Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 861 718 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.85% 14.98% 15.95%
As % of the General category 48.34% 48.09% 50.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 449 583
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £285 £209 £288
90th Percentile £588 £575 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 40 71
East of England median hourly rate £33.52 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.58% +5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £17.03 £15.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.51 £39.55 £40.00
England median hourly rate £22.35 £22.84 £22.00
% change year-on-year -2.15% +3.80% +22.22%

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 1781 1493 1892
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.85% 31.14% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1035 877 962
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £206 £218
90th Percentile £597 £550 £570
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 119 199
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +26.92% -13.33%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.95 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.92 £43.75 £43.90
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -1 235 £370 -12.94% 46
Essex 0 234 £513 +19.19% 12
Cambridgeshire +4 172 £363 -9.38% 96
Norfolk +6 86 £456 +21.67% 17
Bedfordshire +2 82 £438 +2.94% 11
Suffolk +1 50 £425 -5.56% 7
East Anglia +4 11 £485 -11.82%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 347 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
3 163 (18.93%) Oracle
4 162 (18.82%) SAP
5 161 (18.70%) SOA
6 145 (16.84%) TDD
7 144 (16.72%) Programme Management
8 141 (16.38%) Manufacturing
9 140 (16.26%) Marketing
10 135 (15.68%) Telecoms
11 130 (15.10%) SQL
12 129 (14.98%) JSON
12 129 (14.98%) Digital Marketing
13 127 (14.75%) Java
14 126 (14.63%) Middleware
15 125 (14.52%) Electronics
16 111 (12.89%) XML
17 110 (12.78%) Project Management
18 95 (11.03%) Maven
19 92 (10.69%) Scrum
20 90 (10.45%) Greenfield Project
21 83 (9.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
22 80 (9.29%) Microsoft
23 79 (9.18%) Web Services
24 75 (8.71%) WSO2
24 75 (8.71%) Mule
25 72 (8.36%) Apache Camel
25 72 (8.36%) Oracle Service Bus
25 72 (8.36%) XSLT
26 71 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management

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 83 (9.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 75 (8.71%) Mule
3 72 (8.36%) Oracle Service Bus
4 24 (2.79%) WebLogic
5 20 (2.32%) SharePoint
6 18 (2.09%) Confluence
7 16 (1.86%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.51%) JBoss
9 12 (1.39%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.93%) Drupal
11 7 (0.81%) Apache
11 7 (0.81%) IIS
12 6 (0.70%) CMS
13 4 (0.46%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.35%) Apache Spark
15 2 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.23%) SAS
16 1 (0.12%) Smallworld
16 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (3.25%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (0.93%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (0.81%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.46%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.35%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.35%) HFM
8 3 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (0.93%) SaaS
3 7 (0.81%) Office 365
4 6 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.46%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.46%) IaaS
6 4 (0.46%) PaaS
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.23%) Taleo
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) npm
8 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.44%) Internet
2 14 (1.63%) WAN
3 13 (1.51%) Firewall
4 12 (1.39%) Wireless
5 10 (1.16%) LAN
6 7 (0.81%) NAS
6 7 (0.81%) SSL
7 6 (0.70%) DNS
7 6 (0.70%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.58%) 802.11
8 5 (0.58%) ADSL
8 5 (0.58%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.58%) Broadband
8 5 (0.58%) IPv4
8 5 (0.58%) IPv6
8 5 (0.58%) SAN
8 5 (0.58%) UPnP
8 5 (0.58%) VDSL
9 4 (0.46%) IPsec
9 4 (0.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (2.09%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 14 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (1.28%) Power BI
7 11 (1.28%) Qlik Sense
8 10 (1.16%) QlikView
9 9 (1.05%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.93%) Big Data
10 8 (0.93%) MySQL
11 7 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
12 6 (0.70%) MS Access
12 6 (0.70%) OLAP
12 6 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 95 (11.03%) Maven
2 62 (7.20%) Jenkins
3 59 (6.85%) JIRA
4 33 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (3.25%) SoapUI
6 26 (3.02%) Git (software)
7 24 (2.79%) JUnit
8 21 (2.44%) Visual Studio
9 20 (2.32%) Selenium
10 17 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (1.74%) Gradle
12 13 (1.51%) TeamCity
13 12 (1.39%) JMeter
14 11 (1.28%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.05%) Ant
16 6 (0.70%) NUnit
16 6 (0.70%) WebDriver
17 5 (0.58%) Bitbucket
17 5 (0.58%) Jasmine
17 5 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 141 (16.38%) Manufacturing
2 140 (16.26%) Marketing
3 135 (15.68%) Telecoms
4 125 (14.52%) Electronics
5 69 (8.01%) Retail
6 40 (4.65%) Banking
7 30 (3.48%) Legal
8 13 (1.51%) Back Office
8 13 (1.51%) French Language
9 12 (1.39%) Publishing
10 8 (0.93%) Automotive
10 8 (0.93%) Local Government
11 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.70%) Advertising
12 6 (0.70%) Billing
13 5 (0.58%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.58%) Law
14 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.35%) Front Office
15 3 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 245 (28.46%) Developer
2 128 (14.87%) Analyst
3 125 (14.52%) Project Manager
4 67 (7.78%) Architect
5 62 (7.20%) Senior Developer
6 59 (6.85%) Integration Developer
7 58 (6.74%) Agile Developer
7 58 (6.74%) Business Analyst
8 55 (6.39%) SOA Developer
8 55 (6.39%) SQL Developer
9 50 (5.81%) Java Developer
10 40 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
11 39 (4.53%) Lead Developer
12 37 (4.30%) IT Manager
13 33 (3.83%) Consultant
14 30 (3.48%) JSP Developer
15 27 (3.14%) Designer
15 27 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
15 27 (3.14%) IT Project Manager
16 26 (3.02%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (14.98%) JSON
2 126 (14.63%) Middleware
3 111 (12.89%) XML
4 79 (9.18%) Web Services
5 72 (8.36%) Apache Camel
5 72 (8.36%) XSLT
6 71 (8.25%) Swagger
6 71 (8.25%) WireMock
7 63 (7.32%) .NET
8 61 (7.08%) SOAP
9 57 (6.62%) Spring
10 50 (5.81%) HTML
11 47 (5.46%) RESTful
12 41 (4.76%) CSS
13 40 (4.65%) JSP
14 33 (3.83%) AngularJS
14 33 (3.83%) REST
14 33 (3.83%) Spring MVC
15 32 (3.72%) jQuery
16 28 (3.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.45%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 19 (2.21%) User Experience
6 17 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.74%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.51%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.28%) NHS
10 9 (1.05%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.70%) PMI
12 5 (0.58%) Fintech
12 5 (0.58%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.58%) STB
13 4 (0.46%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.46%) Replication
14 3 (0.35%) FMCG
14 3 (0.35%) Oracle Exalytics
14 3 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (3.95%) Linux
1 34 (3.95%) Windows
2 19 (2.21%) Unix
3 11 (1.28%) Windows Server
4 7 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.70%) Android
5 6 (0.70%) Solaris
6 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.46%) AIX
8 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.23%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
3 161 (18.70%) SOA
4 145 (16.84%) TDD
5 144 (16.72%) Programme Management
6 129 (14.98%) Digital Marketing
7 110 (12.78%) Project Management
8 92 (10.69%) Scrum
9 71 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 70 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
11 59 (6.85%) Migration
12 57 (6.62%) PRINCE2
13 56 (6.50%) Mentoring
14 55 (6.39%) SDLC
15 48 (5.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 48 (5.57%) MVC
16 47 (5.46%) Coaching
16 47 (5.46%) DevOps
17 45 (5.23%) ERP
18 43 (4.99%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 130 (15.10%) SQL
2 127 (14.75%) Java
3 71 (8.25%) XPath
4 63 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 50 (5.81%) C#
6 26 (3.02%) T-SQL
7 18 (2.09%) Python
8 14 (1.63%) C
8 14 (1.63%) PHP
8 14 (1.63%) Ruby
9 11 (1.28%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.05%) Groovy
10 9 (1.05%) VB.NET
11 8 (0.93%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.70%) R
14 5 (0.58%) C++
14 5 (0.58%) Perl
14 5 (0.58%) X++
15 4 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (2.90%) Degree
1 25 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 19 (2.21%) CISSP
3 17 (1.97%) CISM
3 17 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 12 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (1.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.81%) CCSP
8 7 (0.81%) MCSE
9 5 (0.58%) CISA
9 5 (0.58%) ISEB
9 5 (0.58%) PMP
10 4 (0.46%) CCNP
10 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.65%) PMO
2 25 (2.90%) QA
3 21 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (2.32%) SLA
5 15 (1.74%) GDPR
6 11 (1.28%) Data Quality
7 10 (1.16%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.46%) WCAG
9 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.23%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.23%) EMIR
9 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.23%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.23%) MiFID
9 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 16 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.81%) vSphere
4 6 (0.70%) Docker
5 5 (0.58%) Firmware
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.46%) vCloud
7 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.12%) NFS
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (3.48%) Puppet
3 13 (1.51%) Ansible
4 5 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.46%) SCCM
6 3 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.23%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.12%) Control-M
8 1 (0.12%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.12%) Mesos
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 163 (18.93%) Oracle
2 162 (18.82%) SAP
3 80 (9.29%) Microsoft
4 75 (8.71%) WSO2
5 24 (2.79%) VMware
6 14 (1.63%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.28%) HP
8 10 (1.16%) CA
8 10 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
8 10 (1.16%) Cisco
9 8 (0.93%) Google
9 8 (0.93%) IBM
10 7 (0.81%) Adobe
10 7 (0.81%) Citrix
10 7 (0.81%) Sybase
11 6 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.70%) Tableau
12 5 (0.58%) Alteryx
12 5 (0.58%) PayPal
13 4 (0.46%) Xamarin