Period
to 18 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Public Sector
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 52 46
Rank change year-on-year +28 -6 +14
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 14 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.02% 1.81% 2.56%
As % of the General category 15.22% 5.00% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £340 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +24.14% -3.33%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £258
90th Percentile £360 £538 £418
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.19% +65.62% +5.53%
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.73 £18.00 £13.23
% change year-on-year -29.31% +36.11% -5.54%

Public Sector is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 92 280 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 32.97% 36.13% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 218 165
Northamptonshire median daily rate £366 £409 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.46% +16.79% -17.65%
10th Percentile £226 £311 £213
90th Percentile £530 £579 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £405 £380
% change year-on-year +5.07% +6.45% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £10.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% +41.71% -49.39%
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.39 £13.50 £12.30
% change year-on-year +6.59% +9.76% -9.53%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Northamptonshire

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Public Sector in Northamptonshire

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Public Sector in Northamptonshire

Public Sector
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 Public Sector within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Wellingborough - 6 - - 1
Corby - 4 - - 1
Northampton +22 2 - -
Kettering - 2 £340 -
Public Sector
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Public Sector 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 Public Sector.

1 6 (42.86%) Internet
1 6 (42.86%) Wireless
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 6 (42.86%) OpenText
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) CCTV
1 6 (42.86%) Requirements Management
1 6 (42.86%) Test Management
1 6 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
1 6 (42.86%) Rational Quality Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) TeMIP
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (28.57%) Netcool
3 4 (28.57%) Remedy
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) Ansible
3 4 (28.57%) Docker
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Salt
3 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds

Public Sector
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 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
1 6 (42.86%) Wireless
2 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) LTE
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (42.86%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Product Owner
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) CCTV
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Requirements Management
1 6 (42.86%) Test Management
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Iteration Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Product Roadmap
5 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
1 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
1 4 (28.57%) Netcool
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Salt
1 4 (28.57%) TeMIP
1 4 (28.57%) Terraform
2 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) OpenText
2 4 (28.57%) Remedy
2 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) VMware