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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 8804 10730 9983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.98% 21.11% 18.91%
As % of the General category 52.40% 54.57% 48.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6123 7330 6965
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 138 143
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £50.56 £49.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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
16800 19664 20417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.22% 38.69% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11228 12747 13292
Median daily rate £455 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 513 502
Median hourly rate £22.84 £26.50 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 5143 £500 - 1438
South East -2 1049 £425 +3.03% 265
North West -2 524 £421 -1.05% 164
South West 0 506 £400 +2.56% 226
Yorkshire 0 395 £401 +0.75% 101
West Midlands -1 385 £425 +1.19% 89
East of England 0 347 £425 - 157
East Midlands +1 315 £414 -0.54% 65
North East -28 107 £478 +19.37% 13
Midlands +6 17 £475 +5.55% 3
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 4263 (23.25%) Banking
2 4078 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
3 2759 (15.05%) SQL
4 2463 (13.43%) Project Management
5 2256 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 2133 (11.63%) Java
7 2061 (11.24%) Oracle
8 1972 (10.76%) Microsoft
9 1566 (8.54%) Windows
10 1517 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
11 1379 (7.52%) JavaScript
12 1366 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
13 1352 (7.37%) SAP
14 1337 (7.29%) MS Excel
15 1326 (7.23%) SQL Server
16 1308 (7.13%) HTML
17 1259 (6.87%) Linux
18 1238 (6.75%) Migration
19 1219 (6.65%) Scrum
20 1184 (6.46%) Retail
21 1183 (6.45%) Degree
22 1158 (6.32%) PRINCE2
23 1123 (6.12%) C#
24 1122 (6.12%) .NET
25 1116 (6.09%) Business Analysis
26 1097 (5.98%) Change Management
27 1094 (5.97%) ITIL
28 1007 (5.49%) Unix
29 996 (5.43%) CSS
30 943 (5.14%) Programme Management

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
1 620 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 323 (1.76%) WebSphere
3 266 (1.45%) Apache Spark
4 262 (1.43%) SAS
5 252 (1.37%) Apache
6 213 (1.16%) Confluence
7 204 (1.11%) IIS
8 193 (1.05%) WebLogic
9 180 (0.98%) CMS
10 171 (0.93%) Tomcat
11 165 (0.90%) MS Exchange
12 104 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 100 (0.55%) JBoss
14 85 (0.46%) Skype for Business
15 84 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
16 82 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 76 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
18 64 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
19 60 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
20 58 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1337 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 806 (4.40%) MS Office
3 616 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 469 (2.56%) MS Project
5 404 (2.20%) MS Visio
6 160 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 64 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 36 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 25 (0.14%) Open Workbench
10 22 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 18 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
12 17 (0.093%) SPSS
13 8 (0.044%) InfoPath
13 8 (0.044%) LaTeX
14 7 (0.038%) HipChat
14 7 (0.038%) InVision
15 6 (0.033%) Siemens NX
16 5 (0.027%) InDesign
17 4 (0.022%) RoboHelp
18 3 (0.016%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 415 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 292 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 279 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 198 (1.08%) SAP FI
5 170 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
6 166 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
6 166 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
7 165 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
8 156 (0.85%) SAP CO
8 156 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
9 153 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
10 144 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
11 101 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
12 88 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
13 71 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
14 67 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 65 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
16 63 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
17 58 (0.32%) SAP ERP
18 57 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 468 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 303 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 173 (0.94%) Office 365
4 117 (0.64%) PaaS
5 116 (0.63%) SaaS
6 99 (0.54%) IaaS
7 92 (0.50%) GitHub
8 61 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 60 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 48 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 39 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 36 (0.20%) Google Analytics
13 30 (0.16%) OpenShift
14 26 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
15 21 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
16 19 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
17 18 (0.098%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 17 (0.093%) Adobe Analytics
