Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 36 51
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 33 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.98% 4.03% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.50% 34.58% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 5
Northamptonshire median daily rate £338 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +14.29% +25.00%
10th Percentile £143 £223 £149
90th Percentile £506 £600 £388
East Midlands median daily rate £391 £400 £374
% change year-on-year -2.19% +7.02% +6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.20 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -24.50% +14.29% -

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 88 107 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 13.29% 11.64% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 84 45
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £152 £150 £223
90th Percentile £488 £550 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £15.75 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.96% +15.75%
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £16.75
% change year-on-year -3.45% +8.21% +6.35%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +16 30 £325 -3.70% 3
Daventry - 1 £438 -
Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) ITIL
3 14 (42.42%) ERP
3 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (39.39%) Project Management
4 13 (39.39%) Automotive
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco
5 12 (36.36%) PLM
5 12 (36.36%) ITIL V3
5 12 (36.36%) Unified Communications
5 12 (36.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 12 (36.36%) Data Loss Prevention
6 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (27.27%) SDLC
7 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
8 8 (24.24%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
9 7 (21.21%) High Availability
9 7 (21.21%) VCAP
9 7 (21.21%) CCIE
9 7 (21.21%) MCSE
9 7 (21.21%) NetApp
9 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (21.21%) VMware
9 7 (21.21%) Clustering
10 6 (18.18%) Finance

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 2 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) InVision
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Simulink
1 1 (3.03%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (3.03%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) EDRMS
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) QlikView
1 1 (3.03%) Spotfire
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.06%) FitNesse
1 2 (6.06%) JMeter
1 2 (6.06%) JUnit
1 2 (6.06%) NUnit
1 2 (6.06%) Ranorex
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
1 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
1 2 (6.06%) TestNG
1 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 13 (39.39%) Automotive
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Local Government
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Publishing
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (18.18%) IT Support
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Designer
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Coordinator
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) CSS
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 7 (21.21%) Clustering
3 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
4 4 (12.12%) User Experience
5 3 (9.09%) Animation
6 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) ITIL
3 14 (42.42%) ERP
4 13 (39.39%) Project Management
5 12 (36.36%) Data Loss Prevention
5 12 (36.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (36.36%) ITIL V3
5 12 (36.36%) PLM
6 9 (27.27%) SDLC
7 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
8 7 (21.21%) High Availability
9 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
10 5 (15.15%) Asset Management
10 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (12.12%) Prototyping
11 4 (12.12%) User Stories
12 3 (9.09%) Analytics
12 3 (9.09%) BDD
12 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (24.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (21.21%) CCIE
4 7 (21.21%) MCSE
4 7 (21.21%) VCAP
5 5 (15.15%) CCNA
5 5 (15.15%) MCP
6 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.06%) MCDST
8 1 (3.03%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) COSO
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 7 (21.21%) NetApp
3 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe
4 2 (6.06%) Capita
4 2 (6.06%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) hybris
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Infor
5 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau