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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 44 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.06% 7.59% 9.95%
As % of the General category 57.89% 24.47% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 35
Median daily rate £421 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £209 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £50.78 £45.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +30.30%
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
76 94 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.74% 31.02% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 112
Median daily rate £431 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £588 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 4
Median hourly rate £11.32 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.77% -13.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.10 £24.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £50.78 £45.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +14 13 £525 +13.51% 7
Bedford +6 8 £355 +77.50% 3
Dunstable 0 6 £220 - 4
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 26 (33.33%) Oracle
2 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (14.10%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.82%) Java
5 9 (11.54%) SQL
5 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.54%) Scrum
6 8 (10.26%) Programme Management
6 8 (10.26%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (10.26%) Banking
7 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
7 7 (8.97%) XML
7 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
7 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
7 7 (8.97%) ERP
7 7 (8.97%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.97%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (7.69%) Middleware
8 6 (7.69%) VMware
8 6 (7.69%) Identity Management
8 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
8 6 (7.69%) ETL
8 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 6 (7.69%) HP
8 6 (7.69%) Dell
8 6 (7.69%) WebLogic

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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 6 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.56%) Primavera
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.28%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) DHCP
2 1 (1.28%) DNS
2 1 (1.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.56%) OLAP
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.28%) Big Data
7 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.28%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (1.28%) MS Access
7 1 (1.28%) OLTP
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (10.26%) Banking
2 4 (5.13%) Billing
2 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (16.67%) Analyst
2 11 (14.10%) Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Consultant
4 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.41%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Designer
6 5 (6.41%) Finance Business Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Head of Infrastructure
7 4 (5.13%) Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) XML
2 6 (7.69%) Middleware
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
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%) Java EE
3 5 (6.41%) jQuery
3 5 (6.41%) JSF
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 5 (6.41%) Blockchain
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.28%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.28%) NHS
3 1 (1.28%) PMI
3 1 (1.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
1 6 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.10%) Service Delivery
2 11 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (11.54%) Scrum
5 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.26%) Programme Management
6 7 (8.97%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.97%) ERP
6 7 (8.97%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (7.69%) ETL
7 6 (7.69%) Identity Management
7 6 (7.69%) ITIL
7 6 (7.69%) SDLC
7 6 (7.69%) TDD
8 5 (6.41%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.41%) High Availability
8 5 (6.41%) Presales
8 5 (6.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) Java
2 9 (11.54%) SQL
3 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.41%) C#
4 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.28%) C
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) MBA
2 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
1 4 (5.13%) SEPA
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.41%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (6.41%) VMware ESX
2 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Backup Exec
1 5 (6.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) Dell
3 6 (7.69%) HP
3 6 (7.69%) VMware
4 5 (6.41%) Avaya
4 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.41%) Citrix
5 4 (5.13%) Concur
6 3 (3.85%) BEA
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco
7 2 (2.56%) SAP
8 1 (1.28%) Cognos
8 1 (1.28%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.28%) Informatica
8 1 (1.28%) IronPort
8 1 (1.28%) Meraki
8 1 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.28%) Tableau
8 1 (1.28%) Teradata