The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Rank 7 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 79 126 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.41% 24.14% 24.76%
As % of the General category 50.32% 61.17% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 80 59
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £603 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Median hourly rate £38.13 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +66.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
157 206 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.60% 39.46% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 124 79
Median daily rate £400 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 26
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% +6.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Essex region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Essex region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Basildon +1 14 £350 -
Chelmsford -1 8 £400 +18.51% 1
Colchester +2 6 £400 - 4
Southend-on-Sea +1 4 £388 -19.48%
Brentwood -5 3 £375 -6.25% 2
Halstead - 1 £415 -
Witham - 1 £390 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for Finance.

1 57 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.79%) SAP
3 37 (23.27%) Manufacturing
4 35 (22.01%) Telecoms
5 34 (21.38%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (20.75%) Programme Management
6 33 (20.75%) Marketing
7 31 (19.50%) Oracle
8 30 (18.87%) Scrum
9 29 (18.24%) Digital Marketing
10 27 (16.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 27 (16.98%) Electronics
11 25 (15.72%) Project Management
11 25 (15.72%) PRINCE2
12 24 (15.09%) TDD
13 23 (14.47%) SOA
14 21 (13.21%) MS Excel
15 20 (12.58%) Windows
16 19 (11.95%) Java
16 19 (11.95%) Web Services
16 19 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (11.32%) ITIL
17 18 (11.32%) Degree
17 18 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (10.69%) User Acceptance Testing
18 17 (10.69%) QA
18 17 (10.69%) DevOps
18 17 (10.69%) SOAP
19 16 (10.06%) Coaching
20 15 (9.43%) SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.89%) Mule
3 3 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.26%) Apache
4 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (6.92%) MS Office
4 9 (5.66%) MS Project
5 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (16.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (4.40%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.77%) SAP CO
3 6 (3.77%) SAP FI
3 6 (3.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (3.14%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle AGIS
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.63%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.77%) Internet
2 6 (3.77%) LAN
2 6 (3.77%) WAN
3 5 (3.14%) Firewall
4 4 (2.52%) Wireless
5 2 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.26%) DSL
5 2 (1.26%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.26%) Frame Relay
5 2 (1.26%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.26%) MPLS
5 2 (1.26%) SAN
5 2 (1.26%) VLAN
5 2 (1.26%) VPN
5 2 (1.26%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.63%) HTTP
6 1 (0.63%) Intranet
6 1 (0.63%) SSL
6 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.77%) Essbase
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.52%) DB2
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.89%) Big Data
6 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.26%) GIS
8 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.63%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) SoapUI
2 5 (3.14%) JIRA
3 4 (2.52%) AccuRev
4 3 (1.89%) Maven
5 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.63%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.63%) JMeter
6 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.63%) PVCS
6 1 (0.63%) Selenium
6 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (23.27%) Manufacturing
2 35 (22.01%) Telecoms
3 33 (20.75%) Marketing
4 27 (16.98%) Electronics
5 12 (7.55%) Banking
6 9 (5.66%) Automotive
7 7 (4.40%) Billing
7 7 (4.40%) Legal
8 4 (2.52%) Law
9 2 (1.26%) Advertising
9 2 (1.26%) German Language
9 2 (1.26%) Publishing
9 2 (1.26%) Retail
10 1 (0.63%) Back Office
10 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (28.93%) Analyst
2 27 (16.98%) Project Manager
3 13 (8.18%) Developer
3 13 (8.18%) Financial Analyst
4 12 (7.55%) Architect
4 12 (7.55%) Consultant
4 12 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (6.29%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.03%) Technical Architect
6 8 (5.03%) Test Automation Specialist
6 8 (5.03%) Test Specialist
7 7 (4.40%) IT Manager
8 6 (3.77%) Development Manager
8 6 (3.77%) IT Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) Security Officer
8 6 (3.77%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
9 5 (3.14%) SAP Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.95%) Web Services
2 17 (10.69%) SOAP
3 10 (6.29%) .NET
4 8 (5.03%) RESTful
5 7 (4.40%) J2EE
5 7 (4.40%) Middleware
6 6 (3.77%) JSON
7 5 (3.14%) XSLT
8 4 (2.52%) Play Framework
8 4 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (2.52%) Swagger
9 3 (1.89%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.89%) Apache Camel
9 3 (1.89%) JAX-WS
9 3 (1.89%) JMS
9 3 (1.89%) JPA
9 3 (1.89%) XML
10 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.63%) COM
10 1 (0.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.92%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.66%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.77%) PMI
4 3 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.89%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.26%) NHS
5 2 (1.26%) Reinsurance
5 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.26%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.63%) Fintech
6 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) Social Media
6 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.58%) Windows
2 7 (4.40%) Linux
2 7 (4.40%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.52%) AIX
4 4 (2.52%) Solaris
4 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.26%) CentOS
6 2 (1.26%) Fedora
6 2 (1.26%) VME
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.63%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.38%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (20.75%) Programme Management
4 30 (18.87%) Scrum
5 29 (18.24%) Digital Marketing
6 25 (15.72%) PRINCE2
6 25 (15.72%) Project Management
7 24 (15.09%) TDD
8 23 (14.47%) SOA
9 19 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (11.32%) ITIL
11 17 (10.69%) DevOps
11 17 (10.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (10.06%) Coaching
13 13 (8.18%) Mentoring
13 13 (8.18%) Migration
14 12 (7.55%) Change Management
15 11 (6.92%) Integration Testing
16 10 (6.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.95%) Java
2 15 (9.43%) SQL
3 6 (3.77%) ABAP
3 6 (3.77%) Ruby
4 5 (3.14%) C#
5 4 (2.52%) XPath
6 3 (1.89%) Perl
7 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.26%) PHP
7 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.26%) Python
7 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.26%) VBA
8 1 (0.63%) C
8 1 (0.63%) COBOL
8 1 (0.63%) Groovy
8 1 (0.63%) VB
8 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.63%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 18 (11.32%) Degree
2 10 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (5.03%) CISSP
3 8 (5.03%) PMI Certification
4 7 (4.40%) PMP
4 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.77%) CISM
6 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.52%) SSCP
7 3 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.89%) ISEB
7 3 (1.89%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.26%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.26%) CCA
8 2 (1.26%) CCNP
8 2 (1.26%) MAPM
8 2 (1.26%) MCP
8 2 (1.26%) MCSE
8 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.69%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.89%) SLA
3 2 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.52%) Control-M
2 3 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (25.79%) SAP
2 31 (19.50%) Oracle
3 10 (6.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.66%) Citrix
5 6 (3.77%) Dell
5 6 (3.77%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.52%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (2.52%) Cisco
6 4 (2.52%) VMware
7 3 (1.89%) IBM
7 3 (1.89%) WSO2
8 2 (1.26%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.26%) EMC
8 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.63%) CODA
9 1 (0.63%) Epicor
9 1 (0.63%) Novell
9 1 (0.63%) Sage
9 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.63%) SunGard
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