The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 9579 11526 9818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.07% 21.76% 19.25%
As % of the General category 52.67% 54.92% 49.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6771 7986 6476
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 157 123
Median hourly rate £22.25 £21.88 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% +21.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.28 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £55.59 £36.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.76 £21.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +28.86%
Finance
UK

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18187 20988 19715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.21% 39.62% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12260 13728 12456
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 578 500
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.83 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% +7.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.83 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in England

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in England

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in England

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in England

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Finance
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
London -1 5268 £475 - 1486
South East -1 1344 £425 +6.25% 347
North West -2 585 £413 -2.94% 144
South West -1 565 £375 -6.25% 178
Yorkshire -1 485 £400 +6.66% 136
West Midlands -2 471 £425 +1.19% 131
East of England 0 393 £438 +6.06% 110
East Midlands -1 260 £425 - 63
North East -12 133 £410 -3.52% 13
Midlands -2 24 £475 -5.00% 1
South Coast +5 2 £525 -12.50%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 4379 (22.80%) Banking
2 3987 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2890 (15.05%) SQL
4 2767 (14.41%) Project Management
5 2498 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 2222 (11.57%) Java
7 2210 (11.51%) Oracle
8 1893 (9.86%) Microsoft
9 1733 (9.02%) Windows
10 1678 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
11 1414 (7.36%) MS Excel
12 1409 (7.34%) SQL Server
13 1381 (7.19%) Linux
14 1377 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
15 1374 (7.15%) Migration
16 1300 (6.77%) PRINCE2
17 1280 (6.66%) Degree
18 1251 (6.51%) JavaScript
19 1238 (6.45%) ITIL
20 1233 (6.42%) SAP
21 1194 (6.22%) HTML
22 1189 (6.19%) Business Analysis
23 1157 (6.02%) Retail
24 1144 (5.96%) Change Management
25 1143 (5.95%) C#
26 1139 (5.93%) Unix
27 1127 (5.87%) Scrum
28 1111 (5.78%) .NET
29 937 (4.88%) Programme Management
30 928 (4.83%) MS Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 640 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 344 (1.79%) SAS
3 331 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 269 (1.40%) Apache
5 239 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 209 (1.09%) IIS
7 197 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 196 (1.02%) Confluence
9 192 (1.00%) CMS
10 191 (0.99%) MS Exchange
11 159 (0.83%) Apache Spark
12 107 (0.56%) JBoss
13 95 (0.49%) Skype for Business
14 91 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
15 84 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
16 74 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
17 71 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
18 62 (0.32%) OpenStack
19 60 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 60 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1414 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 928 (4.83%) MS Office
3 613 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 469 (2.44%) MS Project
5 376 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 140 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 48 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 35 (0.18%) Open Workbench
9 28 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 26 (0.14%) SPSS
11 21 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 13 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 10 (0.052%) FrameMaker
14 7 (0.036%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.026%) InVision
15 5 (0.026%) Mathematica
15 5 (0.026%) Siemens NX
16 4 (0.021%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (0.021%) LaTeX
16 4 (0.021%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 420 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 289 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 250 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 174 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
5 157 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
6 156 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
7 148 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
8 144 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
9 131 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
10 130 (0.68%) SAP FI
11 125 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
12 111 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
13 98 (0.51%) SAP CO
14 97 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
15 90 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
16 80 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
17 60 (0.31%) HFM
17 60 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
18 57 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
