Period
to 19 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 19 September 2019 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 90 208 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.48% 21.36% 28.28%
As % of the General category 43.69% 54.17% 57.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 172 180
Essex median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +20.59%
10th Percentile £347 £400 £312
90th Percentile £638 £600 £619
East of England median daily rate £473 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.50% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Essex median hourly rate - £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +90.79%
East of England median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £31.03
% change year-on-year -22.86% +12.79% +63.32%

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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 206 384 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 28.57% 39.43% 48.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 270 293
Essex median daily rate £475 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £198 £298 £308
90th Percentile £618 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 33
Essex median hourly rate £20.95 £33.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.52% -16.98% +32.50%
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.90 £17.80
90th Percentile £40.70 £70.50 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.71 £37.25
% change year-on-year -2.60% -52.46% +20.16%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Essex

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Essex over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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
Chelmsford +2 16 £400 -20.00% 4
Southend-on-Sea -7 11 £635 +10.43%
Harlow +3 6 £198 - 1
Braintree - 2 £340 - 1
Basildon -5 1 £350 - 3
Epping - 1 £325 -
Ongar - 1 £375 -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Finance.

1 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (47.78%) Public Sector
3 41 (45.56%) TDD
3 41 (45.56%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (44.44%) SAP
4 40 (44.44%) Electronics
4 40 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 40 (44.44%) Manufacturing
4 40 (44.44%) Programme Management
4 40 (44.44%) Marketing
4 40 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
5 37 (41.11%) SOA
6 36 (40.00%) Oracle
7 35 (38.89%) SOAP
7 35 (38.89%) Web Services
7 35 (38.89%) RESTful
8 33 (36.67%) Oracle Service Bus
8 33 (36.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 33 (36.67%) WSO2
8 33 (36.67%) Apache Camel
8 33 (36.67%) Java
8 33 (36.67%) Middleware
8 33 (36.67%) Mule
9 32 (35.56%) Greenfield Project
10 27 (30.00%) Java 8
11 25 (27.78%) Talend
12 15 (16.67%) Project Delivery
13 11 (12.22%) C#
14 10 (11.11%) .NET
14 10 (11.11%) Workflow

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 33 (36.67%) Mule
1 33 (36.67%) Oracle Service Bus
1 33 (36.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.33%) Open Workbench
3 2 (2.22%) Windchill
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.11%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Azure
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.33%) AWS
2 3 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.11%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.33%) MySQL
2 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Maven
2 3 (3.33%) Fiddler
2 3 (3.33%) git-flow
2 3 (3.33%) GitLab
2 3 (3.33%) NUnit
2 3 (3.33%) ReSharper
2 3 (3.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (47.78%) Public Sector
2 40 (44.44%) Electronics
2 40 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 40 (44.44%) Marketing
2 40 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (50.00%) Developer
2 33 (36.67%) Java Developer
2 33 (36.67%) Senior Developer
2 33 (36.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 12 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 10 (11.11%) Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.78%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Angular Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Integration Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) Scrum Master
8 3 (3.33%) Service Design Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.89%) RESTful
1 35 (38.89%) SOAP
1 35 (38.89%) Web Services
2 33 (36.67%) Apache Camel
2 33 (36.67%) Middleware
3 10 (11.11%) .NET
4 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.89%) XML
5 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.67%) JSON
6 6 (6.67%) Swagger
6 6 (6.67%) WireMock
6 6 (6.67%) XSLT
7 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (5.56%) Lambda Expressions
7 5 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.33%) .NET Core
8 3 (3.33%) J2EE
8 3 (3.33%) Spring
8 3 (3.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.56%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.56%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (45.56%) TDD
3 40 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
3 40 (44.44%) Programme Management
4 37 (41.11%) SOA
5 15 (16.67%) Project Delivery
6 10 (11.11%) Workflow
7 9 (10.00%) Project Governance
8 8 (8.89%) Risk Management
8 8 (8.89%) Scrum
9 7 (7.78%) Change Control
9 7 (7.78%) Change Management
9 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
9 7 (7.78%) Matrix Organization
9 7 (7.78%) Resource Management
9 7 (7.78%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (7.78%) Web Development
10 6 (6.67%) Coaching
10 6 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.67%) Java
2 27 (30.00%) Java 8
3 11 (12.22%) C#
4 6 (6.67%) XPath
5 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.33%) SQL
7 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.11%) MCSD
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) COBIT
2 1 (1.11%) GDPR
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.11%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) SAP
2 36 (40.00%) Oracle
3 33 (36.67%) WSO2
4 25 (27.78%) Talend
5 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.22%) BT