Period
to 13 November 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 13 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 28 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 10.81% 10.12% 9.34%
As % of the General category 28.00% 29.73% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 18
Luton median daily rate £480 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.26% +22.58%
10th Percentile £258 £373 £411
90th Percentile £596 £613 £591
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Luton median hourly rate - £50.22 -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £49.65 -

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 100 111 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 38.61% 34.05% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 92 52
Luton median daily rate £438 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.91% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £293 £331 £222
90th Percentile £606 £672 £599
Bedfordshire median daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Luton median hourly rate - £50.22 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +100.86% +150.00%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £10.30
% change year-on-year -22.50% +288.35% -47.18%

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 13 November 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 13 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 Luton region with a requirement for Finance.

1 7 (25.00%) CRM
1 7 (25.00%) JIRA
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 6 (21.43%) GDPR
3 5 (17.86%) Workday
3 5 (17.86%) Use Case
3 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
3 5 (17.86%) Marketing
3 5 (17.86%) ETL
3 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 4 (14.29%) Workflow
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Confluence
4 4 (14.29%) High Availability
4 4 (14.29%) User Stories
4 4 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.71%) Lumesse
5 3 (10.71%) User Experience
5 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.71%) Thycotic
5 3 (10.71%) ForeScout

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 4 (14.29%) Confluence
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Taleo
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 5 (17.86%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Military
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
1 8 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SSAS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Improvement Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) EJB
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
1 2 (7.14%) JDBC
1 2 (7.14%) JMS
1 2 (7.14%) Servlets
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) CSS3
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) CRM
1 7 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.86%) ETL
2 5 (17.86%) Use Case
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 4 (14.29%) High Availability
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) User Stories
3 4 (14.29%) Workflow
4 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Decision-Making
4 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ACCA
1 1 (3.57%) CIMA
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) GDPR
2 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) COSO
3 1 (3.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Workday
2 4 (14.29%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) ForeScout
3 3 (10.71%) Lumesse
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Splunk
3 3 (10.71%) Thycotic
3 3 (10.71%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (7.14%) hybris
4 2 (7.14%) Perforce
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) Alteryx
5 1 (3.57%) Avaya
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau
5 1 (3.57%) Talend
5 1 (3.57%) Xerox