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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 180 82 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.67% 15.68% 14.72%
As % of the General category 49.05% 39.42% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 25 70
Average daily rate
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£385 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £226 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £709 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.20 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% +10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
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
367 208 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.22% 39.77% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 101 203
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 11
Average hourly rate £15.25 £32.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.34% +11.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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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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 +1 42 £388 +14.81% 17
Rickmansworth -3 21 £375 +114.28%
Hemel Hempstead -4 11 £413 -35.29% 8
Stevenage +3 6 £258 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £400 - 2
St Albans +5 4 £300 -33.33% 1
Hitchin -7 2 £408 -33.73% 4
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - - 1
Letchworth - 1 £325 - 2
Potters Bar - 1 £525 -
Harpenden - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Kings Langley - - - - 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 110 (35.95%) SQL
2 84 (27.45%) Oracle
3 67 (21.90%) Retail
4 66 (21.57%) Java
5 57 (18.63%) Manufacturing
6 54 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 51 (16.67%) Project Management
8 42 (13.73%) UNIX
9 39 (12.75%) HTML
10 37 (12.09%) JavaScript
11 36 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 34 (11.11%) XML
13 33 (10.78%) Windows
13 33 (10.78%) Web Services
14 32 (10.46%) J2EE
15 29 (9.48%) Linux
15 29 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
15 29 (9.48%) Telecoms
15 29 (9.48%) Spring
15 29 (9.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (8.82%) IBM
16 27 (8.82%) Analytics
17 26 (8.50%) SharePoint
18 25 (8.17%) CSS
19 24 (7.84%) .NET
20 23 (7.52%) JSP
20 23 (7.52%) WebSphere
21 22 (7.19%) Security Cleared
21 22 (7.19%) SAP
21 22 (7.19%) PL/SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.52%) WebSphere
3 19 (6.21%) MQSeries
4 14 (4.58%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.25%) WebLogic
6 11 (3.59%) SAS
7 10 (3.27%) Apache
8 7 (2.29%) CMS
8 7 (2.29%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.29%) IIS
8 7 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.29%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.33%) JCAPS
13 1 (0.33%) TPMS
Applications
1 18 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.58%) Photoshop
3 11 (3.59%) MS Office
4 10 (3.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.96%) OmniGraffle
5 6 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.96%) SPSS
6 5 (1.63%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.31%) MS Project
8 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.98%) SAP PS
2 3 (0.98%) Tridion
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.33%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) SaaS
1 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.27%) HTTP
2 9 (2.94%) Internet
3 6 (1.96%) LAN
4 5 (1.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.31%) SAN
6 3 (0.98%) FTP
6 3 (0.98%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.33%) Intranet
7 1 (0.33%) Firewall
7 1 (0.33%) SMS
7 1 (0.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 16 (5.23%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.90%) MySQL
5 15 (4.90%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.59%) DB2
7 10 (3.27%) Oracle ODI
8 9 (2.94%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.61%) Sybase ASE
10 6 (1.96%) DbVisualizer
10 6 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.63%) OLAP
11 5 (1.63%) JasperReports
11 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.98%) DataStage
13 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (6.21%) Eclipse
2 18 (5.88%) Ant
2 18 (5.88%) JUnit
3 15 (4.90%) Subversion
4 11 (3.59%) Maven
5 10 (3.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (2.61%) Log4j
7 7 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.96%) Mockito
8 6 (1.96%) Axure RP
8 6 (1.96%) Selenium
8 6 (1.96%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.96%) LoadRunner
8 6 (1.96%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.98%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 3 (0.98%) JIRA
10 2 (0.65%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (21.90%) Retail
2 57 (18.63%) Manufacturing
3 29 (9.48%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.58%) Marketing
4 14 (4.58%) Banking
5 13 (4.25%) Legal
6 9 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.31%) Billing
7 4 (1.31%) Back Office
8 2 (0.65%) German Language
8 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 83 (27.12%) Developer
2 60 (19.61%) Analyst
3 40 (13.07%) Architect
4 38 (12.42%) Business Analyst
5 28 (9.15%) Project Manager
6 26 (8.50%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.21%) Consultant
8 14 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.25%) Senior Business Analyst
9 13 (4.25%) Systems Architect
10 10 (3.27%) Tester
11 9 (2.94%) Service Manager
11 9 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
12 8 (2.61%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (2.61%) SQL Developer
12 8 (2.61%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (2.61%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.29%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.29%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.75%) HTML
2 34 (11.11%) XML
3 33 (10.78%) Web Services
4 32 (10.46%) J2EE
5 29 (9.48%) Spring
6 25 (8.17%) CSS
7 24 (7.84%) .NET
8 23 (7.52%) JSP
9 21 (6.86%) Hibernate
10 15 (4.90%) Ajax
11 14 (4.58%) REST
11 14 (4.58%) SOAP
12 11 (3.59%) JMS
12 11 (3.59%) XHTML
12 11 (3.59%) JSON
13 9 (2.94%) JDBC
13 9 (2.94%) HTML5
14 8 (2.61%) XMLBeans
14 8 (2.61%) Servlets
14 8 (2.61%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.94%) Mathematics
2 8 (2.61%) Web 2.0
2 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.61%) W3C
3 6 (1.96%) PKI
4 5 (1.63%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.63%) Replication
5 4 (1.31%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.31%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.31%) NHS
6 3 (0.98%) EPoS
6 3 (0.98%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.98%) Statistics
6 3 (0.98%) FMCG
7 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.33%) DTV
8 1 (0.33%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.33%) IVR
8 1 (0.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.73%) UNIX
2 33 (10.78%) Windows
3 29 (9.48%) Linux
4 18 (5.88%) Solaris
5 9 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.61%) HPUX
7 6 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.63%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.31%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.31%) Android
9 4 (1.31%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.65%) AIX
10 2 (0.65%) SUSE
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.65%) E-Commerce
2 51 (16.67%) Project Management
3 29 (9.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 27 (8.82%) Analytics
5 21 (6.86%) ITIL
5 21 (6.86%) ETL
5 21 (6.86%) Waterfall
6 20 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (5.88%) Change Management
9 17 (5.56%) ERP
9 17 (5.56%) Risk Management
10 16 (5.23%) Asset Management
10 16 (5.23%) Data Security
10 16 (5.23%) OO
11 15 (4.90%) PRINCE2
12 14 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (4.58%) Time Management
12 14 (4.58%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (35.95%) SQL
2 66 (21.57%) Java
3 37 (12.09%) JavaScript
4 22 (7.19%) PL/SQL
5 20 (6.54%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.94%) VB
7 8 (2.61%) XPath
8 5 (1.63%) Perl
9 4 (1.31%) VB6
9 4 (1.31%) Python
10 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.98%) C#
10 3 (0.98%) SAS Macro
10 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.33%) JCL
11 1 (0.33%) Delphi
11 1 (0.33%) PHP
11 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (7.19%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.56%) ISEB
2 17 (5.56%) Degree
3 16 (5.23%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.29%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.63%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.65%) APMP
8 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.33%) MBA
9 1 (0.33%) PMP
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.33%) HND
9 1 (0.33%) MCSE
9 1 (0.33%) MCSA
9 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.59%) QA
2 7 (2.29%) SLA
3 5 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) GAAP
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.65%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.33%) vCloud
5 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.29%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 84 (27.45%) Oracle
2 27 (8.82%) IBM
3 22 (7.19%) SAP
4 19 (6.21%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.25%) Sybase
6 12 (3.92%) Teradata
7 8 (2.61%) Interwoven
7 8 (2.61%) HP
8 7 (2.29%) VMware
8 7 (2.29%) Sun
8 7 (2.29%) Informatica
9 6 (1.96%) NetApp
9 6 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.63%) Citrix
11 4 (1.31%) Cognos
11 4 (1.31%) Adobe
11 4 (1.31%) CommVault
11 4 (1.31%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.98%) Tableau
12 3 (0.98%) ATG
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £500 - £630 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £600 - £630 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £260.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Required IT
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago