The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Northamptonshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 28 16 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing Degree 12 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.32% 5.63% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.67% 36.11% 15.09%
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 £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.47% 15.58% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 27
Average daily rate £369 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £268 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Degree
East Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -10 10 £415 +22.96% 6
Wellingborough - - - - 1
Corby - - - -
Daventry - - - - 1
Degree
East Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) MS Office
3 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (28.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 6 (24.00%) JIRA
4 6 (24.00%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (24.00%) hybris
4 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (24.00%) ATG
4 6 (24.00%) CMS
4 6 (24.00%) Retail
4 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Use Case
4 6 (24.00%) CRM
4 6 (24.00%) B2C
4 6 (24.00%) SEO
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.00%) Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (8.00%) Data Management
7 2 (8.00%) Network Management
7 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
7 2 (8.00%) Local Government
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Finance
7 2 (8.00%) Wireless

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (24.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (8.00%) InDesign
2 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Wireless
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) 3G
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Local Government
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Web Editor
1 6 (24.00%) Web Content Editor
1 6 (24.00%) Content Editor
1 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Copywriter
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) EJB
2 1 (4.00%) JSP
2 1 (4.00%) Servlets
2 1 (4.00%) Struts
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.00%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) LLPG
2 1 (4.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (28.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 6 (24.00%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (24.00%) Use Case
2 6 (24.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) B2C
2 6 (24.00%) SEO
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C#
1 2 (8.00%) Java
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (4.00%) HNC
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) hybris
2 6 (24.00%) ATG
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) SunGard
5 1 (4.00%) Mapinfo
5 1 (4.00%) JBoss
5 1 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (4.00%) ESRI
5 1 (4.00%) Popkin
5 1 (4.00%) Casewise