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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 9556 11058 9439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.15% 21.39% 19.40%
As % of the General category 53.00% 54.27% 50.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6815 7743 6184
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 152 128
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.66 £47.69 £33.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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
18030 20375 18859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.14% 39.42% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12166 13452 11964
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 521 503
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.36 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £48.37 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 5161 £480 +1.05% 1621
South East -1 1301 £425 +6.25% 398
North West -2 672 £413 - 179
South West 0 592 £375 -6.25% 176
Yorkshire -1 556 £400 +6.66% 109
West Midlands -3 424 £413 -0.36% 143
East of England +1 389 £450 +9.09% 123
East Midlands -1 248 £425 - 69
North East -15 144 £364 -12.50% 22
Midlands -2 26 £500 -4.76% 1
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 4511 (22.78%) Banking
2 4011 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
3 3027 (15.28%) SQL
4 2971 (15.00%) Project Management
5 2521 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 2287 (11.55%) Java
7 2260 (11.41%) Oracle
8 1996 (10.08%) Microsoft
9 1838 (9.28%) Windows
10 1674 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
11 1487 (7.51%) MS Excel
12 1468 (7.41%) SQL Server
13 1467 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
14 1452 (7.33%) Migration
15 1430 (7.22%) Linux
16 1358 (6.86%) PRINCE2
17 1332 (6.73%) Degree
18 1289 (6.51%) ITIL
19 1234 (6.23%) JavaScript
20 1229 (6.21%) SAP
21 1193 (6.02%) C#
22 1177 (5.94%) Business Analysis
23 1171 (5.91%) Unix
24 1169 (5.90%) HTML
25 1144 (5.78%) .NET
26 1133 (5.72%) Scrum
27 1118 (5.65%) Retail
28 1117 (5.64%) Change Management
29 997 (5.03%) Programme Management
30 987 (4.98%) 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
1 632 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 362 (1.83%) SAS
3 328 (1.66%) WebSphere
4 249 (1.26%) Apache
5 235 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 211 (1.07%) MS Exchange
7 206 (1.04%) IIS
8 197 (0.99%) WebLogic
9 186 (0.94%) Confluence
10 184 (0.93%) CMS
11 155 (0.78%) Apache Spark
12 109 (0.55%) JBoss
13 99 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
14 94 (0.47%) Skype for Business
15 74 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
16 71 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
17 67 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
18 66 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
19 65 (0.33%) Jetty
20 64 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1487 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 987 (4.98%) MS Office
3 610 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 536 (2.71%) MS Project
5 376 (1.90%) MS Visio
6 137 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 60 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 33 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 29 (0.15%) Open Workbench
10 28 (0.14%) SPSS
11 20 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 19 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
13 9 (0.045%) FrameMaker
14 6 (0.030%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.025%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.025%) Mathematica
16 4 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
17 3 (0.015%) Acrobat
17 3 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
17 3 (0.015%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 430 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 266 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 241 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 162 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
5 161 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
6 152 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
7 149 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
8 130 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
9 124 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
10 117 (0.59%) SAP FI
11 107 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
12 105 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
13 90 (0.45%) SAP CO
14 89 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
15 86 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
16 79 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
17 70 (0.35%) HFM
18 63 (0.32%) SAP ERP
19 61 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
20 56 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 485 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 194 (0.98%) Office 365
4 120 (0.61%) PaaS
5 116 (0.59%) SaaS
6 80 (0.40%) IaaS
7 76 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 57 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 57 (0.29%) GitHub
9 39 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 35 (0.18%) Heroku
11 29 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 29 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
12 28 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 22 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
14 18 (0.091%) AWS Lambda
14 18 (0.091%) Yammer
15 17 (0.086%) Amazon Kinesis
16 16 (0.081%) OpenShift
17 15 (0.076%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 537 (2.71%) Firewall
2 325 (1.64%) WAN
3 322 (1.63%) Internet
4 310 (1.57%) SAN
5 301 (1.52%) LAN
6 257 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 232 (1.17%) DNS
8 212 (1.07%) Network Security
9 191 (0.96%) VPN
10 149 (0.75%) LDAP
11 140 (0.71%) HTTP
12 135 (0.68%) Wireless
13 117 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
14 116 (0.59%) DHCP
15 112 (0.57%) SSL
16 107 (0.54%) NAS
17 100 (0.50%) Intranet
18 91 (0.46%) MPLS
19 77 (0.39%) VoIP
20 73 (0.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1468 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 775 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
3 505 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 415 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 394 (1.99%) Oracle Database
6 374 (1.89%) Big Data
7 325 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 315 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 253 (1.28%) NoSQL
10 232 (1.17%) MySQL
11 226 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 218 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
13 217 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
14 211 (1.07%) MongoDB
15 185 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
16 182 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
17 175 (0.88%) DB2
18 168 (0.85%) QlikView
19 156 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
20 144 (0.73%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 542 (2.74%) JIRA
2 398 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 321 (1.62%) Maven
4 304 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 261 (1.32%) Subversion
6 255 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 254 (1.28%) Selenium
8 184 (0.93%) JUnit
9 159 (0.80%) TeamCity
10 142 (0.72%) Cucumber
11 130 (0.66%) Visual Studio
12 95 (0.48%) Eclipse
13 93 (0.47%) Ant
14 92 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
15 83 (0.42%) WebDriver
16 72 (0.36%) HP UFT
17 70 (0.35%) Grunt
18 67 (0.34%) ERwin
19 66 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
20 65 (0.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 4511 (22.78%) Banking
2 1118 (5.65%) Retail
3 920 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 909 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 887 (4.48%) Marketing
6 755 (3.81%) Financial Institution
7 669 (3.38%) Legal
8 639 (3.23%) Manufacturing
9 549 (2.77%) Front Office
10 416 (2.10%) Electronics
11 338 (1.71%) Law
12 331 (1.67%) Back Office
13 321 (1.62%) Retail Banking
14 210 (1.06%) Advertising
15 163 (0.82%) General Ledger
16 162 (0.82%) Billing
17 126 (0.64%) Publishing
18 121 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
19 82 (0.41%) Automotive
20 79 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 4707 (23.77%) Analyst
2 3585 (18.10%) Developer
3 2409 (12.16%) Project Manager
4 1961 (9.90%) Business Analyst
5 1400 (7.07%) Architect
6 1280 (6.46%) Consultant
7 926 (4.68%) Java Developer
8 714 (3.61%) Financial Analyst
9 546 (2.76%) Senior Developer
10 537 (2.71%) IT Manager
11 515 (2.60%) Service Analyst
12 498 (2.51%) SQL Developer
13 494 (2.49%) Administrator
14 493 (2.49%) Test Analyst
15 486 (2.45%) C# Developer
16 476 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
17 440 (2.22%) Programme Manager
18 429 (2.17%) Data Analyst
19 375 (1.89%) Banking Analyst
20 374 (1.89%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1169 (5.90%) HTML
2 1144 (5.78%) .NET
3 871 (4.40%) CSS
4 836 (4.22%) Web Services
5 677 (3.42%) XML
6 636 (3.21%) AngularJS
7 633 (3.20%) HTML5
8 512 (2.59%) Spring
9 394 (1.99%) REST
10 384 (1.94%) jQuery
11 374 (1.89%) SOAP
12 373 (1.88%) CSS3
13 361 (1.82%) ASP.NET
14 338 (1.71%) Middleware
15 301 (1.52%) J2EE
16 207 (1.05%) .NET Framework
17 204 (1.03%) RESTful
18 203 (1.03%) JMS
19 197 (0.99%) Hibernate
19 197 (0.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1674 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 661 (3.34%) Data Centre
3 615 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 494 (2.49%) User Experience
5 417 (2.11%) Derivative
6 403 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 387 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 342 (1.73%) Fixed Income
9 296 (1.49%) Equities
10 263 (1.33%) Mainframe
11 251 (1.27%) Credit Risk
12 248 (1.25%) Hedge funds
13 232 (1.17%) Visualisation
14 217 (1.10%) Fintech
15 205 (1.04%) Mobile App
16 202 (1.02%) Mathematics
17 180 (0.91%) Virtual Team
18 173 (0.87%) PMI
19 165 (0.83%) Clustering
20 164 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1838 (9.28%) Windows
2 1430 (7.22%) Linux
3 1171 (5.91%) Unix
4 551 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 352 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 317 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 292 (1.47%) Solaris
8 282 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 266 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 173 (0.87%) AIX
11 168 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 110 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 97 (0.49%) Android
14 75 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 73 (0.37%) Windows 10
16 65 (0.33%) zOS
17 49 (0.25%) CentOS
18 47 (0.24%) Windows 8
19 29 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
20 17 (0.086%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4011 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
2 2971 (15.00%) Project Management
3 2521 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 1467 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 1452 (7.33%) Migration
6 1358 (6.86%) PRINCE2
7 1289 (6.51%) ITIL
8 1177 (5.94%) Business Analysis
9 1133 (5.72%) Scrum
10 1117 (5.64%) Change Management
11 997 (5.03%) Programme Management
12 884 (4.46%) SDLC
13 876 (4.42%) TDD
14 858 (4.33%) Risk Management
15 855 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
16 694 (3.50%) Data Modelling
17 683 (3.45%) Analytics
18 682 (3.44%) Waterfall
19 658 (3.32%) Data Analysis
20 624 (3.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3027 (15.28%) SQL
2 2287 (11.55%) Java
3 1234 (6.23%) JavaScript
4 1193 (6.02%) C#
5 710 (3.59%) Python
6 438 (2.21%) PL/SQL
7 412 (2.08%) C++
8 410 (2.07%) PowerShell
9 384 (1.94%) Perl
10 359 (1.81%) T-SQL
11 340 (1.72%) VBA
12 330 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 260 (1.31%) C
14 259 (1.31%) Ruby
15 194 (0.98%) VB
16 191 (0.96%) PHP
17 186 (0.94%) Bash Shell
18 179 (0.90%) Scala
19 106 (0.54%) R
20 103 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1332 (6.73%) Degree
2 792 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 517 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 382 (1.93%) ISEB
5 342 (1.73%) PMI Certification
6 291 (1.47%) PMP
7 252 (1.27%) CISSP
8 239 (1.21%) ISTQB
9 218 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
10 175 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 173 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 157 (0.79%) CISM
12 157 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 137 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 130 (0.66%) CCNP
15 105 (0.53%) DV Cleared
16 104 (0.53%) CCNA
17 97 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 96 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
19 90 (0.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 642 (3.24%) QA
2 337 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 276 (1.39%) SLA
4 150 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 133 (0.67%) MiFID
6 129 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 103 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 92 (0.46%) Solvency II
9 84 (0.42%) COBIT
10 78 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
11 52 (0.26%) FATCA
12 49 (0.25%) SEPA
13 38 (0.19%) EMIR
14 26 (0.13%) Basel III
14 26 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
15 23 (0.12%) Basel II
16 22 (0.11%) ISO20022
17 21 (0.11%) GxP
18 20 (0.10%) COREP
18 20 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 811 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 399 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (0.66%) vSphere
4 125 (0.63%) Docker
5 118 (0.60%) XenApp
6 110 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 98 (0.49%) VMware ESX
8 81 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
9 70 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 69 (0.35%) XenDesktop
11 60 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
12 54 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
13 50 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 46 (0.23%) NFS
15 45 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 42 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
17 36 (0.18%) KVM
17 36 (0.18%) RACF
18 30 (0.15%) HDFS
19 29 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 421 (2.13%) Puppet
2 223 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 217 (1.10%) SCCM
4 183 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
5 166 (0.84%) Ansible
6 122 (0.62%) Control-M
7 93 (0.47%) SCOM
8 84 (0.42%) Nagios
9 54 (0.27%) NetBackup
10 43 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
10 43 (0.22%) Tivoli
11 38 (0.19%) zSecure
12 37 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 34 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
14 33 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 30 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
16 29 (0.15%) Kubernetes
16 29 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 26 (0.13%) Backup Exec
18 25 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2260 (11.41%) Oracle
2 1996 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 1229 (6.21%) SAP
4 671 (3.39%) VMware
5 570 (2.88%) Cisco
6 510 (2.58%) HP
7 508 (2.57%) IBM
8 428 (2.16%) Citrix
9 342 (1.73%) Red Hat
10 203 (1.03%) CheckPoint
11 192 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
12 188 (0.95%) Informatica
13 185 (0.93%) Hyperion
14 176 (0.89%) Tableau
15 172 (0.87%) Sybase
16 162 (0.82%) F5
16 162 (0.82%) ServiceNow
17 156 (0.79%) CA
18 145 (0.73%) EMC
19 144 (0.73%) Cognos
London
Venn Group
Rate: £450 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Generous Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 33 minutes ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 38 minutes ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £900 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £288 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Haysfm
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East
Haysfm
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago