Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 192 239 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.96% 14.91% 15.14%
As % of the General category 34.35% 39.31% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 159 136
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £351 £285 £184
90th Percentile £599 £575 £544
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -20.00% +4.65%
East of England median hourly rate £22.00 £33.52 £20.00
% change year-on-year -34.36% +67.58% +5.26%

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 559 608 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.81% 37.93% 37.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 273 329
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £208 £213 £204
90th Percentile £556 £594 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.71 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.16% +56.25% -23.57%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.25 £41.80 £40.31
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +21.21% +26.92%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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
Welwyn Garden City +2 44 £525 +90.91% 1
Watford -7 36 £443 +22.07% 11
Rickmansworth -7 15 £380 -32.44% 4
Hemel Hempstead +5 14 £450 +16.13% 4
Hitchin +1 13 £468 -4.10% 2
Hatfield +2 9 £525 +31.25% 3
Stevenage -18 6 £588 +62.07% 1
St Albans -2 5 £300 -7.69% 6
Royston - 3 - -
Kings Langley - 2 £453 -
Potters Bar - 1 £475 -
Borehamwood - 1 £240 -
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 53 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (21.88%) Oracle
3 37 (19.27%) ERP
4 34 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (15.10%) Oracle Fusion
6 27 (14.06%) SQL
7 24 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 24 (12.50%) Hyperion
8 23 (11.98%) Retail
9 22 (11.46%) Project Management
9 22 (11.46%) Java
9 22 (11.46%) SAP
9 22 (11.46%) JIRA
10 21 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (10.94%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (8.85%) Infrastructure Management
12 15 (7.81%) Spring
12 15 (7.81%) Waterfall
13 14 (7.29%) Performance Management
13 14 (7.29%) Migration
13 14 (7.29%) Software Engineering
13 14 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (6.77%) Microsoft
14 13 (6.77%) TDD
14 13 (6.77%) Scrum
15 12 (6.25%) MVC
15 12 (6.25%) .NET
15 12 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
15 12 (6.25%) Java 8

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 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.04%) Confluence
3 1 (0.52%) CICS
3 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (4.69%) HFM
2 9 (4.69%) Oracle ERP
3 8 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (3.65%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (2.60%) SAP FI
6 4 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (1.56%) SAP HR
7 3 (1.56%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (1.04%) Sage 50
8 2 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.52%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.60%) SaaS
2 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.56%) Office 365
2 3 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.04%) Slack
4 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.56%) BGP
1 3 (1.56%) OSPF
2 2 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.04%) IPsec
2 2 (1.04%) Junos
2 2 (1.04%) SSL
2 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.04%) VLAN
2 2 (1.04%) VPN
3 1 (0.52%) 2G
3 1 (0.52%) 4G
3 1 (0.52%) ATM
3 1 (0.52%) Broadband
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) GSM
3 1 (0.52%) LAN
3 1 (0.52%) Multicast
3 1 (0.52%) RNC
3 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.17%) Essbase
5 8 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.65%) Sybase ASE
7 6 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.56%) Power BI
9 2 (1.04%) DB2
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.52%) Big Data
10 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (11.46%) JIRA
2 5 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 23 (11.98%) Retail
2 7 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.08%) Law
5 3 (1.56%) Banking
5 3 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.04%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 52 (27.08%) Developer
2 34 (17.71%) Project Manager
3 30 (15.63%) Analyst
4 20 (10.42%) Business Analyst
5 16 (8.33%) Architect
6 15 (7.81%) Java Developer
6 15 (7.81%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.29%) SQL Developer
8 12 (6.25%) Finance Manager
9 11 (5.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 11 (5.73%) Finance Project Manager
10 9 (4.69%) Financial Analyst
11 8 (4.17%) Consultant
11 8 (4.17%) Senior Manager
11 8 (4.17%) Test Manager
12 7 (3.65%) Angular Developer
12 7 (3.65%) Oracle Architect
12 7 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (3.65%) T-SQL Developer
13 6 (3.13%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.10%) Oracle Fusion
2 15 (7.81%) Spring
3 12 (6.25%) .NET
4 11 (5.73%) AngularJS
4 11 (5.73%) Spring Boot
4 11 (5.73%) Web Services
5 10 (5.21%) ASP.NET
6 9 (4.69%) REST
6 9 (4.69%) Spring MVC
7 5 (2.60%) Angular 2
8 4 (2.08%) SOAP
9 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.56%) CSS
9 3 (1.56%) HTML
9 3 (1.56%) JSON
9 3 (1.56%) JSP
10 2 (1.04%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.04%) jQuery
10 2 (1.04%) LINQ
10 2 (1.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (10.94%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.65%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.13%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.56%) FMCG
6 2 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.04%) Fintech
6 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.04%) User Experience
7 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.52%) Life Science
7 1 (0.52%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.13%) Linux
2 5 (2.60%) Windows
3 3 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.04%) zOS
5 1 (0.52%) AIX
5 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.27%) ERP
3 34 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (11.46%) Project Management
5 21 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (8.85%) Infrastructure Management
7 15 (7.81%) Waterfall
8 14 (7.29%) Migration
8 14 (7.29%) Performance Management
8 14 (7.29%) Software Engineering
9 13 (6.77%) Scrum
9 13 (6.77%) TDD
10 12 (6.25%) MVC
11 11 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (5.73%) Microservices
11 11 (5.73%) Programme Management
11 11 (5.73%) Supplier Management
12 10 (5.21%) Data Migration
12 10 (5.21%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.06%) SQL
2 22 (11.46%) Java
3 12 (6.25%) Java 8
4 10 (5.21%) C#
4 10 (5.21%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.08%) PHP
6 4 (2.08%) XQuery
7 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.04%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.04%) COBOL
8 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.04%) VB
8 2 (1.04%) VB6
9 1 (0.52%) JCL
9 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.65%) Degree
3 4 (2.08%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.08%) PMP
4 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ACCA
6 1 (0.52%) CCNP
6 1 (0.52%) CIMA
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.52%) HND
6 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) PMO
2 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.04%) GDPR
2 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) GAAP
3 1 (0.52%) GCP
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.56%) vRealize
1 3 (1.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 42 (21.88%) Oracle
2 24 (12.50%) Hyperion
3 22 (11.46%) SAP
4 13 (6.77%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.21%) Cognos
6 7 (3.65%) Sybase
7 6 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (3.13%) Tableau
8 4 (2.08%) CA
8 4 (2.08%) Teradata
9 3 (1.56%) Cisco
9 3 (1.56%) hybris
9 3 (1.56%) IBM
9 3 (1.56%) VMware
10 2 (1.04%) Anaplan
10 2 (1.04%) Juniper
10 2 (1.04%) Sage
10 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.04%) Sony
11 1 (0.52%) Lotus