Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 822 667 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.15% 14.66% 15.69%
As % of the General category 46.44% 47.85% 47.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 455 493
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £280 £233 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £650
England median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 68
East of England median hourly rate £33.52 £20.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.58% -1.23% +22.73%
10th Percentile £17.48 £15.35 £12.85
90th Percentile £50.51 £41.00 £39.13
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +41.18%

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 1,770 1,394 1,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.93% 30.64% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,014 843 886
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -0.62%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £218
90th Percentile £598 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 105 176
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £26.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -14.69% +17.22%
10th Percentile £12.32 £11.32 £12.63
90th Percentile £49.97 £44.80 £45.65
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +15.56%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +1 241 £375 -11.76% 90
Essex +1 208 £513 +20.59% 54
Cambridgeshire +4 161 £351 -12.38% 131
Norfolk +1 89 £463 +25.85% 47
Bedfordshire -3 76 £450 +13.92% 25
Suffolk +2 51 £456 +7.35% 8
East Anglia +5 6 £500 -9.09%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 319 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
3 142 (17.27%) SAP
4 132 (16.06%) Oracle
5 128 (15.57%) SOA
6 127 (15.45%) Java
7 125 (15.21%) SQL
7 125 (15.21%) Programme Management
8 119 (14.48%) Manufacturing
9 116 (14.11%) Marketing
10 113 (13.75%) TDD
11 110 (13.38%) Telecoms
12 108 (13.14%) JSON
13 105 (12.77%) Digital Marketing
14 102 (12.41%) Electronics
15 100 (12.17%) Project Management
16 97 (11.80%) Web Services
17 95 (11.56%) Greenfield Project
18 93 (11.31%) XML
19 87 (10.58%) Maven
20 83 (10.10%) Microsoft
20 83 (10.10%) Middleware
21 82 (9.98%) SOAP
22 80 (9.73%) Scrum
23 71 (8.64%) RESTful
24 69 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
25 68 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
26 67 (8.15%) Retail
26 67 (8.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
27 66 (8.03%) SQL Server

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 67 (8.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 58 (7.06%) Mule
3 57 (6.93%) Oracle Service Bus
4 22 (2.68%) Confluence
5 18 (2.19%) WebLogic
6 17 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.95%) JBoss
8 14 (1.70%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.22%) IIS
10 9 (1.09%) Drupal
11 8 (0.97%) Apache
12 7 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (0.85%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.36%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.36%) CMS
15 2 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.24%) SAS
16 1 (0.12%) Oracle Self-Service HR
16 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) InVision
Business Applications
1 20 (2.43%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (1.22%) SAP FI
3 9 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 9 (1.09%) SAP CO
4 8 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.49%) Sage X3
8 3 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.36%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.36%) HFM
8 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.36%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.36%) SAP FSCM
8 3 (0.36%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (1.09%) Office 365
5 8 (0.97%) SaaS
6 5 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.61%) IaaS
6 5 (0.61%) PaaS
7 4 (0.49%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.24%) Taleo
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.12%) npm
10 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.12%) Route 53
10 1 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.04%) Internet
2 11 (1.34%) Firewall
2 11 (1.34%) WAN
3 10 (1.22%) LAN
4 8 (0.97%) Wireless
5 7 (0.85%) DNS
6 6 (0.73%) NAS
6 6 (0.73%) SSL
7 5 (0.61%) SAN
8 4 (0.49%) IPsec
8 4 (0.49%) SMS
9 3 (0.36%) DHCP
9 3 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.36%) FTP
9 3 (0.36%) H.323
9 3 (0.36%) MPLS
9 3 (0.36%) Network Security
9 3 (0.36%) PSTN
9 3 (0.36%) SMTP
9 3 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 43 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (1.95%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (1.82%) Power BI
7 12 (1.46%) Qlik Sense
7 12 (1.46%) QlikView
8 10 (1.22%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.97%) Big Data
9 8 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.85%) Redis
10 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.73%) MySQL
11 6 (0.73%) Sybase ASE
12 5 (0.61%) MS Access
12 5 (0.61%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 87 (10.58%) Maven
2 54 (6.57%) JIRA
3 49 (5.96%) Jenkins
4 32 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (3.65%) SoapUI
6 27 (3.28%) Git (software)
7 24 (2.92%) JUnit
7 24 (2.92%) Visual Studio
8 20 (2.43%) Cucumber
9 17 (2.07%) Selenium
10 14 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (1.46%) Gradle
11 12 (1.46%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.85%) JMeter
13 6 (0.73%) Ant
13 6 (0.73%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (0.73%) NUnit
13 6 (0.73%) Protractor
13 6 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 119 (14.48%) Manufacturing
2 116 (14.11%) Marketing
3 110 (13.38%) Telecoms
4 102 (12.41%) Electronics
5 67 (8.15%) Retail
6 30 (3.65%) Legal
7 29 (3.53%) Banking
8 14 (1.70%) Back Office
9 12 (1.46%) Publishing
10 9 (1.09%) French Language
11 8 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.97%) Law
11 8 (0.97%) Local Government
12 6 (0.73%) Automotive
13 5 (0.61%) Billing
13 5 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.49%) Advertising
14 4 (0.49%) Front Office
15 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 233 (28.35%) Developer
2 140 (17.03%) Analyst
3 118 (14.36%) Project Manager
4 69 (8.39%) Business Analyst
5 63 (7.66%) Architect
6 52 (6.33%) Senior Developer
7 50 (6.08%) Java Developer
7 50 (6.08%) SQL Developer
8 49 (5.96%) Integration Developer
9 45 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
10 38 (4.62%) Lead Developer
11 37 (4.50%) Consultant
12 36 (4.38%) Agile Developer
13 33 (4.01%) SOA Developer
14 32 (3.89%) Senior Manager
15 25 (3.04%) .NET Developer
15 25 (3.04%) IT Manager
15 25 (3.04%) Senior Project Manager
16 24 (2.92%) JSP Developer
17 22 (2.68%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (13.14%) JSON
2 97 (11.80%) Web Services
3 93 (11.31%) XML
4 83 (10.10%) Middleware
5 82 (9.98%) SOAP
6 71 (8.64%) RESTful
7 62 (7.54%) Apache Camel
8 57 (6.93%) XSLT
9 56 (6.81%) Spring
9 56 (6.81%) Swagger
9 56 (6.81%) WireMock
10 54 (6.57%) .NET
11 51 (6.20%) HTML
12 44 (5.35%) CSS
13 35 (4.26%) jQuery
14 34 (4.14%) AngularJS
15 33 (4.01%) REST
16 29 (3.53%) JSP
17 28 (3.41%) Oracle Fusion
18 26 (3.16%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 95 (11.56%) Greenfield Project
2 69 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.68%) User Experience
4 22 (2.68%) Virtual Team
5 16 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.46%) Fintech
8 10 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.22%) NHS
9 8 (0.97%) PMI
10 6 (0.73%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.61%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.49%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.49%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.49%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.49%) FMCG
13 3 (0.36%) Animation
13 3 (0.36%) EPoS
13 3 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (3.77%) Windows
2 23 (2.80%) Linux
3 12 (1.46%) Unix
4 11 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.09%) Android
6 6 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.49%) AIX
7 4 (0.49%) Solaris
7 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
3 128 (15.57%) SOA
4 125 (15.21%) Programme Management
5 113 (13.75%) TDD
6 105 (12.77%) Digital Marketing
7 100 (12.17%) Project Management
8 80 (9.73%) Scrum
9 68 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 57 (6.93%) Migration
11 56 (6.81%) SDLC
12 51 (6.20%) Business Analysis
13 50 (6.08%) PRINCE2
14 49 (5.96%) Coaching
15 48 (5.84%) ERP
16 47 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (5.35%) Mentoring
18 42 (5.11%) MVC
19 41 (4.99%) Continuous Improvement
20 38 (4.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 127 (15.45%) Java
2 125 (15.21%) SQL
3 58 (7.06%) JavaScript
4 56 (6.81%) XPath
5 48 (5.84%) C#
6 22 (2.68%) T-SQL
7 16 (1.95%) Ruby
8 13 (1.58%) PHP
8 13 (1.58%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.46%) C
9 12 (1.46%) Python
10 11 (1.34%) Groovy
11 5 (0.61%) R
11 5 (0.61%) X++
12 4 (0.49%) Scala
12 4 (0.49%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.49%) VBA
13 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.36%) C++
13 3 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 22 (2.68%) Degree
3 18 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.95%) CISSP
5 11 (1.34%) CISM
6 10 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (0.73%) MCSE
9 6 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.61%) ISEB
10 5 (0.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 4 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.49%) PMP
12 3 (0.36%) ACCA
12 3 (0.36%) CIMA
12 3 (0.36%) CISA
12 3 (0.36%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.62%) PMO
2 22 (2.68%) QA
3 21 (2.55%) SLA
4 16 (1.95%) GDPR
5 15 (1.82%) Data Quality
6 11 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.49%) WCAG
9 3 (0.36%) IFRS
9 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.24%) EMIR
10 2 (0.24%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.24%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.24%) MiFID
10 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.12%) P3O
11 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 16 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.09%) vSphere
4 8 (0.97%) Docker
5 4 (0.49%) vCloud
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.24%) Firmware
8 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.12%) NFS
8 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (1.95%) Ansible
2 10 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.09%) Puppet
4 7 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.73%) SCCM
6 3 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (0.36%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.12%) Mesos
7 1 (0.12%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 142 (17.27%) SAP
2 132 (16.06%) Oracle
3 83 (10.10%) Microsoft
4 58 (7.06%) WSO2
5 22 (2.68%) VMware
6 15 (1.82%) Atlassian
7 8 (0.97%) Adobe
7 8 (0.97%) Hyperion
7 8 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (0.97%) Tableau
8 7 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (0.85%) Google
8 7 (0.85%) HP
8 7 (0.85%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.73%) CA
9 6 (0.73%) IBM
9 6 (0.73%) RedGate
9 6 (0.73%) Sage
9 6 (0.73%) Sybase
10 5 (0.61%) Alteryx