Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 493 572 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.28% 18.23% 16.15%
As % of the General category 50.62% 51.91% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 438 345
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.82% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £263 £174 £200
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
England median daily rate £482 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £9.13 £9.13 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.43% +28.27%
10th Percentile £8.44 £8.44 £9.83
90th Percentile £12.48 £18.99 £23.28
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +2.04% +44.12%

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 974 1,102 1,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.17% 35.13% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 774 640
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - -3.32%
10th Percentile £230 £205 £225
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 31
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.30 £13.60 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.53% -15.32% +53.78%
10th Percentile £8.44 £8.69 £10.04
90th Percentile £43.75 £31.10 £41.25
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.86% -3.85% +14.69%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Nottinghamshire +6 165 £388 -3.13% 56
Northamptonshire -2 134 £375 -16.67% 47
Leicestershire +1 77 £350 +118.75% 14
Derbyshire -1 69 £390 +18.18% 22
Lincolnshire +4 10 £406 -18.75% 7
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Finance.

1 133 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (17.65%) Project Management
3 80 (16.23%) SAP
4 66 (13.39%) Microsoft
5 65 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (13.18%) Banking
6 62 (12.58%) Migration
7 51 (10.34%) Java
8 48 (9.74%) Manufacturing
9 46 (9.33%) Retail
10 45 (9.13%) Scrum
11 42 (8.52%) Windows
12 41 (8.32%) Programme Management
13 39 (7.91%) Telecoms
14 37 (7.51%) SQL
15 36 (7.30%) Business Analysis
16 35 (7.10%) Degree
16 35 (7.10%) TDD
17 34 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
17 34 (6.90%) PRINCE2
18 33 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (6.69%) Change Management
18 33 (6.69%) Marketing
18 33 (6.69%) DevOps
19 32 (6.49%) User Experience
20 30 (6.09%) Security Cleared
20 30 (6.09%) ERP
20 30 (6.09%) ITIL
20 30 (6.09%) SQL Server
20 30 (6.09%) JavaScript

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 11 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.22%) IIS
3 5 (1.01%) Apache
4 4 (0.81%) Confluence
5 3 (0.61%) CMS
5 3 (0.61%) Documentum
5 3 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.41%) nginx
6 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.41%) SAS
6 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 34 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.83%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.22%) InVision
6 5 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.01%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.41%) InDesign
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.20%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.01%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.01%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.81%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 4 (0.81%) Primavera
4 4 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.61%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.61%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (0.61%) SAP Retail
6 2 (0.41%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.41%) Maximo
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.84%) Office 365
3 11 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.03%) SaaS
5 7 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 6 (1.22%) IaaS
7 5 (1.01%) GitHub
7 5 (1.01%) PaaS
8 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.20%) FinancialForce
10 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.20%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.20%) npm
10 1 (0.20%) Slack
10 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.64%) Wireless
2 9 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.62%) LDAP
4 6 (1.22%) DNS
4 6 (1.22%) IPsec
4 6 (1.22%) Kerberos
5 5 (1.01%) Firewall
5 5 (1.01%) Internet
6 4 (0.81%) InfiniBand
6 4 (0.81%) MPLS
6 4 (0.81%) SMS
7 3 (0.61%) BGP
7 3 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.61%) L2TP
7 3 (0.61%) OSPF
7 3 (0.61%) SAN
7 3 (0.61%) VPN
8 2 (0.41%) HTTP
8 2 (0.41%) Network Security
9 1 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.23%) Big Data
3 9 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.42%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.81%) SAP HANA
6 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.61%) MySQL
7 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.41%) MS Access
8 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.41%) QlikView
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.45%) JIRA
3 14 (2.84%) JUnit
4 13 (2.64%) Axure RP
5 10 (2.03%) Selenium
5 10 (2.03%) WebDriver
6 9 (1.83%) LSMW
7 6 (1.22%) Maven
7 6 (1.22%) Subversion
7 6 (1.22%) Xcode
8 5 (1.01%) Calabash
8 5 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.01%) Gradle
9 4 (0.81%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.81%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.61%) gulp
10 3 (0.61%) JProfiler
10 3 (0.61%) PeopleTools
10 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (13.18%) Banking
2 48 (9.74%) Manufacturing
3 46 (9.33%) Retail
4 39 (7.91%) Telecoms
5 33 (6.69%) Marketing
6 21 (4.26%) Electronics
7 17 (3.45%) Financial Institution
8 11 (2.23%) Legal
9 8 (1.62%) Advertising
10 7 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.01%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.61%) Billing
12 3 (0.61%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.41%) Local Government
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (26.77%) Analyst
2 73 (14.81%) Business Analyst
3 69 (14.00%) Project Manager
4 59 (11.97%) Developer
5 20 (4.06%) Consultant
6 19 (3.85%) Architect
6 19 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 16 (3.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (3.04%) Financial Analyst
8 15 (3.04%) IT Analyst
9 14 (2.84%) Java Developer
10 13 (2.64%) SAP Analyst
11 12 (2.43%) .NET Developer
11 12 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (2.43%) IT Manager
12 11 (2.23%) Designer
12 11 (2.23%) Finance Business Analyst
13 10 (2.03%) Applications Support
13 10 (2.03%) Infrastructure Manager
13 10 (2.03%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.09%) HTML
2 28 (5.68%) Web Services
3 26 (5.27%) .NET
4 25 (5.07%) CSS
5 16 (3.25%) REST
5 16 (3.25%) SOAP
6 15 (3.04%) JSON
6 15 (3.04%) Spring
7 14 (2.84%) RESTful
8 11 (2.23%) Hibernate
9 10 (2.03%) JPA
9 10 (2.03%) Middleware
10 9 (1.83%) jQuery
11 8 (1.62%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.42%) Node.js
12 7 (1.42%) Spring Boot
12 7 (1.42%) XML
13 6 (1.22%) Ajax
13 6 (1.22%) Android SDK
13 6 (1.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.49%) User Experience
2 28 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.65%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.22%) PKI
9 5 (1.01%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.81%) Grid Computing
10 4 (0.81%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.81%) NHS
11 2 (0.41%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.41%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.41%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.41%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.52%) Windows
2 19 (3.85%) Linux
3 15 (3.04%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.03%) Android
7 8 (1.62%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.62%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.01%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.01%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.81%) SUSE
11 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.61%) Unix
12 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.20%) HPUX
13 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (17.65%) Project Management
3 65 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (12.58%) Migration
5 45 (9.13%) Scrum
6 41 (8.32%) Programme Management
7 36 (7.30%) Business Analysis
8 35 (7.10%) TDD
9 34 (6.90%) PRINCE2
10 33 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (6.69%) Change Management
10 33 (6.69%) DevOps
11 30 (6.09%) ERP
11 30 (6.09%) ITIL
12 27 (5.48%) Service Management
12 27 (5.48%) Test Automation
13 22 (4.46%) Analytics
13 22 (4.46%) Digital Marketing
13 22 (4.46%) Service Delivery
14 21 (4.26%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.34%) Java
2 37 (7.51%) SQL
3 30 (6.09%) JavaScript
4 29 (5.88%) C#
5 18 (3.65%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.43%) ABAP
7 11 (2.23%) Apple Swift
8 10 (2.03%) Objective-C
9 8 (1.62%) Python
10 7 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.42%) Ruby
11 4 (0.81%) VB
11 4 (0.81%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.81%) VBA
12 3 (0.61%) C
12 3 (0.61%) PHP
12 3 (0.61%) R
12 3 (0.61%) Scala
13 2 (0.41%) Go
13 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (7.10%) Degree
2 30 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.87%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.04%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.84%) PMP
6 10 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.83%) ISEB
8 7 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.81%) CIMA
10 4 (0.81%) CISA
10 4 (0.81%) CISM
10 4 (0.81%) CISSP
10 4 (0.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 4 (0.81%) PCI QSA
11 3 (0.61%) ACCA
11 3 (0.61%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.46%) PMO
2 18 (3.65%) GDPR
3 15 (3.04%) QA
4 12 (2.43%) SLA
5 7 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.42%) HIPAA
5 7 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.81%) P3O
6 4 (0.81%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.20%) CDISC
8 1 (0.20%) GxP
8 1 (0.20%) HL7
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 27 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.06%) Docker
3 4 (0.81%) GPFS
4 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.83%) MOM
2 8 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.22%) Ansible
4 5 (1.01%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.81%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.61%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.41%) Packer
7 2 (0.41%) Puppet
7 2 (0.41%) Terraform
8 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.20%) Kibana
8 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.20%) rkt
8 1 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 80 (16.23%) SAP
2 66 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.68%) Oracle
4 14 (2.84%) Adobe
5 9 (1.83%) HP
6 8 (1.62%) Cisco
7 7 (1.42%) Perforce
8 6 (1.22%) Capita
8 6 (1.22%) Cognos
8 6 (1.22%) VMware
9 5 (1.01%) Apple
9 5 (1.01%) IFS
9 5 (1.01%) NetApp
10 4 (0.81%) Citrix
10 4 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.61%) Google
11 3 (0.61%) IBM
11 3 (0.61%) Juniper
11 3 (0.61%) Zend