Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 215 342 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.73% 14.08% 14.93%
As % of the General category 38.95% 41.06% 42.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 251 303
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% -6.38%
10th Percentile £309 £310 £233
90th Percentile £675 £575 £538
England median daily rate £501 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +0.10% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £8.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +58.87% -3.42%
10th Percentile £11.20 £12.75 £8.42
90th Percentile £21.60 £14.85 £15.63
England median hourly rate £29.71 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +18.84% +16.28% -21.82%

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 552 833 1,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 35.25% 34.29% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 535 659
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £183 £275 £220
90th Percentile £575 £570 £540
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 44
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.36 £13.45 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.65% +5.49% -27.14%
10th Percentile £11.58 £9.98 £8.91
90th Percentile £47.88 £28.89 £43.38
England median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% - +4.20%

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 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
Nottinghamshire +6 101 £450 +12.50% 62
Leicestershire +8 34 £325 -23.53% 28
Northamptonshire -5 31 £500 +27.88% 24
Derbyshire -1 26 £485 +29.20% 14
Lincolnshire +4 1 - - 16
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 68 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.81%) Project Delivery
3 31 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (14.42%) AWS
4 27 (12.56%) DevOps
5 26 (12.09%) C#
5 26 (12.09%) SQL
5 26 (12.09%) .NET
6 25 (11.63%) Oracle
7 24 (11.16%) SAP
7 24 (11.16%) Project Management
7 24 (11.16%) Scrum
7 24 (11.16%) JIRA
8 23 (10.70%) Microsoft
9 21 (9.77%) ERP
9 21 (9.77%) Retail
9 21 (9.77%) Azure
9 21 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
11 19 (8.84%) SQL Server
12 18 (8.37%) E-Commerce
13 17 (7.91%) JavaScript
13 17 (7.91%) Windows
13 17 (7.91%) Degree
14 15 (6.98%) Migration
14 15 (6.98%) PRINCE2
14 15 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (6.51%) HTML
15 14 (6.51%) Java
15 14 (6.51%) Banking

