Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 56 215 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.79% 19.85% 30.05%
As % of the General category 34.36% 52.44% 61.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 181 181
Essex median daily rate £513 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +2.44% +20.59%
10th Percentile £333 £390 £313
90th Percentile £633 £600 £613
East of England median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Essex median hourly rate - £25.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.24% +90.00%
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.52
% change year-on-year - +4.43% +67.58%

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 163 410 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 28.50% 37.86% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 283 271
Essex median daily rate £425 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +2.44% +36.67%
10th Percentile £189 £313 £310
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 36
Essex median hourly rate £15.38 £21.00 £39.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.76% -47.34% +22.88%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.55 £16.76
90th Percentile £23.41 £45.35 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.73 £39.00
% change year-on-year -2.71% -54.54% +25.81%

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

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Essex over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Essex

Finance
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

Finance
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 13 November 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 13 £400 -20.00% 2
Southend-on-Sea +8 9 £613 +6.52% 1
Harlow +10 8 £198 -65.65% 1
Ongar - 1 £375 -
Billericay - 1 £313 - 1
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.14%) Public Sector
3 17 (30.36%) TDD
4 16 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 15 (26.79%) Programme Management
5 15 (26.79%) Electronics
5 15 (26.79%) Manufacturing
5 15 (26.79%) SAP
5 15 (26.79%) Marketing
5 15 (26.79%) Digital Marketing
5 15 (26.79%) Project Delivery
6 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (19.64%) RESTful
8 11 (19.64%) SOAP
8 11 (19.64%) Web Services
8 11 (19.64%) SOA
8 11 (19.64%) Workflow
9 10 (17.86%) Middleware
9 10 (17.86%) Java
9 10 (17.86%) Oracle
9 10 (17.86%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (17.86%) Project Governance
9 10 (17.86%) Mule
9 10 (17.86%) Apache Camel
9 10 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (17.86%) WSO2
10 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (16.07%) Risk Management

Finance
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 10 (17.86%) Mule
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle Service Bus
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.14%) Open Workbench
2 4 (7.14%) Windchill
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) GPON
1 1 (1.79%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.57%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Fiddler
2 3 (5.36%) NUnit
2 3 (5.36%) ReSharper
2 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (32.14%) Public Sector
2 16 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 15 (26.79%) Electronics
3 15 (26.79%) Manufacturing
3 15 (26.79%) Marketing
4 7 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Project Manager
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Scrum Master
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Telephony Consultant
8 1 (1.79%) Build Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Design Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) RESTful
1 11 (19.64%) SOAP
1 11 (19.64%) Web Services
2 10 (17.86%) Apache Camel
2 10 (17.86%) Middleware
3 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 3 (5.36%) .NET Core
4 3 (5.36%) XML
5 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.57%) JSON
5 2 (3.57%) Swagger
5 2 (3.57%) WireMock
5 2 (3.57%) XSLT
6 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.79%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (1.79%) REST
6 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.14%) Social Media
5 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) TDD
3 16 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (26.79%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (26.79%) Programme Management
4 15 (26.79%) Project Delivery
5 11 (19.64%) SOA
5 11 (19.64%) Workflow
6 10 (17.86%) Project Governance
7 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
8 8 (14.29%) Change Management
8 8 (14.29%) DevOps
8 8 (14.29%) Line Management
8 8 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
9 7 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (12.50%) Resource Management
9 7 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
10 6 (10.71%) Service Management
10 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) Java 8
3 5 (8.93%) C#
4 4 (7.14%) C
5 2 (3.57%) XPath
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) COBIT
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) SAP
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) WSO2
3 7 (12.50%) Talend
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.57%) BT
7 1 (1.79%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.79%) VMware