Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Epics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Epics over the 6 months to 31 March 2020 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.

Epic User Stories
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 71 -
Rank change year-on-year +33 - -
Contract jobs citing Epics 2 1 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.84% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £428 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £413 £475
% change year-on-year - -13.16% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Epics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 208 684 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 87.03% 89.30% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 516 340
Median daily rate £355 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% - -
10th Percentile £151 £300 £263
90th Percentile £489 £556 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +34.80% -19.07%
10th Percentile £16.20 £11.68 £10.37
90th Percentile £48.89 £15.51 £44.66
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year +17.86% -12.12% -6.43%

Epics
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Epics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Epics in Northamptonshire

Epics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Epics in Northamptonshire.

Daily rate trend for Epics in Northamptonshire

Epics
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 Epics within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. 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 - 2 £428 -
Epics
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Epics 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 Epics.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) ES6
1 2 (100.00%) Jest

Epics
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) React Developer
1 2 (100.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Jest
1 2 (100.00%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) ES6
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript