Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 17 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 101 111 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.34% 21.55% 28.83%
As % of the General category 65.58% 61.67% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 99 125
Kent median daily rate £488 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +31.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £331 £300 £260
90th Percentile £692 £665 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.45% +5.41% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £25.06 £20.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year +20.77% - -9.11%

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 154 180 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.11% 34.95% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 149 166
Kent median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £246 £215 £181
90th Percentile £675 £656 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 2
Kent median hourly rate £39.38 £45.00 £77.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -41.56% +366.67%
10th Percentile £12.13 £42.75 £57.15
90th Percentile £44.75 £47.25 £94.85
South East median hourly rate £33.14 £20.00 £23.72
% change year-on-year +65.70% -15.67% +5.40%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Kent

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Kent

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Kent over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Kent

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Kent

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Kent over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Kent

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Maidstone +20 19 £450 +5.88% 4
West Malling +3 12 £400 -29.67% 3
Chatham +5 5 £500 +66.67% 2
Rochester -2 5 - - 2
Tonbridge -2 3 £375 -25.00% 2
Tunbridge Wells -7 3 £338 -6.25% 2
Folkestone -2 2 £130 +39.04% 5
Sevenoaks - 1 £750 - 2
Canterbury - 1 - - 3
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Finance.

1 29 (28.71%) SQL
2 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.78%) C#
3 22 (21.78%) .NET
4 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
5 16 (15.84%) ASP.NET
5 16 (15.84%) Windows
6 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
7 13 (12.87%) T-SQL
7 13 (12.87%) MVC
8 12 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (11.88%) REST
9 11 (10.89%) AngularJS
9 11 (10.89%) .NET Framework
10 10 (9.90%) Advertising
10 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
10 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (8.91%) Scrum
11 9 (8.91%) Selenium
11 9 (8.91%) Investment Management
12 8 (7.92%) PowerShell
12 8 (7.92%) TDD
12 8 (7.92%) Project Management
12 8 (7.92%) HTML
12 8 (7.92%) Linux
12 8 (7.92%) WebDriver

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) Confluence
2 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.98%) Apache
3 2 (1.98%) CMS
3 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.98%) SAS
4 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.98%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.98%) Simulink
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.99%) Magento
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.99%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.99%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.99%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.95%) Office 365
4 2 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.98%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.99%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.99%) PaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Serverless
5 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) DHCP
1 3 (2.97%) DNS
1 3 (2.97%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) Firewall
2 2 (1.98%) VPN
3 1 (0.99%) AMQP
3 1 (0.99%) FTP
3 1 (0.99%) LAN
3 1 (0.99%) Skype
3 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.93%) Big Data
3 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.95%) Power BI
4 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.97%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.98%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.98%) MySQL
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.98%) SSDT
8 1 (0.99%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Selenium
2 8 (7.92%) WebDriver
3 7 (6.93%) JIRA
3 7 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.97%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.97%) Subversion
5 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.98%) JMeter
6 2 (1.98%) MSTest
6 2 (1.98%) NUnit
6 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.99%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.99%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (9.90%) Advertising
2 6 (5.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Legal
4 2 (1.98%) Back Office
4 2 (1.98%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.98%) Law
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.99%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (28.71%) Developer
2 17 (16.83%) .NET Developer
3 12 (11.88%) Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) C# Developer
4 8 (7.92%) DBA
4 8 (7.92%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Developer
5 7 (6.93%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Sybase DBA
7 5 (4.95%) Administrator
7 5 (4.95%) Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (3.96%) SQL DBA
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.78%) .NET
2 16 (15.84%) ASP.NET
3 12 (11.88%) REST
4 11 (10.89%) .NET Framework
4 11 (10.89%) AngularJS
5 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (7.92%) HTML
8 7 (6.93%) CSS
9 6 (5.94%) RESTful
10 4 (3.96%) Entity Framework
10 4 (3.96%) WCF
11 3 (2.97%) .NET Core
11 3 (2.97%) Angular 2
11 3 (2.97%) HTML5
11 3 (2.97%) JSON
12 2 (1.98%) Enzyme
12 2 (1.98%) Jest
12 2 (1.98%) LESS
12 2 (1.98%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.97%) User Experience
3 2 (1.98%) Clustering
3 2 (1.98%) Robotics
4 1 (0.99%) CMDB
4 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Windows
2 8 (7.92%) Linux
3 6 (5.94%) Unix
4 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.87%) MVC
3 12 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (8.91%) Investment Management
4 9 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (8.91%) Scrum
5 8 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (7.92%) Project Management
5 8 (7.92%) TDD
6 7 (6.93%) ETL
7 6 (5.94%) Analytics
7 6 (5.94%) BDD
7 6 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.94%) ITIL
7 6 (5.94%) Migration
7 6 (5.94%) Programme Management
7 6 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.95%) Process Improvement
8 5 (4.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.71%) SQL
2 22 (21.78%) C#
3 13 (12.87%) T-SQL
4 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.92%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.97%) C
7 3 (2.97%) Java
8 2 (1.98%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.98%) PHP
8 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.99%) C++
9 1 (0.99%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) CISA
1 2 (1.98%) CISM
1 2 (1.98%) CISSP
1 2 (1.98%) DBS Check
1 2 (1.98%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (0.99%) AAT
2 1 (0.99%) ACCA
2 1 (0.99%) CIMA
2 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) GDPR
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) IFRS
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.99%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.97%) DFS Replication
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.98%) WSUS
2 1 (0.99%) Ansible
2 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) Sybase
4 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.96%) VMware
6 3 (2.97%) Workday
7 2 (1.98%) Cisco
7 2 (1.98%) Citrix
7 2 (1.98%) HP
7 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.98%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.99%) Adobe
8 1 (0.99%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.99%) Google
8 1 (0.99%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.99%) Sage
8 1 (0.99%) SAP
8 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.99%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.99%) Zend