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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 101 93 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.08% 14.53% 18.61%
As % of the General category 47.20% 36.33% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 48 84
Median daily rate £441 £468 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.77% +14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £247 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -13.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +30.30%
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
214 256 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.08% 40.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 126 151
Median daily rate £438 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.68 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £39.30 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 28 £469 -1.31% 12
Hemel Hempstead +11 16 £468 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -9 4 £150 -66.66% 3
St Albans - 4 £325 - 4
Potters Bar +4 3 - -
Rickmansworth -6 3 £285 -30.60%
Letchworth - 3 £300 -
Stevenage 0 2 - -
Hitchin - 2 £330 -
Abbots Langley - 1 - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 64 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.29%) Scrum
3 41 (19.81%) Java
4 36 (17.39%) Project Management
5 32 (15.46%) Retail
6 30 (14.49%) Oracle
7 28 (13.53%) Microsoft
7 28 (13.53%) SQL
7 28 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (11.59%) SAP
8 24 (11.59%) Migration
9 23 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 21 (10.14%) PRINCE2
11 20 (9.66%) Programme Management
11 20 (9.66%) Security Cleared
12 19 (9.18%) TDD
12 19 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (9.18%) SQL Server
12 19 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (8.70%) SharePoint
13 18 (8.70%) Spring
14 17 (8.21%) Business Analysis
14 17 (8.21%) Selenium
14 17 (8.21%) Data Migration
14 17 (8.21%) Linux
15 16 (7.73%) Windows
15 16 (7.73%) E-Commerce
15 16 (7.73%) Risk Management
15 16 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (7.73%) BDD

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 18 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.83%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.86%) Confluence
5 7 (3.38%) Apache
5 7 (3.38%) IIS
5 7 (3.38%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.42%) CMS
7 3 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.45%) JBoss
7 3 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.76%) MS Office
3 11 (5.31%) MS Project
4 6 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.48%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (5.80%) SAP HR
2 6 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.45%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.97%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.48%) assyst
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.48%) Maximo
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.48%) Primavera
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI-AA
5 1 (0.48%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.93%) Office 365
2 2 (0.97%) Slack
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.42%) ATM
1 5 (2.42%) DNS
2 4 (1.93%) Firewall
2 4 (1.93%) FTP
2 4 (1.93%) Internet
3 3 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (1.45%) HTTP
3 3 (1.45%) LDAP
3 3 (1.45%) SSL
3 3 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.45%) WAN
3 3 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.97%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.97%) Intranet
4 2 (0.97%) MPLS
4 2 (0.97%) Wireless
5 1 (0.48%) IPsec
5 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.83%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.35%) MySQL
4 6 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (1.93%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.45%) OLTP
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.97%) MS Access
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.97%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.48%) DB2
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.48%) QlikView
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.21%) Selenium
2 13 (6.28%) Cucumber
2 13 (6.28%) JIRA
3 12 (5.80%) LSMW
4 11 (5.31%) WebDriver
5 10 (4.83%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.83%) JUnit
6 7 (3.38%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.90%) Maven
7 6 (2.90%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.42%) JBehave
9 4 (1.93%) JMeter
9 4 (1.93%) NUnit
9 4 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.45%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.45%) Protractor
10 3 (1.45%) Robot Framework
10 3 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (15.46%) Retail
2 12 (5.80%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.83%) Billing
4 10 (4.83%) Legal
5 7 (3.38%) Banking
5 7 (3.38%) Electronics
6 6 (2.90%) Marketing
7 5 (2.42%) Automotive
7 5 (2.42%) Games
8 4 (1.93%) Local Government
9 3 (1.45%) Back Office
9 3 (1.45%) Front Office
10 2 (0.97%) Advertising
10 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.97%) French Language
11 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (25.12%) Analyst
2 39 (18.84%) Developer
3 29 (14.01%) Project Manager
4 25 (12.08%) Business Analyst
5 22 (10.63%) Java Developer
6 12 (5.80%) Consultant
7 10 (4.83%) Architect
7 10 (4.83%) Programme Manager
8 9 (4.35%) E-Commerce Manager
8 9 (4.35%) Java Engineer
8 9 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (3.86%) Data Migration Specialist
9 8 (3.86%) HR Specialist
9 8 (3.86%) Migration Specialist
9 8 (3.86%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.86%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.38%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (3.38%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.70%) Spring
2 14 (6.76%) XML
3 12 (5.80%) BAPI
4 11 (5.31%) J2EE
5 9 (4.35%) HTML
6 8 (3.86%) Gherkin
6 8 (3.86%) Hibernate
7 7 (3.38%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.38%) Middleware
8 6 (2.90%) AWT
8 6 (2.90%) CSS
8 6 (2.90%) Regular Expression
8 6 (2.90%) RESTful
8 6 (2.90%) Swing
8 6 (2.90%) Web Services
9 5 (2.42%) .NET
9 5 (2.42%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (1.93%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.93%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.90%) NHS
4 5 (2.42%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.42%) e-Learning
4 5 (2.42%) EPoS
5 4 (1.93%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.45%) EFT
6 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.45%) PKI
7 2 (0.97%) Clustering
7 2 (0.97%) PMI
8 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Verilog
8 1 (0.48%) VHDL
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.21%) Linux
2 16 (7.73%) Windows
3 6 (2.90%) Unix
4 4 (1.93%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.45%) AIX
5 3 (1.45%) Solaris
5 3 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.29%) Scrum
3 36 (17.39%) Project Management
4 24 (11.59%) Migration
5 21 (10.14%) PRINCE2
6 20 (9.66%) Programme Management
7 19 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (9.18%) TDD
8 17 (8.21%) Business Analysis
8 17 (8.21%) Data Migration
9 16 (7.73%) BDD
9 16 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (7.73%) E-Commerce
9 16 (7.73%) Risk Management
10 14 (6.76%) Change Management
11 13 (6.28%) ITIL
12 12 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (5.80%) Data Cleansing
13 11 (5.31%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.81%) Java
2 28 (13.53%) SQL
3 9 (4.35%) Ruby
4 5 (2.42%) C
4 5 (2.42%) C#
4 5 (2.42%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.45%) Python
6 3 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.97%) VBA
8 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (9.66%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.31%) Degree
4 6 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.93%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (1.93%) CISM
5 4 (1.93%) CISSP
5 4 (1.93%) CLAS
5 4 (1.93%) CRISC
6 3 (1.45%) ACCA
6 3 (1.45%) ISEB
7 2 (0.97%) CCIE
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.48%) AAT
8 1 (0.48%) CIMA
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) MCSE
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.38%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) P3O
3 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.48%) SDET
3 1 (0.48%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.97%) Docker
4 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.38%) SCCM
2 6 (2.90%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.45%) OpenView
3 3 (1.45%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.97%) Ansible
4 2 (0.97%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) Aspera SmartTrack
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (14.49%) Oracle
2 28 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.59%) SAP
4 13 (6.28%) IBM
5 8 (3.86%) HP
6 6 (2.90%) VMware
7 5 (2.42%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.42%) Sybase
8 4 (1.93%) Cisco
8 4 (1.93%) hybris
8 4 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.93%) Sun
9 3 (1.45%) BMC
9 3 (1.45%) F5
9 3 (1.45%) NGA Human Resources
9 3 (1.45%) Northgate
9 3 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.97%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.97%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.97%) Juniper
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago