Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 237 213 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.87% 15.29% 14.53%
As % of the General category 39.57% 39.52% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 135 116
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +15.38%
10th Percentile £291 £193 £288
90th Percentile £575 £545 £650
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 22
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.65% -6.52%
10th Percentile £16.02 £21.25 £11.86
90th Percentile £95.80 £23.75 £36.00
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +55.15% +5.26% +15.15%

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 599 539 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.58% 38.69% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 333 253
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +9.32%
10th Percentile £213 £205 £210
90th Percentile £599 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 57
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -20.00% +34.27%
10th Percentile £14.18 £11.50 £12.89
90th Percentile £41.35 £35.25 £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +20.30% +27.88% -13.33%

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 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 93 £363 -14.71% 14
Welwyn Garden City +6 24 £403 -5.29% 2
Stevenage +4 16 £363 -
Rickmansworth +3 15 £563 +85.03% 1
Hatfield -3 13 £385 +180.00% 3
Letchworth +1 10 £388 - 7
St Albans +5 9 £325 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -10 6 £370 -21.02% 3
Hitchin +1 2 £419 +19.64% 1
Hoddesdon 0 1 - -
Harpenden -1 1 - - 1
Hertford - 1 £325 - 1
Waltham Cross - 1 £360 -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 66 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (26.58%) SQL
3 53 (22.36%) Java
4 47 (19.83%) MVC
5 43 (18.14%) Oracle
6 37 (15.61%) Spring
7 36 (15.19%) C#
8 35 (14.77%) Microsoft
9 34 (14.35%) JSP
9 34 (14.35%) Spring MVC
10 33 (13.92%) JSON
10 33 (13.92%) Project Management
11 32 (13.50%) .NET
12 28 (11.81%) JavaScript
13 26 (10.97%) SQL Server
14 24 (10.13%) HTML
14 24 (10.13%) Workflow
14 24 (10.13%) Retail
15 23 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (8.86%) Migration
18 20 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
19 19 (8.02%) Oracle Fusion
19 19 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
19 19 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 18 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
20 18 (7.59%) SDLC
21 17 (7.17%) SAP
21 17 (7.17%) ERP

