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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 244 231 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.21% 15.04% 16.66%
As % of the General category 45.35% 47.24% 51.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 163 154
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £621 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Median hourly rate £25.50 £9.82 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.80% -5.98%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +31.57% -1.29%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 538 489 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 35.75% 31.84% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 323 322
Median daily rate £425 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £600 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 19
Median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.84% +211.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +2 84 £450 - 4
Nottinghamshire +3 69 £400 -3.61% 31
Derbyshire -3 43 £413 +26.92% 12
Leicestershire -7 23 £475 +40.74% 9
Lincolnshire -4 3 - - 6
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 102 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (19.87%) Banking
3 68 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (12.34%) SQL
4 59 (12.34%) Oracle
5 58 (12.13%) SAP
6 57 (11.92%) Microsoft
7 54 (11.30%) SQL Server
8 53 (11.09%) Project Management
9 50 (10.46%) Migration
10 49 (10.25%) Java
11 41 (8.58%) Retail
11 41 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (8.16%) JavaScript
13 35 (7.32%) PRINCE2
13 35 (7.32%) Windows
13 35 (7.32%) Scrum
14 32 (6.69%) ERP
15 31 (6.49%) ITIL
15 31 (6.49%) HTML
15 31 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
15 31 (6.49%) Business Analysis
16 30 (6.28%) Manufacturing
17 27 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
18 26 (5.44%) Service Management
19 25 (5.23%) Data Migration
19 25 (5.23%) Git (software)
20 24 (5.02%) CSS
21 23 (4.81%) Web Services
21 23 (4.81%) C#

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 21 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.93%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (1.67%) Confluence
4 8 (1.67%) JBoss
4 8 (1.67%) SAS
5 6 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.26%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.26%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.84%) CMS
7 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.63%) Drupal
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.42%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.42%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.42%) Liferay
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.93%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) UserZoom
6 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.67%) SAP CO
3 8 (1.67%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (1.46%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (1.46%) SAP Retail
5 6 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.84%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 3 (0.63%) Demantra
8 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.63%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.63%) SnowdropKCS
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.42%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (0.42%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.05%) SaaS
3 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.42%) IaaS
5 2 (0.42%) Office 365
5 2 (0.42%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.26%) VPN
2 3 (0.63%) Firewall
2 3 (0.63%) FTP
2 3 (0.63%) Internet
2 3 (0.63%) Intranet
2 3 (0.63%) MVNO
2 3 (0.63%) NetScaler
2 3 (0.63%) Network Security
2 3 (0.63%) SSL
2 3 (0.63%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.42%) WAN
4 1 (0.21%) BGP
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.21%) L2TP
4 1 (0.21%) MPLS
4 1 (0.21%) OSPF
4 1 (0.21%) RS-232
4 1 (0.21%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.39%) Oracle Database
3 20 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.72%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (1.88%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (1.26%) DB2
11 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (1.26%) MySQL
11 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.05%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.05%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 25 (5.23%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.18%) JIRA
3 13 (2.72%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.09%) Eclipse
4 10 (2.09%) JUnit
4 10 (2.09%) Selenium
5 9 (1.88%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.26%) Gradle
7 6 (1.26%) IntelliJ
7 6 (1.26%) Maven
8 5 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.05%) Hudson
8 5 (1.05%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.05%) Mockito
8 5 (1.05%) MyEclipse
9 4 (0.84%) JProfiler
9 4 (0.84%) LSMW
9 4 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 95 (19.87%) Banking
2 41 (8.58%) Retail
3 30 (6.28%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.77%) Marketing
5 15 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.72%) Legal
7 8 (1.67%) Back Office
8 7 (1.46%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.26%) Electronics
10 5 (1.05%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.84%) Billing
11 4 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.63%) Advertising
12 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.63%) Local Government
12 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.42%) Law
14 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 118 (24.69%) Analyst
2 84 (17.57%) Developer
3 68 (14.23%) Project Manager
4 61 (12.76%) Business Analyst
5 32 (6.69%) Consultant
6 24 (5.02%) Java Developer
7 23 (4.81%) Architect
8 21 (4.39%) Financial Analyst
9 17 (3.56%) Applications Support
10 16 (3.35%) Support Analyst
11 15 (3.14%) Banking Analyst
12 14 (2.93%) Finance Business Analyst
12 14 (2.93%) SQL Developer
13 13 (2.72%) Oracle Analyst
13 13 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (2.51%) Senior Business Analyst
15 11 (2.30%) Applications Support Analyst
15 11 (2.30%) Banking Business Analyst
15 11 (2.30%) SAP Consultant
15 11 (2.30%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.49%) HTML
2 24 (5.02%) CSS
3 23 (4.81%) .NET
3 23 (4.81%) Web Services
4 19 (3.97%) Spring
5 17 (3.56%) XML
6 16 (3.35%) Hibernate
7 15 (3.14%) J2EE
8 14 (2.93%) JSON
8 14 (2.93%) RESTful
9 13 (2.72%) jQuery
10 12 (2.51%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.30%) EJB
11 11 (2.30%) JPA
11 11 (2.30%) SOAP
12 10 (2.09%) HTML5
12 10 (2.09%) JSP
12 10 (2.09%) Struts
13 9 (1.88%) Ajax
14 7 (1.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.51%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.09%) Data Centre
3 10 (2.09%) User Experience
4 9 (1.88%) Credit Risk
4 9 (1.88%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.26%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.26%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.26%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.63%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.63%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.42%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.21%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.32%) Windows
2 16 (3.35%) Unix
3 13 (2.72%) Linux
4 10 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.67%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.67%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.46%) HPUX
7 7 (1.46%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.26%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.05%) Android
9 5 (1.05%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.42%) AIX
10 2 (0.42%) Solaris
11 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (11.09%) Project Management
4 50 (10.46%) Migration
5 35 (7.32%) PRINCE2
5 35 (7.32%) Scrum
6 32 (6.69%) ERP
7 31 (6.49%) Business Analysis
7 31 (6.49%) ITIL
8 26 (5.44%) Service Management
9 25 (5.23%) Data Migration
10 23 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (4.81%) Risk Management
10 23 (4.81%) Test Automation
11 21 (4.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (4.18%) Change Management
12 20 (4.18%) ITSM
13 19 (3.97%) SDLC
14 17 (3.56%) TDD
15 16 (3.35%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 59 (12.34%) SQL
2 49 (10.25%) Java
3 39 (8.16%) JavaScript
4 23 (4.81%) C#
5 13 (2.72%) T-SQL
6 12 (2.51%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.30%) VBA
8 10 (2.09%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.67%) Python
10 7 (1.46%) VBScript
11 6 (1.26%) ABAP
11 6 (1.26%) VB
12 4 (0.84%) VB6
13 3 (0.63%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.63%) C
13 3 (0.63%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.63%) SAS Macro
13 3 (0.63%) Scala
14 2 (0.42%) ES6
Qualifications
1 21 (4.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.77%) Degree
3 14 (2.93%) ISEB
4 13 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (2.72%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.88%) PMP
7 8 (1.67%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.05%) CISM
9 5 (1.05%) CISSP
9 5 (1.05%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.84%) APMP
10 4 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.63%) CBAP
11 3 (0.63%) CISA
11 3 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.63%) CRISC
11 3 (0.63%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.81%) PMO
2 10 (2.09%) QA
3 6 (1.26%) IFRS
3 6 (1.26%) SLA
4 5 (1.05%) IFRS 9
4 5 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.63%) GDPR
6 2 (0.42%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) COSO
7 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.21%) FATCA
7 1 (0.21%) GCP
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.46%) Docker
3 6 (1.26%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.21%) Firmware
5 1 (0.21%) HDFS
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.21%) Samba
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (1.26%) MOM
2 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.42%) Ansible
3 2 (0.42%) Ganglia
3 2 (0.42%) Kibana
3 2 (0.42%) nmon
3 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.42%) SCCM
4 1 (0.21%) Grafana
4 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.21%) logstash
4 1 (0.21%) Nagios
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.21%) Puppet
4 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (12.34%) Oracle
2 58 (12.13%) SAP
3 57 (11.92%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.51%) HP
5 11 (2.30%) Citrix
6 9 (1.88%) IBM
7 7 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.26%) Lotus
9 5 (1.05%) Cisco
9 5 (1.05%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.84%) Perforce
10 4 (0.84%) Remedy
11 3 (0.63%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.63%) Cognos
11 3 (0.63%) ComArch
11 3 (0.63%) Gemalto
12 2 (0.42%) OpenText
12 2 (0.42%) Sage
12 2 (0.42%) VMware
12 2 (0.42%) webMethods
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