The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 30 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 23.08% 20.69% 15.14%
As % of the General category 50.00% 46.88% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 16
Median daily rate £530 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.59% +23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £234 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +37.93% +22.53%  

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 Guildford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 60 64 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 46.15% 44.14% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 53
Median daily rate £475 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £188 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £572 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
Median hourly rate £11.33 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.67% +19.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Guildford

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Guildford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Guildford

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 16 (29.63%) Project Management
2 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) Telecoms
4 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (20.37%) Java
6 8 (14.81%) TDD
6 8 (14.81%) Linux
7 7 (12.96%) Apache
7 7 (12.96%) MS Office
7 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
7 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.96%) Middleware
7 7 (12.96%) Degree
7 7 (12.96%) REST
7 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
8 6 (11.11%) Change Control
8 6 (11.11%) Line Management
8 6 (11.11%) BDD
8 6 (11.11%) Scrum
8 6 (11.11%) PRINCE
8 6 (11.11%) Windows
9 5 (9.26%) SAP
9 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
9 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
9 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.26%) Spring
9 5 (9.26%) GPON
9 5 (9.26%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
9 5 (9.26%) Spring Boot

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 7 (12.96%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP PS
2 1 (1.85%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.85%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) GPON
2 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) HTTPS
2 3 (5.56%) LAN
2 3 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) DOCSIS
3 2 (3.70%) RIP
3 2 (3.70%) VDSL
4 1 (1.85%) 2G
4 1 (1.85%) 3G
4 1 (1.85%) 4G
4 1 (1.85%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) Gerrit
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (24.07%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) Legal
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Games
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 9 (16.67%) Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Quantity Surveyor
6 3 (5.56%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Solvency II Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Middleware
1 7 (12.96%) REST
2 5 (9.26%) Spring
2 5 (9.26%) Spring Boot
3 4 (7.41%) JSON
3 4 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (5.56%) Dropwizard
4 3 (5.56%) J2EE
4 3 (5.56%) JAXB
4 3 (5.56%) JMS
4 3 (5.56%) Kafka
4 3 (5.56%) SOAP
4 3 (5.56%) Web Services
4 3 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.85%) CSS3
5 1 (1.85%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Unix
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Project Management
2 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.81%) TDD
5 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.11%) BDD
6 6 (11.11%) Change Control
6 6 (11.11%) Line Management
6 6 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (9.26%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.41%) Process Improvement
8 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.41%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
9 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.56%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) C
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) Scala
3 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) PMP
3 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.70%) CISSP
4 2 (3.70%) MCITP
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) APMP
5 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.85%) CISA
5 1 (1.85%) CRISC
5 1 (1.85%) CSSLP
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB
5 1 (1.85%) ISSAP
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.56%) PA-DSS
2 3 (5.56%) Solvency II
3 2 (3.70%) NEBOSH
3 2 (3.70%) SLA
4 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) SAP
3 3 (5.56%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.70%) BT
4 2 (3.70%) NEC
4 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.85%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.85%) Huawei
5 1 (1.85%) Nokia
5 1 (1.85%) Virgin Media