The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 8 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 36 45 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.23% 31.69% 12.63%
As % of the General category 54.55% 88.24% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 8
Median daily rate £404 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% -5.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Finance
London

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

General Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
66 51 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.09% 35.92% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 17
Median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £309 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £479 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Croydon

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Finance.

1 26 (34.67%) ITIL
2 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.00%) Project Management
3 12 (16.00%) Unix
3 12 (16.00%) Linux
4 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.67%) Guidewire
5 9 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (12.00%) Java
6 8 (10.67%) Windows
6 8 (10.67%) Nagios
6 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
6 8 (10.67%) VMware
6 8 (10.67%) Puppet
6 8 (10.67%) iPad
6 8 (10.67%) F5
7 7 (9.33%) Firewall
7 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
7 7 (9.33%) Oracle
7 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
8 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (8.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (8.00%) MS Office
8 6 (8.00%) J2EE
8 6 (8.00%) Perl
8 6 (8.00%) SQL
8 6 (8.00%) Python
8 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.00%) VPN

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.67%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.33%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.33%) nginx
4 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Office
2 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) GitHub
1 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) Firewall
2 6 (8.00%) VPN
3 5 (6.67%) FTP
3 5 (6.67%) HTTP
3 5 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 5 (6.67%) IPsec
3 5 (6.67%) LDAP
3 5 (6.67%) NAS
3 5 (6.67%) Network Security
3 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.67%) tcpdump
3 5 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 4 (5.33%) WAN
5 2 (2.67%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.67%) Wireless
6 1 (1.33%) DMZ
6 1 (1.33%) Intranet
6 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.33%) MPLS
6 1 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.00%) Star Schema
3 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.67%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.33%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.33%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.33%) Redis
4 1 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.67%) Grunt
2 2 (2.67%) gulp
2 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.33%) ERwin
3 1 (1.33%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.33%) Testopia
3 1 (1.33%) TestPartner
General
1 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Billing
3 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) French Language
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.00%) Architect
3 6 (8.00%) IT Manager
3 6 (8.00%) Service Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Billing Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Facilities Manager
7 2 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Linux Support
7 2 (2.67%) Programme Coordinator
7 2 (2.67%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) J2EE
2 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.67%) HTML
3 2 (2.67%) Middleware
3 2 (2.67%) Sass
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.33%) HTML5
4 1 (1.33%) Java EE
4 1 (1.33%) Java SE
4 1 (1.33%) LAMP
4 1 (1.33%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.33%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.33%) RESTful
4 1 (1.33%) Spring
4 1 (1.33%) XML
4 1 (1.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) iPad
2 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) CMDB
4 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.33%) Fintech
7 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.33%) Replication
7 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Linux
1 12 (16.00%) Unix
2 8 (10.67%) Windows
3 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) CentOS
5 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) ITIL
2 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.00%) Project Management
4 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.00%) Change Management
5 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.33%) Migration
7 4 (5.33%) Open Source
7 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.33%) Service Management
7 4 (5.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) Java
2 6 (8.00%) Perl
2 6 (8.00%) Python
2 6 (8.00%) SQL
3 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.33%) VBA
5 3 (4.00%) C#
5 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.67%) C
6 2 (2.67%) VB
6 2 (2.67%) VBScript
7 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.67%) BICSI Certification
4 2 (2.67%) BICSI RCDD
4 2 (2.67%) CCNA
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.67%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.33%) CCIE
5 1 (1.33%) CCNP
5 1 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) MBCS
5 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 3 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Samba
1 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Nagios
1 8 (10.67%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.33%) Kibana
3 1 (1.33%) logstash
3 1 (1.33%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.33%) Salt
3 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Guidewire
2 9 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.67%) F5
3 8 (10.67%) VMware
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle
5 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.67%) NetApp
7 4 (5.33%) Avaya
7 4 (5.33%) Citrix
7 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.00%) Cisco
8 3 (4.00%) SAP
9 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.67%) Teradata
10 1 (1.33%) Black Duck
10 1 (1.33%) BT
10 1 (1.33%) Google
10 1 (1.33%) Sonatype
10 1 (1.33%) Veracode