Period
to 19 September 2020

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 19 September 2020 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
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 64 311 390
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.48% 15.42% 14.06%
As % of the General category 31.07% 42.03% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 212 281
Median daily rate £380 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +16.13% -8.55%
10th Percentile £148 £305 £244
90th Percentile £543 £638 £513
England median daily rate £525 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £10.04 £11.58 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.30% -5.89% +26.80%
England median hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +61.90% -12.50% +9.09%

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 206 740 989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 40.16% 36.69% 35.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 443 634
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £91 £213 £250
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 32
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.28 £14.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.55% -4.42% +7.79%
10th Percentile £10.57 £10.96 £10.63
90th Percentile £46.25 £48.75 £43.50
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year +30.83% +1.91% -

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

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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 19 September 2020.

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 19 September 2020.

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 19 September 2020. 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 -1 31 £340 -15.00% 19
Nottinghamshire -14 14 £380 -24.00% 18
Leicestershire +17 6 £87 -79.03% 7
Derbyshire -4 3 £425 +13.33% 10
Lincolnshire +6 1 £170 -70.43% 4
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) User Experience
3 15 (23.44%) Banking
4 14 (21.88%) Degree
5 11 (17.19%) Collaborative Working
5 11 (17.19%) Commercial Awareness
5 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (17.19%) Project Management
6 10 (15.63%) Animation
6 10 (15.63%) Prototyping
6 10 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (15.63%) Design Thinking
7 9 (14.06%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 8 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 8 (12.50%) Decision-Making
8 8 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (10.94%) DevOps
10 6 (9.38%) Change Management
10 6 (9.38%) Windows
10 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
10 6 (9.38%) Big Data
10 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.38%) Project Delivery
11 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.81%) ETL
11 5 (7.81%) CSS
11 5 (7.81%) HTML
11 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
11 5 (7.81%) Oracle
12 4 (6.25%) Java

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 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.56%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) AWS
2 3 (4.69%) Power Platform
3 2 (3.13%) Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Office 365
4 1 (1.56%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) 3G
1 1 (1.56%) 4G
1 1 (1.56%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
1 1 (1.56%) LTE
1 1 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.56%) Wireless
1 1 (1.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Big Data
2 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.13%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.13%) HBase
3 2 (3.13%) Impala
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) Power BI
3 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) JUnit
2 1 (1.56%) LoadUI
2 1 (1.56%) Maven
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 15 (23.44%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.13%) Back Office
4 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) Local Government
4 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Designer
2 11 (17.19%) Analyst
3 10 (15.63%) Project Manager
3 10 (15.63%) UI Designer
4 7 (10.94%) Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) UX Designer
7 4 (6.25%) Ab Initio Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (3.13%) IT Manager
9 2 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) CSS
1 5 (7.81%) HTML
2 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.56%) Ajax
3 1 (1.56%) HTML5
3 1 (1.56%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (1.56%) Java EE
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) React
3 1 (1.56%) React Native
3 1 (1.56%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) User Experience
2 10 (15.63%) Animation
3 8 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.69%) IVR
6 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.19%) Collaborative Working
2 11 (17.19%) Commercial Awareness
2 11 (17.19%) Project Management
2 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (15.63%) Design Thinking
3 10 (15.63%) Prototyping
3 10 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (14.06%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 8 (12.50%) Decision-Making
5 8 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (10.94%) DevOps
7 6 (9.38%) Change Management
7 6 (9.38%) Project Delivery
7 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.81%) ETL
8 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.25%) Java
2 4 (6.25%) Python
3 3 (4.69%) C
3 3 (4.69%) SQL
4 2 (3.13%) C++
4 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.13%) Scala
5 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) CCAB
2 1 (1.56%) CIPFA
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) PMO
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) QA
3 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.56%) IFRS
4 1 (1.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) CASB
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Ab Initio
4 3 (4.69%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (4.69%) Symantec
5 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.13%) CyberArk
5 2 (3.13%) FireEye
5 2 (3.13%) McAfee
5 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 2 (3.13%) Teradata
6 1 (1.56%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.56%) Databricks
6 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.56%) Remedy
6 1 (1.56%) Tableau