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 18 January 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
18 Jan 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 8113 9551 9087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.53% 20.52% 19.94%
As % of the General category 52.99% 53.06% 51.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5628 6495 6289
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 £625 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 128 108
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.12 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +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
15311 18002 17552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.86% 38.68% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 11636 11688
Median daily rate £456 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 467 421
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.99 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 4682 £500 +0.60% 1497
South East 0 1029 £425 +6.25% 352
South West 0 539 £388 +0.64% 187
North West -1 425 £420 +3.06% 146
Yorkshire 0 356 £425 +7.86% 145
East of England +2 346 £420 -1.17% 112
West Midlands 0 329 £413 -2.94% 98
East Midlands +3 266 £425 - 46
North East -23 84 £500 +25.00% 17
Midlands +2 24 £425 -5.55% 2
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 3979 (23.25%) Banking
2 3860 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
3 2575 (15.05%) SQL
4 2345 (13.70%) Project Management
5 2133 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 1977 (11.55%) Java
7 1855 (10.84%) Microsoft
8 1831 (10.70%) Oracle
9 1464 (8.55%) Windows
10 1431 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
11 1324 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
12 1322 (7.72%) SAP
13 1316 (7.69%) JavaScript
14 1284 (7.50%) SQL Server
15 1254 (7.33%) MS Excel
16 1245 (7.27%) Scrum
17 1229 (7.18%) HTML
18 1215 (7.10%) Linux
19 1121 (6.55%) Degree
20 1114 (6.51%) C#
21 1107 (6.47%) Migration
22 1102 (6.44%) .NET
23 1064 (6.22%) Retail
24 1045 (6.11%) PRINCE2
25 1041 (6.08%) Change Management
26 1016 (5.94%) Business Analysis
27 988 (5.77%) ITIL
28 953 (5.57%) Unix
29 942 (5.50%) CSS
30 904 (5.28%) 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
1 631 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 284 (1.66%) Apache Spark
3 242 (1.41%) WebSphere
4 233 (1.36%) IIS
5 230 (1.34%) SAS
6 225 (1.31%) Apache
7 203 (1.19%) Confluence
8 178 (1.04%) CMS
9 166 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 143 (0.84%) MS Exchange
11 135 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 122 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
13 97 (0.57%) JBoss
14 84 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 74 (0.43%) Skype for Business
16 70 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
17 63 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
18 62 (0.36%) Mule
19 61 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
20 54 (0.32%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1254 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 754 (4.41%) MS Office
3 562 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 472 (2.76%) MS Project
5 354 (2.07%) MS Visio
6 174 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 65 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 35 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 32 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 21 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
10 21 (0.12%) Open Workbench
11 13 (0.076%) SPSS
12 8 (0.047%) Flinto
12 8 (0.047%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.047%) InVision
12 8 (0.047%) LaTeX
13 7 (0.041%) HipChat
14 5 (0.029%) InDesign
15 4 (0.023%) RoboHelp
15 4 (0.023%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 416 (2.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 246 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 236 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 196 (1.15%) SAP FI
5 192 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 183 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
7 159 (0.93%) SAP CO
8 154 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
9 138 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
10 132 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
11 121 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
12 118 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
13 82 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
14 71 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
15 69 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
16 63 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
17 58 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 53 (0.31%) SAP ERP
19 50 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
20 48 (0.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 473 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 365 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 165 (0.96%) Office 365
4 141 (0.82%) PaaS
5 119 (0.70%) IaaS
6 117 (0.68%) SaaS
7 91 (0.53%) GitHub
8 59 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 55 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 42 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 35 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 30 (0.18%) OpenShift
13 27 (0.16%) Google Analytics
14 24 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 22 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
16 20 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
17 16 (0.093%) Heroku
17 16 (0.093%) SuccessFactors
18 13 (0.076%) Adobe Analytics
19 12 (0.070%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 479 (2.80%) Firewall
2 264 (1.54%) Internet
3 247 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 221 (1.29%) DNS
5 217 (1.27%) SAN
6 199 (1.16%) Network Security
7 197 (1.15%) WAN
8 177 (1.03%) LAN
9 148 (0.86%) VPN
10 143 (0.84%) Wireless
11 110 (0.64%) SSL
12 108 (0.63%) HTTP
13 104 (0.61%) LDAP
14 100 (0.58%) DHCP
15 97 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
16 87 (0.51%) VoIP
17 83 (0.48%) Intranet
18 78 (0.46%) MPLS
19 75 (0.44%) FTP
20 63 (0.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1284 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 547 (3.20%) Big Data
3 532 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
4 442 (2.58%) Hadoop
5 427 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 359 (2.10%) Oracle Database
7 324 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 321 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 215 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 207 (1.21%) MySQL
11 203 (1.19%) MongoDB
12 201 (1.17%) NoSQL
13 200 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
14 183 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
14 183 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
15 152 (0.89%) Apache Hive
16 142 (0.83%) DB2
17 141 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
18 131 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
19 130 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 584 (3.41%) JIRA
2 471 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 416 (2.43%) Jenkins
4 306 (1.79%) Selenium
5 289 (1.69%) Maven
6 249 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 217 (1.27%) Subversion
8 192 (1.12%) JUnit
9 169 (0.99%) Cucumber
10 168 (0.98%) TeamCity
11 131 (0.77%) Visual Studio
12 108 (0.63%) WebDriver
13 96 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 81 (0.47%) Mockito
15 80 (0.47%) Gradle
16 76 (0.44%) Hudson
17 75 (0.44%) Eclipse
18 68 (0.40%) HP UFT
19 67 (0.39%) SoapUI
20 66 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3979 (23.25%) Banking
2 1064 (6.22%) Retail
3 860 (5.02%) Investment Banking
4 857 (5.01%) Marketing
5 827 (4.83%) Telecoms
6 705 (4.12%) Manufacturing
7 608 (3.55%) Financial Institution
8 600 (3.51%) Front Office
9 561 (3.28%) Legal
10 412 (2.41%) Electronics
11 345 (2.02%) Back Office
12 263 (1.54%) Retail Banking
13 221 (1.29%) Law
14 220 (1.29%) Advertising
15 155 (0.91%) General Ledger
16 123 (0.72%) Billing
16 123 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
17 97 (0.57%) Publishing
18 85 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
19 83 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3766 (22.00%) Analyst
2 3383 (19.77%) Developer
3 1819 (10.63%) Project Manager
4 1746 (10.20%) Business Analyst
5 1279 (7.47%) Architect
6 1168 (6.82%) Consultant
7 768 (4.49%) Java Developer
8 572 (3.34%) Financial Analyst
9 426 (2.49%) C# Developer
10 411 (2.40%) Administrator
11 408 (2.38%) Senior Developer
11 408 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
12 406 (2.37%) .NET Developer
13 356 (2.08%) SQL Developer
14 353 (2.06%) IT Manager
15 319 (1.86%) Programme Manager
16 318 (1.86%) Data Analyst
17 314 (1.83%) Senior Analyst
18 304 (1.78%) JavaScript Developer
19 302 (1.76%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1229 (7.18%) HTML
2 1102 (6.44%) .NET
3 942 (5.50%) CSS
4 737 (4.31%) AngularJS
5 724 (4.23%) Web Services
6 647 (3.78%) HTML5
7 522 (3.05%) XML
8 509 (2.97%) Spring
9 416 (2.43%) REST
10 410 (2.40%) CSS3
11 406 (2.37%) ASP.NET
12 387 (2.26%) jQuery
13 311 (1.82%) SOAP
14 278 (1.62%) J2EE
15 272 (1.59%) Node.js
16 270 (1.58%) React
17 262 (1.53%) JSON
18 257 (1.50%) Middleware
19 224 (1.31%) Hibernate
20 211 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1431 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 560 (3.27%) User Experience
3 530 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 525 (3.07%) Data Centre
5 442 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 374 (2.19%) Derivative
7 351 (2.05%) Equities
8 345 (2.02%) Computer Science
9 327 (1.91%) Fixed Income
10 293 (1.71%) Fintech
11 271 (1.58%) Visualisation
12 206 (1.20%) Virtual Team
13 201 (1.17%) Credit Risk
14 186 (1.09%) Mainframe
15 185 (1.08%) Mathematics
16 171 (1.00%) Market Risk
17 164 (0.96%) Mobile App
18 158 (0.92%) Hedge funds
19 144 (0.84%) Data Structures
20 122 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1464 (8.55%) Windows
2 1215 (7.10%) Linux
3 953 (5.57%) Unix
4 396 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 270 (1.58%) Windows 7
6 232 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 224 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 200 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 180 (1.05%) Solaris
10 143 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 121 (0.71%) Android
12 118 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 108 (0.63%) AIX
