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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 116 178 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.30% 22.53% 15.71%
As % of the General category 41.88% 49.17% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 98 25
Average daily rate
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£475 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £212 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £709
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +145.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £30.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £30.00 £71.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
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
277 362 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.16% 45.82% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 187 100
Average daily rate £450 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 17
Average hourly rate £20.94 £15.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.27% -52.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -12 17 £350 -9.67% 10
Welwyn Garden City -4 8 £525 +31.25% 3
Hemel Hempstead +1 7 £300 -27.27%
St Albans +3 6 £625 +108.33% 4
Hertford -1 3 £525 +10.52%
Hitchin +7 2 £310 -23.92%
Stevenage -9 1 - -
Ware - 1 £425 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (20.71%) Project Management
2 39 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.70%) Java
3 32 (16.16%) Oracle
4 31 (15.66%) SQL
5 29 (14.65%) Windows
6 25 (12.63%) SAP
7 22 (11.11%) Linux
7 22 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 22 (11.11%) Firewall
7 22 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 21 (10.61%) Waterfall
9 20 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (9.60%) JavaScript
10 19 (9.60%) WebSphere
11 18 (9.09%) Retail
11 18 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (9.09%) ERP
12 17 (8.59%) IBM
12 17 (8.59%) Internet
13 16 (8.08%) PRINCE2
13 16 (8.08%) J2EE
13 16 (8.08%) Manufacturing
13 16 (8.08%) Change Management
14 15 (7.58%) JSP
15 14 (7.07%) CSS
15 14 (7.07%) .NET
15 14 (7.07%) E-Commerce
16 13 (6.57%) Migration
16 13 (6.57%) Data Centre

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (9.60%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.54%) WebSphere Portal
2 7 (3.54%) WebSphere Process Server
2 7 (3.54%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.03%) ArchestrA
4 4 (2.02%) Apache
5 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.01%) Lync
6 2 (1.01%) Node.js
6 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.01%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.51%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.04%) MS Office
3 5 (2.53%) MS Project
4 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.02%) SAP BPC
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.01%) Agresso
5 2 (1.01%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.01%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.11%) Firewall
2 17 (8.59%) Internet
3 11 (5.56%) SSL
4 9 (4.55%) SAN
5 8 (4.04%) LDAP
5 8 (4.04%) SSH
6 7 (3.54%) DNS
7 6 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.03%) Telnet
7 6 (3.03%) PuTTY
8 5 (2.53%) Network Security
9 4 (2.02%) LAN
10 3 (1.52%) GSM
10 3 (1.52%) WAN
10 3 (1.52%) Intranet
10 3 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.01%) NAS
11 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.01%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.02%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.02%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.02%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.52%) QlikView
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.01%) MySQL
8 1 (0.51%) MaxDB
8 1 (0.51%) Essbase
8 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.51%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Toad
2 3 (1.52%) JIRA
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.01%) Subversion
4 1 (0.51%) Maven
4 1 (0.51%) JUnit
4 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.51%) Selenium
4 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 18 (9.09%) Retail
3 16 (8.08%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.55%) Banking
5 6 (3.03%) Legal
5 6 (3.03%) Billing
6 5 (2.53%) Marketing
7 3 (1.52%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.52%) Electronics
7 3 (1.52%) Law
8 2 (1.01%) Advertising
8 2 (1.01%) Publishing
8 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.01%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.51%) Local Government
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 48 (24.24%) Project Manager
2 36 (18.18%) Developer
2 36 (18.18%) Analyst
3 21 (10.61%) Business Analyst
4 18 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.06%) Consultant
6 11 (5.56%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 11 (5.56%) E-Commerce Manager
7 10 (5.05%) Portal Developer
8 8 (4.04%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (4.04%) Senior Manager
9 7 (3.54%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (3.03%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (3.03%) WebSphere Developer
10 6 (3.03%) WebSphere Portal Developer
11 5 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (2.02%) Implementation Manager
12 4 (2.02%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.08%) J2EE
2 15 (7.58%) JSP
3 14 (7.07%) .NET
3 14 (7.07%) CSS
4 11 (5.56%) SAML
4 11 (5.56%) JSTL
5 9 (4.55%) Web Services
6 6 (3.03%) Spring
7 5 (2.53%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.53%) XML
8 4 (2.02%) HTML
9 3 (1.52%) Middleware
10 2 (1.01%) LAMP
10 2 (1.01%) jQuery
10 2 (1.01%) WAMP
10 2 (1.01%) Backbone.js
10 2 (1.01%) Spine.js
10 2 (1.01%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.01%) HTML5 Boilerplate
11 1 (0.51%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.57%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.03%) SCADA
4 6 (3.03%) FMCG
5 4 (2.02%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.02%) PMI
5 4 (2.02%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.52%) DTV
6 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.52%) Clustering
7 2 (1.01%) PKI
8 1 (0.51%) Statistics
8 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.51%) Life Science
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) iSeries
8 1 (0.51%) LPAR
8 1 (0.51%) Verilog
8 1 (0.51%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.65%) Windows
2 22 (11.11%) Linux
3 8 (4.04%) UNIX
4 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.02%) Solaris
4 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.51%) OS/400
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.71%) Project Management
2 39 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (10.61%) Waterfall
4 20 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (9.09%) ERP
6 16 (8.08%) PRINCE2
6 16 (8.08%) Change Management
7 14 (7.07%) E-Commerce
8 13 (6.57%) Migration
9 12 (6.06%) Time Management
10 11 (5.56%) Programme Management
10 11 (5.56%) ITIL
10 11 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.55%) CRM
12 9 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (4.04%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (4.04%) SDLC
14 7 (3.54%) Change Control
15 6 (3.03%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.70%) Java
2 31 (15.66%) SQL
3 19 (9.60%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.04%) C
5 5 (2.53%) C#
5 5 (2.53%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.53%) Python
6 4 (2.02%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.02%) Perl
7 2 (1.01%) C++
7 2 (1.01%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.01%) C-shell
7 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.01%) VB
7 2 (1.01%) ABAP
8 1 (0.51%) VBA
8 1 (0.51%) VBScript
8 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.05%) Degree
2 8 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.53%) OCA
3 5 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.02%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.52%) ISEB
5 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.01%) RHCE
6 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.51%) MCSE
7 1 (0.51%) PhD
7 1 (0.51%) ACCA
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.51%) HP ASE
7 1 (0.51%) APMP
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.03%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.51%) GCP
3 1 (0.51%) GMP
3 1 (0.51%) GLP
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.53%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.52%) vSphere
5 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.54%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 6 (3.03%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.01%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.01%) SCCM
3 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.51%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.51%) WSUS
4 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.51%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (16.16%) Oracle
2 25 (12.63%) SAP
3 22 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.59%) IBM
5 12 (6.06%) VMware
6 9 (4.55%) HP
7 7 (3.54%) Cisco
7 7 (3.54%) Citrix
8 6 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.03%) Wonderware
8 6 (3.03%) Allen-Bradley
8 6 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (2.02%) Tableau
9 4 (2.02%) hybris
9 4 (2.02%) Cognos
9 4 (2.02%) Sybase
10 3 (1.52%) Sun
10 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.01%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.01%) Dell
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