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 28 June 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 242 244 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.80% 25.34% 23.42%
As % of the General category 53.07% 53.98% 58.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 126 119
Median daily rate £425 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £303 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -23.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £10.23 £13.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.00 £18.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +31.57% -1.29%  

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 456 452 481
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.84% 46.94% 39.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 345 346
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £519 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 6
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -70.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.92 £10.23 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.50 £57.13 £49.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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 0 183 £425 +3.40% 34
High Wycombe +2 8 £275 -45.00% 3
Aylesbury -4 1 £375 -16.66% 2
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 161 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (20.38%) Banking
3 87 (18.47%) Java
4 83 (17.62%) Scrum
5 71 (15.07%) Security Cleared
6 70 (14.86%) ITIL
7 61 (12.95%) SC Cleared
8 60 (12.74%) Project Management
9 56 (11.89%) Git (software)
9 56 (11.89%) Jenkins
10 53 (11.25%) Linux
10 53 (11.25%) Oracle
11 52 (11.04%) Microsoft
12 50 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (10.40%) JavaScript
13 49 (10.40%) HTML
14 48 (10.19%) SAP
14 48 (10.19%) Windows
15 44 (9.34%) Programme Management
15 44 (9.34%) REST
16 42 (8.92%) SOAP
17 41 (8.70%) PRINCE2
17 41 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (8.70%) Marketing
17 41 (8.70%) TDD
17 41 (8.70%) Node.js
18 40 (8.49%) Telecoms
19 39 (8.28%) SQL
20 36 (7.64%) Electronics
20 36 (7.64%) Manufacturing

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 21 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.25%) OpenStack
2 20 (4.25%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.76%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.12%) CMS
5 9 (1.91%) Drupal
6 8 (1.70%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.49%) Liferay
8 6 (1.27%) Alfresco
8 6 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.06%) Confluence
9 5 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (1.06%) SAS
10 4 (0.85%) IIS
11 3 (0.64%) Apache
11 3 (0.64%) LiveCycle
11 3 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.42%) JBoss
12 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.40%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.42%) InVision
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (7.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.85%) Staffware
4 4 (0.85%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.21%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.21%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.67%) OpenShift
3 14 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.34%) PaaS
5 10 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.91%) Office 365
7 7 (1.49%) IaaS
7 7 (1.49%) SaaS
8 4 (0.85%) Yammer
9 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.79%) Internet
2 11 (2.34%) Firewall
3 8 (1.70%) ATM
3 8 (1.70%) LDAP
4 7 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.27%) DNS
5 6 (1.27%) WAN
6 5 (1.06%) Intranet
6 5 (1.06%) Skype
7 4 (0.85%) DHCP
7 4 (0.85%) HTTP
8 3 (0.64%) LAN
8 3 (0.64%) SAN
8 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.42%) SSL
9 2 (0.42%) VPN
10 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.21%) MPLS
10 1 (0.21%) SMS
10 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.94%) MongoDB
2 18 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (3.61%) Big Data
3 17 (3.61%) DB2
4 15 (3.18%) Hadoop
5 11 (2.34%) Apache Hive
5 11 (2.34%) Impala
5 11 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (2.34%) SQL Server
6 10 (2.12%) MySQL
7 9 (1.91%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.91%) Sqoop
8 8 (1.70%) HBase
9 7 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.27%) Redis
11 4 (0.85%) DB2 UDB
12 3 (0.64%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (11.89%) Git (software)
1 56 (11.89%) Jenkins
2 30 (6.37%) JIRA
3 18 (3.82%) Selenium
4 12 (2.55%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.12%) MSI
6 9 (1.91%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.70%) GitLab
8 7 (1.49%) Calabash
8 7 (1.49%) Introscope
9 6 (1.27%) JUnit
9 6 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.27%) Protractor
9 6 (1.27%) SonarQube
9 6 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.85%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.85%) JMeter
11 3 (0.64%) Mocha
11 3 (0.64%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 96 (20.38%) Banking
2 41 (8.70%) Marketing
3 40 (8.49%) Telecoms
4 36 (7.64%) Electronics
4 36 (7.64%) Manufacturing
5 28 (5.94%) Retail
6 12 (2.55%) Spanish Language
7 9 (1.91%) Automotive
8 6 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.06%) German Language
10 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 113 (23.99%) Developer
2 88 (18.68%) Analyst
3 28 (5.94%) Architect
3 28 (5.94%) Java Developer
3 28 (5.94%) Project Manager
4 23 (4.88%) Test Analyst
