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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 - 8
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.13% - 8.33%
As % of the General category 50.00% - 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £463 - £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.57% -  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4 3 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 10.26% 11.54% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 10
Median daily rate £450 - £205
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £8.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 26 June 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 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Order to Cash
3 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Validation

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Order to Cash
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft