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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 106 115 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 24.82% 24.47% 28.01%
As % of the General category 70.20% 59.59% 71.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 42 99
Median daily rate £538 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £524 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 40 19
Median hourly rate £36.25 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.78% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £33.25 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +31.57% -3.79%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 151 193 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.36% 41.06% 39.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 71 148
Median daily rate £538 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.37% +1.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £249 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 65 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £40.00 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -18 15 £515 +8.31%
Chelmsford -1 7 £531 +32.81% 1
Basildon +7 5 £563 +82.92% 2
Brentwood +4 5 £310 -11.74% 3
Colchester -1 2 - - 2
Harlow +1 1 £288 -17.85%
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Finance.

1 93 (55.03%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (44.97%) SAP
4 73 (43.20%) Marketing
5 70 (41.42%) Telecoms
5 70 (41.42%) SOA
6 69 (40.83%) Manufacturing
6 69 (40.83%) Programme Management
7 68 (40.24%) TDD
7 68 (40.24%) Digital Marketing
8 67 (39.64%) Electronics
9 66 (39.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 63 (37.28%) Middleware
11 46 (27.22%) Oracle
12 41 (24.26%) XML
12 41 (24.26%) JSON
13 40 (23.67%) Greenfield Project
14 39 (23.08%) XSLT
15 38 (22.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 37 (21.89%) Swagger
16 37 (21.89%) XPath
17 36 (21.30%) WSO2
18 35 (20.71%) Oracle Service Bus
19 34 (20.12%) Mule
19 34 (20.12%) WireMock
19 34 (20.12%) Apache Camel
19 34 (20.12%) Maven
19 34 (20.12%) Scrum
20 31 (18.34%) DevOps
21 25 (14.79%) Continuous Integration

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 38 (22.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 35 (20.71%) Oracle Service Bus
3 34 (20.12%) Mule
4 6 (3.55%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.18%) JBoss
6 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.59%) Apache
7 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.59%) Confluence
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.59%) SAS
7 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.55%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.18%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 66 (39.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (4.14%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (4.14%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (2.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.78%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.78%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.78%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.59%) Epicor Vantage
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.73%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.78%) Office 365
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.96%) HTTP
1 5 (2.96%) WAN
2 4 (2.37%) Internet
2 4 (2.37%) SSL
2 4 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.78%) LAN
3 3 (1.78%) Wireless
4 2 (1.18%) 802.11
4 2 (1.18%) ADSL
4 2 (1.18%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.18%) Broadband
4 2 (1.18%) IPv4
4 2 (1.18%) IPv6
4 2 (1.18%) NAS
4 2 (1.18%) UPnP
4 2 (1.18%) VDSL
4 2 (1.18%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.59%) Intranet
5 1 (0.59%) SAN
5 1 (0.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.96%) OLAP
5 5 (2.96%) OLTP
5 5 (2.96%) QlikView
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.78%) MySQL
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.78%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.59%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.59%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (20.12%) Maven
2 20 (11.83%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.73%) JIRA
4 6 (3.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.37%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.37%) Subversion
6 3 (1.78%) JUnit
6 3 (1.78%) Selenium
7 2 (1.18%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.18%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.18%) JMeter
7 2 (1.18%) Redmine
7 2 (1.18%) Trac
8 1 (0.59%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.59%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.59%) Mockito
8 1 (0.59%) PVCS
8 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (43.20%) Marketing
2 70 (41.42%) Telecoms
3 69 (40.83%) Manufacturing
4 67 (39.64%) Electronics
5 11 (6.51%) Banking
6 8 (4.73%) Local Government
7 6 (3.55%) Automotive
7 6 (3.55%) Back Office
7 6 (3.55%) Retail
8 5 (2.96%) Legal
9 2 (1.18%) Advertising
9 2 (1.18%) Billing
9 2 (1.18%) Publishing
10 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 56 (33.14%) Developer
2 33 (19.53%) Agile Developer
3 32 (18.93%) SOA Developer
4 31 (18.34%) Integration Developer
5 21 (12.43%) Analyst
6 16 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.10%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.92%) Architect
8 10 (5.92%) ETL Developer
9 9 (5.33%) Consultant
9 9 (5.33%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.73%) Middleware Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Scrum Master
11 7 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.14%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Senior DevOps
12 6 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (3.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (37.28%) Middleware
2 41 (24.26%) JSON
2 41 (24.26%) XML
3 39 (23.08%) XSLT
4 37 (21.89%) Swagger
5 34 (20.12%) Apache Camel
5 34 (20.12%) WireMock
6 13 (7.69%) SOAP
6 13 (7.69%) Web Services
7 12 (7.10%) .NET
8 8 (4.73%) RESTful
9 5 (2.96%) J2EE
10 4 (2.37%) WSDL
10 4 (2.37%) XSD
11 3 (1.78%) JPA
11 3 (1.78%) JSON Schema
11 3 (1.78%) MDX
11 3 (1.78%) Play Framework
11 3 (1.78%) REST
11 3 (1.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.67%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.37%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.78%) NHS
5 3 (1.78%) PMI
5 3 (1.78%) Replication
5 3 (1.78%) STB
6 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) Clustering
7 1 (0.59%) IPTV
7 1 (0.59%) Life Science
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.59%) User Experience
7 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.43%) Linux
2 12 (7.10%) Windows
3 10 (5.92%) Unix
4 5 (2.96%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.96%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.37%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.18%) CentOS
6 2 (1.18%) Fedora
7 1 (0.59%) VME
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (55.03%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 70 (41.42%) SOA
4 69 (40.83%) Programme Management
5 68 (40.24%) Digital Marketing
5 68 (40.24%) TDD
6 34 (20.12%) Scrum
7 31 (18.34%) DevOps
8 25 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (14.20%) Configuration Management
10 22 (13.02%) Coaching
11 19 (11.24%) Mentoring
11 19 (11.24%) Project Management
12 17 (10.06%) Test Automation
13 16 (9.47%) ITIL
14 12 (7.10%) ERP
14 12 (7.10%) ETL
15 11 (6.51%) PRINCE2
15 11 (6.51%) Risk Management
16 10 (5.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.89%) XPath
2 20 (11.83%) SQL
3 19 (11.24%) Java
4 15 (8.88%) C#
5 9 (5.33%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.73%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.14%) VBScript
8 6 (3.55%) Perl
9 5 (2.96%) Ruby
10 4 (2.37%) Groovy
10 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.37%) Python
10 4 (2.37%) VB
11 3 (1.78%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.18%) ABAP
12 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.18%) C
12 2 (1.18%) PHP
13 1 (0.59%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (7.69%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.37%) PMP
2 4 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.78%) BC Cleared
3 3 (1.78%) CISM
3 3 (1.78%) CISSP
3 3 (1.78%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.78%) SSCP
4 2 (1.18%) CCA
4 2 (1.18%) ISEB
4 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.59%) CCNP
5 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.59%) MCSE
5 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (1.78%) IFRS
2 3 (1.78%) IFRS 9
2 3 (1.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.18%) PMO
4 1 (0.59%) GDPR
4 1 (0.59%) MiFID
4 1 (0.59%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) Firmware
3 1 (0.59%) Docker
3 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (10.65%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (10.06%) Puppet
3 4 (2.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 76 (44.97%) SAP
2 46 (27.22%) Oracle
3 36 (21.30%) WSO2
4 21 (12.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.78%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (1.78%) VMware
6 2 (1.18%) IBM
6 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco
7 1 (0.59%) Citrix
7 1 (0.59%) Epicor
7 1 (0.59%) F5
7 1 (0.59%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.59%) HP
7 1 (0.59%) Infor
7 1 (0.59%) webMethods
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