Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 150 161 312
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.45% 13.87% 14.84%
As % of the General category 32.26% 29.43% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 110 219
10th Percentile £308 £146 £313
25th Percentile £360 £339 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £455 £400
Median % change year-on-year -6.59% +13.75% +6.67%
75th Percentile £613 £538 £500
90th Percentile £738 £639 £575
England median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
10th Percentile £9.26 " £12.55
25th Percentile £9.52 £23.25 £12.63
Median hourly rate £13.02 £23.50 £13.00
Median % change year-on-year -44.61% +80.77% -55.93%
75th Percentile £16.00 £23.75 £13.88
90th Percentile £31.61 " £14.10
England median hourly rate £21.75 £24.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.68% +21.75% -6.98%

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 465 547 1,058
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 50.99% 47.11% 50.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 323 675
10th Percentile £104 £136 £201
25th Percentile £263 £306 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £378 £400 £385
Median % change year-on-year -5.63% +3.90% -3.75%
75th Percentile £484 £488 £488
90th Percentile £627 £600 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 58
10th Percentile £9.52 £11.00 £9.73
25th Percentile £10.00 £11.53 £11.04
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.24 £13.50
Median % change year-on-year +22.60% -9.37% +8.00%
75th Percentile £22.45 £23.31 £15.55
90th Percentile £47.44 £48.57 £19.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.71 £18.75
% change year-on-year +14.16% +5.12% +1.35%

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

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 2021. 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 -2 61 £575 +21.05% 36
Northamptonshire +11 35 £380 -16.48% 26
Derbyshire +13 33 £313 -34.55% 11
Leicestershire -7 14 £425 +78.95% 29
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 41 (27.33%) Social Skills
2 40 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (20.00%) Project Management
5 29 (19.33%) SAP
6 23 (15.33%) Banking
7 20 (13.33%) Aerospace
7 20 (13.33%) AWS
8 19 (12.67%) Azure
8 19 (12.67%) Project Delivery
9 17 (11.33%) Software Delivery
10 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
11 14 (9.33%) JavaScript
11 14 (9.33%) Oracle
12 13 (8.67%) SQL
12 13 (8.67%) Programme Management
12 13 (8.67%) Degree
12 13 (8.67%) GCP
13 12 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (8.00%) Migration
14 11 (7.33%) Manufacturing
14 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (7.33%) User Experience
15 10 (6.67%) DevOps
15 10 (6.67%) Waterfall
15 10 (6.67%) Scrum
15 10 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
16 9 (6.00%) Decision-Making

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 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) Confluence
2 1 (0.67%) IIS
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) BASE24
2 2 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.33%) HFM
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) HealthRoster
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.33%) AWS
2 19 (12.67%) Azure
3 13 (8.67%) GCP
4 3 (2.00%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.33%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.67%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.67%) Force.com
6 1 (0.67%) SaaS
6 1 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) ATM
2 3 (2.00%) Firewall
3 2 (1.33%) WAN
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) Network Security
4 1 (0.67%) OpenScape
4 1 (0.67%) SAN
4 1 (0.67%) SD-WAN
4 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.67%) Big Data
2 6 (4.00%) SAP BW
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.67%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.00%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.33%) MySQL
6 2 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.33%) Power BI
6 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.67%) DB2
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.67%) JIRA
3 2 (1.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.33%) Hudson
3 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.67%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (27.33%) Social Skills
2 23 (15.33%) Banking
3 20 (13.33%) Aerospace
4 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.33%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.33%) Public Sector
6 6 (4.00%) Marketing
6 6 (4.00%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (4.00%) Retail
7 5 (3.33%) Legal
7 5 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.67%) Billing
8 4 (2.67%) Electronics
8 4 (2.67%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (2.67%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (2.00%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.33%) Law
11 1 (0.67%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (27.33%) Project Manager
2 26 (17.33%) Analyst
3 17 (11.33%) Architect
4 16 (10.67%) Technical Manager
5 13 (8.67%) Technical Project Manager
6 9 (6.00%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.00%) Developer
7 8 (5.33%) Software Project Manager
8 7 (4.67%) Designer
8 7 (4.67%) Programme Manager
8 7 (4.67%) SAP Manager
9 6 (4.00%) IT Manager
9 6 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (4.00%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.33%) Programme Director
10 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 5 (3.33%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.67%) BASE24 Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Finance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.00%) CSS
1 6 (4.00%) HTML
2 4 (2.67%) OAuth
2 4 (2.67%) OAuth2
2 4 (2.67%) SAML
3 3 (2.00%) .NET
3 3 (2.00%) REST
4 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.33%) Middleware
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.33%) React
4 2 (1.33%) Vue.js
4 2 (1.33%) Web Services
5 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.67%) Flask
5 1 (0.67%) GraphQL
5 1 (0.67%) Node.js
5 1 (0.67%) PySpark
5 1 (0.67%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (0.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) User Experience
2 8 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.00%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.67%) Tandem
5 3 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.00%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.33%) CMDB
6 2 (1.33%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.33%) Equities
6 2 (1.33%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.33%) Life Science
6 2 (1.33%) PMI
7 1 (0.67%) Animation
7 1 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.33%) Windows
2 4 (2.67%) Linux
3 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.67%) Android
4 1 (0.67%) SUSE
4 1 (0.67%) Unix
4 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (20.00%) Project Management
4 19 (12.67%) Project Delivery
5 17 (11.33%) Software Delivery
6 13 (8.67%) Programme Management
7 12 (8.00%) Migration
7 12 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.67%) DevOps
8 10 (6.67%) Scrum
8 10 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 9 (6.00%) Decision-Making
10 8 (5.33%) Re-Platforming
10 8 (5.33%) Validation
11 7 (4.67%) Business Analysis
11 7 (4.67%) Business Case
11 7 (4.67%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (4.00%) SDLC
12 6 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (8.67%) SQL
3 6 (4.00%) Java
4 5 (3.33%) C++
5 3 (2.00%) Python
6 2 (1.33%) C#
6 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.33%) VB
7 1 (0.67%) ABAP
7 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.67%) PHP
7 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.67%) Ruby
7 1 (0.67%) SOQL
7 1 (0.67%) SOSL
7 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.67%) Degree
2 7 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.00%) PMP
6 2 (1.33%) CCAB
6 2 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) SLA
2 6 (4.00%) PMO
3 5 (3.33%) QA
4 3 (2.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.67%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.67%) GRC
5 1 (0.67%) NCSC
5 1 (0.67%) NIST
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.67%) Docker
3 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.67%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.00%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.33%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) Control-M
4 1 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.67%) Grafana
4 1 (0.67%) Istio
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (19.33%) SAP
2 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.33%) Oracle
4 10 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.67%) HP
6 5 (3.33%) Workday
7 3 (2.00%) Citrix
7 3 (2.00%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.00%) Pega
7 3 (2.00%) Remedy
8 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.33%) VMware
9 1 (0.67%) Avaya
9 1 (0.67%) BT
9 1 (0.67%) Cadence
9 1 (0.67%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.67%) F5
9 1 (0.67%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.67%) Planview
9 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow