Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 23 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
South East > Home Counties
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 3 2
Contract jobs citing Finance 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties - 15.79% 27.78%
As % of the General category - 60.00% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Home Counties median daily rate - £600 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% +18.18%
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £411
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.52% +5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Home Counties median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £23.72 £22.83
% change year-on-year -11.45% +3.88% +34.29%

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 the Home Counties with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Home Counties
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 12 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 42.86% 26.32% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 14
Home Counties median daily rate £325 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.83% +26.32% +15.15%
10th Percentile £313 £451 £263
90th Percentile £338 £685 £648
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Home Counties median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the Home Counties

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in the Home Counties.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in the Home Counties

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in the Home Counties.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in the Home Counties