Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 18 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 75 85
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.38% 0.46% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.47% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Essex median daily rate £120 £233 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.39% +45.31% -41.82%
East of England median daily rate £238 £258 £200
% change year-on-year -7.77% +28.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Essex median hourly rate £12.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £18.85 £15.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year +23.61% +38.64% -6.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 762 852 1176
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 97.15% 96.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 502 667
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £230 £213 £226
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 154 159
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.95 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +6.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.94 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.84 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.10% +6.28% +4.68%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Essex

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in Essex

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in Essex

Junior
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 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
Saffron Walden - 2 - -
Junior
East of England

Junior Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 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 Essex region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) WebEx
2 1 (33.33%) Ticket Management
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) CMS

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WebEx
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ticket Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei