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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 85 128 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.22% 16.84% 17.05%
As % of the General category 36.17% 40.63% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 47
Average daily rate
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£438 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £534 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.25 - £12.55
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 - £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 - £13.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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
235 315 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.55% 41.45% 50.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 160 167
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 8
Average hourly rate £23.25 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.00 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.50 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Hemel Hempstead +7 10 £463 -13.55% 3
Rickmansworth +3 10 £425 +9.32% 3
Watford -18 8 £475 +31.94% 10
St Albans +5 6 £525 +228.12% 4
Welwyn Garden City +6 4 £370 -4.51% 1
Stevenage 0 3 - - 1
Borehamwood - 1 £700 -
Broxbourne - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Waltham Cross - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 55 (25.82%) Oracle
2 54 (25.35%) SQL
3 49 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (20.19%) Project Management
5 41 (19.25%) SAP
6 29 (13.62%) Scrum
6 29 (13.62%) QA
7 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
7 28 (13.15%) ERP
8 21 (9.86%) Java
9 19 (8.92%) Linux
10 18 (8.45%) Banking
11 17 (7.98%) CRM
11 17 (7.98%) SQL Server
11 17 (7.98%) Cisco
12 16 (7.51%) .NET
12 16 (7.51%) MS Excel
12 16 (7.51%) ETL
12 16 (7.51%) Retail
13 15 (7.04%) E-Commerce
13 15 (7.04%) HP
13 15 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (6.57%) Analytics
14 14 (6.57%) BDD
14 14 (6.57%) PRINCE2
14 14 (6.57%) UNIX
14 14 (6.57%) Solaris
15 13 (6.10%) Migration
15 13 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (6.10%) Oracle Financials

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.69%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.35%) Apache
4 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.94%) Node.js
5 2 (0.94%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.41%) MS Office
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (6.10%) Oracle Financials
2 12 (5.63%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (4.69%) SAP ERP
4 6 (2.82%) SAP CO
4 6 (2.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (2.82%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.41%) HFM
5 3 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.47%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.47%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.47%) BASE24
7 1 (0.47%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) Internet
2 4 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.88%) Network Security
3 3 (1.41%) DNS
3 3 (1.41%) SMS
3 3 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (1.41%) Firewall
4 2 (0.94%) SSH
4 2 (0.94%) LDAP
5 1 (0.47%) ATM
5 1 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) VLAN
5 1 (0.47%) SAN
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.47%) NAS
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.16%) QlikView
4 9 (4.23%) Snowflake Schema
4 9 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.76%) Star Schema
6 7 (3.29%) Data Mining
6 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.82%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.88%) MySQL
9 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.94%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (3.76%) SpecFlow
2 7 (3.29%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (3.29%) Subversion
2 7 (3.29%) Maven
3 6 (2.82%) JIRA
3 6 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.82%) LoadRunner
4 5 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.88%) Ant
5 4 (1.88%) JUnit
5 4 (1.88%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.88%) IntelliJ
5 4 (1.88%) Mockito
6 3 (1.41%) Selenium
6 3 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.94%) Moq
7 2 (0.94%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.47%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.47%) LSMW
General
1 18 (8.45%) Banking
2 16 (7.51%) Retail
3 12 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.16%) Legal
5 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.41%) Law
7 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (18.78%) Project Manager
2 39 (18.31%) Analyst
3 35 (16.43%) Developer
4 22 (10.33%) Consultant
5 21 (9.86%) Architect
6 14 (6.57%) Senior Manager
7 13 (6.10%) Senior Project Manager
7 13 (6.10%) SAP Manager
8 12 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 12 (5.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 10 (4.69%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.23%) Systems Architect
10 9 (4.23%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.76%) Test Consultant
12 7 (3.29%) Team Leader
13 6 (2.82%) SAP Consultant
14 5 (2.35%) Data Analyst
14 5 (2.35%) Oracle Developer
14 5 (2.35%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.35%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.51%) .NET
2 13 (6.10%) Middleware
3 10 (4.69%) Spring
4 8 (3.76%) XML
4 8 (3.76%) Gherkin
5 7 (3.29%) CSS
5 7 (3.29%) SOAP
5 7 (3.29%) Web Services
5 7 (3.29%) HTML
6 6 (2.82%) J2EE
6 6 (2.82%) REST
7 4 (1.88%) Ajax
7 4 (1.88%) JDBC
7 4 (1.88%) Oracle ADF
8 3 (1.41%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.41%) JSP
8 3 (1.41%) Java EE
8 3 (1.41%) JSON
8 3 (1.41%) WCF
9 2 (0.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.16%) Visualisation
1 11 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.29%) Data Integration
2 7 (3.29%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.82%) NHS
3 6 (2.82%) Open Source
3 6 (2.82%) User Experience
4 4 (1.88%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.41%) IVR
5 3 (1.41%) PMI
5 3 (1.41%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.94%) EMV
6 2 (0.94%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (0.94%) Replication
6 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.94%) Applied Mathematics
6 2 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.92%) Linux
2 14 (6.57%) UNIX
2 14 (6.57%) Solaris
3 4 (1.88%) Windows
4 2 (0.94%) AIX
4 2 (0.94%) HPUX
4 2 (0.94%) VMS
4 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.19%) Project Management
3 29 (13.62%) Scrum
4 28 (13.15%) ERP
5 17 (7.98%) CRM
6 16 (7.51%) ETL
7 15 (7.04%) E-Commerce
7 15 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (6.57%) Analytics
8 14 (6.57%) BDD
8 14 (6.57%) PRINCE2
9 13 (6.10%) Migration
9 13 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (5.63%) Asset Management
10 12 (5.63%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (5.16%) Data Management
11 11 (5.16%) Software Testing
11 11 (5.16%) Test Strategy
12 10 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.35%) SQL
2 21 (9.86%) Java
3 10 (4.69%) JavaScript
3 10 (4.69%) PL/SQL
4 7 (3.29%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.35%) C#
5 5 (2.35%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.88%) Python
7 2 (0.94%) VBA
7 2 (0.94%) Bourne shell
7 2 (0.94%) C-shell
7 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.94%) R
7 2 (0.94%) VBScript
7 2 (0.94%) C++
7 2 (0.94%) Perl
8 1 (0.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.16%) ISEB
3 9 (4.23%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.76%) Degree
4 8 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.88%) CCNP
6 3 (1.41%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.94%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.94%) CCDP
8 1 (0.47%) CIMA
8 1 (0.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.62%) QA
2 3 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.88%) vSphere
2 3 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.23%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (25.82%) Oracle
2 41 (19.25%) SAP
3 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.98%) Cisco
5 15 (7.04%) HP
6 11 (5.16%) F5
6 11 (5.16%) Tableau
7 10 (4.69%) EMC
8 9 (4.23%) BMC
9 8 (3.76%) Planview
10 6 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.35%) VMware
12 3 (1.41%) Dell
12 3 (1.41%) NetApp
12 3 (1.41%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.94%) Informatica
13 2 (0.94%) Citrix
13 2 (0.94%) Juniper
13 2 (0.94%) Sun
13 2 (0.94%) Cognos
Watford
Volaris
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ECS
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 22 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £130.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago