The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / East Midlands
Rank 4 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 236 207 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.09% 12.97% 19.32%
As % of the General category 47.58% 38.84% 56.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 135 179
Median daily rate £413 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £119 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +60.60%

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

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
496 533 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.81% 33.40% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 336 292
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 15
Median hourly rate £11.33 £14.53 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -6.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.44 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.55 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Northamptonshire +1 100 £450 +7.90% 15
Nottinghamshire -5 50 £375 -16.66% 21
Derbyshire -3 36 £155 +33.04% 9
Leicestershire +3 26 £335 +67.91% 11
Lincolnshire +2 5 £525 +23.52% 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Finance.

1 110 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (18.36%) Banking
3 101 (17.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 77 (13.46%) Project Management
5 72 (12.59%) SQL
6 62 (10.84%) Business Analysis
7 61 (10.66%) Oracle
8 59 (10.31%) SAP
9 57 (9.97%) JavaScript
10 55 (9.62%) Manufacturing
11 54 (9.44%) SQL Server
12 53 (9.27%) Microsoft
13 49 (8.57%) MS Excel
14 47 (8.22%) .NET
15 46 (8.04%) HTML
15 46 (8.04%) Scrum
16 42 (7.34%) CSS
17 41 (7.17%) Windows
17 41 (7.17%) Java
17 41 (7.17%) Security Cleared
18 40 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
18 40 (6.99%) Web Services
19 39 (6.82%) PRINCE2
19 39 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
20 37 (6.47%) Migration
21 36 (6.29%) C#
21 36 (6.29%) MS Office
22 35 (6.12%) Change Management
23 34 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
24 33 (5.77%) ERP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 20 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.92%) SAS
3 8 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.70%) Documentum
6 4 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.52%) CMS
7 3 (0.52%) Confluence
7 3 (0.52%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.35%) JBoss
8 2 (0.35%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.17%) IIS
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.29%) MS Office
3 18 (3.15%) MS Project
4 16 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.35%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.35%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 18 (3.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (2.62%) SAP CO
2 15 (2.62%) SAP FI
3 14 (2.45%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (2.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (1.40%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (1.22%) Demantra
7 7 (1.22%) SnowdropKCS
8 6 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (1.05%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.35%) PaaS
3 2 (0.35%) Taleo
4 1 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.80%) Wireless
2 5 (0.87%) Internet
2 5 (0.87%) VPN
3 3 (0.52%) HTTP
3 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.35%) Firewall
4 2 (0.35%) Intranet
4 2 (0.35%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) ATM
5 1 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.17%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) NAS
5 1 (0.17%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.17%) Network Security
5 1 (0.17%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) SSL
5 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.50%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.10%) DB2
6 12 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.40%) Blockchain
10 6 (1.05%) DB2 UDB
10 6 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (0.87%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.70%) DTS
12 4 (0.70%) SAP HANA
12 4 (0.70%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (3.50%) Selenium
2 14 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.10%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (1.57%) JIRA
6 8 (1.40%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.22%) Maven
7 7 (1.22%) MSTest
7 7 (1.22%) Subversion
8 6 (1.05%) Ant
9 5 (0.87%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.87%) Jasmine
9 5 (0.87%) JUnit
9 5 (0.87%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.70%) gulp
10 4 (0.70%) JDeveloper
10 4 (0.70%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 105 (18.36%) Banking
2 55 (9.62%) Manufacturing
3 31 (5.42%) Retail
4 30 (5.24%) Financial Institution
5 21 (3.67%) Marketing
6 18 (3.15%) Aerospace
7 14 (2.45%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.10%) Legal
