The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 184 87 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.14% 17.58% 14.99%
As % of the General category 47.67% 44.39% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 27 72
Average daily rate
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£390 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £237 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £706 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £12.20 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.72% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £9.00 £9.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £50.00 £12.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
Finance
East of England

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

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
386 196 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.45% 39.60% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 91 207
Average daily rate £391 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.10 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -51.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £50.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -3 33 £390 +24.30% 19
Rickmansworth -5 23 £375 +55.44% 2
Hemel Hempstead -9 10 £450 -10.00% 6
St Albans +8 7 £300 -33.33% 4
Stevenage +1 6 £258 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £400 - 1
Hitchin -7 2 £408 -33.73% 2
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - - 2
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Kings Langley - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 108 (35.06%) SQL
2 78 (25.32%) Oracle
3 65 (21.10%) Java
4 60 (19.48%) Retail
5 52 (16.88%) Manufacturing
6 50 (16.23%) Project Management
7 46 (14.94%) E-Commerce
8 39 (12.66%) SQL Server
8 39 (12.66%) UNIX
9 36 (11.69%) HTML
10 35 (11.36%) Windows
11 34 (11.04%) XML
11 34 (11.04%) JavaScript
11 34 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (10.71%) Web Services
13 31 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (9.74%) J2EE
15 29 (9.42%) Linux
15 29 (9.42%) Telecoms
15 29 (9.42%) Spring
15 29 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (8.77%) Analytics
17 26 (8.44%) SAP
18 25 (8.12%) SharePoint
19 24 (7.79%) ETL
20 23 (7.47%) IBM
20 23 (7.47%) Microsoft
20 23 (7.47%) .NET
20 23 (7.47%) CSS
20 23 (7.47%) Security Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (8.12%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.84%) WebSphere
3 16 (5.19%) MQSeries
4 13 (4.22%) SAS
5 12 (3.90%) WebLogic
5 12 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.25%) Apache
7 7 (2.27%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.27%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.95%) CMS
8 6 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.30%) IIS
9 4 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.32%) TPMS
12 1 (0.32%) Confluence
12 1 (0.32%) JCAPS
Applications
1 21 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.90%) Photoshop
3 11 (3.57%) MS Office
4 10 (3.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.95%) SPSS
5 6 (1.95%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.62%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.30%) MS Project
8 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.97%) SAP PS
3 2 (0.65%) Tridion
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.32%) JDE World
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.32%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) SaaS
1 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.60%) HTTP
2 7 (2.27%) Internet
3 6 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.95%) LAN
4 4 (1.30%) SAN
5 3 (0.97%) IP Telephony
5 3 (0.97%) FTP
6 2 (0.65%) SNMP
7 1 (0.32%) ATM
7 1 (0.32%) SMS
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (5.52%) MySQL
4 16 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.87%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
8 9 (2.92%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.60%) DB2
9 8 (2.60%) Sybase ASE
10 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.27%) OLAP
11 6 (1.95%) DbVisualizer
12 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.62%) JasperReports
12 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.30%) DataStage
13 4 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (1.30%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 18 (5.84%) Eclipse
1 18 (5.84%) JUnit
2 17 (5.52%) Ant
3 14 (4.55%) Subversion
4 11 (3.57%) Maven
5 10 (3.25%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (2.27%) Log4j
6 7 (2.27%) Selenium
6 7 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.95%) LoadRunner
7 6 (1.95%) IntelliJ
7 6 (1.95%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.95%) Mockito
7 6 (1.95%) Axure RP
8 4 (1.30%) JIRA
9 2 (0.65%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 1 (0.32%) TestNG
10 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (19.48%) Retail
2 52 (16.88%) Manufacturing
3 29 (9.42%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.19%) Marketing
5 14 (4.55%) Legal
