Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 22 October 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.

IT/Technology Strategy
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 49 59
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 19 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.23% 1.65% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.92% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 12
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.58% -2.27% +23.32%
10th Percentile £360 £443 £366
90th Percentile £418 £634 £666
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -27.27% - +46.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

IT Strategy 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 714 572 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 83.70% 85.89% 86.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 370 551
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £307 £213 £305
90th Percentile £525 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 8
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.69 £11.17 £13.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% -18.02% -26.43%
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.25 £9.75
90th Percentile £18.50 £14.93 £35.35
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +5.08% +5.36% -13.58%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in Northamptonshire

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Strategy in Northamptonshire

IT Strategy
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 IT Strategy within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 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 -10 16 £400 -27.27%
Kettering - 1 - -
IT Strategy
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IT Strategy 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 IT Strategy.

1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (31.58%) DevOps
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
2 5 (26.32%) BCP
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Proactive Management
4 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.26%) Microservices
6 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Data Centre

IT Strategy
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 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 9 (47.37%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Digital Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL Service Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Service Level Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) DevOps
2 5 (26.32%) BCP
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Proactive Management
3 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PSD2
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft