Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science Degree
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 - 56
Rank change year-on-year - +56 +9
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.62% - 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 18
Northamptonshire median daily rate £438 - £313
10th Percentile £299 - £300
90th Percentile £563 - £325
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +12.59% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £49.15 - -

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 76 133 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 11.82% 14.27% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 101 65
Northamptonshire median daily rate £355 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £248 £200 £239
90th Percentile £488 £550 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.87% +15.00% -10.45%
10th Percentile £42.50 £12.71 £9.33
90th Percentile £47.50 £114.25 £18.29
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.95% +13.57% +4.48%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Northamptonshire

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Northamptonshire

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in Northamptonshire

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 4 £438 - 3
Computer Science Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Capita
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) TestNG
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) API Testing

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) TestNG
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) API Testing
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Conflict Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau