Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 374 444 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.89% 22.58% 27.65%
As % of the General category 46.98% 57.07% 56.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 162 264
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.36% +11.87%
10th Percentile £250 £253 £293
90th Percentile £538 £537 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.80% +108.33% -58.97%
10th Percentile £11.02 £20.50 £11.30
90th Percentile £25.56 £30.30 £23.95
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +62.50% -8.57%

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 796 778 963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.07% 39.57% 48.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 292 405
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.37% +8.15%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £12.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.07% +124.07% -60.18%
10th Percentile £11.44 £8.77 £10.60
90th Percentile £51.15 £77.50 £38.90
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% - +21.95%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +1 283 £415 +3.63% 34
Aylesbury +8 10 £525 +40.00% 2
High Wycombe -4 9 £369 +34.09% 8
Amersham -1 1 - -
Buckingham -2 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - - 2
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 121 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (18.45%) Banking
3 59 (15.78%) Microsoft
4 53 (14.17%) Java
5 52 (13.90%) Project Management
6 50 (13.37%) Microsoft Excel
7 47 (12.57%) Oracle
8 46 (12.30%) Linux
9 45 (12.03%) Security Cleared
10 44 (11.76%) TDD
11 43 (11.50%) AngularJS
12 41 (10.96%) SQL
13 40 (10.70%) JavaScript
13 40 (10.70%) SC Cleared
13 40 (10.70%) JIRA
14 39 (10.43%) PRINCE2
14 39 (10.43%) Jenkins
15 35 (9.36%) Microsoft Project
16 34 (9.09%) ITIL
16 34 (9.09%) Test Automation
17 32 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (8.29%) DevOps
18 31 (8.29%) Unix
19 30 (8.02%) Microsoft Office
19 30 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
20 29 (7.75%) SQL Server
21 28 (7.49%) OpenShift
21 28 (7.49%) Confluence
22 27 (7.22%) Git (software)
23 25 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure

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 28 (7.49%) Confluence
2 12 (3.21%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.41%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.87%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.60%) IIS
6 5 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.34%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.80%) CMS
8 3 (0.80%) Drupal
8 3 (0.80%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.80%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) Apache
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.27%) SAP EP
Applications
1 50 (13.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (9.36%) Microsoft Project
3 30 (8.02%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (2.94%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Primavera
3 2 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.27%) Staffware
4 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (7.49%) OpenShift
3 25 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.74%) PaaS
5 8 (2.14%) IaaS
6 5 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.53%) npm
8 2 (0.53%) SaaS
8 2 (0.53%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.27%) GitHub
9 1 (0.27%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.87%) Internet
2 6 (1.60%) Firewall
2 6 (1.60%) SAN
3 5 (1.34%) LAN
3 5 (1.34%) VLAN
4 4 (1.07%) DNS
4 4 (1.07%) WAN
5 3 (0.80%) ATM
5 3 (0.80%) BGP
5 3 (0.80%) DHCP
5 3 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (0.80%) OSPF
6 2 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.53%) SSL
6 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.53%) Wireless
7 1 (0.27%) FTP
7 1 (0.27%) HTTP
7 1 (0.27%) SMS
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.42%) Big Data
3 23 (6.15%) Hadoop
4 22 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 21 (5.61%) DB2
6 18 (4.81%) MySQL
7 16 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.67%) Apache Hive
8 10 (2.67%) Impala
8 10 (2.67%) Redis
9 9 (2.41%) DB2 UDB
9 9 (2.41%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.87%) Data Lake
10 7 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.87%) NuoDB
11 6 (1.60%) PowerCenter
12 5 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (1.07%) SAP BW
13 4 (1.07%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 40 (10.70%) JIRA
2 39 (10.43%) Jenkins
3 27 (7.22%) Git (software)
4 19 (5.08%) GitLab
5 17 (4.55%) Selenium
6 11 (2.94%) Maven
7 9 (2.41%) Moq
7 9 (2.41%) MSTest
7 9 (2.41%) Protractor
8 7 (1.87%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (1.87%) Mocha
9 6 (1.60%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.60%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.34%) Appium
10 5 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.34%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.34%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.07%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (18.45%) Banking
2 25 (6.68%) Retail
3 23 (6.15%) Financial Institution
4 17 (4.55%) Spanish Language
5 13 (3.48%) Marketing
6 12 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.87%) Back Office
8 7 (1.87%) Legal
9 6 (1.60%) Automotive
9 6 (1.60%) Electronics
