Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 442 370 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.21% 21.33% 30.36%
As % of the General category 45.06% 55.81% 61.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 170 288
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £415 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +6.34% +7.66%
10th Percentile £295 £258 £260
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 10
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £11.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +71.09% -4.26%
10th Percentile £10.85 £17.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £27.04 £26.00 £18.50
South East median hourly rate £23.25 £27.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year -13.89% +21.35% +28.99%

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 981 663 1,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.86% 38.21% 49.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 295 439
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £255 £209 £229
90th Percentile £538 £550 £532
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 18 26
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £18.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +29.31% +18.76%
10th Percentile £11.35 £8.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £70.33 £39.64
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27% +37.50%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 18 February 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 0 322 £394 -5.06% 53
High Wycombe -2 20 £363 -12.39% 5
Amersham +2 5 - -
Aylesbury -2 2 - - 4
Buckingham -2 2 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £650 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 166 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (18.78%) Java
3 80 (18.10%) Banking
4 53 (11.99%) TDD
4 53 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (11.99%) SQL
5 50 (11.31%) Windows
6 49 (11.09%) Microsoft
6 49 (11.09%) AngularJS
6 49 (11.09%) DevOps
7 45 (10.18%) Jenkins
7 45 (10.18%) JavaScript
8 43 (9.73%) Linux
8 43 (9.73%) JIRA
9 42 (9.50%) Oracle
10 41 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (9.05%) Microsoft Excel
12 39 (8.82%) Scrum
13 37 (8.37%) Continuous Delivery
14 36 (8.14%) Security Cleared
15 35 (7.92%) Hadoop
15 35 (7.92%) C#
16 34 (7.69%) SQL Server
16 34 (7.69%) Project Management
16 34 (7.69%) Financial Institution
16 34 (7.69%) SC Cleared
16 34 (7.69%) Big Data
17 33 (7.47%) Spring Boot
17 33 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
18 32 (7.24%) Test Automation

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 24 (5.43%) Confluence
2 23 (5.20%) OpenStack
3 21 (4.75%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.49%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (2.49%) SAS
5 8 (1.81%) WordPress
6 6 (1.36%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.13%) NServiceBus
8 4 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.68%) CMS
9 3 (0.68%) Drupal
9 3 (0.68%) IIS
9 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 40 (9.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (7.01%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (5.43%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.68%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Staffware
4 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (6.56%) OpenShift
4 19 (4.30%) PaaS
5 18 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (3.62%) IaaS
7 12 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.13%) Office 365
9 3 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.45%) Sauce Labs
11 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.49%) Firewall
2 8 (1.81%) Internet
3 7 (1.58%) ATM
4 5 (1.13%) LAN
5 4 (0.90%) WAN
6 3 (0.68%) SAN
6 3 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.68%) VLAN
7 2 (0.45%) DHCP
7 2 (0.45%) DNS
7 2 (0.45%) VoIP
7 2 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.45%) Wireless
8 1 (0.23%) BGP
8 1 (0.23%) Frame Relay
8 1 (0.23%) FTP
8 1 (0.23%) HTTP
8 1 (0.23%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.23%) WLAN
8 1 (0.23%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.92%) Hadoop
2 34 (7.69%) Big Data
2 34 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 20 (4.52%) DB2
4 16 (3.62%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (3.39%) Redis
6 13 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.71%) Impala
8 11 (2.49%) Apache Hive
9 10 (2.26%) Data Lake
9 10 (2.26%) MySQL
9 10 (2.26%) PowerCenter
9 10 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.58%) QlikView
11 6 (1.36%) NuoDB
11 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.36%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 45 (10.18%) Jenkins
2 43 (9.73%) JIRA
3 32 (7.24%) Git (software)
4 29 (6.56%) Selenium
5 21 (4.75%) GitLab
6 12 (2.71%) Cucumber
6 12 (2.71%) WebDriver
7 11 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.04%) Maven
9 7 (1.58%) Appium
9 7 (1.58%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.58%) Protractor
10 6 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.13%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.13%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (1.13%) Mocha
11 5 (1.13%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.90%) Moq
12 4 (0.90%) MSTest
12 4 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 80 (18.10%) Banking
2 34 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 31 (7.01%) Retail
4 26 (5.88%) Marketing
