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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.76% 8.41% 13.91%
As % of the General category 60.47% 16.98% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 9
Median daily rate £469 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £310 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £515 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Watford region.

General Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
43 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 40.95% 49.53% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 20
Median daily rate £460 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

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 7 December 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 7 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 Watford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 18 (30.51%) Retail
2 16 (27.12%) Java
3 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
4 11 (18.64%) Project Management
5 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
6 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
6 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (13.56%) SQL
7 8 (13.56%) Scrum
7 8 (13.56%) Risk Management
8 7 (11.86%) Supplier Management
8 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
8 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (11.86%) Time Management
8 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.17%) Regular Expression
9 6 (10.17%) Change Management
9 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (10.17%) MS Project
9 6 (10.17%) MS Office
9 6 (10.17%) Swing
9 6 (10.17%) AWT
9 6 (10.17%) Selenium
9 6 (10.17%) Migration
9 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
10 5 (8.47%) Games
10 5 (8.47%) Sybase
10 5 (8.47%) Cucumber

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 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) Apache
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Office
1 6 (10.17%) MS Project
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Slack
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (1.69%) IPsec
1 1 (1.69%) Network Security
1 1 (1.69%) Skype
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
1 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.39%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Selenium
2 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.78%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.69%) JBehave
General
1 18 (30.51%) Retail
2 5 (8.47%) Games
3 3 (5.08%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Analyst
2 15 (25.42%) Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Project Manager
4 11 (18.64%) Java Developer
5 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce Manager
6 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Java Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
7 5 (8.47%) Programme Manager
7 5 (8.47%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Sybase Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Administrator
8 4 (6.78%) Automation Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Project Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) AWT
1 6 (10.17%) Regular Expression
1 6 (10.17%) Swing
2 4 (6.78%) J2EE
3 3 (5.08%) Web Services
4 2 (3.39%) CSS
4 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.39%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) Spring
5 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.69%) HTML5
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Project Management
2 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
3 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
4 8 (13.56%) Risk Management
4 8 (13.56%) Scrum
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.86%) Supplier Management
5 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
5 7 (11.86%) Time Management
6 6 (10.17%) Change Management
6 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.17%) Migration
6 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.78%) BDD
8 3 (5.08%) Change Control
8 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.08%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) SQL
3 4 (6.78%) Ruby
4 2 (3.39%) Python
4 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.08%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Sybase
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) HP
3 3 (5.08%) IBM
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) NGA Human Resources
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) F5
5 1 (1.69%) JDA
5 1 (1.69%) Juniper
5 1 (1.69%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.69%) RedPrairie
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