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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / East Midlands
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing Finance 229 229 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.47% 14.20% 20.86%
As % of the General category 46.83% 41.79% 56.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 143 199
Median daily rate £425 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% -4.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £204 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £593 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 10
Median hourly rate - £10.44 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% +20.83%  

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 489 548 593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 33.04% 33.97% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 353 337
Median daily rate £415 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.44 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.46% -34.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.74 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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 +2 102 £450 +16.12% 12
Nottinghamshire -5 55 £394 -7.35% 19
Derbyshire -5 35 £375 +221.19% 12
Leicestershire -15 18 £413 +26.92% 14
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 101 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (18.81%) Banking
3 81 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (14.01%) SQL
5 66 (12.67%) Project Management
6 62 (11.90%) SQL Server
7 61 (11.71%) Oracle
8 55 (10.56%) JavaScript
9 54 (10.36%) Business Analysis
10 52 (9.98%) SAP
10 52 (9.98%) Microsoft
11 48 (9.21%) .NET
12 46 (8.83%) HTML
12 46 (8.83%) Java
12 46 (8.83%) Web Services
12 46 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
13 45 (8.64%) Manufacturing
14 44 (8.45%) Scrum
15 43 (8.25%) CSS
15 43 (8.25%) MS Excel
16 40 (7.68%) Migration
17 39 (7.49%) C#
18 37 (7.10%) Security Cleared
19 36 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
20 35 (6.72%) MS Office
20 35 (6.72%) PRINCE2
21 33 (6.33%) Windows
21 33 (6.33%) ITIL
22 31 (5.95%) ERP
23 30 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing

Finance
Top Related 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 22 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.92%) SAS
3 7 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.96%) JBoss
5 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.77%) Confluence
6 4 (0.77%) Documentum
6 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.38%) CMS
8 2 (0.38%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.72%) MS Office
3 22 (4.22%) MS Project
4 11 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.38%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 18 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (2.69%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (2.69%) SAP CO
2 14 (2.69%) SAP FI
3 13 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (2.11%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (1.34%) Demantra
7 7 (1.34%) SnowdropKCS
8 6 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 2 (0.38%) Primavera
11 2 (0.38%) SAP Retail
11 2 (0.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.38%) Office 365
3 2 (0.38%) PaaS
3 2 (0.38%) Taleo
4 1 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.34%) Wireless
2 5 (0.96%) VPN
3 4 (0.77%) Internet
4 3 (0.58%) Intranet
4 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.38%) WAN
6 1 (0.19%) ATM
6 1 (0.19%) FTP
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) MVNO
6 1 (0.19%) RS-232
6 1 (0.19%) RS-485
6 1 (0.19%) VoIP
6 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.84%) Oracle Database
2 20 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.50%) DB2
6 12 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.54%) Blockchain
8 7 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.15%) DB2 UDB
10 5 (0.96%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.96%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.77%) DTS
11 4 (0.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (0.77%) SAP HANA
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.45%) Selenium
2 16 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.30%) JIRA
4 11 (2.11%) Eclipse
4 11 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.92%) Maven
5 10 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.54%) JUnit
7 7 (1.34%) MSTest
7 7 (1.34%) Subversion
8 6 (1.15%) Ant
9 5 (0.96%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.96%) Jasmine
9 5 (0.96%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.77%) Gradle
10 4 (0.77%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.77%) JDeveloper
11 3 (0.58%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.58%) SoapUI
General
1 98 (18.81%) Banking
2 45 (8.64%) Manufacturing
3 25 (4.80%) Retail
4 19 (3.65%) Marketing
5 16 (3.07%) Financial Institution
6 13 (2.50%) Aerospace
6 13 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.54%) Legal
8 6 (1.15%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.96%) Advertising
9 5 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.77%) Back Office
10 4 (0.77%) Electronics
10 4 (0.77%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.77%) Publishing
11 3 (0.58%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.38%) Billing
12 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 151 (28.98%) Analyst
2 102 (19.58%) Developer
3 75 (14.40%) Business Analyst
4 70 (13.44%) Project Manager
5 34 (6.53%) Consultant
6 27 (5.18%) Architect
7 25 (4.80%) Applications Support
7 25 (4.80%) Financial Analyst
8 23 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
9 22 (4.22%) Support Analyst
10 21 (4.03%) Java Developer
10 21 (4.03%) Service Analyst
11 20 (3.84%) Senior Business Analyst
12 18 (3.45%) Finance Business Analyst
13 17 (3.26%) Data Analyst
14 16 (3.07%) C# Developer
14 16 (3.07%) SAP Consultant
15 15 (2.88%) Applications Support Analyst
16 14 (2.69%) IT Analyst
16 14 (2.69%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.21%) .NET
2 46 (8.83%) HTML
2 46 (8.83%) Web Services
3 43 (8.25%) CSS
4 25 (4.80%) ASP.NET
4 25 (4.80%) jQuery
4 25 (4.80%) XML
5 21 (4.03%) Spring
6 20 (3.84%) AngularJS
7 16 (3.07%) Hibernate
7 16 (3.07%) HTML5
8 15 (2.88%) J2EE
9 14 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (2.69%) Entity Framework
9 14 (2.69%) SOAP
10 13 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (2.50%) JSP
10 13 (2.50%) Struts
11 10 (1.92%) Struts2
11 10 (1.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.45%) User Experience
3 15 (2.88%) Mainframe
4 14 (2.69%) Credit Risk
5 10 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.77%) Blackberry
6 4 (0.77%) Data Centre
6 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.77%) Fintech
6 4 (0.77%) PMI
7 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.58%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.58%) Social Media
8 2 (0.38%) CESG
8 2 (0.38%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.38%) NHS
8 2 (0.38%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.33%) Windows
2 19 (3.65%) Unix
3 18 (3.45%) Linux
4 12 (2.30%) Windows 7
4 12 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.11%) HPUX
5 11 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.15%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.96%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.96%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.38%) Android
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 66 (12.67%) Project Management
4 54 (10.36%) Business Analysis
5 44 (8.45%) Scrum
6 40 (7.68%) Migration
7 36 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (6.72%) PRINCE2
9 33 (6.33%) ITIL
10 31 (5.95%) ERP
11 30 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (5.18%) Service Management
13 26 (4.99%) Change Management
14 24 (4.61%) Risk Management
15 23 (4.41%) TDD
16 21 (4.03%) MVC
17 19 (3.65%) Data Migration
17 19 (3.65%) Workflow
18 17 (3.26%) Data Management
18 17 (3.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 73 (14.01%) SQL
2 55 (10.56%) JavaScript
3 46 (8.83%) Java
4 39 (7.49%) C#
5 22 (4.22%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.73%) ABAP
7 9 (1.73%) VBA
8 7 (1.34%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.15%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.96%) Python
10 5 (0.96%) VB
11 4 (0.77%) VBScript
12 3 (0.58%) SAS Macro
12 3 (0.58%) VB6
13 2 (0.38%) ES6
14 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.19%) Groovy
14 1 (0.19%) Scala
14 1 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.80%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.65%) ISEB
4 13 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (2.30%) PMI Certification
6 11 (2.11%) APMP
6 11 (2.11%) PMP
7 10 (1.92%) Degree
8 9 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.34%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.15%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.58%) CBAP
11 3 (0.58%) IIBA
11 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.38%) CISSP
12 2 (0.38%) HNC
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.61%) PMO
2 11 (2.11%) ISO 9001
2 11 (2.11%) QA
3 10 (1.92%) SLA
4 8 (1.54%) IFRS
5 7 (1.34%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.38%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.19%) FATCA
7 1 (0.19%) GDPR
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.96%) Docker
3 4 (0.77%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.19%) Firmware
4 1 (0.19%) HDFS
4 1 (0.19%) Samba
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.54%) MOM
2 4 (0.77%) Ganglia
2 4 (0.77%) nmon
3 2 (0.38%) Ansible
3 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.38%) SCCM
3 2 (0.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.19%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 61 (11.71%) Oracle
2 52 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.98%) SAP
3 11 (2.11%) Informatica
4 9 (1.73%) HP
4 9 (1.73%) IBM
5 8 (1.54%) Remedy
6 6 (1.15%) ServiceNow
7 5 (0.96%) Adobe
7 5 (0.96%) BMC
7 5 (0.96%) Citrix
7 5 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.77%) AppDynamics
8 4 (0.77%) Cognos
9 3 (0.58%) FNZ
9 3 (0.58%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.58%) Lotus
9 3 (0.58%) Perforce
10 2 (0.38%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.38%) Sage
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northamptonshire
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