Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 206 173 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.02% 14.11% 15.79%
As % of the General category 36.52% 42.93% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 101 105
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £306
90th Percentile £588 £540 £564
East of England median daily rate £475 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 23
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £43.00 £31.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.51% +46.51% -16.50%
10th Percentile £20.33 £30.10 £15.35
90th Percentile £44.90 £34.50 £32.50
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £35.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -11.97% +85.53% -7.32%

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 564 403 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.39% 32.87% 41.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 224 271
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £447 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.15% +11.84%
10th Percentile £207 £182 £285
90th Percentile £588 £584 £575
East of England median daily rate £468 £408 £425
% change year-on-year +14.72% -4.12% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 37
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.39% -16.28% +22.86%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.32 £12.63
90th Percentile £43.25 £44.18 £40.20
East of England median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -34.85%

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 20 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 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 -4 62 £335 -25.56% 8
Welwyn Garden City +9 37 £225 +50.00% 7
Hatfield -11 12 £500 +23.46% 6
Rickmansworth -2 9 £380 +68.89% 4
Borehamwood 0 8 £400 -27.27% 3
Stevenage -4 8 £335 +26.42% 10
Hertford - 5 £400 - 2
Royston - 4 £425 - 8
Hemel Hempstead -14 3 £325 -35.00% 10
St Albans - 3 £300 - 10
Welwyn +5 2 £269 -52.22% 4
Letchworth -1 2 £388 +29.17% 1
Hitchin - 1 £475 -
Hoddesdon - 1 - - 3
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 51 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.87%) Java
3 36 (17.48%) SQL
4 35 (16.99%) Retail
5 33 (16.02%) Oracle
6 30 (14.56%) Project Management
7 28 (13.59%) SAP
8 25 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (10.68%) E-Commerce
9 22 (10.68%) Microsoft
10 21 (10.19%) Migration
11 19 (9.22%) ERP
11 19 (9.22%) AngularJS
12 18 (8.74%) Oracle Fusion
12 18 (8.74%) MVC
13 17 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (8.25%) Spring
13 17 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (8.25%) JavaScript
13 17 (8.25%) Data Migration
13 17 (8.25%) JSON
14 16 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (7.28%) Waterfall
15 15 (7.28%) Time Management
15 15 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (7.28%) SQL Server
15 15 (7.28%) CRM
16 14 (6.80%) HTML
16 14 (6.80%) Web Services

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 (4.37%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.94%) Apache
2 4 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.46%) CMS
3 3 (1.46%) Confluence
4 2 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) Drupal
5 1 (0.49%) SAS
5 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.37%) SAP FI
2 7 (3.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (3.40%) SAP CO
3 6 (2.91%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.91%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (2.91%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.94%) HFM
5 3 (1.46%) NetSuite
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (1.46%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.49%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.49%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.40%) Dynamics 365
1 7 (3.40%) SaaS
2 4 (1.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) IaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) npm
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.34%) Internet
2 6 (2.91%) Firewall
3 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.97%) LAN
4 2 (0.97%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (0.97%) SSL
4 2 (0.97%) VLAN
4 2 (0.97%) WAN
4 2 (0.97%) Wireless
4 2 (0.97%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.49%) DNS
5 1 (0.49%) IMAP
5 1 (0.49%) IPsec
5 1 (0.49%) Network Security
5 1 (0.49%) SMTP
5 1 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.40%) Redis
5 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.94%) Power BI
7 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.94%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.97%) MS Access
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.49%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.49%) GIS
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.49%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (4.85%) JIRA
2 5 (2.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.46%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.46%) Selenium
4 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.49%) gulp
5 1 (0.49%) JBehave
5 1 (0.49%) JUnit
5 1 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 35 (16.99%) Retail
2 9 (4.37%) Banking
2 9 (4.37%) Legal
3 7 (3.40%) Law
4 6 (2.91%) Billing
5 5 (2.43%) Marketing
5 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.97%) Local Government
8 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Automotive
9 1 (0.49%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.49%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (23.30%) Developer
2 34 (16.50%) Analyst
2 34 (16.50%) Project Manager
3 19 (9.22%) Java Developer
4 17 (8.25%) Consultant
4 17 (8.25%) SQL Developer
5 14 (6.80%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.83%) JSP Developer
7 10 (4.85%) Administrator
7 10 (4.85%) Architect
8 9 (4.37%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.40%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (3.40%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.40%) Finance Manager
10 7 (3.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 6 (2.91%) Functional Consultant
11 6 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.22%) AngularJS
2 18 (8.74%) Oracle Fusion
3 17 (8.25%) JSON
3 17 (8.25%) Spring
4 14 (6.80%) HTML
4 14 (6.80%) Web Services
5 13 (6.31%) JSP
5 13 (6.31%) Spring MVC
6 10 (4.85%) .NET
6 10 (4.85%) CSS
7 8 (3.88%) J2EE
7 8 (3.88%) React
8 7 (3.40%) jQuery
8 7 (3.40%) REST
8 7 (3.40%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (2.91%) Ajax
9 6 (2.91%) XML
10 5 (2.43%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.43%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (2.43%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.34%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.85%) Fintech
3 10 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.37%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.40%) FMCG
6 5 (2.43%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.46%) W3C
9 2 (0.97%) Clustering
9 2 (0.97%) EPoS
9 2 (0.97%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (0.97%) User Experience
10 1 (0.49%) Animation
10 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.49%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.49%) Photography
10 1 (0.49%) PMI
10 1 (0.49%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.34%) Windows
2 6 (2.91%) Linux
3 5 (2.43%) Unix
4 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (14.56%) Project Management
3 22 (10.68%) E-Commerce
4 21 (10.19%) Migration
5 19 (9.22%) ERP
6 18 (8.74%) MVC
7 17 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (8.25%) Data Migration
7 17 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (7.28%) CRM
9 15 (7.28%) Time Management
9 15 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (7.28%) Waterfall
10 13 (6.31%) Change Management
11 12 (5.83%) Business Analysis
12 9 (4.37%) DNA
12 9 (4.37%) ITIL
12 9 (4.37%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.87%) Java
2 36 (17.48%) SQL
3 17 (8.25%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.83%) C#
5 9 (4.37%) Ruby
6 7 (3.40%) PHP
7 6 (2.91%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.94%) Python
9 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.97%) Java 8
9 2 (0.97%) Perl
10 1 (0.49%) C
10 1 (0.49%) ES6
10 1 (0.49%) Go
10 1 (0.49%) R
10 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.43%) Degree
2 4 (1.94%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.46%) CISSP
3 3 (1.46%) GSLC
3 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.97%) ACCA
4 2 (0.97%) CCNA
4 2 (0.97%) CCNP
4 2 (0.97%) CIMA
4 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.97%) RHCE
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.40%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.43%) SLA
3 4 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.46%) GDPR
4 3 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.97%) IFRS
5 2 (0.97%) QA
6 1 (0.49%) COBIT
6 1 (0.49%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.49%) PMO
6 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.97%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (3.40%) Ansible
2 2 (0.97%) Puppet
2 2 (0.97%) Salt
3 1 (0.49%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 33 (16.02%) Oracle
2 28 (13.59%) SAP
3 22 (10.68%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.34%) IBM
5 7 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.91%) Hyperion
7 5 (2.43%) Sun
8 4 (1.94%) Sybase
8 4 (1.94%) Tableau
9 3 (1.46%) Concur
9 3 (1.46%) VMware
10 2 (0.97%) Cisco
10 2 (0.97%) Cognos
10 2 (0.97%) HP
10 2 (0.97%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.97%) PayPal
10 2 (0.97%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.49%) Apple
11 1 (0.49%) Dell
11 1 (0.49%) Genesys