Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 240 61 310
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.17% 12.15% 15.35%
As % of the General category 35.45% 23.28% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 45 213
10th Percentile £343 £167 £305
25th Percentile £388 £304 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £350 £438
Median % change year-on-year +35.71% -20.00% +9.38%
75th Percentile £588 £438 £538
90th Percentile £670 £533 £638
England median daily rate £550 £525 £510
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
10th Percentile " " £10.62
25th Percentile £9.00 £9.52 £10.68
Median hourly rate £9.52 £10.04 £11.58
Median % change year-on-year -5.16% -13.30% -5.89%
75th Percentile £11.74 £27.15 £12.68
90th Percentile £28.57 £37.11 £12.87
England median hourly rate £16.52 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -37.67% +26.19% -8.42%

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 677 262 998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 51.25% 52.19% 49.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 148 593
10th Percentile £178 £129 £200
25th Percentile £311 £250 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +9.93% -6.19% -
75th Percentile £516 £450 £506
90th Percentile £624 £529 £575
England median daily rate £525 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +5.53% +4.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 22 56
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.36 £10.19
25th Percentile £10.50 £11.21 £11.17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.72 £14.13
Median % change year-on-year -8.29% +4.18% +6.64%
75th Percentile £16.50 £32.63 £17.50
90th Percentile £23.55 £43.75 £46.63
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.33
% change year-on-year -13.64% +13.84% +7.36%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +14 113 £548 +38.17% 52
Northamptonshire +2 53 £430 +33.33% 27
Derbyshire +15 45 £350 -17.65% 23
Leicestershire -15 10 £455 +96.97% 20
Lincolnshire -6 1 £470 +176.47% 9
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 75 (31.25%) Social Skills
2 56 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (21.67%) Project Management
5 48 (20.00%) SAP
6 37 (15.42%) Microsoft
7 36 (15.00%) Migration
8 30 (12.50%) Azure
8 30 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (12.08%) QA
10 27 (11.25%) Banking
11 25 (10.42%) Change Management
11 25 (10.42%) Oracle
11 25 (10.42%) Programme Management
11 25 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (9.58%) Aerospace
13 23 (9.58%) Data Quality
14 22 (9.17%) Manufacturing
14 22 (9.17%) ERP
14 22 (9.17%) Project Delivery
14 22 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (8.75%) Public Sector
16 20 (8.33%) SQL
16 20 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (8.33%) Performance Management
16 20 (8.33%) Software Delivery
17 18 (7.50%) Coaching
17 18 (7.50%) Waterfall
17 18 (7.50%) Business Analysis

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 6 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.83%) Confluence
3 1 (0.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.42%) IIS
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.42%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.92%) iTrent
3 5 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.25%) BASE24
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.83%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.83%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.42%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.50%) Azure
2 12 (5.00%) AWS
2 12 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (2.92%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (2.92%) Power Platform
4 6 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.50%) GCP
5 5 (2.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (1.25%) SaaS
7 2 (0.83%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (0.83%) IaaS
7 2 (0.83%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.83%) PaaS
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.42%) Serverless
8 1 (0.42%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.08%) Firewall
2 3 (1.25%) ATM
2 3 (1.25%) DNS
2 3 (1.25%) SAN
2 3 (1.25%) WAN
3 2 (0.83%) Internet
3 2 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (0.42%) HTTP
4 1 (0.42%) OpenScape
4 1 (0.42%) SMS
4 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.42%) VoIP
4 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.92%) Big Data
1 7 (2.92%) Power BI
1 7 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (1.25%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.25%) NonStop SQL
3 3 (1.25%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.83%) MS Access
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.83%) Tableau
5 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.42%) HBase
5 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.42%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.42%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.75%) JIRA
2 4 (1.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.42%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.42%) git-flow
5 1 (0.42%) NUnit
5 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (31.25%) Social Skills
2 30 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (11.25%) Banking
4 23 (9.58%) Aerospace
5 22 (9.17%) Manufacturing
6 21 (8.75%) Public Sector
7 16 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 15 (6.25%) Legal
9 14 (5.83%) Marketing
10 13 (5.42%) Electronics
11 12 (5.00%) Retail
12 10 (4.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 10 (4.17%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (2.08%) Influencing Skills
14 3 (1.25%) Billing
14 3 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (1.25%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
15 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (25.00%) Analyst
2 58 (24.17%) Project Manager
3 27 (11.25%) Business Analyst
4 25 (10.42%) Developer
5 16 (6.67%) Architect
6 15 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 15 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
7 14 (5.83%) Programme Manager
8 12 (5.00%) HR Manager
9 11 (4.58%) Infrastructure Manager
9 11 (4.58%) Technical Manager
10 10 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 10 (4.17%) Operations Manager
11 9 (3.75%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.33%) Azure Architect
12 8 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
12 8 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
13 7 (2.92%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (2.92%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (2.50%) .NET
3 5 (2.08%) CSS
3 5 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (0.42%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.42%) Django
4 1 (0.42%) FastAPI
4 1 (0.42%) Flask
4 1 (0.42%) jQuery
4 1 (0.42%) JSON
4 1 (0.42%) Kafka
4 1 (0.42%) REST
4 1 (0.42%) RESTful
4 1 (0.42%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (0.42%) Starlette
4 1 (0.42%) Vue.js
4 1 (0.42%) WCF
4 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.33%) Data Centre
1 8 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 8 (3.33%) User Experience
2 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.50%) Legacy Systems
3 6 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (1.67%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.25%) Equities
5 3 (1.25%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.25%) Tandem
6 2 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (0.83%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.83%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.83%) PMI
6 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.42%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.08%) Windows
2 4 (1.67%) Linux
3 2 (0.83%) Unix
4 1 (0.42%) AIX
4 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) CentOS
4 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.42%) SUSE
4 1 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (21.67%) Project Management
4 36 (15.00%) Migration
5 25 (10.42%) Change Management
5 25 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 25 (10.42%) Programme Management
6 24 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (9.17%) ERP
7 22 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (9.17%) Project Delivery
8 20 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 20 (8.33%) Software Delivery
8 20 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (7.50%) Business Analysis
9 18 (7.50%) Coaching
9 18 (7.50%) Waterfall
10 17 (7.08%) Business Transformation
11 15 (6.25%) Data Governance
11 15 (6.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.33%) SQL
2 9 (3.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.08%) C#
3 5 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.67%) Python
5 3 (1.25%) C++
5 3 (1.25%) Java
5 3 (1.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.83%) VB
7 1 (0.42%) ABAP
7 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.42%) Perl
7 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (7.50%) Degree
2 8 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.50%) PMP
4 6 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.42%) APMP
6 1 (0.42%) CCAB
6 1 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.08%) QA
2 23 (9.58%) Data Quality
3 11 (4.58%) GRC
4 9 (3.75%) PMO
5 6 (2.50%) SLA
6 5 (2.08%) GDPR
7 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.83%) SOC 1
7 2 (0.83%) SOC 2
8 1 (0.42%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Firmware
2 1 (0.42%) GPFS
2 1 (0.42%) HDFS
2 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Kubernetes
1 4 (1.67%) SCCM
2 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.83%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.83%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.42%) Control-M
4 1 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.42%) Grafana
4 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.42%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.42%) Istio
4 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.42%) Terraform
4 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (20.00%) SAP
2 37 (15.42%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.42%) Oracle
4 11 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (3.75%) JD Edwards
6 7 (2.92%) Workday
7 6 (2.50%) HP
8 5 (2.08%) Remedy
9 4 (1.67%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.83%) Cadence
10 2 (0.83%) Citrix
10 2 (0.83%) F5
10 2 (0.83%) Informatica
10 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.83%) Refinitiv
10 2 (0.83%) VMware
11 1 (0.42%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.42%) GoldenSource
11 1 (0.42%) Google
11 1 (0.42%) Teradata