%) iManage
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Tableau
4 1 (2.86%) VMware