Period
to 18 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 291 440 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 19.84% 26.22% 23.77%
As % of the General category 55.85% 59.30% 55.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 187 178
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £400 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -3.96% +11.07%
10th Percentile £250 £284 £290
90th Percentile £576 £525 £523
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 10
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £16.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.01% +41.08% -53.29%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.81 £10.23
90th Percentile £17.87 £18.00 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -17.35% +41.67% -23.81%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 521 742 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 35.51% 44.22% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 278 260
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -2.44% +5.81%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £225
90th Percentile £575 £525 £523
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £393 £410
% change year-on-year +8.28% -4.27% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 12
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £16.93 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.01% +47.22% +12.86%
10th Percentile £12.56 £8.96 £9.12
90th Percentile £34.63 £20.00 £14.70
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £19.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.69% +30.00% -59.18%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Milton Keynes

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Milton Keynes

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Milton Keynes

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Finance.

1 64 (21.99%) Microsoft
1 64 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.21%) Project Management
3 48 (16.49%) Security Cleared
4 45 (15.46%) ITIL
5 44 (15.12%) Oracle
6 41 (14.09%) PRINCE2
6 41 (14.09%) Banking
7 40 (13.75%) SC Cleared
8 34 (11.68%) Linux
8 34 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (11.00%) Java
10 30 (10.31%) SQL
11 29 (9.97%) Service Management
12 28 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
13 27 (9.28%) DB2
13 27 (9.28%) Unix
13 27 (9.28%) Jenkins
14 26 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (8.93%) Degree
15 25 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
15 25 (8.59%) Change Management
16 24 (8.25%) Python
16 24 (8.25%) Microsoft Project
16 24 (8.25%) Windows
16 24 (8.25%) JIRA
17 23 (7.90%) DV Cleared
17 23 (7.90%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (7.56%) SLA
18 22 (7.56%) Test Automation

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 16 (5.50%) SharePoint
1 16 (5.50%) WebSphere
2 14 (4.81%) Confluence
3 11 (3.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.06%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.72%) Apache
5 5 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.72%) IIS
5 5 (1.72%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.69%) CMS
7 2 (0.69%) Drupal
7 2 (0.69%) WordPress
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.34%) CICS
8 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.34%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (8.25%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (4.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (2.75%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.34%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (2.06%) Temenos T24
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.03%) Primavera
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.69%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.34%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.90%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.87%) OpenShift
3 16 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (4.47%) PaaS
5 7 (2.41%) SaaS
6 5 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.37%) IaaS
8 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.69%) GitHub
8 2 (0.69%) npm
9 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.75%) SAN
2 5 (1.72%) Firewall
3 2 (0.69%) ATM
3 2 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (0.69%) LAN
3 2 (0.69%) Network Security
3 2 (0.69%) NX-OS
3 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) Broadband
4 1 (0.34%) DHCP
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) NAS
4 1 (0.34%) SSH
4 1 (0.34%) SSL
4 1 (0.34%) VLAN
4 1 (0.34%) WAN
4 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.28%) DB2
2 16 (5.50%) MongoDB
2 16 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (4.47%) MySQL
4 10 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (3.44%) DB2 UDB
5 8 (2.75%) Redis
5 8 (2.75%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.06%) Big Data
7 6 (2.06%) NuoDB
8 5 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.37%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.03%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.03%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.69%) Impala
Development Applications
1 27 (9.28%) Jenkins
2 24 (8.25%) JIRA
3 19 (6.53%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.47%) GitLab
5 7 (2.41%) Selenium
6 4 (1.37%) Android Studio
6 4 (1.37%) Calabash
6 4 (1.37%) Maven
6 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.03%) Appium
7 3 (1.03%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.03%) Mocha
7 3 (1.03%) Protractor
7 3 (1.03%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.69%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.69%) Capybara
8 2 (0.69%) git-flow
General
1 41 (14.09%) Banking
2 21 (7.22%) Financial Institution
3 13 (4.47%) Retail
3 13 (4.47%) Spanish Language
4 9 (3.09%) Automotive
5 8 (2.75%) Legal
6 6 (2.06%) Marketing
7 5 (1.72%) German Language
8 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.03%) Back Office
9 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.69%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.69%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) Front Office
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (16.15%) Analyst
2 42 (14.43%) Developer
3 33 (11.34%) Project Manager
4 23 (7.90%) Architect
5 15 (5.15%) Administrator
5 15 (5.15%) Project Officer
5 15 (5.15%) Service Manager
6 14 (4.81%) Business Analyst
7 13 (4.47%) Designer
8 12 (4.12%) Service Analyst
9 11 (3.78%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (3.44%) DBA
10 10 (3.44%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.75%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.75%) Services Delivery Manager
11 8 (2.75%) Software Developer
11 8 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (2.41%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (2.41%) Service Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.47%) .NET
2 11 (3.78%) Spring
2 11 (3.78%) YAML
3 10 (3.44%) RESTful
3 10 (3.44%) Web Services
4 9 (3.09%) LDAP
5 8 (2.75%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.75%) XML
6 7 (2.41%) Node.js
7 6 (2.06%) CSS
7 6 (2.06%) CSS3
7 6 (2.06%) HTML
8 5 (1.72%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.72%) JSON
8 5 (1.72%) Kafka
8 5 (1.72%) REST
9 4 (1.37%) LAMP
9 4 (1.37%) SOAP
9 4 (1.37%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.03%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.50%) Mainframe
3 14 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.41%) PKI
6 6 (2.06%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.72%) User Experience
8 4 (1.37%) Clustering
8 4 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.03%) CCTV
9 3 (1.03%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) CMDB
11 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.68%) Linux
2 27 (9.28%) Unix
3 24 (8.25%) Windows
4 13 (4.47%) Solaris
5 7 (2.41%) Android
6 6 (2.06%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.72%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.72%) zOS
8 4 (1.37%) AIX
9 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.21%) Project Management
3 45 (15.46%) ITIL
4 41 (14.09%) PRINCE2
5 34 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (9.97%) Service Management
7 25 (8.59%) Change Management
8 22 (7.56%) Test Automation
9 21 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (7.22%) TDD
10 20 (6.87%) Waterfall
11 19 (6.53%) Business Analysis
12 18 (6.19%) DevOps
13 17 (5.84%) Service Delivery
14 15 (5.15%) Change Control
14 15 (5.15%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (4.81%) Process Improvement
16 13 (4.47%) Migration
16 13 (4.47%) Open Source
16 13 (4.47%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.00%) Java
2 30 (10.31%) SQL
3 24 (8.25%) Python
4 18 (6.19%) Ruby
5 14 (4.81%) Bash Shell
6 13 (4.47%) C#
7 12 (4.12%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.75%) Korn
8 8 (2.75%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.41%) COBOL
10 5 (1.72%) C++
10 5 (1.72%) Scala
11 4 (1.37%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.37%) Go
11 4 (1.37%) JCL
12 3 (1.03%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.69%) Groovy
13 2 (0.69%) Perl
13 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (16.49%) Security Cleared
2 40 (13.75%) SC Cleared
3 26 (8.93%) Degree
4 23 (7.90%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.44%) APMP
6 9 (3.09%) ISEB
7 8 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.06%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.03%) CISSP
11 3 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.03%) SSCP
12 2 (0.69%) HNC
12 2 (0.69%) HND
12 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.69%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.56%) SLA
2 16 (5.50%) PMO
3 15 (5.15%) QA
4 7 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.41%) Docker
3 4 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.69%) HDFS
4 2 (0.69%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.34%) GPFS
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.15%) Ansible
2 8 (2.75%) SCCM
3 6 (2.06%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.69%) Control-M
4 2 (0.69%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.69%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.69%) Terraform
4 2 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.34%) Kibana
5 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 44 (15.12%) Oracle
3 19 (6.53%) IBM
4 13 (4.47%) SAP
5 10 (3.44%) VMware
6 8 (2.75%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.06%) Google
8 5 (1.72%) HP
8 5 (1.72%) Remedy
8 5 (1.72%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.37%) Apple
9 4 (1.37%) Cisco
10 3 (1.03%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.03%) hybris
10 3 (1.03%) NetApp
10 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.69%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.69%) Tableau
11 2 (0.69%) TSYS
11 2 (0.69%) Xamarin