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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 2 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 50 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.48% 7.12% 11.37%
As % of the General category 54.35% 26.44% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 34
Median daily rate £425 £315 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -25.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £246 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £498 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.83 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +62.60%

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
92 87 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.17% 26.93% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 55 118
Median daily rate £450 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 1
Median hourly rate £11.33 £45.11 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.88% +226.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +19 16 £475 +93.87% 4
Bedford 0 8 £349 -0.35%
Dunstable +4 7 £378 - 11
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 20 (25.64%) Oracle
2 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (14.10%) Service Delivery
4 9 (11.54%) SQL
4 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.26%) Java
5 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
5 8 (10.26%) Change Management
6 7 (8.97%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (8.97%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (8.97%) OO
6 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.97%) Java EE
6 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (8.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (7.69%) Degree
7 6 (7.69%) SOA
7 6 (7.69%) XML
7 6 (7.69%) ITIL
7 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 6 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (6.41%) Blockchain
8 5 (6.41%) Project Management
8 5 (6.41%) BPR
8 5 (6.41%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.41%) Scrum

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 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) MS Office
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.56%) HFM
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.56%) Primavera
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
1 1 (1.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) DHCP
1 2 (2.56%) DNS
1 2 (2.56%) SMTP
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) LAN
2 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.41%) Blockchain
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.28%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (1.28%) MS Access
6 1 (1.28%) OLAP
6 1 (1.28%) OLTP
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.28%) QlikView
6 1 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 5 (6.41%) Billing
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
2 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Developer
2 11 (14.10%) Project Manager
3 9 (11.54%) Analyst
3 9 (11.54%) Consultant
4 8 (10.26%) Oracle Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.41%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Head of Infrastructure
8 4 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Delivery Project Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) Java EE
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (7.69%) XML
3 5 (6.41%) .NET
3 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (6.41%) CSS
3 5 (6.41%) Entity Framework
3 5 (6.41%) Hibernate
3 5 (6.41%) HTML
3 5 (6.41%) jQuery
3 5 (6.41%) JSF
3 5 (6.41%) JSP
3 5 (6.41%) Spring
3 5 (6.41%) Struts
3 5 (6.41%) Web Services
3 5 (6.41%) XSL
3 5 (6.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) NHS
3 2 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) EPoS
4 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (14.10%) Service Delivery
3 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.26%) Change Management
5 7 (8.97%) OO
5 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.69%) ITIL
6 6 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 6 (7.69%) SOA
6 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.41%) BPR
7 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.41%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (6.41%) High Availability
7 5 (6.41%) MVC
7 5 (6.41%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.41%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (6.41%) Project Management
7 5 (6.41%) Scrum
7 5 (6.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) Java
3 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.41%) C#
4 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.28%) PMP
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) SAP
4 3 (3.85%) BEA
4 3 (3.85%) Citrix
4 3 (3.85%) Dell
4 3 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.56%) IBM
5 2 (2.56%) Lotus
5 2 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe
6 1 (1.28%) Avaya
6 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco
6 1 (1.28%) Concur
6 1 (1.28%) Meraki
6 1 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.28%) Teradata
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