Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 246 185 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.98% 13.99% 13.73%
As % of the General category 41.07% 43.33% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 117 99
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £216 £219 £253
90th Percentile £575 £538 £603
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 27
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.11% +4.65% -32.81%
10th Percentile £16.02 £21.25 £12.89
90th Percentile £96.00 £23.75 £33.90
East of England median hourly rate £37.13 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +65.02% +4.65% +30.30%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 599 427 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.92% 32.30% 41.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 254 269
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.83% +10.91% +3.23%
10th Percentile £208 £211 £223
90th Percentile £588 £548 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 46
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.75 £16.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -24.42% +32.72%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.32 £12.63
90th Percentile £46.75 £43.77 £38.13
East of England median hourly rate £36.75 £24.69 £26.38
% change year-on-year +48.86% -6.40% +25.60%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Hertfordshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Hertfordshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Hertfordshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Hertfordshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Hertfordshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Watford -4 78 £363 -21.20% 16
Welwyn Garden City +11 36 £230 +53.33% 5
Rickmansworth +7 15 £428 +40.63% 1
Hatfield -7 13 £400 -1.23% 3
Stevenage +6 12 £335 +26.42% 7
Letchworth +1 10 £388 +29.17%
Borehamwood - 8 £400 - 2
St Albans +1 5 £300 -7.69% 8
Hemel Hempstead -12 3 £325 -31.58% 16
Royston - 3 £425 - 6
Hertford - 2 £325 -
Hitchin +2 1 £475 +44.16% 1
Harpenden +1 1 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Waltham Cross - 1 £360 -
Welwyn - 1 £250 - 2
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 59 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.95%) SQL
3 50 (20.33%) Java
4 39 (15.85%) Oracle
5 37 (15.04%) Microsoft
6 36 (14.63%) Project Management
7 34 (13.82%) MVC
8 31 (12.60%) JavaScript
9 29 (11.79%) Retail
10 28 (11.38%) Spring
10 28 (11.38%) HTML
11 27 (10.98%) C#
11 27 (10.98%) JSON
12 25 (10.16%) SAP
13 24 (9.76%) JSP
13 24 (9.76%) .NET
13 24 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (9.76%) Spring MVC
14 23 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (9.35%) Migration
15 22 (8.94%) ERP
15 22 (8.94%) SQL Server
15 22 (8.94%) AngularJS
16 20 (8.13%) CSS
16 20 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (7.72%) Workflow
17 19 (7.72%) Oracle Fusion
18 18 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (7.32%) Legal
18 18 (7.32%) E-Commerce

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (2.03%) Apache
1 5 (2.03%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.22%) CMS
3 3 (1.22%) Confluence
3 3 (1.22%) Drupal
4 2 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.41%) SAS
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 8 (3.25%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (2.85%) SAP FI
3 6 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.44%) SAP CO
4 5 (2.03%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (1.22%) NetSuite
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (1.22%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.41%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.41%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.85%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (2.44%) Office 365
3 5 (2.03%) SaaS
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.41%) npm
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Route 53
5 1 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.69%) Internet
2 5 (2.03%) Firewall
3 3 (1.22%) SSL
4 2 (0.81%) DNS
4 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.41%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.41%) DHCP
5 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.41%) IGMP
5 1 (0.41%) IMAP
5 1 (0.41%) Intranet
5 1 (0.41%) LAN
5 1 (0.41%) Multicast
5 1 (0.41%) Skype
5 1 (0.41%) SMTP
5 1 (0.41%) Wireless
5 1 (0.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.25%) Power BI
6 8 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.85%) Redis
7 7 (2.85%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (2.03%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.81%) Big Data
11 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.81%) MySQL
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (0.41%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (5.69%) JIRA
