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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 9768 10183 9481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.51% 20.61% 19.74%
As % of the General category 53.32% 53.27% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7063 6994 6268
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 134 125
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.44 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £40.12 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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
18318 19117 18701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.59% 38.69% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12432 12283 12045
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 477 517
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.68 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 5255 £500 +5.26% 1763
South East 0 1301 £425 +3.03% 434
North West -2 753 £400 -0.68% 208
Yorkshire +1 645 £400 - 174
South West -1 565 £389 -2.75% 151
East of England +2 434 £425 +0.11% 140
West Midlands -2 361 £400 - 147
East Midlands -1 246 £425 - 69
North East -9 164 £343 -5.51% 31
Midlands 0 27 £500 -9.09% 4
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 4415 (22.97%) Banking
2 3668 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3039 (15.81%) SQL
4 2916 (15.17%) Project Management
5 2249 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2112 (10.99%) Oracle
7 2109 (10.97%) Java
8 1996 (10.39%) Microsoft
9 1871 (9.74%) Windows
10 1637 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
11 1479 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
12 1475 (7.67%) MS Excel
13 1453 (7.56%) SQL Server
14 1413 (7.35%) Migration
15 1371 (7.13%) Linux
16 1331 (6.93%) PRINCE2
17 1272 (6.62%) Degree
18 1264 (6.58%) ITIL
19 1242 (6.46%) C#
20 1215 (6.32%) JavaScript
21 1212 (6.31%) .NET
22 1197 (6.23%) SAP
23 1161 (6.04%) Unix
24 1124 (5.85%) Business Analysis
25 1100 (5.72%) HTML
26 1052 (5.47%) Change Management
27 1025 (5.33%) Scrum
28 1005 (5.23%) MS Office
29 993 (5.17%) Investment Banking
30 972 (5.06%) Retail

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
1 642 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 357 (1.86%) SAS
3 261 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 235 (1.22%) IIS
5 233 (1.21%) Apache
6 226 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 198 (1.03%) MS Exchange
8 197 (1.03%) Node.js
9 176 (0.92%) CMS
10 167 (0.87%) Confluence
11 124 (0.65%) WebLogic
12 114 (0.59%) Apache Spark
13 103 (0.54%) JBoss
14 86 (0.45%) Skype for Business
14 86 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
15 77 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
16 74 (0.39%) Jetty
17 72 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
18 68 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 62 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1475 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 1005 (5.23%) MS Office
3 534 (2.78%) MS Project
4 522 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 341 (1.77%) MS Visio
6 130 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 75 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 47 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 28 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 26 (0.14%) Open Workbench
11 19 (0.099%) SPSS
12 10 (0.052%) AutoCAD
12 10 (0.052%) FrameMaker
13 9 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
14 8 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
15 7 (0.036%) Acrobat
16 6 (0.031%) QuarkXPress
17 5 (0.026%) SmartSuite
18 4 (0.021%) Mathematica
19 3 (0.016%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 414 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 212 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 196 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 144 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 132 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
6 130 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
7 110 (0.57%) SAP FI
8 98 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
8 98 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
9 96 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
10 92 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
11 83 (0.43%) SAP CO
12 81 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
13 79 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
14 75 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
15 74 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
15 74 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
16 73 (0.38%) SAP ERP
17 64 (0.33%) HFM
18 43 (0.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 426 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 220 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 169 (0.88%) Office 365
4 119 (0.62%) PaaS
5 110 (0.57%) SaaS
6 75 (0.39%) IaaS
7 65 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 55 (0.29%) GitHub
9 47 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 36 (0.19%) Heroku
11 31 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 25 (0.13%) Google Analytics
