Period
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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 12 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 149 194 129
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.84% 17.90% 15.19%
As % of the General category 22.17% 35.08% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 142 88
10th Percentile £315 £306 £88
25th Percentile £360 £360 £315
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £438 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.67% -2.61% +12.50%
75th Percentile £550 £618 £538
90th Percentile £650 £732 £628
England median daily rate £575 £532 £520
% change year-on-year +8.18% +2.22% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
10th Percentile £30.70 £9.16 £12.26
25th Percentile £31.00 £9.39 £16.38
Median hourly rate £33.00 £10.04 £23.50
Median % change year-on-year +228.85% -57.30% +80.77%
75th Percentile £34.50 £11.91 £33.75
90th Percentile - £14.37 £39.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £18.12 £24.90
% change year-on-year +93.21% -27.25% +24.50%

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 672 553 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 48.87% 51.01% 51.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 358 254
10th Percentile £199 £124 £148
25th Percentile £320 £265 £295
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £393 £400
Median % change year-on-year +14.65% -1.88% +3.23%
75th Percentile £528 £494 £488
90th Percentile £619 £630 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 37 27
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £10.41
25th Percentile £17.00 £10.00 £11.39
Median hourly rate £24.50 £12.50 £12.24
Median % change year-on-year +96.00% +2.17% -9.20%
75th Percentile £35.00 £21.50 £40.63
90th Percentile - £24.35 £49.05
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Finance in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Finance in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Finance in the East Midlands

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Finance in the East Midlands.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire -5 47 £438 +12.32% 10
Nottinghamshire -2 45 £525 -8.30% 37
Derbyshire -13 25 £415 +20.29% 11
Leicestershire +1 19 £485 +12.14% 12
Lincolnshire - 5 £306 - 4
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 48 (32.21%) Agile
2 42 (28.19%) Social Skills
3 41 (27.52%) Project Management
4 36 (24.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (15.44%) Microsoft
6 17 (11.41%) Change Management
6 17 (11.41%) Project Delivery
6 17 (11.41%) PMO
7 16 (10.74%) PRINCE2
7 16 (10.74%) Scrum
8 14 (9.40%) C#
8 14 (9.40%) .NET
9 13 (8.72%) SAP
9 13 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (8.72%) Security Cleared
9 13 (8.72%) Waterfall
10 12 (8.05%) SC Cleared
10 12 (8.05%) Public Sector
11 11 (7.38%) Banking
11 11 (7.38%) Influencing Skills
12 10 (6.71%) IT Strategy
12 10 (6.71%) Presales
12 10 (6.71%) Business Analysis
12 10 (6.71%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.71%) SQL
13 9 (6.04%) Windows
13 9 (6.04%) ERP
13 9 (6.04%) Migration
13 9 (6.04%) Decision-Making
14 8 (5.37%) Presentation Skills

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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 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) CMS
2 1 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.67%) MadCap Flare
4 1 (0.67%) Maya
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.67%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) SAP CO
1 5 (3.36%) SAP FI
1 5 (3.36%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (3.36%) SAP PS
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) BASE24
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.67%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Azure
2 6 (4.03%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (4.03%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (2.68%) GCP
3 4 (2.68%) PaaS
4 3 (2.01%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (2.01%) IaaS
5 2 (1.34%) AWS
5 2 (1.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.67%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) Firewall
2 2 (1.34%) DNS
2 2 (1.34%) LAN
2 2 (1.34%) Network Security
2 2 (1.34%) VPN
2 2 (1.34%) WAN
3 1 (0.67%) ATM
3 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.68%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.01%) DB2
2 3 (2.01%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (2.01%) MySQL
2 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.34%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (1.34%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.34%) Impala
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.67%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.67%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.67%) Power BI
4 1 (0.67%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.34%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.34%) JIRA
3 2 (1.34%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.67%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.67%) Gradle
4 1 (0.67%) JUnit
4 1 (0.67%) MbUnit
4 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.67%) MSTest
4 1 (0.67%) NUnit
4 1 (0.67%) REST Assured
4 1 (0.67%) Selenium
4 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (28.19%) Social Skills
2 12 (8.05%) Public Sector
3 11 (7.38%) Banking
3 11 (7.38%) Influencing Skills
4 8 (5.37%) Presentation Skills
4 8 (5.37%) Retail
5 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.03%) Legal
7 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.68%) Aerospace
8 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
9 3 (2.01%) Marketing
10 2 (1.34%) Aviation
10 2 (1.34%) Billing
10 2 (1.34%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.34%) Electronics
10 2 (1.34%) Local Government
10 2 (1.34%) Publishing
10 2 (1.34%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 46 (30.87%) Project Manager
2 25 (16.78%) Analyst
3 15 (10.07%) Developer
4 12 (8.05%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.38%) Architect
6 8 (5.37%) PMO Analyst
7 7 (4.70%) Consultant
8 6 (4.03%) Documentation Analyst
8 6 (4.03%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Governance Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) Implementation Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Implementation Project Manager
9 5 (3.36%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (2.68%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.68%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) Procurement Manager
10 4 (2.68%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) Training Manager
11 3 (2.01%) Applications Consultant
11 3 (2.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.40%) .NET
2 5 (3.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.68%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.01%) Kafka
5 2 (1.34%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.34%) JSON
5 2 (1.34%) Spring
5 2 (1.34%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.34%) Web Services
5 2 (1.34%) XML
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.67%) CSS
6 1 (0.67%) HTML
6 1 (0.67%) jQuery
6 1 (0.67%) RAML
6 1 (0.67%) SOAP
6 1 (0.67%) Swagger
6 1 (0.67%) Velocity
6 1 (0.67%) WireMock
6 1 (0.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.36%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.68%) NHS
2 4 (2.68%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.01%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.01%) iPad
3 3 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.34%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.34%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.67%) Animation
5 1 (0.67%) APACS
5 1 (0.67%) AS400
5 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.04%) Windows
2 3 (2.01%) Android
3 2 (1.34%) Linux
3 2 (1.34%) Solaris
3 2 (1.34%) Unix
3 2 (1.34%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.34%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.21%) Agile
2 41 (27.52%) Project Management
3 36 (24.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.41%) Change Management
4 17 (11.41%) Project Delivery
5 16 (10.74%) PRINCE2
5 16 (10.74%) Scrum
6 13 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (8.72%) Waterfall
7 10 (6.71%) Business Analysis
7 10 (6.71%) IT Strategy
7 10 (6.71%) Presales
7 10 (6.71%) Risk Management
8 9 (6.04%) Decision-Making
8 9 (6.04%) ERP
8 9 (6.04%) Migration
9 8 (5.37%) ITIL
9 8 (5.37%) Kanban
9 8 (5.37%) Microservices
10 7 (4.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.40%) C#
2 10 (6.71%) SQL
3 6 (4.03%) Java
4 5 (3.36%) ABAP
4 5 (3.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.68%) Python
6 3 (2.01%) R
6 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.67%) C
7 1 (0.67%) C++
7 1 (0.67%) COBOL
7 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.67%) VB
7 1 (0.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.36%) Degree
4 4 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.34%) CISM
5 2 (1.34%) CISSP
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) CEH
6 1 (0.67%) CISA
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.67%) CSPO
6 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) GCIH
6 1 (0.67%) GSEC
6 1 (0.67%) ISEB
6 1 (0.67%) MBA
6 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.67%) SSCP
6 1 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.41%) PMO
2 3 (2.01%) GDPR
3 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) GRC
3 1 (0.67%) IFRS
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.67%) NIST
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.34%) Docker
2 2 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) Grafana
1 4 (2.68%) Kibana
2 2 (1.34%) Terraform
3 1 (0.67%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (15.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.72%) SAP
3 7 (4.70%) Oracle
4 3 (2.01%) Ariba
4 3 (2.01%) IBM
5 2 (1.34%) Cadence
5 2 (1.34%) Cisco
5 2 (1.34%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.34%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.67%) Apple
6 1 (0.67%) BT
6 1 (0.67%) CA
6 1 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.67%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.67%) F5
6 1 (0.67%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) Netskope
6 1 (0.67%) Rapid7
6 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com