2 12 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.85%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.63%) Selenium
5 3 (1.22%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.41%) GitLab
6 1 (0.41%) JUnit
6 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.41%) webpack
General
1 29 (11.79%) Retail
2 18 (7.32%) Legal
3 10 (4.07%) Banking
4 7 (2.85%) Law
5 5 (2.03%) Billing
5 5 (2.03%) Publishing
5 5 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.63%) Marketing
7 3 (1.22%) Back Office
7 3 (1.22%) French Language
7 3 (1.22%) Front Office
7 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 79 (32.11%) Developer
2 47 (19.11%) Analyst
3 37 (15.04%) Project Manager
4 33 (13.41%) SQL Developer
5 28 (11.38%) Java Developer
6 22 (8.94%) JSP Developer
7 20 (8.13%) Business Analyst
8 19 (7.72%) .NET Developer
9 14 (5.69%) Consultant
10 12 (4.88%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.47%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (4.47%) SSIS Developer
12 10 (4.07%) Lead Developer
12 10 (4.07%) Senior Manager
12 10 (4.07%) Senior Project Manager
12 10 (4.07%) Team Leader
13 9 (3.66%) .NET Team Leader
13 9 (3.66%) Administrator
13 9 (3.66%) Lead .NET Developer
13 9 (3.66%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.38%) HTML
1 28 (11.38%) Spring
2 27 (10.98%) JSON
3 24 (9.76%) .NET
3 24 (9.76%) JSP
3 24 (9.76%) Spring MVC
4 22 (8.94%) AngularJS
5 20 (8.13%) CSS
6 19 (7.72%) Oracle Fusion
7 17 (6.91%) Web Services
8 16 (6.50%) jQuery
9 14 (5.69%) Ajax
10 10 (4.07%) REST
10 10 (4.07%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (3.66%) React
12 8 (3.25%) Hibernate
12 8 (3.25%) HTML5
12 8 (3.25%) WCF
13 6 (2.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.07%) Fintech
3 10 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.03%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.63%) FMCG
6 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.22%) EPoS
6 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.22%) User Experience
6 3 (1.22%) W3C
7 2 (0.81%) Clustering
7 2 (0.81%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.41%) Animation
8 1 (0.41%) CESG
8 1 (0.41%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.41%) PMI
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.47%) Windows
2 5 (2.03%) Linux
2 5 (2.03%) Unix
3 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (14.63%) Project Management
3 34 (13.82%) MVC
4 24 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (9.35%) Migration
6 22 (8.94%) ERP
7 20 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (7.72%) Workflow
9 18 (7.32%) E-Commerce
9 18 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (6.50%) CRM
11 15 (6.10%) Waterfall
12 14 (5.69%) Business Analysis
13 13 (5.28%) Analytics
13 13 (5.28%) Data Migration
13 13 (5.28%) ETL
14 12 (4.88%) SDLC
15 11 (4.47%) Change Management
15 11 (4.47%) ITIL
15 11 (4.47%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 54 (21.95%) SQL
2 50 (20.33%) Java
3 31 (12.60%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.98%) C#
5 12 (4.88%) Ruby
6 10 (4.07%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.25%) Python
8 7 (2.85%) PHP
9 5 (2.03%) R
10 3 (1.22%) C
11 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (2.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (2.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.44%) Degree
3 4 (1.63%) CISSP
4 3 (1.22%) ACCA
4 3 (1.22%) CIMA
4 3 (1.22%) GSLC
4 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.81%) RHCE
6 1 (0.41%) CCNP
6 1 (0.41%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.41%) CISA
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.41%) CISM
6 1 (0.41%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.25%) SLA
3 7 (2.85%) PMO
4 6 (2.44%) GDPR
5 5 (2.03%) QA
6 4 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (1.22%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.22%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.81%) IFRS
9 1 (0.41%) AS 2805
9 1 (0.41%) COBIT
9 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.41%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.41%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (3.25%) Ansible
2 2 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.41%) Mesos
3 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.41%) Salt
3 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (15.85%) Oracle
2 37 (15.04%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.16%) SAP
4 9 (3.66%) Tableau
5 8 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.85%) Sybase
7 6 (2.44%) HP
7 6 (2.44%) IBM
8 5 (2.03%) Alteryx
8 5 (2.03%) Sun
9 4 (1.63%) PayPal
10 3 (1.22%) Concur
10 3 (1.22%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.22%) VMware
11 2 (0.81%) Cognos
11 2 (0.81%) Planview
12 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.41%) F5
12 1 (0.41%) Facebook
12 1 (0.41%) Sysomos