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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 4 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 121 99 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.29% 10.48% 12.33%
As % of the General category 40.07% 33.11% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 69
Median daily rate £438 £419 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £259 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £602 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -23.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +66.66%

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
302 299 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 43.14% 31.64% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 145 141
Median daily rate £400 £419 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £585 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £35.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £14.00 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 44 (19.82%) Microsoft
2 43 (19.37%) Project Management
3 39 (17.57%) Oracle
4 38 (17.12%) Degree
5 36 (16.22%) Telecoms
6 35 (15.77%) MS Excel
6 35 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (12.16%) PRINCE2
9 26 (11.71%) Data Centre
10 25 (11.26%) CRM
10 25 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (10.81%) IBM
11 24 (10.81%) Marketing
12 23 (10.36%) Analytics
12 23 (10.36%) SQL
13 22 (9.91%) Migration
13 22 (9.91%) MS PowerPoint
14 21 (9.46%) Java
14 21 (9.46%) MS Office
15 20 (9.01%) SAP
16 19 (8.56%) Programme Management
17 17 (7.66%) Banking
18 16 (7.21%) SDLC
19 15 (6.76%) Change Management
19 15 (6.76%) SQL Server
19 15 (6.76%) Linux
19 15 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (6.76%) Cisco
19 15 (6.76%) PMP

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 8 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.15%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.25%) SAS
4 4 (1.80%) JBoss
5 2 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) Mule
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (15.77%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (9.46%) MS Office
4 7 (3.15%) MS Project
5 4 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.80%) HFM
2 4 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.80%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.80%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (1.80%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (1.80%) Sonata
3 3 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.90%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.45%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.45%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.45%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.45%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.25%) Office 365
3 4 (1.80%) IaaS
3 4 (1.80%) PaaS
4 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.60%) Firewall
1 8 (3.60%) Internet
1 8 (3.60%) SAN
2 7 (3.15%) Network Security
3 4 (1.80%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.35%) GSM
4 3 (1.35%) HSPA
4 3 (1.35%) LAN
4 3 (1.35%) LTE
4 3 (1.35%) WCDMA
5 2 (0.90%) SMS
5 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.90%) VoIP
5 2 (0.90%) WAN
6 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.45%) SNMP
6 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.45%) VLAN
6 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.50%) Big Data
3 9 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.60%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.15%) Apache Hive
5 7 (3.15%) HBase
5 7 (3.15%) Impala
5 7 (3.15%) Sqoop
6 6 (2.70%) DB2
7 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.35%) Power BI
10 2 (0.90%) Essbase
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.90%) QlikView
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.80%) Maven
3 3 (1.35%) Android Studio
3 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.35%) JUnit
3 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.35%) Xcode
4 2 (0.90%) Ant
4 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.90%) JBehave
4 2 (0.90%) MSTest
4 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.90%) Subversion
4 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.45%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.45%) MSI
5 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 36 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 24 (10.81%) Marketing
3 17 (7.66%) Banking
4 14 (6.31%) Retail
5 7 (3.15%) Legal
6 6 (2.70%) Law
6 6 (2.70%) Mandarin Language
6 6 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.70%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.80%) Billing
9 3 (1.35%) Electronics
9 3 (1.35%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.35%) Publishing
10 2 (0.90%) German Language
11 1 (0.45%) Advertising
11 1 (0.45%) Back Office
11 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (13.96%) Project Manager
2 30 (13.51%) Analyst
3 25 (11.26%) Architect
4 21 (9.46%) Consultant
5 20 (9.01%) Developer
6 13 (5.86%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (5.86%) SQL Developer
7 10 (4.50%) Data Analyst
8 9 (4.05%) Administrator
9 8 (3.60%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (3.60%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.60%) Data Centre Manager
9 8 (3.60%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 8 (3.60%) Marketing Manager
9 8 (3.60%) Programme Manager
9 8 (3.60%) Salesforce Developer
10 7 (3.15%) Migration Manager
10 7 (3.15%) Migration Project Manager
10 7 (3.15%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.86%) .NET
2 8 (3.60%) Web Services
3 7 (3.15%) REST
3 7 (3.15%) SOAP
4 5 (2.25%) HTML
5 4 (1.80%) CSS
5 4 (1.80%) Spring
6 3 (1.35%) Java EE
6 3 (1.35%) JSON
7 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.90%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.90%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.90%) Middleware
7 2 (0.90%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.90%) XML
8 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.45%) EclipseLink
8 1 (0.45%) HTML5
8 1 (0.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (11.71%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.70%) Economics
4 4 (1.80%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.80%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.35%) PMI
6 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.90%) Robotics
6 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.45%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.45%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.45%) FMCG
7 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) User Experience
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.76%) Linux
2 14 (6.31%) Windows
3 8 (3.60%) Solaris
4 7 (3.15%) Unix
5 4 (1.80%) AIX
6 3 (1.35%) Android
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.37%) Project Management
2 28 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.16%) PRINCE2
4 25 (11.26%) CRM
4 25 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (10.36%) Analytics
6 22 (9.91%) Migration
7 19 (8.56%) Programme Management
8 16 (7.21%) SDLC
9 15 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.76%) Change Management
10 14 (6.31%) Data Architecture
10 14 (6.31%) ETL
11 13 (5.86%) Workflow
12 11 (4.95%) Business Development
12 11 (4.95%) Data Modelling
12 11 (4.95%) Process Improvement
12 11 (4.95%) Service Delivery
13 10 (4.50%) PRINCE
14 9 (4.05%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.36%) SQL
2 21 (9.46%) Java
3 14 (6.31%) C#
4 8 (3.60%) Apex Code
5 7 (3.15%) Scala
6 5 (2.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.80%) C
7 4 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.80%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.35%) Apple Swift
8 3 (1.35%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.35%) Python
9 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.45%) Go
10 1 (0.45%) Perl
10 1 (0.45%) Ruby
10 1 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (17.12%) Degree
2 15 (6.76%) PMI Certification
2 15 (6.76%) PMP
3 13 (5.86%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.15%) HND
6 6 (2.70%) MBA
7 2 (0.90%) ACCA
7 2 (0.90%) CIMA
7 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.45%) CCA
8 1 (0.45%) CCIE
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.05%) QA
2 6 (2.70%) SLA
3 4 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.90%) COBIT
6 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.45%) GAAP
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (3.15%) HDFS
2 4 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (3.15%) Oozie
2 6 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.45%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 44 (19.82%) Microsoft
2 39 (17.57%) Oracle
3 24 (10.81%) IBM
4 20 (9.01%) SAP
5 15 (6.76%) Cisco
5 15 (6.76%) NetApp
6 10 (4.50%) HP
7 9 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (3.60%) VMware
9 7 (3.15%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.70%) Google
11 5 (2.25%) Hyperion
11 5 (2.25%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (2.25%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.80%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.80%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.80%) Ericsson
12 4 (1.80%) Hortonworks
13 3 (1.35%) Apple
13 3 (1.35%) Ariba
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