12 25 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
13 21 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
14 20 (0.10%) Yammer
15 16 (0.083%) AWS CloudFormation
15 16 (0.083%) AWS Lambda
15 16 (0.083%) Mimecast
15 16 (0.083%) Taleo
16 15 (0.078%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 513 (2.67%) Firewall
2 343 (1.78%) WAN
3 309 (1.61%) LAN
4 304 (1.58%) SAN
5 269 (1.40%) Internet
6 267 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 257 (1.34%) DNS
8 219 (1.14%) Network Security
9 200 (1.04%) VPN
10 156 (0.81%) HTTP
11 125 (0.65%) Wireless
12 124 (0.65%) DHCP
13 117 (0.61%) LDAP
14 109 (0.57%) NAS
15 104 (0.54%) MPLS
16 97 (0.50%) Intranet
17 96 (0.50%) SSL
18 91 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
19 78 (0.41%) BGP
20 76 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1453 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 817 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
3 483 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 418 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 393 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 325 (1.69%) Big Data
7 283 (1.47%) Relational Database
8 265 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 249 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
10 244 (1.27%) NoSQL
11 232 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 208 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 192 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 187 (0.97%) MySQL
15 180 (0.94%) MongoDB
16 168 (0.87%) DB2
17 166 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
18 164 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
19 161 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
20 154 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 471 (2.45%) JIRA
2 350 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 294 (1.53%) Jenkins
4 289 (1.50%) Maven
5 250 (1.30%) Subversion
6 236 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 229 (1.19%) Selenium
8 159 (0.83%) TeamCity
9 158 (0.82%) JUnit
10 147 (0.76%) Visual Studio
11 139 (0.72%) Cucumber
12 103 (0.54%) HP UFT
13 95 (0.49%) Eclipse
14 94 (0.49%) Ant
15 82 (0.43%) ERwin
16 73 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
17 69 (0.36%) SpecFlow
18 62 (0.32%) Grunt
19 61 (0.32%) gulp
19 61 (0.32%) SoapUI
General
1 4415 (22.97%) Banking
2 993 (5.17%) Investment Banking
3 972 (5.06%) Retail
4 903 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 804 (4.18%) Marketing
6 666 (3.47%) Financial Institution
7 658 (3.42%) Front Office
8 645 (3.36%) Legal
9 610 (3.17%) Manufacturing
10 407 (2.12%) Electronics
11 315 (1.64%) Law
12 296 (1.54%) Back Office
13 294 (1.53%) Retail Banking
14 204 (1.06%) Advertising
15 162 (0.84%) Billing
16 133 (0.69%) General Ledger
17 117 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
18 105 (0.55%) Publishing
19 104 (0.54%) Games
20 73 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4525 (23.54%) Analyst
2 3586 (18.66%) Developer
3 2328 (12.11%) Project Manager
4 1999 (10.40%) Business Analyst
5 1300 (6.76%) Architect
6 1200 (6.24%) Consultant
7 924 (4.81%) Java Developer
8 689 (3.58%) Financial Analyst
9 537 (2.79%) Senior Developer
10 504 (2.62%) Service Analyst
11 501 (2.61%) C# Developer
12 500 (2.60%) SQL Developer
13 499 (2.60%) IT Manager
14 490 (2.55%) Test Analyst
15 475 (2.47%) Administrator
16 421 (2.19%) Programme Manager
17 408 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
18 384 (2.00%) Senior Manager
19 378 (1.97%) Banking Analyst
20 374 (1.95%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1212 (6.31%) .NET
2 1100 (5.72%) HTML
3 831 (4.32%) CSS
4 796 (4.14%) Web Services
5 657 (3.42%) XML
6 580 (3.02%) AngularJS
7 572 (2.98%) HTML5
8 478 (2.49%) Spring
9 382 (1.99%) ASP.NET
10 366 (1.90%) REST
11 365 (1.90%) jQuery
12 341 (1.77%) CSS3
13 330 (1.72%) SOAP
14 276 (1.44%) Middleware
15 271 (1.41%) J2EE
16 224 (1.17%) .NET Framework
17 197 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
18 192 (1.00%) RESTful
19 191 (0.99%) JMS
20 190 (0.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1637 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 633 (3.29%) Management Information System
3 588 (3.06%) Data Centre
4 477 (2.48%) Derivative
5 456 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 426 (2.22%) User Experience
7 394 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 340 (1.77%) Fixed Income
9 282 (1.47%) Equities
10 256 (1.33%) Credit Risk
11 233 (1.21%) Hedge funds
12 229 (1.19%) Mainframe
13 219 (1.14%) Fintech
14 212 (1.10%) Visualisation
15 209 (1.09%) Mobile App
16 197 (1.03%) Blackberry
16 197 (1.03%) Market Risk
17 194 (1.01%) Mathematics
18 179 (0.93%) PMI
19 159 (0.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1871 (9.74%) Windows
2 1371 (7.13%) Linux
3 1161 (6.04%) Unix
4 546 (2.84%) Windows Server
5 382 (1.99%) Windows 7
6 334 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 277 (1.44%) Solaris
8 275 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 263 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 198 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 189 (0.98%) AIX
12 112 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 98 (0.51%) Android
14 96 (0.50%) Windows XP
