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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 76 69 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.21% 23.39% 21.60%
As % of the General category 73.79% 86.25% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 53 42
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +15.15%
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
103 80 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.52% 27.12% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 58 72
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £77.00 £39.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +8 11 £475 +35.71% 1
Chatham 0 9 £315 -33.68%
Maidstone +9 6 £400 +14.28% 3
Tonbridge +1 5 £460 +2.22% 2
West Malling - 5 £350 -
Folkestone -1 3 £92 -70.32% 1
Dartford +1 1 £120 -44.18%
Canterbury - 1 £450 -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 49 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (16.17%) SQL
3 36 (15.32%) .NET
4 30 (12.77%) Project Management
4 30 (12.77%) C#
5 27 (11.49%) Windows
6 25 (10.64%) DevOps
7 24 (10.21%) Java
8 23 (9.79%) Microsoft
8 23 (9.79%) SDLC
9 22 (9.36%) Software Engineering
10 21 (8.94%) Scrum
11 20 (8.51%) Banking
11 20 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
12 19 (8.09%) Investment Management
12 19 (8.09%) PowerShell
12 19 (8.09%) MS Excel
13 18 (7.66%) ITIL
13 18 (7.66%) PRINCE2
13 18 (7.66%) ISEB
13 18 (7.66%) MVC
13 18 (7.66%) ISTQB
13 18 (7.66%) PaaS
14 17 (7.23%) Cloud Foundry
14 17 (7.23%) Test Scripting
14 17 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (7.23%) JavaScript
14 17 (7.23%) SQL Server
15 16 (6.81%) TDD
15 16 (6.81%) Ruby

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 17 (7.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (5.11%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.70%) IIS
5 4 (1.70%) SAS
6 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.43%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (4.68%) MS Office
4 9 (3.83%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Sonata
3 1 (0.43%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.66%) PaaS
3 15 (6.38%) Heroku
4 13 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.98%) Office 365
6 5 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.40%) Firewall
2 5 (2.13%) AMQP
2 5 (2.13%) SAN
3 4 (1.70%) DNS
3 4 (1.70%) LAN
3 4 (1.70%) LDAP
3 4 (1.70%) WAN
4 3 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.85%) Internet
5 2 (0.85%) VPN
6 1 (0.43%) BGP
6 1 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
6 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.43%) IPv6
6 1 (0.43%) MPLS
6 1 (0.43%) OSPF
6 1 (0.43%) VLAN
6 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (4.26%) Redis
4 9 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.55%) DataStage
5 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.85%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (6.38%) JIRA
2 14 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.11%) HP UFT
4 11 (4.68%) TestComplete
5 7 (2.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (2.98%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.28%) Subversion
6 3 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.85%) Selenium
7 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.43%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (8.51%) Banking
2 12 (5.11%) Retail
3 9 (3.83%) Advertising
4 5 (2.13%) Legal
5 4 (1.70%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.70%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.70%) Marketing
6 3 (1.28%) Electronics
6 3 (1.28%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.85%) Back Office
7 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.85%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (32.34%) Analyst
2 50 (21.28%) Developer
3 40 (17.02%) Project Manager
4 32 (13.62%) Test Analyst
5 18 (7.66%) Software Engineer
6 16 (6.81%) Manual Test Analyst
7 15 (6.38%) Business Analyst
8 14 (5.96%) Service Analyst
8 14 (5.96%) SQL Developer
9 13 (5.53%) .NET Developer
9 13 (5.53%) Automation Test Analyst
9 13 (5.53%) Consultant
9 13 (5.53%) Infrastructure Manager
9 13 (5.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 12 (5.11%) Automation Tester
10 12 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.11%) Tester
11 11 (4.68%) Financial Analyst
11 11 (4.68%) Java Engineer
11 11 (4.68%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.32%) .NET
2 15 (6.38%) ASP.NET
2 15 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
3 14 (5.96%) HTML
4 11 (4.68%) CSS
5 9 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (3.83%) Web Services
6 8 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 7 (2.98%) .NET Framework
7 7 (2.98%) Spring
8 6 (2.55%) XML
9 5 (2.13%) JMS
9 5 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.13%) WCF
10 3 (1.28%) DHTML
10 3 (1.28%) Kafka
11 2 (0.85%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.85%) Gherkin
11 2 (0.85%) Swing
11 2 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.68%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.83%) Clustering
4 8 (3.40%) AS400
5 5 (2.13%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.28%) HACMP
7 3 (1.28%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.85%) Equities
8 2 (0.85%) PMI
8 2 (0.85%) Wiki
9 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.43%) Economics
9 1 (0.43%) User Experience
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.49%) Windows
2 11 (4.68%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.55%) Linux
3 6 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (2.55%) Unix
3 6 (2.55%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.85%) Solaris
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (12.77%) Project Management
3 25 (10.64%) DevOps
4 23 (9.79%) SDLC
5 22 (9.36%) Software Engineering
6 21 (8.94%) Scrum
7 19 (8.09%) Investment Management
8 18 (7.66%) ITIL
8 18 (7.66%) MVC
8 18 (7.66%) PRINCE2
9 17 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (7.23%) Test Scripting
10 16 (6.81%) Software Testing
10 16 (6.81%) TDD
11 15 (6.38%) Asset Management
11 15 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (5.96%) Test Strategy
13 12 (5.11%) Automated Testing
13 12 (5.11%) Change Management
13 12 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.17%) SQL
2 30 (12.77%) C#
3 24 (10.21%) Java
4 19 (8.09%) PowerShell
5 17 (7.23%) JavaScript
6 16 (6.81%) Ruby
7 14 (5.96%) Go
8 11 (4.68%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.26%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.83%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.70%) Perl
11 4 (1.70%) Python
12 3 (1.28%) VB
12 3 (1.28%) VBScript
13 1 (0.43%) PHP
13 1 (0.43%) RPG
13 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.43%) VBA
13 1 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (7.66%) ISEB
1 18 (7.66%) ISTQB
2 15 (6.38%) Degree
3 10 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.55%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (1.70%) PMP
6 2 (0.85%) CISA
6 2 (0.85%) CISM
6 2 (0.85%) CISSP
6 2 (0.85%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.85%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (0.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.43%) MCDST
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.83%) MiFID
2 8 (3.40%) FATCA
2 8 (3.40%) QA
3 6 (2.55%) SLA
4 4 (1.70%) UCITS
5 3 (1.28%) COBIT
5 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.83%) vSphere
3 8 (3.40%) Docker
4 4 (1.70%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.85%) NFS
6 2 (0.85%) vCloud
6 2 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.85%) XenApp
6 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.43%) Firmware
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (3.40%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.70%) SCCM
4 3 (1.28%) Puppet
5 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.85%) SCOM
6 1 (0.43%) Ansible
6 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.43%) OpenView
6 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.96%) Oracle
3 10 (4.26%) VMware
4 8 (3.40%) Citrix
4 8 (3.40%) ServiceNow
5 7 (2.98%) HP
6 4 (1.70%) SAP
7 3 (1.28%) Siebel
7 3 (1.28%) Veritas
8 2 (0.85%) Avaya
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco
8 2 (0.85%) Informatica
8 2 (0.85%) Infragistics
8 2 (0.85%) IronPort
8 2 (0.85%) NetApp
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.85%) Symantec
9 1 (0.43%) BMC
9 1 (0.43%) Juniper
9 1 (0.43%) New Relic
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