Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 534 570 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.76% 17.54% 18.27%
As % of the General category 50.14% 50.40% 53.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 429 381
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £281 £265 £235
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 12
East Midlands median hourly rate £9.25 £9.13 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.37% -22.34% +18.21%
10th Percentile £8.44 £8.44 £10.04
90th Percentile £19.42 £11.93 £27.00
England median hourly rate £22.35 £22.84 £22.00
% change year-on-year -2.15% +3.80% +22.22%

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 1065 1131 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.42% 34.81% 34.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 787 695
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £235 £233 £227
90th Percentile £548 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 35
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.86 £14.80 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.34% +16.06% +21.43%
10th Percentile £8.53 £8.69 £9.41
90th Percentile £45.09 £43.40 £40.70
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +5 165 £400 -3.61% 30
Northamptonshire -1 157 £400 -5.88% 15
Derbyshire -1 79 £392 +7.40% 5
Leicestershire -3 69 £403 +114.67% 17
Lincolnshire +3 13 £413 +17.86% 1
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 161 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (16.67%) Project Management
3 84 (15.73%) SAP
4 78 (14.61%) Banking
5 74 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 67 (12.55%) Microsoft
7 64 (11.99%) Migration
8 60 (11.24%) Java
9 53 (9.93%) Retail
10 43 (8.05%) Manufacturing
11 41 (7.68%) Scrum
11 41 (7.68%) SQL
12 38 (7.12%) ITIL
12 38 (7.12%) Programme Management
13 37 (6.93%) Business Analysis
13 37 (6.93%) PRINCE2
13 37 (6.93%) Windows
13 37 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
14 36 (6.74%) Oracle
14 36 (6.74%) Service Management
14 36 (6.74%) Degree
15 35 (6.55%) SQL Server
15 35 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (6.55%) Security Cleared
16 34 (6.37%) User Experience
16 34 (6.37%) JavaScript
17 33 (6.18%) HTML
17 33 (6.18%) .NET
17 33 (6.18%) ERP
17 33 (6.18%) Telecoms

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 13 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.94%) IIS
2 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.75%) Apache
3 4 (0.75%) CMS
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.37%) Alfresco
5 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.37%) Drupal
5 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.37%) JBoss
5 2 (0.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 37 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.69%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.75%) InVision
5 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) Simulink
8 1 (0.19%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 4 (0.75%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.75%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.75%) SAP Retail
4 4 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.56%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.56%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.37%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.69%) SaaS
4 8 (1.50%) Office 365
5 7 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 6 (1.12%) IaaS
7 5 (0.94%) GitHub
7 5 (0.94%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.19%) npm
8 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.19%) Slack
8 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.50%) TCP/IP
1 8 (1.50%) Wireless
2 7 (1.31%) LDAP
3 5 (0.94%) DNS
3 5 (0.94%) Firewall
3 5 (0.94%) Internet
3 5 (0.94%) IPsec
3 5 (0.94%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.75%) MPLS
4 4 (0.75%) SAN
4 4 (0.75%) SMS
5 3 (0.56%) BGP
5 3 (0.56%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.56%) L2TP
5 3 (0.56%) OSPF
5 3 (0.56%) VPN
6 2 (0.37%) HTTP
6 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.37%) LAN
6 2 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.87%) Big Data
3 9 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.50%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.12%) MySQL
7 5 (0.94%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.56%) QlikView
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.37%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 2 (0.37%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (0.37%) MS Access
10 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.37%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 29 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.56%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.81%) JIRA
4 13 (2.43%) Axure RP
4 13 (2.43%) JUnit
4 13 (2.43%) LSMW
5 7 (1.31%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.12%) Selenium
6 6 (1.12%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.94%) Calabash
7 5 (0.94%) gulp
7 5 (0.94%) Maven
8 4 (0.75%) Gradle
8 4 (0.75%) Subversion
9 3 (0.56%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.56%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.56%) PeopleTools
9 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.56%) Xcode
9 3 (0.56%) Yeoman
General
1 78 (14.61%) Banking
2 53 (9.93%) Retail
3 43 (8.05%) Manufacturing
4 33 (6.18%) Telecoms
5 31 (5.81%) Marketing
6 20 (3.75%) Electronics
7 12 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.25%) Legal
8 11 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.31%) Advertising
9 7 (1.31%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.94%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.94%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.56%) Local Government
12 2 (0.37%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Front Office
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 125 (23.41%) Analyst
2 81 (15.17%) Project Manager
3 77 (14.42%) Developer
4 74 (13.86%) Business Analyst
5 25 (4.68%) Consultant
6 22 (4.12%) Architect
7 17 (3.18%) Java Developer
8 15 (2.81%) SAP Analyst
8 15 (2.81%) Service Analyst
9 13 (2.43%) .NET Developer
10 12 (2.25%) IT Manager
10 12 (2.25%) SAP Business Analyst
11 11 (2.06%) Applications Support
11 11 (2.06%) Financial Analyst
11 11 (2.06%) IT Analyst
11 11 (2.06%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (1.87%) Android Developer
12 10 (1.87%) Designer
12 10 (1.87%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (1.69%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.18%) .NET
1 33 (6.18%) HTML
2 29 (5.43%) CSS
3 27 (5.06%) Web Services
4 18 (3.37%) RESTful
5 16 (3.00%) Middleware
6 15 (2.81%) JSON
6 15 (2.81%) Spring
7 13 (2.43%) SOAP
8 12 (2.25%) REST
9 11 (2.06%) .NET Framework
9 11 (2.06%) Hibernate
9 11 (2.06%) jQuery
10 10 (1.87%) JPA
10 10 (1.87%) Node.js
11 8 (1.50%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.31%) Android SDK
13 6 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (1.12%) CSS3
13 6 (1.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.37%) User Experience
2 28 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.31%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.62%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 9 (1.69%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.12%) Market Risk
8 5 (0.94%) PKI
9 4 (0.75%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.56%) NHS
10 3 (0.56%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.37%) Animation
11 2 (0.37%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.37%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.93%) Windows
2 14 (2.62%) Android
3 13 (2.43%) Linux
3 13 (2.43%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.94%) Unix
7 5 (0.94%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.94%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.37%) AIX
10 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.37%) Solaris
10 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (16.67%) Project Management
3 74 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (11.99%) Migration
5 41 (7.68%) Scrum
6 38 (7.12%) ITIL
6 38 (7.12%) Programme Management
7 37 (6.93%) Business Analysis
7 37 (6.93%) PRINCE2
8 36 (6.74%) Service Management
9 35 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (6.18%) ERP
10 33 (6.18%) TDD
11 32 (5.99%) Change Management
12 30 (5.62%) DevOps
13 28 (5.24%) Risk Management
14 26 (4.87%) Test Automation
15 25 (4.68%) Data Migration
16 23 (4.31%) Process Improvement
17 22 (4.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 60 (11.24%) Java
2 41 (7.68%) SQL
3 34 (6.37%) JavaScript
4 29 (5.43%) C#
5 15 (2.81%) ABAP
5 15 (2.81%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.87%) Apple Swift
7 9 (1.69%) Objective-C
8 8 (1.50%) Python
8 8 (1.50%) Ruby
9 6 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.94%) C
10 5 (0.94%) PHP
10 5 (0.94%) VBA
11 4 (0.75%) Scala
12 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.56%) VB
13 2 (0.37%) C++
13 2 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (6.74%) Degree
2 35 (6.55%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.24%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.81%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.62%) PMP
6 13 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.87%) ISEB
9 7 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.75%) APMP
11 4 (0.75%) MCSE
12 3 (0.56%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.37%) CCA
13 2 (0.37%) CIMA
13 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.19%) CFA
14 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.68%) PMO
2 15 (2.81%) GDPR
3 12 (2.25%) QA
3 12 (2.25%) SLA
4 7 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.75%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.75%) P3O
6 3 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.19%) CDISC
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) COSO
8 1 (0.19%) GxP
8 1 (0.19%) HL7
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (3.93%) Active Directory
1 21 (3.93%) Docker
2 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.69%) MOM
2 7 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.75%) Ansible
3 4 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.37%) Kibana
4 2 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.19%) Grafana
5 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.19%) logstash
5 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (15.73%) SAP
2 67 (12.55%) Microsoft
3 36 (6.74%) Oracle
4 12 (2.25%) Adobe
4 12 (2.25%) HP
5 8 (1.50%) Cisco
5 8 (1.50%) Cognos
6 6 (1.12%) Capita
6 6 (1.12%) IBM
6 6 (1.12%) Perforce
7 4 (0.75%) Citrix
7 4 (0.75%) IFS
7 4 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (0.75%) VMware
8 3 (0.56%) Infor
8 3 (0.56%) Juniper
8 3 (0.56%) Zend
9 2 (0.37%) Informatica
9 2 (0.37%) Lotus
9 2 (0.37%) Teradata