Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 231 125 232
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.44% 15.64% 13.63%
As % of the General category 30.56% 29.55% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 80 152
10th Percentile £331 £296 £313
25th Percentile £400 £344 £362
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £474 £409 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.96% -9.17% +5.88%
75th Percentile £561 £499 £545
90th Percentile £638 £600 £721
England median daily rate £550 £517 £500
% change year-on-year +6.38% +3.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
10th Percentile - £12.11 £11.20
25th Percentile £9.00 - £11.50
Median hourly rate £9.49 £16.00 £12.00
Median % change year-on-year -40.69% +33.33% -12.09%
75th Percentile £17.73 £47.22 £18.38
90th Percentile £37.65 £56.39 £21.60
England median hourly rate £26.27 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +9.46% +6.67% -8.92%

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 756 423 822
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 50.53% 52.94% 48.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 248 456
10th Percentile £160 £120 £182
25th Percentile £308 £254 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £380 £413
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +3.00%
75th Percentile £515 £475 £500
90th Percentile £606 £538 £588
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 62
10th Percentile £8.37 £10.00 £10.58
25th Percentile £9.49 £11.07 £11.50
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.44 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year -11.80% +17.43% +7.69%
75th Percentile £18.67 £39.25 £21.69
90th Percentile £34.50 £47.50 £46.40
England median hourly rate £19.70 £23.43 £18.70
% change year-on-year -15.91% +25.28% +1.08%

Finance
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

Finance
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

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Finance in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 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
Nottinghamshire +7 95 £500 +16.28% 42
Northamptonshire 0 77 £450 +18.42% 25
Derbyshire 0 31 £400 -3.61% 13
Leicestershire -13 13 £431 +32.59% 20
Lincolnshire - 2 £340 - 15
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 65 (28.14%) Social Skills
2 59 (25.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (23.38%) Banking
4 53 (22.94%) Project Management
5 50 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (16.88%) Migration
7 34 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (12.55%) Microsoft
8 29 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (9.96%) Decision-Making
10 22 (9.52%) Project Delivery
11 21 (9.09%) Data Analysis
11 21 (9.09%) Oracle
11 21 (9.09%) Performance Management
12 20 (8.66%) ETL
13 19 (8.23%) SAP
13 19 (8.23%) Data Migration
14 18 (7.79%) Azure
14 18 (7.79%) Data Quality
14 18 (7.79%) SQL
14 18 (7.79%) Risk Management
14 18 (7.79%) Presentation Skills
15 17 (7.36%) Business Analysis
15 17 (7.36%) ITIL
15 17 (7.36%) Service Delivery
16 16 (6.93%) Scrum
17 15 (6.49%) Aerospace
17 15 (6.49%) PRINCE2
17 15 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (6.49%) SDLC