19 47 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 486 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 182 (0.95%) Office 365
4 124 (0.65%) PaaS
5 111 (0.58%) SaaS
6 83 (0.43%) IaaS
7 77 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 68 (0.35%) GitHub
9 59 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 42 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 36 (0.19%) Google Analytics
12 34 (0.18%) Heroku
13 30 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
14 24 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
15 23 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
16 21 (0.11%) OpenShift
17 20 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
18 17 (0.089%) Yammer
19 14 (0.073%) AWS Lambda
19 14 (0.073%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 543 (2.83%) Firewall
2 334 (1.74%) Internet
3 302 (1.57%) WAN
4 282 (1.47%) SAN
5 277 (1.44%) LAN
6 249 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 215 (1.12%) DNS
7 215 (1.12%) Network Security
8 189 (0.98%) VPN
9 149 (0.78%) Wireless
10 139 (0.72%) LDAP
11 126 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
12 123 (0.64%) HTTP
13 122 (0.64%) SSL
14 113 (0.59%) DHCP
15 111 (0.58%) Intranet
16 95 (0.49%) NAS
17 87 (0.45%) MPLS
18 82 (0.43%) VoIP
19 81 (0.42%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1409 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 708 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
3 470 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 388 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 386 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 365 (1.90%) Big Data
7 315 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 288 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 244 (1.27%) MySQL
10 225 (1.17%) NoSQL
11 224 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 220 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 211 (1.10%) MongoDB
14 196 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
15 165 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
16 163 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
17 157 (0.82%) DB2
18 149 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
19 146 (0.76%) QlikView
20 139 (0.72%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 539 (2.81%) JIRA
2 424 (2.21%) Git (software)
3 323 (1.68%) Maven
4 315 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 259 (1.35%) Subversion
6 249 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 240 (1.25%) Selenium
8 188 (0.98%) JUnit
9 169 (0.88%) TeamCity
10 131 (0.68%) Cucumber
11 128 (0.67%) Visual Studio
12 96 (0.50%) Eclipse
13 94 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
14 90 (0.47%) Ant
15 80 (0.42%) WebDriver
16 72 (0.37%) Grunt
17 69 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 68 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
19 65 (0.34%) HP UFT
19 65 (0.34%) SoapUI
General
1 4379 (22.80%) Banking
2 1157 (6.02%) Retail
3 871 (4.53%) Marketing
4 857 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 854 (4.45%) Investment Banking
6 752 (3.92%) Financial Institution
7 644 (3.35%) Manufacturing
8 608 (3.17%) Legal
9 493 (2.57%) Front Office
10 404 (2.10%) Electronics
11 334 (1.74%) Back Office
12 322 (1.68%) Retail Banking
13 320 (1.67%) Law
14 192 (1.00%) Advertising
15 175 (0.91%) General Ledger
16 159 (0.83%) Billing
17 129 (0.67%) Publishing
18 118 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
19 82 (0.43%) Automotive
20 67 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 4558 (23.73%) Analyst
2 3477 (18.10%) Developer
3 2289 (11.92%) Project Manager
4 1929 (10.04%) Business Analyst
5 1356 (7.06%) Architect
6 1295 (6.74%) Consultant
7 874 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 713 (3.71%) Financial Analyst
9 538 (2.80%) Senior Developer
10 505 (2.63%) IT Manager
11 503 (2.62%) Service Analyst
12 496 (2.58%) Administrator
13 475 (2.47%) C# Developer
14 468 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
15 459 (2.39%) SQL Developer
16 438 (2.28%) Test Analyst
17 421 (2.19%) Data Analyst
18 408 (2.12%) Programme Manager
19 365 (1.90%) Banking Analyst
20 359 (1.87%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1194 (6.22%) HTML
2 1111 (5.78%) .NET
3 901 (4.69%) CSS
4 803 (4.18%) Web Services
5 662 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 654 (3.41%) HTML5
7 645 (3.36%) XML
8 520 (2.71%) Spring
9 400 (2.08%) jQuery
10 393 (2.05%) CSS3
11 372 (1.94%) SOAP
12 366 (1.91%) REST
13 363 (1.89%) ASP.NET
14 324 (1.69%) Middleware
15 292 (1.52%) J2EE
16 218 (1.14%) Node.js
17 204 (1.06%) JSON
18 201 (1.05%) .NET Framework
19 196 (1.02%) RESTful
20 192 (1.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1678 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 658 (3.43%) Data Centre
3 597 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 515 (2.68%) User Experience
5 388 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 348 (1.81%) Derivative
7 341 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 316 (1.65%) Fixed Income
9 284 (1.48%) Mainframe
10 254 (1.32%) Equities
11 249 (1.30%) Hedge funds
12 246 (1.28%) Visualisation
13 239 (1.24%) Credit Risk
14 205 (1.07%) Mathematics
15 203 (1.06%) Fintech
16 179 (0.93%) Virtual Team
17 175 (0.91%) Mobile App
18 169 (0.88%) PMI
19 165 (0.86%) Blackberry
20 153 (0.80%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1733 (9.02%) Windows
2 1381 (7.19%) Linux
3 1139 (5.93%) Unix
