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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 7 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 9.68% 8.33% 7.32%
As % of the General category 60.00% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £370 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +138.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -13.33%
Finance
Bedfordshire

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
5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 16.13% 16.67% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £375 £285 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -22.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £162 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £451 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

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 6 May 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) Back Office
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (25.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Xcode
2 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Local Government
3 1 (12.50%) Northgate
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ResourceLink
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Assistant Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Objective-C Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Avaya
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos
1 1 (12.50%) Dell
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) NGA Human Resources
1 1 (12.50%) Northgate
1 1 (12.50%) VMware