5 14 (4.55%) Banking
6 8 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.62%) Billing
8 3 (0.97%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.65%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 83 (26.95%) Developer
2 60 (19.48%) Analyst
3 36 (11.69%) Architect
4 35 (11.36%) Business Analyst
5 26 (8.44%) Java Developer
6 24 (7.79%) Project Manager
7 22 (7.14%) Consultant
8 14 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (4.22%) Senior Business Analyst
10 10 (3.25%) Tester
10 10 (3.25%) Systems Architect
11 9 (2.92%) SQL Developer
11 9 (2.92%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (2.92%) Service Manager
12 8 (2.60%) Systems Analyst
13 7 (2.27%) SAP Manager
13 7 (2.27%) Designer
13 7 (2.27%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.69%) HTML
2 34 (11.04%) XML
3 33 (10.71%) Web Services
4 30 (9.74%) J2EE
5 29 (9.42%) Spring
6 23 (7.47%) .NET
6 23 (7.47%) CSS
7 21 (6.82%) Hibernate
8 19 (6.17%) JSP
9 14 (4.55%) SOAP
9 14 (4.55%) REST
10 13 (4.22%) Ajax
11 11 (3.57%) JSON
12 10 (3.25%) JMS
13 8 (2.60%) Middleware
13 8 (2.60%) XHTML
13 8 (2.60%) JDBC
14 7 (2.27%) XMLBeans
14 7 (2.27%) HTML5
14 7 (2.27%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.14%) User Experience
2 14 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.25%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.27%) Web 2.0
5 7 (2.27%) Replication
6 6 (1.95%) W3C
6 6 (1.95%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.95%) PKI
7 5 (1.62%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.30%) NHS
8 4 (1.30%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.30%) Statistics
9 3 (0.97%) FMCG
9 3 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.97%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.65%) EPoS
10 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.65%) Economics
10 2 (0.65%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.66%) UNIX
2 35 (11.36%) Windows
3 29 (9.42%) Linux
4 16 (5.19%) Solaris
5 9 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.27%) HPUX
7 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.62%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.30%) Android
9 4 (1.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.32%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.23%) Project Management
2 46 (14.94%) E-Commerce
3 34 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (8.77%) Analytics
6 24 (7.79%) ETL
7 21 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (6.49%) ITIL
8 20 (6.49%) Waterfall
9 19 (6.17%) ERP
10 18 (5.84%) Risk Management
10 18 (5.84%) Change Management
11 15 (4.87%) PRINCE2
12 14 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (4.22%) Time Management
13 13 (4.22%) Asset Management
13 13 (4.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (4.22%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.22%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 108 (35.06%) SQL
2 65 (21.10%) Java
3 34 (11.04%) JavaScript
4 22 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 21 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 10 (3.25%) VB
7 8 (2.60%) Python
8 7 (2.27%) XPath
8 7 (2.27%) Perl
9 4 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.30%) SAS Macro
9 4 (1.30%) VB6
10 3 (0.97%) Ruby
10 3 (0.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 3 (0.97%) C#
10 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.32%) Erlang
12 1 (0.32%) R
12 1 (0.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 23 (7.47%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.49%) Degree
3 17 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.19%) ISEB
5 8 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.62%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.65%) ACCA
9 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.65%) APMP
10 1 (0.32%) AAT
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.32%) VCAP
10 1 (0.32%) NCDA
10 1 (0.32%) NCIE
10 1 (0.32%) CBAP
10 1 (0.32%) HND
10 1 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.55%) QA
2 7 (2.27%) SLA
3 5 (1.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) GAAP
System Software
1 8 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.65%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) vCloud
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.95%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.62%) SCOM
3 4 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.65%) SCCM
6 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (25.32%) Oracle
2 26 (8.44%) SAP
3 23 (7.47%) IBM
3 23 (7.47%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.55%) Teradata
5 13 (4.22%) Sybase
6 10 (3.25%) Informatica
7 7 (2.27%) JD Edwards
7 7 (2.27%) Interwoven
7 7 (2.27%) VMware
8 6 (1.95%) NetApp
8 6 (1.95%) HP
8 6 (1.95%) Cognos
9 5 (1.62%) Tripwire
9 5 (1.62%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.62%) Sun
9 5 (1.62%) Citrix
10 4 (1.30%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.30%) McAfee
10 4 (1.30%) CommVault
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £500 - £630 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago