Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 59 83 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 10.77% 12.22% 9.08%
As % of the General category 35.76% 35.17% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 61 41
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.73%
10th Percentile £293 £363 £200
90th Percentile £584 £575 £619
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £40.58 £48.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.21% +21.06%
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.79% +63.32% -

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 165 236 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 30.11% 34.76% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 188 131
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £311 £255
90th Percentile £594 £587 £625
East of England median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £30.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.96% -12.14% -
10th Percentile £17.60 £25.98 £7.88
90th Percentile £40.00 £45.01 £46.07
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -55.00% +29.03% -4.62%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -3 27 £480 +3.78% 11
Bedford +6 9 £400 -13.51% 4
Dunstable -7 4 - - 2
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (18.64%) Project Management
2 10 (16.95%) SAP
2 10 (16.95%) Migration
3 9 (15.25%) JIRA
4 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.56%) Oracle
4 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
5 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (10.17%) Analytics
6 6 (10.17%) Windows
6 6 (10.17%) CRM
6 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.17%) ETL
6 6 (10.17%) GDPR
7 5 (8.47%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.47%) Software Delivery
7 5 (8.47%) PCI DSS
7 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.78%) hybris
8 4 (6.78%) Confluence
8 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (6.78%) Marketing
8 4 (6.78%) Use Case
8 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Mimecast
8 4 (6.78%) Email Migration

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 4 (6.78%) Confluence
2 3 (5.08%) CMS
2 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.08%) WordPress
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (3.39%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (3.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.78%) Mimecast
1 4 (6.78%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.69%) GitHub
3 1 (1.69%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) IP Telephony
1 4 (6.78%) MPLS
2 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) JIRA
2 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.78%) Marketing
1 4 (6.78%) Retail
2 3 (5.08%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Military
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Analyst
1 11 (18.64%) Project Manager
2 10 (16.95%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Architect
3 6 (10.17%) Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Support
5 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) JMS
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) CSS
2 3 (5.08%) CSS3
2 3 (5.08%) EJB
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) HTML5
2 3 (5.08%) J2EE
2 3 (5.08%) JDBC
2 3 (5.08%) REST
2 3 (5.08%) Servlets
2 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.39%) jQuery
4 1 (1.69%) JPA
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.69%) SOAP
4 1 (1.69%) Spring
4 1 (1.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.08%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.08%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.08%) User Experience
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (3.39%) PMI
3 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.69%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
2 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Project Management
2 10 (16.95%) Migration
3 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
4 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.17%) Analytics
5 6 (10.17%) CRM
5 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.17%) ETL
6 5 (8.47%) Process Improvement
6 5 (8.47%) Software Delivery
6 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.78%) B2B
7 4 (6.78%) Content Management
7 4 (6.78%) Email Migration
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (6.78%) MVC
7 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (5.08%) PHP
1 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) VBA
3 1 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) ACCA
2 2 (3.39%) CIMA
2 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) GDPR
2 5 (8.47%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.39%) PMO
3 2 (3.39%) QA
4 1 (1.69%) COSO
4 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) SAP
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.78%) Citrix
4 4 (6.78%) hybris
5 3 (5.08%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (5.08%) ForeScout
5 3 (5.08%) Lumesse
5 3 (5.08%) Perforce
5 3 (5.08%) Splunk
5 3 (5.08%) Thycotic
5 3 (5.08%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.39%) Adaptive Insights
6 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.39%) CODA
6 2 (3.39%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.39%) Infor
6 2 (3.39%) Tagetik
6 2 (3.39%) Workday
6 2 (3.39%) Xerox