Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 736 868 725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.44% 16.83% 14.84%
As % of the General category 44.74% 48.57% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 617 455
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £314 £285 £200
90th Percentile £600 £594 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 40
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.52 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +67.58% +5.26%
England median hourly rate £23.58 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +7.16% - +1.15%

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 1,645 1,787 1,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.28% 34.65% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 1,039 891
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £205
90th Percentile £600 £599 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 128 127
East of England median hourly rate £17.73 £40.00 £31.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.68% +25.39% +22.69%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.90
90th Percentile £49.13 £50.92 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.31 £24.44
% change year-on-year -5.18% +3.56% +0.87%

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 16 November 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 November 2018. 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 -2 215 £525 +2.44% 39
Hertfordshire -1 202 £475 +28.38% 70
Cambridgeshire -4 123 £500 +39.37% 78
Bedfordshire +2 65 £450 - 22
Norfolk +2 62 £488 +5.41% 17
Suffolk -2 52 £433 +1.76% 15
East Anglia -9 6 £525 +6.60% 18
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 245 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (25.41%) SAP
3 180 (24.46%) Business Intelligence
4 152 (20.65%) Manufacturing
5 151 (20.52%) Programme Management
6 148 (20.11%) Telecoms
7 143 (19.43%) Web Services
7 143 (19.43%) Marketing
8 140 (19.02%) Java
9 136 (18.48%) Digital Marketing
10 134 (18.21%) Oracle
11 133 (18.07%) Electronics
12 125 (16.98%) Greenfield Project
13 123 (16.71%) SOA
14 119 (16.17%) TDD
15 103 (13.99%) SOAP
16 95 (12.91%) Stakeholder Management
17 89 (12.09%) Middleware
18 87 (11.82%) RESTful
19 83 (11.28%) XML
20 79 (10.73%) Project Management
21 75 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
22 73 (9.92%) Scrum
23 69 (9.38%) ERP
24 65 (8.83%) Microsoft
25 62 (8.42%) SQL
26 55 (7.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
27 54 (7.34%) DevOps
27 54 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
28 53 (7.20%) Apache Camel

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 55 (7.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 52 (7.07%) Mule
3 51 (6.93%) Oracle Service Bus
4 20 (2.72%) Confluence
5 13 (1.77%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (0.82%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.68%) CMS
8 5 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.54%) Apache
9 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.41%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.41%) SAS
10 3 (0.41%) WordPress
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) HipChat
6 1 (0.14%) SPSS
6 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 12 (1.63%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (1.36%) HFM
3 9 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (1.09%) Hyperion Planning
4 8 (1.09%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.82%) Magento
6 6 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.68%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.68%) Oracle AGIS
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.41%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 75 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.40%) Office 365
4 11 (1.49%) SaaS
5 7 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
5 7 (0.95%) GitHub
5 7 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.68%) IaaS
7 5 (0.68%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.54%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.27%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.27%) G Suite
9 2 (0.27%) npm
9 2 (0.27%) Serverless
9 2 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.04%) DNS
2 10 (1.36%) LAN
3 8 (1.09%) Internet
4 7 (0.95%) HTTP
4 7 (0.95%) IP Telephony
4 7 (0.95%) MPLS
5 6 (0.82%) VPN
6 5 (0.68%) Skype
6 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.68%) WAN
7 4 (0.54%) Firewall
7 4 (0.54%) SSL
8 3 (0.41%) BGP
8 3 (0.41%) DHCP
8 3 (0.41%) IPsec
8 3 (0.41%) Network Security
8 3 (0.41%) OSPF
8 3 (0.41%) VLAN
9 2 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.27%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.58%) Big Data
3 16 (2.17%) MySQL
3 16 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.36%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.95%) Essbase
10 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.95%) Sybase ASE
11 6 (0.82%) Amazon Aurora
11 6 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (0.82%) Apache Hive
11 6 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.68%) Power BI
13 3 (0.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (6.52%) JIRA
2 38 (5.16%) Maven
3 24 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 22 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 19 (2.58%) SoapUI
6 10 (1.36%) Selenium
7 7 (0.95%) JMeter
8 6 (0.82%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.68%) Toad
10 4 (0.54%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.54%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.54%) Subversion
10 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.41%) GitLab
11 3 (0.41%) gulp
11 3 (0.41%) NUnit
11 3 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.41%) Robot Framework
11 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.27%) HP UFT
General
1 152 (20.65%) Manufacturing
2 148 (20.11%) Telecoms
3 143 (19.43%) Marketing
4 133 (18.07%) Electronics
5 47 (6.39%) Retail
6 18 (2.45%) Banking
7 14 (1.90%) Legal
8 10 (1.36%) Back Office
8 10 (1.36%) General Ledger
8 10 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.09%) Law
10 5 (0.68%) Advertising
10 5 (0.68%) French Language
11 3 (0.41%) Billing
11 3 (0.41%) German Language
11 3 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Military
13 1 (0.14%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (18.75%) Developer
2 117 (15.90%) Analyst
3 90 (12.23%) Project Manager
4 85 (11.55%) Architect
5 61 (8.29%) Business Analyst
6 58 (7.88%) Senior Developer
7 53 (7.20%) Java Developer
7 53 (7.20%) Solutions Architect
8 38 (5.16%) Integration Developer
9 33 (4.48%) IT Manager
10 32 (4.35%) Consultant
11 30 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
12 28 (3.80%) Tester
13 26 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
14 24 (3.26%) SOA Developer
15 23 (3.13%) Agile Developer
15 23 (3.13%) Financial Analyst
16 22 (2.99%) Senior Agile Developer
17 21 (2.85%) Automation Tester
18 18 (2.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (19.43%) Web Services
2 103 (13.99%) SOAP
3 89 (12.09%) Middleware
4 87 (11.82%) RESTful
5 83 (11.28%) XML
6 53 (7.20%) Apache Camel
7 51 (6.93%) JSON
8 39 (5.30%) REST
9 34 (4.62%) .NET
9 34 (4.62%) Oracle Fusion
9 34 (4.62%) XSLT
10 33 (4.48%) Swagger
10 33 (4.48%) WireMock
11 27 (3.67%) Spring
12 25 (3.40%) AngularJS
13 20 (2.72%) HTML
14 18 (2.45%) CSS
14 18 (2.45%) jQuery
15 14 (1.90%) ASP.NET
16 12 (1.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 125 (16.98%) Greenfield Project
2 54 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.77%) User Experience
7 12 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (1.63%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.49%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.22%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.09%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
13 6 (0.82%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.82%) Fintech
13 6 (0.82%) Taxonomies
13 6 (0.82%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
16 3 (0.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.98%) Windows
2 34 (4.62%) Linux
3 14 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (1.77%) Unix
4 13 (1.77%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.82%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.68%) Android
9 3 (0.41%) CentOS
9 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.41%) zOS
10 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (24.46%) Business Intelligence
3 151 (20.52%) Programme Management
4 136 (18.48%) Digital Marketing
5 123 (16.71%) SOA
6 119 (16.17%) TDD
7 95 (12.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 79 (10.73%) Project Management
9 73 (9.92%) Scrum
10 69 (9.38%) ERP
11 54 (7.34%) DevOps
12 52 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 46 (6.25%) Migration
14 44 (5.98%) Test Automation
15 42 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
16 41 (5.57%) PRINCE2
17 40 (5.43%) Business Analysis
17 40 (5.43%) ITIL
18 38 (5.16%) Coaching
18 38 (5.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 140 (19.02%) Java
2 62 (8.42%) SQL
3 51 (6.93%) Java 8
4 33 (4.48%) XPath
5 32 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 24 (3.26%) C#
7 16 (2.17%) Groovy
8 12 (1.63%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.36%) Java 9
10 8 (1.09%) PHP
10 8 (1.09%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.09%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.95%) C++
11 7 (0.95%) Python
12 6 (0.82%) Perl
12 6 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.54%) C
13 4 (0.54%) Go
13 4 (0.54%) Ruby
13 4 (0.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 37 (5.03%) Degree
2 15 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.22%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.09%) ISEB
5 8 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.95%) PMP
7 6 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.68%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.41%) ACCA
9 3 (0.41%) CIMA
9 3 (0.41%) CISA
9 3 (0.41%) CISM
9 3 (0.41%) CISSP
9 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.27%) ACSP
10 2 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.76%) PMO
2 19 (2.58%) QA
3 17 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.90%) GDPR
5 6 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.68%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.68%) SLA
7 4 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.14%) COSO
8 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.14%) GAAP
8 1 (0.14%) GCP
8 1 (0.14%) HL7
8 1 (0.14%) IFRS
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.63%) Docker
3 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.14%) Xen
5 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (4.35%) Ansible
2 24 (3.26%) Terraform
3 7 (0.95%) Puppet
4 6 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.54%) Kibana
6 4 (0.54%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.41%) vRealize
7 3 (0.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.27%) Mesos
8 2 (0.27%) SCCM
9 1 (0.14%) Control-M
9 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 187 (25.41%) SAP
2 134 (18.21%) Oracle
3 65 (8.83%) Microsoft
4 52 (7.07%) WSO2
5 30 (4.08%) Hyperion
6 13 (1.77%) Citrix
6 13 (1.77%) MicroStrategy
7 12 (1.63%) Cognos
8 11 (1.49%) Talend
9 8 (1.09%) Cisco
9 8 (1.09%) Google
9 8 (1.09%) Informatica
9 8 (1.09%) VMware
10 7 (0.95%) IBM
10 7 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.95%) Splunk
10 7 (0.95%) Sybase
10 7 (0.95%) Tableau
11 6 (0.82%) Sage
12 5 (0.68%) webMethods