The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 14.04% 18.52% 20.51%
As % of the General category 44.44% 71.43% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 8
Median daily rate £349 £325 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £265 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +54.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

General Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 31.58% 25.93% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 11
Median daily rate £363 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £288 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £478 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.33 - £13.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Bedford region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Bedford region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) QA
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) Primavera
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (9.09%) Scorecard
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) EDI
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) QlikView
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (18.18%) Primavera
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Scorecard
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft