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 3 months to 29 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 9.38% 14.18% 12.41%
As % of the General category 32.61% 35.71% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 17
Luton median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.52%  
10th Percentile £375 £261 £265
90th Percentile £545 £613 £638
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Luton median hourly rate - £48.43 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.60%  
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £31.50 £48.43 £51.30
% change year-on-year -34.95% -5.60%  

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 Luton with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 46 56 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 28.75% 39.72% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 96
Luton median daily rate £480 £475 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +43.39%  
10th Percentile £275 £263 £106
90th Percentile £645 £619 £625
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Luton median hourly rate - £46.07 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.19%  
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £30.00 £9.00 £51.30
% change year-on-year +233.33% -82.45%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 29 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 Luton region with a requirement for Finance.

1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) SOA
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Banking
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 4 (14.81%) High Availability
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Line Management
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (11.11%) XML
5 3 (11.11%) XSL
5 3 (11.11%) XSLT
5 3 (11.11%) JSP
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Java EE
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (11.11%) Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.11%) Spring

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 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) BGP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) DWDM
2 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.70%) HSRP
2 1 (3.70%) MPLS
2 1 (3.70%) OSPF
2 1 (3.70%) RIP
2 1 (3.70%) SMTP
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) VRRP
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.41%) DB2
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (3.70%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Business Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 3 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Head of Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Ada Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Technical Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Collaboration Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 3 (11.11%) Java EE
1 3 (11.11%) JSP
1 3 (11.11%) Spring
1 3 (11.11%) XML
1 3 (11.11%) XSL
1 3 (11.11%) XSLT
2 2 (7.41%) J2EE
2 2 (7.41%) JSF
2 2 (7.41%) Struts
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) NHS
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.70%) EPoS
2 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Solaris
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) VxWorks
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Change Management
1 5 (18.52%) SOA
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) High Availability
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
3 3 (11.11%) Data Management
3 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.11%) Line Management
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Data Security
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Ada
4 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) BEA
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Lotus
4 1 (3.70%) Lumesse
4 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.70%) Splunk
4 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
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