The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 274 370 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.25% 28.68% 25.87%
As % of the General category 54.69% 66.67% 66.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 136 165
Median daily rate £410 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £26.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +108.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Finance
South East

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

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
501 555 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 47.99% 43.02% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 217 239
Median daily rate £408 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 13
Median hourly rate £24.00 £36.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.79% +202.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.35 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Milton Keynes -1 215 £413 +26.92% 20
High Wycombe -2 6 £500 +35.59% 8
Marlow +2 3 - - 3
Aylesbury +5 1 £650 +18.18% 4
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 159 (28.19%) Banking
2 98 (17.38%) Project Management
3 88 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (13.83%) SQL
5 70 (12.41%) PRINCE2
6 67 (11.88%) ITIL
6 67 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
7 66 (11.70%) Java
8 64 (11.35%) Windows
8 64 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 62 (10.99%) Oracle
10 57 (10.11%) SAP
11 54 (9.57%) Migration
12 53 (9.40%) MS Excel
12 53 (9.40%) Retail
13 50 (8.87%) Business Analysis
14 48 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
15 46 (8.16%) Unix
15 46 (8.16%) SQL Server
16 44 (7.80%) JavaScript
16 44 (7.80%) MS Office
16 44 (7.80%) Microsoft
17 41 (7.27%) Telecoms
18 40 (7.09%) IBM
18 40 (7.09%) HTML
19 39 (6.91%) SOAP
19 39 (6.91%) Security Cleared
20 38 (6.74%) Spanish Language
21 36 (6.38%) CSS
21 36 (6.38%) WebSphere

