The median contractor rate for a Junior Developer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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 Developer
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 563 557
Rank change year-on-year +35 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 54 69 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 36
Median daily rate £200 £175 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £112 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £266 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £150 £200
% change year-on-year +16.66% -25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.54 £11.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.22% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.29 £11.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +93.50% -50.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40228 46925 48391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.04% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26246 30992 30918
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1370 1877
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in England

Junior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior Developer in England

Junior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior Developer in England

Junior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior Developer in England

Junior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Junior Developer in England

Junior Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London +10 31 £265 +26.19% 66
Yorkshire +22 7 £125 -21.87% 19
South East +25 6 £175 +55.55% 45
South West +4 4 £218 +24.28% 18
East of England -4 3 - - 23
West Midlands +23 2 £100 -42.85% 13
North West +20 1 £70 - 31
Junior Developer
UK

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Junior Developer 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 England region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 65 (57.02%) HTML
2 62 (54.39%) CSS
3 53 (46.49%) JavaScript
4 34 (29.82%) C#
4 34 (29.82%) Degree
5 32 (28.07%) SQL Server
6 30 (26.32%) Computer Science
7 29 (25.44%) .NET
8 28 (24.56%) jQuery
9 27 (23.68%) SQL
10 26 (22.81%) Web Development
11 25 (21.93%) HTML5
12 22 (19.30%) CSS3
12 22 (19.30%) Computer Science Degree
13 21 (18.42%) Front End Development
14 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
15 18 (15.79%) ASP.NET
16 17 (14.91%) Finance
16 17 (14.91%) Java
17 16 (14.04%) Git (software)
18 15 (13.16%) OO
19 14 (12.28%) TDD
19 14 (12.28%) Banking
20 12 (10.53%) Python
21 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
22 10 (8.77%) Investment Banking
22 10 (8.77%) VBA
22 10 (8.77%) Photoshop
22 10 (8.77%) MySQL

Junior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (6.14%) Apache
1 7 (6.14%) CMS
2 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.51%) WordPress
3 3 (2.63%) nginx
3 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.75%) Drupal
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
5 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.88%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (4.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.75%) InDesign
6 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (2.63%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) GitHub
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Heroku
3 1 (0.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) HTTP
2 2 (1.75%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.77%) MySQL
3 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.63%) Big Data
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.88%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.02%) JIRA
3 7 (6.14%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.39%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.51%) Maven
5 4 (3.51%) Subversion
6 3 (2.63%) JUnit
7 2 (1.75%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.75%) Bower
7 2 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.75%) webpack
8 1 (0.88%) Gradle
8 1 (0.88%) Grunt
8 1 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.88%) Mockito
8 1 (0.88%) NCrunch
8 1 (0.88%) NuGet
8 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.88%) WebStorm
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 14 (12.28%) Banking
3 10 (8.77%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.14%) Front Office
5 5 (4.39%) Marketing
6 4 (3.51%) Advertising
6 4 (3.51%) Games
7 2 (1.75%) Billing
7 2 (1.75%) French Language
7 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.75%) Retail
8 1 (0.88%) Automotive
8 1 (0.88%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Publishing
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (57.02%) HTML
2 62 (54.39%) CSS
3 29 (25.44%) .NET
4 28 (24.56%) jQuery
5 25 (21.93%) HTML5
6 22 (19.30%) CSS3
7 18 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.26%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.26%) Classic ASP
9 6 (5.26%) Django
9 6 (5.26%) React
9 6 (5.26%) Spring
10 5 (4.39%) Ajax
10 5 (4.39%) JSON
10 5 (4.39%) RESTful
10 5 (4.39%) Sass
10 5 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (4.39%) WPF
10 5 (4.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.14%) Fintech
2 7 (6.14%) Hedge funds
3 6 (5.26%) Credit Risk
3 6 (5.26%) Derivative
3 6 (5.26%) Market Risk
3 6 (5.26%) User Experience
4 3 (2.63%) NHS
4 3 (2.63%) Social Media
4 3 (2.63%) STB
5 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.75%) Robotics
6 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) FMCG
6 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.14%) Linux
2 3 (2.63%) Windows
3 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) Web Development
2 21 (18.42%) Front End Development
3 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.16%) OO
5 14 (12.28%) TDD
6 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 9 (7.89%) Mathematics
8 8 (7.02%) MVC
9 7 (6.14%) OOP
9 7 (6.14%) RAD
9 7 (6.14%) Scrum
9 7 (6.14%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (4.39%) Robotic Process Automation
11 4 (3.51%) Analytics
11 4 (3.51%) CRM
11 4 (3.51%) DevOps
11 4 (3.51%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.51%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.49%) JavaScript
2 34 (29.82%) C#
3 27 (23.68%) SQL
4 17 (14.91%) Java
5 12 (10.53%) Python
6 10 (8.77%) VBA
7 8 (7.02%) PHP
8 7 (6.14%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.39%) VB
11 3 (2.63%) Ruby
12 2 (1.75%) ES6
12 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.75%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.88%) C
13 1 (0.88%) C++
13 1 (0.88%) Groovy
13 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (29.82%) Degree
2 22 (19.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (7.02%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (2.63%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) GxP
1 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) Ansible
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.39%) Adobe
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle
4 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.75%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.88%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.88%) SAP