Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior Developer was £283 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 539 532
Rank change year-on-year -32 -7 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 68 69 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 59 46
London median daily rate £283 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £125 £140 £113
90th Percentile £438 £488 £338
England median daily rate £239 £213 £213
% change year-on-year +12.35% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
London median hourly rate £14.50 - £14.50
10th Percentile £13.75 - £14.25
90th Percentile £15.25 - £25.35
England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Central London -1 15 £375 -16.67% 16
West London -11 1 £150 -19.46% 6
East London - 1 £150 - 1
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 26 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 24 (35.29%) Java
3 23 (33.82%) SQL
4 21 (30.88%) Finance
5 20 (29.41%) HTML
5 20 (29.41%) C#
5 20 (29.41%) Banking
6 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (25.00%) CSS
8 15 (22.06%) .NET
9 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
10 12 (17.65%) Spring
10 12 (17.65%) Degree
10 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
11 11 (16.18%) MVC
12 10 (14.71%) Web Development
13 9 (13.24%) Investment Banking
13 9 (13.24%) TDD
13 9 (13.24%) Unix
14 8 (11.76%) OO
14 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
15 7 (10.29%) Linux
15 7 (10.29%) Oracle
15 7 (10.29%) Python
16 6 (8.82%) Retail
16 6 (8.82%) JSON
16 6 (8.82%) HTML5
16 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
16 6 (8.82%) Front End Development
17 5 (7.35%) Computer Science 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 2 (2.94%) CMS
1 2 (2.94%) JBoss
1 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) nginx
2 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.47%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) FTP
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.47%) MS Access
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) QlikView
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) JUnit
2 4 (5.88%) Protractor
2 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) jMock
5 1 (1.47%) Maven
5 1 (1.47%) Mockito
5 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 20 (29.41%) Banking
3 9 (13.24%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.82%) Retail
5 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
6 4 (5.88%) Front Office
7 2 (2.94%) Marketing
8 1 (1.47%) Back Office
8 1 (1.47%) Law
8 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) HTML
2 17 (25.00%) CSS
3 15 (22.06%) .NET
4 12 (17.65%) Spring
5 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.82%) HTML5
6 6 (8.82%) JSON
7 5 (7.35%) J2EE
7 5 (7.35%) jQuery
7 5 (7.35%) Spring MVC
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.88%) RESTEasy
8 4 (5.88%) Web Services
8 4 (5.88%) XML
9 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (4.41%) CSS3
9 3 (4.41%) SOAP
9 3 (4.41%) WPF
10 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.94%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.88%) User Experience
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.41%) Derivative
3 3 (4.41%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.41%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Equities
4 1 (1.47%) Fintech
4 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Unix
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.18%) MVC
3 10 (14.71%) Web Development
4 9 (13.24%) TDD
5 8 (11.76%) OO
6 6 (8.82%) Front End Development
7 5 (7.35%) Mathematics
7 5 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) SDLC
7 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.88%) B2B
8 4 (5.88%) OOP
8 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.41%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.41%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.41%) RAD
9 3 (4.41%) Scrum
9 3 (4.41%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.41%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 24 (35.29%) Java
3 23 (33.82%) SQL
4 20 (29.41%) C#
5 7 (10.29%) Python
6 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.35%) VBA
7 4 (5.88%) PHP
8 3 (4.41%) C++
8 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.41%) VB
9 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.94%) VBScript
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Ab Initio
2 5 (7.35%) Capita
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe
3 1 (1.47%) Blue Prism
3 1 (1.47%) hybris
3 1 (1.47%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.47%) Sitecore