Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior Developer was £231 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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 Developer
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 743 724 717
Rank change year-on-year -19 -7 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 119 132 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 93 83
England median daily rate £231 £213 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £125 £121 £106
90th Percentile £400 £423 £335
UK median daily rate £220 £214 £217
% change year-on-year +2.92% -1.27% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 19
England median hourly rate £15.04 £16.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.03% +45.45% -16.98%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.50 £8.00
90th Percentile £24.65 £23.70 £21.60
UK median hourly rate £15.04 £16.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -6.03% +45.45% -16.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
London -10 68 £240 +6.67% 59
South East +8 25 £250 +92.31% 39
North of England +55 10 £200 -1.23% 37
East of England +1 8 £360 +105.71% 16
North West +30 6 £200 +33.33% 25
Midlands +22 5 £125 -26.47% 26
Yorkshire +26 4 £280 +86.67% 11
West Midlands +14 4 £125 -53.27% 15
South West -8 4 £225 +12.50% 9
East Midlands -4 1 - - 10
Junior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 50 (42.02%) JavaScript
2 46 (38.66%) HTML
3 43 (36.13%) CSS
4 31 (26.05%) Java
5 29 (24.37%) SQL
5 29 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (22.69%) C#
7 26 (21.85%) Finance
8 23 (19.33%) .NET
9 20 (16.81%) Banking
9 20 (16.81%) Front End Development
10 19 (15.97%) SQL Server
10 19 (15.97%) Web Development
11 18 (15.13%) Degree
11 18 (15.13%) jQuery
12 16 (13.45%) Spring
13 14 (11.76%) MVC
13 14 (11.76%) HTML5
13 14 (11.76%) AngularJS
14 13 (10.92%) JSON
14 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
14 13 (10.92%) TDD
15 12 (10.08%) CSS3
16 11 (9.24%) Retail
17 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET
17 10 (8.40%) Unix
17 10 (8.40%) Linux
17 10 (8.40%) OO
17 10 (8.40%) Python
17 10 (8.40%) Microsoft

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 3 (2.52%) Apache
2 2 (1.68%) CMS
2 2 (1.68%) JBoss
2 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.68%) WordPress
3 1 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.84%) Confluence
3 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.84%) IIS
3 1 (0.84%) nginx
3 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.84%) InDesign
3 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Maximo
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.84%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) HTTP
1 3 (2.52%) Internet
1 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.84%) FTP
2 1 (0.84%) Intranet
2 1 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) MySQL
2 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.68%) Big Data
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.84%) DB2
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.84%) MS Access
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.84%) QlikView
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.04%) JUnit
4 5 (4.20%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.36%) JIRA
5 4 (3.36%) Maven
5 4 (3.36%) Protractor
6 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.68%) Selenium
6 2 (1.68%) Subversion
7 1 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.84%) gulp
7 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.84%) jMock
7 1 (0.84%) Mockito
7 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (21.85%) Finance
2 20 (16.81%) Banking
3 11 (9.24%) Retail
4 9 (7.56%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.20%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Automotive
7 1 (0.84%) Back Office
7 1 (0.84%) Electronics
7 1 (0.84%) Law
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (38.66%) HTML
2 43 (36.13%) CSS
3 23 (19.33%) .NET
4 18 (15.13%) jQuery
5 16 (13.45%) Spring
6 14 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 14 (11.76%) HTML5
7 13 (10.92%) JSON
8 12 (10.08%) CSS3
9 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET
10 9 (7.56%) Web Services
11 8 (6.72%) XML
12 6 (5.04%) J2EE
12 6 (5.04%) Spring MVC
13 5 (4.20%) Ajax
13 5 (4.20%) Django
13 5 (4.20%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.20%) REST
14 4 (3.36%) RESTEasy
15 3 (2.52%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.88%) User Experience
3 5 (4.20%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.36%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.52%) Derivative
5 3 (2.52%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.52%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.52%) Social Media
6 2 (1.68%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Equities
7 1 (0.84%) Fintech
7 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.84%) NHS
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.40%) Linux
1 10 (8.40%) Unix
2 6 (5.04%) Windows
3 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.68%) Android
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.81%) Front End Development
3 19 (15.97%) Web Development
4 14 (11.76%) MVC
5 13 (10.92%) TDD
6 10 (8.40%) OO
7 7 (5.88%) OOP
7 7 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 6 (5.04%) Analytics
9 5 (4.20%) Content Development
9 5 (4.20%) CRM
9 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.20%) Mathematics
9 5 (4.20%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (4.20%) Scrum
9 5 (4.20%) SDLC
10 4 (3.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (3.36%) Robotic Process Automation
10 4 (3.36%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.36%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.02%) JavaScript
2 31 (26.05%) Java
3 29 (24.37%) SQL
4 27 (22.69%) C#
5 10 (8.40%) Python
6 9 (7.56%) PHP
7 6 (5.04%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.20%) VBA
9 4 (3.36%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.52%) C++
10 3 (2.52%) VB
11 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.68%) Ruby
11 2 (1.68%) VBScript
12 1 (0.84%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.84%) ES6
12 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.52%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.04%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) Ab Initio
3 5 (4.20%) Capita
4 2 (1.68%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.84%) Adobe
5 1 (0.84%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.84%) Google
5 1 (0.84%) hybris
5 1 (0.84%) IBM
5 1 (0.84%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.84%) Xamarin