5 23 (5.20%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.85%) Retail Banking
7 15 (3.39%) Automotive
8 12 (2.71%) Electronics
8 12 (2.71%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.81%) Brand Awareness
9 8 (1.81%) Legal
9 8 (1.81%) Spanish Language
10 7 (1.58%) Back Office
10 7 (1.58%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (1.13%) Front Office
12 4 (0.90%) Advertising
13 3 (0.68%) Law
13 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.45%) German Language
14 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 115 (26.02%) Developer
2 85 (19.23%) Analyst
3 32 (7.24%) Business Analyst
4 25 (5.66%) Project Manager
5 23 (5.20%) Delivery Manager
6 21 (4.75%) Architect
7 20 (4.52%) Java Developer
8 19 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
9 18 (4.07%) Consultant
9 18 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (3.62%) Test Analyst
11 15 (3.39%) Financial Analyst
12 14 (3.17%) Administrator
12 14 (3.17%) Service Analyst
13 13 (2.94%) .NET Developer
13 13 (2.94%) C# Developer
14 12 (2.71%) Data Engineer
14 12 (2.71%) Software Developer
15 11 (2.49%) Agile Delivery Manager
15 11 (2.49%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.09%) AngularJS
2 33 (7.47%) Spring Boot
3 26 (5.88%) HTML
3 26 (5.88%) Spring
4 25 (5.66%) Node.js
5 23 (5.20%) .NET
5 23 (5.20%) REST
6 17 (3.85%) CSS
7 15 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (3.39%) SOAP
8 14 (3.17%) Kafka
8 14 (3.17%) Web Services
9 13 (2.94%) WCF
10 12 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (2.71%) RESTful
11 9 (2.04%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.04%) XML
12 8 (1.81%) HTML5
13 7 (1.58%) CSS3
13 7 (1.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (2.26%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.26%) Social Media
4 9 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 8 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (1.81%) Hedge funds
5 8 (1.81%) User Experience
6 6 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.36%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.13%) FMCG
8 3 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.45%) Fintech
9 2 (0.45%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (11.31%) Windows
2 43 (9.73%) Linux
3 27 (6.11%) Unix
4 16 (3.62%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.49%) Android
6 6 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.36%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.68%) MVS
8 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.68%) Solaris
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (11.99%) TDD
3 49 (11.09%) DevOps
4 41 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (8.82%) Scrum
6 37 (8.37%) Continuous Delivery
7 34 (7.69%) Project Management
8 32 (7.24%) Test Automation
9 30 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (6.11%) PRINCE2
11 27 (6.11%) Process Improvement
12 23 (5.20%) Programme Management
13 21 (4.75%) ITIL
14 20 (4.52%) Digital Marketing
14 20 (4.52%) MVC
14 20 (4.52%) Service Delivery
14 20 (4.52%) Technical Architecture
15 18 (4.07%) BDD
15 18 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 83 (18.78%) Java
2 53 (11.99%) SQL
3 45 (10.18%) JavaScript
4 35 (7.92%) C#
5 18 (4.07%) Ruby
5 18 (4.07%) Scala
6 17 (3.85%) Python
7 9 (2.04%) VB
8 8 (1.81%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.58%) VBA
10 6 (1.36%) Apple Swift
10 6 (1.36%) Go
10 6 (1.36%) Perl
10 6 (1.36%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.13%) PHP
12 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.90%) Korn
12 4 (0.90%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.45%) Groovy
13 2 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.98%) Degree
4 15 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.49%) PMI Certification
6 10 (2.26%) ISEB
6 10 (2.26%) PMP
7 6 (1.36%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.13%) APMP
8 5 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.45%) APMG
10 2 (0.45%) CCIE
10 2 (0.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (0.45%) CCNP
10 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.23%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.07%) QA
2 15 (3.39%) PMO
3 10 (2.26%) GDPR
3 10 (2.26%) SLA
4 9 (2.04%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (4.98%) Docker
2 13 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.81%) Apache Flume
4 7 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.45%) HDFS
6 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.23%) vCloud
7 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (7.01%) Ansible
2 7 (1.58%) SCCM
3 6 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.36%) Oozie
4 4 (0.90%) Control-M
5 3 (0.68%) Kibana
5 3 (0.68%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.45%) Puppet
6 2 (0.45%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.23%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.23%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.23%) SCOM
7 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (11.09%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.50%) Oracle
3 26 (5.88%) IBM
3 26 (5.88%) SAP
4 19 (4.30%) Cloudera
5 17 (3.85%) VMware
6 14 (3.17%) HP
7 12 (2.71%) Google
7 12 (2.71%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.04%) Remedy
9 8 (1.81%) Teradata
10 6 (1.36%) CA
11 5 (1.13%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.13%) Cisco
11 5 (1.13%) Nimsoft
11 5 (1.13%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
13 3 (0.68%) Adobe
13 3 (0.68%) BMC
13 3 (0.68%) EMC