Period
to 11 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 6 months to 11 August 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.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 46 52
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 10 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - 2.08% 2.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 21.74% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 10
Median daily rate - £332 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.09% +47.92%
East Midlands median daily rate £87 £325 £340
% change year-on-year -73.35% -4.41% +15.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £12.85 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.41% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.02 £11.60 £13.06
% change year-on-year +3.64% -11.22% -17.08%

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 30 46 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 20.41% 9.58% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 44
Median daily rate £325 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £186 £201 £322
90th Percentile £409 £438 £621
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £350 £413
% change year-on-year -7.14% -15.15% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.85 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +172.48% -11.41% -
10th Percentile £32.50 £10.88 £13.60
90th Percentile £37.50 £14.37 £14.90
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.29 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.91% -18.07% -62.50%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Northamptonshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Daily rate trend for SLA in Northamptonshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SLA in Northamptonshire.

Hourly rate trend for SLA in Northamptonshire