Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 338 551 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.52% 24.80% 22.15%
As % of the General category 55.05% 52.23% 51.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 219 206
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £285
90th Percentile £575 £525 £534
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +50.00% -5.44%
10th Percentile £11.71 £12.12 £10.23
90th Percentile £26.60 £30.40 £15.75
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% +8.33% -20.00%

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 614 1,055 758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 33.64% 47.48% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 335 328
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -6.63% +9.21%
10th Percentile £255 £216 £220
90th Percentile £575 £528 £532
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 21
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.85% +33.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £12.24 £9.31 £10.23
90th Percentile £50.70 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +55.00% -10.11% +11.25%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -4 260 £425 +9.68% 60
High Wycombe -2 24 £433 +19.31% 14
Aylesbury +4 6 £450 +28.57% 2
Marlow - 4 - - 1
Beaconsfield - 2 £425 - 2
Buckingham 0 1 - -
Chesham - 1 - -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 87 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (21.01%) Microsoft
3 49 (14.50%) Project Management
4 46 (13.61%) JavaScript
5 44 (13.02%) Security Cleared
6 43 (12.72%) Java
6 43 (12.72%) ITIL
7 41 (12.13%) SQL
8 38 (11.24%) Oracle
8 38 (11.24%) PRINCE2
9 37 (10.95%) SC Cleared
9 37 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
10 33 (9.76%) Git (software)
10 33 (9.76%) TDD
11 32 (9.47%) Microsoft Office
11 32 (9.47%) Banking
11 32 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (8.88%) Windows
13 27 (7.99%) DevOps
13 27 (7.99%) Jenkins
14 25 (7.40%) Linux
14 25 (7.40%) C#
14 25 (7.40%) Active Directory
14 25 (7.40%) Service Management
15 24 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (6.80%) Degree
16 23 (6.80%) JIRA
16 23 (6.80%) SLA
16 23 (6.80%) .NET
17 22 (6.51%) Change Management

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 17 (5.03%) WebSphere
2 15 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.85%) Confluence
4 11 (3.25%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (1.78%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.78%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.48%) CMS
7 4 (1.18%) Apache
7 4 (1.18%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.89%) IIS
9 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.59%) Drupal
9 2 (0.59%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.59%) WordPress
10 1 (0.30%) CICS
10 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (9.47%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (4.73%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.07%) Temenos T24
2 5 (1.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.89%) Primavera
4 2 (0.59%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.59%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.59%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.59%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.59%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.30%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.92%) OpenShift
3 18 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.44%) PaaS
5 9 (2.66%) GitHub
6 8 (2.37%) SaaS
7 5 (1.48%) IaaS
8 4 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.59%) npm
10 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.07%) Firewall
2 6 (1.78%) SAN
3 5 (1.48%) HTTP
4 4 (1.18%) Network Security
5 3 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.89%) VPN
6 2 (0.59%) ATM
6 2 (0.59%) DNS
6 2 (0.59%) Internet
6 2 (0.59%) NX-OS
6 2 (0.59%) SSH
7 1 (0.30%) BGP
7 1 (0.30%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.30%) Broadband
7 1 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.30%) Intranet
7 1 (0.30%) NAS
7 1 (0.30%) OSPF
7 1 (0.30%) Skype
7 1 (0.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.73%) DB2
2 10 (2.96%) MongoDB
3 9 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.07%) MySQL
5 6 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (1.78%) NuoDB
5 6 (1.78%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.48%) Big Data
6 5 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.48%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.48%) Redis
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.18%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.18%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.59%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.99%) Jenkins
3 23 (6.80%) JIRA
4 10 (2.96%) GitLab
5 5 (1.48%) Android Studio
5 5 (1.48%) Selenium
6 4 (1.18%) Maven
6 4 (1.18%) Moq
6 4 (1.18%) MSTest
6 4 (1.18%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.89%) Appium
7 3 (0.89%) git-flow
7 3 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.59%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.59%) Mocha
8 2 (0.59%) Protractor
8 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (9.47%) Banking
2 22 (6.51%) Financial Institution
3 13 (3.85%) Retail
4 11 (3.25%) Automotive
5 10 (2.96%) Legal
6 8 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.78%) German Language
9 5 (1.48%) Marketing
10 4 (1.18%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.18%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.89%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.89%) Back Office
11 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.59%) Billing
12 2 (0.59%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.59%) French Language
13 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (21.89%) Developer
2 54 (15.98%) Analyst
3 32 (9.47%) Project Manager
4 18 (5.33%) Architect
5 16 (4.73%) Designer
6 14 (4.14%) Business Analyst
6 14 (4.14%) Project Officer
6 14 (4.14%) Service Manager
7 12 (3.55%) Java Developer
8 11 (3.25%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (3.25%) Support Analyst
9 10 (2.96%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (2.66%) Administrator
10 9 (2.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.37%) Technical Support
11 8 (2.37%) Technical Support Analyst
12 7 (2.07%) Senior Manager
12 7 (2.07%) Service Analyst
12 7 (2.07%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.80%) .NET
2 21 (6.21%) Spring
3 18 (5.33%) AngularJS
4 17 (5.03%) HTML
4 17 (5.03%) REST
5 16 (4.73%) ASP.NET
5 16 (4.73%) CSS
6 15 (4.44%) XML
7 14 (4.14%) SOAP
8 12 (3.55%) Web Services
9 10 (2.96%) CSS3
9 10 (2.96%) LDAP
9 10 (2.96%) Node.js
9 10 (2.96%) React
10 9 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (2.66%) HTML5
10 9 (2.66%) Spring Boot
11 8 (2.37%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (2.37%) RESTful
12 7 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.14%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (2.96%) Mainframe
3 10 (2.96%) User Experience
4 7 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.07%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.07%) PKI
5 5 (1.48%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.18%) Fintech
7 3 (0.89%) CMDB
7 3 (0.89%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.59%) IVR
8 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) CCTV
9 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.30%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.88%) Windows
2 25 (7.40%) Linux
3 16 (4.73%) Unix
4 9 (2.66%) Android
5 7 (2.07%) Solaris
5 7 (2.07%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.78%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.48%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.59%) zOS
10 1 (0.30%) AIX
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (14.50%) Project Management
3 43 (12.72%) ITIL
4 38 (11.24%) PRINCE2
5 37 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (9.76%) TDD
7 27 (7.99%) DevOps
8 25 (7.40%) Service Management
9 22 (6.51%) Change Management
9 22 (6.51%) Test Automation
10 19 (5.62%) Scrum
10 19 (5.62%) Waterfall
11 18 (5.33%) Business Analysis
11 18 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (4.73%) Migration
13 15 (4.44%) Service Delivery
14 14 (4.14%) MVC
14 14 (4.14%) Open Source
14 14 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.61%) JavaScript
2 43 (12.72%) Java
3 41 (12.13%) SQL
4 25 (7.40%) C#
5 21 (6.21%) Python
6 17 (5.03%) Ruby
7 10 (2.96%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.78%) C++
9 5 (1.48%) COBOL
9 5 (1.48%) Scala
10 4 (1.18%) Go
10 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.89%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.89%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.89%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.59%) C
12 2 (0.59%) Groovy
12 2 (0.59%) JCL
12 2 (0.59%) Perl
12 2 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (13.02%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.95%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.80%) Degree
4 20 (5.92%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.37%) APMP
5 8 (2.37%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (2.07%) ISEB
6 7 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.78%) CISSP
7 6 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.48%) SSCP
9 4 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.59%) HNC
11 2 (0.59%) HND
11 2 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.59%) PMP
11 2 (0.59%) SAFe Agilist
12 1 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.80%) SLA
2 17 (5.03%) PMO
3 10 (2.96%) QA
4 7 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.89%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (7.40%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.25%) Docker
3 2 (0.59%) HDFS
3 2 (0.59%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.59%) XenApp
3 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.85%) SCCM
2 11 (3.25%) Ansible
3 8 (2.37%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.89%) Terraform
5 2 (0.59%) Control-M
5 2 (0.59%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.30%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.30%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.30%) SCOM
6 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.24%) Oracle
3 14 (4.14%) SAP
4 13 (3.85%) IBM
5 9 (2.66%) VMware
6 8 (2.37%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.07%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.78%) Apple
9 5 (1.48%) Cisco
9 5 (1.48%) Google
9 5 (1.48%) HP
10 3 (0.89%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.89%) Citrix
10 3 (0.89%) F5
10 3 (0.89%) hybris
10 3 (0.89%) NetApp
10 3 (0.89%) Pega
10 3 (0.89%) Remedy
10 3 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.89%) Sitecore