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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 23 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Degree 10 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.03% 9.45% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.71% 40.00% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate £415 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.96% -28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £154 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £358 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.44% -12.16%
Qualifications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.07% 23.62% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 17
Average daily rate £363 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £310 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £363 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (28.57%) hybris
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) Use Case
3 6 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (28.57%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 6 (28.57%) B2C
3 6 (28.57%) SEO
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) ATG
3 6 (28.57%) CMS
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Retail
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
5 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) Adobe
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Finance
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (9.52%) InDesign
2 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
1 1 (4.76%) 3G
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
1 1 (4.76%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Web Editor
1 6 (28.57%) Web Content Editor
1 6 (28.57%) Content Editor
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Copywriter
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (9.52%) Designer
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) EJB
1 1 (4.76%) JSP
1 1 (4.76%) Servlets
1 1 (4.76%) Struts
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Copywriting
1 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
2 6 (28.57%) Use Case
2 6 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (28.57%) CRM
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) B2C
2 6 (28.57%) SEO
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Process Management
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) ATG
2 6 (28.57%) hybris
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) SunGard
5 1 (4.76%) Popkin
5 1 (4.76%) Casewise