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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / East of England
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 342 352 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.75% 15.20% 16.48%
As % of the General category 52.29% 48.09% 53.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 220 272
Median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +66.66%

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
654 732 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.12% 31.61% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 439 487
Median daily rate £400 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 60 55
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.30 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +2 90 £456 -3.94% 38
Essex -5 79 £415 +10.66% 11
Cambridgeshire 0 70 £400 -11.11% 43
Bedfordshire +16 46 £425 +23.18% 9
Suffolk +7 29 £388 -18.42% 9
Norfolk +1 29 £370 -10.03% 6
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 166 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (16.54%) Project Management
3 99 (15.30%) Java
4 93 (14.37%) Oracle
5 91 (14.06%) SQL
6 90 (13.91%) SAP
7 85 (13.14%) Scrum
8 75 (11.59%) Windows
9 73 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 72 (11.13%) Microsoft
11 66 (10.20%) PRINCE2
11 66 (10.20%) Programme Management
12 63 (9.74%) ITIL
12 63 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
13 62 (9.58%) Manufacturing
14 61 (9.43%) Marketing
15 60 (9.27%) TDD
16 59 (9.12%) Web Services
17 58 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
18 52 (8.04%) .NET
19 50 (7.73%) HTML
19 50 (7.73%) MS Excel
19 50 (7.73%) Telecoms
20 48 (7.42%) SOA
21 46 (7.11%) Banking
22 45 (6.96%) Migration
22 45 (6.96%) SharePoint
23 44 (6.80%) Spring
23 44 (6.80%) Degree
24 43 (6.65%) CRM

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 45 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.33%) IIS
3 22 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.70%) Apache
7 10 (1.55%) Confluence
8 7 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.08%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.93%) CMS
10 5 (0.77%) JBoss
11 3 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.46%) Mule
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.64%) MS Office
3 25 (3.86%) MS Project
4 22 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.70%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 35 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (2.32%) SAP HR
3 14 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (1.55%) SAP ERP
5 8 (1.24%) SAP FI
6 7 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (1.08%) SAP CO
6 7 (1.08%) SAP CRM
6 7 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.77%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.62%) Primavera
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.08%) Office 365
3 5 (0.77%) SaaS
4 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.15%) Slack
5 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.17%) DNS
2 19 (2.94%) Firewall
3 15 (2.32%) Internet
3 15 (2.32%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.39%) LAN
4 9 (1.39%) WAN
5 8 (1.24%) Wireless
6 6 (0.93%) HTTP
6 6 (0.93%) SSL
7 5 (0.77%) MPLS
8 4 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (0.62%) FTP
8 4 (0.62%) LDAP
8 4 (0.62%) Network Security
8 4 (0.62%) SAN
8 4 (0.62%) VLAN
8 4 (0.62%) WLAN
9 3 (0.46%) ATM
9 3 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (3.40%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.70%) Big Data
5 11 (1.70%) MySQL
6 9 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.93%) Essbase
9 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (0.77%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.62%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (5.10%) Selenium
2 26 (4.02%) Cucumber
3 25 (3.86%) WebDriver
4 21 (3.25%) JIRA
5 17 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.32%) SoapUI
7 14 (2.16%) JBehave
8 13 (2.01%) JUnit
9 12 (1.85%) LSMW
10 11 (1.70%) Git (software)
11 10 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.55%) Maven
12 9 (1.39%) Eclipse
13 8 (1.24%) Appium
14 6 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.77%) JMeter
16 4 (0.62%) AccuRev
16 4 (0.62%) NUnit
16 4 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
16 4 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 62 (9.58%) Manufacturing
2 61 (9.43%) Marketing
3 50 (7.73%) Telecoms
4 46 (7.11%) Banking
5 36 (5.56%) Electronics
6 32 (4.95%) Retail
7 22 (3.40%) Legal
8 21 (3.25%) Billing
9 14 (2.16%) Automotive
10 10 (1.55%) Advertising
11 8 (1.24%) Back Office
12 6 (0.93%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.77%) Games
14 4 (0.62%) Law
14 4 (0.62%) Local Government
14 4 (0.62%) Publishing
15 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.46%) French Language
15 3 (0.46%) German Language
15 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (23.03%) Analyst
2 94 (14.53%) Project Manager
3 84 (12.98%) Developer
4 52 (8.04%) Architect
5 46 (7.11%) Business Analyst
6 36 (5.56%) Consultant
7 32 (4.95%) Java Developer
8 29 (4.48%) Test Analyst
9 28 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
10 25 (3.86%) Financial Analyst
11 24 (3.71%) IT Manager
12 22 (3.40%) Programme Manager
