Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 722 783 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.47% 15.99% 15.52%
As % of the General category 45.27% 48.51% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 550 443
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £318 £300 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £598
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 63
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.03 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.79% +63.32% -
England median hourly rate £23.65 £21.77 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.65% +3.65% -

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 1,595 1,614 1,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.96% 32.96% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 985 906
East of England median daily rate £450 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £594 £600 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 103 154
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +29.03% -4.62%
10th Percentile £12.25 £16.85 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.38 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.87% +0.74%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Essex 0 206 £525 +2.44% 27
Hertfordshire 0 201 £475 +22.58% 58
Cambridgeshire -2 116 £475 +31.03% 65
Norfolk +1 65 £485 +7.78% 10
Suffolk 0 62 £425 - 15
Bedfordshire -3 59 £450 - 23
East Anglia -8 8 £525 +5.00% 17
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 227 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (23.68%) SAP
3 166 (22.99%) Business Intelligence
4 141 (19.53%) Manufacturing
4 141 (19.53%) Programme Management
5 137 (18.98%) Oracle
6 133 (18.42%) Java
7 131 (18.14%) Telecoms
8 126 (17.45%) Web Services
9 125 (17.31%) Marketing
10 121 (16.76%) Digital Marketing
11 118 (16.34%) Electronics
12 112 (15.51%) Greenfield Project
13 107 (14.82%) TDD
14 106 (14.68%) SOA
15 91 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 89 (12.33%) SOAP
17 87 (12.05%) Project Management
18 85 (11.77%) Middleware
19 83 (11.50%) RESTful
20 75 (10.39%) XML
21 69 (9.56%) Microsoft
22 68 (9.42%) ERP
23 64 (8.86%) Scrum
24 61 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
25 56 (7.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
25 56 (7.76%) SQL
26 54 (7.48%) Apache Camel
27 53 (7.34%) WSO2
27 53 (7.34%) Mule

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 56 (7.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 53 (7.34%) Mule
3 52 (7.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 13 (1.80%) CMS
4 13 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.25%) Confluence
6 8 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (0.83%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.69%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.69%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.42%) Apache
10 3 (0.42%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.42%) SAS
10 3 (0.42%) WordPress
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.14%) Jetty
12 1 (0.14%) nginx
12 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (1.94%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (1.52%) HFM
2 11 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (1.11%) Hyperion Planning
5 8 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.97%) Oracle AGIS
7 6 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.83%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.55%) Magento
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.55%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.42%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.42%) Primavera
10 3 (0.42%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 61 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.49%) Office 365
4 17 (2.35%) SaaS
5 8 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.83%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.69%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.55%) IaaS
9 4 (0.55%) Sumo Logic
10 3 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.42%) GitHub
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.28%) BlazeMeter
11 2 (0.28%) PaaS
11 2 (0.28%) Serverless
12 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.08%) DNS
2 9 (1.25%) LAN
3 7 (0.97%) HTTP
3 7 (0.97%) Internet
4 6 (0.83%) Firewall
5 4 (0.55%) DHCP
5 4 (0.55%) IP Telephony
5 4 (0.55%) MPLS
5 4 (0.55%) VPN
6 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.42%) WAN
7 2 (0.28%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.28%) Skype
7 2 (0.28%) SSL
8 1 (0.14%) 2G
8 1 (0.14%) 3G
8 1 (0.14%) IPsec
8 1 (0.14%) OSPF
8 1 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.49%) Big Data
3 17 (2.35%) MySQL
4 16 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.39%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.97%) Essbase
8 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.83%) Apache Hive
9 6 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (0.83%) Electronic Patient Records
10 5 (0.69%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (0.69%) Power BI
11 4 (0.55%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 37 (5.12%) Maven
2 32 (4.43%) JIRA
3 24 (3.32%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.49%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.08%) SoapUI
6 11 (1.52%) Selenium
7 8 (1.11%) JMeter
8 7 (0.97%) NUnit
8 7 (0.97%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.83%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.83%) gulp
10 5 (0.69%) Grunt
10 5 (0.69%) MSTest
10 5 (0.69%) Subversion
10 5 (0.69%) Toad
11 4 (0.55%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.42%) GitLab
12 3 (0.42%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.42%) Robot Framework
General
1 141 (19.53%) Manufacturing
2 131 (18.14%) Telecoms
3 125 (17.31%) Marketing
4 118 (16.34%) Electronics
5 51 (7.06%) Retail
6 16 (2.22%) Banking
7 11 (1.52%) General Ledger
7 11 (1.52%) Legal
8 10 (1.39%) Back Office
8 10 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.11%) Advertising
10 7 (0.97%) Law
11 3 (0.42%) Billing
11 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
12 2 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.28%) Military
12 2 (0.28%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (18.98%) Developer
2 124 (17.17%) Analyst
3 102 (14.13%) Project Manager
4 70 (9.70%) Architect
5 68 (9.42%) Business Analyst
6 54 (7.48%) Senior Developer
7 48 (6.65%) Java Developer
8 46 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
9 39 (5.40%) Integration Developer
10 35 (4.85%) IT Manager
11 34 (4.71%) Consultant
12 26 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
12 26 (3.60%) Financial Analyst
12 26 (3.60%) SOA Developer
13 24 (3.32%) Senior Manager
13 24 (3.32%) Tester
14 23 (3.19%) Agile Developer
15 21 (2.91%) Senior Agile Developer
15 21 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
16 18 (2.49%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (17.45%) Web Services
2 89 (12.33%) SOAP
3 85 (11.77%) Middleware
4 83 (11.50%) RESTful
5 75 (10.39%) XML
6 54 (7.48%) Apache Camel
7 47 (6.51%) JSON
8 34 (4.71%) Oracle Fusion
8 34 (4.71%) XSLT
9 32 (4.43%) .NET
10 31 (4.29%) Swagger
10 31 (4.29%) WireMock
11 27 (3.74%) REST
12 26 (3.60%) Spring
13 25 (3.46%) AngularJS
14 24 (3.32%) HTML
15 23 (3.19%) CSS
16 21 (2.91%) jQuery
17 15 (2.08%) HTML5
18 14 (1.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 112 (15.51%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.46%) Data Centre
4 15 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.08%) User Experience
5 13 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.66%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.25%) EPoS
8 9 (1.25%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.83%) NHS
11 5 (0.69%) Fintech
11 5 (0.69%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.69%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.55%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.42%) PMI
13 3 (0.42%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.29%) Linux
1 31 (4.29%) Windows
2 14 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (1.66%) Unix
4 6 (0.83%) Windows 10
4 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.69%) Android
5 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.42%) CentOS
8 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (22.99%) Business Intelligence
3 141 (19.53%) Programme Management
4 121 (16.76%) Digital Marketing
5 107 (14.82%) TDD
6 106 (14.68%) SOA
7 91 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 87 (12.05%) Project Management
9 68 (9.42%) ERP
10 64 (8.86%) Scrum
11 44 (6.09%) DevOps
12 43 (5.96%) Business Analysis
12 43 (5.96%) ITIL
12 43 (5.96%) Migration
13 42 (5.82%) Test Automation
14 40 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (5.54%) Waterfall
15 38 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (5.26%) Risk Management
16 36 (4.99%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 133 (18.42%) Java
2 56 (7.76%) SQL
3 49 (6.79%) Java 8
4 33 (4.57%) XPath
5 31 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.05%) C#
7 12 (1.66%) Groovy
8 10 (1.39%) Java 9
9 9 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.11%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.97%) PHP
11 7 (0.97%) Python
11 7 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.83%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.69%) C
14 4 (0.55%) C++
14 4 (0.55%) Perl
14 4 (0.55%) VBA
15 3 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (4.85%) Degree
2 16 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.11%) PMP
5 7 (0.97%) ISEB
5 7 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.42%) ACCA
7 3 (0.42%) CIMA
7 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.28%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.28%) IRCA
8 2 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.71%) PMO
2 16 (2.22%) QA
3 13 (1.80%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.66%) GDPR
5 6 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.83%) SLA
6 5 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.28%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.14%) COSO
9 1 (0.14%) GAAP
9 1 (0.14%) GCP
9 1 (0.14%) HL7
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.66%) Docker
3 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.28%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (4.16%) Ansible
2 26 (3.60%) Terraform
3 9 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.55%) Kibana
5 4 (0.55%) Puppet
6 3 (0.42%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.42%) vRealize
6 3 (0.42%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (0.28%) Mesos
8 1 (0.14%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.14%) Salt
8 1 (0.14%) SCCM
8 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 171 (23.68%) SAP
2 137 (18.98%) Oracle
3 69 (9.56%) Microsoft
4 53 (7.34%) WSO2
5 27 (3.74%) Hyperion
6 12 (1.66%) Cognos
6 12 (1.66%) MicroStrategy
7 11 (1.52%) Citrix
8 10 (1.39%) Tableau
9 9 (1.25%) Informatica
9 9 (1.25%) VMware
10 8 (1.11%) IBM
10 8 (1.11%) Talend
11 7 (0.97%) Splunk
12 6 (0.83%) Google
12 6 (0.83%) Sage
13 5 (0.69%) Cisco
13 5 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.69%) webMethods
14 4 (0.55%) Remedy