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 3 (1.27%) Apache
1 3 (1.27%) CMS
1 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.84%) Drupal
3 1 (0.42%) Confluence
3 1 (0.42%) SAS
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (7.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (2.53%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.11%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.69%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.27%) HFM
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.42%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.27%) Office 365
2 3 (1.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) npm
3 1 (0.42%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.22%) Internet
2 5 (2.11%) Firewall
3 2 (0.84%) DHCP
3 2 (0.84%) DNS
3 2 (0.84%) IGMP
3 2 (0.84%) LAN
3 2 (0.84%) Multicast
3 2 (0.84%) SSL
3 2 (0.84%) WAN
3 2 (0.84%) Wireless
3 2 (0.84%) WLAN
4 1 (0.42%) ATM
4 1 (0.42%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.42%) Intranet
4 1 (0.42%) SAN
4 1 (0.42%) Skype
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.95%) Power BI
5 7 (2.95%) Sybase ASE
6 5 (2.11%) Big Data
6 5 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.11%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.27%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.27%) MS Access
8 3 (1.27%) MySQL
8 3 (1.27%) OLAP
8 3 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.27%) Redis
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 20 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.49%) JIRA
3 8 (3.38%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.27%) Selenium
6 2 (0.84%) JUnit
6 2 (0.84%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.42%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.42%) GCC
7 1 (0.42%) GitLab
7 1 (0.42%) JMeter
7 1 (0.42%) jMock
7 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.42%) webpack
General
1 24 (10.13%) Retail
2 16 (6.75%) Legal
3 11 (4.64%) French Language
4 9 (3.80%) Banking
5 5 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.69%) Publishing
7 3 (1.27%) Advertising
7 3 (1.27%) Back Office
7 3 (1.27%) Billing
7 3 (1.27%) Front Office
7 3 (1.27%) Games
7 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.84%) Local Government
8 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (38.82%) Developer
2 48 (20.25%) SQL Developer
3 47 (19.83%) Analyst
4 37 (15.61%) Java Developer
5 31 (13.08%) JSP Developer
5 31 (13.08%) Project Manager
6 22 (9.28%) .NET Developer
7 20 (8.44%) Business Analyst
8 16 (6.75%) SSIS Developer
9 15 (6.33%) C# Developer
10 14 (5.91%) Senior Manager
10 14 (5.91%) Senior Project Manager
10 14 (5.91%) SQL Server Developer
11 12 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (5.06%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.64%) Architect
12 11 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 11 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (4.64%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (4.22%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.61%) Spring
2 34 (14.35%) JSP
2 34 (14.35%) Spring MVC
3 33 (13.92%) JSON
4 32 (13.50%) .NET
5 24 (10.13%) HTML
6 19 (8.02%) Oracle Fusion
7 16 (6.75%) AngularJS
7 16 (6.75%) CSS
8 14 (5.91%) jQuery
9 12 (5.06%) Ajax
9 12 (5.06%) WCF
9 12 (5.06%) Web Services
10 10 (4.22%) REST
11 9 (3.80%) HTML5
12 8 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (3.38%) Hibernate
13 7 (2.95%) Node.js
14 6 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
15 5 (2.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.38%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.38%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.69%) Fintech
7 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.27%) EPoS
7 3 (1.27%) FMCG
7 3 (1.27%) User Experience
8 2 (0.84%) Clustering
8 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.84%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.42%) CESG
9 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) State Machine
9 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.64%) Windows
2 7 (2.95%) Linux
3 6 (2.53%) Unix
4 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.42%) Solaris
4 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (19.83%) MVC
3 33 (13.92%) Project Management
4 24 (10.13%) Workflow
5 23 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (8.86%) Migration
8 18 (7.59%) SDLC
9 17 (7.17%) ERP
10 16 (6.75%) PRINCE2
11 15 (6.33%) Change Management
12 14 (5.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (5.91%) Waterfall
13 13 (5.49%) ETL
13 13 (5.49%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.49%) TDD
14 12 (5.06%) Data Modelling
15 11 (4.64%) Business Analysis
16 10 (4.22%) Analytics
16 10 (4.22%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 63 (26.58%) SQL
2 53 (22.36%) Java
3 36 (15.19%) C#
4 28 (11.81%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.06%) Python
5 12 (5.06%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.38%) Ruby
7 5 (2.11%) C
7 5 (2.11%) R
8 3 (1.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.42%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.42%) C++
9 1 (0.42%) COBOL
9 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
9 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.42%) VBA
9 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.38%) Degree
3 7 (2.95%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.27%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (1.27%) CISSP
5 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.84%) ACCA
6 2 (0.84%) CCNP
6 2 (0.84%) CIMA
6 2 (0.84%) CISA
6 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.42%) CISM
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB
7 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.42%) PMP
7 1 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.64%) PMO
2 8 (3.38%) QA
3 7 (2.95%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.95%) SLA
4 5 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.27%) GDPR
5 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.42%) AS 2805
6 1 (0.42%) COBIT
6 1 (0.42%) GAAP
6 1 (0.42%) GMP
6 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.42%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.42%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) Docker
1 4 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (3.38%) Ansible
2 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.42%) Mesos
Vendors
1 43 (18.14%) Oracle
2 35 (14.77%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.17%) SAP
4 8 (3.38%) HP
5 7 (2.95%) Sybase
6 6 (2.53%) VMware
7 5 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.11%) Tableau
8 4 (1.69%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.69%) Cisco
8 4 (1.69%) PayPal
9 3 (1.27%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.84%) Borland
10 2 (0.84%) Planview
10 2 (0.84%) Teradata
11 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.42%) F5
11 1 (0.42%) Google
11 1 (0.42%) Nintex
11 1 (0.42%) Sysomos