Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 12 19 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 248 104 416
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 9.94% 7.15% 11.68%
As % of the General category 17.58% 15.07% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 69 286
10th Percentile £281 £211 £214
25th Percentile £362 £358 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -15.00%
75th Percentile £599 £524 £525
90th Percentile £730 £580 £600
England median daily rate £553 £517 £500
% change year-on-year +6.96% +3.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
10th Percentile £10.55 £12.20 £15.15
25th Percentile £25.88 £15.88 £16.25
Median hourly rate £39.50 £22.00 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +79.55% -20.00% +37.50%
75th Percentile £42.47 £26.00 £29.38
90th Percentile £52.46 £28.40 £33.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.58% +6.67% -10.00%

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 1,411 690 1,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 56.58% 47.42% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 366 1,014
10th Percentile £147 £147 £192
25th Percentile £290 £278 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £420
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% -6.67%
75th Percentile £550 £500 £500
90th Percentile £650 £575 £600
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 110 162
10th Percentile £12.34 £12.50 £11.75
25th Percentile £12.50 £13.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £17.10
Median % change year-on-year -35.71% +22.81% -1.27%
75th Percentile £20.25 £45.38 £28.25
90th Percentile £49.25 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.47 £18.70
% change year-on-year -14.78% +25.51% +1.08%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Finance in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Finance in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Finance in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Bedfordshire +9 72 £523 +22.94% 13
Hertfordshire +1 71 £575 +27.78% 86
Cambridgeshire -8 43 £475 -2.56% 46
Essex -8 32 £375 -25.00% 21
Norfolk -1 16 £375 -11.76% 10
Suffolk -4 12 £468 +55.83% 13
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 69 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (26.61%) Social Skills
3 60 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (19.76%) Project Management
5 41 (16.53%) Azure
6 37 (14.92%) Microsoft
7 36 (14.52%) Migration
8 32 (12.90%) Analytics
9 31 (12.50%) Programme Management
10 30 (12.10%) Retail
11 29 (11.69%) PMO
12 28 (11.29%) Decision-Making
12 28 (11.29%) Internal Audit
12 28 (11.29%) PRINCE2
12 28 (11.29%) Performance Improvement
13 27 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (10.48%) DevOps
15 25 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
15 25 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (9.68%) SAP
16 24 (9.68%) Public Sector
17 22 (8.87%) Project Delivery
17 22 (8.87%) Business Case
18 21 (8.47%) Power Platform
19 20 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (8.06%) Dynamics 365
19 20 (8.06%) Manufacturing
19 20 (8.06%) Data Migration
20 18 (7.26%) Oracle
20 18 (7.26%) 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 6 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.21%) Confluence
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.40%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Smart View
6 1 (0.40%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (1.21%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.40%) HFM
5 1 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.40%) Primavera
5 1 (0.40%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.53%) Azure
2 21 (8.47%) Power Platform
3 20 (8.06%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (3.63%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 6 (2.42%) Azure Service Bus
5 6 (2.42%) Microsoft 365
6 5 (2.02%) AWS
6 5 (2.02%) Power Automate
6 5 (2.02%) PowerApps
6 5 (2.02%) SaaS
7 4 (1.61%) Apigee
7 4 (1.61%) Azure Logic Apps
7 4 (1.61%) GCP
7 4 (1.61%) Kong
8 3 (1.21%) Alation
8 3 (1.21%) Collibra
8 3 (1.21%) IaaS
8 3 (1.21%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.61%) Firewall
2 3 (1.21%) Network Security
3 2 (0.81%) IPv4
3 2 (0.81%) SAN
4 1 (0.40%) BGP
4 1 (0.40%) DHCP
4 1 (0.40%) DWDM
4 1 (0.40%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
4 1 (0.40%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) IPv6
4 1 (0.40%) LAN
4 1 (0.40%) MPLS
4 1 (0.40%) OSPF
4 1 (0.40%) PPP
4 1 (0.40%) RIP
4 1 (0.40%) UPnP
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
4 1 (0.40%) WAN
4 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.65%) Power BI
3 8 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.82%) Big Data
5 6 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.61%) DB2
6 4 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.61%) MySQL
6 4 (1.61%) QlikView
7 3 (1.21%) BigQuery
7 3 (1.21%) Cloud Spanner
7 3 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.21%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.81%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (0.81%) Metadata
8 2 (0.81%) MS Access
8 2 (0.81%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (5.24%) JIRA
2 8 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.02%) MorphX
4 4 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.61%) Postman
5 3 (1.21%) Fiddler
5 3 (1.21%) ReSharper
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.40%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.40%) ERwin
6 1 (0.40%) GitLab
6 1 (0.40%) Moq
6 1 (0.40%) REST Assured
6 1 (0.40%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.40%) Selenium
6 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 66 (26.61%) Social Skills
2 30 (12.10%) Retail
3 27 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (9.68%) Public Sector
5 20 (8.06%) Manufacturing
6 16 (6.45%) Marketing
7 14 (5.65%) Banking
8 12 (4.84%) Documentation Skills
9 8 (3.23%) Influencing Skills
10 7 (2.82%) Presentation Skills
10 7 (2.82%) Telecoms
11 6 (2.42%) Electronics
12 5 (2.02%) Local Government
13 4 (1.61%) Aerospace
13 4 (1.61%) General Ledger
13 4 (1.61%) Organisational Skills
13 4 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (1.21%) Automotive
14 3 (1.21%) French Language
14 3 (1.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (20.56%) Project Manager
2 49 (19.76%) Analyst
3 19 (7.66%) Consultant
4 18 (7.26%) Business Analyst
4 18 (7.26%) Developer
4 18 (7.26%) Programme Manager
5 16 (6.45%) IT Manager
6 14 (5.65%) Architect
7 12 (4.84%) IT Project Manager
8 10 (4.03%) Support Analyst
9 9 (3.63%) Financial Analyst
9 9 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (2.82%) Functional Consultant
11 7 (2.82%) PMO Analyst
11 7 (2.82%) Senior Manager
12 6 (2.42%) Change Manager
12 6 (2.42%) Data Analyst
12 6 (2.42%) Senior Project Manager
12 6 (2.42%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.84%) .NET
2 9 (3.63%) Spring
3 8 (3.23%) Node.js
3 8 (3.23%) React
4 6 (2.42%) Kafka
5 5 (2.02%) CSS
5 5 (2.02%) HTML
5 5 (2.02%) HTML5
5 5 (2.02%) jQuery
5 5 (2.02%) Sass
5 5 (2.02%) Spring Boot
6 4 (1.61%) .NET Core
6 4 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.61%) CSS3
6 4 (1.61%) LESS
6 4 (1.61%) OAuth
6 4 (1.61%) OAuth2
6 4 (1.61%) OpenID
6 4 (1.61%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.24%) FMCG
2 8 (3.23%) Legacy Systems
2 8 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (2.82%) iPad
4 6 (2.42%) NHS
5 5 (2.02%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (2.02%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.61%) User Experience
7 3 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.81%) CMDB
8 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.81%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.40%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.40%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.40%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.02%) Unix
1 5 (2.02%) Windows
2 2 (0.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.40%) AIX
3 1 (0.40%) Solaris
3 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (19.76%) Project Management
4 36 (14.52%) Migration
5 32 (12.90%) Analytics
6 31 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 28 (11.29%) Decision-Making
7 28 (11.29%) Internal Audit
7 28 (11.29%) Performance Improvement
7 28 (11.29%) PRINCE2
8 26 (10.48%) DevOps
9 25 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (8.87%) Business Case
10 22 (8.87%) Project Delivery
11 20 (8.06%) Data Migration
11 20 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (6.85%) CI/CD
13 14 (5.65%) Requirements Gathering
14 13 (5.24%) ERP
14 13 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.85%) SQL
2 14 (5.65%) JavaScript
3 13 (5.24%) Java
4 9 (3.63%) C#
5 5 (2.02%) TypeScript
5 5 (2.02%) X++
6 4 (1.61%) C
6 4 (1.61%) ES6
7 3 (1.21%) Python
7 3 (1.21%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.21%) VBA
8 1 (0.40%) Bash
8 1 (0.40%) Java 8
8 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 11 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (2.82%) APMP
3 7 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.02%) Degree
4 5 (2.02%) ISEB
5 4 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.81%) CISA
6 2 (0.81%) CISM
6 2 (0.81%) CISMP
6 2 (0.81%) CISSP
6 2 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (0.40%) ACCA
7 1 (0.40%) CCNP
7 1 (0.40%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.69%) PMO
2 10 (4.03%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.02%) QA
4 4 (1.61%) Accessibility
4 4 (1.61%) P3O
4 4 (1.61%) SLA
5 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.40%) GDPR
6 1 (0.40%) GRC
6 1 (0.40%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (0.40%) HDFS
3 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.40%) XenApp
3 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.21%) Terraform
3 1 (0.40%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.40%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.68%) SAP
3 18 (7.26%) Oracle
4 11 (4.44%) ServiceNow
5 9 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.42%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.61%) ForgeRock
7 4 (1.61%) Google
7 4 (1.61%) Hyperion
7 4 (1.61%) IBM
7 4 (1.61%) Okta
8 3 (1.21%) Cisco
8 3 (1.21%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (1.21%) HP
8 3 (1.21%) Informatica
8 3 (1.21%) Remedy
9 2 (0.81%) Citrix
9 2 (0.81%) Juniper
9 2 (0.81%) VMware
9 2 (0.81%) Workday