The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 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.

Degree
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 28 45
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17  
Contract jobs citing Degree 10 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.52% 2.94% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.15% 20.75% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £210 £325 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.38% +19.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £35.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -21.60% +11.32%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 66 53 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 16.62% 14.17% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 32
Median daily rate £313 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £11.17 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.63% +71.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +40.00%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Northamptonshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Northamptonshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Northamptonshire

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 Degree within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 8 £210 -35.38% 10
Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Project Management
2 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL
3 13 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL V3
3 13 (35.14%) Data Loss Prevention
4 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
4 12 (32.43%) SDLC
4 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
5 11 (29.73%) Java
6 10 (27.03%) Oracle
6 10 (27.03%) Linux
6 10 (27.03%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (24.32%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 9 (24.32%) JBoss
7 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 9 (24.32%) Unified Communications
8 8 (21.62%) High Availability
8 8 (21.62%) Clustering
8 8 (21.62%) Windows
9 7 (18.92%) Apache
9 7 (18.92%) J2EE
9 7 (18.92%) SCCM
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (16.22%) Visualisation
10 6 (16.22%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (16.22%) SQL
11 5 (13.51%) logstash

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 9 (24.32%) JBoss
1 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
2 7 (18.92%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Endeca
2 4 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Power View
2 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.81%) Power BI
2 4 (10.81%) PowerPivot
2 4 (10.81%) Redis
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
1 5 (13.51%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.81%) Automotive
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (18.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) SCCM Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Azure Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Java Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Copywriter
7 2 (5.41%) Data Quality Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) J2EE
2 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) D3.js
2 4 (10.81%) Java EE
2 4 (10.81%) JBoss Seam
2 4 (10.81%) jQuery
2 4 (10.81%) JSF
2 4 (10.81%) Spring
2 4 (10.81%) Struts
2 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (27.03%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (21.62%) Clustering
4 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.41%) PMI
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) iPad
6 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
2 14 (37.84%) Project Management
3 13 (35.14%) Data Loss Prevention
3 13 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL V3
4 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
4 12 (32.43%) SDLC
5 9 (24.32%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 8 (21.62%) High Availability
7 6 (16.22%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (16.22%) Visualisation
8 5 (13.51%) Open Source
9 4 (10.81%) Analytics
9 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.81%) CAD
9 4 (10.81%) Microservices
10 3 (8.11%) Coaching
10 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (13.51%) MCSE
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CCIE
3 1 (2.70%) CISM
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Squid
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) Graphite
2 5 (13.51%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) NetApp
5 3 (8.11%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
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