5 22 (4.67%) Business Analyst
5 22 (4.67%) Financial Analyst
6 20 (4.25%) Administrator
6 20 (4.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 18 (3.82%) Designer
8 15 (3.18%) Tester
9 14 (2.97%) Service Analyst
10 13 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (2.76%) Trainer
11 12 (2.55%) Automation Engineer
11 12 (2.55%) Node.js Developer
11 12 (2.55%) Service Architect
12 11 (2.34%) Android Developer
12 11 (2.34%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (10.40%) HTML
2 44 (9.34%) REST
3 42 (8.92%) SOAP
4 41 (8.70%) Node.js
5 34 (7.22%) HTML5
6 31 (6.58%) CSS
7 29 (6.16%) Spring
8 27 (5.73%) AngularJS
9 24 (5.10%) CSS3
10 23 (4.88%) Web Services
11 20 (4.25%) JSON
12 18 (3.82%) RESTful
13 17 (3.61%) Swagger
14 14 (2.97%) OAuth
14 14 (2.97%) Sass
15 13 (2.76%) jQuery
15 13 (2.76%) Spring Boot
16 12 (2.55%) LESS
17 11 (2.34%) .NET
18 10 (2.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.73%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.67%) User Experience
4 18 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.76%) Online Banking
6 12 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.55%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.34%) Mobile Banking
8 8 (1.70%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.49%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.27%) e-Health
11 5 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.85%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.64%) Clustering
13 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.42%) DataPower
14 2 (0.42%) iPad
14 2 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.25%) Linux
2 48 (10.19%) Windows
3 28 (5.94%) Unix
4 18 (3.82%) Android
5 12 (2.55%) AIX
5 12 (2.55%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.34%) Solaris
6 11 (2.34%) Windows Vista
7 4 (0.85%) zOS
8 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.64%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.64%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.64%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.42%) MVS
9 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.42%) VMS
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (17.62%) Scrum
3 70 (14.86%) ITIL
4 60 (12.74%) Project Management
5 50 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (9.34%) Programme Management
7 41 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 41 (8.70%) TDD
8 36 (7.64%) DevOps
8 36 (7.64%) Digital Marketing
9 35 (7.43%) Test Automation
10 29 (6.16%) Service Management
10 29 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (5.52%) Microservices
12 23 (4.88%) Service Delivery
12 23 (4.88%) SOA
13 21 (4.46%) API Development
13 21 (4.46%) Change Management
14 20 (4.25%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (18.47%) Java
2 49 (10.40%) JavaScript
3 39 (8.28%) SQL
4 29 (6.16%) Python
5 18 (3.82%) Ruby
6 15 (3.18%) Perl
7 14 (2.97%) C#
8 11 (2.34%) Scala
9 10 (2.12%) VB
10 9 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.27%) Apple Swift
11 6 (1.27%) PHP
11 6 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.06%) C++
13 4 (0.85%) VBA
14 3 (0.64%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.42%) ABAP
15 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.42%) Groovy
15 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 61 (12.95%) SC Cleared
3 35 (7.43%) DV Cleared
4 22 (4.67%) ISEB
5 19 (4.03%) Degree
6 13 (2.76%) ISTQB
7 10 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.49%) CISM
10 5 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.85%) CISSP
11 4 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.64%) ACCA
12 3 (0.64%) APMG
12 3 (0.64%) APMP
12 3 (0.64%) CIMA
12 3 (0.64%) CISA
12 3 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.42%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.16%) PMO
2 24 (5.10%) QA
2 24 (5.10%) SLA
3 11 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.64%) COBIT
4 3 (0.64%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.42%) GDPR
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.21%) EFQM
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.21%) P3O
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.91%) Apache Flume
3 8 (1.70%) HDFS
3 8 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.49%) Docker
5 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (6.16%) Ansible
2 12 (2.55%) SCCM
3 10 (2.12%) CA Wily
4 9 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (1.70%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (1.06%) SCOM
7 4 (0.85%) Oozie
8 3 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.64%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.42%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.21%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.21%) PowerBroker
10 1 (0.21%) Puppet
10 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (11.25%) Oracle
2 52 (11.04%) Microsoft
3 48 (10.19%) SAP
4 29 (6.16%) IBM
5 20 (4.25%) VMware
6 12 (2.55%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.55%) Remedy
7 10 (2.12%) CA
8 9 (1.91%) Cloudera
9 7 (1.49%) Nimsoft
10 6 (1.27%) Adobe
10 6 (1.27%) Cognos
10 6 (1.27%) HP
10 6 (1.27%) OpenText
10 6 (1.27%) WSO2
11 5 (1.06%) Apigee
11 5 (1.06%) Apple
11 5 (1.06%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.06%) NetQoS
11 5 (1.06%) Pega
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
VASSIT
Rate: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Rate: Competitive rate for the right individual
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 15 days ago