Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior Software Developer was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 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 Software Developer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 865 859
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Software Developer 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.007% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
England median daily rate £175 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £162 £149 £290
90th Percentile £188 £315 £407
UK median daily rate £175 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -30.00% -16.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
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 £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
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 £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Junior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Developer in England

Junior Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior Software Developer in England

Junior Software 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 Software Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior Software Developer in England

Junior Software 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 Software Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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
South East +3 4 £175 +34.62% 9
London -20 1 - - 5
Midlands - 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Junior Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Junior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) NumPy
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria

Junior Software 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Django
3 2 (33.33%) NumPy
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
4 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft