Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 320 262 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 19.79% 20.61% 30.32%
As % of the General category 46.31% 59.82% 62.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 144 209
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £295 £258 £273
90th Percentile £576 £550 £613
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £413 £391
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.63% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 9
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 - £11.38
10th Percentile £10.72 - £9.00
90th Percentile £24.10 - £16.05
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £11.69
% change year-on-year -10.00% +71.09% -4.26%

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 691 438 823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 42.73% 34.46% 48.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 236 313
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £261 £214 £261
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 14
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £9.65 £11.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.53% -13.76% -25.40%
10th Percentile £10.48 £8.58 £8.65
90th Percentile £25.00 £16.30 £16.18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% +29.31% +18.76%

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 24 February 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

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 121 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (20.00%) Banking
3 49 (15.31%) Java
4 45 (14.06%) SQL
5 43 (13.44%) Microsoft
5 43 (13.44%) TDD
6 41 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
6 41 (12.81%) Windows
7 40 (12.50%) JIRA
8 36 (11.25%) Oracle
8 36 (11.25%) DevOps
9 35 (10.94%) Security Cleared
10 33 (10.31%) SC Cleared
11 32 (10.00%) Jenkins
12 31 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (9.69%) JavaScript
13 30 (9.38%) C#
13 30 (9.38%) Linux
14 29 (9.06%) SQL Server
14 29 (9.06%) Retail
15 28 (8.75%) Hadoop
15 28 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
15 28 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
15 28 (8.75%) PRINCE2
15 28 (8.75%) Microsoft Excel
15 28 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
15 28 (8.75%) Big Data
15 28 (8.75%) AngularJS
16 27 (8.44%) Financial Institution
16 27 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management

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 22 (6.88%) Confluence
2 16 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 15 (4.69%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (2.50%) WordPress
5 7 (2.19%) SAS
6 5 (1.56%) NServiceBus
6 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.94%) CMS
7 3 (0.94%) IIS
7 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (8.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 28 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.63%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.31%) Staffware
3 1 (0.31%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.31%) PaaS
4 15 (4.69%) OpenShift
5 14 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (4.38%) IaaS
6 10 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.56%) Office 365
8 2 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.63%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.50%) Internet
2 7 (2.19%) Firewall
3 5 (1.56%) ATM
4 3 (0.94%) LAN
5 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.63%) VLAN
5 2 (0.63%) VoIP
5 2 (0.63%) WAN
5 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.31%) DHCP
6 1 (0.31%) DNS
6 1 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.31%) Frame Relay
6 1 (0.31%) FTP
6 1 (0.31%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (0.31%) NAS
6 1 (0.31%) Network Security
6 1 (0.31%) VPN
6 1 (0.31%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.75%) Big Data
2 28 (8.75%) Hadoop
3 14 (4.38%) DB2
4 13 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.75%) Redis
6 11 (3.44%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.81%) Impala
9 8 (2.50%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.19%) Data Lake
10 7 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.88%) MySQL
11 6 (1.88%) PowerCenter
11 6 (1.88%) QlikView
11 6 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.25%) NuoDB
12 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 40 (12.50%) JIRA
2 32 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 23 (7.19%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.19%) Selenium
4 14 (4.38%) GitLab
5 12 (3.75%) WebDriver
6 11 (3.44%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.19%) Appium
8 7 (2.19%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.88%) Moq
9 6 (1.88%) MSTest
10 5 (1.56%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.56%) Maven
11 4 (1.25%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.94%) Calabash
12 3 (0.94%) PhantomJS
12 3 (0.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 64 (20.00%) Banking
2 29 (9.06%) Retail
3 27 (8.44%) Financial Institution
4 25 (7.81%) Marketing
5 19 (5.94%) Telecoms
6 16 (5.00%) Retail Banking
7 15 (4.69%) Automotive
8 12 (3.75%) Electronics
8 12 (3.75%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.50%) Brand Awareness
10 7 (2.19%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (2.19%) Spanish Language
11 6 (1.88%) Back Office
12 4 (1.25%) Advertising
12 4 (1.25%) Front Office
12 4 (1.25%) Legal
13 2 (0.63%) German Language
13 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.31%) Billing
14 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (21.56%) Analyst
2 68 (21.25%) Developer
3 26 (8.13%) Business Analyst
4 20 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 18 (5.63%) Java Developer
5 18 (5.63%) Project Manager
6 15 (4.69%) Architect
7 14 (4.38%) Test Analyst
8 13 (4.06%) Consultant
8 13 (4.06%) Financial Analyst
9 12 (3.75%) .NET Developer
9 12 (3.75%) Project Officer
9 12 (3.75%) Service Analyst
10 10 (3.13%) Service Manager
10 10 (3.13%) Services Delivery Manager
10 10 (3.13%) Tester
11 9 (2.81%) C# Developer
11 9 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.81%) Software Developer
11 9 (2.81%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.75%) AngularJS
2 19 (5.94%) .NET
3 18 (5.63%) HTML
4 17 (5.31%) REST
5 14 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (3.75%) Web Services
7 11 (3.44%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.13%) Spring Boot
8 10 (3.13%) WCF
9 9 (2.81%) CSS
9 9 (2.81%) Kafka
9 9 (2.81%) Node.js
9 9 (2.81%) SOAP
10 8 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (2.50%) RESTful
11 7 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.19%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.88%) jQuery
12 6 (1.88%) XML
13 5 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.13%) Social Media
3 9 (2.81%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.50%) Hedge funds
5 7 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.19%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.88%) User Experience
7 4 (1.25%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.63%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.63%) Fintech
8 2 (0.63%) FMCG
8 2 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.81%) Windows
2 30 (9.38%) Linux
3 23 (7.19%) Unix
4 13 (4.06%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.50%) Android
6 6 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.88%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.94%) MVS
8 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.63%) Solaris
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (13.44%) TDD
3 36 (11.25%) DevOps
4 28 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 28 (8.75%) PRINCE2
5 27 (8.44%) Scrum
5 27 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (7.81%) Project Management
7 22 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (6.56%) Test Automation
9 20 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
9 20 (6.25%) ITIL
10 18 (5.63%) Service Delivery
11 17 (5.31%) BDD
12 16 (5.00%) Process Improvement
12 16 (5.00%) Programme Management
12 16 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (4.69%) MVC
13 15 (4.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (15.31%) Java
2 45 (14.06%) SQL
3 31 (9.69%) JavaScript
4 30 (9.38%) C#
5 18 (5.63%) Ruby
6 13 (4.06%) Scala
7 12 (3.75%) Python
8 7 (2.19%) Go
9 6 (1.88%) Apple Swift
9 6 (1.88%) Perl
9 6 (1.88%) VBA
10 5 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.56%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.56%) VB
11 4 (1.25%) Korn
11 4 (1.25%) PHP
12 3 (0.94%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.63%) JCL
14 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.31%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.94%) Degree
4 14 (4.38%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.81%) ISEB
6 5 (1.56%) APMP
6 5 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.56%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.25%) PMP
7 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.63%) APMG
8 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.31%) CCIE
9 1 (0.31%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.31%) CCNP
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.00%) QA
2 11 (3.44%) GDPR
3 8 (2.50%) PMO
4 7 (2.19%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.19%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (4.06%) Docker
2 12 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.56%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.63%) HDFS
6 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (6.88%) Ansible
2 6 (1.88%) HP ALM
2 6 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.88%) SCCM
3 5 (1.56%) Oozie
4 4 (1.25%) Control-M
5 3 (0.94%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.63%) Kibana
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.63%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.31%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.31%) Puppet
7 1 (0.31%) SCOM
7 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (13.44%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.25%) Oracle
3 23 (7.19%) SAP
4 17 (5.31%) IBM
5 15 (4.69%) Cloudera
6 13 (4.06%) HP
7 12 (3.75%) VMware
8 10 (3.13%) Google
9 9 (2.81%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.50%) Remedy
11 7 (2.19%) Teradata
12 6 (1.88%) CA
13 5 (1.56%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.56%) Nimsoft
14 4 (1.25%) Cisco
15 2 (0.63%) Cognos
15 2 (0.63%) EMC
15 2 (0.63%) Fiserv
15 2 (0.63%) Juniper
15 2 (0.63%) MicroStrategy