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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 116 46 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.10% 18.33% 23.53%
As % of the General category 85.93% 67.65% 59.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 30 48
Median daily rate £450 £398 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £304 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £528 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £170.00 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1788.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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
135 68 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 36.19% 27.09% 39.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 41 70
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £307 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £170.00 £37.62 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+351.88% +121.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Tunbridge Wells +7 15 £375 +11.94%
Chatham -1 15 £180 -62.10%
Tonbridge +2 10 £613 +25.64% 1
Maidstone +3 5 £400 - 2
Folkestone -1 3 £318 +245.10% 2
Stansted - 2 - -
West Malling - 2 £400 -
Canterbury - 1 £450 - 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 46 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.18%) SQL
3 38 (15.77%) .NET
4 36 (14.94%) Java
5 31 (12.86%) Project Management
5 31 (12.86%) DevOps
6 28 (11.62%) Microsoft
7 26 (10.79%) C#
7 26 (10.79%) Software Engineering
8 25 (10.37%) Windows
8 25 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (9.96%) SDLC
9 24 (9.96%) TDD
10 22 (9.13%) Scrum
10 22 (9.13%) PaaS
11 21 (8.71%) Cloud Foundry
11 21 (8.71%) ISEB
12 20 (8.30%) Active Directory
12 20 (8.30%) Banking
12 20 (8.30%) Test Scripting
13 19 (7.88%) ISTQB
13 19 (7.88%) Ruby
13 19 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (7.47%) Asset Management
14 18 (7.47%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (7.47%) Heroku
14 18 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (7.05%) Investment Management
15 17 (7.05%) PowerShell
15 17 (7.05%) Apache Cassandra

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 (8.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (6.64%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.32%) IIS
4 6 (2.49%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.66%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.66%) SAS
7 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.32%) MS Office
4 6 (2.49%) MS Project
5 5 (2.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (9.13%) PaaS
3 18 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (7.47%) Heroku
4 6 (2.49%) Office 365
5 5 (2.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.56%) DNS
1 11 (4.56%) Firewall
1 11 (4.56%) LDAP
2 8 (3.32%) SAN
3 5 (2.07%) AMQP
3 5 (2.07%) DHCP
3 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.66%) VPN
5 3 (1.24%) LAN
5 3 (1.24%) VLAN
5 3 (1.24%) WAN
6 1 (0.41%) BGP
6 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.41%) IPv6
6 1 (0.41%) MPLS
6 1 (0.41%) Network Security
6 1 (0.41%) OSPF
6 1 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (5.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.98%) Redis
4 8 (3.32%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.49%) DataStage
5 6 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.07%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.24%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.83%) Big Data
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (5.81%) JIRA
3 13 (5.39%) HP UFT
4 11 (4.56%) TestComplete
5 8 (3.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (3.32%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.66%) Subversion
6 4 (1.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.24%) Selenium
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.83%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.83%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.41%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (8.30%) Banking
2 11 (4.56%) Retail
3 6 (2.49%) Advertising
4 5 (2.07%) Legal
4 5 (2.07%) Marketing
5 4 (1.66%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.24%) Electronics
6 3 (1.24%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.24%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Back Office
7 2 (0.83%) Games
7 2 (0.83%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 81 (33.61%) Analyst
2 51 (21.16%) Developer
3 41 (17.01%) Test Analyst
4 39 (16.18%) Project Manager
5 22 (9.13%) Financial Analyst
6 21 (8.71%) Service Analyst
7 20 (8.30%) Software Engineer
8 19 (7.88%) Java Developer
9 17 (7.05%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (6.64%) Business Analyst
10 16 (6.64%) SQL Developer
11 14 (5.81%) Manual Test Analyst
12 13 (5.39%) Consultant
12 13 (5.39%) Java Engineer
13 12 (4.98%) C# Developer
13 12 (4.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure Manager
13 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 12 (4.98%) Tester
14 11 (4.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.77%) .NET
2 17 (7.05%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (6.22%) HTML
3 15 (6.22%) Web Services
4 13 (5.39%) ASP.NET
4 13 (5.39%) Spring
5 11 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (4.56%) CSS
6 8 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 8 (3.32%) XML
7 7 (2.90%) .NET Framework
7 7 (2.90%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.90%) Java EE
8 6 (2.49%) Dojo
8 6 (2.49%) JSON
8 6 (2.49%) REST
8 6 (2.49%) Spring Integration
8 6 (2.49%) Swing
9 5 (2.07%) JMS
9 5 (2.07%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.15%) Clustering
3 9 (3.73%) AS400
4 8 (3.32%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.32%) HACMP
5 5 (2.07%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.24%) Grid Computing
6 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.83%) Wiki
8 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.41%) Economics
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.37%) Windows
2 15 (6.22%) Unix
3 14 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.39%) Linux
4 13 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.66%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.24%) Solaris
6 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.83%) AIX
8 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (12.86%) DevOps
2 31 (12.86%) Project Management
3 26 (10.79%) Software Engineering
4 24 (9.96%) SDLC
4 24 (9.96%) TDD
5 22 (9.13%) Scrum
6 20 (8.30%) Test Scripting
7 18 (7.47%) Asset Management
7 18 (7.47%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (7.05%) Investment Management
8 17 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (7.05%) Test Strategy
9 16 (6.64%) MVC
9 16 (6.64%) Software Testing
10 14 (5.81%) Automated Testing
10 14 (5.81%) Change Management
10 14 (5.81%) Integration Testing
11 13 (5.39%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (5.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.18%) SQL
2 36 (14.94%) Java
3 26 (10.79%) C#
4 19 (7.88%) Ruby
5 17 (7.05%) PowerShell
6 16 (6.64%) Go
7 14 (5.81%) JavaScript
8 13 (5.39%) Bash Shell
8 13 (5.39%) Perl
9 10 (4.15%) Python
10 9 (3.73%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.32%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.07%) VB
13 4 (1.66%) VBScript
14 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.41%) Delphi
15 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.41%) PHP
15 1 (0.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (8.71%) ISEB
2 19 (7.88%) ISTQB
3 15 (6.22%) Degree
4 9 (3.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.07%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.07%) PMP
6 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.41%) CCNA
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.41%) MCP
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.73%) MiFID
1 9 (3.73%) QA
2 8 (3.32%) FATCA
3 4 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.66%) SLA
3 4 (1.66%) UCITS
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (8.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.98%) vSphere
3 10 (4.15%) Docker
4 8 (3.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (2.49%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.07%) NFS
6 5 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.24%) vCloud
7 3 (1.24%) XenApp
7 3 (1.24%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.24%) XenServer
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.41%) Firmware
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.32%) Puppet
3 7 (2.90%) SCCM
4 6 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.49%) SCOM
5 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (2.07%) SCOrch
5 5 (2.07%) WSUS
6 3 (1.24%) Ansible
6 3 (1.24%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.83%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.83%) OpenView
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.64%) Oracle
3 15 (6.22%) VMware
4 10 (4.15%) Citrix
4 10 (4.15%) HP
5 8 (3.32%) Veritas
6 6 (2.49%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.24%) Dell
7 3 (1.24%) SAP
7 3 (1.24%) Siebel
7 3 (1.24%) Symantec
8 2 (0.83%) Cisco
8 2 (0.83%) Informatica
8 2 (0.83%) IronPort
8 2 (0.83%) NetApp
8 2 (0.83%) New Relic
8 2 (0.83%) Splunk
9 1 (0.41%) Aruba
9 1 (0.41%) Ektron
9 1 (0.41%) F5
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