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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 228 317 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.41% 25.61% 28.56%
As % of the General category 52.53% 60.27% 59.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 151 224
Median daily rate £425 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 14
Median hourly rate £10.24 - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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
434 526 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.47% 42.49% 48.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 244 328
Median daily rate £409 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 26
Median hourly rate £10.24 £42.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.05% +144.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £28.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

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 27 July 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 27 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
Milton Keynes -1 163 £425 +10.03% 29
Aylesbury -1 8 £450 +67.28% 9
High Wycombe -2 5 £465 -2.10% 5
Buckingham - 5 - -
Marlow - 4 - -
Beaconsfield - 1 - - 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 140 (27.34%) Banking
2 85 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (16.41%) ITIL
4 80 (15.63%) Project Management
5 68 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
6 60 (11.72%) Java
7 57 (11.13%) PRINCE2
8 52 (10.16%) SQL
8 52 (10.16%) SAP
8 52 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 52 (10.16%) Business Analysis
9 50 (9.77%) Retail
9 50 (9.77%) Windows
10 43 (8.40%) Unix
11 42 (8.20%) SQL Server
12 39 (7.62%) Telecoms
12 39 (7.62%) SLA
13 38 (7.42%) JavaScript
13 38 (7.42%) Service Delivery
13 38 (7.42%) Migration
13 38 (7.42%) Security Cleared
13 38 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (7.03%) SC Cleared
14 36 (7.03%) Programme Management
14 36 (7.03%) Oracle
15 35 (6.84%) MS Excel
15 35 (6.84%) Waterfall
16 34 (6.64%) Microsoft
16 34 (6.64%) Marketing
17 33 (6.45%) IBM

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 27 (5.27%) WebSphere
2 17 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.13%) Apache
3 16 (3.13%) SAS
4 13 (2.54%) MQSeries
5 10 (1.95%) IIS
6 9 (1.76%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.76%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.56%) Apache Pig
7 8 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.17%) CMS
8 6 (1.17%) EPiServer CMS
9 5 (0.98%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.39%) CICS
10 2 (0.39%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.20%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 35 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.86%) MS Office
3 14 (2.73%) MS Project
4 12 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.39%) SPSS
6 1 (0.20%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 32 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (3.32%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (1.37%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.98%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.98%) Staffware
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.39%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.20%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.59%) SaaS
2 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.20%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.20%) Heroku
3 1 (0.20%) IaaS
3 1 (0.20%) PaaS
3 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.13%) Firewall
1 16 (3.13%) SAN
2 15 (2.93%) Internet
3 12 (2.34%) SSL
4 9 (1.76%) ATM
5 8 (1.56%) LDAP
5 8 (1.56%) SMTP
5 8 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.56%) VPN
6 7 (1.37%) DNS
6 7 (1.37%) HTTP
7 6 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.17%) WAN
8 5 (0.98%) LAN
9 4 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.78%) Intranet
9 4 (0.78%) Wireless
10 2 (0.39%) FTP
10 2 (0.39%) Network Security
10 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.08%) Big Data
3 19 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (3.71%) DB2
4 15 (2.93%) Hadoop
5 14 (2.73%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.73%) PowerCenter
6 12 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (1.95%) Apache Hive
9 9 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.76%) Impala
9 9 (1.76%) MySQL
9 9 (1.76%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.56%) HBase
10 8 (1.56%) Sqoop
11 6 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.98%) SAP BI
12 5 (0.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (1.95%) HP UFT
2 7 (1.37%) JIRA
3 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.98%) Selenium
4 3 (0.59%) Xcode
5 2 (0.39%) eggPlant
5 2 (0.39%) JMeter
5 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.20%) Ant
6 1 (0.20%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.20%) ERwin
6 1 (0.20%) Hudson
6 1 (0.20%) Introscope
6 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.20%) Toad
6 1 (0.20%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 140 (27.34%) Banking
2 50 (9.77%) Retail
3 39 (7.62%) Telecoms
4 34 (6.64%) Marketing
5 33 (6.45%) Manufacturing
6 32 (6.25%) Electronics
7 25 (4.88%) Spanish Language
8 13 (2.54%) Automotive
9 8 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.37%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.17%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.98%) German Language
13 4 (0.78%) Back Office
14 3 (0.59%) Billing
14 3 (0.59%) Law
14 3 (0.59%) Legal
14 3 (0.59%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.59%) Wholesale Banking
15 2 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (32.03%) Analyst
2 76 (14.84%) Business Analyst
3 62 (12.11%) Project Manager
4 58 (11.33%) Developer
5 41 (8.01%) Architect
6 36 (7.03%) Financial Analyst
7 30 (5.86%) Banking Analyst
8 25 (4.88%) Service Analyst
8 25 (4.88%) Support Analyst
9 24 (4.69%) Finance Business Analyst
9 24 (4.69%) IT Manager
10 22 (4.30%) Data Business Analyst
11 20 (3.91%) Banking Business Analyst
11 20 (3.91%) Service Manager
12 19 (3.71%) Administrator
13 17 (3.32%) Technical Analyst
14 16 (3.13%) Services Delivery Manager
14 16 (3.13%) Test Analyst
15 15 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
15 15 (2.93%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.25%) HTML
2 31 (6.05%) CSS
3 30 (5.86%) SOAP
4 26 (5.08%) .NET
5 24 (4.69%) HTML5
6 14 (2.73%) CSS3
6 14 (2.73%) J2EE
6 14 (2.73%) REST
7 13 (2.54%) AngularJS
7 13 (2.54%) TIBCO EMS
7 13 (2.54%) Web Services
7 13 (2.54%) XML
8 12 (2.34%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (2.15%) Middleware
10 10 (1.95%) jQuery
11 9 (1.76%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.76%) Java EE
12 8 (1.56%) Node.js
12 8 (1.56%) Spark Streaming
12 8 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 18 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.93%) Credit Risk
5 14 (2.73%) User Experience
6 12 (2.34%) IBM Mainframe
7 11 (2.15%) Mobile Banking
8 8 (1.56%) Blockchain
8 8 (1.56%) Clustering
9 7 (1.37%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.37%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.17%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.78%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.59%) Cryptocurrency
13 3 (0.59%) Data Extraction
14 2 (0.39%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.77%) Windows
2 43 (8.40%) Unix
3 25 (4.88%) Linux
4 9 (1.76%) Android
4 9 (1.76%) MVS
4 9 (1.76%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.56%) Windows NT
5 8 (1.56%) zOS
6 6 (1.17%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.39%) Debian
9 2 (0.39%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) AIX
10 1 (0.20%) CentOS
10 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (16.41%) ITIL
3 80 (15.63%) Project Management
4 68 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (11.13%) PRINCE2
6 52 (10.16%) Business Analysis
6 52 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (7.42%) Migration
7 38 (7.42%) Service Delivery
8 36 (7.03%) Programme Management
9 35 (6.84%) Waterfall
10 32 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
11 31 (6.05%) Service Management
12 28 (5.47%) Change Management
13 25 (4.88%) Scrum
14 24 (4.69%) Service Design
15 21 (4.10%) Systems Analysis
16 20 (3.91%) TOGAF
16 20 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (3.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 60 (11.72%) Java
2 52 (10.16%) SQL
3 38 (7.42%) JavaScript
4 22 (4.30%) C#
5 19 (3.71%) Python
6 15 (2.93%) Perl
6 15 (2.93%) PHP
6 15 (2.93%) VB
7 12 (2.34%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.15%) Scala
9 9 (1.76%) JCL
10 8 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.37%) Jython
11 7 (1.37%) Korn
11 7 (1.37%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.17%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.98%) COBOL
14 4 (0.78%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.78%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (7.42%) Security Cleared
2 36 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.88%) Degree
3 25 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (2.73%) DV Cleared
4 14 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (2.34%) ISEB
6 10 (1.95%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.76%) PMP
8 8 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.37%) MCSE
9 7 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.17%) CISSP
10 6 (1.17%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.78%) APMP
11 4 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.39%) CISM
12 2 (0.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.62%) SLA
2 15 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.37%) QA
3 7 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.98%) COBIT
5 4 (0.78%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 27 (5.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.76%) HDFS
4 8 (1.56%) Apache Flume
5 7 (1.37%) XenApp
6 6 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.39%) Postfix
9 1 (0.20%) Docker
9 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.20%) vSphere
9 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (3.13%) Control-M
2 13 (2.54%) CA Wily
3 10 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (1.17%) SCOM
5 6 (1.17%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.78%) Nexpose
7 3 (0.59%) CA Endevor
7 3 (0.59%) SCCM
8 2 (0.39%) Nessus
9 1 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.20%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.20%) Mesos
9 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (10.16%) SAP
2 36 (7.03%) Oracle
3 34 (6.64%) Microsoft
4 33 (6.45%) IBM
5 20 (3.91%) TIBCO
6 18 (3.52%) VMware
7 17 (3.32%) HP
8 14 (2.73%) Remedy
9 12 (2.34%) Axway
10 11 (2.15%) Citrix
11 9 (1.76%) CommVault
11 9 (1.76%) EMC
12 8 (1.56%) Cloudera
12 8 (1.56%) Juniper
13 7 (1.37%) NetApp
13 7 (1.37%) Temenos
14 6 (1.17%) Cisco
14 6 (1.17%) EPiServer
14 6 (1.17%) Informatica
14 6 (1.17%) Intel Security
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