14 69 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 67 (0.39%) Windows 10
16 41 (0.24%) SUSE
17 37 (0.22%) zOS
18 36 (0.21%) CentOS
19 26 (0.15%) HPUX
19 26 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3860 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
2 2345 (13.70%) Project Management
3 2133 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 1324 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
5 1245 (7.27%) Scrum
6 1107 (6.47%) Migration
7 1045 (6.11%) PRINCE2
8 1041 (6.08%) Change Management
9 1016 (5.94%) Business Analysis
10 988 (5.77%) ITIL
11 904 (5.28%) Programme Management
12 894 (5.22%) TDD
13 764 (4.46%) DevOps
14 721 (4.21%) Analytics
15 712 (4.16%) Risk Management
16 641 (3.75%) ERP
17 629 (3.68%) Data Modelling
17 629 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
18 609 (3.56%) SDLC
19 571 (3.34%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2575 (15.05%) SQL
2 1977 (11.55%) Java
3 1316 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1114 (6.51%) C#
5 649 (3.79%) Python
6 355 (2.07%) PL/SQL
7 339 (1.98%) C++
8 335 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 278 (1.62%) Perl
9 278 (1.62%) Scala
10 274 (1.60%) C
11 265 (1.55%) PowerShell
12 264 (1.54%) VBA
13 253 (1.48%) Shell Script
14 194 (1.13%) Ruby
15 178 (1.04%) Bash Shell
16 156 (0.91%) PHP
17 109 (0.64%) R
18 97 (0.57%) VB
19 87 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1121 (6.55%) Degree
2 744 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 503 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 254 (1.48%) ISEB
5 243 (1.42%) PMI Certification
6 211 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 211 (1.23%) CISSP
7 200 (1.17%) PMP
8 161 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 152 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 142 (0.83%) CISM
11 123 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 117 (0.68%) CCNP
13 114 (0.67%) ISTQB
14 105 (0.61%) ACCA
15 103 (0.60%) DV Cleared
15 103 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
16 97 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
16 97 (0.57%) CCNA
17 92 (0.54%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 632 (3.69%) QA
2 281 (1.64%) SLA
3 229 (1.34%) MiFID
4 197 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 139 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 126 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 94 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 69 (0.40%) Solvency II
9 68 (0.40%) EMIR
10 61 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
11 60 (0.35%) FATCA
12 54 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
13 40 (0.23%) COBIT
14 36 (0.21%) SEPA
15 33 (0.19%) Basel III
16 27 (0.16%) GDPR
17 22 (0.13%) GAAP
18 19 (0.11%) ISO20022
19 18 (0.11%) ISO 9001
20 17 (0.099%) SDET
System Software
1 586 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 298 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (1.09%) Docker
4 102 (0.60%) VMware ESX
5 91 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 74 (0.43%) vSphere
7 67 (0.39%) XenDesktop
8 66 (0.39%) XenApp
9 58 (0.34%) HDFS
10 56 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 56 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
11 51 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 49 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
13 35 (0.20%) NFS
14 32 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
14 32 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
15 30 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
16 28 (0.16%) Apache Flume
17 24 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 19 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 363 (2.12%) Puppet
2 247 (1.44%) Ansible
3 188 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 142 (0.83%) SCCM
5 127 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 96 (0.56%) Tivoli
7 73 (0.43%) Nagios
8 65 (0.38%) Control-M
9 55 (0.32%) SCOM
10 49 (0.29%) NetBackup
11 47 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
12 38 (0.22%) MOM
13 32 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
14 31 (0.18%) WSUS
15 29 (0.17%) Oozie
15 29 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
16 28 (0.16%) Kibana
16 28 (0.16%) Salt
17 27 (0.16%) logstash
18 25 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1855 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 1831 (10.70%) Oracle
3 1322 (7.72%) SAP
4 546 (3.19%) VMware
5 515 (3.01%) Cisco
6 369 (2.16%) IBM
7 330 (1.93%) HP
8 296 (1.73%) Red Hat
9 289 (1.69%) Citrix
10 239 (1.40%) CheckPoint
11 174 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 153 (0.89%) Splunk
13 151 (0.88%) Adobe
14 149 (0.87%) Sybase
15 137 (0.80%) F5
16 135 (0.79%) ServiceNow
17 132 (0.77%) Cognos
17 132 (0.77%) Hyperion
18 128 (0.75%) Juniper
19 125 (0.73%) Tableau
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £385 to £425 per day (3-month rolling contract)
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 - £950 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £450 - £485 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £595 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 13 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £65 - £70 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago