Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 447 488 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.27% 15.51% 15.00%
As % of the General category 46.66% 44.65% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 320 339
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - -
10th Percentile £215 £287 £263
90th Percentile £535 £538 £608
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £21.25 £20.55 £9.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.43% +111.31% -11.61%
10th Percentile £11.44 £10.39 £8.76
90th Percentile £38.88 £25.75 £12.70
England median hourly rate £22.00 £26.83 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.00% +27.76% +2.44%

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 958 1,093 1,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.72% 34.74% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 714 709
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 32
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £20.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.99% +2.73% +66.67%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.08 £9.63
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £26.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.92% - +11.11%

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 17 July 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 July 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
Northamptonshire -2 193 £370 -12.94% 27
Nottinghamshire -7 111 £400 -3.03% 42
Leicestershire +21 76 £325 -23.53% 19
Derbyshire -5 44 £370 -10.44% 8
Lincolnshire 0 4 £375 -9.09% 4
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Finance.

1 133 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (17.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (14.54%) Project Management
4 61 (13.65%) Microsoft
5 55 (12.30%) Windows
5 55 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (11.63%) SQL
7 48 (10.74%) Banking
8 47 (10.51%) Degree
9 45 (10.07%) JavaScript
10 42 (9.40%) Scrum
11 41 (9.17%) HTML
12 40 (8.95%) Microsoft Office
13 39 (8.72%) Legal
14 38 (8.50%) SAP
14 38 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (8.28%) User Experience
15 37 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
16 36 (8.05%) ITIL
16 36 (8.05%) Marketing
17 35 (7.83%) Retail
18 33 (7.38%) CSS
19 32 (7.16%) Java
20 30 (6.71%) Migration
21 29 (6.49%) TDD
21 29 (6.49%) JIRA
22 28 (6.26%) SDLC
22 28 (6.26%) Apple iOS
23 27 (6.04%) Git (software)
23 27 (6.04%) Programme Management

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 18 (4.03%) Confluence
2 12 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.89%) CMS
5 4 (0.89%) IIS
6 3 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.67%) Drupal
6 3 (0.67%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.45%) SAS
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.22%) MindAlign
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 40 (8.95%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.91%) InVision
4 12 (2.68%) UserZoom
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.22%) HipChat
7 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.01%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.89%) Maximo
6 2 (0.45%) Demantra
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.45%) Retail-J
6 2 (0.45%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.45%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 2 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.03%) Office 365
2 14 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 5 (1.12%) npm
6 4 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.89%) PaaS
7 3 (0.67%) FinancialForce
7 3 (0.67%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.67%) SaaS
8 2 (0.45%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.45%) Yammer
9 1 (0.22%) GitHub
9 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.13%) Firewall
2 10 (2.24%) VPN
2 10 (2.24%) WAN
3 8 (1.79%) InfiniBand
4 7 (1.57%) Internet
5 6 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.34%) Wireless
6 4 (0.89%) SMS
6 4 (0.89%) SSL
7 3 (0.67%) Intranet
7 3 (0.67%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.67%) Network Security
7 3 (0.67%) SAN
8 2 (0.45%) DNS
8 2 (0.45%) HTTP
8 2 (0.45%) IPsec
8 2 (0.45%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.45%) LAN
8 2 (0.45%) Skype
8 2 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.91%) Hadoop
3 13 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.34%) Redis
7 5 (1.12%) Big Data
7 5 (1.12%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.89%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.89%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.67%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.45%) MySQL
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (6.49%) JIRA
2 27 (6.04%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.13%) Axure RP
4 12 (2.68%) SonarQube
5 11 (2.46%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.24%) Subversion
7 8 (1.79%) gulp
8 7 (1.57%) Gradle
8 7 (1.57%) Toad
9 5 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.12%) JDeveloper
9 5 (1.12%) JUnit
10 4 (0.89%) Bower
10 4 (0.89%) Grunt
10 4 (0.89%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.89%) Selenium
10 4 (0.89%) webpack
10 4 (0.89%) Yeoman
11 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.67%) Maven
General
1 48 (10.74%) Banking
2 39 (8.72%) Legal
3 36 (8.05%) Marketing
4 35 (7.83%) Retail
5 25 (5.59%) Manufacturing
6 22 (4.92%) Telecoms
7 18 (4.03%) Financial Institution
8 11 (2.46%) Corporate Banking
8 11 (2.46%) Electronics
9 8 (1.79%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.57%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.34%) Publishing
12 4 (0.89%) Advertising
13 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.67%) Law
14 2 (0.45%) Automotive
14 2 (0.45%) Back Office
14 2 (0.45%) Games
14 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 98 (21.92%) Analyst
2 66 (14.77%) Developer
3 63 (14.09%) Project Manager
4 31 (6.94%) Business Analyst
5 30 (6.71%) Consultant
6 20 (4.47%) Service Analyst
7 16 (3.58%) Financial Analyst
8 15 (3.36%) Designer
8 15 (3.36%) Java Developer
8 15 (3.36%) Support Analyst
9 13 (2.91%) Architect
9 13 (2.91%) Change Manager
9 13 (2.91%) IT Analyst
10 11 (2.46%) IT Manager
11 10 (2.24%) IT Project Manager
11 10 (2.24%) Scrum Master
12 9 (2.01%) .NET Developer
12 9 (2.01%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (2.01%) Agile Project Manager
12 9 (2.01%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.17%) HTML
2 33 (7.38%) CSS
3 21 (4.70%) Node.js
3 21 (4.70%) Web Services
4 19 (4.25%) .NET
5 18 (4.03%) JSON
6 15 (3.36%) HTML5
6 15 (3.36%) Spring
7 13 (2.91%) AngularJS
7 13 (2.91%) jQuery
7 13 (2.91%) SOAP
7 13 (2.91%) XML
8 12 (2.68%) CSS3
9 11 (2.46%) React
9 11 (2.46%) Velocity
10 9 (2.01%) Hibernate
11 8 (1.79%) Ajax
11 8 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (1.57%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.28%) User Experience
3 19 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.80%) Credit Risk
5 10 (2.24%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.79%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.34%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.12%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.89%) FMCG
10 4 (0.89%) NHS
10 4 (0.89%) PMI
10 4 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.89%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.67%) PKI
12 2 (0.45%) Clustering
12 2 (0.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 55 (12.30%) Windows
2 28 (6.26%) Apple iOS
3 20 (4.47%) Linux
3 20 (4.47%) Windows 10
4 17 (3.80%) Windows 8
5 15 (3.36%) Android
6 14 (3.13%) Unix
7 12 (2.68%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.79%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.57%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.22%) AIX
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.22%) Solaris
13 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (17.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (14.54%) Project Management
4 42 (9.40%) Scrum
5 38 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (8.05%) ITIL
8 30 (6.71%) Migration
9 29 (6.49%) TDD
10 28 (6.26%) SDLC
11 27 (6.04%) PRINCE2
11 27 (6.04%) Programme Management
11 27 (6.04%) Risk Management
12 26 (5.82%) Change Management
13 25 (5.59%) Analytics
13 25 (5.59%) Test Automation
14 24 (5.37%) Business Analysis
14 24 (5.37%) Prototyping
15 22 (4.92%) Unit Testing
16 21 (4.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (11.63%) SQL
2 45 (10.07%) JavaScript
3 32 (7.16%) Java
4 21 (4.70%) C#
5 16 (3.58%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.01%) PL/SQL
7 8 (1.79%) Python
8 7 (1.57%) VBA
8 7 (1.57%) VBScript
9 6 (1.34%) PHP
10 5 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.89%) Java 8
11 4 (0.89%) R
11 4 (0.89%) Ruby
11 4 (0.89%) VB
11 4 (0.89%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.89%) VB6
12 3 (0.67%) ABAP
12 3 (0.67%) Perl
12 3 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (10.51%) Degree
2 17 (3.80%) PMI Certification
3 14 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.91%) PMP
5 12 (2.68%) CISSP
5 12 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.46%) CISM
7 10 (2.24%) CISA
8 9 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.79%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (1.34%) ISEB
11 6 (1.34%) Master's Degree
12 5 (1.12%) MCSE
13 4 (0.89%) MCP
13 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.67%) AAT
14 3 (0.67%) ACCA
15 2 (0.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.37%) PMO
2 16 (3.58%) GDPR
3 14 (3.13%) SLA
4 12 (2.68%) PCI DSS
5 11 (2.46%) Data Quality
5 11 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (2.46%) QA
6 3 (0.67%) COBIT
6 3 (0.67%) IFRS
6 3 (0.67%) PSD2
6 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.45%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.45%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.22%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.79%) Docker
3 6 (1.34%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.12%) XenApp
5 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.67%) vSphere
6 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.22%) HDFS
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 7 (1.57%) SCCM
2 3 (0.67%) SCOM
3 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.45%) Puppet
3 2 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.22%) Ansible
4 1 (0.22%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.22%) Grafana
4 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.22%) Kibana
4 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.22%) logstash
4 1 (0.22%) Mesos
4 1 (0.22%) Oozie
4 1 (0.22%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.22%) Salt
4 1 (0.22%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 61 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.50%) SAP
3 26 (5.82%) Oracle
4 20 (4.47%) Citrix
5 13 (2.91%) CA Agile Central
6 11 (2.46%) Ab Initio
7 10 (2.24%) Cloudera
8 9 (2.01%) CyberArk
8 9 (2.01%) HP
9 8 (1.79%) Remedy
10 7 (1.57%) Adobe
11 6 (1.34%) Perforce
12 5 (1.12%) Cisco
13 4 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.89%) Tableau
13 4 (0.89%) VMware
14 3 (0.67%) Google
14 3 (0.67%) Lotus
14 3 (0.67%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.67%) Veeam