The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Brentwood. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 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
Essex / Brentwood
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentwood 17.39% 63.89% 44.32%
As % of the General category 30.77% 92.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 28
Median daily rate £400 £240 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -26.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +37.93% +22.53%  

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 Brentwood with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Brentwood
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 13 25 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 56.52% 69.44% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 32
Median daily rate £265 £348 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.74% -18.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £37.00 - £32.65
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 - £32.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £46.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Brentwood

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brentwood 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 Brentwood

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Brentwood

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 28 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for Finance.

1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) JPA
2 3 (60.00%) AccuRev
2 3 (60.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Data Deduplication
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) ETL

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brentwood 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 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) AccuRev
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) RF Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) RF Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) JAX-WS
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) JPA
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Deduplication
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM