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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 6 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 78 71 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.81% 12.37% 17.72%
As % of the General category 45.35% 28.98% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 52
Median daily rate £450 £475 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £308 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.83 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +62.60%

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
172 245 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.24% 42.68% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 123 108
Median daily rate £425 £428 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £303 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £593 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 10
Median hourly rate £11.33 £29.50 £22.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.59% +28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.35 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Watford +9 28 £456 -1.35% 13
Welwyn Garden City +1 13 £200 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +7 8 £540 -13.60% 2
Rickmansworth 0 3 £310 - 2
Letchworth - 2 £300 - 3
Stevenage -4 1 £265 -47.00%
Harpenden - 1 £600 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 49 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.21%) Java
3 36 (21.43%) Scrum
4 27 (16.07%) Project Management
5 26 (15.48%) Retail
6 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (13.69%) SAP
8 22 (13.10%) TDD
8 22 (13.10%) Selenium
9 20 (11.90%) Cucumber
9 20 (11.90%) Migration
9 20 (11.90%) Oracle
10 19 (11.31%) Microsoft
10 19 (11.31%) BDD
11 18 (10.71%) WebDriver
11 18 (10.71%) SQL
12 17 (10.12%) Windows
13 16 (9.52%) PRINCE2
13 16 (9.52%) Linux
13 16 (9.52%) Spring
14 15 (8.93%) Data Migration
14 15 (8.93%) Security Cleared
14 15 (8.93%) E-Commerce
14 15 (8.93%) SAP HR
14 15 (8.93%) Legal
15 14 (8.33%) Change Management
15 14 (8.33%) Programme Management
15 14 (8.33%) Tomcat
15 14 (8.33%) XML
15 14 (8.33%) Test Automation

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 14 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.36%) Confluence
3 7 (4.17%) Apache
4 6 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.38%) CMS
5 4 (2.38%) IIS
5 4 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.79%) JBoss
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (1.79%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.19%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.14%) MS Office
2 10 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.76%) MS Project
4 4 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (8.93%) SAP HR
2 7 (4.17%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.79%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (1.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.60%) assyst
6 1 (0.60%) Endur
6 1 (0.60%) Findur
6 1 (0.60%) Maximo
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.60%) Primavera
6 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.60%) SAP FI-AA
6 1 (0.60%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.60%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.57%) Office 365
2 5 (2.98%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (2.98%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) Firewall
2 6 (3.57%) DNS
2 6 (3.57%) Internet
2 6 (3.57%) SSL
2 6 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (2.38%) FTP
4 3 (1.79%) ATM
4 3 (1.79%) BIG-IP
4 3 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (1.79%) HTTP
4 3 (1.79%) LDAP
4 3 (1.79%) MPLS
4 3 (1.79%) Skype
5 2 (1.19%) Intranet
5 2 (1.19%) WAN
5 2 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.19%) Wireless
6 1 (0.60%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.57%) MySQL
2 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.19%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.60%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.60%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 22 (13.10%) Selenium
2 20 (11.90%) Cucumber
3 18 (10.71%) WebDriver
4 13 (7.74%) JIRA
5 12 (7.14%) LSMW
6 11 (6.55%) Git (software)
6 11 (6.55%) JUnit
7 9 (5.36%) JBehave
8 7 (4.17%) Maven
8 7 (4.17%) SoapUI
9 6 (3.57%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.38%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.38%) JMeter
10 4 (2.38%) NUnit
10 4 (2.38%) Robot Framework
10 4 (2.38%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.79%) Protractor
12 2 (1.19%) Hudson
General
1 26 (15.48%) Retail
2 15 (8.93%) Legal
3 10 (5.95%) Banking
4 9 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.98%) Electronics
6 4 (2.38%) Automotive
6 4 (2.38%) Billing
6 4 (2.38%) Marketing
7 3 (1.79%) Advertising
8 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.19%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (17.86%) Analyst
2 27 (16.07%) Developer
3 17 (10.12%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.12%) Project Manager
4 11 (6.55%) Business Analyst
5 10 (5.95%) Consultant
6 8 (4.76%) Data Migration Specialist
6 8 (4.76%) HR Specialist
6 8 (4.76%) Migration Specialist
6 8 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 8 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 7 (4.17%) Architect
8 6 (3.57%) Agile Developer
8 6 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (3.57%) E-Commerce Manager
8 6 (3.57%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
8 6 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.98%) HR Manager
9 5 (2.98%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.52%) Spring
2 14 (8.33%) XML
3 12 (7.14%) BAPI
3 12 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 9 (5.36%) Hibernate
4 9 (5.36%) J2EE
5 8 (4.76%) .NET
5 8 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.76%) RESTful
6 6 (3.57%) HTML
7 5 (2.98%) Middleware
8 4 (2.38%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.38%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.79%) CSS
9 3 (1.79%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (1.79%) Spring Boot
9 3 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.98%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.38%) EFT
4 4 (2.38%) e-Learning
4 4 (2.38%) EPoS
4 4 (2.38%) NHS
5 3 (1.79%) Clustering
6 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.19%) FMCG
6 2 (1.19%) PMI
7 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.60%) RIA
7 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.12%) Windows
2 16 (9.52%) Linux
3 5 (2.98%) Unix
4 3 (1.79%) AIX
5 2 (1.19%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.43%) Scrum
3 27 (16.07%) Project Management
4 22 (13.10%) TDD
5 20 (11.90%) Migration
6 19 (11.31%) BDD
7 16 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 15 (8.93%) Data Migration
8 15 (8.93%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.33%) ATDD
9 14 (8.33%) Change Management
9 14 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 14 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 13 (7.74%) Risk Management
10 13 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (7.74%) Test Scripting
11 12 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
12 11 (6.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.21%) Java
2 18 (10.71%) SQL
3 13 (7.74%) Ruby
4 8 (4.76%) C
4 8 (4.76%) C#
5 4 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.38%) PHP
5 4 (2.38%) Python
5 4 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.79%) Perl
7 2 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.95%) Degree
4 5 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.79%) CCIE
6 3 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.79%) MCSE
6 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.79%) RHCE
7 2 (1.19%) CISM
7 2 (1.19%) IISP
7 2 (1.19%) ISEB
7 2 (1.19%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.60%) ACCA
8 1 (0.60%) CIMA
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.60%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.19%) Docker
3 2 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) Firmware
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (2.98%) Puppet
2 4 (2.38%) SCCM
2 4 (2.38%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.79%) Salt
3 3 (1.79%) SCOM
4 2 (1.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) Aspera SmartTrack
5 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.60%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (13.69%) SAP
2 20 (11.90%) Oracle
3 19 (11.31%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.76%) IBM
5 7 (4.17%) HP
6 6 (3.57%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.38%) Cisco
7 4 (2.38%) F5
7 4 (2.38%) hybris
7 4 (2.38%) VMware
8 3 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.79%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.79%) NGA Human Resources
8 3 (1.79%) Northgate
8 3 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.19%) Juniper
9 2 (1.19%) Sun
9 2 (1.19%) Sybase
10 1 (0.60%) BMC
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