Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 567 392 786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.92% 22.54% 29.55%
As % of the General category 50.09% 53.92% 63.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 192 380
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £394 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.29% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £300 £240 £231
90th Percentile £558 £538 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £411
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.52% +6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £11.50 £11.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.52% +2.77% -6.75%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.23 £9.00
90th Percentile £27.90 £16.13 £16.13
South East median hourly rate £20.75 £23.68 £22.83
% change year-on-year -12.37% +3.72% +34.29%

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 1132 727 1245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.76% 41.81% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 313 536
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +3.81%
10th Percentile £225 £200 £221
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 22 20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% +35.42%
10th Percentile £9.72 £9.07 £8.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £62.50 £45.13
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%

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 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -1 430 £388 -8.82% 21
High Wycombe 0 26 £363 -22.04% 1
Amersham - 5 - - 1
Buckingham 0 2 - -
Aylesbury -5 2 £350 -22.22% 4
Newport Pagnell - 1 £650 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 200 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (21.34%) Java
3 119 (20.99%) Banking
4 84 (14.81%) Scrum
5 76 (13.40%) Jenkins
6 72 (12.70%) TDD
7 69 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
8 68 (11.99%) Microsoft
9 64 (11.29%) Git (software)
9 64 (11.29%) DevOps
10 63 (11.11%) Linux
11 60 (10.58%) Oracle
12 59 (10.41%) SQL
13 55 (9.70%) JavaScript
14 53 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
15 52 (9.17%) JIRA
16 51 (8.99%) Windows
17 49 (8.64%) Ansible
18 48 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
19 47 (8.29%) Spring
20 46 (8.11%) Project Management
20 46 (8.11%) AngularJS
21 42 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
21 42 (7.41%) Unix
21 42 (7.41%) IBM
22 41 (7.23%) ITIL
22 41 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
22 41 (7.23%) SQL Server
23 39 (6.88%) OpenShift
24 38 (6.70%) Node.js

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 35 (6.17%) OpenStack
2 24 (4.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 19 (3.35%) Apache Spark
4 18 (3.17%) Confluence
5 15 (2.65%) CMS
5 15 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.29%) Liferay
7 12 (2.12%) Drupal
8 11 (1.94%) Alfresco
8 11 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (1.94%) SAS
9 8 (1.41%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.41%) WordPress
10 4 (0.71%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.53%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.35%) Apache
12 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.35%) JBoss
12 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 41 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (3.35%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.53%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.53%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.53%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (6.88%) OpenShift
4 23 (4.06%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (3.70%) PaaS
6 17 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (2.29%) IaaS
8 8 (1.41%) Office 365
9 4 (0.71%) npm
10 3 (0.53%) Slack
11 2 (0.35%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.18%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.18%) Route 53
12 1 (0.18%) Sauce Labs
12 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.65%) Firewall
2 13 (2.29%) Internet
3 12 (2.12%) LDAP
4 8 (1.41%) ATM
5 7 (1.23%) Intranet
6 5 (0.88%) HTTP
7 4 (0.71%) DHCP
7 4 (0.71%) DNS
7 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.35%) LAN
8 2 (0.35%) NAS
8 2 (0.35%) SAN
8 2 (0.35%) Skype
8 2 (0.35%) VoIP
8 2 (0.35%) VPN
8 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.18%) Intelligent Network
9 1 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.18%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.82%) Big Data
3 30 (5.29%) DB2
3 30 (5.29%) Hadoop
4 24 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 21 (3.70%) MySQL
6 20 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (3.17%) Redis
8 14 (2.47%) NoSQL
9 13 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.94%) DB2 UDB
12 7 (1.23%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.23%) Data Lake
12 7 (1.23%) Impala
12 7 (1.23%) QlikView
13 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.88%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 76 (13.40%) Jenkins
2 64 (11.29%) Git (software)
3 52 (9.17%) JIRA
4 27 (4.76%) GitLab
5 19 (3.35%) Selenium
6 16 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (2.12%) Cucumber
8 11 (1.94%) Maven
9 10 (1.76%) Protractor
10 8 (1.41%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.41%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.23%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.06%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (0.88%) Mocha
14 4 (0.71%) Appium
14 4 (0.71%) Calabash
14 4 (0.71%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.71%) SoapUI
General
1 119 (20.99%) Banking
2 38 (6.70%) Financial Institution
3 36 (6.35%) Retail
4 35 (6.17%) Marketing
4 35 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.59%) Automotive
6 22 (3.88%) Electronics
6 22 (3.88%) Manufacturing
7 21 (3.70%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.59%) Spanish Language
9 8 (1.41%) Brand Awareness
10 7 (1.23%) Legal
10 7 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.53%) Law
13 2 (0.35%) Front Office
13 2 (0.35%) German Language
13 2 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Billing
14 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 157 (27.69%) Developer
2 104 (18.34%) Analyst
3 39 (6.88%) Java Developer
4 34 (6.00%) Architect
5 32 (5.64%) Business Analyst
5 32 (5.64%) Project Manager
6 28 (4.94%) Administrator
7 26 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (4.06%) Delivery Manager
9 19 (3.35%) Senior Developer
10 17 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (3.00%) Test Analyst
11 16 (2.82%) Financial Analyst
11 16 (2.82%) Service Manager
11 16 (2.82%) Software Developer
11 16 (2.82%) Tester
12 14 (2.47%) Consultant
12 14 (2.47%) Service Analyst
12 14 (2.47%) SQL Developer
13 13 (2.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.29%) Spring
2 46 (8.11%) AngularJS
3 38 (6.70%) Node.js
4 36 (6.35%) REST
5 32 (5.64%) SOAP
6 31 (5.47%) HTML
7 28 (4.94%) RESTful
7 28 (4.94%) Spring Boot
8 24 (4.23%) .NET
9 20 (3.53%) JSON
10 18 (3.17%) Web Services
11 16 (2.82%) CSS
12 15 (2.65%) Java EE
12 15 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (2.65%) Swagger
12 15 (2.65%) XML
13 14 (2.47%) HTML5
13 14 (2.47%) OAuth
14 12 (2.12%) CSS3
14 12 (2.12%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (2.12%) Social Media
6 11 (1.94%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.76%) User Experience
8 8 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.41%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.06%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.71%) CMDB
11 4 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.53%) CESG
12 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (0.53%) Robotics
13 2 (0.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 63 (11.11%) Linux
2 51 (8.99%) Windows
3 42 (7.41%) Unix
4 16 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.59%) Android
7 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.88%) AIX
8 5 (0.88%) Solaris
8 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.35%) VMS
11 1 (0.18%) MVS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (14.81%) Scrum
3 72 (12.70%) TDD
4 64 (11.29%) DevOps
5 53 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
6 48 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (8.11%) Project Management
8 41 (7.23%) ITIL
9 38 (6.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 38 (6.70%) Test Automation
10 34 (6.00%) Microservices
10 34 (6.00%) Service Delivery
11 33 (5.82%) Programme Management
12 31 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (5.29%) Digital Marketing
14 29 (5.11%) API Development
15 28 (4.94%) Process Improvement
16 27 (4.76%) BDD
16 27 (4.76%) CRM
17 26 (4.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 121 (21.34%) Java
2 59 (10.41%) SQL
3 55 (9.70%) JavaScript
4 38 (6.70%) Ruby
5 35 (6.17%) C#
6 27 (4.76%) Python
7 19 (3.35%) Shell Script
8 15 (2.65%) Scala
9 12 (2.12%) VB
10 11 (1.94%) Go
11 10 (1.76%) Perl
12 9 (1.59%) Apple Swift
13 8 (1.41%) PHP
13 8 (1.41%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.23%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.06%) VBA
16 5 (0.88%) C
16 5 (0.88%) Korn
17 3 (0.53%) HiveQL
18 2 (0.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 38 (6.70%) Security Cleared
2 37 (6.53%) SC Cleared
3 35 (6.17%) Degree
4 23 (4.06%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.94%) ISEB
6 10 (1.76%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.76%) PMP
7 8 (1.41%) CISM
7 8 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (1.23%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.88%) APMP
10 5 (0.88%) CISSP
11 4 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.35%) ACCA
13 2 (0.35%) CIMA
13 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.94%) QA
2 26 (4.59%) SLA
3 17 (3.00%) PMO
4 15 (2.65%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.94%) GDPR
6 10 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.88%) P3O
8 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.53%) COBIT
9 3 (0.53%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.18%) AS 2805
10 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 25 (4.41%) Docker
2 21 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.41%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.71%) HDFS
5 4 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.18%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.18%) vCloud
8 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (8.64%) Ansible
2 8 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.06%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.88%) SCCM
5 4 (0.71%) Oozie
6 3 (0.53%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.35%) Control-M
7 2 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.35%) Kibana
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.35%) Puppet
7 2 (0.35%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.18%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) SCOM
8 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.18%) Terraform
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 68 (11.99%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.58%) Oracle
3 42 (7.41%) IBM
4 32 (5.64%) SAP
5 25 (4.41%) VMware
6 18 (3.17%) Google
7 16 (2.82%) HP
8 15 (2.65%) Remedy
9 12 (2.12%) Cloudera
9 12 (2.12%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.94%) OpenText
11 7 (1.23%) Apigee
11 7 (1.23%) BMC
11 7 (1.23%) CA
11 7 (1.23%) MuleSoft
11 7 (1.23%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.23%) Teradata
11 7 (1.23%) WSO2
12 6 (1.06%) CyberArk
13 5 (0.88%) Nimsoft