The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 9 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 10.00% 40.91% 42.22%
As % of the General category 60.00% 52.94% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 17
Median daily rate £285 £410 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.60% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £282 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £442 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
Finance
Hertfordshire

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

General Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 16.67% 77.27% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 19
Median daily rate £285 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.83% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £298 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 4 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Finance.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) JBehave
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Confluence
4 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 2 (28.57%) ATDD
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) NUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Retail

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) JBehave
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Robot Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Product Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Product Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Product Owner
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Assurance Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) ATDD
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SDET
1 1 (14.29%) SEPA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft