Period
to 22 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 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 of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 617 804 656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.77% 17.02% 14.75%
As % of the General category 43.09% 46.18% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 590 446
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +1.80% -1.76%
10th Percentile £325 £280 £234
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 21
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £33.52 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.33% +67.58% +5.26%
10th Percentile £15.75 £17.48 £15.75
90th Percentile £22.50 £50.51 £41.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.04%

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 of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,432 1,741 1,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.96% 36.85% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 991 822
East of England median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £284 £275 £213
90th Percentile £600 £595 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 138 108
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.67% +22.95% +16.75%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.32 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.97 £45.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -3.85%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Essex -5 178 £525 +2.44% 32
Hertfordshire -6 150 £475 +23.38% 70
Cambridgeshire -2 112 £500 +42.65% 68
Norfolk +2 65 £513 +10.81% 8
Bedfordshire +3 62 £450 +2.27% 22
Suffolk -1 39 £463 +2.78% 14
East Anglia -8 3 £513 +2.50% 18
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 192 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (24.47%) SAP
3 131 (21.23%) Business Intelligence
4 119 (19.29%) Programme Management
5 111 (17.99%) Telecoms
5 111 (17.99%) Java
6 108 (17.50%) Manufacturing
7 102 (16.53%) Marketing
8 101 (16.37%) Web Services
9 98 (15.88%) Electronics
9 98 (15.88%) Digital Marketing
10 96 (15.56%) Oracle
11 95 (15.40%) SOA
12 84 (13.61%) TDD
13 83 (13.45%) Greenfield Project
14 81 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 76 (12.32%) SOAP
16 75 (12.16%) Middleware
17 64 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
18 59 (9.56%) XML
19 57 (9.24%) RESTful
20 56 (9.08%) SQL
21 55 (8.91%) Migration
22 53 (8.59%) Project Management
23 52 (8.43%) Microsoft
24 47 (7.62%) Scrum
25 45 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
26 43 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
26 43 (6.97%) JIRA
27 42 (6.81%) ERP

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 42 (6.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 40 (6.48%) Mule
3 38 (6.16%) Oracle Service Bus
4 17 (2.76%) Confluence
5 9 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (0.97%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.81%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.81%) SAS
8 5 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.65%) Apache
9 4 (0.65%) CMS
9 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.49%) WordPress
11 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) HipChat
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.59%) HFM
2 12 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (1.62%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (1.30%) Hyperion Planning
4 8 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.30%) Unit4 Business World
5 7 (1.13%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.97%) Magento
6 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.65%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.65%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.32%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 64 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.43%) Office 365
4 11 (1.78%) SaaS
5 9 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.97%) GitHub
8 4 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.65%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.65%) IaaS
8 4 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.49%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.49%) Taleo
10 2 (0.32%) Akamai
10 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.32%) G Suite
10 2 (0.32%) PaaS
10 2 (0.32%) Slack
10 2 (0.32%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.43%) DNS
2 10 (1.62%) VPN
3 9 (1.46%) LAN
3 9 (1.46%) Network Security
4 8 (1.30%) Firewall
4 8 (1.30%) SSL
5 7 (1.13%) IPsec
5 7 (1.13%) WAN
6 6 (0.97%) BGP
6 6 (0.97%) HTTP
6 6 (0.97%) OSPF
7 5 (0.81%) Internet
8 4 (0.65%) HSRP
8 4 (0.65%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.65%) MPLS
8 4 (0.65%) NX-OS
8 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.65%) VRRP
9 3 (0.49%) Skype
9 3 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.57%) MySQL
3 15 (2.43%) Big Data
4 14 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.62%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.46%) Sybase ASE
9 8 (1.30%) Essbase
9 8 (1.30%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.97%) Apache Hive
10 6 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.81%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.65%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle Smart View
13 3 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 43 (6.97%) JIRA
2 26 (4.21%) Maven
3 20 (3.24%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.11%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.94%) SoapUI
6 9 (1.46%) Selenium
7 7 (1.13%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.97%) JMeter
9 5 (0.81%) Toad
10 4 (0.65%) Robot Framework
11 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.49%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.32%) Bower
12 2 (0.32%) GitLab
12 2 (0.32%) gulp
12 2 (0.32%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.32%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.32%) PhantomJS
12 2 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 111 (17.99%) Telecoms
2 108 (17.50%) Manufacturing
3 102 (16.53%) Marketing
4 98 (15.88%) Electronics
5 39 (6.32%) Retail
6 21 (3.40%) Banking
7 10 (1.62%) Legal
8 8 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.13%) French Language
9 7 (1.13%) Law
10 6 (0.97%) Back Office
11 5 (0.81%) German Language
12 4 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.49%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.32%) Billing
15 1 (0.16%) Advertising
15 1 (0.16%) Local Government
15 1 (0.16%) Publishing
15 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (18.31%) Developer
2 99 (16.05%) Analyst
3 84 (13.61%) Architect
4 69 (11.18%) Project Manager
5 54 (8.75%) Solutions Architect
6 48 (7.78%) Senior Developer
7 47 (7.62%) Business Analyst
8 37 (6.00%) Java Developer
9 35 (5.67%) Integration Developer
10 29 (4.70%) Consultant
11 23 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
11 23 (3.73%) IT Manager
12 21 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
12 21 (3.40%) Tester
13 18 (2.92%) Agile Developer
14 16 (2.59%) Financial Analyst
14 16 (2.59%) Senior Agile Developer
14 16 (2.59%) SOA Developer
14 16 (2.59%) SQL Developer
15 15 (2.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (16.37%) Web Services
2 76 (12.32%) SOAP
3 75 (12.16%) Middleware
4 59 (9.56%) XML
5 57 (9.24%) RESTful
6 41 (6.65%) Apache Camel
7 34 (5.51%) JSON
8 32 (5.19%) REST
9 29 (4.70%) .NET
10 22 (3.57%) Swagger
10 22 (3.57%) WireMock
10 22 (3.57%) XSLT
11 21 (3.40%) AngularJS
11 21 (3.40%) Spring
12 18 (2.92%) Oracle Fusion
13 13 (2.11%) jQuery
14 11 (1.78%) ASP.NET
14 11 (1.78%) HTML
14 11 (1.78%) Spring Boot
15 10 (1.62%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 83 (13.45%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.35%) Data Centre
4 22 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.08%) Mainframe
6 14 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.30%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.30%) User Experience
8 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.97%) Taxonomies
9 6 (0.97%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.81%) Fintech
11 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.65%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.65%) NHS
11 4 (0.65%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.83%) Linux
2 35 (5.67%) Windows
3 17 (2.76%) Unix
4 14 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.78%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.65%) Android
8 4 (0.65%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.49%) CentOS
9 3 (0.49%) zOS
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.32%) Solaris
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (21.23%) Business Intelligence
3 119 (19.29%) Programme Management
4 98 (15.88%) Digital Marketing
5 95 (15.40%) SOA
6 84 (13.61%) TDD
7 81 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (8.91%) Migration
9 53 (8.59%) Project Management
10 47 (7.62%) Scrum
11 43 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 42 (6.81%) ERP
13 38 (6.16%) DevOps
14 37 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
15 36 (5.83%) Mentoring
16 34 (5.51%) ITIL
17 33 (5.35%) Test Automation
18 32 (5.19%) Business Analysis
18 32 (5.19%) Microservices
19 30 (4.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (17.99%) Java
2 56 (9.08%) SQL
3 39 (6.32%) Java 8
4 23 (3.73%) JavaScript
5 22 (3.57%) XPath
6 17 (2.76%) C#
7 14 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.62%) Groovy
9 8 (1.30%) C
9 8 (1.30%) C++
9 8 (1.30%) Perl
10 7 (1.13%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.13%) Python
11 6 (0.97%) PHP
12 5 (0.81%) Java 9
12 5 (0.81%) Ruby
13 4 (0.65%) Go
13 4 (0.65%) XQuery
14 3 (0.49%) VB
14 3 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (5.19%) Degree
2 14 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.13%) ISEB
4 7 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (1.13%) PMI Certification
4 7 (1.13%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.97%) CISA
5 6 (0.97%) CISM
5 6 (0.97%) CISSP
5 6 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.97%) PMP
6 4 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.49%) ACCA
7 3 (0.49%) CCNP
7 3 (0.49%) CIMA
7 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.54%) PMO
2 20 (3.24%) QA
3 14 (2.27%) GDPR
4 12 (1.94%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.30%) HIPAA
6 7 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.81%) SLA
8 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.16%) GAAP
10 1 (0.16%) GCP
10 1 (0.16%) IFRS
10 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.30%) Docker
3 4 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.49%) vSphere
5 2 (0.32%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.32%) Squid
5 2 (0.32%) Varnish
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
6 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (4.21%) Ansible
2 20 (3.24%) Terraform
3 8 (1.30%) Puppet
4 7 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.65%) Kibana
6 3 (0.49%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.32%) SCCM
8 1 (0.16%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 151 (24.47%) SAP
2 96 (15.56%) Oracle
3 52 (8.43%) Microsoft
4 40 (6.48%) WSO2
5 26 (4.21%) Hyperion
6 23 (3.73%) Cisco
7 14 (2.27%) Juniper
8 9 (1.46%) Sybase
8 9 (1.46%) Talend
9 8 (1.30%) Citrix
10 7 (1.13%) Google
10 7 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (1.13%) Workday
11 6 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.81%) Blue Coat
12 5 (0.81%) IBM
12 5 (0.81%) Palo Alto
12 5 (0.81%) Riverbed
12 5 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.81%) webMethods