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 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 28 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.00% 2.38% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.19% 35.00% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£280 £438 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +84.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £428 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £448 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+39.58% -23.80%
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
42 20 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.44% 6.80% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 23
Average daily rate £400 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 +7 6 £280 -37.77% 7
Kettering - 1 £300 - 3
Towcester - - - -
Corby - - - -
Daventry - - - -
Degree
East Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (29.17%) CRM
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) JIRA
3 6 (25.00%) Use Case
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Retail
3 6 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (25.00%) hybris
3 6 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (25.00%) B2C
3 6 (25.00%) ATG
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) Sun Certification
4 5 (20.83%) Sun
4 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
4 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) J2EE
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) JUnit
4 5 (20.83%) JSP
4 5 (20.83%) Servlets
4 5 (20.83%) Struts
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.50%) MS Project
3 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (8.33%) InDesign
4 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
1 2 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) NAS
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
2 5 (20.83%) JUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Maven
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Project Officer
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (8.33%) Information Risk Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) PC Support
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) PC Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
1 5 (20.83%) J2EE
1 5 (20.83%) JSP
1 5 (20.83%) Servlets
1 5 (20.83%) Struts
1 5 (20.83%) Spring
2 3 (12.50%) EJB
2 3 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Informatics
3 1 (4.17%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (29.17%) CRM
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Use Case
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (25.00%) B2C
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
7 2 (8.33%) Information Management
7 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Sun Certification
2 2 (8.33%) CISA
2 2 (8.33%) CISM
2 2 (8.33%) QiCA
2 2 (8.33%) CISSP
2 2 (8.33%) CRISC
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MBA
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) hybris
1 6 (25.00%) ATG
2 5 (20.83%) Sun
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) SunGard