9 6 (1.60%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.07%) Advertising
10 4 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.80%) Front Office
12 2 (0.53%) German Language
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
13 1 (0.27%) Local Government
13 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (24.06%) Developer
2 65 (17.38%) Analyst
3 24 (6.42%) Project Manager
4 19 (5.08%) Project Officer
5 18 (4.81%) Consultant
6 17 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 17 (4.55%) Architect
7 16 (4.28%) Administrator
7 16 (4.28%) Java Developer
8 14 (3.74%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.21%) Service Manager
9 12 (3.21%) Web Developer
10 11 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (2.94%) Test Analyst
11 10 (2.67%) Data Engineer
11 10 (2.67%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (2.67%) Software Developer
12 9 (2.41%) Coordinator
12 9 (2.41%) DBA
12 9 (2.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.50%) AngularJS
2 24 (6.42%) .NET
3 21 (5.61%) Web Services
4 19 (5.08%) HTML
4 19 (5.08%) Node.js
4 19 (5.08%) REST
5 18 (4.81%) Spring Boot
6 17 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 17 (4.55%) CSS
6 17 (4.55%) Spring
7 14 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (3.74%) XML
8 12 (3.21%) RESTful
8 12 (3.21%) SOAP
9 11 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (2.94%) jQuery
9 11 (2.94%) Kafka
10 9 (2.41%) JSON
10 9 (2.41%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (2.41%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.48%) Mainframe
2 13 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (2.94%) User Experience
5 8 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.60%) Fintech
6 6 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.34%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.07%) Clustering
8 4 (1.07%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.07%) FMCG
9 3 (0.80%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.80%) iPad
9 3 (0.80%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) CCTV
10 2 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.30%) Linux
2 31 (8.29%) Unix
3 23 (6.15%) Windows
4 12 (3.21%) Solaris
5 7 (1.87%) Android
6 6 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.34%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.34%) zOS
8 4 (1.07%) AIX
8 4 (1.07%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.07%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.80%) MVS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (13.90%) Project Management
3 44 (11.76%) TDD
4 39 (10.43%) PRINCE2
5 34 (9.09%) ITIL
5 34 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 31 (8.29%) DevOps
7 25 (6.68%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (5.88%) Service Management
10 21 (5.61%) Process Improvement
11 20 (5.35%) MVC
12 19 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (5.08%) Waterfall
13 18 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (4.81%) CRM
13 18 (4.81%) Web Development
14 17 (4.55%) Programme Management
14 17 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.17%) Java
2 41 (10.96%) SQL
3 40 (10.70%) JavaScript
4 25 (6.68%) C#
5 23 (6.15%) Python
6 19 (5.08%) Bash Shell
7 17 (4.55%) Ruby
8 10 (2.67%) Scala
9 9 (2.41%) Korn
9 9 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.87%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.34%) Go
12 4 (1.07%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.07%) COBOL
12 4 (1.07%) JCL
13 3 (0.80%) Java 8
13 3 (0.80%) VB
14 2 (0.53%) ABAP
14 2 (0.53%) C++
14 2 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 40 (10.70%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.68%) Degree
4 16 (4.28%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.41%) APMP
6 7 (1.87%) ISEB
6 7 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.60%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.60%) PMP
8 4 (1.07%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.80%) APMG
9 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.53%) CCIE
10 2 (0.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (0.53%) CCNP
10 2 (0.53%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.68%) PMO
2 16 (4.28%) SLA
3 15 (4.01%) QA
4 8 (2.14%) GDPR
5 6 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.41%) Docker
2 8 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.34%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.27%) GPFS
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 24 (6.42%) Ansible
2 6 (1.60%) SCCM
3 5 (1.34%) Oozie
3 5 (1.34%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.07%) Control-M
5 3 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.53%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.53%) Kibana
6 2 (0.53%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.53%) Puppet
6 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.27%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.27%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.27%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (15.78%) Microsoft
2 47 (12.57%) Oracle
3 21 (5.61%) SAP
4 20 (5.35%) IBM
5 14 (3.74%) Cloudera
5 14 (3.74%) Remedy
6 10 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.60%) Google
8 6 (1.60%) VMware
9 5 (1.34%) Cisco
9 5 (1.34%) F5
10 4 (1.07%) Pega
11 3 (0.80%) Adobe
11 3 (0.80%) CA
11 3 (0.80%) EMC
11 3 (0.80%) HP
11 3 (0.80%) Perforce
12 2 (0.53%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.53%) NetApp