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 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 63 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.58% 22.27% 14.79%
As % of the General category 65.63% 77.46% 55.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 29
Median daily rate £380 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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
96 71 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.51% 28.74% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 57 48
Median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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 3 December 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 3 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
Tunbridge Wells 0 9 £350 +1.44% 1
Maidstone +6 3 £420 +25.37% 1
West Malling - 3 - -
Chatham +1 2 £525 +191.66%
Sevenoaks -2 2 £380 -20.00%
Stansted - 2 - -
Tonbridge 0 1 £550 +10.00% 1
Dartford - 1 £120 - 1
Dover - 1 £275 -
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 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 Kent region with a requirement for Finance.

1 34 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 25 (18.80%) SQL
4 21 (15.79%) Windows
5 19 (14.29%) Project Management
6 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
7 15 (11.28%) PRINCE2
7 15 (11.28%) .NET
7 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
8 14 (10.53%) MS Office
8 14 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 14 (10.53%) Banking
9 13 (9.77%) Degree
9 13 (9.77%) VMware
10 12 (9.02%) Active Directory
10 12 (9.02%) Windows Server
11 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (8.27%) C#
11 11 (8.27%) HTML
11 11 (8.27%) Java
11 11 (8.27%) Migration
11 11 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (7.52%) ITIL
12 10 (7.52%) ETL
13 9 (6.77%) MS Visio
13 9 (6.77%) MCSE
13 9 (6.77%) CSS
13 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (6.77%) TOGAF

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 7 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (4.51%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.53%) MS Office
3 9 (6.77%) MS Visio
4 8 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.76%) MS Project
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.75%) InDesign
6 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.50%) Sonata
2 1 (0.75%) HFM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.75%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.75%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.02%) PaaS
3 7 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.26%) Heroku
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) Internet
2 4 (3.01%) DNS
3 2 (1.50%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.50%) LAN
3 2 (1.50%) VPN
3 2 (1.50%) WAN
4 1 (0.75%) 3G
4 1 (0.75%) Intranet
4 1 (0.75%) PPP
4 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (5.26%) Redis
4 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.75%) Essbase
8 1 (0.75%) Hyperion Smart View
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) JIRA
1 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.50%) Subversion
3 2 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.75%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.75%) LSMW
General
1 14 (10.53%) Banking
2 6 (4.51%) Advertising
3 5 (3.76%) Retail
4 3 (2.26%) Legal
4 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.26%) Marketing
4 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.50%) Back Office
5 2 (1.50%) Electronics
5 2 (1.50%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (24.81%) Developer
2 30 (22.56%) Analyst
3 23 (17.29%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.27%) Architect
5 9 (6.77%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.77%) Service Analyst
5 9 (6.77%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (6.02%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) DBA
8 6 (4.51%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (4.51%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.51%) ServiceNow Developer
8 6 (4.51%) SQL DBA
8 6 (4.51%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.28%) .NET
2 11 (8.27%) HTML
3 9 (6.77%) CSS
4 8 (6.02%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (6.02%) Web Services
5 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.26%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.26%) Entity Framework
6 3 (2.26%) XML
7 2 (1.50%) ADO.NET
7 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.50%) DHTML
7 2 (1.50%) WinForms
7 2 (1.50%) WPF
8 1 (0.75%) CSS3
8 1 (0.75%) HTML5
8 1 (0.75%) JSON
8 1 (0.75%) LINQ
8 1 (0.75%) ODBC
8 1 (0.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.01%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.01%) PMI
2 4 (3.01%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.26%) AS400
3 3 (2.26%) Clustering
3 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.50%) Equities
5 1 (0.75%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.75%) Informatics
5 1 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.75%) Statistics
5 1 (0.75%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Windows
2 12 (9.02%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (6.77%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.29%) Project Management
3 15 (11.28%) PRINCE2
4 11 (8.27%) Migration
4 11 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (7.52%) ETL
5 10 (7.52%) ITIL
6 9 (6.77%) TDD
6 9 (6.77%) TOGAF
7 8 (6.02%) Scrum
7 8 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.26%) Investment Management
8 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.51%) ITSM
9 6 (4.51%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (4.51%) MVC
9 6 (4.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.80%) SQL
2 14 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.27%) C#
3 11 (8.27%) Java
4 7 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.26%) C
4 7 (5.26%) Go
4 7 (5.26%) Ruby
4 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.51%) C++
5 6 (4.51%) Perl
5 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.76%) COBOL
7 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.50%) RPG
8 2 (1.50%) VB
8 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.50%) VBScript
9 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (9.77%) Degree
2 9 (6.77%) MCSE
2 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.02%) MCP
4 7 (5.26%) MCITP
4 7 (5.26%) MCSA
5 4 (3.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.01%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.50%) APMP
6 2 (1.50%) CISA
6 2 (1.50%) CISM
6 2 (1.50%) CISSP
6 2 (1.50%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.50%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.75%) HNC
7 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) COBIT
3 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.50%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (9.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.02%) vSphere
3 5 (3.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (3.76%) XenApp
4 4 (3.01%) BitLocker
4 4 (3.01%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.01%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Nessus
2 6 (4.51%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.76%) SCCM
4 4 (3.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.77%) VMware
3 8 (6.02%) Oracle
3 8 (6.02%) ServiceNow
4 7 (5.26%) Avaya
4 7 (5.26%) LANDesk
4 7 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 6 (4.51%) Citrix
6 5 (3.76%) SAP
7 4 (3.01%) AppSense
7 4 (3.01%) CA
7 4 (3.01%) Symantec
7 4 (3.01%) Wyse
8 3 (2.26%) iManage
9 2 (1.50%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.75%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.75%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.75%) Remedy
10 1 (0.75%) Sage