The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 37 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 10 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.17% 3.01% 4.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.70% 25.00% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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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 £31.44 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -12.69%
Degree
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.84% 12.04% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 8
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £591
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% +19.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.47 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -8 6 £325 +4.00% 3
Kettering - 1 £375 -
Daventry - - - -
Towcester - - - - 1
Degree
East Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) C
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) NHS
4 3 (16.67%) RequisitePro
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) VisionPLUS
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (16.67%) TSYS
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (11.11%) Budget Control
5 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) RequisitePro
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) RSpec
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Project Officer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Base Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Informatics
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (11.11%) Budget Control
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.56%) SysML
6 1 (5.56%) Use Case
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) TSYS