Period
to 26 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 26 June 2019 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 316 430 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.30% 14.93% 15.76%
As % of the General category 48.24% 46.19% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 288 323
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -12.94% -
10th Percentile £313 £200 £281
90th Percentile £565 £530 £540
England median daily rate £508 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £29.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.93% +15.69% +151.79%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.35 £12.81
90th Percentile £14.10 £39.85 £25.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -2.33% -24.56% +35.71%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 655 931 1,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.72% 32.33% 34.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 558 698
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £396 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.39% -3.54% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £201 £239
90th Percentile £552 £538 £552
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 35
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.64 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.37% -31.91% +7.50%
10th Percentile £12.52 £10.61 £9.96
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.13 £52.50
England median hourly rate £32.50 £26.39 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.16% +5.55% -2.91%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the East Midlands

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in the East Midlands

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in the East Midlands

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in the East Midlands

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. 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
Northamptonshire 0 138 £375 +1.35% 9
Nottinghamshire +6 102 £500 +27.39% 23
Derbyshire +7 30 £394 +6.42% 11
Leicestershire -21 24 £400 +28.00% 20
Lincolnshire 0 3 £575 +13.58% 14
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Finance.

1 107 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.87%) Project Management
2 47 (14.87%) SQL
3 43 (13.61%) SQL Server
4 41 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
5 39 (12.34%) .NET
5 39 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (11.08%) JavaScript
6 35 (11.08%) Banking
7 34 (10.76%) Waterfall
7 34 (10.76%) Microsoft
8 33 (10.44%) Windows
9 31 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (9.49%) C#
10 30 (9.49%) HTML
11 28 (8.86%) Degree
11 28 (8.86%) DevOps
11 28 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (8.54%) Software Engineering
12 27 (8.54%) Programme Management
13 26 (8.23%) Oracle
14 25 (7.91%) SAP
14 25 (7.91%) PRINCE2
15 24 (7.59%) Migration
15 24 (7.59%) Manufacturing
16 23 (7.28%) Scrum
16 23 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (7.28%) Computer Science
17 22 (6.96%) Change Management
17 22 (6.96%) Analytics

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 14 (4.43%) IIS
2 10 (3.16%) SAS
3 7 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.27%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.95%) JBoss
5 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.63%) Confluence
7 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.85%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.58%) Sketch
5 4 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.27%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.63%) Marvel
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.32%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 8 (2.53%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.90%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (1.27%) Eikon
5 4 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.95%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.95%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.63%) Cognos Planning
7 2 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.63%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.63%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.63%) Workfront
8 1 (0.32%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.22%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.58%) Office 365
6 5 (1.58%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.27%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.63%) Google Sheets
10 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.32%) Coveralls
10 1 (0.32%) GitHub
10 1 (0.32%) npm
10 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.32%) PaaS
10 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.16%) Internet
2 6 (1.90%) Firewall
3 4 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (1.27%) DNS
3 4 (1.27%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.27%) Network Security
3 4 (1.27%) VPN
3 4 (1.27%) Wireless
4 3 (0.95%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (0.95%) DHCP
4 3 (0.95%) Multicast
4 3 (0.95%) SAN
4 3 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.95%) VoIP
5 1 (0.32%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.32%) IPsec
5 1 (0.32%) SMS
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (4.75%) Big Data
4 13 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.48%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.16%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.22%) Power BI
9 6 (1.90%) Base SAS
9 6 (1.90%) Redis
9 6 (1.90%) Snowflake Schema
10 4 (1.27%) DTS
10 4 (1.27%) HBase
10 4 (1.27%) Impala
10 4 (1.27%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.95%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.95%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 20 (6.33%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.11%) JIRA
5 9 (2.85%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.90%) ER Studio
6 6 (1.90%) ERwin
6 6 (1.90%) Gradle
6 6 (1.90%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.58%) JUnit
7 5 (1.58%) Maven
7 5 (1.58%) Selenium
7 5 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.27%) GitLab
8 4 (1.27%) JMeter
8 4 (1.27%) NUnit
8 4 (1.27%) Travis CI
9 3 (0.95%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.95%) gulp
General
1 35 (11.08%) Banking
2 24 (7.59%) Manufacturing
3 19 (6.01%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.38%) Marketing
5 13 (4.11%) Legal
6 12 (3.80%) Electronics
7 11 (3.48%) Financial Institution
7 11 (3.48%) Retail
8 6 (1.90%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.58%) Billing
10 3 (0.95%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.95%) Law
11 2 (0.63%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.32%) Local Government
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (21.52%) Analyst
2 44 (13.92%) Developer
3 39 (12.34%) Project Manager
4 27 (8.54%) Business Analyst
5 21 (6.65%) .NET Developer
6 20 (6.33%) Architect
7 16 (5.06%) Consultant
8 15 (4.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (4.75%) C# Developer
9 11 (3.48%) SQL Developer
10 10 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (3.16%) Financial Analyst
11 9 (2.85%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (2.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (2.53%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (2.53%) Infrastructure Manager
12 8 (2.53%) IT Manager
12 8 (2.53%) Java Developer
12 8 (2.53%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.34%) .NET
2 30 (9.49%) HTML
3 21 (6.65%) CSS
4 20 (6.33%) ASP.NET
5 17 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (5.38%) Web Services
6 16 (5.06%) AngularJS
7 13 (4.11%) jQuery
8 12 (3.80%) .NET Framework
9 11 (3.48%) Middleware
9 11 (3.48%) Node.js
9 11 (3.48%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (3.16%) Kafka
11 9 (2.85%) .NET Core
11 9 (2.85%) HTML5
11 9 (2.85%) XML
12 8 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (2.53%) CSS3
12 8 (2.53%) React
13 6 (1.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.38%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.80%) Virtual Team
5 10 (3.16%) User Experience
6 9 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.22%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.90%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.27%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.27%) RIA
11 3 (0.95%) Animation
11 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.32%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.32%) Cyberthreat
13 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.44%) Windows
2 15 (4.75%) Linux
3 14 (4.43%) Unix
4 11 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.63%) Solaris
6 1 (0.32%) Android
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.87%) Project Management
3 39 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (10.76%) Waterfall
5 31 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (8.86%) DevOps
7 27 (8.54%) Programme Management
7 27 (8.54%) Software Engineering
8 25 (7.91%) PRINCE2
9 24 (7.59%) Migration
10 23 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (7.28%) Computer Science
10 23 (7.28%) Scrum
11 22 (6.96%) Analytics
11 22 (6.96%) Change Management
12 21 (6.65%) ERP
12 21 (6.65%) MVC
13 20 (6.33%) ITIL
14 19 (6.01%) Matrix Organization
15 18 (5.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 47 (14.87%) SQL
2 35 (11.08%) JavaScript
3 30 (9.49%) C#
4 21 (6.65%) Java
5 14 (4.43%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.53%) Python
7 5 (1.58%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.58%) TypeScript
7 5 (1.58%) VBA
8 4 (1.27%) XPath
9 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.95%) C
9 3 (0.95%) Groovy
10 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.63%) Scala
10 2 (0.63%) VB
10 2 (0.63%) VBScript
11 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (8.86%) Degree
2 12 (3.80%) PMP
2 12 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.16%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.27%) ACCA
8 4 (1.27%) CIMA
8 4 (1.27%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.95%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.95%) CCNA
9 3 (0.95%) HND
10 2 (0.63%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.63%) CFA
10 2 (0.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.75%) PMO
2 9 (2.85%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.85%) PSD2
3 7 (2.22%) GDPR
3 7 (2.22%) QA
4 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.63%) COBIT
6 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.32%) NIST
6 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.48%) Docker
2 9 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (4.75%) Puppet
2 12 (3.80%) Terraform
3 11 (3.48%) Control-M
3 11 (3.48%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.85%) Ansible
5 8 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.58%) HP ALM
7 4 (1.27%) Consul
7 4 (1.27%) Oozie
8 3 (0.95%) Nessus
9 2 (0.63%) Salt
10 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.32%) SCCM
10 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.23%) Oracle
3 25 (7.91%) SAP
4 11 (3.48%) Google
5 6 (1.90%) Cisco
5 6 (1.90%) Citrix
5 6 (1.90%) Teradata
6 5 (1.58%) HP
6 5 (1.58%) Remedy
6 5 (1.58%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.58%) VMware
7 4 (1.27%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.27%) BMC
7 4 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.27%) ForgeRock
7 4 (1.27%) Splunk
7 4 (1.27%) Veracode
8 3 (0.95%) Tableau
9 2 (0.63%) GFI Software
9 2 (0.63%) Talend