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 7 (3.26%) Confluence
2 3 (1.40%) Ethereum
2 3 (1.40%) Hyperledger
2 3 (1.40%) IIS
2 3 (1.40%) SAS
3 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.93%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.47%) JBoss
4 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.58%) Oracle Payables
1 12 (5.58%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (3.72%) Oracle Cash Management
3 8 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (3.72%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (2.33%) Eikon
5 4 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.86%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (1.40%) NetSuite
6 3 (1.40%) R3 Corda
6 3 (1.40%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.40%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.93%) BASE24
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.93%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.47%) RMDS
8 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.42%) AWS
2 21 (9.77%) Azure
3 6 (2.79%) GCP
3 6 (2.79%) Power Platform
4 5 (2.33%) Office 365
4 5 (2.33%) SaaS
5 4 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.40%) Amazon Neptune
6 3 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.40%) GitHub
6 3 (1.40%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.26%) VPN
2 5 (2.33%) Internet
2 5 (2.33%) Multicast
2 5 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.86%) BGP
3 4 (1.86%) EIGRP
3 4 (1.86%) Junos
3 4 (1.86%) MPLS
3 4 (1.86%) OSPF
3 4 (1.86%) RIP
3 4 (1.86%) VPLS
4 2 (0.93%) ATM
4 2 (0.93%) Firewall
4 2 (0.93%) Network Security
5 1 (0.47%) DHCP
5 1 (0.47%) HTTP
5 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.26%) Big Data
2 7 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.33%) Power BI
5 4 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.40%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.93%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.93%) Essbase
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.93%) UniData
Development Applications
1 24 (11.16%) JIRA
2 7 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.86%) NUnit
4 4 (1.86%) Postman
4 4 (1.86%) Selenium
5 3 (1.40%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.93%) eggPlant
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.93%) Protractor
6 2 (0.93%) Robot Framework
6 2 (0.93%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.47%) JUnit
7 1 (0.47%) LSMW
7 1 (0.47%) Maven
7 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (9.77%) Retail
2 14 (6.51%) Banking
3 13 (6.05%) Financial Institution
4 12 (5.58%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.65%) Marketing
5 10 (4.65%) Public Sector
6 9 (4.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.79%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.86%) Electronics
8 4 (1.86%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.40%) Billing
9 3 (1.40%) Legal
9 3 (1.40%) Local Government
10 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.47%) Automotive
11 1 (0.47%) Front Office
11 1 (0.47%) International Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Military
11 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (19.07%) Developer
2 39 (18.14%) Analyst
3 24 (11.16%) Project Manager
4 19 (8.84%) Business Analyst
5 18 (8.37%) Architect
6 16 (7.44%) .NET Developer
6 16 (7.44%) Consultant
7 12 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.12%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.19%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (4.19%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (3.72%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.26%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.26%) IT Manager
12 6 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.79%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (2.79%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.09%) .NET
2 14 (6.51%) HTML
3 12 (5.58%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.12%) .NET Framework
4 11 (5.12%) CSS
4 11 (5.12%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (4.65%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.26%) .NET Core
6 7 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (3.26%) jQuery
6 7 (3.26%) React
6 7 (3.26%) REST
7 6 (2.79%) XML
8 5 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.33%) JSON
9 4 (1.86%) CSS3
9 4 (1.86%) Entity Framework
9 4 (1.86%) MDX
10 3 (1.40%) OAuth2
10 3 (1.40%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.72%) Hedge funds
5 7 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.79%) FMCG
6 6 (2.79%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.33%) PMI
8 4 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.86%) User Experience
9 3 (1.40%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.40%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.40%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.40%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.93%) NHS
10 2 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.91%) Windows
2 11 (5.12%) Linux
3 4 (1.86%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.40%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.93%) Solaris
5 2 (0.93%) Unix
5 2 (0.93%) VMS
5 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.81%) Project Delivery
3 31 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (12.56%) DevOps
5 24 (11.16%) Project Management
5 24 (11.16%) Scrum
6 21 (9.77%) ERP
7 18 (8.37%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (6.98%) Migration
8 15 (6.98%) PRINCE2
9 14 (6.51%) Coaching
9 14 (6.51%) Test Automation
10 13 (6.05%) Analytics
10 13 (6.05%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.58%) Financial Modelling
11 12 (5.58%) Waterfall
12 11 (5.12%) Change Management
12 11 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.09%) C#
1 26 (12.09%) SQL
2 17 (7.91%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.51%) Java
4 10 (4.65%) Python
5 8 (3.72%) C++
6 7 (3.26%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.40%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.93%) PHP
8 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.93%) VBScript
9 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.47%) R
9 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (7.91%) Degree
2 9 (4.19%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.26%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.79%) CISSP
4 6 (2.79%) PMP
5 5 (2.33%) CCIE
5 5 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.86%) CCIE Service Provider
6 4 (1.86%) ISEB
6 4 (1.86%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.40%) ACCA
7 3 (1.40%) CIMA
7 3 (1.40%) CISM
8 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.93%) CRISC
8 2 (0.93%) CSPO
8 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.65%) PMO
2 7 (3.26%) QA
3 5 (2.33%) SLA
4 4 (1.86%) NIST
5 3 (1.40%) NCSC
6 2 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.93%) GDPR
6 2 (0.93%) MiFID
7 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (4.19%) Docker
2 4 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (4.19%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.72%) Terraform
3 4 (1.86%) OPNET
4 3 (1.40%) MIIS
5 2 (0.93%) Packer
6 1 (0.47%) Ansible
6 1 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.47%) Nessus
6 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (11.63%) Oracle
2 24 (11.16%) SAP
3 23 (10.70%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.26%) Cisco
5 5 (2.33%) Juniper
5 5 (2.33%) VMware
6 4 (1.86%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.40%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.40%) Qualys
7 3 (1.40%) Splunk
7 3 (1.40%) Teradata
8 2 (0.93%) Black Duck
8 2 (0.93%) Citrix
8 2 (0.93%) Google
8 2 (0.93%) HP
8 2 (0.93%) jBASE
8 2 (0.93%) JDA
8 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.93%) Tableau
8 2 (0.93%) TOWER Software