The median contractor rate for a Junior was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 107 111
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 7 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.63% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.66% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
Median daily rate £200 £188 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.49%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £223 £200
% change year-on-year -5.82% +11.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £170.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +900.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.07 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.46% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1402 1976 1992
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.63% 96.30% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1362 1376
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £539 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 60
Median hourly rate £15.86 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.05 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Junior in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in West Yorkshire

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in West Yorkshire

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in West Yorkshire

Junior
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the West Yorkshire 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
Leeds +18 5 £200 -38.46% 10
Halifax - 1 £263 - 1
Junior
Yorkshire

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
1 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Security Hardening
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) Aruba
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) OpenCart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) CSS3
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
2 2 (18.18%) Security Hardening
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Aruba
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco