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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
UK / England
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 8129 9504 9451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.45% 20.26% 20.15%
As % of the General category 52.18% 52.74% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5658 6576 6445
Median daily rate £451 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 134 112
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.67 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +52.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.61 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £58.97 £36.30
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 England region.

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15580 18019 18146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.27% 38.40% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10288 11813 11721
Median daily rate £456 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 469 410
Median hourly rate £26.50 £29.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +35.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 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
London -1 4574 £500 +2.56% 1609
South East 0 1170 £438 +9.37% 306
South West 0 591 £390 +4.00% 181
North West 0 440 £400 - 170
Yorkshire 0 361 £425 +6.25% 144
East of England +2 311 £413 -2.36% 133
West Midlands 0 297 £400 -4.19% 85
East Midlands +2 242 £413 -1.78% 64
North East -23 72 £491 +22.81% 17
Midlands +3 26 £420 -6.66% 1
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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 England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 3891 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
2 3881 (22.82%) Banking
3 2588 (15.22%) SQL
4 2360 (13.88%) Project Management
5 2105 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2022 (11.89%) Java
7 1877 (11.04%) Microsoft
8 1844 (10.84%) Oracle
9 1501 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
10 1399 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
11 1380 (8.12%) Windows
12 1343 (7.90%) SAP
13 1308 (7.69%) JavaScript
14 1278 (7.52%) Scrum
15 1265 (7.44%) SQL Server
16 1233 (7.25%) HTML
17 1197 (7.04%) Linux
18 1194 (7.02%) MS Excel
19 1151 (6.77%) Degree
20 1125 (6.62%) C#
21 1081 (6.36%) .NET
22 1038 (6.10%) Business Analysis
23 1032 (6.07%) PRINCE2
24 1027 (6.04%) Migration
25 1022 (6.01%) Change Management
26 982 (5.77%) Unix
26 982 (5.77%) Retail
27 974 (5.73%) Programme Management
28 948 (5.57%) ITIL
29 912 (5.36%) CSS

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
1 622 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 303 (1.78%) Apache Spark
3 232 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 222 (1.31%) SAS
5 214 (1.26%) Confluence
6 213 (1.25%) IIS
7 207 (1.22%) Apache
8 176 (1.03%) CMS
9 171 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 123 (0.72%) MS Exchange
11 122 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
12 121 (0.71%) WebLogic
13 99 (0.58%) JBoss
14 92 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 76 (0.45%) Mule
16 71 (0.42%) Skype for Business
17 65 (0.38%) Apache Pig
18 61 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
19 59 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
20 53 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1194 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 741 (4.36%) MS Office
3 515 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 489 (2.88%) MS Project
5 343 (2.02%) MS Visio
6 163 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 65 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 31 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 29 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (0.100%) Open Workbench
10 17 (0.100%) SPSS
11 15 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.047%) Flinto
12 8 (0.047%) InVision
13 7 (0.041%) HipChat
13 7 (0.041%) LaTeX
14 6 (0.035%) InfoPath
15 4 (0.024%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.024%) InDesign
15 4 (0.024%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 459 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 217 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 216 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 209 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
5 193 (1.13%) SAP FI
6 180 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
7 161 (0.95%) SAP CO
8 154 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
9 136 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
10 115 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
11 113 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
12 107 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
13 77 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
14 67 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
15 61 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
16 54 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
17 50 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
17 50 (0.29%) SAP ERP
18 48 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 48 (0.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 500 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 408 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 213 (1.25%) Office 365
4 140 (0.82%) PaaS
5 134 (0.79%) SaaS
6 126 (0.74%) IaaS
7 84 (0.49%) GitHub
8 60 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 59 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 35 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 31 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 29 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 24 (0.14%) Amazon S3
14 23 (0.14%) OpenShift
15 22 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
16 21 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
17 20 (0.12%) Google Analytics
18 14 (0.082%) OneDrive
19 13 (0.076%) Heroku
20 11 (0.065%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 430 (2.53%) Firewall
2 260 (1.53%) Internet
3 231 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 222 (1.31%) DNS
5 203 (1.19%) SAN
6 193 (1.13%) WAN
7 191 (1.12%) Network Security
8 176 (1.03%) LAN
9 137 (0.81%) VPN
10 128 (0.75%) Wireless
11 113 (0.66%) HTTP
11 113 (0.66%) SSL
12 106 (0.62%) LDAP
13 92 (0.54%) DHCP
14 83 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
15 82 (0.48%) VoIP
16 77 (0.45%) FTP
17 76 (0.45%) Intranet
18 69 (0.41%) MPLS
19 59 (0.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1265 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 572 (3.36%) Big Data
3 548 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
4 453 (2.66%) Hadoop
5 419 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 413 (2.43%) Relational Database
7 391 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 309 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 211 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 203 (1.19%) NoSQL
11 200 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 194 (1.14%) MongoDB
13 184 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
14 183 (1.08%) MySQL
15 166 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
16 157 (0.92%) Apache Hive
17 155 (0.91%) DB2
18 153 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
19 141 (0.83%) RDBMS
20 138 (0.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 602 (3.54%) JIRA
2 488 (2.87%) Git (software)
3 445 (2.62%) Jenkins
4 315 (1.85%) Selenium
5 307 (1.81%) Maven
6 250 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 216 (1.27%) Subversion
8 196 (1.15%) JUnit
9 191 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 183 (1.08%) TeamCity
11 132 (0.78%) Visual Studio
12 115 (0.68%) WebDriver
13 98 (0.58%) Mockito
14 86 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 82 (0.48%) Gradle
16 78 (0.46%) Eclipse
17 77 (0.45%) Hudson
18 66 (0.39%) HP UFT
19 65 (0.38%) SoapUI
20 58 (0.34%) gulp
General
1 3881 (22.82%) Banking
2 982 (5.77%) Retail
3 891 (5.24%) Telecoms
4 885 (5.20%) Marketing
5 869 (5.11%) Investment Banking
6 731 (4.30%) Manufacturing
7 627 (3.69%) Front Office
8 577 (3.39%) Financial Institution
9 571 (3.36%) Legal
10 454 (2.67%) Electronics
11 317 (1.86%) Back Office
12 225 (1.32%) Advertising
13 224 (1.32%) Retail Banking
14 213 (1.25%) Law
15 151 (0.89%) General Ledger
16 128 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
17 103 (0.61%) Publishing
18 99 (0.58%) Billing
19 85 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
20 75 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3678 (21.63%) Analyst
2 3493 (20.54%) Developer
3 1782 (10.48%) Project Manager
4 1757 (10.33%) Business Analyst
5 1287 (7.57%) Architect
6 1143 (6.72%) Consultant
7 779 (4.58%) Java Developer
8 554 (3.26%) Financial Analyst
9 423 (2.49%) C# Developer
10 413 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
11 401 (2.36%) Senior Developer
12 400 (2.35%) .NET Developer
13 370 (2.18%) Administrator
14 356 (2.09%) SQL Developer
15 329 (1.93%) Senior Analyst
16 327 (1.92%) IT Manager
17 319 (1.88%) Data Analyst
18 317 (1.86%) Programme Manager
19 298 (1.75%) JavaScript Developer
20 279 (1.64%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1233 (7.25%) HTML
2 1081 (6.36%) .NET
3 912 (5.36%) CSS
4 771 (4.53%) Web Services
5 726 (4.27%) AngularJS
6 649 (3.82%) HTML5
7 571 (3.36%) XML
8 530 (3.12%) Spring
9 420 (2.47%) REST
10 392 (2.31%) ASP.NET
10 392 (2.31%) CSS3
11 375 (2.21%) jQuery
12 312 (1.83%) SOAP
13 296 (1.74%) Node.js
14 288 (1.69%) JSON
15 273 (1.61%) React
16 270 (1.59%) J2EE
17 267 (1.57%) Middleware
18 254 (1.49%) Hibernate
19 222 (1.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1501 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 559 (3.29%) User Experience
3 517 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 474 (2.79%) Data Centre
5 465 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 398 (2.34%) Derivative
7 349 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 343 (2.02%) Equities
9 326 (1.92%) Fixed Income
10 303 (1.78%) Fintech
11 202 (1.19%) Virtual Team
12 193 (1.13%) Credit Risk
12 193 (1.13%) Mobile App
13 173 (1.02%) Market Risk
14 151 (0.89%) Data Structures
15 127 (0.75%) Hedge funds
16 124 (0.73%) Mainframe
17 121 (0.71%) PMI
18 116 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
19 109 (0.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1380 (8.12%) Windows
2 1197 (7.04%) Linux
3 982 (5.77%) Unix
4 373 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 249 (1.46%) Windows 7
6 229 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 219 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 206 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 168 (0.99%) Solaris
10 146 (0.86%) Android
11 134 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 128 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 109 (0.64%) AIX
14 68 (0.40%) Windows 10
15 60 (0.35%) Windows XP
16 39 (0.23%) CentOS
17 34 (0.20%) SUSE
18 32 (0.19%) zOS
19 31 (0.18%) HPUX
