Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 683 663 849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.46% 14.29% 16.34%
As % of the General category 43.50% 46.66% 50.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 445 475
East of England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £281 £282 £240
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 70
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.87% +72.37% -
10th Percentile £31.00 £16.85 £15.75
90th Percentile £44.00 £40.70 £34.63
England median hourly rate £22.00 £26.83 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.00% +27.76% +2.44%

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 1,570 1,421 1,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.23% 30.64% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 895 891
East of England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +5.85%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £240
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
England median daily rate £475 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 83 151
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.71% +27.83% -15.75%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.10 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.05 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £26.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.92% - +11.11%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +3 217 £435 +8.75% 49
Essex +2 166 £525 - 53
Norfolk +1 84 £488 +8.33% 16
Cambridgeshire -8 80 £425 +13.33% 84
Bedfordshire -6 63 £475 +5.56% 23
Suffolk +12 61 £429 +7.19% 11
East Anglia -5 10 £525 +2.44%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 221 (32.36%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (22.11%) SAP
3 135 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
4 129 (18.89%) Oracle
5 123 (18.01%) Manufacturing
6 120 (17.57%) Java
7 118 (17.28%) Programme Management
8 107 (15.67%) Telecoms
9 106 (15.52%) Marketing
10 101 (14.79%) Digital Marketing
11 97 (14.20%) Electronics
11 97 (14.20%) Project Management
12 96 (14.06%) Web Services
12 96 (14.06%) Greenfield Project
13 95 (13.91%) SOA
14 89 (13.03%) TDD
15 83 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 72 (10.54%) XML
17 71 (10.40%) SQL
18 70 (10.25%) SOAP
18 70 (10.25%) ERP
19 69 (10.10%) Retail
20 67 (9.81%) Middleware
20 67 (9.81%) RESTful
21 65 (9.52%) Scrum
22 60 (8.78%) Microsoft
23 59 (8.64%) JSON
24 52 (7.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
25 51 (7.47%) Waterfall
26 50 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement

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 52 (7.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 48 (7.03%) Mule
2 48 (7.03%) Oracle Service Bus
3 13 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.76%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.46%) CMS
6 4 (0.59%) Apache
6 4 (0.59%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.59%) Confluence
7 3 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.15%) IIS
9 1 (0.15%) JBoss
9 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.73%) Open Workbench
6 5 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 12 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (1.76%) SAP FI
2 11 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (1.46%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (1.32%) SAP CO
4 9 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.02%) Oracle AGIS
5 7 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.88%) HFM
6 6 (0.88%) Hyperion Planning
6 6 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.73%) Magento
7 5 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.59%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.44%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.64%) SaaS
3 16 (2.34%) Office 365
4 4 (0.59%) Akamai
4 4 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.29%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.29%) Serverless
6 2 (0.29%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.15%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.15%) GitHub
7 1 (0.15%) IaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.90%) Firewall
2 11 (1.61%) DNS
3 9 (1.32%) HTTP
4 8 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.88%) LAN
6 4 (0.59%) Internet
6 4 (0.59%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.59%) MPLS
6 4 (0.59%) WAN
7 3 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.44%) DHCP
7 3 (0.44%) VLAN
8 2 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.29%) FTP
8 2 (0.29%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.29%) Skype
8 2 (0.29%) SMS
8 2 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.29%) SSL
8 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (0.88%) Electronic Patient Records
6 6 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.73%) Big Data
7 5 (0.73%) Essbase
7 5 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.59%) OLTP
8 4 (0.59%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (0.59%) QlikView
8 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (7.17%) Maven
2 26 (3.81%) JIRA
3 18 (2.64%) Git (software)
4 16 (2.34%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.05%) Selenium
6 9 (1.32%) JMeter
7 8 (1.17%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.02%) gulp
8 7 (1.02%) NUnit
8 7 (1.02%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.88%) Grunt
9 6 (0.88%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.73%) MSTest
10 5 (0.73%) Subversion
11 3 (0.44%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.44%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.29%) AccuRev
12 2 (0.29%) GitLab
12 2 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 123 (18.01%) Manufacturing
2 107 (15.67%) Telecoms
3 106 (15.52%) Marketing
4 97 (14.20%) Electronics
5 69 (10.10%) Retail
6 22 (3.22%) Legal
7 15 (2.20%) Back Office
8 14 (2.05%) Banking
9 12 (1.76%) General Ledger
10 10 (1.46%) Law
11 9 (1.32%) Advertising
11 9 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.59%) Billing
13 4 (0.59%) Local Government
14 2 (0.29%) Front Office
14 2 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.29%) Military
14 2 (0.29%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 132 (19.33%) Developer
2 114 (16.69%) Project Manager
3 110 (16.11%) Analyst
4 73 (10.69%) Architect
5 65 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 50 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
7 41 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 39 (5.71%) Consultant
9 38 (5.56%) Integration Developer
10 37 (5.42%) Java Developer
11 27 (3.95%) Financial Analyst
11 27 (3.95%) IT Manager
12 26 (3.81%) Senior Manager
12 26 (3.81%) SOA Developer
13 21 (3.07%) Senior Project Manager
14 20 (2.93%) Tester
15 19 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
16 18 (2.64%) Finance Business Analyst
16 18 (2.64%) Programme Manager
16 18 (2.64%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (14.06%) Web Services
2 72 (10.54%) XML
3 70 (10.25%) SOAP
4 67 (9.81%) Middleware
4 67 (9.81%) RESTful
5 59 (8.64%) JSON
6 48 (7.03%) Apache Camel
7 40 (5.86%) XSLT
8 36 (5.27%) .NET
9 34 (4.98%) Swagger
9 34 (4.98%) WireMock
10 30 (4.39%) Oracle Fusion
11 24 (3.51%) AngularJS
12 23 (3.37%) HTML
13 21 (3.07%) CSS
14 18 (2.64%) Spring
15 17 (2.49%) REST
16 16 (2.34%) HTML5
16 16 (2.34%) J2EE
17 15 (2.20%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 96 (14.06%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.22%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.64%) User Experience
5 13 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.76%) EPoS
7 11 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.46%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.17%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.88%) FMCG
10 6 (0.88%) PMI
11 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.73%) Fintech
11 5 (0.73%) NHS
12 3 (0.44%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.44%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.44%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (4.39%) Windows
2 13 (1.90%) Linux
3 7 (1.02%) Unix
4 6 (0.88%) Windows 7
4 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.73%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.59%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.44%) Solaris
7 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) Android
9 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (32.36%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
3 118 (17.28%) Programme Management
4 101 (14.79%) Digital Marketing
5 97 (14.20%) Project Management
6 95 (13.91%) SOA
7 89 (13.03%) TDD
8 83 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 70 (10.25%) ERP
10 65 (9.52%) Scrum
11 51 (7.47%) Waterfall
12 50 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 47 (6.88%) Migration
14 41 (6.00%) Change Management
15 40 (5.86%) Business Analysis
16 38 (5.56%) PRINCE2
16 38 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
17 37 (5.42%) E-Commerce
18 36 (5.27%) DevOps
19 35 (5.12%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 120 (17.57%) Java
2 71 (10.40%) SQL
3 39 (5.71%) XPath
4 30 (4.39%) Java 8
5 24 (3.51%) C#
6 19 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.76%) Python
8 11 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.46%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.32%) PHP
11 8 (1.17%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.17%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.02%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.88%) Groovy
13 6 (0.88%) Java 9
14 5 (0.73%) VBA
15 3 (0.44%) ES6
15 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.44%) VBScript
16 2 (0.29%) Lua
Qualifications
1 28 (4.10%) Degree
2 14 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.76%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.46%) PMP
5 9 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.44%) ACCA
8 3 (0.44%) CCNP
8 3 (0.44%) CIMA
8 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.29%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.29%) CCNA
9 2 (0.29%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.29%) RHCE
10 1 (0.15%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.81%) PMO
2 20 (2.93%) QA
3 13 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.02%) SLA
5 5 (0.73%) GDPR
5 5 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.29%) COSO
6 2 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) HL7
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.02%) Docker
2 7 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.44%) XenApp
4 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (1.61%) Ansible
2 9 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (1.17%) Terraform
4 5 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.73%) Puppet
5 3 (0.44%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.44%) Salt
5 3 (0.44%) SCCM
6 2 (0.29%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.29%) Mesos
6 2 (0.29%) vRealize
6 2 (0.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (0.15%) Control-M
7 1 (0.15%) Oozie
7 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 151 (22.11%) SAP
2 129 (18.89%) Oracle
3 60 (8.78%) Microsoft
4 49 (7.17%) WSO2
5 18 (2.64%) IBM
6 16 (2.34%) Hyperion
7 11 (1.61%) Cognos
7 11 (1.61%) VMware
8 9 (1.32%) Tableau
9 8 (1.17%) Citrix
9 8 (1.17%) Sage
10 7 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (0.88%) Cisco
11 6 (0.88%) HP
11 6 (0.88%) hybris
11 6 (0.88%) Informatica
11 6 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (0.88%) Remedy
11 6 (0.88%) Splunk
12 5 (0.73%) Talend