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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 9 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.00% 13.89% 5.56%
As % of the General category 33.33% 62.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £368 £350 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £315 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £428 £369
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 £30.00 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% +20.83%  

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 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 15.00% 22.22% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.33 - £13.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance in Bedford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Bedford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) Primavera
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Scorecard
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation

Finance
Top Related 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 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (20.00%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Scorecard
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft