Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 23 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 8.19% 11.11% 10.33%
As % of the General category 23.23% 35.96% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 32
Luton median daily rate £463 £464 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.27% +22.85% -16.11%
10th Percentile £266 £369 £305
90th Percentile £516 £594 £599
Bedfordshire median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Luton median hourly rate - £49.65 £48.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.53% +21.06%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £40.58 £48.43
% change year-on-year - -16.21% +21.06%

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 99 89 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 35.23% 30.90% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 74 81
Luton median daily rate £470 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £305
90th Percentile £606 £666 £619
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Luton median hourly rate £20.00 £49.65 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.72% +37.92% +260.00%
10th Percentile £16.80 £48.83 £20.90
90th Percentile £36.00 £50.48 £48.90
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% -7.69% -18.75%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 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 Luton region with a requirement for Finance.

1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 4 (17.39%) Use Case
3 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
3 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
3 4 (17.39%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Decision-Making
4 3 (13.04%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (13.04%) GDPR
4 3 (13.04%) Business Process Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Personalization
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (13.04%) Data Transformation
4 3 (13.04%) Campaign Management
4 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.04%) User Experience
4 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (13.04%) hybris

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 (13.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) Military
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Business Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Business Improvement Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Project Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Web Manager
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Project Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) EJB
1 2 (8.70%) J2EE
1 2 (8.70%) JDBC
1 2 (8.70%) JMS
1 2 (8.70%) Servlets
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) PMI
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Analytics
2 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma
2 4 (17.39%) Use Case
2 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
3 3 (13.04%) B2B
3 3 (13.04%) B2C
3 3 (13.04%) Business Process Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Decision-Making
3 3 (13.04%) Personalization
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Web Design
3 3 (13.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (8.70%) ACCA
2 2 (8.70%) CIMA
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) GDPR
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) COSO
3 1 (4.35%) PMO
3 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) CA Agile Central
1 3 (13.04%) hybris
1 3 (13.04%) Perforce
1 3 (13.04%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.70%) CODA
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Xerox
3 1 (4.35%) Alteryx
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Tableau