4 512 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 321 (1.67%) Windows 7
6 291 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 273 (1.42%) Solaris
8 250 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 250 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 163 (0.85%) AIX
10 133 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 119 (0.62%) Apple iOS
12 100 (0.52%) Android
13 78 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 74 (0.39%) Windows 10
15 69 (0.36%) zOS
16 47 (0.24%) CentOS
17 40 (0.21%) Windows 8
18 32 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
19 24 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3987 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2767 (14.41%) Project Management
3 2498 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 1377 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1374 (7.15%) Migration
6 1300 (6.77%) PRINCE2
7 1238 (6.45%) ITIL
8 1189 (6.19%) Business Analysis
9 1144 (5.96%) Change Management
10 1127 (5.87%) Scrum
11 937 (4.88%) Programme Management
12 844 (4.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 838 (4.36%) TDD
14 824 (4.29%) Risk Management
15 801 (4.17%) SDLC
16 683 (3.56%) DevOps
17 673 (3.50%) Data Modelling
18 660 (3.44%) Waterfall
19 659 (3.43%) Analytics
20 648 (3.37%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2890 (15.05%) SQL
2 2222 (11.57%) Java
3 1251 (6.51%) JavaScript
4 1143 (5.95%) C#
5 680 (3.54%) Python
6 451 (2.35%) PL/SQL
7 386 (2.01%) PowerShell
8 383 (1.99%) Perl
9 372 (1.94%) C++
10 337 (1.75%) T-SQL
11 336 (1.75%) VBA
12 323 (1.68%) Shell Script
13 266 (1.38%) C
14 265 (1.38%) Ruby
15 195 (1.02%) PHP
16 183 (0.95%) Scala
17 180 (0.94%) Bash Shell
18 158 (0.82%) VB
19 113 (0.59%) R
20 94 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1280 (6.66%) Degree
2 771 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 505 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 362 (1.88%) ISEB
5 311 (1.62%) PMI Certification
6 265 (1.38%) CISSP
7 263 (1.37%) PMP
8 225 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
9 209 (1.09%) ISTQB
10 172 (0.90%) CISM
11 170 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 146 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 144 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
14 135 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
15 132 (0.69%) CCNP
16 106 (0.55%) CCNA
17 98 (0.51%) CISA
18 94 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
19 90 (0.47%) DV Cleared
20 89 (0.46%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 612 (3.19%) QA
2 299 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 280 (1.46%) SLA
4 150 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 145 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 127 (0.66%) MiFID
6 127 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 89 (0.46%) Solvency II
8 85 (0.44%) COBIT
9 68 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
10 53 (0.28%) FATCA
11 52 (0.27%) SEPA
12 34 (0.18%) EMIR
13 32 (0.17%) Basel III
14 24 (0.12%) GAAP
15 22 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
16 19 (0.099%) COREP
16 19 (0.099%) ISO20022
17 18 (0.094%) Basel II
18 17 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 761 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 371 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 141 (0.73%) Docker
4 116 (0.60%) vSphere
5 104 (0.54%) XenApp
6 100 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 94 (0.49%) VMware ESX
8 70 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
9 61 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 60 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
11 59 (0.31%) XenDesktop
12 47 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 47 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
13 44 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 41 (0.21%) NFS
15 33 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
16 32 (0.17%) HDFS
17 28 (0.15%) RACF
18 26 (0.14%) KVM
19 24 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 450 (2.34%) Puppet
2 248 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 196 (1.02%) Ansible
4 191 (0.99%) SCCM
5 155 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 107 (0.56%) Control-M
7 92 (0.48%) SCOM
8 79 (0.41%) Nagios
9 49 (0.26%) Tivoli
10 45 (0.23%) NetBackup
11 38 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
12 34 (0.18%) zSecure
13 33 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 31 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 28 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
15 28 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
16 27 (0.14%) Kubernetes
16 27 (0.14%) WSUS
17 25 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
17 25 (0.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2210 (11.51%) Oracle
2 1893 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 1233 (6.42%) SAP
4 615 (3.20%) VMware
5 572 (2.98%) Cisco
6 496 (2.58%) IBM
7 478 (2.49%) HP
8 389 (2.03%) Citrix
9 326 (1.70%) Red Hat
10 208 (1.08%) CheckPoint
11 192 (1.00%) Tableau
12 182 (0.95%) Hyperion
13 180 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
14 172 (0.90%) Informatica
15 162 (0.84%) ServiceNow
16 161 (0.84%) F5
17 157 (0.82%) CA
18 145 (0.75%) Sybase
19 144 (0.75%) Cognos
20 139 (0.72%) EMC
London
Montash
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £150.00 - £175.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Yoh
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago