The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 2 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 46 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.10% 7.72% 10.64%
As % of the General category 53.49% 26.60% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 34
Median daily rate £425 £345 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%

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

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
86 94 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.97% 29.01% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 65 110
Median daily rate £460 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £208 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 1
Median hourly rate £11.33 £43.75 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.10% +217.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +18 13 £525 +40.93% 2
Dunstable +2 7 £220 - 6
Bedford -4 7 £350 +55.55%
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 21 (30.88%) Oracle
2 11 (16.18%) Service Delivery
3 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.76%) SQL
3 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.29%) Change Management
4 7 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (8.82%) XML
5 6 (8.82%) ITIL
5 6 (8.82%) Windows
5 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
5 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
5 6 (8.82%) HP
5 6 (8.82%) Dell
6 5 (7.35%) Citrix
6 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (7.35%) XSL
6 5 (7.35%) XSLT

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.94%) HFM
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.94%) Primavera
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) DHCP
2 2 (2.94%) DNS
2 2 (2.94%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.47%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (1.47%) MS Access
5 1 (1.47%) OLAP
5 1 (1.47%) OLTP
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.47%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.35%) Billing
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
2 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Developer
2 8 (11.76%) Consultant
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle Consultant
2 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Applications Support
4 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Head of Infrastructure
4 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Angular Developer
6 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle Fusion
1 6 (8.82%) XML
2 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
2 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (7.35%) CSS
2 5 (7.35%) Entity Framework
2 5 (7.35%) Hibernate
2 5 (7.35%) HTML
2 5 (7.35%) Java EE
2 5 (7.35%) jQuery
2 5 (7.35%) JSF
2 5 (7.35%) JSP
2 5 (7.35%) Spring
2 5 (7.35%) Struts
2 5 (7.35%) Web Services
2 5 (7.35%) XSL
2 5 (7.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Blockchain
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.47%) EPoS
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) PMI
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
1 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
1 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) Service Delivery
2 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (10.29%) Change Management
3 7 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (8.82%) ITIL
5 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.35%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (7.35%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (7.35%) High Availability
5 5 (7.35%) MVC
5 5 (7.35%) Scrum
5 5 (7.35%) TDD
6 4 (5.88%) Contract Management
6 4 (5.88%) Identity Management
6 4 (5.88%) Logistics
6 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.88%) Project Management
6 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.35%) C#
3 5 (7.35%) Java
3 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 4 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.82%) Dell
3 6 (8.82%) HP
4 5 (7.35%) Citrix
4 5 (7.35%) VMware
5 4 (5.88%) Avaya
5 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.88%) SAP
6 3 (4.41%) BEA
7 2 (2.94%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.94%) Lotus
8 1 (1.47%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.47%) Adobe
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco
8 1 (1.47%) Concur
8 1 (1.47%) Informatica
8 1 (1.47%) Meraki
8 1 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.47%) Teradata
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Rate: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Competitive salary & excellent benef
Posted: 12 days ago