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 24 May 2016 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 27 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.76% 1.65% 5.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.22% 10.26% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £263 £418 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.12% +57.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Degree
Northamptonshire

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
37 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 17.05% 16.05% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 7
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £319 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% +17.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Northampton

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for Degree.

1 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Validation
3 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
3 7 (43.75%) Sun Certification
3 7 (43.75%) JUnit
3 7 (43.75%) J2EE
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) Sun
3 7 (43.75%) Selenium
3 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Spring
3 7 (43.75%) Maven
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) JSP
4 5 (31.25%) Servlets
4 5 (31.25%) Struts
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (12.50%) Freescale
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) 2G
2 1 (6.25%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) 4G
2 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JUnit
1 7 (43.75%) Maven
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) J2EE Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
1 7 (43.75%) J2EE
1 7 (43.75%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) JSP
2 5 (31.25%) Servlets
2 5 (31.25%) Struts
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) RESTful
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) PhoneGap
4 1 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (12.50%) VHDL
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.25%) PMI
4 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Validation
3 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) SEO
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) C
3 3 (18.75%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
5 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (6.25%) F#
5 1 (6.25%) Haskell
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Sun Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCDA
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) HND
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSD
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
1 7 (43.75%) Sun
2 2 (12.50%) Freescale
2 2 (12.50%) Intel
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft