Period
to 22 August 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Luton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.32% 8.68% 11.38%
As % of the General category 20.37% 22.73% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 27
Luton median daily rate £450 £463 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -0.54% +23.18%
10th Percentile £124 £266 £370
90th Percentile £725 £516 £603
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -10.05% +5.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Luton median hourly rate - - £49.65
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.58

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 Luton with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 54 110 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 31.03% 38.19% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 88 79
Luton median daily rate £493 £450 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% -6.25% +9.09%
10th Percentile £214 £289 £275
90th Percentile £669 £604 £650
Bedfordshire median daily rate £444 £469 £450
% change year-on-year -5.33% +4.17% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Luton median hourly rate £43.75 £18.00 £49.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.06% -63.75% +37.92%
10th Percentile £22.53 £14.60 £48.83
90th Percentile £47.63 £34.00 £50.48
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £44.99 £16.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year +172.67% -40.54% -17.78%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Luton

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Luton

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Luton over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Luton

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 Luton region with a requirement for Finance.

1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) User Stories
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Skype
3 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Epics
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (9.09%) GDPR
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) PMO
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Business Change Management

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Skype
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Finance Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) ERP Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Test
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Payments Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) User Stories
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Epics
3 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) ReadSoft