The median contractor rate for a Junior was £208 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 April 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
England / South East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 189 199
Rank change year-on-year -22 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 42 86 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.88% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.93% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 64 29
Median daily rate £208 £170 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.05% -24.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £90 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £185 £223
% change year-on-year +10.81% -16.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.13% -26.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £6.82 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £13.60 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £10.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year +38.09% -33.85%  

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 7609 9291 9661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.92% 95.42% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4324 5714 5277
Median daily rate £402 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 379 474
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £11.50 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in the South East

Junior
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in the South East

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in the South East over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior in the South East

Junior
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in the South East

Junior
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Hampshire -1 12 £95 -67.24% 18
Surrey +8 9 £238 +13.09% 17
Berkshire +6 8 £208 +38.33% 9
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £110 -43.22% 2
East Sussex - 4 £259 - 3
Oxfordshire -17 1 £205 +92.94% 13
Middlesex - 1 £208 -
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South East region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 26 (29.21%) Finance
2 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.85%) Project Management
4 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.48%) Degree
5 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
7 9 (10.11%) Windows
7 9 (10.11%) HTML
8 8 (8.99%) SQL
8 8 (8.99%) CSS
8 8 (8.99%) Marketing
8 8 (8.99%) Time Management
9 7 (7.87%) PMO
9 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
9 7 (7.87%) Oracle
10 6 (6.74%) SAP
10 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
10 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.74%) Scrum
10 6 (6.74%) HTML5
10 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
10 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (5.62%) Front End Development
11 5 (5.62%) Banking
11 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.62%) Adobe
11 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
11 5 (5.62%) Dreamweaver

Junior 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 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) CMS
2 2 (2.25%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.25%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.12%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.62%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.37%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.12%) Force.com
1 1 (1.12%) GitHub
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
1 2 (2.25%) IP Telephony
1 2 (2.25%) Skype
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (1.12%) CTI
2 1 (1.12%) DVB
2 1 (1.12%) DWDM
2 1 (1.12%) Firewall
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) LAN
2 1 (1.12%) WAN
2 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Big Data
2 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.12%) MS Access
2 1 (1.12%) MySQL
2 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.62%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.25%) Selenium
4 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.12%) JIRA
5 1 (1.12%) JMeter
5 1 (1.12%) Maven
5 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.12%) Subversion
5 1 (1.12%) Xcode
General
1 26 (29.21%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.99%) Marketing
4 5 (5.62%) Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.49%) Retail
6 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.37%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.25%) Advertising
8 1 (1.12%) Automotive
8 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) HTML
2 8 (8.99%) CSS
3 6 (6.74%) HTML5
4 4 (4.49%) .NET
5 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.25%) jQuery
5 2 (2.25%) REST
6 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.12%) Dojo
6 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.12%) Node.js
6 1 (1.12%) React
6 1 (1.12%) RESTful
6 1 (1.12%) Sass
6 1 (1.12%) SOAP
6 1 (1.12%) Spring
6 1 (1.12%) Web Services
6 1 (1.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.37%) Photography
4 2 (2.25%) FMCG
4 2 (2.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.12%) Fintech
5 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.12%) IVR
5 1 (1.12%) Life Science
5 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) MPEG
5 1 (1.12%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.12%) STB
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.37%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.12%) AIX
5 1 (1.12%) CentOS
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
5 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.12%) Unix
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.85%) Project Management
2 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.99%) Time Management
4 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
4 6 (6.74%) Scrum
5 5 (5.62%) Front End Development
5 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.49%) Analytics
6 4 (4.49%) ERP
6 4 (4.49%) Migration
7 3 (3.37%) Business Analysis
7 3 (3.37%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.37%) Data Entry
7 3 (3.37%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.37%) PRINCE
7 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.37%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.37%) TDD
7 3 (3.37%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) SQL
2 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.62%) Java
4 4 (4.49%) C#
5 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.25%) C
5 2 (2.25%) VB
6 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.12%) C++
6 1 (1.12%) Groovy
6 1 (1.12%) Perl
6 1 (1.12%) Python
6 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) HND
2 4 (4.49%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.49%) PMP
3 2 (2.25%) ACCA
3 2 (2.25%) CIMA
3 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) PMO
2 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Ansible
1 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.12%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
1 1 (1.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle
3 6 (6.74%) SAP
4 5 (5.62%) Adobe
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco
5 2 (2.25%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.25%) Lotus
5 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.25%) Symantec
6 1 (1.12%) Capita
6 1 (1.12%) Cramer
6 1 (1.12%) Huawei
6 1 (1.12%) Remedy
6 1 (1.12%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.12%) VMware
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