The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 36 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.95% 3.64% 6.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.24% 23.08% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £109
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +188.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -12.69%
Degree
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
49 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 15.91% 15.76% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 6
Average daily rate £400 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.16 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +19.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.47 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.16 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) NHS
3 3 (25.00%) RequisitePro
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) TSYS
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) MCP
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Base Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Informatics
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) SysML
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Budget Control
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) TSYS
2 1 (8.33%) SAP