The median contractor rate for a Junior Developer was £240 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 390 392
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 32 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 20
Median daily rate £240 £210 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -23.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £145 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £327 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £150 £194
% change year-on-year +16.66% -22.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.25 - -
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in London

Junior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior Developer in London

Junior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior Developer in London

Junior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior Developer in London

Junior Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London -2 4 £175 -16.66% 9
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 39 (52.00%) HTML
2 36 (48.00%) CSS
3 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
4 28 (37.33%) Degree
4 28 (37.33%) Computer Science
5 23 (30.67%) C#
6 22 (29.33%) SQL
6 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
6 22 (29.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (25.33%) Web Development
8 15 (20.00%) jQuery
8 15 (20.00%) .NET
8 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 15 (20.00%) Finance
9 14 (18.67%) Banking
9 14 (18.67%) OO
10 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (17.33%) TDD
10 13 (17.33%) HTML5
11 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 12 (16.00%) Python
11 12 (16.00%) Front End Development
12 11 (14.67%) Java
13 10 (13.33%) Mathematics
13 10 (13.33%) Investment Banking
14 9 (12.00%) CSS3
15 8 (10.67%) MySQL
15 8 (10.67%) VBA
15 8 (10.67%) JIRA
15 8 (10.67%) Numerate Degree

Junior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (8.00%) CMS
2 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.00%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) nginx
4 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.33%) Drupal
5 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.33%) Ethereum
5 1 (1.33%) JBoss
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.67%) InDesign
5 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (4.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Heroku
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
1 1 (1.33%) Intranet
1 1 (1.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) MySQL
3 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.00%) Big Data
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.33%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.67%) JIRA
3 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.00%) JUnit
5 3 (4.00%) Subversion
6 2 (2.67%) Bower
6 2 (2.67%) Maven
6 2 (2.67%) webpack
7 1 (1.33%) Ant
7 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.33%) Gradle
7 1 (1.33%) Grunt
7 1 (1.33%) gulp
7 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.33%) NCrunch
7 1 (1.33%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.33%) NuGet
7 1 (1.33%) Protractor
7 1 (1.33%) WebStorm
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Banking
3 10 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 7 (9.33%) Front Office
5 5 (6.67%) Marketing
6 3 (4.00%) Advertising
7 2 (2.67%) Billing
7 2 (2.67%) French Language
7 2 (2.67%) Games
7 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.67%) Retail
8 1 (1.33%) Digital Economy
8 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (52.00%) HTML
2 36 (48.00%) CSS
3 15 (20.00%) .NET
3 15 (20.00%) jQuery
4 13 (17.33%) HTML5
5 9 (12.00%) CSS3
6 6 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (8.00%) Django
7 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.67%) Node.js
8 4 (5.33%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (5.33%) React
8 4 (5.33%) RESTful
8 4 (5.33%) Spring
8 4 (5.33%) WPF
9 3 (4.00%) OpenCV
9 3 (4.00%) Pandas
9 3 (4.00%) Sass
9 3 (4.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.33%) Hedge funds
3 6 (8.00%) Credit Risk
3 6 (8.00%) Derivative
3 6 (8.00%) Fintech
3 6 (8.00%) Market Risk
4 3 (4.00%) NHS
4 3 (4.00%) STB
5 2 (2.67%) Robotics
6 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.33%) FMCG
6 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Web Development
2 14 (18.67%) OO
3 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.33%) TDD
4 12 (16.00%) Front End Development
5 10 (13.33%) Mathematics
6 7 (9.33%) RAD
6 7 (9.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.00%) Scrum
8 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.67%) MVC
9 4 (5.33%) DevOps
9 4 (5.33%) OOP
9 4 (5.33%) Robotic Process Automation
10 3 (4.00%) B2B
10 3 (4.00%) Code Coverage
10 3 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (4.00%) ETL
10 3 (4.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
2 23 (30.67%) C#
3 22 (29.33%) SQL
4 12 (16.00%) Python
5 11 (14.67%) Java
6 8 (10.67%) VBA
7 5 (6.67%) PHP
7 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.00%) Ruby
8 3 (4.00%) VB
9 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.33%) C
10 1 (1.33%) C++
10 1 (1.33%) Go
10 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.33%) R
10 1 (1.33%) Scala
10 1 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (37.33%) Degree
2 22 (29.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (10.67%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (4.00%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) GxP
1 2 (2.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) Adobe
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.67%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
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