15 66 (0.34%) zOS
16 62 (0.32%) Windows 10
17 52 (0.27%) Windows 8
18 42 (0.22%) CentOS
19 33 (0.17%) Mac OS X
20 27 (0.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3668 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2916 (15.17%) Project Management
3 2249 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1479 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1413 (7.35%) Migration
6 1331 (6.93%) PRINCE2
7 1264 (6.58%) ITIL
8 1124 (5.85%) Business Analysis
9 1052 (5.47%) Change Management
10 1025 (5.33%) Scrum
11 932 (4.85%) Programme Management
12 871 (4.53%) Risk Management
13 831 (4.32%) TDD
14 821 (4.27%) SDLC
15 791 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
16 697 (3.63%) Data Modelling
17 646 (3.36%) Analytics
18 608 (3.16%) Waterfall
19 581 (3.02%) Service Management
20 568 (2.96%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3039 (15.81%) SQL
2 2109 (10.97%) Java
3 1242 (6.46%) C#
4 1215 (6.32%) JavaScript
5 665 (3.46%) Python
6 435 (2.26%) C++
7 417 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 376 (1.96%) PL/SQL
9 370 (1.93%) Perl
10 362 (1.88%) T-SQL
11 359 (1.87%) VBA
12 317 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 273 (1.42%) C
14 227 (1.18%) Ruby
15 194 (1.01%) VB
16 192 (1.00%) Bash Shell
17 191 (0.99%) PHP
18 131 (0.68%) Scala
19 102 (0.53%) VBScript
20 99 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1272 (6.62%) Degree
2 779 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 477 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 407 (2.12%) ISEB
5 378 (1.97%) PMI Certification
6 273 (1.42%) PMP
7 237 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 237 (1.23%) ISTQB
8 230 (1.20%) CISSP
9 193 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 163 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 157 (0.82%) CCNP
12 143 (0.74%) CISM
13 140 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 135 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 116 (0.60%) DV Cleared
16 106 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 105 (0.55%) CCNA
18 102 (0.53%) CISA
19 92 (0.48%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 649 (3.38%) QA
2 330 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 270 (1.40%) SLA
4 148 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 129 (0.67%) MiFID
5 129 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 86 (0.45%) COBIT
7 85 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 80 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
9 74 (0.39%) Solvency II
10 53 (0.28%) FATCA
11 49 (0.25%) EMIR
12 43 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
13 40 (0.21%) SEPA
14 31 (0.16%) Basel II
15 23 (0.12%) ISO20022
16 21 (0.11%) COREP
16 21 (0.11%) GAAP
16 21 (0.11%) GxP
17 20 (0.10%) UCITS
System Software
1 795 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 410 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (0.68%) vSphere
4 123 (0.64%) XenApp
5 120 (0.62%) Docker
6 93 (0.48%) VMware ESX
7 84 (0.44%) Hyper-V
8 70 (0.36%) XenDesktop
9 67 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 59 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 59 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 58 (0.30%) NFS
12 52 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 45 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
14 34 (0.18%) RACF
15 27 (0.14%) KVM
16 24 (0.12%) Firmware
17 21 (0.11%) Xen
18 20 (0.10%) vCloud
19 18 (0.094%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 350 (1.82%) Puppet
2 234 (1.22%) SCCM
3 218 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
4 191 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 120 (0.62%) Ansible
6 113 (0.59%) Control-M
7 91 (0.47%) SCOM
8 85 (0.44%) Nagios
9 62 (0.32%) NetBackup
10 46 (0.24%) Tivoli
11 41 (0.21%) zSecure
12 35 (0.18%) Kubernetes
12 35 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
13 30 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 28 (0.15%) Backup Exec
15 27 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
15 27 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 25 (0.13%) WSUS
17 24 (0.12%) Data Guard
18 23 (0.12%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2112 (10.99%) Oracle
2 1996 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 1197 (6.23%) SAP
4 656 (3.41%) VMware
5 550 (2.86%) Cisco
6 510 (2.65%) HP
7 504 (2.62%) IBM
8 449 (2.34%) Citrix
9 342 (1.78%) Red Hat
10 201 (1.05%) Sybase
11 197 (1.03%) CheckPoint
12 174 (0.91%) Cognos
13 170 (0.88%) Hyperion
14 168 (0.87%) Informatica
14 168 (0.87%) Tableau
15 164 (0.85%) F5
15 164 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
16 145 (0.75%) ServiceNow
17 142 (0.74%) EMC
18 134 (0.70%) NetApp
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day 4-8 weeks contract (immediate start)
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
London Business School
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £396.88 - £432.96 per day + fully expensed travel
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £480 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM CIC Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £900.00 - £1000.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago