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 3 months to 28 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4  
Contract jobs citing Finance 59 105 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.26% 15.81% 10.45%
As % of the General category 30.10% 35.47% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 48
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £198 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £519 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +32.89% -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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 196 296 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 30.77% 44.58% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 154 100
Median daily rate £413 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 25
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £12.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +2 27 £400 -9.85% 7
Welwyn Garden City -4 6 £563 +34.32% 4
Hatfield -9 4 £300 -27.27% 7
Rickmansworth +2 3 £363 +11.53%
Hitchin 0 1 £350 -3.44%
Stevenage -1 1 £650 +30.00% 2
Welwyn -3 1 £563 +25.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 1 £290 -30.95% 4
Finance
East of England

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

1 32 (23.70%) Java
2 27 (20.00%) SQL
3 26 (19.26%) Project Management
4 23 (17.04%) Linux
5 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 20 (14.81%) Retail
6 19 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (12.59%) Legal
7 17 (12.59%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (11.85%) Firewall
8 16 (11.85%) Windows
8 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Excel
9 14 (10.37%) Python
9 14 (10.37%) Ruby
10 13 (9.63%) Puppet
10 13 (9.63%) Tomcat
10 13 (9.63%) Oracle
10 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (9.63%) PRINCE2
10 13 (9.63%) Configuration Management
11 12 (8.89%) RHCE
11 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
11 12 (8.89%) Apache
11 12 (8.89%) TCP/IP
11 12 (8.89%) Clustering
11 12 (8.89%) Spring
11 12 (8.89%) Computer Science
11 12 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (8.15%) Bash Shell

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 13 (9.63%) Tomcat
2 12 (8.89%) Apache
3 6 (4.44%) CMS
4 4 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.48%) Confluence
5 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.74%) SAS
6 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (5.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.48%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.48%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.48%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.48%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.74%) HFM
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.74%) Primavera
4 1 (0.74%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.74%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.74%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.70%) Office 365
1 5 (3.70%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Dropbox
2 1 (0.74%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.85%) Firewall
2 12 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.15%) SSL
4 3 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.22%) WAN
5 2 (1.48%) ATM
5 2 (1.48%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (1.48%) SAN
6 1 (0.74%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.74%) DNS
6 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.74%) HTTP
6 1 (0.74%) Internet
6 1 (0.74%) MPLS
6 1 (0.74%) NAS
6 1 (0.74%) Skype
6 1 (0.74%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.59%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (5.93%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.93%) MySQL
2 8 (5.93%) Sybase ASE
3 6 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.48%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.74%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) MS Access
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Selenium
2 5 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 4 (2.96%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.96%) JIRA
3 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.22%) JUnit
4 3 (2.22%) Rational Rose
5 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.48%) JMeter
5 2 (1.48%) jMock
5 2 (1.48%) Maven
5 2 (1.48%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.74%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.74%) GCC
6 1 (0.74%) Protractor
6 1 (0.74%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.74%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (14.81%) Retail
2 17 (12.59%) Legal
3 9 (6.67%) Banking
4 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.70%) Billing
5 5 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.22%) Local Government
7 2 (1.48%) Automotive
7 2 (1.48%) Back Office
7 2 (1.48%) Games
7 2 (1.48%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) German Language
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (19.26%) Analyst
2 16 (11.85%) Developer
3 13 (9.63%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.15%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.41%) Consultant
6 8 (5.93%) Architect
7 6 (4.44%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (4.44%) IT Manager
7 6 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.96%) Administrator
9 4 (2.96%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.96%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Junior
9 4 (2.96%) Service Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Technical Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.89%) Spring
2 11 (8.15%) LAPP Stack
3 10 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 10 (7.41%) HTML
3 10 (7.41%) JSP
4 9 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 8 (5.93%) Web Services
6 7 (5.19%) .NET
6 7 (5.19%) J2EE
7 6 (4.44%) LAMP
8 5 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.96%) HTML5
9 4 (2.96%) Spring Boot
9 4 (2.96%) Spring MVC
10 3 (2.22%) JSON
10 3 (2.22%) Middleware
10 3 (2.22%) REST
10 3 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Clustering
1 12 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.96%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.48%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.48%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.48%) FMCG
5 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.74%) EFT
6 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) EPoS
6 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.04%) Linux
2 16 (11.85%) Windows
3 3 (2.22%) Unix
4 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.26%) Project Management
2 19 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.63%) Configuration Management
4 13 (9.63%) PRINCE2
5 12 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (8.15%) E-Commerce
6 11 (8.15%) High Availability
6 11 (8.15%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.41%) Change Management
7 10 (7.41%) Scrum
8 9 (6.67%) DevOps
9 7 (5.19%) CRM
9 7 (5.19%) ERP
9 7 (5.19%) Microservices
9 7 (5.19%) Migration
9 7 (5.19%) MVC
9 7 (5.19%) Project Planning
9 7 (5.19%) Risk Management
9 7 (5.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.70%) Java
2 27 (20.00%) SQL
3 14 (10.37%) Python
3 14 (10.37%) Ruby
4 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.15%) Bash Shell
5 11 (8.15%) C#
5 11 (8.15%) Perl
6 9 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.93%) C
8 7 (5.19%) PHP
9 5 (3.70%) VB
10 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.74%) COBOL
10 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) RHCE
2 7 (5.19%) Degree
2 7 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.96%) CCIE
4 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.96%) CISSP
4 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) ACCA
5 3 (2.22%) CCDP
5 3 (2.22%) CCNP
5 3 (2.22%) CCSE
5 3 (2.22%) CIMA
5 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) PMP
7 1 (0.74%) HND
7 1 (0.74%) MCSE
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.74%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.22%) GPG13
1 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (1.48%) PMO
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) GMP
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) Docker
3 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.74%) Firmware
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (9.63%) Puppet
2 11 (8.15%) Salt
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.48%) Ansible
4 2 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.74%) PaperCut
5 1 (0.74%) SCOM
5 1 (0.74%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.74%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.63%) Oracle
3 10 (7.41%) SAP
4 8 (5.93%) Sybase
5 7 (5.19%) Cisco
6 5 (3.70%) VMware
7 4 (2.96%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.96%) HP
7 4 (2.96%) IBM
8 3 (2.22%) CyberArk
8 3 (2.22%) F5
8 3 (2.22%) Hyperion
8 3 (2.22%) Juniper
8 3 (2.22%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.22%) Planview
9 2 (1.48%) Computacenter
9 2 (1.48%) FireEye
9 2 (1.48%) Google
9 2 (1.48%) NetApp
9 2 (1.48%) Sourcefire
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