9 6 (1.05%) Electronics
10 5 (0.87%) Advertising
10 5 (0.87%) Back Office
10 5 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.70%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.70%) Publishing
11 4 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 178 (31.12%) Analyst
2 94 (16.43%) Developer
3 88 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 83 (14.51%) Project Manager
5 37 (6.47%) Consultant
6 36 (6.29%) Architect
7 30 (5.24%) Service Analyst
8 26 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
9 25 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
10 23 (4.02%) Applications Support
11 21 (3.67%) Senior Business Analyst
11 21 (3.67%) Support Analyst
12 18 (3.15%) Data Analyst
12 18 (3.15%) Finance Business Analyst
12 18 (3.15%) IT Analyst
13 17 (2.97%) IT Manager
14 16 (2.80%) C# Developer
14 16 (2.80%) SAP Consultant
15 15 (2.62%) .NET Developer
15 15 (2.62%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.22%) .NET
2 46 (8.04%) HTML
3 42 (7.34%) CSS
4 40 (6.99%) Web Services
5 26 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 22 (3.85%) XML
7 20 (3.50%) jQuery
8 18 (3.15%) AngularJS
9 17 (2.97%) HTML5
10 14 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (2.45%) Entity Framework
11 12 (2.10%) Spring
12 10 (1.75%) Hibernate
12 10 (1.75%) SOAP
12 10 (1.75%) WCF
13 8 (1.40%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.40%) CSS3
13 8 (1.40%) Sass
13 8 (1.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.32%) User Experience
3 16 (2.80%) Mainframe
4 13 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.10%) Credit Risk
6 5 (0.87%) Data Centre
6 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.70%) Blackberry
7 4 (0.70%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (0.70%) Fintech
7 4 (0.70%) PMI
7 4 (0.70%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.52%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.52%) FMCG
8 3 (0.52%) NHS
8 3 (0.52%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.52%) Social Media
9 2 (0.35%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.17%) Windows
2 25 (4.37%) Unix
3 20 (3.50%) Linux
4 12 (2.10%) HPUX
4 12 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.87%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.87%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.87%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.70%) Android
8 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (17.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 77 (13.46%) Project Management
4 62 (10.84%) Business Analysis
5 46 (8.04%) Scrum
6 40 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (6.82%) PRINCE2
8 37 (6.47%) Migration
9 35 (6.12%) Change Management
10 33 (5.77%) ERP
11 31 (5.42%) ITIL
12 25 (4.37%) Data Protection
13 24 (4.20%) TDD
14 22 (3.85%) MVC
14 22 (3.85%) Service Management
15 21 (3.67%) Workflow
16 20 (3.50%) Cybersecurity
17 19 (3.32%) Data Modelling
17 19 (3.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (12.59%) SQL
2 57 (9.97%) JavaScript
3 41 (7.17%) Java
4 36 (6.29%) C#
5 25 (4.37%) PL/SQL
6 9 (1.57%) ABAP
7 7 (1.22%) VBA
8 6 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.87%) Python
9 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.87%) VB
10 4 (0.70%) PHP
10 4 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.70%) VBScript
11 3 (0.52%) C
11 3 (0.52%) VB6
12 2 (0.35%) C++
12 2 (0.35%) ES6
12 2 (0.35%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 41 (7.17%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.15%) PMI Certification
4 17 (2.97%) ISEB
5 16 (2.80%) PMP
5 16 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (2.45%) Degree
7 13 (2.27%) APMP
8 11 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.22%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.05%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.52%) CBAP
13 3 (0.52%) IIBA
13 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.35%) CISSP
14 2 (0.35%) CLAS
14 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 11 (1.92%) QA
2 8 (1.40%) SLA
3 5 (0.87%) IFRS
3 5 (0.87%) IFRS 9
4 3 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.87%) Docker
3 4 (0.70%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.17%) Firmware
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.17%) Samba
5 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.57%) MOM
2 4 (0.70%) Ganglia
2 4 (0.70%) nmon
3 2 (0.35%) Ansible
3 2 (0.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 61 (10.66%) Oracle
2 59 (10.31%) SAP
3 53 (9.27%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.75%) Informatica
5 8 (1.40%) HP
5 8 (1.40%) IBM
5 8 (1.40%) Remedy
6 7 (1.22%) Adobe
7 6 (1.05%) Citrix
7 6 (1.05%) ServiceNow
8 5 (0.87%) BMC
9 4 (0.70%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.70%) Teradata
10 3 (0.52%) Cognos
10 3 (0.52%) FNZ
10 3 (0.52%) Genesys
10 3 (0.52%) Lotus
10 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.35%) Cisco
11 2 (0.35%) Siemens
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