The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 4 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 123 93 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.94% 9.34% 11.02%
As % of the General category 41.41% 28.53% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 71 56
Median daily rate £450 £419 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £305 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -73.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +60.60%

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

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
297 326 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 40.91% 32.73% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 148 110
Median daily rate £425 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £202 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.85% +42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Reading region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Finance.

1 46 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 43 (19.03%) Project Management
3 39 (17.26%) Degree
3 39 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (16.37%) Oracle
5 35 (15.49%) MS Excel
5 35 (15.49%) Telecoms
6 31 (13.72%) Marketing
7 29 (12.83%) Analytics
8 28 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (11.50%) CRM
10 25 (11.06%) SQL
10 25 (11.06%) PRINCE2
10 25 (11.06%) IBM
11 24 (10.62%) Java
11 24 (10.62%) Data Centre
12 22 (9.73%) MS PowerPoint
13 20 (8.85%) SAP
14 19 (8.41%) MS Office
14 19 (8.41%) Migration
15 18 (7.96%) Banking
15 18 (7.96%) ETL
16 16 (7.08%) SQL Server
16 16 (7.08%) Programme Management
16 16 (7.08%) Workflow
17 15 (6.64%) Change Management
17 15 (6.64%) NetApp
17 15 (6.64%) Cisco
17 15 (6.64%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 10 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.98%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.77%) JBoss
3 4 (1.77%) SAS
4 3 (1.33%) Apache
5 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.44%) Mule
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (8.41%) MS Office
4 7 (3.10%) MS Project
5 5 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.65%) Sonata
3 4 (1.77%) HFM
3 4 (1.77%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.88%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.44%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Pivotal CRM
6 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.44%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.44%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.21%) IaaS
2 5 (2.21%) Office 365
2 5 (2.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.54%) Internet
1 8 (3.54%) Network Security
1 8 (3.54%) SAN
2 6 (2.65%) Firewall
3 4 (1.77%) GSM
3 4 (1.77%) HSPA
3 4 (1.77%) LTE
3 4 (1.77%) WCDMA
4 3 (1.33%) LAN
4 3 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.88%) SMS
5 2 (0.88%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.88%) VoIP
5 2 (0.88%) WAN
6 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.44%) SNMP
6 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.44%) VLAN
6 1 (0.44%) VPN
6 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.31%) Big Data
3 11 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.98%) Apache Hive
4 9 (3.98%) Hadoop
4 9 (3.98%) HBase
4 9 (3.98%) Impala
4 9 (3.98%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.98%) Sqoop
5 8 (3.54%) DB2
6 7 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.33%) Power BI
10 2 (0.88%) Essbase
10 2 (0.88%) QlikView
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Android Studio
1 4 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (1.77%) Xcode
2 2 (0.88%) Maven
3 1 (0.44%) Ant
3 1 (0.44%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.44%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) JBehave
3 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) JUnit
3 1 (0.44%) LSMW
3 1 (0.44%) MSI
3 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (15.49%) Telecoms
2 31 (13.72%) Marketing
3 18 (7.96%) Banking
4 13 (5.75%) Retail
5 9 (3.98%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.54%) Mandarin Language
7 6 (2.65%) German Language
7 6 (2.65%) Law
7 6 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.65%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.77%) Billing
8 4 (1.77%) Legal
8 4 (1.77%) Publishing
9 3 (1.33%) Electronics
10 2 (0.88%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.44%) Back Office
11 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (13.27%) Project Manager
2 29 (12.83%) Analyst
3 26 (11.50%) Architect
4 21 (9.29%) Developer
5 16 (7.08%) Consultant
6 14 (6.19%) Marketing Manager
6 14 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (5.75%) SQL Developer
8 12 (5.31%) Data Analyst
9 9 (3.98%) .NET Developer
9 9 (3.98%) Administrator
9 9 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (3.98%) C# Developer
10 8 (3.54%) Data Centre Manager
10 8 (3.54%) Data Centre Project Manager
10 8 (3.54%) Salesforce Developer
11 7 (3.10%) IT Manager
11 7 (3.10%) Migration Project Manager
11 7 (3.10%) Programme Manager
11 7 (3.10%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.31%) .NET
2 4 (1.77%) HTML
2 4 (1.77%) REST
2 4 (1.77%) Web Services
3 3 (1.33%) CSS
3 3 (1.33%) Middleware
3 3 (1.33%) Spring
3 3 (1.33%) XML
4 2 (0.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.88%) Java EE
4 2 (0.88%) SOAP
4 2 (0.88%) WebCenter
4 2 (0.88%) XSD
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.44%) Ember.js
5 1 (0.44%) Java SE
5 1 (0.44%) JSON
5 1 (0.44%) MDX
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.62%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (1.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.33%) Robotics
4 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.88%) PMI
4 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.44%) Blog
5 1 (0.44%) CMDB
5 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.44%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.44%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.44%) FMCG
5 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.44%) Handset
5 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.19%) Linux
2 13 (5.75%) Windows
3 8 (3.54%) Solaris
3 8 (3.54%) Unix
4 4 (1.77%) AIX
4 4 (1.77%) Android
5 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.03%) Project Management
2 29 (12.83%) Analytics
3 28 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (11.50%) CRM
5 25 (11.06%) PRINCE2
6 19 (8.41%) Migration
7 18 (7.96%) ETL
8 16 (7.08%) Programme Management
8 16 (7.08%) Workflow
9 15 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.64%) Change Management
9 15 (6.64%) SDLC
10 11 (4.87%) Data Architecture
11 10 (4.42%) Business Development
11 10 (4.42%) ERP
11 10 (4.42%) PRINCE
11 10 (4.42%) Process Improvement
11 10 (4.42%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.42%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.06%) SQL
2 24 (10.62%) Java
3 12 (5.31%) C#
4 9 (3.98%) Scala
5 8 (3.54%) Apex Code
6 5 (2.21%) C
6 5 (2.21%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.77%) Apple Swift
7 4 (1.77%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.77%) Python
7 4 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.44%) Go
10 1 (0.44%) Perl
10 1 (0.44%) Ruby
10 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.44%) VB
10 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (17.26%) Degree
2 14 (6.19%) PMI Certification
2 14 (6.19%) PMP
3 13 (5.75%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.10%) HND
6 6 (2.65%) MBA
7 2 (0.88%) ACCA
7 2 (0.88%) CIMA
7 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.44%) CCA
8 1 (0.44%) CCIE
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.42%) QA
2 6 (2.65%) IFRS
2 6 (2.65%) IFRS 9
3 5 (2.21%) SLA
4 4 (1.77%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.44%) GAAP
6 1 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (3.98%) HDFS
2 4 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (3.98%) Oozie
2 6 (2.65%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.44%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 46 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.37%) Oracle
3 25 (11.06%) IBM
4 20 (8.85%) SAP
5 15 (6.64%) Cisco
5 15 (6.64%) NetApp
6 10 (4.42%) HP
7 8 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (3.54%) VMware
8 7 (3.10%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.10%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (2.65%) Ab Initio
9 6 (2.65%) Cloudera
9 6 (2.65%) Google
9 6 (2.65%) Hortonworks
10 5 (2.21%) Hyperion
10 5 (2.21%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.77%) Apple
12 3 (1.33%) Ariba
12 3 (1.33%) Ericsson
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