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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 30 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 16.57% 13.29% 23.19%
As % of the General category 38.96% 35.19% 52.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 6
Median daily rate £425 £338 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £488 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +21.21%
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 Watford region.

General Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 42.54% 37.76% 44.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 27
Median daily rate £380 £325 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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 Watford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 13 (27.08%) Retail
2 12 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) PRINCE2
3 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
4 9 (18.75%) Project Management
5 8 (16.67%) SQL
6 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (12.50%) Regular Expression
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.50%) AWT
7 6 (12.50%) Swing
7 6 (12.50%) Migration
7 6 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Sybase
8 5 (10.42%) MS Project
8 5 (10.42%) MS Office
8 5 (10.42%) Change Management
8 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
8 5 (10.42%) Games
8 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (8.33%) J2EE
9 4 (8.33%) Oracle
9 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
9 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

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 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (4.17%) DNN
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
1 5 (10.42%) MS Project
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Slack
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 13 (27.08%) Retail
2 5 (10.42%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) French Language
3 2 (4.17%) Local Government
3 2 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Project Manager
2 13 (27.08%) Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Administrator
4 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Java Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Administration Assistant
5 5 (10.42%) IT Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Sybase Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Automation Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) IT Assistant
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) AWT
1 6 (12.50%) Regular Expression
1 6 (12.50%) Swing
2 4 (8.33%) J2EE
3 3 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (4.17%) Spring
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) PRINCE2
2 9 (18.75%) Project Management
3 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.50%) Migration
4 6 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 5 (10.42%) Change Management
5 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Change Control
7 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.25%) Presales
7 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.25%) Time Management
7 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) Ruby
3 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.42%) Sybase
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) HP
3 3 (6.25%) IBM
3 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.17%) JDA
4 2 (4.17%) NGA Human Resources
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) RedPrairie
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