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 3 months to 27 June 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.

Financial
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 340 435 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.53% 17.13% 14.35%
As % of the General category 49.71% 49.89% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 234 250
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £239 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 46 30
Median hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.78% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £16.50 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +32.89% -1.29%  

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 of England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 684 872 899
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.23% 34.33% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 444 501
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £205 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 95 75
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.77% -31.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £12.80 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £41.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
Essex -2 109 £538 +19.44% 22
Cambridgeshire 0 62 £365 -18.88% 46
Hertfordshire -9 59 £425 - 39
Bedfordshire +5 46 £475 +11.76% 20
Norfolk 0 41 £450 +5.88% 12
East Anglia +4 14 £513 -14.58%
Suffolk -14 8 £425 -15.00% 2
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 198 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (17.52%) SAP
2 110 (17.52%) SOA
3 109 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
4 107 (17.04%) Project Management
5 103 (16.40%) Oracle
6 98 (15.61%) Programme Management
7 97 (15.45%) Telecoms
8 96 (15.29%) SQL
9 90 (14.33%) Java
9 90 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 86 (13.69%) TDD
11 84 (13.38%) Marketing
12 82 (13.06%) Manufacturing
13 75 (11.94%) Microsoft
14 73 (11.62%) Digital Marketing
15 72 (11.46%) Electronics
15 72 (11.46%) Scrum
16 71 (11.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 69 (10.99%) Middleware
18 60 (9.55%) XML
18 60 (9.55%) Windows
19 54 (8.60%) Linux
19 54 (8.60%) CRM
20 53 (8.44%) Retail
21 50 (7.96%) XSLT
21 50 (7.96%) DevOps
22 49 (7.80%) Migration
23 47 (7.48%) Risk Management
23 47 (7.48%) Mentoring

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 41 (6.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 35 (5.57%) Oracle Service Bus
3 34 (5.41%) Mule
4 20 (3.18%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.23%) Apache
5 14 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.91%) CMS
8 9 (1.43%) IIS
9 5 (0.80%) JBoss
9 5 (0.80%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.64%) SAS
11 3 (0.48%) Confluence
11 3 (0.48%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (3.34%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.91%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.32%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.32%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.16%) InVision
Business Applications
1 71 (11.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (2.87%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.96%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.96%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.48%) HFM
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.48%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.48%) SAP MDG
9 3 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.71%) Office 365
3 12 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (1.11%) OneDrive
6 5 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.48%) Akamai
7 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.48%) SaaS
7 3 (0.48%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.16%) PaaS
9 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.14%) Firewall
2 18 (2.87%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.55%) SSL
4 13 (2.07%) DNS
5 9 (1.43%) WAN
6 6 (0.96%) HTTP
6 6 (0.96%) Internet
7 5 (0.80%) Network Security
7 5 (0.80%) Wireless
8 4 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.64%) LAN
8 4 (0.64%) SAN
9 3 (0.48%) NAS
10 2 (0.32%) ADSL
10 2 (0.32%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.32%) Broadband
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (0.32%) DHCP
10 2 (0.32%) VPN
10 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (2.87%) MySQL
4 16 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.23%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.07%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (1.43%) Data Mining
9 9 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 9 (1.43%) QlikView
9 9 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.43%) Sybase ASE
10 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.80%) OLAP
12 5 (0.80%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 37 (5.89%) Maven
2 34 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.55%) JIRA
4 12 (1.91%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.75%) Selenium
6 9 (1.43%) JUnit
7 8 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.11%) Subversion
8 7 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.96%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.96%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.64%) JMeter
10 4 (0.64%) Mockito
11 3 (0.48%) Appium
11 3 (0.48%) Rational Rose
12 2 (0.32%) Calabash
12 2 (0.32%) Redmine
12 2 (0.32%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.32%) Trac
General
1 97 (15.45%) Telecoms
2 84 (13.38%) Marketing
3 82 (13.06%) Manufacturing
4 72 (11.46%) Electronics
5 53 (8.44%) Retail
6 43 (6.85%) Banking
7 23 (3.66%) Legal
8 12 (1.91%) Back Office
8 12 (1.91%) Local Government
9 10 (1.59%) Billing
10 9 (1.43%) Publishing
11 8 (1.27%) General Ledger
12 7 (1.11%) Automotive
13 5 (0.80%) Advertising
13 5 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.64%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.48%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.32%) Games
16 2 (0.32%) Law
17 1 (0.16%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 111 (17.68%) Developer
2 91 (14.49%) Analyst
3 89 (14.17%) Project Manager
4 67 (10.67%) Architect
5 40 (6.37%) Consultant
6 37 (5.89%) Solutions Architect
7 35 (5.57%) Agile Developer
8 34 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 32 (5.10%) SOA Developer
10 31 (4.94%) Integration Developer
11 28 (4.46%) Business Analyst
11 28 (4.46%) IT Manager
12 24 (3.82%) Designer
12 24 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (2.87%) IT Project Manager
13 18 (2.87%) Solutions Designer
14 15 (2.39%) Programme Manager
15 14 (2.23%) Applications Support
15 14 (2.23%) Delivery Manager
16 13 (2.07%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (10.99%) Middleware
2 60 (9.55%) XML
3 50 (7.96%) XSLT
4 47 (7.48%) JSON
5 39 (6.21%) Web Services
6 37 (5.89%) Swagger
7 35 (5.57%) Apache Camel
8 34 (5.41%) WireMock
9 31 (4.94%) Spring
10 28 (4.46%) .NET
10 28 (4.46%) Hibernate
11 24 (3.82%) HTML
12 23 (3.66%) J2EE
13 19 (3.03%) JSP
14 17 (2.71%) AngularJS
14 17 (2.71%) Java EE
14 17 (2.71%) SOAP
15 14 (2.23%) RESTful
16 11 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
16 11 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.34%) Data Centre
4 20 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.55%) PMI
7 14 (2.23%) Clustering
7 14 (2.23%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.43%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.27%) NHS
10 7 (1.11%) User Experience
11 5 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.64%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.64%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.64%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.64%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.64%) Replication
13 3 (0.48%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (9.55%) Windows
2 54 (8.60%) Linux
3 16 (2.55%) Unix
4 15 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.96%) Android
8 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.48%) Solaris
10 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.32%) CentOS
11 2 (0.32%) Fedora
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.16%) VME
12 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (17.52%) SOA
3 109 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
4 107 (17.04%) Project Management
5 98 (15.61%) Programme Management
6 90 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (13.69%) TDD
8 73 (11.62%) Digital Marketing
9 72 (11.46%) Scrum
10 54 (8.60%) CRM
11 50 (7.96%) DevOps
12 49 (7.80%) Migration
13 47 (7.48%) Mentoring
13 47 (7.48%) Risk Management
14 46 (7.32%) PRINCE2
15 43 (6.85%) ITIL
16 40 (6.37%) Configuration Management
17 39 (6.21%) Coaching
18 33 (5.25%) Change Management
19 32 (5.10%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 96 (15.29%) SQL
2 90 (14.33%) Java
3 38 (6.05%) C#
4 37 (5.89%) XPath
5 25 (3.98%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.50%) Python
7 20 (3.18%) T-SQL
8 19 (3.03%) Ruby
9 18 (2.87%) Perl
10 15 (2.39%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.07%) C
12 11 (1.75%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.59%) PHP
14 9 (1.43%) VB
15 8 (1.27%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.11%) VBScript
17 6 (0.96%) C++
17 6 (0.96%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.80%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (5.10%) Degree
2 20 (3.18%) PMI Certification
3 15 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (2.23%) CISSP
5 12 (1.91%) RHCE
6 11 (1.75%) PMP
6 11 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.59%) CISM
8 8 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.80%) CCNP
10 5 (0.80%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.80%) SSCP
11 4 (0.64%) CCIE
11 4 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.64%) MCSE
12 3 (0.48%) CCDP
12 3 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.18%) PMO
2 18 (2.87%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.55%) QA
4 14 (2.23%) SLA
5 9 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.27%) GDPR
7 7 (1.11%) IFRS
8 5 (0.80%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.64%) GAAP
10 3 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.48%) GPG13
10 3 (0.48%) IFRS 9
10 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.32%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.16%) GMP
12 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.16%) MiFID
12 1 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (3.18%) Active Directory
1 20 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.48%) Docker
5 3 (0.48%) Firmware
6 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.32%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (5.10%) Puppet
2 21 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.75%) Salt
4 10 (1.59%) Ansible
5 8 (1.27%) MOM
6 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.32%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.16%) Control-M
8 1 (0.16%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.16%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.16%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.16%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.16%) QRadar
8 1 (0.16%) SCOM
8 1 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 110 (17.52%) SAP
2 103 (16.40%) Oracle
3 75 (11.94%) Microsoft
4 36 (5.73%) WSO2
5 24 (3.82%) VMware
6 15 (2.39%) Cisco
7 12 (1.91%) IBM
8 11 (1.75%) Epicor
9 9 (1.43%) Avaya
9 9 (1.43%) Sybase
10 7 (1.11%) F5
10 7 (1.11%) HP
11 6 (0.96%) Adobe
11 6 (0.96%) Citrix
11 6 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.80%) BEA
12 5 (0.80%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.80%) hybris
12 5 (0.80%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.80%) Nokia
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