Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 187 141 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.83% 11.38% 15.50%
As % of the General category 34.25% 35.61% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 76 114
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £216 £251 £306
90th Percentile £600 £573 £563
East of England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00% +50.00%
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.87% +72.37% -

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 546 396 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.45% 31.96% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 205 288
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +11.26%
10th Percentile £209 £218 £275
90th Percentile £588 £591 £575
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 18
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.32 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.94% - +43.30%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.33 £12.63
90th Percentile £41.80 £45.00 £42.37
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -46.21% +32.00% -23.08%

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 22 June 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
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 22 June 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 0 76 £450 +28.57% 6
Welwyn Garden City +4 32 £268 -21.10% 6
Hatfield -8 11 £450 +16.13% 5
St Albans - 6 £338 - 6
Borehamwood +1 5 £400 -27.27%
Royston - 5 £425 - 2
Potters Bar - 4 £400 - 2
Stevenage -9 3 £563 +112.26% 2
Hertford - 3 £413 - 1
Welwyn +5 2 £269 -52.22%
Rickmansworth -10 2 £360 +60.00% 4
Hitchin -2 1 £500 +42.86% 1
Hemel Hempstead -15 1 - - 6
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 44 (23.53%) Retail
2 43 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.18%) Java
4 32 (17.11%) Project Management
5 30 (16.04%) Oracle
6 27 (14.44%) SAP
6 27 (14.44%) ERP
7 24 (12.83%) Waterfall
8 23 (12.30%) SQL
9 19 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (10.16%) Oracle Fusion
10 17 (9.09%) Migration
10 17 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (8.56%) E-Commerce
11 16 (8.56%) Microsoft Excel
11 16 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (8.02%) SaaS
13 14 (7.49%) IBM
13 14 (7.49%) Scrum
13 14 (7.49%) Time Management
13 14 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (6.95%) Microsoft
15 12 (6.42%) CRM
15 12 (6.42%) Change Management
15 12 (6.42%) Kanban
15 12 (6.42%) Data Migration
15 12 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (6.42%) Business Analysis
16 11 (5.88%) JSON

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 (4.81%) CMS
1 9 (4.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.14%) Apache
2 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (8.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.67%) SAP FI
3 4 (2.14%) HFM
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.60%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.07%) BPCS
5 2 (1.07%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (1.07%) Movex
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 2 (1.07%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.53%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.02%) SaaS
2 7 (3.74%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.07%) Office 365
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) Firewall
2 3 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.07%) LAN
3 2 (1.07%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (1.07%) SSL
3 2 (1.07%) VLAN
3 2 (1.07%) WAN
3 2 (1.07%) Wireless
3 2 (1.07%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.53%) BGP
4 1 (0.53%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) IPsec
4 1 (0.53%) Multicast
4 1 (0.53%) Network Security
4 1 (0.53%) OSPF
4 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.07%) MS Access
4 2 (1.07%) Power BI
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.07%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.53%) Essbase
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.53%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.53%) Redis
5 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.81%) JIRA
2 2 (1.07%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.07%) Selenium
3 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) gulp
3 1 (0.53%) JBehave
3 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.53%) VersionOne
3 1 (0.53%) webpack
General
1 44 (23.53%) Retail
2 11 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.35%) Legal
4 7 (3.74%) Law
5 4 (2.14%) Banking
6 3 (1.60%) Billing
6 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.07%) Advertising
7 2 (1.07%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.07%) Local Government
7 2 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (22.46%) Analyst
2 37 (19.79%) Project Manager
3 19 (10.16%) Business Analyst
3 19 (10.16%) Developer
4 16 (8.56%) Financial Analyst
5 15 (8.02%) Architect
6 12 (6.42%) Consultant
6 12 (6.42%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.35%) Data Analyst
7 10 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.81%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.28%) Finance Business Analyst
9 8 (4.28%) Finance Manager
9 8 (4.28%) JSP Developer
10 7 (3.74%) Administrator
10 7 (3.74%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.21%) Applications Project Manager
11 6 (3.21%) Audit Manager
11 6 (3.21%) Data Migration Analyst
11 6 (3.21%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.16%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 11 (5.88%) JSON
2 11 (5.88%) JSP
2 11 (5.88%) Spring
3 9 (4.81%) Spring MVC
3 9 (4.81%) Web Services
4 8 (4.28%) J2EE
5 6 (3.21%) HTML
5 6 (3.21%) REST
6 5 (2.67%) HTML5
7 4 (2.14%) CSS
8 3 (1.60%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.60%) Java EE
8 3 (1.60%) JAXB
8 3 (1.60%) SOAP
8 3 (1.60%) XML
9 2 (1.07%) Ajax
9 2 (1.07%) Java SE
9 2 (1.07%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.81%) EPoS
3 6 (3.21%) FMCG
4 5 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.14%) Fintech
6 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.60%) User Experience
6 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.07%) Clustering
7 2 (1.07%) PMI
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) Photography
8 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.67%) Linux
1 5 (2.67%) Windows
2 3 (1.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.11%) Project Management
3 27 (14.44%) ERP
4 24 (12.83%) Waterfall
5 19 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (9.09%) Migration
7 16 (8.56%) E-Commerce
8 14 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (7.49%) Scrum
8 14 (7.49%) Time Management
9 12 (6.42%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.42%) Change Management
9 12 (6.42%) CRM
9 12 (6.42%) Data Migration
9 12 (6.42%) Kanban
9 12 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (5.35%) MVC
11 9 (4.81%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.18%) Java
2 23 (12.30%) SQL
3 7 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.67%) PHP
5 4 (2.14%) Python
5 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.60%) Ruby
7 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.07%) C#
7 2 (1.07%) Java 8
7 2 (1.07%) Perl
7 2 (1.07%) VBA
8 1 (0.53%) ES6
8 1 (0.53%) Go
8 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.53%) R
8 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.81%) Degree
2 4 (2.14%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.60%) CCNP
3 3 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.60%) PMP
4 2 (1.07%) ACCA
4 2 (1.07%) CCNA
4 2 (1.07%) CIMA
4 2 (1.07%) RHCE
5 1 (0.53%) APMG
5 1 (0.53%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.53%) GSLC
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.53%) MAPM
5 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.53%) MBA
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.67%) QA
3 4 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.07%) GDPR
4 2 (1.07%) SLA
5 1 (0.53%) COBIT
5 1 (0.53%) IFRS
5 1 (0.53%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.53%) PMO
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.07%) Docker
2 2 (1.07%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (4.81%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.07%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.07%) Mesos
2 2 (1.07%) Puppet
2 2 (1.07%) Salt
3 1 (0.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.53%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 30 (16.04%) Oracle
2 27 (14.44%) SAP
3 14 (7.49%) IBM
4 13 (6.95%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.74%) Cognos
5 7 (3.74%) Hyperion
6 6 (3.21%) Tableau
7 4 (2.14%) Informatica
8 3 (1.60%) Cisco
8 3 (1.60%) Concur
8 3 (1.60%) Remedy
8 3 (1.60%) VMware
9 2 (1.07%) Embarcadero
9 2 (1.07%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.07%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.07%) Sony
9 2 (1.07%) Sybase
10 1 (0.53%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow