The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northampton region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 24 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.83% 2.01% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.00% 30.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£280 £563 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.22% +73.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.53 £28.13 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -15.41%
Qualifications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.96% 6.71% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 16
Average daily rate £406 £488 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £600 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
Northamptonshire

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Northampton region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Northampton region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) ATG
2 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 6 (31.58%) Spring
2 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Use Case
2 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) J2EE
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) JUnit
2 6 (31.58%) JSP
2 6 (31.58%) Servlets
2 6 (31.58%) Struts
2 6 (31.58%) CRM
2 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
2 6 (31.58%) B2C
2 6 (31.58%) Sun
2 6 (31.58%) Sun Certification
2 6 (31.58%) hybris
2 6 (31.58%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (31.58%) Business Process Mapping

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (10.53%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
1 6 (31.58%) JUnit
1 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
1 6 (31.58%) J2EE Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Business Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Project Officer
2 2 (10.53%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Information Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Information Risk Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
1 6 (31.58%) Spring
1 6 (31.58%) J2EE
1 6 (31.58%) JSP
1 6 (31.58%) Servlets
1 6 (31.58%) Struts
2 4 (21.05%) EJB
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Use Case
2 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
2 6 (31.58%) CRM
2 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) B2C
2 6 (31.58%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (31.58%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
4 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Sun Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) CISA
2 2 (10.53%) CISM
2 2 (10.53%) QiCA
2 2 (10.53%) CRISC
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) ATG
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
1 6 (31.58%) Sun
1 6 (31.58%) hybris
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) SunGard