The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / East of England
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 301 341 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.34% 14.43% 15.04%
As % of the General category 49.26% 48.03% 51.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 200 241
Median daily rate £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £535 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.83% +37.87%
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 of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
611 710 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.11% 30.05% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 400 441
Median daily rate £410 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £579 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 55 43
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.09 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £45.92 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +43.23%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire -1 71 £425 -8.10% 38
Essex -5 71 £425 +13.33% 18
Cambridgeshire +3 58 £400 -5.88% 51
Bedfordshire +13 46 £450 +38.46% 19
Norfolk +1 34 £370 -12.42% 7
Suffolk +10 23 £375 -21.05% 3
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 150 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (15.97%) Project Management
3 95 (15.18%) Java
4 88 (14.06%) SQL
5 86 (13.74%) SAP
6 83 (13.26%) Scrum
7 81 (12.94%) Oracle
8 80 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 67 (10.70%) Programme Management
10 66 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
11 64 (10.22%) Windows
12 62 (9.90%) Microsoft
13 61 (9.74%) Web Services
13 61 (9.74%) TDD
14 60 (9.58%) Telecoms
15 59 (9.42%) ITIL
16 58 (9.27%) Manufacturing
17 56 (8.95%) SOA
18 54 (8.63%) Marketing
19 51 (8.15%) PRINCE2
20 49 (7.83%) .NET
20 49 (7.83%) Banking
20 49 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
21 47 (7.51%) HTML
21 47 (7.51%) CRM
22 46 (7.35%) Spring
23 42 (6.71%) MS Excel
24 41 (6.55%) Migration
24 41 (6.55%) Hibernate
24 41 (6.55%) Degree

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 37 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (3.51%) IIS
4 14 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.76%) Confluence
7 7 (1.12%) Apache
7 7 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.96%) JBoss
8 6 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.80%) CMS
9 5 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.64%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.48%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.48%) Mule
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.99%) MS Project
3 22 (3.51%) MS Office
4 19 (3.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.76%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) InVision
7 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 33 (5.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (2.40%) SAP HR
3 13 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (1.60%) SAP ERP
5 7 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (1.12%) SAP CRM
5 7 (1.12%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.96%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.80%) Primavera
7 5 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.48%) Endur
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.60%) Office 365
3 9 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.12%) OneDrive
5 5 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.47%) DNS
2 17 (2.72%) Firewall
3 16 (2.56%) Internet
3 16 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.76%) LAN
4 11 (1.76%) WAN
5 10 (1.60%) Wireless
6 9 (1.44%) HTTP
6 9 (1.44%) SSL
7 5 (0.80%) MPLS
7 5 (0.80%) SAN
8 4 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (0.64%) FTP
8 4 (0.64%) LDAP
8 4 (0.64%) Network Security
8 4 (0.64%) VLAN
8 4 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.64%) WLAN
9 3 (0.48%) ATM
9 3 (0.48%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (3.04%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.28%) MySQL
7 8 (1.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.96%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (0.96%) QlikView
9 6 (0.96%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.80%) Big Data
10 5 (0.80%) Blockchain
11 4 (0.64%) GIS
11 4 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 33 (5.27%) Selenium
2 27 (4.31%) Cucumber
3 26 (4.15%) WebDriver
4 22 (3.51%) JIRA
5 21 (3.35%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.56%) SoapUI
7 15 (2.40%) JBehave
8 14 (2.24%) Git (software)
8 14 (2.24%) JUnit
9 12 (1.92%) LSMW
10 11 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (1.76%) Maven
11 9 (1.44%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.28%) Appium
13 6 (0.96%) JMeter
13 6 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.80%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.64%) FitNesse
15 4 (0.64%) NUnit
General
1 60 (9.58%) Telecoms
2 58 (9.27%) Manufacturing
3 54 (8.63%) Marketing
4 49 (7.83%) Banking
5 34 (5.43%) Electronics
6 33 (5.27%) Retail
7 22 (3.51%) Legal
8 13 (2.08%) Billing
9 11 (1.76%) Automotive
10 9 (1.44%) Advertising
11 7 (1.12%) Back Office
12 5 (0.80%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.80%) Publishing
13 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.48%) German Language
15 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.32%) French Language
