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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 16 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 22 63 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.17% 16.62% 18.16%
As % of the General category 20.95% 33.87% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 45 39
Median daily rate £403 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £243 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £48.43 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.06% +207.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Finance
East of England

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
105 186 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 34.20% 49.08% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 139 88
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Median hourly rate £8.25 £40.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.37% +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.06 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -3.00%

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 17 £375 -31.81% 6
Bedford +5 2 £343 -35.98% 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
1 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
1 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
2 6 (13.95%) SOA
3 5 (11.63%) ERP
3 5 (11.63%) General Ledger
3 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.63%) API Design
4 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) Legal
4 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.98%) Back Office
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Validation
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.98%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) C
5 3 (6.98%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) Windows
5 3 (6.98%) SAP
5 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Management

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 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (4.65%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.65%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.33%) Lumira
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.65%) ERwin
1 2 (4.65%) FogBugz
1 2 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (4.65%) Xcode
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.63%) General Ledger
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
4 3 (6.98%) Back Office
5 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.65%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Assistant Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Data Modeller
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Objective-C Developer
7 2 (4.65%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Android SDK
1 1 (2.33%) BAPI
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (2.33%) SAPUI5
1 1 (2.33%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) iPad
3 2 (4.65%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Physics
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Verilog
4 1 (2.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
1 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
2 6 (13.95%) SOA
3 5 (11.63%) API Design
3 5 (11.63%) ERP
3 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) Validation
6 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) C
2 3 (6.98%) C++
3 2 (4.65%) Ada
3 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
3 2 (4.65%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
3 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.33%) ABAP
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) SAPscript
4 1 (2.33%) Tcl
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ISEB
1 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) CCA
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) VCP5
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.33%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Firmware
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
1 3 (6.98%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) AppSense
2 2 (4.65%) Intel Security
2 2 (4.65%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Avaya
3 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Civica
3 1 (2.33%) Dell
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.33%) Veeam
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