13 19 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (2.94%) Technical Manager
14 18 (2.78%) Applications Support
14 18 (2.78%) C# Developer
14 18 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
15 15 (2.32%) HR Manager
16 14 (2.16%) Service Analyst
17 13 (2.01%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (9.12%) Web Services
2 52 (8.04%) .NET
3 50 (7.73%) HTML
4 44 (6.80%) Spring
5 36 (5.56%) J2EE
6 35 (5.41%) Hibernate
7 32 (4.95%) ASP.NET
8 31 (4.79%) XML
9 20 (3.09%) RESTful
9 20 (3.09%) SOAP
10 18 (2.78%) Apache Flex
10 18 (2.78%) Middleware
11 17 (2.63%) AngularJS
12 16 (2.47%) CSS
13 13 (2.01%) XSLT
14 12 (1.85%) BAPI
14 12 (1.85%) jQuery
15 11 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (1.70%) Gherkin
16 9 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.01%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.01%) Mobile App
3 13 (2.01%) PMI
4 12 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 11 (1.70%) Reference Data
6 10 (1.55%) NHS
7 9 (1.39%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.08%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.93%) e-Learning
9 6 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.77%) Blockchain
10 5 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.77%) EPoS
10 5 (0.77%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.62%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.62%) EFT
11 4 (0.62%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 75 (11.59%) Windows
2 30 (4.64%) Linux
3 27 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 24 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.09%) Windows Server
6 18 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.39%) Unix
9 7 (1.08%) AIX
9 7 (1.08%) Solaris
10 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.46%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.31%) CentOS
12 2 (0.31%) Fedora
12 2 (0.31%) VME
12 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.15%) Android
13 1 (0.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (16.54%) Project Management
3 85 (13.14%) Scrum
4 73 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (10.20%) PRINCE2
5 66 (10.20%) Programme Management
6 63 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
6 63 (9.74%) ITIL
7 60 (9.27%) TDD
8 48 (7.42%) SOA
9 45 (6.96%) Migration
10 43 (6.65%) CRM
11 39 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (5.87%) Change Management
12 38 (5.87%) Digital Marketing
13 34 (5.26%) Information Security
13 34 (5.26%) Risk Management
14 32 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
15 31 (4.79%) Service Delivery
16 30 (4.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 99 (15.30%) Java
2 91 (14.06%) SQL
3 35 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 30 (4.64%) C#
5 18 (2.78%) Ruby
6 17 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.16%) C
8 10 (1.55%) Python
9 7 (1.08%) PHP
9 7 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.93%) ABAP
10 6 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.93%) Perl
10 6 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.62%) XPath
12 3 (0.46%) C++
12 3 (0.46%) VBA
13 2 (0.31%) VB
14 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (6.80%) Degree
2 27 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 16 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (2.01%) CISM
6 13 (2.01%) CISSP
6 13 (2.01%) ISEB
7 12 (1.85%) PMP
8 11 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.24%) MCSE
11 7 (1.08%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.62%) CCIE
13 4 (0.62%) CCNP
13 4 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.62%) MCP
13 4 (0.62%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.49%) QA
2 20 (3.09%) SLA
3 6 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.31%) P3O
6 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) GxP
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) SDET
7 1 (0.15%) SEPA
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 38 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.25%) VMware ESX
4 17 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.62%) vSphere
8 3 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.31%) Docker
9 2 (0.31%) XenApp
10 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (1.85%) SCCM
2 7 (1.08%) Puppet
3 6 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.62%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.62%) Control-M
5 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.46%) OpenView
5 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.46%) SCOM
5 3 (0.46%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (0.46%) WSUS
6 2 (0.31%) Ansible
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.31%) Salt
7 1 (0.15%) Aspera SmartTrack
7 1 (0.15%) QRadar
Vendors
1 93 (14.37%) Oracle
2 90 (13.91%) SAP
3 72 (11.13%) Microsoft
4 35 (5.41%) VMware
5 21 (3.25%) Avaya
6 20 (3.09%) Adobe
6 20 (3.09%) Epicor
7 18 (2.78%) HP
8 17 (2.63%) Citrix
9 15 (2.32%) IBM
10 14 (2.16%) Cisco
11 12 (1.85%) Dell
12 11 (1.70%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.24%) Hyperion
14 6 (0.93%) Cognos
14 6 (0.93%) F5
14 6 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
15 5 (0.77%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.77%) ServiceNow
15 5 (0.77%) Sun
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