Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 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.

Academic Degree
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 33 40
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 +10
Contract jobs citing Degree 29 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.44% 4.70% 3.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.43% 36.78% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 28
Northamptonshire median daily rate £575 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.29% -12.50% +45.45%
10th Percentile £305 £143 £313
90th Percentile £600 £513 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.75 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.75 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -73.89% +38.46% -18.75%

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 102 87 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 12.10% 12.78% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 75 84
Northamptonshire median daily rate £373 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.90% -9.38% -
10th Percentile £170 £156 £150
90th Percentile £535 £488 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.22 - £13.63
10th Percentile £11.20 - £9.75
90th Percentile £13.41 - £104.06
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - +0.72% +1.46%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 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 -19 19 £600 +84.62% 6
Wellingborough - 4 - - 4
Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Degree.

1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 6 (20.69%) Quality Management
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) TOGAF
4 6 (20.69%) Cryptography
4 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
4 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
4 6 (20.69%) DevOps
5 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
5 5 (17.24%) Psychology
5 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
5 5 (17.24%) Remedy
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) HND
6 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) HNC
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) CISSP
6 4 (13.79%) SAML
6 4 (13.79%) Internet
6 4 (13.79%) Netcool
6 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
6 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
6 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
6 4 (13.79%) CISM
6 4 (13.79%) Bugzilla

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) InVision
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) GitHub
2 4 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 4 (13.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
1 4 (13.79%) Network Security
1 4 (13.79%) Wireless
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) ATM
3 2 (6.90%) BGP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
3 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) OSPF
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Bugzilla
1 4 (13.79%) GitLab
2 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Copywriter
4 4 (13.79%) Digital Copywriter
4 4 (13.79%) Information Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Security Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) BASE24 Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Procurement Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) OAuth
1 4 (13.79%) OAuth2
1 4 (13.79%) SAML
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 4 (13.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (13.79%) PKI
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (6.90%) Tandem
5 2 (6.90%) User Experience
5 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.45%) FMCG
6 1 (3.45%) HP Superdome
6 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) HPUX
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Cryptography
2 6 (20.69%) DevOps
2 6 (20.69%) Quality Management
2 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.69%) TOGAF
2 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Psychology
3 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.79%) Copywriting
4 4 (13.79%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security
4 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (13.79%) SABSA
4 4 (13.79%) SIEM
4 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) C++
2 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) HND
2 4 (13.79%) CEH
2 4 (13.79%) CISM
2 4 (13.79%) CISSP
2 4 (13.79%) HNC
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
3 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Netcool
2 1 (3.45%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Remedy
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
3 3 (10.34%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Juniper
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Capita
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) ESRI
5 1 (3.45%) Intel
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp