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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 9256 11440 9900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.69% 21.73% 18.68%
As % of the General category 52.44% 55.28% 47.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6535 7878 6704
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 148 119
Median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £11.74 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £55.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.21%
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
17650 20695 20665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 35.64% 39.31% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11929 13402 12771
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 592 502
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 5192 £480 +1.05% 1482
South East -1 1241 £425 +3.65% 366
North West -3 558 £413 -2.94% 165
South West 0 542 £375 -6.25% 161
Yorkshire -1 453 £413 +7.84% 103
West Midlands -2 453 £435 +3.57% 133
East of England -1 333 £425 -1.16% 137
East Midlands -1 300 £425 - 67
North East -10 129 £425 - 12
Midlands -10 12 £468 -6.50% 1
South Coast +2 2 £525 -12.50%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4273 (22.81%) Banking
2 3996 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2804 (14.97%) SQL
4 2592 (13.83%) Project Management
5 2407 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 2204 (11.76%) Java
7 2115 (11.29%) Oracle
8 1869 (9.97%) Microsoft
9 1702 (9.08%) Windows
10 1582 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
11 1377 (7.35%) Linux
12 1368 (7.30%) MS Excel
13 1323 (7.06%) SQL Server
14 1314 (7.01%) Migration
15 1298 (6.93%) JavaScript
16 1275 (6.80%) Degree
17 1273 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
18 1263 (6.74%) SAP
19 1258 (6.71%) HTML
20 1219 (6.51%) Retail
21 1202 (6.42%) ITIL
22 1183 (6.31%) PRINCE2
23 1166 (6.22%) Business Analysis
24 1159 (6.19%) Scrum
25 1116 (5.96%) Change Management
26 1099 (5.87%) C#
27 1082 (5.77%) Unix
28 1062 (5.67%) .NET
29 947 (5.05%) CSS
30 909 (4.85%) 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
1 598 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 333 (1.78%) WebSphere
3 288 (1.54%) SAS
4 274 (1.46%) Apache
5 228 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 210 (1.12%) IIS
6 210 (1.12%) WebLogic
7 200 (1.07%) Confluence
8 197 (1.05%) Apache Spark
9 183 (0.98%) CMS
10 178 (0.95%) MS Exchange
11 109 (0.58%) JBoss
12 100 (0.53%) Skype for Business
13 92 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
14 84 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
15 78 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
16 68 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
17 63 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 58 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
19 57 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1368 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 898 (4.79%) MS Office
3 618 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 451 (2.41%) MS Project
5 395 (2.11%) MS Visio
6 136 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 53 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 35 (0.19%) Open Workbench
9 32 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 25 (0.13%) SPSS
11 22 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 15 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (0.043%) InfoPath
14 6 (0.032%) InVision
15 5 (0.027%) Siemens NX
16 4 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
16 4 (0.021%) Mathematica
16 4 (0.021%) RoboHelp
17 3 (0.016%) Adobe Captivate
17 3 (0.016%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 396 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 284 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
3 260 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 186 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
5 164 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
6 160 (0.85%) SAP FI
7 156 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
7 156 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
8 144 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
9 139 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
10 133 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
11 124 (0.66%) SAP CO
12 123 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
13 102 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
14 82 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
15 66 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
16 63 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
17 54 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
17 54 (0.29%) SAP ERP
18 50 (0.27%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 475 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 267 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 189 (1.01%) Office 365
4 142 (0.76%) SaaS
5 137 (0.73%) PaaS
6 114 (0.61%) IaaS
7 86 (0.46%) GitHub
8 70 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 59 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 44 (0.23%) Google Analytics
11 41 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 36 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
13 27 (0.14%) Heroku
14 24 (0.13%) OpenShift
15 23 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
16 22 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
17 20 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
18 17 (0.091%) Adobe Analytics
19 16 (0.085%) Yammer
20 15 (0.080%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 554 (2.96%) Firewall
2 330 (1.76%) Internet
3 256 (1.37%) WAN
4 247 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 241 (1.29%) SAN
6 239 (1.28%) LAN
7 204 (1.09%) DNS
8 203 (1.08%) Network Security
9 175 (0.93%) VPN
10 156 (0.83%) Wireless
11 136 (0.73%) LDAP
12 130 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
13 129 (0.69%) HTTP
14 128 (0.68%) SSL
15 113 (0.60%) DHCP
16 99 (0.53%) Intranet
17 83 (0.44%) NAS
18 80 (0.43%) MPLS
19 78 (0.42%) VoIP
20 74 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1323 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 622 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
3 442 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 405 (2.16%) Big Data
5 397 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 372 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 329 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 311 (1.66%) Relational Database
9 232 (1.24%) MySQL
10 219 (1.17%) NoSQL
11 213 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 206 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 188 (1.00%) MongoDB
14 179 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
15 171 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
16 166 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
17 153 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
18 148 (0.79%) DB2
19 127 (0.68%) QlikView
20 117 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 581 (3.10%) JIRA
2 443 (2.36%) Git (software)
3 358 (1.91%) Jenkins
4 328 (1.75%) Maven
5 268 (1.43%) Selenium
6 246 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 234 (1.25%) Subversion
8 189 (1.01%) JUnit
9 174 (0.93%) TeamCity
10 144 (0.77%) Cucumber
11 122 (0.65%) Visual Studio
12 100 (0.53%) Eclipse
13 95 (0.51%) WebDriver
14 85 (0.45%) Ant
15 83 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
16 81 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 81 (0.43%) Grunt
17 77 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
18 72 (0.38%) HP UFT
18 72 (0.38%) SoapUI
General
1 4273 (22.81%) Banking
2 1219 (6.51%) Retail
3 866 (4.62%) Marketing
4 836 (4.46%) Investment Banking
5 817 (4.36%) Telecoms
6 747 (3.99%) Financial Institution
7 632 (3.37%) Manufacturing
8 584 (3.12%) Legal
9 473 (2.52%) Front Office
10 379 (2.02%) Electronics
11 325 (1.73%) Retail Banking
12 324 (1.73%) Back Office
13 283 (1.51%) Law
14 182 (0.97%) General Ledger
15 181 (0.97%) Advertising
16 162 (0.86%) Billing
17 130 (0.69%) Publishing
18 121 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
19 77 (0.41%) Automotive
20 68 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 4425 (23.62%) Analyst
2 3417 (18.24%) Developer
3 2169 (11.58%) Project Manager
4 1873 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1307 (6.98%) Consultant
6 1280 (6.83%) Architect
7 861 (4.60%) Java Developer
8 694 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
9 532 (2.84%) Senior Developer
10 470 (2.51%) IT Manager
10 470 (2.51%) Service Analyst
11 468 (2.50%) Administrator
12 450 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
13 442 (2.36%) C# Developer
14 401 (2.14%) SQL Developer
15 399 (2.13%) Data Analyst
16 396 (2.11%) Programme Manager
17 389 (2.08%) Test Analyst
18 363 (1.94%) .NET Developer
19 341 (1.82%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1258 (6.71%) HTML
2 1062 (5.67%) .NET
3 947 (5.05%) CSS
4 757 (4.04%) Web Services
5 702 (3.75%) AngularJS
6 676 (3.61%) HTML5
7 596 (3.18%) XML
8 511 (2.73%) Spring
9 409 (2.18%) CSS3
10 395 (2.11%) jQuery
11 377 (2.01%) REST
12 342 (1.83%) ASP.NET
13 341 (1.82%) SOAP
14 317 (1.69%) Middleware
15 282 (1.51%) J2EE
16 238 (1.27%) Node.js
17 212 (1.13%) JSON
18 201 (1.07%) RESTful
19 198 (1.06%) React
20 186 (0.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1582 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 668 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 556 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 541 (2.89%) User Experience
5 407 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 370 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 340 (1.81%) Fixed Income
8 299 (1.60%) Derivative
9 290 (1.55%) Equities
10 255 (1.36%) Mainframe
11 232 (1.24%) Hedge funds
12 225 (1.20%) Visualisation
13 210 (1.12%) Credit Risk
13 210 (1.12%) Fintech
14 196 (1.05%) Mathematics
15 193 (1.03%) Virtual Team
16 163 (0.87%) Mobile App
17 160 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
18 155 (0.83%) Blackberry
19 151 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1702 (9.08%) Windows
2 1377 (7.35%) Linux
3 1082 (5.77%) Unix
4 497 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 306 (1.63%) Windows 7
6 274 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 257 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 252 (1.34%) Solaris
9 240 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 166 (0.89%) AIX
11 125 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 124 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 108 (0.58%) Android
14 77 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 67 (0.36%) Windows 10
16 57 (0.30%) zOS
17 42 (0.22%) CentOS
18 33 (0.18%) Windows 8
19 30 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
20 24 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3996 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2592 (13.83%) Project Management
3 2407 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1314 (7.01%) Migration
5 1273 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
6 1202 (6.42%) ITIL
7 1183 (6.31%) PRINCE2
8 1166 (6.22%) Business Analysis
9 1159 (6.19%) Scrum
10 1116 (5.96%) Change Management
11 909 (4.85%) Programme Management
12 866 (4.62%) TDD
13 816 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 745 (3.98%) Risk Management
15 736 (3.93%) SDLC
16 713 (3.81%) DevOps
17 654 (3.49%) Analytics
17 654 (3.49%) Waterfall
18 652 (3.48%) Data Analysis
19 641 (3.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2804 (14.97%) SQL
2 2204 (11.76%) Java
3 1298 (6.93%) JavaScript
4 1099 (5.87%) C#
5 683 (3.65%) Python
6 465 (2.48%) PL/SQL
7 378 (2.02%) Perl
8 357 (1.91%) C++
9 336 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 333 (1.78%) T-SQL
11 295 (1.57%) VBA
12 286 (1.53%) Shell Script
13 266 (1.42%) C
14 246 (1.31%) Ruby
15 205 (1.09%) Scala
16 195 (1.04%) PHP
17 176 (0.94%) Bash Shell
18 134 (0.72%) VB
19 119 (0.64%) R
20 100 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1275 (6.80%) Degree
2 741 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 492 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 343 (1.83%) ISEB
5 308 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 269 (1.44%) CISSP
6 269 (1.44%) PMP
7 226 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
8 181 (0.97%) ISTQB
9 172 (0.92%) CISM
10 164 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 139 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 130 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
13 128 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 126 (0.67%) CCNP
15 117 (0.62%) CCNA
16 106 (0.57%) CISA
17 97 (0.52%) DV Cleared
18 89 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
19 77 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 644 (3.44%) QA
2 284 (1.52%) SLA
3 264 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 153 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 147 (0.78%) MiFID
6 140 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 137 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 93 (0.50%) Solvency II
9 76 (0.41%) COBIT
10 62 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
11 58 (0.31%) FATCA
12 55 (0.29%) SEPA
13 36 (0.19%) EMIR
14 33 (0.18%) Basel III
15 23 (0.12%) GAAP
16 21 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
17 17 (0.091%) ISO20022
18 16 (0.085%) Basel II
19 15 (0.080%) COREP
20 14 (0.075%) UCITS
System Software
1 763 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 343 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (0.80%) Docker
4 114 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 104 (0.56%) vSphere
6 88 (0.47%) XenApp
7 85 (0.45%) VMware ESX
8 75 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 61 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 58 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 57 (0.30%) XenDesktop
12 46 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
13 41 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 39 (0.21%) NFS
15 36 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 34 (0.18%) HDFS
17 30 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
18 25 (0.13%) KVM
18 25 (0.13%) RACF
19 24 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 460 (2.46%) Puppet
2 252 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 219 (1.17%) Ansible
4 174 (0.93%) SCCM
5 144 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 106 (0.57%) Control-M
7 86 (0.46%) SCOM
8 77 (0.41%) Nagios
9 62 (0.33%) Tivoli
10 44 (0.23%) NetBackup
11 39 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
12 35 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 32 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 30 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
14 30 (0.16%) WSUS
15 29 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
16 27 (0.14%) Salt
17 25 (0.13%) Kubernetes
17 25 (0.13%) zSecure
18 24 (0.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2115 (11.29%) Oracle
2 1869 (9.97%) Microsoft
3 1263 (6.74%) SAP
4 586 (3.13%) VMware
5 574 (3.06%) Cisco
6 457 (2.44%) IBM
7 415 (2.21%) HP
8 343 (1.83%) Citrix
9 318 (1.70%) Red Hat
10 225 (1.20%) CheckPoint
11 178 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
12 156 (0.83%) F5
13 155 (0.83%) Hyperion
14 151 (0.81%) ServiceNow
14 151 (0.81%) Splunk
15 148 (0.79%) Tableau
16 141 (0.75%) Sybase
17 134 (0.72%) Informatica
18 132 (0.70%) Cognos
19 131 (0.70%) Juniper
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Technology People UK
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Experis Ltd
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City, London
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