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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 30 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Degree 11 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.94% 1.31% 3.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.37% 11.11% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate £325 £300 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -27.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +0.78%
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
54 54 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.44% 11.79% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 18
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £350 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% +17.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 10 £325 +8.33% 5
Degree
East Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Validation
3 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
3 7 (43.75%) Sun
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%) Selenium
3 7 (43.75%) Spring
3 7 (43.75%) Maven
3 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
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 4 (25.00%) C
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Freescale
7 2 (12.50%) Schematic Capture

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 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 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Military
2 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%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
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 9 (56.25%) 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%) Device Driver
4 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
2 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
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Programming
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) SEO
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) C
4 3 (18.75%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
6 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
6 1 (6.25%) F#
6 1 (6.25%) Haskell
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 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%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
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
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Wind River
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