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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 9456 10665 9554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.42% 21.01% 19.54%
As % of the General category 53.35% 53.75% 50.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6798 7442 6277
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 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 151 137
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.92 £46.80 £39.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +7.04%
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
17724 19841 18937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.40% 39.09% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12070 13058 12156
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £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 430 492 535
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.72 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 5095 £500 +5.26% 1583
South East -1 1220 £425 +6.25% 447
North West -2 720 £401 +0.12% 187
South West -1 587 £380 -5.00% 151
Yorkshire 0 585 £400 +3.22% 135
East of England +1 422 £425 +3.03% 142
West Midlands -2 390 £400 -3.03% 121
East Midlands 0 226 £425 - 56
North East -13 153 £340 -13.65% 21
Midlands -2 28 £500 -9.09% 4
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 4352 (22.60%) Banking
2 3774 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
3 3016 (15.66%) SQL
4 2907 (15.10%) Project Management
5 2453 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 2203 (11.44%) Java
7 2166 (11.25%) Oracle
8 1895 (9.84%) Microsoft
9 1839 (9.55%) Windows
10 1625 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
11 1467 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
12 1457 (7.57%) SQL Server
13 1429 (7.42%) MS Excel
14 1397 (7.26%) Migration
15 1361 (7.07%) Linux
16 1341 (6.96%) PRINCE2
17 1286 (6.68%) Degree
18 1241 (6.45%) ITIL
19 1218 (6.33%) C#
20 1211 (6.29%) JavaScript
21 1206 (6.26%) SAP
22 1169 (6.07%) Unix
23 1158 (6.01%) .NET
24 1149 (5.97%) HTML
25 1136 (5.90%) Business Analysis
26 1059 (5.50%) Scrum
27 1021 (5.30%) Change Management
28 989 (5.14%) Retail
29 976 (5.07%) MS Office
30 959 (4.98%) 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
1 627 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 364 (1.89%) SAS
3 290 (1.51%) WebSphere
4 232 (1.20%) Apache
5 227 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 213 (1.11%) IIS
7 211 (1.10%) MS Exchange
8 179 (0.93%) CMS
9 168 (0.87%) Confluence
10 144 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 116 (0.60%) Apache Spark
12 101 (0.52%) JBoss
13 93 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
14 90 (0.47%) Skype for Business
15 74 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
16 69 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
16 69 (0.36%) Jetty
17 68 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
18 67 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 62 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1429 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 976 (5.07%) MS Office
3 561 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 534 (2.77%) MS Project
5 339 (1.76%) MS Visio
6 132 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 69 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 43 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 27 (0.14%) Open Workbench
10 23 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 19 (0.099%) SPSS
12 11 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
13 10 (0.052%) FrameMaker
14 7 (0.036%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.026%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.026%) Mathematica
15 5 (0.026%) SOLIDWORKS
16 3 (0.016%) Adobe Captivate
16 3 (0.016%) SmartSuite
16 3 (0.016%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 422 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 237 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 212 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 149 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
5 147 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
6 144 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
7 118 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
8 117 (0.61%) SAP FI
9 114 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
10 112 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
11 97 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
12 93 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
13 92 (0.48%) SAP CO
14 90 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
15 87 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
16 81 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
17 71 (0.37%) SAP ERP
18 66 (0.34%) HFM
19 60 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
20 50 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 450 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 228 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 179 (0.93%) Office 365
4 119 (0.62%) PaaS
5 117 (0.61%) SaaS
6 73 (0.38%) IaaS
7 68 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 57 (0.30%) GitHub
9 53 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 35 (0.18%) Heroku
11 34 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 31 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
13 27 (0.14%) Google Analytics
14 23 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
15 20 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
16 18 (0.093%) Yammer
17 17 (0.088%) AWS Lambda
18 16 (0.083%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 16 (0.083%) Taleo
19 15 (0.078%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 519 (2.70%) Firewall
2 325 (1.69%) WAN
3 321 (1.67%) SAN
4 300 (1.56%) LAN
5 291 (1.51%) Internet
6 252 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 242 (1.26%) DNS
8 220 (1.14%) Network Security
9 197 (1.02%) VPN
10 141 (0.73%) LDAP
11 140 (0.73%) HTTP
12 128 (0.66%) Wireless
13 121 (0.63%) DHCP
14 110 (0.57%) NAS
15 100 (0.52%) Intranet
15 100 (0.52%) SSL
16 97 (0.50%) MPLS
17 95 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
18 73 (0.38%) VoIP
19 72 (0.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1457 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 804 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
3 484 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 401 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 390 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 315 (1.64%) Big Data
7 304 (1.58%) Relational Database
8 263 (1.37%) Hadoop
9 241 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
10 239 (1.24%) NoSQL
11 228 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 214 (1.11%) MySQL
12 214 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 194 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
14 192 (1.00%) MongoDB
15 177 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
16 161 (0.84%) DB2
17 153 (0.79%) QlikView
18 152 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
19 148 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 492 (2.56%) JIRA
2 372 (1.93%) Git (software)
3 305 (1.58%) Maven
4 297 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 255 (1.32%) Subversion
6 243 (1.26%) Selenium
6 243 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 171 (0.89%) JUnit
8 166 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 138 (0.72%) Cucumber
10 134 (0.70%) Visual Studio
11 93 (0.48%) Ant
12 91 (0.47%) Eclipse
13 89 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
14 87 (0.45%) HP UFT
15 85 (0.44%) ERwin
16 70 (0.36%) Grunt
17 69 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
18 66 (0.34%) SpecFlow
18 66 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 4352 (22.60%) Banking
2 989 (5.14%) Retail
3 942 (4.89%) Investment Banking
4 900 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 836 (4.34%) Marketing
6 682 (3.54%) Financial Institution
7 646 (3.35%) Legal
8 625 (3.25%) Manufacturing
9 598 (3.11%) Front Office
10 416 (2.16%) Electronics
11 333 (1.73%) Law
12 307 (1.59%) Back Office
13 292 (1.52%) Retail Banking
14 214 (1.11%) Advertising
15 167 (0.87%) Billing
16 148 (0.77%) General Ledger
17 123 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
18 114 (0.59%) Publishing
19 91 (0.47%) Games
20 72 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4527 (23.51%) Analyst
2 3575 (18.57%) Developer
3 2341 (12.16%) Project Manager
4 1954 (10.15%) Business Analyst
5 1340 (6.96%) Architect
6 1198 (6.22%) Consultant
7 919 (4.77%) Java Developer
8 685 (3.56%) Financial Analyst
9 537 (2.79%) Senior Developer
10 523 (2.72%) IT Manager
11 513 (2.66%) SQL Developer
12 504 (2.62%) Service Analyst
13 484 (2.51%) Test Analyst
14 483 (2.51%) C# Developer
15 470 (2.44%) Administrator
16 433 (2.25%) Programme Manager
17 432 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
18 378 (1.96%) Senior Manager
19 375 (1.95%) Banking Analyst
20 371 (1.93%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1158 (6.01%) .NET
2 1149 (5.97%) HTML
3 854 (4.44%) CSS
4 817 (4.24%) Web Services
5 685 (3.56%) XML
6 608 (3.16%) AngularJS
6 608 (3.16%) HTML5
7 496 (2.58%) Spring
8 369 (1.92%) REST
9 367 (1.91%) jQuery
10 360 (1.87%) ASP.NET
11 354 (1.84%) CSS3
11 354 (1.84%) SOAP
12 305 (1.58%) Middleware
13 282 (1.46%) J2EE
14 215 (1.12%) .NET Framework
15 198 (1.03%) Node.js
15 198 (1.03%) RESTful
16 195 (1.01%) JMS
17 192 (1.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1625 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 629 (3.27%) Data Centre
3 609 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 464 (2.41%) User Experience
5 441 (2.29%) Derivative
6 420 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 386 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 327 (1.70%) Fixed Income
9 277 (1.44%) Equities
10 259 (1.35%) Credit Risk
11 237 (1.23%) Hedge funds
11 237 (1.23%) Mainframe
12 214 (1.11%) Visualisation
13 204 (1.06%) Mobile App
14 203 (1.05%) Fintech
15 201 (1.04%) Mathematics
16 180 (0.93%) Market Risk
17 178 (0.92%) Blackberry
17 178 (0.92%) Virtual Team
18 176 (0.91%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1839 (9.55%) Windows
2 1361 (7.07%) Linux
3 1169 (6.07%) Unix
4 543 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 361 (1.87%) Windows 7
6 316 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 280 (1.45%) Solaris
8 279 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 275 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 183 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 180 (0.93%) AIX
12 104 (0.54%) Apple iOS
13 97 (0.50%) Android
14 71 (0.37%) Windows XP
15 67 (0.35%) Windows 10
15 67 (0.35%) zOS
16 49 (0.25%) Windows 8
17 44 (0.23%) CentOS
18 25 (0.13%) SUSE
19 24 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3774 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
2 2907 (15.10%) Project Management
3 2453 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 1467 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
5 1397 (7.26%) Migration
6 1341 (6.96%) PRINCE2
7 1241 (6.45%) ITIL
8 1136 (5.90%) Business Analysis
9 1059 (5.50%) Scrum
10 1021 (5.30%) Change Management
11 959 (4.98%) Programme Management
12 845 (4.39%) TDD
13 829 (4.31%) Risk Management
14 827 (4.29%) SDLC
15 809 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
16 659 (3.42%) Data Modelling
17 644 (3.34%) Analytics
18 626 (3.25%) Waterfall
19 591 (3.07%) Data Analysis
20 590 (3.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3016 (15.66%) SQL
2 2203 (11.44%) Java
3 1218 (6.33%) C#
4 1211 (6.29%) JavaScript
5 682 (3.54%) Python
6 435 (2.26%) C++
7 416 (2.16%) PL/SQL
8 414 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 388 (2.02%) Perl
10 357 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 324 (1.68%) VBA
12 316 (1.64%) Shell Script
13 271 (1.41%) C
14 238 (1.24%) Ruby
15 195 (1.01%) PHP
16 192 (1.00%) VB
17 189 (0.98%) Bash Shell
18 139 (0.72%) Scala
19 98 (0.51%) VB.NET
19 98 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1286 (6.68%) Degree
2 772 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 489 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 394 (2.05%) ISEB
5 386 (2.00%) PMI Certification
6 279 (1.45%) PMP
7 248 (1.29%) CISSP
8 231 (1.20%) ISTQB
9 223 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
10 177 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 167 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 153 (0.79%) CISM
13 149 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 143 (0.74%) CCNP
15 127 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 108 (0.56%) DV Cleared
17 103 (0.53%) CCNA
18 100 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 97 (0.50%) CISA
20 89 (0.46%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 609 (3.16%) QA
2 333 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 256 (1.33%) SLA
4 153 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 130 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 126 (0.65%) MiFID
7 89 (0.46%) COBIT
8 86 (0.45%) Solvency II
9 85 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 69 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
11 50 (0.26%) FATCA
12 40 (0.21%) EMIR
12 40 (0.21%) SEPA
13 36 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
14 30 (0.16%) Basel II
15 24 (0.12%) Basel III
16 23 (0.12%) ISO20022
17 21 (0.11%) COREP
18 20 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 19 (0.099%) UCITS
System Software
1 802 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 411 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (0.70%) vSphere
4 128 (0.66%) XenApp
5 125 (0.65%) Docker
6 105 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 101 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 88 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 76 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 69 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 61 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 58 (0.30%) NFS
13 56 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 51 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
15 48 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
16 39 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
17 36 (0.19%) RACF
18 32 (0.17%) KVM
19 31 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
20 25 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 373 (1.94%) Puppet
2 224 (1.16%) SCCM
3 207 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 202 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 142 (0.74%) Ansible
6 116 (0.60%) Control-M
7 85 (0.44%) Nagios
8 84 (0.44%) SCOM
9 58 (0.30%) NetBackup
10 44 (0.23%) Tivoli
11 40 (0.21%) zSecure
12 33 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 32 (0.17%) Kubernetes
14 29 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
14 29 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 28 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
15 28 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
16 27 (0.14%) WSUS
17 26 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
18 25 (0.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2166 (11.25%) Oracle
2 1895 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 1206 (6.26%) SAP
4 672 (3.49%) VMware
5 544 (2.83%) Cisco
6 520 (2.70%) HP
7 500 (2.60%) IBM
8 429 (2.23%) Citrix
9 334 (1.73%) Red Hat
10 194 (1.01%) Sybase
11 185 (0.96%) CheckPoint
11 185 (0.96%) Hyperion
12 180 (0.93%) Informatica
13 174 (0.90%) Tableau
14 163 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
15 152 (0.79%) EMC
15 152 (0.79%) F5
16 150 (0.78%) Cognos
17 144 (0.75%) ServiceNow
18 137 (0.71%) Splunk
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum pro-rata for 6 months FTC
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £342.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Genium Selection Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
eCom Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Rate: From £190 to £210 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intelletec
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £16 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Unspecified - £Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago