Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 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.

IT/Technology Strategy
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 62 58
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 0
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 10 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.52% 1.43% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.65% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £525 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £550 £550 £381
% change year-on-year - +44.26% -10.29%
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 553 790 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 83.92% 86.72% 81.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 567 409
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £220 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 16
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £13.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.65% -19.40% +11.67%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £9.63
90th Percentile £15.25 £34.15 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.06
% change year-on-year +17.86% -12.80% -2.70%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Strategy in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 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 +8 8 £550 -3.51%
IT Strategy
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IT Strategy 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 IT Strategy.

1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (20.00%) Simulink
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Spotfire
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Tableau
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) VSAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) VMware