Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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 London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 34 7
Rank change year-on-year +6 -27 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 81 44 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 9.57% 8.16% 19.24%
As % of the General category 65.32% 44.00% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 60
Croydon median daily rate £500 £470 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +5.32% +6.12%
10th Percentile £363 £312 £313
90th Percentile £668 £594 £600
South London median daily rate £490 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +3.70% +11.18% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -4.34% +244.83%

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 Croydon with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 124 100 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 14.66% 18.55% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 84 65
Croydon median daily rate £500 £368 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.05% -13.53% +4.94%
10th Percentile £363 £260 £313
90th Percentile £668 £588 £565
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.92 £48.92
% change year-on-year -7.44% -6.13% +237.34%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Finance.

1 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.63%) SC Cleared
2 24 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 19 (23.46%) Java
4 17 (20.99%) Oracle
5 16 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (17.28%) SAP
7 13 (16.05%) Programme Management
7 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (14.81%) TDD
8 12 (14.81%) Marketing
8 12 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (14.81%) OO
8 12 (14.81%) Electronics
8 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
8 12 (14.81%) Manufacturing
9 11 (13.58%) Project Management
9 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
9 11 (13.58%) Microservices
10 10 (12.35%) Ansible
10 10 (12.35%) ITIL
10 10 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (11.11%) SQL
11 9 (11.11%) NUnit
11 9 (11.11%) Puppet
12 8 (9.88%) Big Data
12 8 (9.88%) Spring
12 8 (9.88%) JIRA
13 7 (8.64%) MySQL
13 7 (8.64%) Legal

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 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.64%) OpenStack
2 7 (8.64%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.64%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.17%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.17%) Confluence
4 4 (4.94%) Apache
4 4 (4.94%) JBoss
5 3 (3.70%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.47%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.47%) SAS
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Firewall
1 6 (7.41%) Network Security
1 6 (7.41%) VPN
2 5 (6.17%) SSL
3 4 (4.94%) BGP
3 4 (4.94%) BIG-IP
3 4 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (4.94%) DHCP
3 4 (4.94%) DNS
3 4 (4.94%) EIGRP
3 4 (4.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (4.94%) Internet
3 4 (4.94%) SAN
3 4 (4.94%) VLAN
3 4 (4.94%) WAN
3 4 (4.94%) Wireless
4 3 (3.70%) Kerberos
4 3 (3.70%) LAN
5 2 (2.47%) FTP
5 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (9.88%) Big Data
3 7 (8.64%) MySQL
3 7 (8.64%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.17%) HBase
6 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.47%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.47%) Power BI
7 2 (2.47%) SAS EBI
8 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) EDRMS
8 1 (1.23%) GIS
8 1 (1.23%) OLAP
8 1 (1.23%) OLTP
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) NUnit
2 8 (9.88%) JIRA
3 7 (8.64%) MSTest
4 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.17%) Maven
6 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.47%) Selenium
8 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.23%) GitLab
9 1 (1.23%) Gradle
9 1 (1.23%) Grunt
9 1 (1.23%) Hudson
9 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (14.81%) Electronics
1 12 (14.81%) Manufacturing
1 12 (14.81%) Marketing
1 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.64%) Legal
3 6 (7.41%) Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Billing
5 2 (2.47%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.47%) Publishing
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Developer
2 12 (14.81%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.58%) Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Programme Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Product Manager
6 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Programme Test Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Test Programme Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Project Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Process Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Spring
2 6 (7.41%) HTML
3 5 (6.17%) HTML5
3 5 (6.17%) Kafka
4 4 (4.94%) Apache Camel
4 4 (4.94%) EJB
4 4 (4.94%) GWT
4 4 (4.94%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.94%) JSF
4 4 (4.94%) JSP
4 4 (4.94%) REST
4 4 (4.94%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.70%) Drools
6 2 (2.47%) .NET
6 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.47%) CSS
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.47%) Web Services
7 1 (1.23%) LESS
7 1 (1.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (4.94%) Reinsurance
4 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.47%) Blog
5 2 (2.47%) iPad
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Unix
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (16.05%) Programme Management
4 12 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (14.81%) OO
4 12 (14.81%) TDD
5 11 (13.58%) Microservices
5 11 (13.58%) Project Management
6 10 (12.35%) ITIL
7 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.64%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.41%) Scrum
8 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
9 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.17%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.94%) BDD
10 4 (4.94%) High Availability
10 4 (4.94%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) Java
2 9 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (4.94%) Python
4 3 (3.70%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.47%) Perl
5 2 (2.47%) VBA
6 1 (1.23%) Groovy
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.23%) Korn
6 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 24 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) Degree
3 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.47%) PMP
4 1 (1.23%) CCNP
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) PMO
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) GDPR
3 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.23%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) ProxySG
2 3 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (3.70%) Docker
2 3 (3.70%) HDFS
3 2 (2.47%) Samba
4 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Ansible
2 9 (11.11%) Puppet
3 7 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.70%) Terraform
5 1 (1.23%) CloudHub
5 1 (1.23%) Icinga
5 1 (1.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Oracle
2 14 (17.28%) SAP
3 7 (8.64%) F5
4 4 (4.94%) Blue Coat
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco
4 4 (4.94%) Citrix
4 4 (4.94%) Guidewire
4 4 (4.94%) Motorola
4 4 (4.94%) Perforce
5 3 (3.70%) Arista
5 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.70%) IBM
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.47%) NetApp
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe
7 1 (1.23%) Ariba
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Progress
7 1 (1.23%) VMware