Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 13 December 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 346 567 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.44% 23.85% 22.17%
As % of the General category 61.46% 50.36% 54.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 254 182
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% -5.94% +10.39%
10th Percentile £256 £296 £200
90th Percentile £588 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +33.33% +9.02%
10th Percentile £12.16 £11.81 £10.62
90th Percentile £20.25 £27.88 £16.88
South East median hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -7.29% +1.05% +5.56%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 563 1,126 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 33.25% 47.37% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 350 297
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.73% +10.80%
10th Percentile £256 £227 £195
90th Percentile £583 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 21
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +46.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £12.70 £10.99 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.60 £51.38 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.00% -20.00% +9.51%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Milton Keynes -1 255 £425 +9.68% 58
High Wycombe -1 23 £433 +19.31% 11
Aylesbury +8 8 £380 +8.57% 4
Beaconsfield - 6 £525 - 1
Marlow - 3 - - 1
Buckingham -1 1 - - 1
Chesham - 1 - - 1
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 97 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (23.41%) Microsoft
3 60 (17.34%) JavaScript
4 48 (13.87%) Java
4 48 (13.87%) Project Management
5 47 (13.58%) SQL
6 45 (13.01%) Oracle
6 45 (13.01%) Security Cleared
7 41 (11.85%) Microsoft Office
7 41 (11.85%) PRINCE2
7 41 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
8 40 (11.56%) Windows
9 37 (10.69%) SC Cleared
9 37 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (9.83%) ITIL
11 33 (9.54%) .NET
11 33 (9.54%) Spring
12 32 (9.25%) C#
13 31 (8.96%) Active Directory
13 31 (8.96%) Git (software)
14 29 (8.38%) Banking
15 27 (7.80%) HTML
16 26 (7.51%) DevOps
17 25 (7.23%) Jenkins
17 25 (7.23%) CSS
18 24 (6.94%) TDD
19 22 (6.36%) SLA
19 22 (6.36%) MVC
20 21 (6.07%) Scrum
20 21 (6.07%) Degree

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 17 (4.91%) WebSphere
2 15 (4.34%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.60%) Confluence
4 7 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (1.73%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.45%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.16%) Apache
7 4 (1.16%) CMS
7 4 (1.16%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.87%) Drupal
8 3 (0.87%) IIS
9 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.58%) WordPress
10 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.29%) CICS
10 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 41 (11.85%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.76%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Temenos T24
2 4 (1.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.87%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.58%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.58%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.58%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.58%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.58%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.34%) GitHub
4 12 (3.47%) PaaS
5 10 (2.89%) OpenShift
6 8 (2.31%) Office 365
7 7 (2.02%) SaaS
8 5 (1.45%) IaaS
8 5 (1.45%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.73%) Skype
2 5 (1.45%) Firewall
2 5 (1.45%) HTTP
2 5 (1.45%) LAN
2 5 (1.45%) SAN
2 5 (1.45%) Unified Communications
2 5 (1.45%) WAN
2 5 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.87%) Network Security
4 2 (0.58%) ATM
4 2 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.58%) VPN
5 1 (0.29%) Broadband
5 1 (0.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.29%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) NAS
5 1 (0.29%) SSH
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.34%) DB2
2 9 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.45%) Big Data
4 5 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.16%) MySQL
6 3 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.87%) NuoDB
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.58%) Impala
7 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.58%) Redis
7 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.58%) UniData
Development Applications
1 31 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.23%) Jenkins
3 19 (5.49%) JIRA
4 7 (2.02%) Android Studio
4 7 (2.02%) GitLab
4 7 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.45%) git-flow
5 5 (1.45%) Moq
5 5 (1.45%) MSTest
5 5 (1.45%) Selenium
6 4 (1.16%) Appium
7 3 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.58%) Gradle
8 2 (0.58%) Maven
8 2 (0.58%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.29%) Introscope
9 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 29 (8.38%) Banking
2 19 (5.49%) Financial Institution
3 15 (4.34%) Automotive
3 15 (4.34%) Retail
4 10 (2.89%) Legal
5 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.73%) Marketing
