Period
to 19 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 65 81 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 11.80% 12.04% 10.02%
As % of the General category 35.33% 32.40% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 40
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £240 £338 £200
90th Percentile £584 £586 £600
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £37.33 -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.52 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.43% +67.58% +5.26%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 184 250 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 33.39% 37.15% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 181 99
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £296 £325 £200
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.85% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £31.00 £32.75 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.34% +33.67% -2.00%
10th Percentile £19.80 £22.75 £9.65
90th Percentile £42.20 £50.63 £40.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.73 £40.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year -55.68% +20.30% +27.88%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Bedfordshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Bedfordshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Bedfordshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Bedfordshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 28 £480 +6.67% 9
Bedford +7 15 £438 -2.78% 7
Dunstable -6 6 - - 3
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Migration
2 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (15.38%) JIRA
3 9 (13.85%) Office 365
3 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.85%) CRM
3 9 (13.85%) SAP
3 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
4 8 (12.31%) Software Delivery
4 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.31%) Windows 10
5 7 (10.77%) GDPR
5 7 (10.77%) Email Migration
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (10.77%) Project Management
5 7 (10.77%) MPLS
5 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
5 7 (10.77%) Citrix
5 7 (10.77%) ETL
5 7 (10.77%) IP Telephony
6 6 (9.23%) Retail
6 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.23%) Oracle
6 6 (9.23%) Thin Client
6 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.23%) PCI DSS
6 6 (9.23%) Fat Client
6 6 (9.23%) Marketing

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 5 (7.69%) Confluence
2 3 (4.62%) CMS
2 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.62%) WordPress
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SAP S/4HANA
1 4 (6.15%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.08%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.54%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Office 365
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.15%) Mimecast
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.08%) SaaS
5 2 (3.08%) Taleo
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.54%) Datadog
6 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) IP Telephony
1 7 (10.77%) MPLS
2 2 (3.08%) Skype
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) MySQL
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) JIRA
2 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (9.23%) Marketing
1 6 (9.23%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Back Office
3 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Military
3 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Analyst
2 11 (16.92%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.85%) Architect
3 9 (13.85%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.15%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.62%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Security Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) CSS
1 4 (6.15%) CSS3
1 4 (6.15%) HTML
1 4 (6.15%) HTML5
1 4 (6.15%) JMS
1 4 (6.15%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) EJB
2 3 (4.62%) J2EE
2 3 (4.62%) JDBC
2 3 (4.62%) REST
2 3 (4.62%) Servlets
2 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.08%) jQuery
4 1 (1.54%) JPA
4 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.54%) SOAP
4 1 (1.54%) Spring
4 1 (1.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Fat Client
2 6 (9.23%) Thin Client
3 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Cloud
3 4 (6.15%) User Experience
4 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Windows 10
2 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (15.38%) Migration
2 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (13.85%) CRM
3 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
4 8 (12.31%) Software Delivery
5 7 (10.77%) Email Migration
5 7 (10.77%) ETL
5 7 (10.77%) Project Management
6 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (7.69%) Use Case
7 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.15%) Content Management
8 4 (6.15%) High Availability
8 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
8 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.62%) PHP
2 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
2 3 (4.62%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) ACCA
2 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.54%) CIMA
2 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) GDPR
2 6 (9.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.62%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.62%) QA
4 1 (1.54%) COSO
4 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) SAP
2 7 (10.77%) Citrix
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle
4 5 (7.69%) Workday
5 4 (6.15%) hybris
6 3 (4.62%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (4.62%) ForeScout
6 3 (4.62%) Lumesse
6 3 (4.62%) Perforce
6 3 (4.62%) Splunk
6 3 (4.62%) Thycotic
6 3 (4.62%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.08%) Adaptive Insights
7 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.08%) Hyperion
7 2 (3.08%) Infor
7 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.08%) Tagetik
8 1 (1.54%) Anaplan