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 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 184 174 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.70% 25.93% 25.42%
As % of the General category 58.41% 55.77% 61.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 95 81
Median daily rate £425 £411 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% +11.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £523 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.57% -  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 315 312 346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 42.28% 46.50% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 252 266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £251 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 0
Median hourly rate £9.08 £11.12 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.37% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Finance.

1 117 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (21.94%) Banking
3 70 (19.94%) Scrum
4 68 (19.37%) Security Cleared
5 65 (18.52%) ITIL
6 64 (18.23%) Java
7 58 (16.52%) SC Cleared
8 51 (14.53%) Project Management
9 49 (13.96%) Microsoft
10 47 (13.39%) Oracle
11 43 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (12.25%) Jenkins
12 41 (11.68%) SAP
12 41 (11.68%) Windows
13 38 (10.83%) PRINCE2
13 38 (10.83%) Programme Management
14 36 (10.26%) Git (software)
15 35 (9.97%) Linux
16 34 (9.69%) JavaScript
16 34 (9.69%) DV Cleared
17 33 (9.40%) Marketing
17 33 (9.40%) SQL
17 33 (9.40%) REST
18 32 (9.12%) HTML
18 32 (9.12%) Telecoms
19 31 (8.83%) Manufacturing
19 31 (8.83%) Electronics
19 31 (8.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 31 (8.83%) Digital Marketing
19 31 (8.83%) Node.js

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 (4.56%) WebSphere
2 13 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 9 (2.56%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.28%) CMS
6 7 (1.99%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.99%) Drupal
6 7 (1.99%) Liferay
7 6 (1.71%) Alfresco
7 6 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.42%) SAS
9 4 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.14%) IIS
10 3 (0.85%) Apache
10 3 (0.85%) Confluence
10 3 (0.85%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.57%) JBoss
11 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.57%) WildFly
Applications
1 29 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (4.56%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 31 (8.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (2.85%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.14%) Staffware
4 3 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.57%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.28%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.99%) OpenShift
3 11 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.56%) PaaS
5 7 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.71%) IaaS
6 6 (1.71%) SaaS
7 3 (0.85%) Office 365
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.84%) Internet
2 10 (2.85%) Firewall
3 7 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (1.71%) DNS
4 6 (1.71%) WAN
5 5 (1.42%) Intranet
6 4 (1.14%) ATM
6 4 (1.14%) DHCP
6 4 (1.14%) LDAP
7 3 (0.85%) HTTP
7 3 (0.85%) LAN
7 3 (0.85%) SAN
8 2 (0.57%) SSL
8 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.28%) ADSL
9 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.28%) MPLS
9 1 (0.28%) SMS
9 1 (0.28%) VoIP
9 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.84%) MongoDB
2 15 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (3.42%) Big Data
3 12 (3.42%) DB2
4 10 (2.85%) Hadoop
4 10 (2.85%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (2.56%) Apache Hive
5 9 (2.56%) Impala
5 9 (2.56%) MySQL
5 9 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.99%) HBase
6 7 (1.99%) Sqoop
7 6 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.42%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.14%) Redis
10 3 (0.85%) DB2 UDB
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.57%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (12.25%) Jenkins
2 36 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.27%) JIRA
4 10 (2.85%) MSI
4 10 (2.85%) Selenium
5 9 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.28%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.71%) Introscope
7 6 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.71%) Protractor
8 5 (1.42%) Calabash
8 5 (1.42%) JUnit
9 4 (1.14%) GitLab
9 4 (1.14%) HP UFT
9 4 (1.14%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.85%) Mocha
10 3 (0.85%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.57%) Jasmine
General
1 77 (21.94%) Banking
2 33 (9.40%) Marketing
3 32 (9.12%) Telecoms
4 31 (8.83%) Electronics
4 31 (8.83%) Manufacturing
5 27 (7.69%) Retail
6 12 (3.42%) Spanish Language
7 9 (2.56%) Automotive
8 5 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.42%) German Language
