The median contractor rate for a Junior Developer was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 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 / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 259 262
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Developer 7 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.090% 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.14% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Median daily rate £175 £113 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -43.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £92 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £196 £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £155 £200
% change year-on-year +4.83% -22.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.07 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.00% -  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7341 8574 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.49% 95.03% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4284 5129 5122
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 385 429
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in the South East

Junior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior Developer in the South East

Junior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior Developer in the South East

Junior Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Berkshire +18 2 £176 - 7
Hampshire +10 1 £175 -26.31% 8
Surrey +5 1 - - 14
Oxfordshire -11 1 £205 +82.22% 5
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £150 -
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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

1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Graceful Degradation
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) React
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (8.33%) Maven
6 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (8.33%) Dojo
6 1 (8.33%) WPF
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

Junior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) React
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) Dojo
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Graceful Degradation
2 2 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
3 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Peer-to-Peer Lending
3 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) SOLID
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft