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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 227 313 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.52% 30.01% 31.87%
As % of the General category 59.89% 60.89% 70.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 126 156
Median daily rate £400 £403 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +9.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -58.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £12.00 £37.75
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 379 514 537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 37.60% 49.28% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 198 225
Median daily rate £400 £413 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +12.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -26.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Milton Keynes -3 166 £400 -2.43% 15
High Wycombe +7 6 £158 -55.00% 8
Aylesbury -16 4 £400 -11.11% 1
Amersham 0 1 £400 - 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 128 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (22.57%) Banking
3 73 (17.72%) Scrum
4 69 (16.75%) Project Management
5 62 (15.05%) Security Cleared
6 61 (14.81%) Java
7 58 (14.08%) ITIL
8 56 (13.59%) SC Cleared
9 53 (12.86%) Oracle
10 52 (12.62%) PRINCE2
11 49 (11.89%) Microsoft
12 39 (9.47%) MS Excel
13 33 (8.01%) Windows
13 33 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (7.77%) Mobile App
15 31 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (7.52%) PMO
15 31 (7.52%) Retail
15 31 (7.52%) SQL
16 29 (7.04%) HTML
16 29 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 28 (6.80%) JavaScript
17 28 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (6.55%) Unix
18 27 (6.55%) MS Office
18 27 (6.55%) TDD
18 27 (6.55%) DV Cleared
19 26 (6.31%) Android
19 26 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
19 26 (6.31%) JIRA

Finance
Top Related 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 18 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.40%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.67%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.46%) SAS
6 5 (1.21%) Confluence
7 4 (0.97%) CMS
7 4 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (0.97%) IIS
8 3 (0.73%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.73%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.24%) Apache
10 1 (0.24%) CICS
10 1 (0.24%) Liferay
10 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 39 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.55%) MS Office
3 20 (4.85%) MS Project
4 15 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.67%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.73%) InVision
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.24%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.46%) Staffware
4 5 (1.21%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.73%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.49%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.24%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.18%) PaaS
2 7 (1.70%) OpenShift
3 6 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.21%) IaaS
4 5 (1.21%) SaaS
5 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.73%) Office 365
7 2 (0.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.61%) Internet
2 13 (3.16%) Firewall
3 9 (2.18%) WAN
4 6 (1.46%) DNS
4 6 (1.46%) LDAP
4 6 (1.46%) MPLS
5 5 (1.21%) ADSL
5 5 (1.21%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.21%) Intranet
5 5 (1.21%) SSL
5 5 (1.21%) VoIP
5 5 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.97%) ATM
6 4 (0.97%) LAN
6 4 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.73%) HTTP
7 3 (0.73%) SAN
7 3 (0.73%) VPN
7 3 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.58%) Big Data
2 22 (5.34%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.91%) DB2
4 11 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.43%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.43%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.43%) SQL Server
6 9 (2.18%) Apache Hive
6 9 (2.18%) HBase
6 9 (2.18%) Impala
7 7 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.70%) Data Lake
7 7 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.46%) Essbase
8 6 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.46%) Sqoop
9 4 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.97%) PowerCenter
9 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (6.31%) JIRA
2 21 (5.10%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.61%) Selenium
4 18 (4.37%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.46%) MSI
6 6 (1.46%) SonarQube
6 6 (1.46%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.21%) Introscope
8 4 (0.97%) Android Studio
8 4 (0.97%) HP UFT
8 4 (0.97%) JMeter
8 4 (0.97%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.73%) Calabash
9 3 (0.73%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.49%) GitLab
10 2 (0.49%) NeoLoad
11 1 (0.24%) Appium
General
1 93 (22.57%) Banking
2 31 (7.52%) Retail
3 18 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.88%) Spanish Language
5 15 (3.64%) Automotive
6 12 (2.91%) Electronics
6 12 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.91%) Marketing
7 6 (1.46%) German Language
8 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Military
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (22.82%) Analyst
2 78 (18.93%) Developer
3 34 (8.25%) Project Manager
4 27 (6.55%) Architect
5 25 (6.07%) Designer
6 23 (5.58%) Test Analyst
7 21 (5.10%) Financial Analyst
8 19 (4.61%) Business Analyst
9 17 (4.13%) Consultant
10 16 (3.88%) Java Developer
11 15 (3.64%) Android Developer
12 14 (3.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (3.40%) Service Analyst
13 13 (3.16%) Administrator
13 13 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (2.91%) SC Cleared Project Manager
15 10 (2.43%) UX Designer
16 9 (2.18%) Agile Developer
16 9 (2.18%) QA Engineer
16 9 (2.18%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.04%) HTML
2 25 (6.07%) CSS
3 23 (5.58%) HTML5
4 20 (4.85%) .NET
4 20 (4.85%) SOAP
5 18 (4.37%) CSS3
6 14 (3.40%) AngularJS
7 12 (2.91%) Sass
8 11 (2.67%) REST
9 10 (2.43%) Android SDK
9 10 (2.43%) Node.js
10 9 (2.18%) ASP.NET
10 9 (2.18%) LESS
11 8 (1.94%) Kafka
11 8 (1.94%) Spring Boot
12 7 (1.70%) jQuery
12 7 (1.70%) Redux
12 7 (1.70%) Web Services
12 7 (1.70%) XML
13 6 (1.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.77%) Mobile App
2 31 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.61%) User Experience
4 15 (3.64%) Mobile Banking
5 9 (2.18%) e-Health
5 9 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.70%) Online Banking
8 6 (1.46%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.21%) IVR
9 5 (1.21%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.97%) Clustering
10 4 (0.97%) iPad
11 3 (0.73%) iPhone
12 2 (0.49%) CMDB
13 1 (0.24%) CCTV
13 1 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.24%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.01%) Windows
2 27 (6.55%) Unix
3 26 (6.31%) Android
3 26 (6.31%) Linux
4 14 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.70%) Windows Vista
5 7 (1.70%) zOS
6 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.73%) Windows NT
6 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.49%) AIX
7 2 (0.49%) MVS
7 2 (0.49%) Solaris
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) VMS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (17.72%) Scrum
3 69 (16.75%) Project Management
4 58 (14.08%) ITIL
5 52 (12.62%) PRINCE2
6 33 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (6.55%) TDD
10 26 (6.31%) Business Analysis
10 26 (6.31%) Change Management
10 26 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (5.83%) Service Management
12 22 (5.34%) Programme Management
13 21 (5.10%) Incident Management
14 19 (4.61%) DevOps
15 18 (4.37%) Android Development
16 17 (4.13%) Service Delivery
17 16 (3.88%) BDD
17 16 (3.88%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.81%) Java
2 31 (7.52%) SQL
3 28 (6.80%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.13%) C#
5 14 (3.40%) Python
6 12 (2.91%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.46%) Scala
7 6 (1.46%) VB
8 5 (1.21%) Perl
8 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.97%) C
9 4 (0.97%) C++
9 4 (0.97%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.73%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.73%) JCL
10 3 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.73%) Ruby
10 3 (0.73%) VBA
11 2 (0.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 62 (15.05%) Security Cleared
2 56 (13.59%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.55%) DV Cleared
4 17 (4.13%) ISEB
5 16 (3.88%) Degree
6 11 (2.67%) ISTQB
6 11 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.94%) APMP
9 6 (1.46%) CCNA
9 6 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.21%) APMG
10 5 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.73%) ACCA
11 3 (0.73%) CIMA
11 3 (0.73%) CISA
11 3 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.73%) PMP
12 2 (0.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.52%) PMO
2 23 (5.58%) SLA
3 18 (4.37%) QA
4 4 (0.97%) SDET
5 3 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.49%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.24%) EFQM
7 1 (0.24%) ISO19770
7 1 (0.24%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.46%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.46%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.73%) Docker
2 3 (0.73%) HDFS
3 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.18%) CA Wily
2 7 (1.70%) SCCM
3 6 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.46%) SCOM
4 5 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.97%) Ansible
5 4 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.73%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.49%) Control-M
7 2 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.49%) Nessus
7 2 (0.49%) Oozie
7 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.24%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.24%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 53 (12.86%) Oracle
2 49 (11.89%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.07%) SAP
4 12 (2.91%) Remedy
5 11 (2.67%) Avaya
6 10 (2.43%) CA
6 10 (2.43%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (2.18%) Cisco
8 8 (1.94%) F5
9 7 (1.70%) Adobe
9 7 (1.70%) Genesys
9 7 (1.70%) HP
9 7 (1.70%) IBM
9 7 (1.70%) VMware
10 6 (1.46%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.46%) ILOG
10 6 (1.46%) Intel Security
10 6 (1.46%) Nimsoft
11 5 (1.21%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.21%) NetQoS
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