Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 302 393 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 19.57% 24.97% 27.39%
As % of the General category 52.25% 62.98% 58.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 162 205
Milton Keynes median daily rate £401 £408 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -1.02% +17.86%
10th Percentile £249 £258 £293
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 7
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £12.30 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.23% +2.50% -70.00%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £20.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -29.75% +66.67% -63.08%

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 578 624 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 37.46% 39.64% 46.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 268 297
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £249 £242 £263
90th Percentile £550 £502 £514
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £396 £410
% change year-on-year +7.46% -3.54% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 9
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £10.67 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.74% +4.20% -37.97%
10th Percentile £11.63 £8.79 £9.51
90th Percentile £37.25 £18.20 £12.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +55.00% +66.67% -70.00%

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 21 July 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 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 75 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (23.18%) Microsoft
3 57 (18.87%) Security Cleared
4 56 (18.54%) Project Management
5 55 (18.21%) Banking
6 54 (17.88%) Oracle
7 50 (16.56%) SC Cleared
8 46 (15.23%) ITIL
9 43 (14.24%) PRINCE2
10 38 (12.58%) Linux
11 36 (11.92%) Unix
11 36 (11.92%) Java
12 35 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
13 33 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (10.60%) SQL
15 31 (10.26%) TDD
16 30 (9.93%) Service Management
16 30 (9.93%) Microsoft Project
17 28 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
18 27 (8.94%) DB2
19 26 (8.61%) JIRA
19 26 (8.61%) Jenkins
20 25 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
21 24 (7.95%) DV Cleared
21 24 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
21 24 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
21 24 (7.95%) Change Management
21 24 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
22 23 (7.62%) SQL Server
22 23 (7.62%) Python

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 (5.30%) Confluence
2 15 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.97%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.30%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.66%) IIS
5 4 (1.32%) Apache
5 4 (1.32%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.99%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.66%) SAS
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.33%) CICS
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.33%) SAP EP
Applications
1 35 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (9.93%) Microsoft Project
3 28 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (3.64%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.33%) Revit
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.66%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.66%) Primavera
4 2 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.66%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.33%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.62%) OpenShift
3 16 (5.30%) PaaS
4 7 (2.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.66%) IaaS
6 3 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.99%) SaaS
7 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.66%) GitHub
7 2 (0.66%) npm
8 1 (0.33%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.32%) SAN
2 4 (1.32%) Firewall
3 2 (0.66%) ATM
3 2 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (0.66%) LAN
3 2 (0.66%) Network Security
3 2 (0.66%) NX-OS
3 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) BGP
4 1 (0.33%) DHCP
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) OSPF
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
4 1 (0.33%) VLAN
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
4 1 (0.33%) Wireless
4 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.94%) DB2
2 23 (7.62%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.96%) MongoDB
4 16 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.30%) Big Data
5 13 (4.30%) MySQL
6 10 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (3.31%) DB2 UDB
7 9 (2.98%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.65%) Redis
9 7 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.99%) Impala
11 5 (1.66%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.66%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.66%) NuoDB
12 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.32%) PowerCenter
13 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (0.99%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 26 (8.61%) Jenkins
1 26 (8.61%) JIRA
2 15 (4.97%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.64%) GitLab
4 11 (3.64%) Selenium
5 9 (2.98%) Moq
5 9 (2.98%) MSTest
6 8 (2.65%) Maven
7 6 (1.99%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.32%) Calabash
9 4 (1.32%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.99%) Mocha
10 3 (0.99%) Protractor
10 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.99%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.66%) Capybara
11 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (18.21%) Banking
2 21 (6.95%) Financial Institution
3 19 (6.29%) Retail
4 16 (5.30%) Spanish Language
5 9 (2.98%) Marketing
6 8 (2.65%) Automotive
7 6 (1.99%) Legal
7 6 (1.99%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.66%) Back Office
8 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.99%) Electronics
10 2 (0.66%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.66%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) Front Office
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (20.86%) Analyst
2 50 (16.56%) Developer
3 29 (9.60%) Project Manager
4 20 (6.62%) Project Officer
5 15 (4.97%) Architect
6 13 (4.30%) .NET Developer
6 13 (4.30%) Service Manager
6 13 (4.30%) Support Analyst
7 12 (3.97%) Java Developer
8 11 (3.64%) Business Analyst
8 11 (3.64%) Designer
8 11 (3.64%) Service Analyst
8 11 (3.64%) Test Analyst
9 10 (3.31%) Administrator
9 10 (3.31%) DBA
9 10 (3.31%) Project Support Officer
9 10 (3.31%) Support Officer
10 9 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (2.98%) IT Manager
10 9 (2.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.96%) AngularJS
2 17 (5.63%) .NET
3 12 (3.97%) ASP.NET
4 11 (3.64%) Web Services
4 11 (3.64%) YAML
5 10 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (2.98%) LDAP
6 9 (2.98%) RESTful
7 7 (2.32%) Node.js
8 6 (1.99%) REST
8 6 (1.99%) Spring
8 6 (1.99%) XML
9 5 (1.66%) HTML
9 5 (1.66%) Kafka
9 5 (1.66%) SOAP
10 4 (1.32%) Angular 2
10 4 (1.32%) CSS
10 4 (1.32%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.63%) Mainframe
3 13 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.66%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.66%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.32%) Clustering
7 4 (1.32%) PKI
8 3 (0.99%) CCTV
8 3 (0.99%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.99%) User Experience
9 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.33%) Fintech
10 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.58%) Linux
2 36 (11.92%) Unix
3 22 (7.28%) Windows
4 16 (5.30%) Solaris
5 5 (1.66%) zOS
6 4 (1.32%) AIX
6 4 (1.32%) Android
6 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.99%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.33%) MVS
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (18.54%) Project Management
3 46 (15.23%) ITIL
4 43 (14.24%) PRINCE2
5 31 (10.26%) TDD
6 30 (9.93%) Service Management
7 25 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (7.95%) Change Management
8 24 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (7.62%) Test Automation
10 20 (6.62%) Waterfall
11 18 (5.96%) CRM
11 18 (5.96%) DevOps
12 17 (5.63%) Business Analysis
12 17 (5.63%) Migration
13 15 (4.97%) Service Delivery
14 13 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (4.30%) Process Improvement
14 13 (4.30%) Risk Management
14 13 (4.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.92%) Java
2 32 (10.60%) SQL
3 23 (7.62%) Python
4 22 (7.28%) Ruby
5 15 (4.97%) Bash Shell
5 15 (4.97%) C#
5 15 (4.97%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.31%) Korn
7 9 (2.98%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.32%) Go
9 6 (1.99%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.66%) COBOL
11 4 (1.32%) JCL
12 3 (0.99%) Scala
13 2 (0.66%) ABAP
13 2 (0.66%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.66%) C++
13 2 (0.66%) Groovy
14 1 (0.33%) VB
14 1 (0.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 57 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 50 (16.56%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.95%) DV Cleared
4 21 (6.95%) Degree
5 8 (2.65%) APMP
5 8 (2.65%) ISEB
5 8 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.66%) APMG
8 2 (0.66%) CISSP
8 2 (0.66%) HNC
8 2 (0.66%) HND
8 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.66%) SSCP
8 2 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.62%) SLA
2 20 (6.62%) PMO
3 16 (5.30%) QA
4 7 (2.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.66%) GDPR
7 1 (0.33%) COBIT
7 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.99%) Docker
3 4 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.66%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.33%) GPFS
6 1 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (4.64%) Ansible
2 7 (2.32%) SCCM
3 5 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.99%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.66%) Control-M
5 2 (0.66%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.33%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.33%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.33%) Kibana
6 1 (0.33%) Oozie
6 1 (0.33%) SCOM
6 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 70 (23.18%) Microsoft
2 54 (17.88%) Oracle
3 16 (5.30%) IBM
3 16 (5.30%) SAP
4 11 (3.64%) Remedy
5 9 (2.98%) VMware
6 8 (2.65%) Google
6 8 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.99%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.66%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.32%) Apple
9 4 (1.32%) Cisco
9 4 (1.32%) Pega
10 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.99%) HP
10 3 (0.99%) hybris
10 3 (0.99%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.66%) Tableau
11 2 (0.66%) TSYS
11 2 (0.66%) Xamarin