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 36 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 30 (5.32%) SharePoint
3 28 (4.96%) SAS
4 23 (4.08%) Apache
5 12 (2.13%) IIS
6 10 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.42%) MQSeries
7 8 (1.42%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.53%) CICS
9 3 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.53%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.18%) Liferay
11 1 (0.18%) Node.js
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 53 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 44 (7.80%) MS Office
3 24 (4.26%) MS Project
4 14 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.77%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.35%) SPSS
8 1 (0.18%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 30 (5.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.77%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.89%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.71%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.71%) Staffware
5 3 (0.53%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.35%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.18%) Primavera
7 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.89%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) PaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.18%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.18%) Heroku
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.72%) ATM
2 17 (3.01%) Firewall
3 15 (2.66%) SAN
4 12 (2.13%) LDAP
5 11 (1.95%) SMTP
6 9 (1.60%) HTTP
7 8 (1.42%) Internet
8 7 (1.24%) WAN
9 6 (1.06%) Intranet
10 5 (0.89%) LAN
10 5 (0.89%) SSL
10 5 (0.89%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.71%) DNS
11 4 (0.71%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
13 2 (0.35%) Broadband
13 2 (0.35%) FTP
13 2 (0.35%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.35%) SMS
13 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (4.43%) DB2
4 17 (3.01%) Big Data
4 17 (3.01%) PowerCenter
5 15 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (2.30%) Data Mining
6 13 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 9 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.42%) Base SAS
9 8 (1.42%) SAP BI
9 8 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.24%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.06%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.06%) SAP BW
11 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (1.77%) HP UFT
2 7 (1.24%) Eclipse
2 7 (1.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.24%) Selenium
3 6 (1.06%) Android Studio
3 6 (1.06%) Grunt
3 6 (1.06%) gulp
3 6 (1.06%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.06%) webpack
4 5 (0.89%) Introscope
4 5 (0.89%) Toad
5 3 (0.53%) eggPlant
5 3 (0.53%) JIRA
5 3 (0.53%) Xcode
6 2 (0.35%) ERwin
6 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.18%) Ant
7 1 (0.18%) Hudson
7 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.18%) Rational Rose
General
1 159 (28.19%) Banking
2 53 (9.40%) Retail
3 41 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 38 (6.74%) Spanish Language
5 32 (5.67%) Marketing
6 31 (5.50%) Manufacturing
7 30 (5.32%) Electronics
8 17 (3.01%) Retail Banking
9 13 (2.30%) Automotive
10 8 (1.42%) Legal
11 6 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.89%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.89%) Law
13 4 (0.71%) Back Office
14 3 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
15 2 (0.35%) Billing
15 2 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
16 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.18%) German Language
16 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 192 (34.04%) Analyst
2 84 (14.89%) Developer
3 70 (12.41%) Project Manager
4 67 (11.88%) Business Analyst
5 37 (6.56%) Test Analyst
6 29 (5.14%) Architect
6 29 (5.14%) Financial Analyst
7 26 (4.61%) Banking Analyst
7 26 (4.61%) Service Analyst
8 24 (4.26%) Administrator
9 21 (3.72%) Banking Business Analyst
9 21 (3.72%) Consultant
9 21 (3.72%) Finance Business Analyst
9 21 (3.72%) Service Manager
10 19 (3.37%) Data Analyst
11 18 (3.19%) Data Business Analyst
12 17 (3.01%) Support Analyst
13 15 (2.66%) SQL Analyst
13 15 (2.66%) Technical Analyst
14 14 (2.48%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.09%) HTML
2 39 (6.91%) SOAP
3 36 (6.38%) CSS
4 35 (6.21%) .NET
5 26 (4.61%) XML
6 22 (3.90%) HTML5
7 21 (3.72%) AngularJS
8 17 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (2.30%) jQuery
10 11 (1.95%) Laravel
11 10 (1.77%) Android SDK
11 10 (1.77%) J2EE
11 10 (1.77%) REST
12 9 (1.60%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.60%) CSS3
12 9 (1.60%) TIBCO EMS
12 9 (1.60%) XSLT
13 8 (1.42%) ASP.NET
13 8 (1.42%) Middleware
13 8 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.26%) Mainframe
4 15 (2.66%) Credit Risk
4 15 (2.66%) User Experience
5 12 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
6 9 (1.60%) Clustering
6 9 (1.60%) Statistics
7 8 (1.42%) Blockchain
7 8 (1.42%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.42%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.24%) Cryptocurrency
8 7 (1.24%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.24%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.06%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.06%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.89%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 64 (11.35%) Windows
2 46 (8.16%) Unix
3 27 (4.79%) Linux
4 14 (2.48%) Android
5 13 (2.30%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.13%) MVS
6 12 (2.13%) zOS
7 8 (1.42%) Windows NT
7 8 (1.42%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.24%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.06%) AIX
10 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.35%) VMS
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.18%) HPUX
12 1 (0.18%) Solaris
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (17.38%) Project Management
2 88 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (12.41%) PRINCE2
4 67 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
4 67 (11.88%) ITIL
5 64 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (9.57%) Migration
7 50 (8.87%) Business Analysis
8 34 (6.03%) Programme Management
9 32 (5.67%) Incident Management
10 30 (5.32%) Digital Marketing
10 30 (5.32%) Service Delivery
11 29 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (4.96%) Waterfall
13 27 (4.79%) Service Management
14 25 (4.43%) Web Development
15 24 (4.26%) Change Management
16 23 (4.08%) Scrum
17 21 (3.72%) Test Scripting
18 20 (3.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 78 (13.83%) SQL
2 66 (11.70%) Java
3 44 (7.80%) JavaScript
4 27 (4.79%) C#
5 20 (3.55%) PHP
6 17 (3.01%) PL/SQL
6 17 (3.01%) VB
7 15 (2.66%) PowerShell
8 11 (1.95%) COBOL
8 11 (1.95%) JCL
9 10 (1.77%) Perl
10 8 (1.42%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.06%) ABAP
11 6 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (1.06%) Python
11 6 (1.06%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.89%) Korn
12 5 (0.89%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.71%) Jython
Qualifications
1 39 (6.91%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.85%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.72%) ISEB
4 17 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (2.84%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (2.66%) Degree
7 12 (2.13%) PMP
8 11 (1.95%) PMI Certification
9 9 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (1.24%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.06%) MCSE
11 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.71%) APMP
14 3 (0.53%) CISSP
14 3 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.35%) CISM
15 2 (0.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.26%) SLA
2 23 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 19 (3.37%) QA
4 5 (0.89%) COBIT
4 5 (0.89%) SEPA
5 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.35%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 31 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.06%) XenApp
4 5 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.53%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.18%) Docker
7 1 (0.18%) HDFS
7 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (2.66%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (2.30%) CA Wily
2 13 (2.30%) Control-M
3 9 (1.60%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.06%) SCCM
5 3 (0.53%) CA Endevor
5 3 (0.53%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) cPanel
6 1 (0.18%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.18%) Mesos
6 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 62 (10.99%) Oracle
2 57 (10.11%) SAP
3 44 (7.80%) Microsoft
4 40 (7.09%) IBM
5 20 (3.55%) Remedy
6 14 (2.48%) HP
7 13 (2.30%) VMware
8 12 (2.13%) Informatica
9 11 (1.95%) Intel Security
9 11 (1.95%) TIBCO
10 10 (1.77%) AppSense
10 10 (1.77%) Citrix
11 8 (1.42%) CommVault
12 7 (1.24%) EMC
13 6 (1.06%) Axway
14 5 (0.89%) 3PAR
14 5 (0.89%) NetApp
15 3 (0.53%) Murex
15 3 (0.53%) Temenos
15 3 (0.53%) Veritas
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