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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Finance 32 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 17.98% 12.06% 29.93%
As % of the General category 39.51% 37.78% 64.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 9
Median daily rate £419 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.63 £21.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.48% +30.45%
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
81 45 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 45.51% 31.91% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 12 27
Median daily rate £388 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £185 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

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 August 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 August 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 (25.00%) Retail
2 11 (21.15%) Project Management
2 11 (21.15%) Java
3 10 (19.23%) SQL
4 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle
5 6 (11.54%) Sybase
5 6 (11.54%) Migration
5 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) J2EE
6 5 (9.62%) Web Services
6 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.69%) AWT
7 4 (7.69%) HTML
7 4 (7.69%) CSS
7 4 (7.69%) Apache
7 4 (7.69%) Swing
7 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 4 (7.69%) CMS
7 4 (7.69%) Regular Expression
8 3 (5.77%) Change Control
8 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow

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 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.85%) DNN
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Lawson
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Slack
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
1 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 13 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Games
3 2 (3.85%) French Language
3 2 (3.85%) Local Government
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Project Manager
2 12 (23.08%) Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Administrator
4 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Java Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Sybase Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Administration Assistant
6 4 (7.69%) IT Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce Manager
7 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) IT Assistant
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) J2EE
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) AWT
2 4 (7.69%) CSS
2 4 (7.69%) HTML
2 4 (7.69%) Regular Expression
2 4 (7.69%) Swing
3 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.77%) Spring
4 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.85%) HTML5
4 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (1.92%) CSS3
5 1 (1.92%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (1.92%) Node.js
5 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) CMDB
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) FMCG
3 1 (1.92%) RIA
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Project Management
2 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (11.54%) Migration
3 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
4 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.77%) Change Control
6 3 (5.77%) Change Management
6 3 (5.77%) Coaching
6 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.77%) Presales
6 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.77%) Time Management
6 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.85%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) Java
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.85%) Python
4 2 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
1 6 (11.54%) Sybase
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) IBM
3 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.85%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) JDA
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) IFS
5 1 (1.92%) RedPrairie