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 3 months to 29 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.

Financial
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 19 6
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13  
Contract jobs citing Finance 37 19 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.07% 6.11% 15.09%
As % of the General category 42.53% 22.62% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 42
Median daily rate £450 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £301 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £605 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +44.57% +16.90%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 87 84 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 30.74% 27.01% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 129
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £310 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £628 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 9
Median hourly rate £12.67 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.20% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £16.75 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £46.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +13 12 £463 +32.14% 1
Dunstable - 7 £365 - 10
Bedford -4 1 £310 -11.42% 1
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 23 (27.38%) Oracle
2 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (15.48%) Java
5 11 (13.10%) Service Delivery
5 11 (13.10%) SQL
6 10 (11.90%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (11.90%) Java EE
6 10 (11.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database
7 9 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (10.71%) OO
7 9 (10.71%) XML
7 9 (10.71%) PL/SQL
7 9 (10.71%) SOA
8 8 (9.52%) Change Management
8 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.52%) Hibernate
8 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (9.52%) JSP
8 8 (9.52%) XSL
8 8 (9.52%) XSLT
8 8 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (9.52%) Spring
9 7 (8.33%) JSF
9 7 (8.33%) Banking
9 7 (8.33%) Retail
9 7 (8.33%) High Availability
9 7 (8.33%) ITIL
9 7 (8.33%) MS Excel

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 6 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.57%) CMS
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.38%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
3 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.38%) HFM
3 2 (2.38%) Primavera
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) DHCP
1 2 (2.38%) DNS
1 2 (2.38%) SMTP
2 1 (1.19%) LAN
2 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.95%) Blockchain
6 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.19%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.19%) MS Access
8 1 (1.19%) OLAP
8 1 (1.19%) OLTP
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (1.19%) QlikView
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 7 (8.33%) Banking
1 7 (8.33%) Retail
2 5 (5.95%) Billing
3 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Project Manager
3 11 (13.10%) Architect
4 9 (10.71%) Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 8 (9.52%) Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Head of Infrastructure
8 4 (4.76%) Delivery Project Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) Java EE
2 9 (10.71%) XML
3 8 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 8 (9.52%) JSP
3 8 (9.52%) Spring
3 8 (9.52%) XSL
3 8 (9.52%) XSLT
4 7 (8.33%) JSF
4 7 (8.33%) Struts
4 7 (8.33%) Web Services
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (5.95%) .NET
6 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (5.95%) CSS
6 5 (5.95%) Entity Framework
6 5 (5.95%) HTML
6 5 (5.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) EPoS
4 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (13.10%) Service Delivery
4 9 (10.71%) OO
4 9 (10.71%) SOA
4 9 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (9.52%) Change Management
5 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.33%) High Availability
6 7 (8.33%) ITIL
6 7 (8.33%) Project Management
6 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.95%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.95%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (5.95%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) Java
2 11 (13.10%) SQL
3 9 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.95%) C#
4 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.38%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.38%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.19%) PMP
2 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) PMO
3 2 (2.38%) QA
4 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.14%) BEA
4 5 (5.95%) SAP
5 2 (2.38%) Citrix
5 2 (2.38%) Dell
5 2 (2.38%) HP
5 2 (2.38%) hybris
5 2 (2.38%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.38%) IBM
5 2 (2.38%) Lotus
6 1 (1.19%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) Lumesse
6 1 (1.19%) Meraki
6 1 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.19%) Splunk
6 1 (1.19%) Teradata
6 1 (1.19%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
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