The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 83 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.78% 19.78% 19.57%
As % of the General category 74.77% 76.06% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 39 36
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £303 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £528 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
- +0.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.94%
Finance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
111 71 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 34.47% 26.01% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 46 62
Median daily rate £445 £398 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £311 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £525 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £77.00 £26.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Kent region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Kent region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Chatham -1 12 £180 -62.10% 1
Tunbridge Wells +8 10 £328 -12.66%
Tonbridge 0 7 £494 +3.94% 3
Maidstone +5 4 £400 +14.28% 2
West Malling - 4 £350 -
Folkestone -2 2 £92 -70.32% 2
Canterbury - 1 £450 -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Finance.

1 44 (17.74%) SQL
1 44 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (15.73%) .NET
3 32 (12.90%) Project Management
4 31 (12.50%) DevOps
5 30 (12.10%) Java
5 30 (12.10%) C#
6 29 (11.69%) Microsoft
7 28 (11.29%) Windows
8 26 (10.48%) Software Engineering
8 26 (10.48%) SDLC
9 25 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (9.27%) PowerShell
11 22 (8.87%) PaaS
11 22 (8.87%) Scrum
12 21 (8.47%) TDD
12 21 (8.47%) Banking
12 21 (8.47%) Active Directory
12 21 (8.47%) ISEB
12 21 (8.47%) Cloud Foundry
12 21 (8.47%) Test Scripting
12 21 (8.47%) ISTQB
13 20 (8.06%) Investment Management
13 20 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (7.66%) MS Excel
14 19 (7.66%) Ruby
15 18 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (7.26%) Heroku
15 18 (7.26%) SQL Server
15 18 (7.26%) Asset Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 21 (8.47%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (6.45%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.23%) IIS
4 7 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.02%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.61%) SAS
7 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.40%) Apache
8 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (4.03%) MS Office
4 7 (2.82%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (8.87%) PaaS
3 18 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (7.26%) Heroku
4 7 (2.82%) Office 365
5 5 (2.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.44%) DNS
1 11 (4.44%) Firewall
1 11 (4.44%) LDAP
2 8 (3.23%) SAN
3 6 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.02%) AMQP
4 5 (2.02%) DHCP
5 4 (1.61%) LAN
5 4 (1.61%) VPN
5 4 (1.61%) WAN
6 3 (1.21%) VLAN
7 1 (0.40%) BGP
7 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.40%) Internet
7 1 (0.40%) Intranet
7 1 (0.40%) IPv6
7 1 (0.40%) Network Security
7 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (4.84%) Redis
4 9 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.42%) DataStage
5 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.02%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.21%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (6.45%) JIRA
2 15 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.24%) HP UFT
4 11 (4.44%) TestComplete
5 8 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.21%) Selenium
6 3 (1.21%) Subversion
6 3 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.81%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.81%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.40%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (8.47%) Banking
2 12 (4.84%) Retail
3 7 (2.82%) Advertising
4 5 (2.02%) Legal
4 5 (2.02%) Marketing
5 4 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.21%) Back Office
6 3 (1.21%) Electronics
6 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.21%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.81%) Games
7 2 (0.81%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 86 (34.68%) Analyst
2 45 (18.15%) Developer
3 43 (17.34%) Test Analyst
4 39 (15.73%) Project Manager
5 20 (8.06%) Financial Analyst
5 20 (8.06%) Service Analyst
5 20 (8.06%) Software Engineer
6 17 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 16 (6.45%) Manual Test Analyst
8 15 (6.05%) Consultant
8 15 (6.05%) SQL Developer
9 13 (5.24%) Automation Test Analyst
9 13 (5.24%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.24%) Java Engineer
10 12 (4.84%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 12 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
10 12 (4.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 12 (4.84%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.73%) .NET
2 17 (6.85%) RabbitMQ
3 14 (5.65%) ASP.NET
3 14 (5.65%) HTML
4 13 (5.24%) Web Services
5 11 (4.44%) CSS
6 10 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 8 (3.23%) Spring
8 7 (2.82%) .NET Framework
8 7 (2.82%) XML
9 5 (2.02%) JMS
9 5 (2.02%) Kafka
9 5 (2.02%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.02%) WCF
10 3 (1.21%) DHTML
10 3 (1.21%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.21%) Swing
11 2 (0.81%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.24%) Clustering
3 10 (4.03%) AS400
3 10 (4.03%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.23%) HACMP
5 5 (2.02%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.21%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.21%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.81%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.81%) Equities
8 2 (0.81%) Wiki
9 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.40%) Economics
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.29%) Windows
2 15 (6.05%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.24%) Unix
4 11 (4.44%) Linux
4 11 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.42%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.21%) Solaris
7 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.81%) AIX
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (12.90%) Project Management
3 31 (12.50%) DevOps
4 26 (10.48%) SDLC
4 26 (10.48%) Software Engineering
5 22 (8.87%) Scrum
6 21 (8.47%) TDD
6 21 (8.47%) Test Scripting
7 20 (8.06%) Investment Management
8 18 (7.26%) Asset Management
8 18 (7.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (6.85%) MVC
9 17 (6.85%) Software Testing
9 17 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (6.85%) Test Strategy
10 15 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (5.65%) Automated Testing
11 14 (5.65%) Change Management
11 14 (5.65%) Integration Testing
12 13 (5.24%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.74%) SQL
2 30 (12.10%) C#
2 30 (12.10%) Java
3 23 (9.27%) PowerShell
4 19 (7.66%) Ruby
5 16 (6.45%) Go
6 13 (5.24%) Bash Shell
6 13 (5.24%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.24%) Perl
7 11 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.03%) Python
9 8 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.61%) VB
11 3 (1.21%) VBScript
12 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.40%) PHP
13 1 (0.40%) VBA
13 1 (0.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (8.47%) ISEB
1 21 (8.47%) ISTQB
2 16 (6.45%) Degree
3 11 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.61%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.61%) PMP
5 2 (0.81%) CISA
5 2 (0.81%) CISM
5 2 (0.81%) CISSP
5 2 (0.81%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.81%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (0.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.40%) MCDST
6 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.63%) MiFID
1 9 (3.63%) QA
2 8 (3.23%) FATCA
3 5 (2.02%) SLA
4 4 (1.61%) UCITS
5 3 (1.21%) COBIT
5 3 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.84%) vSphere
3 10 (4.03%) Docker
4 8 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (2.42%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.02%) NFS
7 3 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.21%) vCloud
7 3 (1.21%) XenApp
7 3 (1.21%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.21%) XenServer
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.40%) Firmware
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (4.03%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.23%) Puppet
2 8 (3.23%) SCCM
3 6 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.42%) SCOM
4 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (2.02%) SCOrch
4 5 (2.02%) WSUS
5 4 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.21%) Ansible
6 3 (1.21%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.81%) OpenView
7 2 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.05%) VMware
3 13 (5.24%) Oracle
4 10 (4.03%) Citrix
4 10 (4.03%) HP
5 8 (3.23%) Veritas
6 4 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.61%) SAP
7 3 (1.21%) Dell
7 3 (1.21%) Siebel
7 3 (1.21%) Symantec
8 2 (0.81%) Cisco
8 2 (0.81%) Informatica
8 2 (0.81%) IronPort
8 2 (0.81%) NetApp
8 2 (0.81%) New Relic
8 2 (0.81%) Splunk
9 1 (0.40%) Aruba
9 1 (0.40%) Ektron
9 1 (0.40%) F5
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