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 25 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
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 14 4
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10  
Contract jobs citing Finance 46 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.03% 8.49% 13.79%
As % of the General category 42.20% 25.47% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 31
Median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £292 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £31.50 £48.43 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.95% +21.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +31.57% -3.79%  

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 109 106 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 30.88% 33.33% 47.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 121
Median daily rate £450 £450 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
Median hourly rate £30.00 £9.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -78.82%  
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 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -8 13 £475 +11.76% 8
Dunstable - 4 - - 10
Bedford - 2 £463 - 1
Finance
East of England

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

1 34 (40.48%) Oracle
2 18 (21.43%) Java
3 16 (19.05%) Retail
4 15 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
6 13 (15.48%) SQL
7 12 (14.29%) SOA
7 12 (14.29%) Project Management
8 10 (11.90%) Oracle Database
9 9 (10.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 9 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (10.71%) OO
9 9 (10.71%) Migration
9 9 (10.71%) TOGAF
9 9 (10.71%) Java EE
10 8 (9.52%) Banking
10 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
10 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 8 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (8.33%) High Availability
11 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (8.33%) SAP
11 7 (8.33%) JSP

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 (5.95%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.76%) CMS
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.38%) HFM
4 2 (2.38%) Infor M3
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 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
3 1 (1.19%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) DHCP
1 1 (1.19%) DNS
1 1 (1.19%) Firewall
1 1 (1.19%) FTP
1 1 (1.19%) LAN
1 1 (1.19%) SMTP
1 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.57%) DB2
6 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.38%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.38%) MySQL
6 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.19%) MS Access
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.19%) QlikView
7 1 (1.19%) Redis
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) GitLab
1 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.19%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.19%) VectorCAST
General
1 16 (19.05%) Retail
2 8 (9.52%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.38%) Advertising
4 2 (2.38%) Back Office
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (16.67%) Architect
1 14 (16.67%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) Consultant
3 11 (13.10%) Project Manager
3 11 (13.10%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.52%) Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Business Manager
8 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce Architect
8 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Applications Support Specialist
9 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Change Manager
9 3 (3.57%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle Specialist
9 3 (3.57%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) Java EE
2 7 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (8.33%) JSP
2 7 (8.33%) Spring
2 7 (8.33%) XML
2 7 (8.33%) XSL
2 7 (8.33%) XSLT
3 6 (7.14%) JSF
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (7.14%) Struts
4 4 (4.76%) J2EE
5 3 (3.57%) Web Services
6 2 (2.38%) JSR 168
6 2 (2.38%) JSR 286
7 1 (1.19%) .NET
7 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.19%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) NHS
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.19%) EPoS
4 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Unix
3 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.19%) Solaris
4 1 (1.19%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
4 12 (14.29%) Project Management
4 12 (14.29%) SOA
5 9 (10.71%) Migration
5 9 (10.71%) OO
5 9 (10.71%) TOGAF
6 8 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
6 8 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.33%) High Availability
8 6 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.95%) CRM
9 5 (5.95%) Information Security
9 5 (5.95%) IT Governance
9 5 (5.95%) ITIL
9 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) Java
2 13 (15.48%) SQL
3 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.57%) Apple Swift
4 3 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (1.19%) Ada
6 1 (1.19%) C++
6 1 (1.19%) Korn
6 1 (1.19%) Perl
6 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.19%) CISA
3 1 (1.19%) CISM
3 1 (1.19%) CISSP
3 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.19%) DO-178B
4 1 (1.19%) GDPR
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (40.48%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) SAP
4 5 (5.95%) BEA
5 4 (4.76%) hybris
5 4 (4.76%) IBM
5 4 (4.76%) Splunk
6 3 (3.57%) Citrix
6 3 (3.57%) Lumesse
6 3 (3.57%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.38%) Cisco
7 2 (2.38%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.38%) Infor
7 2 (2.38%) VMware
8 1 (1.19%) Dell
8 1 (1.19%) HP
8 1 (1.19%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (1.19%) Lotus
8 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
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