The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 March 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6  
Contract jobs citing Finance 20 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 12.12% 13.97% 33.61%
As % of the General category 74.07% 61.29% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 37
Median daily rate £450 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £222 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £654 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +2.99% +0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.57% +18.57%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 27 62 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 16.36% 22.79% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 50 41
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £577 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Croydon

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Croydon

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Croydon over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Croydon

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Finance.

1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) Unix
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle
5 6 (15.79%) Linux
5 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.79%) Migration
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
6 5 (13.16%) Subversion
6 5 (13.16%) Maven
6 5 (13.16%) Groovy
6 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
6 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.16%) SAP
6 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
6 5 (13.16%) Hudson
6 5 (13.16%) Gradle
6 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
6 5 (13.16%) SonarQube
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (10.53%) PaaS
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.53%) Citrix

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 4 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) PaaS
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) IPsec
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) Gradle
1 5 (13.16%) Hudson
1 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
1 5 (13.16%) Maven
1 5 (13.16%) SonarQube
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.63%) Grunt
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Build Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Data Migration Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Business Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Business Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Programme Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.26%) E-Business Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Insurance Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Public Sector Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Programme Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) WinForms
3 1 (2.63%) WPF
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.63%) Social Media
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Unix
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Migration
2 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Scrum
3 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (10.53%) SOA
4 4 (10.53%) System Testing
5 3 (7.89%) BDD
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) Groovy
3 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) SAP
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Avaya
5 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) F5
5 1 (2.63%) Facebook
5 1 (2.63%) FireEye
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Juniper
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
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