Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for SOLID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOLID over the 6 months to 18 December 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.

SOLID Principles
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 61 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - +58
Contract jobs citing SOLID 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.51% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £538 - -
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £370 £369
% change year-on-year -8.11% +0.34% -26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

SOLID 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 658 569 793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.14% 85.82% 87.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 353 568
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £390 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £305 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +5.19% -3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 20
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.31 £11.13 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.60% -16.02% -20.90%
10th Percentile £11.43 £10.29 £10.48
90th Percentile £19.38 £13.45 £32.95
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +10.71% -12.50%

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in Northamptonshire

SOLID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOLID in Northamptonshire

SOLID
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOLID in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOLID in Northamptonshire

SOLID
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 SOLID within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 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 - 4 £538 -
SOLID
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOLID 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 SOLID.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 3 (75.00%) GraphQL
2 3 (75.00%) Redux
3 2 (50.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) Terraform
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Go
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) EJB
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Babel
4 1 (25.00%) webpack

SOLID
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 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Babel
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Backend Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) GraphQL
1 3 (75.00%) Redux
1 3 (75.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) EJB
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Terraform