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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 104 113 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.67% 15.92% 17.72%
As % of the General category 43.33% 40.50% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 53 48
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£400 £438 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £535 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.25 - £11.10
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 - £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 - £13.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.51%
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
240 279 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.46% 39.30% 49.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 140 164
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £535 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £22.97 £33.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.93% +137.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £40.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.43 £24.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -10.18%

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 26 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
Rickmansworth - 13 £375 - 2
St Albans - 11 £375 - 9
Hemel Hempstead +5 10 £275 -48.11% 2
Watford -13 6 £700 +80.64% 12
Stevenage +5 4 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City +6 2 £390 +0.64% 2
Hertford - 2 £500 -
Borehamwood - 1 - - 3
Broxbourne - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 67 (27.57%) SQL
2 59 (24.28%) Oracle
3 54 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (20.99%) Project Management
5 42 (17.28%) SAP
6 33 (13.58%) Scrum
7 32 (13.17%) ERP
7 32 (13.17%) QA
8 31 (12.76%) Microsoft
9 27 (11.11%) Java
10 24 (9.88%) Linux
11 22 (9.05%) SQL Server
11 22 (9.05%) Retail
12 19 (7.82%) BDD
12 19 (7.82%) ETL
13 18 (7.41%) .NET
13 18 (7.41%) UNIX
13 18 (7.41%) CRM
13 18 (7.41%) MS Excel
13 18 (7.41%) Banking
14 16 (6.58%) Analytics
14 16 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (6.58%) PRINCE2
15 15 (6.17%) E-Commerce
15 15 (6.17%) Cisco
15 15 (6.17%) Waterfall
16 14 (5.76%) Spring
16 14 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (5.76%) Manufacturing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 12 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 9 (3.70%) Apache
2 9 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.47%) SAS
4 4 (1.65%) CMS
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) TPMS
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 18 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.94%) Oracle Financials
2 11 (4.53%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (4.12%) SAP ERP
4 6 (2.47%) SAP CO
4 6 (2.47%) SAP FI
4 6 (2.47%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (1.23%) HFM
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.41%) JDE World
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.41%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.41%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.41%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.88%) Internet
2 4 (1.65%) SMS
3 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.23%) Firewall
3 3 (1.23%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (0.82%) Network Security
4 2 (0.82%) SNMP
5 1 (0.41%) VPN
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (5.35%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.53%) MySQL
4 10 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.12%) QlikView
4 10 (4.12%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.70%) Snowflake Schema
6 8 (3.29%) Data Mining
6 8 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.88%) Star Schema
8 6 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (2.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 5 (2.06%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.82%) OLAP
12 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.94%) Subversion
2 11 (4.53%) Maven
3 10 (4.12%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.70%) Ant
4 9 (3.70%) JUnit
4 9 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.29%) IntelliJ
5 8 (3.29%) Mockito
5 8 (3.29%) SpecFlow
6 7 (2.88%) Selenium
6 7 (2.88%) JIRA
7 6 (2.47%) LoadRunner
8 5 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.82%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.82%) Moq
11 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.41%) TestNG
General
1 22 (9.05%) Retail
2 18 (7.41%) Banking
3 14 (5.76%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.12%) Legal
5 6 (2.47%) Marketing
5 6 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.65%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Military
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 43 (17.70%) Analyst
1 43 (17.70%) Developer
2 42 (17.28%) Project Manager
3 26 (10.70%) Consultant
4 22 (9.05%) Architect
5 15 (6.17%) Senior Manager
5 15 (6.17%) SAP Manager
6 14 (5.76%) Senior Project Manager
7 13 (5.35%) Java Developer
8 12 (4.94%) Infrastructure Manager
8 12 (4.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 9 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.70%) Systems Architect
9 9 (3.70%) Data Analyst
9 9 (3.70%) Test Consultant
10 6 (2.47%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (2.47%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (2.47%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (2.47%) Team Leader
10 6 (2.47%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.41%) .NET
2 14 (5.76%) Spring
3 13 (5.35%) XML
4 12 (4.94%) Middleware
4 12 (4.94%) SOAP
5 11 (4.53%) HTML
5 11 (4.53%) REST
6 10 (4.12%) Web Services
6 10 (4.12%) CSS
7 8 (3.29%) JDBC
7 8 (3.29%) Gherkin
7 8 (3.29%) Ajax
8 7 (2.88%) JSON
8 7 (2.88%) JSP
9 5 (2.06%) J2EE
10 4 (1.65%) Oracle ADF
11 3 (1.23%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.23%) WCF
11 3 (1.23%) Java EE
12 2 (0.82%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.12%) User Experience
2 10 (4.12%) Visualisation
3 9 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 8 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.47%) Open Source
5 6 (2.47%) NHS
6 5 (2.06%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.06%) Applied Mathematics
6 5 (2.06%) Economics
6 5 (2.06%) Statistics
7 4 (1.65%) Replication
7 4 (1.65%) IVR
8 3 (1.23%) PMI
8 3 (1.23%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.88%) Linux
2 18 (7.41%) UNIX
3 12 (4.94%) Solaris
4 8 (3.29%) Windows
5 2 (0.82%) AIX
5 2 (0.82%) HPUX
5 2 (0.82%) VMS
5 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (20.99%) Project Management
3 33 (13.58%) Scrum
4 32 (13.17%) ERP
5 19 (7.82%) ETL
5 19 (7.82%) BDD
6 18 (7.41%) CRM
7 16 (6.58%) PRINCE2
7 16 (6.58%) Analytics
7 16 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (6.17%) Waterfall
8 15 (6.17%) E-Commerce
9 14 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (5.35%) TDD
11 12 (4.94%) Asset Management
11 12 (4.94%) Software Testing
11 12 (4.94%) MVC
12 11 (4.53%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (4.53%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (27.57%) SQL
2 27 (11.11%) Java
3 14 (5.76%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.35%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.29%) Python
6 7 (2.88%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.06%) C#
7 5 (2.06%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.23%) Ruby
8 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.23%) Perl
9 2 (0.82%) C++
9 2 (0.82%) VBScript
9 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.82%) R
9 2 (0.82%) VBA
10 1 (0.41%) C
10 1 (0.41%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.41%) VB
10 1 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (4.53%) ISEB
1 11 (4.53%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.12%) Degree
3 9 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.29%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.65%) ACCA
5 4 (1.65%) CIMA
5 4 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.65%) CCNP
6 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.23%) AAT
7 2 (0.82%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.82%) CCDP
8 1 (0.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.17%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.23%) SLA
3 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.29%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (1.65%) SCOM
2 4 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (24.28%) Oracle
2 42 (17.28%) SAP
3 31 (12.76%) Microsoft
4 15 (6.17%) Cisco
5 13 (5.35%) HP
6 11 (4.53%) F5
7 10 (4.12%) Tableau
8 9 (3.70%) Planview
9 8 (3.29%) EMC
9 8 (3.29%) BMC
10 7 (2.88%) Informatica
11 6 (2.47%) Teradata
11 6 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.65%) McAfee
12 4 (1.65%) Tripwire
12 4 (1.65%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.65%) Cognos
13 3 (1.23%) Dell
13 3 (1.23%) Splunk
13 3 (1.23%) NetApp
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