20 24 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3891 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
2 2360 (13.88%) Project Management
3 2105 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1399 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
5 1278 (7.52%) Scrum
6 1038 (6.10%) Business Analysis
7 1032 (6.07%) PRINCE2
8 1027 (6.04%) Migration
9 1022 (6.01%) Change Management
10 974 (5.73%) Programme Management
11 948 (5.57%) ITIL
12 910 (5.35%) TDD
13 755 (4.44%) DevOps
14 744 (4.38%) Analytics
15 706 (4.15%) Risk Management
16 672 (3.95%) SDLC
17 633 (3.72%) Data Modelling
18 632 (3.72%) ERP
19 589 (3.46%) CRM
20 586 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2588 (15.22%) SQL
2 2022 (11.89%) Java
3 1308 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1125 (6.62%) C#
5 729 (4.29%) Python
6 377 (2.22%) C++
7 322 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 310 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 294 (1.73%) Shell Script
10 279 (1.64%) Scala
11 276 (1.62%) Perl
12 270 (1.59%) C
13 265 (1.56%) PowerShell
14 254 (1.49%) VBA
15 189 (1.11%) Bash Shell
16 182 (1.07%) Ruby
17 149 (0.88%) PHP
18 125 (0.74%) R
19 101 (0.59%) VB
20 78 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1151 (6.77%) Degree
2 757 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 518 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 259 (1.52%) ISEB
5 248 (1.46%) PMI Certification
6 198 (1.16%) PMP
7 190 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 180 (1.06%) CISSP
9 155 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 149 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 130 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 125 (0.74%) DV Cleared
13 111 (0.65%) CISM
14 110 (0.65%) ISTQB
15 108 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
16 106 (0.62%) CCNP
17 104 (0.61%) ACCA
18 100 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
19 95 (0.56%) APMP
20 89 (0.52%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 639 (3.76%) QA
2 291 (1.71%) MiFID
3 247 (1.45%) SLA
4 210 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 138 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 107 (0.63%) IFRS
7 103 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 86 (0.51%) EMIR
9 82 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 75 (0.44%) IFRS 9
11 72 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
12 66 (0.39%) Solvency II
13 60 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
14 59 (0.35%) FATCA
15 55 (0.32%) GDPR
16 42 (0.25%) SEPA
17 29 (0.17%) COBIT
18 25 (0.15%) Basel III
19 23 (0.14%) ISO 9001
19 23 (0.14%) ISO20022
System Software
1 533 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 287 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 194 (1.14%) Docker
4 99 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 90 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 76 (0.45%) XenApp
7 72 (0.42%) XenDesktop
8 68 (0.40%) vSphere
9 64 (0.38%) HDFS
10 57 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 47 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
11 47 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
12 43 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 37 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 35 (0.21%) NFS
15 33 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
16 32 (0.19%) Apache Flume
17 24 (0.14%) Veritas File System
18 22 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
19 21 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 310 (1.82%) Puppet
2 228 (1.34%) Ansible
3 159 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 131 (0.77%) SCCM
5 110 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 87 (0.51%) Tivoli
7 68 (0.40%) Nagios
8 52 (0.31%) Control-M
9 51 (0.30%) SCOM
10 49 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
10 49 (0.29%) NetBackup
11 38 (0.22%) MOM
12 33 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
12 33 (0.19%) WSUS
13 32 (0.19%) Oozie
14 28 (0.16%) Kubernetes
14 28 (0.16%) Terraform
15 27 (0.16%) Kibana
16 26 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
17 25 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1877 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 1844 (10.84%) Oracle
3 1343 (7.90%) SAP
4 523 (3.08%) VMware
5 462 (2.72%) Cisco
6 368 (2.16%) IBM
7 305 (1.79%) HP
8 299 (1.76%) Citrix
9 292 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 211 (1.24%) CheckPoint
11 167 (0.98%) Sybase
12 161 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
13 149 (0.88%) Adobe
14 148 (0.87%) Splunk
15 145 (0.85%) ServiceNow
16 134 (0.79%) Cognos
17 128 (0.75%) F5
18 127 (0.75%) Hyperion
19 109 (0.64%) Juniper
19 109 (0.64%) Tableau
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day great working environment - possibility to m
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Robert Walters
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £495.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Red10
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £450 to £470 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Rate: From £600 to £750 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 475 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £300 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £310 - £410 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £175 - £200 per day + None
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £512 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago