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 24 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Finance 25 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 25.00% 12.22% 13.21%
As % of the General category 51.02% 44.00% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 14
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £349 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £483 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +31.57% -1.29%  

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 49 25 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 49.00% 27.78% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 26
Median daily rate £450 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £173 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

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 24 June 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 24 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) Java
3 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
4 12 (21.82%) Project Management
4 12 (21.82%) TDD
5 11 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 10 (18.18%) Spring
6 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (18.18%) Middleware
6 10 (18.18%) J2EE
6 10 (18.18%) Unix
6 10 (18.18%) BDD
7 9 (16.36%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (16.36%) Kafka
7 9 (16.36%) REST
7 9 (16.36%) Big Data
7 9 (16.36%) Spring Boot
7 9 (16.36%) Linux
7 9 (16.36%) Apache
7 9 (16.36%) Scrum
7 9 (16.36%) JSON
8 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
8 8 (14.55%) System Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
9 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
9 7 (12.73%) Apache Spark
9 7 (12.73%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (12.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (10.91%) Microsoft

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 9 (16.36%) Apache
2 7 (12.73%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) GPON
1 3 (5.45%) LAN
1 3 (5.45%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (5.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) DOCSIS
2 2 (3.64%) RIP
2 2 (3.64%) VDSL
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (16.36%) Big Data
3 2 (3.64%) HBase
3 2 (3.64%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Gerrit
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Games
3 3 (5.45%) Legal
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.91%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Angular Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Development Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Pricing Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) J2EE
1 10 (18.18%) Middleware
1 10 (18.18%) Spring
2 9 (16.36%) JSON
2 9 (16.36%) Kafka
2 9 (16.36%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (16.36%) REST
2 9 (16.36%) Spring Boot
3 3 (5.45%) Dropwizard
3 3 (5.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.64%) HTML5
4 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.82%) Ajax
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.82%) CSS3
5 1 (1.82%) Drools
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Unix
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.82%) Project Management
2 12 (21.82%) TDD
3 10 (18.18%) BDD
3 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.36%) Scrum
5 8 (14.55%) System Testing
5 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
7 5 (9.09%) Change Control
7 5 (9.09%) DevOps
7 5 (9.09%) Line Management
7 5 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.45%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.45%) Microservices
9 3 (5.45%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) C
2 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) CIMA
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
1 2 (3.64%) MCITP
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.64%) PMP
2 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) NEBOSH
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.64%) Virgin Media
4 1 (1.82%) BT
4 1 (1.82%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.82%) Huawei
4 1 (1.82%) Nokia
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Planview