Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 273 393 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.30% 18.19% 23.08%
As % of the General category 52.60% 45.02% 59.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 154 173
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.41% +2.75%
10th Percentile £256 £260 £251
90th Percentile £650 £546 £550
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £16.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.32% -28.78% +87.50%
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% -20.35% +66.18%

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 519 873 741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 34.79% 40.40% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 262 294
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £255 £208
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 17
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11% +64.32%
10th Percentile £15.75 £11.44 £8.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.00 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £34.50 £27.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year +27.78% +4.85% -6.36%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 -2 194 £450 +12.50% 47
High Wycombe -10 10 £425 +26.87% 3
Aylesbury +6 7 £378 -28.10% 5
Beaconsfield - 7 £600 -
Amersham -2 1 £380 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 77 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (18.68%) Project Management
3 41 (15.02%) SQL
4 39 (14.29%) Java
4 39 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 38 (13.92%) JavaScript
6 34 (12.45%) ITIL
7 31 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
8 29 (10.62%) PRINCE2
9 28 (10.26%) HTML
9 28 (10.26%) Spring
10 27 (9.89%) C#
10 27 (9.89%) SAP
11 26 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (9.16%) Jenkins
13 24 (8.79%) .NET
14 23 (8.42%) Security Cleared
15 22 (8.06%) HTML5
15 22 (8.06%) Oracle
15 22 (8.06%) Windows
15 22 (8.06%) Banking
15 22 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
16 21 (7.69%) DevOps
16 21 (7.69%) Migration
16 21 (7.69%) SQL Server
16 21 (7.69%) Test Automation
17 20 (7.33%) Business Analysis
18 19 (6.96%) CSS

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 9 (3.30%) Confluence
2 6 (2.20%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.83%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.47%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.47%) JBoss
5 3 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.10%) CMS
5 3 (1.10%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.10%) IIS
5 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.73%) Drupal
6 2 (0.73%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 31 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (2.20%) SAP Payroll
3 5 (1.83%) SAP BPC
3 5 (1.83%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.73%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.73%) Primavera
4 2 (0.73%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.37%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.37%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.66%) Office 365
3 9 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.83%) OneDrive
5 4 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.47%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.47%) GitHub
5 4 (1.47%) IaaS
6 3 (1.10%) PaaS
7 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.73%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.73%) Route 53
7 2 (0.73%) Serverless
7 2 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.37%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.93%) LAN
1 8 (2.93%) WAN
2 5 (1.83%) HTTP
2 5 (1.83%) Skype
2 5 (1.83%) Unified Communications
2 5 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.10%) VoIP
3 3 (1.10%) VPN
4 2 (0.73%) SAN
5 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.37%) Firewall
5 1 (0.37%) Network Security
5 1 (0.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.66%) Big Data
4 9 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.83%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.47%) MySQL
6 4 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.10%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.10%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.10%) PowerCenter
7 3 (1.10%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.73%) Impala
8 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 25 (9.16%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.13%) JIRA
4 9 (3.30%) Maven
5 5 (1.83%) git-flow
5 5 (1.83%) GitLab
5 5 (1.83%) Selenium
5 5 (1.83%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.47%) ERwin
6 4 (1.47%) IntelliJ
6 4 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.10%) FishEye
7 3 (1.10%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (1.10%) Subversion
8 2 (0.73%) ER Studio
8 2 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.73%) RStudio
8 2 (0.73%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (8.06%) Banking
2 18 (6.59%) Retail
3 13 (4.76%) Automotive
4 12 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.20%) Marketing
6 5 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.83%) Legal
7 4 (1.47%) German Language
8 3 (1.10%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Games
9 2 (0.73%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (20.88%) Analyst
1 57 (20.88%) Developer
2 41 (15.02%) Project Manager
3 15 (5.49%) Business Analyst
4 13 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (4.03%) Java Developer
6 9 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 9 (3.30%) Consultant
6 9 (3.30%) IT Manager
6 9 (3.30%) Senior Manager
7 8 (2.93%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (2.93%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (2.56%) Architect
8 7 (2.56%) Business Manager
8 7 (2.56%) C# Developer
8 7 (2.56%) React Developer
8 7 (2.56%) Service Analyst
9 6 (2.20%) Junior
9 6 (2.20%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.26%) HTML
1 28 (10.26%) Spring
2 24 (8.79%) .NET
3 22 (8.06%) HTML5
4 19 (6.96%) CSS
5 18 (6.59%) Spring Boot
6 14 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
7 13 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 13 (4.76%) Node.js
7 13 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (4.40%) jQuery
9 11 (4.03%) CSS3
10 9 (3.30%) React
11 8 (2.93%) EDI
11 8 (2.93%) Sass
11 8 (2.93%) SOAP
12 7 (2.56%) REST
12 7 (2.56%) XML
13 6 (2.20%) Ajax
13 6 (2.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.83%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.83%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.47%) Fintech
6 4 (1.47%) NHS
7 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.10%) Robotics
7 3 (1.10%) User Experience
8 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.73%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.73%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.37%) Clustering
9 1 (0.37%) IVR
9 1 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.06%) Windows
2 12 (4.40%) Windows 10
3 10 (3.66%) Linux
4 7 (2.56%) Unix
5 2 (0.73%) Android
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.37%) MVS
6 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (18.68%) Project Management
3 34 (12.45%) ITIL
4 29 (10.62%) PRINCE2
5 25 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (7.69%) DevOps
7 21 (7.69%) Migration
7 21 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 20 (7.33%) Business Analysis
9 18 (6.59%) Service Delivery
9 18 (6.59%) TDD
10 17 (6.23%) ERP
10 17 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (5.49%) Scrum
12 14 (5.13%) Data Modelling
12 14 (5.13%) Incident Management
12 14 (5.13%) Service Management
13 12 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 11 (4.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.02%) SQL
2 39 (14.29%) Java
3 38 (13.92%) JavaScript
4 27 (9.89%) C#
5 9 (3.30%) Python
6 8 (2.93%) VB
7 7 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.20%) Java 8
9 4 (1.47%) PHP
10 3 (1.10%) ABAP
10 3 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.10%) Scala
10 3 (1.10%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.73%) C
11 2 (0.73%) C++
11 2 (0.73%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.73%) R
11 2 (0.73%) XPath
12 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.59%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.49%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.40%) Degree
5 10 (3.66%) APMP
5 10 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (2.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.83%) CIMA
9 4 (1.47%) ACCA
9 4 (1.47%) ISEB
9 4 (1.47%) PMP
10 3 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.73%) PhD
11 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.37%) AAT
12 1 (0.37%) CCNA
12 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.13%) SLA
2 10 (3.66%) PMO
3 4 (1.47%) QA
4 3 (1.10%) COBIT
4 3 (1.10%) GDPR
5 2 (0.73%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.37%) GAAP
6 1 (0.37%) IFRS
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (5.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.30%) Docker
3 3 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) GPFS
4 1 (0.37%) HDFS
4 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.37%) oVirt
4 1 (0.37%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (3.30%) SCCM
2 6 (2.20%) Ansible
3 5 (1.83%) Terraform
4 4 (1.47%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.73%) Control-M
5 2 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.73%) Nagios
5 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.37%) Kibana
6 1 (0.37%) Oozie
6 1 (0.37%) Puppet
6 1 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 39 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.89%) SAP
3 22 (8.06%) Oracle
4 10 (3.66%) Epicor
5 8 (2.93%) IBM
6 7 (2.56%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.47%) Avaya
8 3 (1.10%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.10%) Remedy
8 3 (1.10%) VMware
8 3 (1.10%) White Clarke
9 2 (0.73%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.73%) Apple
9 2 (0.73%) Ariba
9 2 (0.73%) CA
9 2 (0.73%) Cisco
9 2 (0.73%) Concur
9 2 (0.73%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.73%) TIBCO