Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 9 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 81 62 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 11.95% 9.95% 9.65%
As % of the General category 32.40% 38.99% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 53
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
10th Percentile £338 £200 £300
90th Percentile £586 £600 £512
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £37.33 - £48.11
10th Percentile £22.38 - £41.63
90th Percentile £50.69 - £51.14
East of England median hourly rate £33.52 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +67.58% +5.26% +15.15%

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 250 159 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 36.87% 25.52% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 99 154
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.03%
10th Percentile £325 £200 £200
90th Percentile £600 £600 £561
East of England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 31
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.75 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.93% -44.00% +14.94%
10th Percentile £22.75 £8.55 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.63 £39.80 £45.43
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% +26.92% -13.33%

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 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 November 2017. 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 0 33 £450 -5.26% 3
Dunstable -2 7 £270 +35.00% 6
Bedford +2 6 £450 +125.00% 1
Henlow - 1 £363 -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 22 (27.16%) Oracle
2 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.52%) Retail
3 13 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (13.58%) E-Commerce
5 10 (12.35%) SOA
5 10 (12.35%) Project Management
6 9 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (11.11%) Java
6 9 (11.11%) Unix
6 9 (11.11%) Linux
6 9 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (11.11%) PMO
7 8 (9.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (9.88%) DevOps
7 8 (9.88%) Information Security
8 7 (8.64%) Internet
8 7 (8.64%) Change Management
8 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.64%) ERP
8 7 (8.64%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (8.64%) SDLC
9 6 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (7.41%) Private Cloud
9 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
9 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (7.41%) Security Architecture
9 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS

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 8 (9.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.94%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.23%) Confluence
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.47%) Infor M3
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.47%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (2.47%) Workday HCM
4 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (1.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.94%) Google App Engine
2 4 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (4.94%) IaaS
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.47%) SaaS
3 2 (2.47%) Taleo
4 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Internet
2 5 (6.17%) LAN
3 4 (4.94%) MPLS
3 4 (4.94%) SSL
3 4 (4.94%) WAN
3 4 (4.94%) Wireless
4 3 (3.70%) DNS
4 3 (3.70%) H.323
4 3 (3.70%) IPsec
4 3 (3.70%) PSTN
4 3 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.47%) Firewall
6 1 (1.23%) BGP
6 1 (1.23%) DWDM
6 1 (1.23%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.23%) FTP
6 1 (1.23%) OSPF
6 1 (1.23%) RIP
6 1 (1.23%) VoIP
6 1 (1.23%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.70%) DB2
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.23%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.23%) MS Access
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.47%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.47%) SonarQube
2 2 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.47%) VectorCAST
3 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.23%) GitLab
3 1 (1.23%) Grunt
3 1 (1.23%) gulp
3 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.23%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.23%) Protractor
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Code
3 1 (1.23%) webpack
General
1 15 (18.52%) Retail
2 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Legal
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 2 (2.47%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (14.81%) Analyst
2 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
2 8 (9.88%) Consultant
3 6 (7.41%) Developer
3 6 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.17%) Architect
4 5 (6.17%) Security Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Business IT Analyst
5 4 (4.94%) DBA
5 4 (4.94%) IT Analyst
5 4 (4.94%) IT Business Analyst
5 4 (4.94%) Programme Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Business Architect
6 3 (3.70%) Finance Manager
6 3 (3.70%) IT Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (3.70%) PMO Planner
6 3 (3.70%) Security Manager
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (7.41%) Web Services
3 4 (4.94%) Middleware
4 2 (2.47%) YAML
5 1 (1.23%) .NET
5 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.23%) CSS
5 1 (1.23%) HTML
5 1 (1.23%) HTML5
5 1 (1.23%) Node.js
5 1 (1.23%) Sass
5 1 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
1 6 (7.41%) Private Cloud
2 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Exalytics
3 3 (3.70%) User Experience
4 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.23%) IVR
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Linux
1 9 (11.11%) Unix
2 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.17%) Android
3 5 (6.17%) Solaris
4 4 (4.94%) AIX
5 3 (3.70%) Windows
6 2 (2.47%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (13.58%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.35%) Project Management
4 10 (12.35%) SOA
5 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 8 (9.88%) DevOps
6 8 (9.88%) Information Security
7 7 (8.64%) Change Management
7 7 (8.64%) ERP
7 7 (8.64%) Financial Modelling
7 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.64%) SDLC
8 6 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (7.41%) Migration
8 6 (7.41%) Programme Management
8 6 (7.41%) Revenue Management
8 6 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.41%) Yield Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) Java
2 6 (7.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.47%) C++
4 1 (1.23%) Ada
4 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.23%) Korn
4 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.23%) Python
4 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) CISM
3 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) CCNP
4 1 (1.23%) CISA
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CISSP
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) PMO
2 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.47%) DO-178B
4 2 (2.47%) GDPR
4 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (2.47%) SLA
5 1 (1.23%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) vCloud
2 4 (4.94%) vSphere
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (2.47%) Ansible
3 1 (1.23%) Control-M
3 1 (1.23%) HP NNM
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Oracle
2 6 (7.41%) VMware
3 5 (6.17%) Google
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.70%) Cisco
4 3 (3.70%) Citrix
5 2 (2.47%) Infor
5 2 (2.47%) SAP
5 2 (2.47%) VocaLink
5 2 (2.47%) Workday
6 1 (1.23%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.23%) Capita
6 1 (1.23%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.23%) F5
6 1 (1.23%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (1.23%) KANA
6 1 (1.23%) Logi
6 1 (1.23%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (1.23%) Pega