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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs citing Finance 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties - - 10.00%
As % of the General category - - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +32.89% -1.29%  

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 the Home Counties with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Home Counties
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8 3 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 44.44% 27.27% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Home Counties 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 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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for Finance.

1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Data Lineage
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Finance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cutover Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Governance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Data Lineage
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP