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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 11 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 32 46 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.30% 11.89% 15.96%
As % of the General category 30.77% 29.68% 49.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 47
Median daily rate £450 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £48.37 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +272.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +15.15%
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
104 155 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.23% 40.05% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 103 97
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £200 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Median hourly rate £8.25 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +1 17 £450 - 6
Dunstable +1 3 - - 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle
1 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
3 10 (16.67%) ERP
3 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
6 7 (11.67%) Banking
6 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.67%) Java
6 7 (11.67%) SDLC
7 6 (10.00%) C
7 6 (10.00%) Windows
7 6 (10.00%) SOA
7 6 (10.00%) ETL
7 6 (10.00%) Use Case
8 5 (8.33%) General Ledger
8 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (8.33%) Information Security
8 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
8 5 (8.33%) HP
8 5 (8.33%) Dell
8 5 (8.33%) Project Management
8 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
8 5 (8.33%) API Design
8 5 (8.33%) Presales

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 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.67%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.67%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (5.00%) DHCP
2 3 (5.00%) SMTP
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) OLAP
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (3.33%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.67%) Lumira
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Xcode
2 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.67%) ERwin
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.67%) Banking
2 5 (8.33%) General Ledger
3 4 (6.67%) Legal
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Back Office
5 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Business Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Architect
3 10 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.67%) Consultant
4 7 (11.67%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Designer
6 5 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Data Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 2 (3.33%) iOS Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) Android SDK
2 1 (1.67%) BAPI
2 1 (1.67%) Java RMI
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.67%) REST
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (1.67%) SAPUI5
2 1 (1.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.67%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.67%) SWIFT
3 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.33%) iPad
4 2 (3.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Verilog
5 1 (1.67%) VHDL
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
3 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.67%) ERP
4 9 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
6 7 (11.67%) SDLC
7 6 (10.00%) ETL
7 6 (10.00%) SOA
7 6 (10.00%) Use Case
8 5 (8.33%) API Design
8 5 (8.33%) Information Security
8 5 (8.33%) Presales
8 5 (8.33%) Project Management
9 4 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (6.67%) Data Flow Diagram
9 4 (6.67%) Expense Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Java
2 6 (10.00%) C
3 3 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) Apple Swift
4 2 (3.33%) C++
4 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) ABAP
5 1 (1.67%) Ada
5 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) SAPscript
5 1 (1.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) CCA
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) MBA
2 1 (1.67%) VCP5
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SEPA
2 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) DO-254
3 1 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Dell
3 5 (8.33%) HP
4 4 (6.67%) Concur
4 4 (6.67%) SAP
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco
5 3 (5.00%) IronPort
5 3 (5.00%) VMware
6 2 (3.33%) Avaya
6 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.33%) Tableau
7 1 (1.67%) AppSense
7 1 (1.67%) Civica
7 1 (1.67%) Cognos
7 1 (1.67%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.67%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.67%) Veeam