Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 400 503 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.55% 16.42% 17.13%
As % of the General category 43.53% 48.18% 50.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 338 432
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £283 £289 £266
90th Percentile £513 £541 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 17
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.30 £9.25 £9.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.97% +1.37% -17.05%
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £20.90
% change year-on-year +2.17% +10.05% -2.79%

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 919 1,044 1,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.42% 34.07% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 671 772
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £238 £243
90th Percentile £538 £545 £587
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £13.86 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.36% -17.25% +38.66%
10th Percentile £10.55 £8.90 £8.66
90th Percentile £43.75 £51.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £23.58 £26.47 £23.59
% change year-on-year -10.94% +12.21% +3.33%

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 October 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
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 October 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
Northamptonshire -1 211 £400 -5.88% 18
Nottinghamshire -6 97 £400 -3.03% 65
Leicestershire +2 42 £330 -22.35% 21
Derbyshire -17 26 £340 -15.00% 16
Lincolnshire -3 3 £363 -12.12% 22
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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.

1 156 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (15.00%) Project Management
5 53 (13.25%) Banking
6 52 (13.00%) Scrum
7 49 (12.25%) Microsoft
8 43 (10.75%) Degree
8 43 (10.75%) User Experience
9 42 (10.50%) Java
9 42 (10.50%) SQL
10 37 (9.25%) JavaScript
11 35 (8.75%) SDLC
12 34 (8.50%) Business Analysis
13 32 (8.00%) Windows
13 32 (8.00%) Waterfall
14 31 (7.75%) User Stories
14 31 (7.75%) Oracle
14 31 (7.75%) Risk Management
15 30 (7.50%) SAP
16 29 (7.25%) HTML
16 29 (7.25%) Git (software)
17 28 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
18 27 (6.75%) Node.js
18 27 (6.75%) Microsoft Office
19 25 (6.25%) Legal
19 25 (6.25%) Programme Management
19 25 (6.25%) Test Automation
20 24 (6.00%) Change Management
20 24 (6.00%) 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 9 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.75%) Confluence
2 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.50%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.75%) SAS
5 3 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.50%) Drupal
6 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.25%) IIS
7 1 (0.25%) JBoss
7 1 (0.25%) MindAlign
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (6.75%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (4.75%) UserZoom
4 5 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) InVision
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.00%) BASE24
4 4 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.75%) SAP FI-GL
6 2 (0.50%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.50%) Maximo
6 2 (0.50%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.50%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.25%) Primavera
7 1 (0.25%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.00%) Office 365
4 4 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.00%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.75%) FinancialForce
6 2 (0.50%) IaaS
6 2 (0.50%) npm
6 2 (0.50%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.25%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.00%) Internet
2 9 (2.25%) VPN
3 7 (1.75%) Firewall
4 5 (1.25%) Wireless
5 4 (1.00%) SAN
5 4 (1.00%) SSL
5 4 (1.00%) WAN
6 3 (0.75%) ATM
6 3 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.75%) DNS
6 3 (0.75%) HTTP
6 3 (0.75%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.75%) SMS
6 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.50%) DHCP
7 2 (0.50%) LAN
7 2 (0.50%) Network Security
8 1 (0.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.75%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.25%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.25%) Redis
7 7 (1.75%) Big Data
7 7 (1.75%) Blockchain
7 7 (1.75%) Power BI
7 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.25%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.00%) Cloudera CDH
9 4 (1.00%) Sqoop
10 3 (0.75%) NonStop SQL
10 3 (0.75%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.25%) JIRA
3 19 (4.75%) Selenium
4 18 (4.50%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.50%) Jasmine
6 9 (2.25%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.00%) gulp
7 8 (2.00%) Protractor
8 7 (1.75%) Axure RP
8 7 (1.75%) JDeveloper
8 7 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.75%) Toad
8 7 (1.75%) Visual Studio Code
8 7 (1.75%) webpack
8 7 (1.75%) WebStorm
9 6 (1.50%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.25%) Bower
10 5 (1.25%) Subversion
10 5 (1.25%) Yeoman
11 4 (1.00%) JUnit
General
1 53 (13.25%) Banking
2 25 (6.25%) Legal
3 22 (5.50%) Retail
4 18 (4.50%) Marketing
5 16 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.00%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.00%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.75%) Electronics
10 5 (1.25%) Advertising
10 5 (1.25%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.75%) Publishing
12 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.50%) Automotive
12 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.50%) Law
13 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Front Office
13 1 (0.25%) Local Government
13 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (21.75%) Analyst
2 77 (19.25%) Developer
3 55 (13.75%) Project Manager
4 31 (7.75%) Business Analyst
5 21 (5.25%) User Experience Researcher
6 18 (4.50%) Financial Analyst
7 17 (4.25%) Service Analyst
8 14 (3.50%) Java Developer
9 12 (3.00%) Architect
9 12 (3.00%) IT Manager
10 11 (2.75%) Administrator
10 11 (2.75%) Consultant
10 11 (2.75%) IT Analyst
11 10 (2.50%) .NET Developer
12 9 (2.25%) Copywriter
12 9 (2.25%) Designer
12 9 (2.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (2.25%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (2.25%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.00%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.25%) HTML
2 27 (6.75%) Node.js
3 21 (5.25%) AngularJS
4 20 (5.00%) .NET
5 19 (4.75%) CSS
6 17 (4.25%) Web Services
7 16 (4.00%) HTML5
8 15 (3.75%) CSS3
9 13 (3.25%) jQuery
9 13 (3.25%) Sass
9 13 (3.25%) Spring
10 12 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (2.50%) React
13 9 (2.25%) JSP
14 8 (2.00%) SOAP
14 8 (2.00%) XML
15 7 (1.75%) ASP.NET
15 7 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (1.75%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (10.75%) User Experience
3 19 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (1.75%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.50%) Fintech
7 5 (1.25%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.00%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.75%) NHS
9 3 (0.75%) Tandem
10 2 (0.50%) Clustering
10 2 (0.50%) CMDB
10 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.50%) PMI
11 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.00%) Windows
2 18 (4.50%) Linux
3 13 (3.25%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.00%) Windows 8
6 7 (1.75%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.50%) Android
7 6 (1.50%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.25%) Unix
9 4 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.75%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.25%) AIX
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.25%) Solaris
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (15.00%) Project Management
4 52 (13.00%) Scrum
5 35 (8.75%) SDLC
6 34 (8.50%) Business Analysis
7 32 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 31 (7.75%) Risk Management
8 31 (7.75%) User Stories
9 28 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (6.25%) Programme Management
10 25 (6.25%) Test Automation
11 24 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (6.00%) Change Management
12 23 (5.75%) Microservices
12 23 (5.75%) PRINCE2
12 23 (5.75%) TDD
12 23 (5.75%) Usability Testing
13 22 (5.50%) ITIL
14 21 (5.25%) Ethnography
Programming Languages
1 42 (10.50%) Java
1 42 (10.50%) SQL
2 37 (9.25%) JavaScript
3 24 (6.00%) C#
4 16 (4.00%) Python
5 9 (2.25%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.25%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 7 (1.75%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.25%) C
8 5 (1.25%) C++
8 5 (1.25%) Scala
9 4 (1.00%) PHP
9 4 (1.00%) R
9 4 (1.00%) VB
9 4 (1.00%) VBScript
10 3 (0.75%) Java 8
10 3 (0.75%) Java 9
10 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (10.75%) Degree
2 11 (2.75%) PMI Certification
3 10 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.25%) PMP
5 7 (1.75%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.25%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.00%) ACCA
7 4 (1.00%) MCP
8 3 (0.75%) CCNP
8 3 (0.75%) CIMA
8 3 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.50%) ISEB
9 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.25%) PMO
2 9 (2.25%) QA
3 7 (1.75%) GDPR
3 7 (1.75%) SLA
4 4 (1.00%) PSD2
5 3 (0.75%) IFRS
6 2 (0.50%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.25%) RMADS
7 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 16 (4.00%) Docker
2 5 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.00%) XenApp
4 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.75%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.25%) HDFS
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (1.50%) SCCM
2 5 (1.25%) Oozie
3 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.75%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.75%) SCOM
4 3 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.50%) Ansible
5 2 (0.50%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.50%) Nessus
6 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.25%) Mesos
6 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.25%) Salt
6 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.75%) Oracle
3 30 (7.50%) SAP
4 17 (4.25%) Citrix
5 8 (2.00%) IBM
6 6 (1.50%) VMware
7 5 (1.25%) Adobe
7 5 (1.25%) Cisco
8 4 (1.00%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.00%) HP
9 3 (0.75%) Fortinet
9 3 (0.75%) Ivanti
9 3 (0.75%) Riverbed
9 3 (0.75%) Sage
9 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.75%) Sun
9 3 (0.75%) Tableau
10 2 (0.50%) Cognos
10 2 (0.50%) Pega
10 2 (0.50%) Red Hat