7 5 (1.45%) German Language
8 4 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.87%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.58%) Back Office
10 2 (0.58%) Billing
10 2 (0.58%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.58%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (23.99%) Developer
2 61 (17.63%) Analyst
3 33 (9.54%) Project Manager
4 18 (5.20%) Business Analyst
4 18 (5.20%) Project Officer
5 17 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (4.62%) Java Developer
7 15 (4.34%) Architect
8 12 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (3.47%) Service Manager
9 11 (3.18%) Designer
9 11 (3.18%) Senior Manager
9 11 (3.18%) Support Analyst
10 10 (2.89%) IT Manager
11 9 (2.60%) React Developer
11 9 (2.60%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (2.31%) Consultant
12 8 (2.31%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (2.31%) Technical Support
12 8 (2.31%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.54%) .NET
1 33 (9.54%) Spring
2 27 (7.80%) HTML
3 25 (7.23%) CSS
4 19 (5.49%) HTML5
5 18 (5.20%) AngularJS
6 17 (4.91%) ASP.NET
7 16 (4.62%) SOAP
8 15 (4.34%) REST
9 14 (4.05%) CSS3
9 14 (4.05%) React
9 14 (4.05%) Spring Boot
9 14 (4.05%) XML
10 13 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (3.76%) jQuery
11 12 (3.47%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (3.18%) LDAP
12 11 (3.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (2.89%) Sass
14 9 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (4.34%) User Experience
4 9 (2.60%) Data Structures
4 9 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.31%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.73%) PKI
7 5 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.45%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.58%) CMDB
9 2 (0.58%) IVR
9 2 (0.58%) NHS
10 1 (0.29%) CCTV
10 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.29%) Clustering
10 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.29%) Replication
10 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.56%) Windows
2 19 (5.49%) Linux
3 16 (4.62%) Unix
4 12 (3.47%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.18%) Android
6 7 (2.02%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.73%) Solaris
8 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (13.87%) Project Management
3 41 (11.85%) PRINCE2
3 41 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (9.83%) ITIL
5 26 (7.51%) DevOps
6 24 (6.94%) TDD
7 22 (6.36%) MVC
8 21 (6.07%) Scrum
9 19 (5.49%) Change Management
10 18 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (5.20%) Test Automation
11 17 (4.91%) Service Delivery
12 16 (4.62%) Business Analysis
12 16 (4.62%) Migration
13 15 (4.34%) Computer Science
13 15 (4.34%) Service Management
14 14 (4.05%) Customer Requirements
14 14 (4.05%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (17.34%) JavaScript
2 48 (13.87%) Java
3 47 (13.58%) SQL
4 32 (9.25%) C#
5 12 (3.47%) Python
6 8 (2.31%) Ruby
7 7 (2.02%) C++
8 5 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.16%) COBOL
9 4 (1.16%) Go
9 4 (1.16%) Scala
9 4 (1.16%) VB
10 3 (0.87%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.87%) C
10 3 (0.87%) Java 8
10 3 (0.87%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.87%) PHP
10 3 (0.87%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (13.01%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.69%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.07%) Degree
4 19 (5.49%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.60%) ISEB
5 9 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (2.02%) APMP
6 7 (2.02%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (1.45%) CISSP
7 5 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.16%) SSCP
9 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.58%) HNC
10 2 (0.58%) HND
10 2 (0.58%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.58%) PMP
11 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.36%) SLA
2 16 (4.62%) PMO
3 8 (2.31%) QA
4 6 (1.73%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.87%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.89%) Docker
3 2 (0.58%) HDFS
3 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.58%) XenApp
3 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.29%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (5.78%) SCCM
2 8 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (2.02%) Ansible
4 3 (0.87%) Control-M
5 2 (0.58%) Terraform
6 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.29%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.29%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.29%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.29%) SCOM
6 1 (0.29%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (23.41%) Microsoft
2 45 (13.01%) Oracle
3 14 (4.05%) SAP
4 10 (2.89%) IBM
5 9 (2.60%) VMware
6 7 (2.02%) Apple
7 6 (1.73%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.73%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.45%) Cisco
9 4 (1.16%) Avaya
9 4 (1.16%) HP
9 4 (1.16%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.87%) Citrix
10 3 (0.87%) Epicor
10 3 (0.87%) Google
10 3 (0.87%) hybris
10 3 (0.87%) NetApp
10 3 (0.87%) Pega
10 3 (0.87%) Remedy
10 3 (0.87%) TIBCO