Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 12 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 11.11% 7.22% 8.05%
As % of the General category 57.14% 50.00% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 11
Bedford median daily rate £450 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -33.33% -33.33%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate £23.75 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £37.33 - £48.11

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 14 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 19.44% 14.43% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 12
Bedford median daily rate £425 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.79% -6.67% -33.33%
10th Percentile £324 £200 £115
90th Percentile £488 £453 £449
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Bedford median hourly rate £23.75 £9.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.11% - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.75 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +133.93% -44.00% -3.85%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Bedford

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Bedford

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) RedGate
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Order to Cash
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (12.50%) Logi
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Alteryx
4 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Sage

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Support Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP FI Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Order to Cash
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) RedGate
2 1 (12.50%) Alteryx
2 1 (12.50%) Capita
2 1 (12.50%) Logi
2 1 (12.50%) Logi Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sage
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO