Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 657 605 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.80% 14.06% 15.77%
As % of the General category 43.34% 46.25% 48.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 427 431
East of England median daily rate £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £240
90th Percentile £596 £575 £588
England median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 66
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +73.68% -
10th Percentile £29.08 £20.08 £15.75
90th Percentile £46.50 £40.80 £32.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.69 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.80% +38.09% +19.44%

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 1,516 1,308 1,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.16% 30.40% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 836 832
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £248
90th Percentile £600 £575 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 91 141
East of England median hourly rate £21.21 £31.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.68% +40.00% -30.77%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.33 £14.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £47.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +7.10% -7.41% +20.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Hertfordshire +3 192 £400 +3.23% 54
Essex +3 165 £525 +10.53% 51
Norfolk +1 91 £488 +9.86% 32
Cambridgeshire -5 86 £425 +13.33% 84
Bedfordshire -5 69 £468 +3.89% 21
Suffolk +5 46 £413 +10.00% 14
East Anglia -5 8 £400 -36.00%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 228 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (22.83%) SAP
3 124 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
4 115 (17.50%) Manufacturing
4 115 (17.50%) Programme Management
5 106 (16.13%) Oracle
6 104 (15.83%) Java
7 103 (15.68%) Marketing
8 102 (15.53%) Telecoms
9 101 (15.37%) SOA
10 94 (14.31%) Electronics
10 94 (14.31%) Digital Marketing
11 90 (13.70%) Project Management
12 89 (13.55%) Greenfield Project
13 82 (12.48%) TDD
14 81 (12.33%) Web Services
15 78 (11.87%) SQL
16 74 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 70 (10.65%) XML
18 69 (10.50%) SOAP
19 68 (10.35%) Scrum
20 64 (9.74%) Microsoft
21 63 (9.59%) JSON
21 63 (9.59%) RESTful
22 62 (9.44%) Retail
23 60 (9.13%) Maven
23 60 (9.13%) Middleware
24 49 (7.46%) ERP
24 49 (7.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
25 48 (7.31%) 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 49 (7.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 45 (6.85%) Mule
2 45 (6.85%) Oracle Service Bus
3 12 (1.83%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.52%) CMS
5 6 (0.91%) Confluence
5 6 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (0.61%) Apache
7 4 (0.61%) IIS
8 3 (0.46%) JBoss
8 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.30%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.15%) Drupal
10 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (4.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.76%) Open Workbench
6 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.15%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (1.83%) SAP FI
3 11 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (1.52%) SAP CO
4 10 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.76%) Magento
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.76%) Sage X3
7 4 (0.61%) HFM
7 4 (0.61%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle AGIS
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.59%) SaaS
3 13 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
4 11 (1.67%) Office 365
5 4 (0.61%) Akamai
6 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.15%) IaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.28%) Firewall
2 8 (1.22%) DNS
3 7 (1.07%) HTTP
3 7 (1.07%) Internet
3 7 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.76%) LAN
4 5 (0.76%) WAN
5 4 (0.61%) Network Security
5 4 (0.61%) SMS
6 3 (0.46%) DHCP
6 3 (0.46%) FTP
6 3 (0.46%) VLAN
7 2 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.30%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.30%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.30%) SSL
7 2 (0.30%) VPN
7 2 (0.30%) Wireless
7 2 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (0.91%) Qlik Sense
7 6 (0.91%) QlikView
7 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.76%) Electronic Patient Records
8 5 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.76%) Power BI
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.61%) Redis
9 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 60 (9.13%) Maven
2 21 (3.20%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.74%) JIRA
4 12 (1.83%) Cucumber
5 11 (1.67%) Selenium
6 9 (1.37%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.37%) SoapUI
6 9 (1.37%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.07%) gulp
8 6 (0.91%) Grunt
9 5 (0.76%) JMeter
9 5 (0.76%) JUnit
9 5 (0.76%) NUnit
10 4 (0.61%) MSTest
11 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.46%) webpack
12 2 (0.30%) GitLab
12 2 (0.30%) Protractor
12 2 (0.30%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 115 (17.50%) Manufacturing
2 103 (15.68%) Marketing
3 102 (15.53%) Telecoms
4 94 (14.31%) Electronics
5 62 (9.44%) Retail
6 24 (3.65%) Legal
7 12 (1.83%) Banking
7 12 (1.83%) Law
8 10 (1.52%) Back Office
9 9 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.07%) Advertising
10 7 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.91%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.76%) Billing
12 5 (0.76%) Local Government
13 3 (0.46%) Front Office
14 2 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.30%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) French Language
15 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 132 (20.09%) Developer
2 113 (17.20%) Analyst
3 108 (16.44%) Project Manager
4 79 (12.02%) Architect
5 66 (10.05%) Business Analyst
6 60 (9.13%) Solutions Architect
7 45 (6.85%) Integration Developer
8 44 (6.70%) Consultant
9 35 (5.33%) Senior Developer
10 28 (4.26%) Senior Manager
11 27 (4.11%) Java Developer
12 26 (3.96%) Senior Project Manager
13 24 (3.65%) Financial Analyst
14 21 (3.20%) Digital Architect
14 21 (3.20%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 21 (3.20%) IT Manager
15 18 (2.74%) SOA Developer
16 17 (2.59%) Tester
17 16 (2.44%) IT Project Manager
17 16 (2.44%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (12.33%) Web Services
2 70 (10.65%) XML
3 69 (10.50%) SOAP
4 63 (9.59%) JSON
4 63 (9.59%) RESTful
5 60 (9.13%) Middleware
6 48 (7.31%) Apache Camel
7 41 (6.24%) XSLT
8 36 (5.48%) Swagger
8 36 (5.48%) WireMock
9 33 (5.02%) .NET
10 27 (4.11%) AngularJS
11 24 (3.65%) CSS
11 24 (3.65%) HTML
12 21 (3.20%) Oracle Fusion
13 18 (2.74%) Spring
14 17 (2.59%) REST
15 14 (2.13%) jQuery
16 13 (1.98%) HTML5
16 13 (1.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.55%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.89%) Data Centre
5 18 (2.74%) User Experience
6 12 (1.83%) EPoS
7 10 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.37%) Fintech
9 8 (1.22%) PMI
10 6 (0.91%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.91%) FMCG
10 6 (0.91%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.61%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.61%) NHS
12 3 (0.46%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.46%) Reinsurance
13 2 (0.30%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.81%) Windows
2 11 (1.67%) Linux
3 7 (1.07%) Unix
4 5 (0.76%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.46%) Android
5 3 (0.46%) Solaris
5 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
3 115 (17.50%) Programme Management
4 101 (15.37%) SOA
5 94 (14.31%) Digital Marketing
6 90 (13.70%) Project Management
7 82 (12.48%) TDD
8 74 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 68 (10.35%) Scrum
10 49 (7.46%) ERP
11 46 (7.00%) Waterfall
12 45 (6.85%) Migration
13 43 (6.54%) Business Analysis
13 43 (6.54%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (5.48%) Change Management
15 36 (5.48%) Coaching
16 34 (5.18%) E-Commerce
17 33 (5.02%) DevOps
18 29 (4.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 104 (15.83%) Java
2 78 (11.87%) SQL
3 41 (6.24%) XPath
4 21 (3.20%) C#
5 18 (2.74%) JavaScript
6 13 (1.98%) Java 8
7 11 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 10 (1.52%) PHP
8 10 (1.52%) Python
9 9 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.07%) Groovy
10 7 (1.07%) TypeScript
11 6 (0.91%) Ruby
12 5 (0.76%) C
13 4 (0.61%) ES6
13 4 (0.61%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.61%) VBA
14 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.46%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (2.89%) Degree
1 19 (2.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.98%) PMI Certification
4 11 (1.67%) PMP
5 6 (0.91%) CISSP
6 5 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.46%) ACCA
7 3 (0.46%) CCNA
7 3 (0.46%) CIMA
7 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.46%) GSLC
7 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.30%) CCNP
8 2 (0.30%) CISM
8 2 (0.30%) GIAC
8 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.35%) PMO
2 15 (2.28%) QA
3 12 (1.83%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.52%) GDPR
5 7 (1.07%) SLA
6 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.30%) COSO
7 2 (0.30%) IFRS
7 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.15%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.15%) P3O
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.91%) Docker
4 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.46%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.46%) XenApp
5 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.30%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (1.67%) Ansible
2 9 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (0.91%) Puppet
4 5 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.61%) SCCM
5 4 (0.61%) Terraform
6 3 (0.46%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.46%) Salt
7 2 (0.30%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.15%) CASB
8 1 (0.15%) Mesos
8 1 (0.15%) Oozie
8 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 150 (22.83%) SAP
2 106 (16.13%) Oracle
3 64 (9.74%) Microsoft
4 46 (7.00%) WSO2
5 15 (2.28%) IBM
6 10 (1.52%) VMware
7 9 (1.37%) Sage
8 8 (1.22%) Hyperion
9 7 (1.07%) Citrix
9 7 (1.07%) Tableau
10 6 (0.91%) Concur
10 6 (0.91%) RedGate
11 5 (0.76%) Adobe
11 5 (0.76%) HP
11 5 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.76%) Workday
12 4 (0.61%) Cisco
12 4 (0.61%) Remedy
12 4 (0.61%) TIBCO