Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +16
Contract jobs citing Finance 25 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 10.37% 10.88% 9.05%
As % of the General category 28.41% 30.69% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 17
Luton median daily rate £480 £455 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.49% -4.21% +58.33%
10th Percentile £278 £369 £258
90th Percentile £621 £613 £575
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £430 £395
% change year-on-year +4.65% +8.86% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Luton median hourly rate - £50.22 -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £37.33 -

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 88 101 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 36.51% 35.44% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 84 43
Luton median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £312 £327 £113
90th Percentile £613 £595 £595
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Luton median hourly rate - £50.22 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +258.68% +7.69%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £11.33
% change year-on-year +12.50% +253.05% -67.63%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 8 (32.00%) Software Delivery
2 7 (28.00%) Workday
3 6 (24.00%) CRM
3 6 (24.00%) ETL
3 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.00%) JIRA
4 5 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (20.00%) GDPR
4 5 (20.00%) High Availability
4 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (16.00%) SAP
5 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (12.00%) Use Case
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (12.00%) Taleo
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Retail
6 3 (12.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Workflow
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) Confluence
6 3 (12.00%) Splunk
6 3 (12.00%) Lumesse
6 3 (12.00%) Low Latency
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) Confluence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Taleo
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Architect
1 10 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SSAS Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Workday Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) CSS3
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Software Delivery
2 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (24.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) ETL
3 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Business Process Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
4 3 (12.00%) Decision-Making
4 3 (12.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Use Case
4 3 (12.00%) User Stories
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) GDPR
2 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Workday
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) ForeScout
3 3 (12.00%) Lumesse
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Splunk
3 3 (12.00%) Thycotic
3 3 (12.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) Talend