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 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.87%) Confluence
3 1 (0.43%) Apache
3 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (4.76%) FLEXCUBE
2 3 (1.30%) iTrent
2 3 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.87%) BASE24
3 2 (0.87%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.87%) Workfront
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.79%) Azure
2 13 (5.63%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (2.60%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.16%) Lucidchart
5 5 (2.16%) PaaS
5 5 (2.16%) SaaS
5 5 (2.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 4 (1.73%) IaaS
7 3 (1.30%) AWS
7 3 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.87%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.87%) Serverless
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.43%) Boomi
9 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.43%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.60%) Firewall
2 2 (0.87%) ATM
2 2 (0.87%) DNS
2 2 (0.87%) LAN
2 2 (0.87%) Network Security
2 2 (0.87%) SAN
2 2 (0.87%) WAN
3 1 (0.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) Skype
3 1 (0.43%) SMS
3 1 (0.43%) VPN
3 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.16%) Power BI
3 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.30%) Metadata
6 2 (0.87%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.87%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.43%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) SSDT
7 1 (0.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (4.76%) JIRA
2 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.43%) git-flow
4 1 (0.43%) Gradle
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) JUnit
4 1 (0.43%) NUnit
4 1 (0.43%) Postman
4 1 (0.43%) REST Assured
4 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (28.14%) Social Skills
2 54 (23.38%) Banking
3 34 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.79%) Presentation Skills
5 15 (6.49%) Aerospace
6 13 (5.63%) Organisational Skills
7 11 (4.76%) Telecoms
8 10 (4.33%) Legal
9 9 (3.90%) Influencing Skills
9 9 (3.90%) Public Sector
10 8 (3.46%) Law
11 7 (3.03%) Retail Banking
12 6 (2.60%) Marketing
12 6 (2.60%) Retail
13 5 (2.16%) Documentation Skills
13 5 (2.16%) Local Government
13 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
14 4 (1.73%) Electronics
15 2 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (31.17%) Analyst
2 56 (24.24%) Project Manager
3 35 (15.15%) Business Analyst
4 26 (11.26%) Developer
5 16 (6.93%) Financial Analyst
6 13 (5.63%) Service Analyst
7 12 (5.19%) IT Manager
7 12 (5.19%) IT Project Manager
8 11 (4.76%) Architect
8 11 (4.76%) Head of IT
8 11 (4.76%) Head of Service Management
8 11 (4.76%) Salesforce Developer
9 9 (3.90%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.03%) Finance Business Analyst
10 7 (3.03%) Finance Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.03%) IT Analyst
10 7 (3.03%) Senior Manager
10 7 (3.03%) Technical Manager
11 6 (2.60%) Data Business Analyst
11 6 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.03%) .NET
2 3 (1.30%) Middleware
2 3 (1.30%) React
2 3 (1.30%) XML
3 2 (0.87%) OAuth
3 2 (0.87%) OpenID
3 2 (0.87%) SOAP
3 2 (0.87%) Velocity
4 1 (0.43%) ADO
4 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.43%) jQuery
4 1 (0.43%) JSON
4 1 (0.43%) Kafka
4 1 (0.43%) Node.js
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.43%) RESTful
4 1 (0.43%) Spring
4 1 (0.43%) WCF
4 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.03%) Legacy Systems
3 6 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (2.60%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.30%) User Experience
5 3 (1.30%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.87%) APACS
6 2 (0.87%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.87%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (0.87%) NHS
6 2 (0.87%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Tandem
7 1 (0.43%) CMDB
7 1 (0.43%) FMCG
7 1 (0.43%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.16%) Windows
2 3 (1.30%) Linux
3 1 (0.43%) AIX
3 1 (0.43%) CentOS
3 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.43%) SUSE
3 1 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.43%) Unix
3 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 53 (22.94%) Project Management
3 50 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (16.88%) Migration
5 29 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (9.96%) Decision-Making
7 22 (9.52%) Project Delivery
8 21 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 21 (9.09%) Performance Management
9 20 (8.66%) ETL
10 19 (8.23%) Data Migration
11 18 (7.79%) Risk Management
12 17 (7.36%) Business Analysis
12 17 (7.36%) ITIL
12 17 (7.36%) Service Delivery
13 16 (6.93%) Scrum
14 15 (6.49%) PRINCE2
14 15 (6.49%) SDLC
14 15 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (6.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.79%) SQL
2 7 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.16%) C#
3 5 (2.16%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.73%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.30%) Java
6 2 (0.87%) Bash
6 2 (0.87%) C++
6 2 (0.87%) COBOL
6 2 (0.87%) Kotlin
6 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.87%) VB
7 1 (0.43%) C
7 1 (0.43%) Java 8
7 1 (0.43%) Java 9
7 1 (0.43%) Perl
7 1 (0.43%) Python
7 1 (0.43%) VBA
7 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (3.90%) Degree
2 8 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.30%) ISEB
5 2 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (0.87%) CCSP
5 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.87%) CISM
5 2 (0.87%) CISSP
5 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.43%) APMP
6 1 (0.43%) CBAP
6 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) MCSE
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PMP
6 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.79%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.46%) GDPR
3 6 (2.60%) QA
3 6 (2.60%) SLA
4 5 (2.16%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Firmware
2 1 (0.43%) GPFS
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (1.30%) SCCM
2 2 (0.87%) CASB
2 2 (0.87%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.87%) Terraform
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.43%) Grafana
3 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.43%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.09%) Oracle
3 19 (8.23%) SAP
4 11 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.60%) Remedy
6 5 (2.16%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.73%) Informatica
8 3 (1.30%) Cadence
8 3 (1.30%) HP
9 2 (0.87%) Adobe
9 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.87%) VMware
10 1 (0.43%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.43%) Citrix
10 1 (0.43%) Dell
10 1 (0.43%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.43%) Google
10 1 (0.43%) IBM
10 1 (0.43%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.43%) Sage