The median contractor rate for a Junior Developer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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.

Junior Developer
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 506 539 549
Rank change year-on-year +33 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 60 76 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 26
Median daily rate £200 £200 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £90 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £326 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £150 £190
% change year-on-year +33.33% -21.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Median hourly rate £137.50 £15.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +787.09% -1.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £11.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.50 £15.90 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year - -30.15%  

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 39295 46721 46527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25610 30627 28567
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1460 1889
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +31 43 £218 -8.42% 63
South East +11 6 £150 - 48
Yorkshire +13 4 £125 -43.18% 15
East of England -3 4 £200 -13.51% 14
North West +23 2 - - 22
South West +2 1 £200 +66.66% 16
Junior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 56 (45.53%) HTML
2 49 (39.84%) CSS
3 42 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 32 (26.02%) C#
4 32 (26.02%) SQL
5 28 (22.76%) .NET
6 27 (21.95%) Java
6 27 (21.95%) Web Development
6 27 (21.95%) Front End Development
7 26 (21.14%) SQL Server
8 24 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (17.89%) Degree
10 20 (16.26%) ASP.NET
11 19 (15.45%) Finance
11 19 (15.45%) HTML5
12 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
13 17 (13.82%) Banking
14 16 (13.01%) Computer Science
14 16 (13.01%) jQuery
14 16 (13.01%) OO
15 13 (10.57%) Python
15 13 (10.57%) AngularJS
16 12 (9.76%) MySQL
16 12 (9.76%) Git (software)
17 11 (8.94%) TDD
17 11 (8.94%) Games
17 11 (8.94%) PHP
17 11 (8.94%) CSS3
18 9 (7.32%) T-SQL
18 9 (7.32%) Scrum

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 6 (4.88%) CMS
2 5 (4.07%) Drupal
2 5 (4.07%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.25%) IIS
4 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.44%) WordPress
5 2 (1.63%) Confluence
5 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.81%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.69%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.63%) InDesign
5 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.81%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.88%) GitHub
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Heroku
5 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) HTTP
1 2 (1.63%) Internet
1 2 (1.63%) Intranet
2 1 (0.81%) LDAP
2 1 (0.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) MySQL
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.44%) Big Data
6 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.44%) Redis
7 2 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.81%) QualityStage
8 1 (0.81%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.88%) JIRA
2 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.44%) Maven
4 3 (2.44%) Subversion
5 2 (1.63%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.63%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.81%) Bower
6 1 (0.81%) Gradle
6 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.81%) NCrunch
6 1 (0.81%) NuGet
6 1 (0.81%) Protractor
6 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.81%) webpack
6 1 (0.81%) WebStorm
General
1 19 (15.45%) Finance
2 17 (13.82%) Banking
3 11 (8.94%) Games
4 7 (5.69%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.88%) Advertising
5 6 (4.88%) Retail
6 5 (4.07%) Military
7 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.44%) Marketing
9 2 (1.63%) Back Office
9 2 (1.63%) French Language
9 2 (1.63%) Legal
9 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.63%) Publishing
10 1 (0.81%) Billing
10 1 (0.81%) Front Office
10 1 (0.81%) Law
10 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (45.53%) HTML
2 49 (39.84%) CSS
3 28 (22.76%) .NET
4 20 (16.26%) ASP.NET
5 19 (15.45%) HTML5
6 16 (13.01%) jQuery
7 13 (10.57%) AngularJS
8 11 (8.94%) CSS3
9 8 (6.50%) Django
10 5 (4.07%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.07%) Node.js
10 5 (4.07%) React
10 5 (4.07%) Sass
10 5 (4.07%) Spring
11 4 (3.25%) Laravel
11 4 (3.25%) Web Services
12 3 (2.44%) Ajax
12 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.44%) JSON
12 3 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.88%) Fintech
2 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.88%) User Experience
3 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.44%) Spread Betting
4 2 (1.63%) FMCG
4 2 (1.63%) Robotics
4 2 (1.63%) STB
5 1 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.81%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.50%) Linux
2 6 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.88%) Windows
3 5 (4.07%) Unix
4 2 (1.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.95%) Front End Development
1 27 (21.95%) Web Development
2 24 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.01%) OO
4 11 (8.94%) TDD
5 9 (7.32%) Scrum
6 8 (6.50%) MVC
7 7 (5.69%) Analytics
8 6 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.88%) Case Management
8 6 (4.88%) Document Management
8 6 (4.88%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.88%) OOP
8 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.25%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.25%) iOS Development
9 4 (3.25%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (3.25%) SDLC
10 3 (2.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 42 (34.15%) JavaScript
2 32 (26.02%) C#
2 32 (26.02%) SQL
3 27 (21.95%) Java
4 13 (10.57%) Python
5 11 (8.94%) PHP
6 9 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.25%) Scala
8 3 (2.44%) C++
8 3 (2.44%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.63%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.63%) C
9 2 (1.63%) ES6
9 2 (1.63%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.63%) Ruby
9 2 (1.63%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.63%) VBA
10 1 (0.81%) Go
10 1 (0.81%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (17.89%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) Postgraduate
3 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.07%) Xerox
3 4 (3.25%) Adobe
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle
4 3 (2.44%) Sybase
5 2 (1.63%) Blue Prism
5 2 (1.63%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.81%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.81%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.81%) hybris
6 1 (0.81%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) Sun
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