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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 6 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Finance 79 100 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.78% 14.86% 12.94%
As % of the General category 42.25% 35.34% 36.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 51 35
Median daily rate £369 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.05% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £25.75 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £33.75 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +37.93% +26.08%  

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 187 283 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 30.26% 42.05% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 134 111
Median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £323 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £603 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £38.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +3 25 £350 +9.80% 8
Hatfield +2 15 £400 -11.11% 4
Welwyn Garden City -2 7 £325 -31.57%
Hemel Hempstead +6 4 £540 +54.28% 3
Rickmansworth +1 2 £225 - 3
Stevenage -2 2 £265 -45.64%
Borehamwood - 1 £550 -
Harpenden - 1 £600 -
Letchworth - 1 - - 6
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 43 (23.76%) Java
2 34 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (16.02%) SAP
4 28 (15.47%) Project Management
4 28 (15.47%) Microsoft
5 27 (14.92%) Linux
5 27 (14.92%) Scrum
6 22 (12.15%) Retail
6 22 (12.15%) SQL
7 21 (11.60%) Ruby
8 20 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (11.05%) Windows
9 19 (10.50%) Tomcat
9 19 (10.50%) E-Commerce
9 19 (10.50%) Migration
10 18 (9.94%) Legal
10 18 (9.94%) TDD
11 17 (9.39%) MS Office
12 16 (8.84%) Apache
12 16 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (8.84%) Cucumber
12 16 (8.84%) Selenium
13 15 (8.29%) Data Migration
13 15 (8.29%) Security Cleared
13 15 (8.29%) BDD
13 15 (8.29%) Change Management
13 15 (8.29%) Firewall
13 15 (8.29%) MS Excel
13 15 (8.29%) TCP/IP

Finance
Top Related 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 19 (10.50%) Tomcat
2 16 (8.84%) Apache
3 4 (2.21%) CMS
3 4 (2.21%) IIS
3 4 (2.21%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.66%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.66%) JBoss
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (1.66%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.66%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.10%) Confluence
5 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.55%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (9.39%) MS Office
2 15 (8.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.21%) MS Project
4 3 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.10%) FrameMaker
5 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.55%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (8.29%) SAP HR
2 14 (7.73%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.66%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (1.10%) Primavera
5 2 (1.10%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.10%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.10%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.10%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.55%) Endur
6 1 (0.55%) Findur
6 1 (0.55%) Maximo
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.55%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.55%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (2.76%) Office 365
2 5 (2.76%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.29%) Firewall
1 15 (8.29%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.73%) SSL
3 6 (3.31%) DNS
4 4 (2.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (2.21%) FTP
4 4 (2.21%) HTTP
4 4 (2.21%) Internet
5 3 (1.66%) ATM
5 3 (1.66%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (1.66%) LDAP
5 3 (1.66%) MPLS
5 3 (1.66%) Skype
5 3 (1.66%) WAN
6 2 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.10%) Wireless
7 1 (0.55%) Intranet
7 1 (0.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (4.97%) MySQL
3 7 (3.87%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.76%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.76%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.21%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.10%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.55%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (8.84%) Cucumber
1 16 (8.84%) Selenium
2 14 (7.73%) WebDriver
3 12 (6.63%) LSMW
4 5 (2.76%) JBehave
4 5 (2.76%) JIRA
4 5 (2.76%) JUnit
5 4 (2.21%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.66%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.66%) Maven
6 3 (1.66%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.10%) Hudson
7 2 (1.10%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.55%) FishEye
8 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.55%) Mockito
8 1 (0.55%) Moq
8 1 (0.55%) Robot Framework
General
1 22 (12.15%) Retail
2 18 (9.94%) Legal
3 13 (7.18%) Banking
4 11 (6.08%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.87%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.76%) Electronics
7 4 (2.21%) Marketing
8 2 (1.10%) Advertising
8 2 (1.10%) Automotive
8 2 (1.10%) Back Office
8 2 (1.10%) Billing
8 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.55%) German Language
9 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (19.89%) Analyst
2 22 (12.15%) Developer
3 14 (7.73%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.18%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.63%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.63%) Consultant
6 9 (4.97%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.42%) Data Migration Specialist
7 8 (4.42%) HR Specialist
7 8 (4.42%) Migration Specialist
8 7 (3.87%) Architect
8 7 (3.87%) Programme Manager
9 6 (3.31%) Data Migration Manager
9 6 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.31%) E-Commerce Manager
9 6 (3.31%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
9 6 (3.31%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (3.31%) Migration Manager
9 6 (3.31%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.76%) HR Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.18%) XML
2 12 (6.63%) BAPI
3 11 (6.08%) HTML
3 11 (6.08%) LAPP Stack
4 10 (5.52%) Hibernate
4 10 (5.52%) J2EE
4 10 (5.52%) Spring
5 8 (4.42%) .NET
5 8 (4.42%) Gherkin
6 6 (3.31%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.31%) LAMP
6 6 (3.31%) Web Services
7 5 (2.76%) JSP
7 5 (2.76%) Middleware
8 4 (2.21%) CSS
8 4 (2.21%) RESTful
9 3 (1.66%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.66%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.63%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.08%) Clustering
4 7 (3.87%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.76%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.21%) EFT
6 4 (2.21%) EPoS
6 4 (2.21%) NHS
7 2 (1.10%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.10%) FMCG
8 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.55%) Handset
8 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.55%) RIA
8 1 (0.55%) Verilog
8 1 (0.55%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.92%) Linux
2 20 (11.05%) Windows
3 5 (2.76%) Unix
4 3 (1.66%) AIX
4 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.47%) Project Management
3 27 (14.92%) Scrum
4 19 (10.50%) E-Commerce
4 19 (10.50%) Migration
5 18 (9.94%) TDD
6 16 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (8.29%) BDD
7 15 (8.29%) Change Management
7 15 (8.29%) Data Migration
8 14 (7.73%) Configuration Management
8 14 (7.73%) High Availability
9 13 (7.18%) Programme Management
9 13 (7.18%) Risk Management
9 13 (7.18%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.63%) Data Cleansing
10 12 (6.63%) PRINCE2
11 11 (6.08%) Test Automation
12 10 (5.52%) Test Scripting
12 10 (5.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.76%) Java
2 22 (12.15%) SQL
3 21 (11.60%) Ruby
4 12 (6.63%) Bash Shell
4 12 (6.63%) C#
4 12 (6.63%) Python
5 11 (6.08%) Perl
6 10 (5.52%) C
7 9 (4.97%) PHP
8 7 (3.87%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.76%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.76%) VB
10 4 (2.21%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.63%) RHCE
2 12 (6.63%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.87%) Degree
4 6 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.66%) CCIE
5 3 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.66%) MCSE
5 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.10%) CISM
6 2 (1.10%) IISP
6 2 (1.10%) ISEB
7 1 (0.55%) ACCA
7 1 (0.55%) CIMA
7 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.55%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) QA
2 4 (2.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) Docker
3 2 (1.10%) Firmware
3 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (7.73%) Puppet
2 11 (6.08%) Salt
3 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.66%) SCOM
4 3 (1.66%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.10%) Ansible
5 2 (1.10%) SCCM
6 1 (0.55%) Aspera SmartTrack
6 1 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (16.02%) SAP
2 28 (15.47%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.29%) Oracle
4 8 (4.42%) IBM
5 7 (3.87%) HP
6 5 (2.76%) Cisco
6 5 (2.76%) Sybase
7 4 (2.21%) F5
7 4 (2.21%) VMware
8 3 (1.66%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.66%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.66%) Northgate
8 3 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.10%) hybris
9 2 (1.10%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.10%) Planview
9 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.55%) NGA Human Resources
10 1 (0.55%) PayPal
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