Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 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.

Academic Degree
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 44 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 -17
Contract jobs citing Degree 23 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.20% 2.43% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.72% 18.56% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 7
Northamptonshire median daily rate £195 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +18.18% +3.77%
10th Percentile £141 £305 £243
90th Percentile £319 £325 £468
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £32.50 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £14.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +250.88% +1.79% -45.57%

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 111 97 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 15.46% 13.09% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 66 59
Northamptonshire median daily rate £338 £375 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.86% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £184 £223
90th Percentile £496 £519 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.25 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.71% -39.25% +14.60%
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -11.76% +5.20%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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 +10 21 £195 -40.00% 2
Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 15 (65.22%) ITIL
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (47.83%) Automotive
3 11 (47.83%) ITIL V3
4 10 (43.48%) Data Loss Prevention
4 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (34.78%) Project Management
6 8 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (34.78%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 8 (34.78%) Unified Communications
7 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
7 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
8 6 (26.09%) PLM
8 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
8 6 (26.09%) ERP
9 5 (21.74%) MCP
9 5 (21.74%) CCNA
9 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
10 4 (17.39%) SDLC
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
10 4 (17.39%) VMware
10 4 (17.39%) MCSE
11 3 (13.04%) SAP

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 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Big Data
1 2 (8.70%) Data Lake
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 11 (47.83%) Automotive
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) IT Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Automotive Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Quality Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Copywriter
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) PMI
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) ITIL
2 11 (47.83%) ITIL V3
3 10 (43.48%) Data Loss Prevention
3 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (34.78%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 8 (34.78%) Project Management
5 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
5 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
6 6 (26.09%) ERP
6 6 (26.09%) PLM
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
8 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
9 2 (8.70%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (8.70%) High Availability
9 2 (8.70%) Use Case
9 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) R
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (21.74%) CCNA
4 5 (21.74%) MCP
5 4 (17.39%) MCSE
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (13.04%) MCDST
7 2 (8.70%) CCIE
7 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (8.70%) VCAP
8 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp
4 3 (13.04%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) WSO2