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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 73 138 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.00% 18.16% 14.19%
As % of the General category 32.44% 41.69% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 38
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£377 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £507 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £11.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +16.03%
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
225 331 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.82% 43.55% 48.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 156 139
Average daily rate £375 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 14
Average hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £36.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 14 £388 +5.44% 8
Welwyn Garden City +6 13 £371 -4.38% 5
St Albans +5 6 - - 8
Rickmansworth -1 6 £425 +9.67% 1
Hemel Hempstead -7 4 £145 - 4
Stevenage -5 2 - -
Royston - 2 £350 -
Borehamwood - 2 £700 -
Hertford - 1 - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 53 (26.24%) Oracle
2 47 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (22.28%) SQL
4 39 (19.31%) SAP
4 39 (19.31%) Project Management
5 30 (14.85%) ERP
6 26 (12.87%) Microsoft
6 26 (12.87%) QA
7 21 (10.40%) Scrum
8 20 (9.90%) Linux
9 19 (9.41%) Java
9 19 (9.41%) Retail
10 18 (8.91%) Manufacturing
11 17 (8.42%) ETL
12 16 (7.92%) MS Excel
13 15 (7.43%) CRM
13 15 (7.43%) Oracle Financials
13 15 (7.43%) E-Commerce
13 15 (7.43%) HP
14 14 (6.93%) Cisco
14 14 (6.93%) Banking
14 14 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (6.44%) Analytics
15 13 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (5.94%) Solaris
16 12 (5.94%) Tableau
16 12 (5.94%) Visualisation
16 12 (5.94%) Oracle Payables
16 12 (5.94%) Security Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 9 (4.46%) SharePoint
1 9 (4.46%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.98%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.49%) Apache
4 2 (0.99%) Node.js
4 2 (0.99%) ArchestrA
4 2 (0.99%) SAS
5 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.49%) MS Office
4 2 (0.99%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (7.43%) Oracle Financials
2 12 (5.94%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (4.46%) SAP ERP
4 6 (2.97%) SAP CO
4 6 (2.97%) SAP FI
4 6 (2.97%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.49%) HFM
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.50%) BASE24
7 1 (0.50%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.50%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.50%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.50%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.95%) Internet
2 6 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.97%) Firewall
3 4 (1.98%) SSH
3 4 (1.98%) Network Security
3 4 (1.98%) DNS
3 4 (1.98%) LDAP
4 3 (1.49%) SAN
5 2 (0.99%) LAN
5 2 (0.99%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.99%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.99%) Telnet
6 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.50%) 2G
6 1 (0.50%) NAS
6 1 (0.50%) 4G
6 1 (0.50%) WAN
6 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.50%) ATM
6 1 (0.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.45%) QlikView
3 8 (3.96%) Snowflake Schema
4 7 (3.47%) Star Schema
4 7 (3.47%) Data Mining
4 7 (3.47%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.48%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.97%) LoadRunner
1 6 (2.97%) SpecFlow
2 5 (2.48%) JIRA
2 5 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.49%) Subversion
4 3 (1.49%) Maven
4 3 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.99%) Toad
6 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.50%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.50%) LSMW
6 1 (0.50%) Moq
6 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (9.41%) Retail
2 18 (8.91%) Manufacturing
3 14 (6.93%) Banking
4 10 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.47%) Legal
6 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.49%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.49%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Publishing
7 1 (0.50%) Billing
7 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 36 (17.82%) Analyst
2 34 (16.83%) Project Manager
3 28 (13.86%) Developer
4 20 (9.90%) Consultant
5 18 (8.91%) Architect
6 14 (6.93%) Senior Manager
7 13 (6.44%) Senior Project Manager
8 12 (5.94%) SAP Manager
9 10 (4.95%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (4.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 10 (4.95%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.47%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.97%) Systems Architect
11 6 (2.97%) SAP Consultant
11 6 (2.97%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) Team Leader
11 6 (2.97%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.97%) Test Consultant
12 5 (2.48%) SQL Developer
12 5 (2.48%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.95%) .NET
2 9 (4.46%) J2EE
2 9 (4.46%) Middleware
3 7 (3.47%) Spring
4 6 (2.97%) Gherkin
5 4 (1.98%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.98%) XML
6 3 (1.49%) CSS
6 3 (1.49%) HTML
6 3 (1.49%) Web Services
6 3 (1.49%) Java EE
7 2 (0.99%) Backbone.js
7 2 (0.99%) LAMP
7 2 (0.99%) Spine.js
7 2 (0.99%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.99%) HTML5 Boilerplate
7 2 (0.99%) jQuery
7 2 (0.99%) WAMP
8 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.94%) Visualisation
2 11 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.47%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.97%) User Experience
4 6 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.48%) PMI
5 5 (2.48%) NHS
5 5 (2.48%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.98%) Open Source
7 3 (1.49%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.99%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.99%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (0.99%) Economics
8 2 (0.99%) Statistics
8 2 (0.99%) SCADA
8 2 (0.99%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (0.99%) Clustering
9 1 (0.50%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.90%) Linux
2 12 (5.94%) Solaris
3 11 (5.45%) UNIX
4 8 (3.96%) Windows
5 4 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.99%) AIX
6 2 (0.99%) HPUX
6 2 (0.99%) VMS
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.50%) OS/400
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.31%) Project Management
3 30 (14.85%) ERP
4 21 (10.40%) Scrum
5 17 (8.42%) ETL
6 15 (7.43%) CRM
6 15 (7.43%) E-Commerce
7 14 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (6.44%) Analytics
9 12 (5.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (5.45%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.46%) Asset Management
12 9 (4.46%) Data Management
12 9 (4.46%) Software Testing
12 9 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.46%) Test Strategy
12 9 (4.46%) Coaching
13 8 (3.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.28%) SQL
2 19 (9.41%) Java
3 8 (3.96%) PL/SQL
4 7 (3.47%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.97%) Python
5 6 (2.97%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.98%) C
6 4 (1.98%) C++
6 4 (1.98%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.49%) Perl
8 2 (0.99%) VBA
8 2 (0.99%) VB
8 2 (0.99%) Bourne shell
8 2 (0.99%) C-shell
8 2 (0.99%) R
9 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.50%) ABAP
9 1 (0.50%) C#
9 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (5.94%) Degree
1 12 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.47%) ISEB
3 7 (3.47%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.48%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.49%) CCNP
7 2 (0.99%) CCDP
7 2 (0.99%) OCA
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.99%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.50%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.50%) RHCE
8 1 (0.50%) MCSE
8 1 (0.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.87%) QA
2 4 (1.98%) SLA
3 3 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.98%) vSphere
2 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.49%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (3.96%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (1.49%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (0.99%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.99%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.50%) SCOM
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (26.24%) Oracle
2 39 (19.31%) SAP
3 26 (12.87%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.43%) HP
5 14 (6.93%) Cisco
6 12 (5.94%) Tableau
7 9 (4.46%) F5
7 9 (4.46%) EMC
8 8 (3.96%) BMC
9 7 (3.47%) VMware
10 6 (2.97%) Planview
11 5 (2.48%) IBM
12 4 (1.98%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.49%) Cognos
13 3 (1.49%) Hyperion
13 3 (1.49%) Citrix
14 2 (0.99%) Juniper
14 2 (0.99%) Informatica
14 2 (0.99%) Dell
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