Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 205 196 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.84% 13.06% 14.49%
As % of the General category 36.61% 35.51% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 123 124
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -8.82% -1.96%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £182
90th Percentile £575 £585 £535
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.44% -20.00% +16.88%
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +68.42% -

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 560 552 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.09% 36.78% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 252 340
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £205 £226 £205
90th Percentile £561 £593 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 22 11
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.86 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +56.25% -16.88%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.75
90th Percentile £46.38 £40.00 £31.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +29.03% +8.77%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -1 59 £463 +19.35% 16
Welwyn Garden City 0 39 £500 +20.85% 6
Rickmansworth -7 14 £380 -24.00% 8
Hemel Hempstead -4 10 £450 +21.62% 2
Hatfield -1 9 £438 +27.74% 3
St Albans -2 8 £300 -7.69% 10
Stevenage -17 7 £525 +44.83% 3
Hitchin -1 6 £510 +21.79% 1
Potters Bar - 5 £438 - 3
Royston - 3 - - 6
Kings Langley - 2 £453 - 3
Borehamwood - 1 £240 - 1
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 61 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.98%) ERP
3 41 (20.00%) Oracle
4 32 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (14.63%) Oracle Fusion
6 27 (13.17%) Retail
7 24 (11.71%) SAP
7 24 (11.71%) Java
7 24 (11.71%) SQL
7 24 (11.71%) Project Management
7 24 (11.71%) Waterfall
8 22 (10.73%) Hyperion
9 20 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (9.27%) SQL Server
10 19 (9.27%) Scrum
11 18 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (7.80%) Spring
12 16 (7.80%) Microsoft
13 15 (7.32%) Infrastructure Management
13 15 (7.32%) JIRA
14 14 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (6.83%) MVC
14 14 (6.83%) Software Engineering
15 13 (6.34%) Business Analysis
15 13 (6.34%) TDD
15 13 (6.34%) Migration
15 13 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
15 13 (6.34%) Performance Management
15 13 (6.34%) SDLC

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 9 (4.39%) CMS
2 4 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.49%) CICS
4 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.37%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (5.37%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (3.41%) HFM
4 6 (2.93%) Hyperion Planning
4 6 (2.93%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.95%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (1.46%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.98%) BPCS
8 2 (0.98%) Movex
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.98%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.85%) SaaS
2 5 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.95%) Office 365
4 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.98%) BGP
1 2 (0.98%) OSPF
2 1 (0.49%) 2G
2 1 (0.49%) 3G
2 1 (0.49%) 4G
2 1 (0.49%) ATM
2 1 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.49%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.49%) Firewall
2 1 (0.49%) GSM
2 1 (0.49%) IPsec
2 1 (0.49%) Junos
2 1 (0.49%) LAN
2 1 (0.49%) RNC
2 1 (0.49%) SSL
2 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.49%) VLAN
2 1 (0.49%) VPN
2 1 (0.49%) WAN
2 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (3.41%) Essbase
5 7 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (3.41%) Sybase ASE
6 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.46%) Power BI
9 2 (0.98%) DB2
9 2 (0.98%) MS Access
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.49%) Big Data
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (7.32%) JIRA
2 6 (2.93%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.49%) Maven
5 1 (0.49%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) VersionOne
General
1 27 (13.17%) Retail
2 10 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.44%) Law
5 3 (1.46%) Banking
5 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (21.95%) Developer
2 42 (20.49%) Analyst
3 33 (16.10%) Project Manager
4 23 (11.22%) Architect
5 22 (10.73%) Business Analyst
6 17 (8.29%) Financial Analyst
7 16 (7.80%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.85%) SQL Developer
9 11 (5.37%) Finance Manager
10 10 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 10 (4.88%) Finance Business Analyst
10 10 (4.88%) Finance Project Manager
10 10 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.88%) Senior Manager
11 9 (4.39%) Consultant
11 9 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.90%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.90%) Senior Project Manager
13 7 (3.41%) Angular Developer
13 7 (3.41%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.63%) Oracle Fusion
2 16 (7.80%) Spring
3 11 (5.37%) AngularJS
3 11 (5.37%) Spring Boot
4 10 (4.88%) Spring MVC
5 8 (3.90%) .NET
6 7 (3.41%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.41%) REST
6 7 (3.41%) Web Services
7 6 (2.93%) CSS
7 6 (2.93%) HTML
7 6 (2.93%) JSP
8 5 (2.44%) Angular 2
9 4 (1.95%) Ajax
9 4 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.95%) HTML5
9 4 (1.95%) jQuery
9 4 (1.95%) JSON
9 4 (1.95%) RESTful
9 4 (1.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.39%) EPoS
4 8 (3.90%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.95%) User Experience
7 3 (1.46%) FMCG
8 2 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) Fintech
8 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.49%) Life Science
9 1 (0.49%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.49%) NHS
9 1 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.41%) Linux
2 5 (2.44%) Windows
3 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.98%) zOS
5 1 (0.49%) AIX
5 1 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.98%) ERP
3 32 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (11.71%) Project Management
5 24 (11.71%) Waterfall
6 19 (9.27%) Scrum
7 15 (7.32%) Infrastructure Management
8 14 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (6.83%) MVC
8 14 (6.83%) Software Engineering
9 13 (6.34%) Business Analysis
9 13 (6.34%) Migration
9 13 (6.34%) Performance Management
9 13 (6.34%) SDLC
9 13 (6.34%) TDD
10 11 (5.37%) Microservices
10 11 (5.37%) Supplier Management
11 10 (4.88%) Change Management
11 10 (4.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.71%) Java
1 24 (11.71%) SQL
2 12 (5.85%) Java 8
2 12 (5.85%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.90%) C#
4 7 (3.41%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.98%) Assembly Language
6 2 (0.98%) COBOL
6 2 (0.98%) PHP
6 2 (0.98%) VBA
7 1 (0.49%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (4.88%) Degree
2 6 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.95%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.95%) PMP
4 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.49%) ACCA
5 1 (0.49%) APMG
5 1 (0.49%) CCNP
5 1 (0.49%) CIMA
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.49%) HND
5 1 (0.49%) MAPM
5 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.49%) MBA
5 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.95%) SLA
3 3 (1.46%) GDPR
3 3 (1.46%) QA
4 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.98%) PMO
5 1 (0.49%) GAAP
5 1 (0.49%) GCP
5 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.44%) Docker
2 4 (1.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.39%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.46%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.46%) vRealize
2 3 (1.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 2 (0.98%) Mesos
4 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (20.00%) Oracle
2 24 (11.71%) SAP
3 22 (10.73%) Hyperion
4 16 (7.80%) Microsoft
5 12 (5.85%) Cognos
6 9 (4.39%) Tableau
7 7 (3.41%) Sybase
8 6 (2.93%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (2.44%) IBM
10 4 (1.95%) Informatica
10 4 (1.95%) Remedy
10 4 (1.95%) Sony
10 4 (1.95%) Teradata
11 3 (1.46%) Sage
11 3 (1.46%) VMware
12 2 (0.98%) Anaplan
12 2 (0.98%) Cisco
12 2 (0.98%) Embarcadero
12 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.49%) IFS