15 2 (0.32%) Games
15 2 (0.32%) Law
15 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (21.41%) Analyst
2 89 (14.22%) Project Manager
3 81 (12.94%) Developer
4 61 (9.74%) Architect
5 40 (6.39%) Business Analyst
6 37 (5.91%) Consultant
7 32 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
8 31 (4.95%) Java Developer
9 29 (4.63%) Test Analyst
10 23 (3.67%) Financial Analyst
10 23 (3.67%) Programme Manager
11 20 (3.19%) IT Manager
12 19 (3.04%) Technical Manager
13 18 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (2.72%) C# Developer
14 17 (2.72%) Technical Project Manager
15 15 (2.40%) HR Manager
16 14 (2.24%) Administrator
16 14 (2.24%) Data Business Analyst
17 13 (2.08%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.74%) Web Services
2 49 (7.83%) .NET
3 47 (7.51%) HTML
4 46 (7.35%) Spring
5 41 (6.55%) Hibernate
6 38 (6.07%) J2EE
7 33 (5.27%) ASP.NET
8 27 (4.31%) XML
9 21 (3.35%) AngularJS
9 21 (3.35%) RESTful
10 20 (3.19%) Apache Flex
11 17 (2.72%) SOAP
12 14 (2.24%) Middleware
13 13 (2.08%) CSS
14 12 (1.92%) BAPI
14 12 (1.92%) Gherkin
15 11 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (1.76%) XSLT
16 10 (1.60%) Java EE
17 9 (1.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.56%) PMI
4 13 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.08%) NHS
5 12 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.44%) Reference Data
7 7 (1.12%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.12%) Mainframe
8 6 (0.96%) User Experience
9 5 (0.80%) e-Learning
9 5 (0.80%) Reinsurance
10 4 (0.64%) Clustering
10 4 (0.64%) EFT
10 4 (0.64%) EPoS
10 4 (0.64%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.48%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.32%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.22%) Windows
2 30 (4.79%) Linux
3 25 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (3.67%) Windows 7
5 17 (2.72%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.60%) Unix
8 6 (0.96%) AIX
9 5 (0.80%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.64%) Solaris
11 2 (0.32%) CentOS
11 2 (0.32%) Fedora
11 2 (0.32%) VME
11 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.16%) Android
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) MVS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (15.97%) Project Management
3 83 (13.26%) Scrum
4 80 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (10.70%) Programme Management
6 66 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
7 61 (9.74%) TDD
8 59 (9.42%) ITIL
9 56 (8.95%) SOA
10 51 (8.15%) PRINCE2
11 47 (7.51%) CRM
12 41 (6.55%) Migration
13 40 (6.39%) Risk Management
14 39 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (5.75%) Digital Marketing
16 35 (5.59%) Change Management
17 34 (5.43%) OO
18 33 (5.27%) Information Security
19 32 (5.11%) Analytics
20 28 (4.47%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 95 (15.18%) Java
2 88 (14.06%) SQL
3 35 (5.59%) JavaScript
4 29 (4.63%) C#
5 18 (2.88%) Ruby
6 15 (2.40%) PL/SQL
7 12 (1.92%) C
8 8 (1.28%) Python
8 8 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.12%) Perl
10 6 (0.96%) ABAP
10 6 (0.96%) PHP
11 5 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.80%) XPath
12 4 (0.64%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.48%) C++
13 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.48%) VBScript
14 2 (0.32%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 41 (6.55%) Degree
2 24 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.35%) PMI Certification
4 16 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.08%) ISEB
6 12 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.92%) PMP
7 11 (1.76%) CISM
7 11 (1.76%) CISSP
7 11 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.44%) MCSE
9 8 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (1.12%) MCP
11 6 (0.96%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.80%) CCNP
12 5 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.80%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.59%) QA
2 19 (3.04%) SLA
3 9 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.48%) GDPR
5 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) GxP
7 1 (0.16%) IFRS
7 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) SDET
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.88%) Virtual Desktop
3 18 (2.88%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.32%) Docker
6 2 (0.32%) XenApp
7 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.28%) Puppet
2 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (0.80%) MOM
2 5 (0.80%) SCCM
3 4 (0.64%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.48%) Control-M
4 3 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.48%) Salt
4 3 (0.48%) SCOM
4 3 (0.48%) WSUS
5 2 (0.32%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) Aspera SmartTrack
6 1 (0.16%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.16%) OpenView
6 1 (0.16%) QRadar
Vendors
1 86 (13.74%) SAP
2 81 (12.94%) Oracle
3 62 (9.90%) Microsoft
4 32 (5.11%) VMware
5 22 (3.51%) Adobe
6 21 (3.35%) Epicor
7 18 (2.88%) Avaya
8 16 (2.56%) Cisco
9 14 (2.24%) IBM
10 12 (1.92%) Citrix
10 12 (1.92%) HP
11 7 (1.12%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.12%) Dell
11 7 (1.12%) F5
12 6 (0.96%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.96%) Hyperion
12 6 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (0.96%) Talend
13 5 (0.80%) EMC
13 5 (0.80%) Nokia
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