18 17 (0.093%) Azure Active Directory
18 17 (0.093%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 505 (2.75%) Firewall
2 286 (1.56%) Internet
3 260 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 237 (1.29%) SAN
5 208 (1.13%) DNS
6 196 (1.07%) WAN
7 183 (1.00%) LAN
8 181 (0.99%) Network Security
9 159 (0.87%) VPN
10 158 (0.86%) Wireless
11 122 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
12 120 (0.65%) LDAP
12 120 (0.65%) SSL
13 108 (0.59%) DHCP
14 107 (0.58%) HTTP
15 85 (0.46%) VoIP
16 79 (0.43%) Intranet
17 76 (0.41%) MPLS
18 69 (0.38%) BGP
19 67 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1326 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 593 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 525 (2.86%) Big Data
4 454 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 433 (2.36%) Hadoop
6 374 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 371 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 352 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 239 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 226 (1.23%) MySQL
11 222 (1.21%) MongoDB
12 211 (1.15%) NoSQL
13 208 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 204 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
15 180 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
16 151 (0.82%) Apache Hive
17 146 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
18 141 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
19 132 (0.72%) DB2
20 131 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 606 (3.31%) JIRA
2 501 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 410 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 303 (1.65%) Maven
5 300 (1.64%) Selenium
6 265 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 251 (1.37%) Subversion
8 205 (1.12%) JUnit
9 185 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 157 (0.86%) Cucumber
11 128 (0.70%) Visual Studio
12 102 (0.56%) WebDriver
13 95 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 94 (0.51%) Eclipse
15 75 (0.41%) Mockito
16 74 (0.40%) Gradle
16 74 (0.40%) Grunt
17 72 (0.39%) HP UFT
17 72 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
18 66 (0.36%) Ant
General
1 4263 (23.25%) Banking
2 1184 (6.46%) Retail
3 911 (4.97%) Investment Banking
4 905 (4.94%) Marketing
5 837 (4.57%) Telecoms
6 700 (3.82%) Manufacturing
7 675 (3.68%) Financial Institution
8 580 (3.16%) Legal
9 577 (3.15%) Front Office
10 403 (2.20%) Electronics
11 363 (1.98%) Back Office
12 307 (1.67%) Retail Banking
13 252 (1.37%) Law
14 215 (1.17%) Advertising
15 164 (0.89%) General Ledger
16 138 (0.75%) Billing
17 123 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
18 110 (0.60%) Publishing
19 87 (0.47%) Automotive
20 78 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4152 (22.65%) Analyst
2 3535 (19.28%) Developer
3 1990 (10.85%) Project Manager
4 1828 (9.97%) Business Analyst
5 1331 (7.26%) Architect
6 1298 (7.08%) Consultant
7 831 (4.53%) Java Developer
8 662 (3.61%) Financial Analyst
9 454 (2.48%) Senior Developer
10 451 (2.46%) Administrator
11 424 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
12 407 (2.22%) C# Developer
13 403 (2.20%) .NET Developer
14 397 (2.17%) Service Analyst
15 393 (2.14%) IT Manager
16 383 (2.09%) SQL Developer
17 366 (2.00%) Programme Manager
18 356 (1.94%) Data Analyst
19 336 (1.83%) Senior Analyst
20 335 (1.83%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1308 (7.13%) HTML
2 1122 (6.12%) .NET
3 996 (5.43%) CSS
4 769 (4.19%) AngularJS
5 757 (4.13%) Web Services
6 717 (3.91%) HTML5
7 577 (3.15%) XML
8 541 (2.95%) Spring
9 443 (2.42%) CSS3
10 424 (2.31%) jQuery
11 411 (2.24%) REST
12 401 (2.19%) ASP.NET
13 319 (1.74%) SOAP
14 297 (1.62%) J2EE
14 297 (1.62%) Middleware
15 264 (1.44%) React
16 258 (1.41%) Node.js
17 248 (1.35%) JSON
18 229 (1.25%) Hibernate
19 207 (1.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1517 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 604 (3.29%) Data Centre
3 583 (3.18%) User Experience
4 572 (3.12%) Management Information System
5 427 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 382 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 359 (1.96%) Equities
8 354 (1.93%) Fixed Income
9 342 (1.87%) Derivative
10 268 (1.46%) Visualisation
11 259 (1.41%) Fintech
12 231 (1.26%) Mainframe
13 226 (1.23%) Credit Risk
14 210 (1.15%) Virtual Team
15 203 (1.11%) Mathematics
16 193 (1.05%) Hedge funds
17 159 (0.87%) Market Risk
18 143 (0.78%) Mobile App
19 141 (0.77%) Data Structures
20 140 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1566 (8.54%) Windows
2 1259 (6.87%) Linux
3 1007 (5.49%) Unix
4 464 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 268 (1.46%) Windows 7
6 258 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 235 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 220 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 203 (1.11%) Solaris
10 140 (0.76%) AIX
11 139 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 104 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 99 (0.54%) Android
14 68 (0.37%) Windows 10
15 67 (0.37%) Windows XP
16 41 (0.22%) zOS
17 36 (0.20%) SUSE
18 31 (0.17%) CentOS
19 28 (0.15%) Windows 8
20 20 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4078 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
2 2463 (13.43%) Project Management
3 2256 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 1366 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1238 (6.75%) Migration
6 1219 (6.65%) Scrum
7 1158 (6.32%) PRINCE2
8 1116 (6.09%) Business Analysis
9 1097 (5.98%) Change Management
10 1094 (5.97%) ITIL
11 943 (5.14%) Programme Management
12 895 (4.88%) TDD
13 776 (4.23%) DevOps
14 766 (4.18%) Analytics
15 754 (4.11%) Risk Management
16 750 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
17 697 (3.80%) SDLC
18 662 (3.61%) Data Modelling
19 634 (3.46%) ERP
20 628 (3.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2759 (15.05%) SQL
2 2133 (11.63%) Java
3 1379 (7.52%) JavaScript
4 1123 (6.12%) C#
5 682 (3.72%) Python
6 391 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 354 (1.93%) T-SQL
8 342 (1.87%) C++
9 317 (1.73%) Perl
10 300 (1.64%) PowerShell
11 284 (1.55%) VBA
12 280 (1.53%) Scala
13 272 (1.48%) Shell Script
14 271 (1.48%) C
15 222 (1.21%) Ruby
16 171 (0.93%) PHP
17 168 (0.92%) Bash Shell
18 121 (0.66%) R
19 105 (0.57%) VB
20 88 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1183 (6.45%) Degree
2 757 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 518 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 293 (1.60%) ISEB
5 265 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 255 (1.39%) CISSP
7 226 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 226 (1.23%) PMP
8 171 (0.93%) CISM
9 158 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 144 (0.79%) ISTQB
11 142 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 129 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 126 (0.69%) CCNP
14 115 (0.63%) DV Cleared
14 115 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
15 111 (0.61%) CCNA
16 100 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
17 93 (0.51%) ACCA
18 92 (0.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 648 (3.53%) QA
2 301 (1.64%) SLA
3 236 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 198 (1.08%) MiFID
5 154 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 133 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 110 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 81 (0.44%) Solvency II
9 71 (0.39%) FATCA
10 64 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
11 62 (0.34%) COBIT
12 49 (0.27%) EMIR
13 45 (0.25%) SEPA
14 39 (0.21%) Basel III
15 33 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
16 24 (0.13%) GAAP
17 16 (0.087%) SDET
18 15 (0.082%) ISO20022
19 14 (0.076%) Basel II
20 13 (0.071%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 660 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 319 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 172 (0.94%) Docker
4 108 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 95 (0.52%) vSphere
6 90 (0.49%) VMware ESX
7 71 (0.39%) XenApp
8 61 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 56 (0.31%) HDFS
10 53 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
11 52 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
12 51 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
13 50 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 45 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
15 37 (0.20%) NFS
16 30 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
17 29 (0.16%) Apache Flume
18 26 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 24 (0.13%) KVM
20 22 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 399 (2.18%) Puppet
2 247 (1.35%) Ansible
3 205 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 153 (0.83%) SCCM
5 134 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
6 93 (0.51%) Tivoli
7 88 (0.48%) Control-M
8 79 (0.43%) SCOM
9 58 (0.32%) Nagios
10 46 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 43 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
11 43 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
12 38 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 34 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
13 34 (0.19%) MOM
14 31 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
15 29 (0.16%) WSUS
16 27 (0.15%) Salt
16 27 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 25 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2061 (11.24%) Oracle
2 1972 (10.76%) Microsoft
3 1352 (7.37%) SAP
4 570 (3.11%) VMware
5 555 (3.03%) Cisco
6 432 (2.36%) IBM
7 355 (1.94%) HP
8 303 (1.65%) Red Hat
9 293 (1.60%) Citrix
10 241 (1.31%) CheckPoint
11 181 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
12 156 (0.85%) Hyperion
12 156 (0.85%) Sybase
13 154 (0.84%) Adobe
14 148 (0.81%) Splunk
15 141 (0.77%) F5
15 141 (0.77%) Juniper
16 139 (0.76%) ServiceNow
16 139 (0.76%) Tableau
17 135 (0.74%) Cognos
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Red10
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London
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London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
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Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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City, London
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London
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London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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Lorien Resourcing
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Westbourne Partners
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London
Hydrogen Group
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London
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