The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 1 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 29 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 28.16% 11.88% 12.00%
As % of the General category 59.18% 22.22% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 4
Median daily rate £469 £475 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £308 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £840
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +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 Watford region.

General Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
49 54 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 47.57% 53.47% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 17
Median daily rate £463 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £212 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Watford region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 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 Watford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 17 (29.31%) Java
1 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Retail
3 12 (20.69%) Scrum
4 11 (18.97%) Selenium
4 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
4 11 (18.97%) Cucumber
5 10 (17.24%) WebDriver
5 10 (17.24%) Project Management
5 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
6 9 (15.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 7 (12.07%) Ruby
8 7 (12.07%) Supplier Management
8 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.07%) Time Management
8 7 (12.07%) Manual Testing
8 7 (12.07%) SQL
9 6 (10.34%) Change Management
9 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.34%) MS Project
9 6 (10.34%) MS Office
9 6 (10.34%) Swing
9 6 (10.34%) AWT
9 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
9 6 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Office
1 6 (10.34%) MS Project
2 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
1 1 (1.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Skype
2 1 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.72%) IPsec
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Cucumber
1 11 (18.97%) Selenium
2 10 (17.24%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.17%) JBehave
4 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.72%) Hudson
General
1 15 (25.86%) Retail
2 5 (8.62%) Games
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Java Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Project Manager
5 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce Manager
6 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Business Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Java Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
8 5 (8.62%) Programme Manager
8 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Automation Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Automation Test Lead
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Test Leader
10 3 (5.17%) Developer in Test
10 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) AWT
1 6 (10.34%) Regular Expression
1 6 (10.34%) Swing
2 4 (6.90%) Gherkin
2 4 (6.90%) J2EE
3 3 (5.17%) Web Services
4 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.45%) Spring
5 1 (1.72%) .NET
5 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.69%) Scrum
3 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
4 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 10 (17.24%) Project Management
5 9 (15.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 7 (12.07%) Manual Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Supplier Management
7 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.07%) Time Management
8 6 (10.34%) BDD
8 6 (10.34%) Change Management
8 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
8 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.62%) TDD
10 4 (6.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) Java
2 7 (12.07%) Ruby
2 7 (12.07%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.72%) C
4 1 (1.72%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.17%) MCSE
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.17%) SCOM
1 3 (5.17%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle
1 4 (6.90%) Sybase
2 3 (5.17%) HP
2 3 (5.17%) IBM
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) NGA Human Resources
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
4 1 (1.72%) F5
4 1 (1.72%) Juniper
4 1 (1.72%) Palo Alto
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