9 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (23.65%) Developer
2 66 (18.80%) Analyst
3 27 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 24 (6.84%) Java Developer
5 22 (6.27%) Architect
6 21 (5.98%) Financial Analyst
7 19 (5.41%) Business Analyst
8 18 (5.13%) Test Analyst
9 15 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (3.70%) Tester
10 13 (3.70%) Trainer
11 12 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (3.13%) Service Architect
13 10 (2.85%) Node.js Developer
13 10 (2.85%) Test Manager
14 9 (2.56%) Designer
14 9 (2.56%) IT Manager
14 9 (2.56%) Service Analyst
15 8 (2.28%) Delivery Manager
15 8 (2.28%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.40%) REST
2 32 (9.12%) HTML
3 31 (8.83%) Node.js
4 28 (7.98%) SOAP
5 27 (7.69%) Spring
6 23 (6.55%) AngularJS
7 20 (5.70%) HTML5
8 18 (5.13%) CSS
9 17 (4.84%) CSS3
9 17 (4.84%) JSON
10 16 (4.56%) RESTful
11 15 (4.27%) Web Services
12 14 (3.99%) Swagger
13 12 (3.42%) LESS
13 12 (3.42%) Sass
14 11 (3.13%) Spring Boot
15 10 (2.85%) OAuth
15 10 (2.85%) Redux
16 9 (2.56%) Java EE
17 8 (2.28%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.70%) User Experience
4 12 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.42%) Online Banking
5 10 (2.85%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.71%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.71%) e-Health
9 5 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.57%) Clustering
11 2 (0.57%) CMDB
11 2 (0.57%) Fintech
11 2 (0.57%) iPad
11 2 (0.57%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.68%) Windows
2 35 (9.97%) Linux
3 19 (5.41%) Unix
4 11 (3.13%) Windows Vista
5 7 (1.99%) Android
6 5 (1.42%) AIX
6 5 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.14%) Solaris
7 4 (1.14%) zOS
8 3 (0.85%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.85%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.57%) MVS
9 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (19.94%) Scrum
3 65 (18.52%) ITIL
4 51 (14.53%) Project Management
5 43 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (10.83%) PRINCE2
6 38 (10.83%) Programme Management
7 31 (8.83%) Digital Marketing
8 28 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (7.98%) TDD
9 27 (7.69%) Service Management
10 26 (7.41%) Test Automation
11 25 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (6.84%) DevOps
13 23 (6.55%) Microservices
14 22 (6.27%) Service Delivery
15 20 (5.70%) SOA
16 18 (5.13%) Change Management
16 18 (5.13%) Service Design
17 17 (4.84%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (18.23%) Java
2 34 (9.69%) JavaScript
3 33 (9.40%) SQL
4 23 (6.55%) Python
5 16 (4.56%) Ruby
6 11 (3.13%) Perl
7 9 (2.56%) Scala
7 9 (2.56%) VB
8 7 (1.99%) C#
9 6 (1.71%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.14%) C++
10 4 (1.14%) VBA
11 3 (0.85%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.85%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.57%) ABAP
12 2 (0.57%) Groovy
12 2 (0.57%) PHP
13 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 68 (19.37%) Security Cleared
2 58 (16.52%) SC Cleared
3 34 (9.69%) DV Cleared
4 20 (5.70%) ISEB
5 14 (3.99%) Degree
6 11 (3.13%) ISTQB
7 10 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.71%) CISM
10 5 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.85%) ACCA
12 3 (0.85%) APMG
12 3 (0.85%) APMP
12 3 (0.85%) CIMA
12 3 (0.85%) CISSP
12 3 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.57%) CISA
13 2 (0.57%) CISMP
13 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.84%) PMO
2 20 (5.70%) SLA
3 16 (4.56%) QA
4 11 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.85%) COBIT
5 3 (0.85%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.57%) GDPR
7 1 (0.28%) EFQM
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.28%) P3O
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.99%) Apache Flume
2 7 (1.99%) HDFS
3 6 (1.71%) Docker
4 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (4.56%) Ansible
2 12 (3.42%) SCCM
3 9 (2.56%) CA Wily
3 9 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (1.99%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (1.42%) SCOM
6 4 (1.14%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.14%) Oozie
7 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.57%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.28%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.28%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.28%) Puppet
9 1 (0.28%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 47 (13.39%) Oracle
3 41 (11.68%) SAP
4 22 (6.27%) IBM
5 12 (3.42%) VMware
6 11 (3.13%) Remedy
7 9 (2.56%) CA
8 8 (2.28%) Cloudera
8 8 (2.28%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.99%) Nimsoft
10 6 (1.71%) HP
10 6 (1.71%) OpenText
11 5 (1.42%) Apigee
11 5 (1.42%) Cognos
11 5 (1.42%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.42%) NetQoS
11 5 (1.42%) WSO2
12 4 (1.14%) Avaya
12 4 (1.14%) Citrix
12 4 (1.14%) Pega
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