Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 286 312 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.86% 22.69% 29.74%
As % of the General category 45.83% 65.14% 59.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 143 206
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.68% +2.75% +14.70%
10th Percentile £260 £258 £288
90th Percentile £548 £538 £521
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.41% +2.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.03 - £12.00
10th Percentile £10.56 - £10.94
90th Percentile £24.30 - £13.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.03 £22.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -28.78% +87.50% -44.83%

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 624 479 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 38.98% 34.84% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 233 312
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £260 £213 £276
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 8
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £9.65 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.53% -19.58% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.80 £8.58 £10.06
90th Percentile £25.00 £16.30 £15.10
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £13.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +64.32% -19.46%

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 23 April 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 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 98 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (22.73%) Banking
3 49 (17.13%) Microsoft
4 47 (16.43%) Oracle
5 41 (14.34%) Security Cleared
6 40 (13.99%) Linux
7 39 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
8 37 (12.94%) SQL
8 37 (12.94%) SC Cleared
9 36 (12.59%) JIRA
10 35 (12.24%) Java
10 35 (12.24%) Project Management
11 34 (11.89%) SQL Server
12 33 (11.54%) TDD
12 33 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (11.19%) Microsoft Project
13 32 (11.19%) PRINCE2
13 32 (11.19%) Unix
14 29 (10.14%) Windows
14 29 (10.14%) C#
14 29 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
14 29 (10.14%) AngularJS
15 26 (9.09%) ITIL
16 25 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
16 25 (8.74%) Jenkins
16 25 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (8.04%) JavaScript
17 23 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (8.04%) Financial Institution

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 (7.69%) Confluence
2 12 (4.20%) OpenStack
3 11 (3.85%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.80%) SAS
4 8 (2.80%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.75%) IIS
7 4 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.40%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.05%) CMS
8 3 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) Apache
10 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (11.19%) Microsoft Project
3 25 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (4.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (3.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.35%) Revit
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.35%) Staffware
4 1 (0.35%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.24%) OpenShift
4 14 (4.90%) IaaS
5 12 (4.20%) PaaS
6 8 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.70%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.35%) GitHub
10 1 (0.35%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.35%) Office 365
10 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.10%) Internet
2 4 (1.40%) ATM
2 4 (1.40%) Firewall
2 4 (1.40%) SAN
3 3 (1.05%) LAN
3 3 (1.05%) VLAN
3 3 (1.05%) WAN
4 2 (0.70%) BGP
4 2 (0.70%) DHCP
4 2 (0.70%) DNS
4 2 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.70%) OSPF
4 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.35%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (0.35%) PBX
5 1 (0.35%) PSTN
5 1 (0.35%) SMS
5 1 (0.35%) SSL
5 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.69%) Big Data
3 21 (7.34%) DB2
3 21 (7.34%) Hadoop
4 16 (5.59%) MongoDB
5 15 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.85%) MySQL
7 9 (3.15%) DB2 UDB
7 9 (3.15%) Impala
8 8 (2.80%) Apache Hive
8 8 (2.80%) Redis
9 6 (2.10%) Data Lake
9 6 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.10%) QlikView
10 5 (1.75%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.75%) NuoDB
10 5 (1.75%) PowerCenter
11 4 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (12.59%) JIRA
2 25 (8.74%) Jenkins
3 22 (7.69%) Selenium
4 15 (5.24%) GitLab
5 14 (4.90%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.50%) WebDriver
7 9 (3.15%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.15%) Moq
7 9 (3.15%) MSTest
8 6 (2.10%) Maven
9 5 (1.75%) Appium
9 5 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.75%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.40%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.40%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.05%) Calabash
11 3 (1.05%) Protractor
11 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.70%) Jasmine
General
1 65 (22.73%) Banking
2 23 (8.04%) Financial Institution
2 23 (8.04%) Retail
3 16 (5.59%) Spanish Language
4 14 (4.90%) Marketing
5 11 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.80%) Automotive
6 8 (2.80%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.45%) Electronics
7 7 (2.45%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.75%) Back Office
8 5 (1.75%) Legal
9 4 (1.40%) Advertising
9 4 (1.40%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.05%) Front Office
11 1 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.35%) German Language
11 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (20.63%) Developer
2 56 (19.58%) Analyst
3 18 (6.29%) Project Manager
4 17 (5.94%) Project Officer
5 16 (5.59%) .NET Developer
5 16 (5.59%) Architect
5 16 (5.59%) Consultant
6 15 (5.24%) Delivery Manager
7 13 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 13 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 10 (3.50%) Administrator
8 10 (3.50%) Service Manager
8 10 (3.50%) Services Delivery Manager
8 10 (3.50%) Test Analyst
9 9 (3.15%) Big Data Developer
9 9 (3.15%) DBA
9 9 (3.15%) Service Analyst
9 9 (3.15%) Web Developer
10 8 (2.80%) C# Developer
10 8 (2.80%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.14%) AngularJS
2 21 (7.34%) .NET
3 15 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 13 (4.55%) Web Services
5 11 (3.85%) REST
6 10 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (3.50%) HTML
6 10 (3.50%) Kafka
6 10 (3.50%) Spring
6 10 (3.50%) Spring Boot
7 8 (2.80%) CSS
7 8 (2.80%) WCF
8 6 (2.10%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.10%) jQuery
8 6 (2.10%) RESTful
8 6 (2.10%) YAML
9 5 (1.75%) Node.js
9 5 (1.75%) SOAP
9 5 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.80%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.10%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.40%) Clustering
9 3 (1.05%) User Experience
10 2 (0.70%) CCTV
10 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) Fintech
10 2 (0.70%) FMCG
10 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) Social Media
11 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.99%) Linux
2 32 (11.19%) Unix
3 29 (10.14%) Windows
4 10 (3.50%) Solaris
5 9 (3.15%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.75%) Android
6 5 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.40%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.40%) zOS
8 3 (1.05%) AIX
8 3 (1.05%) MVS
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (12.24%) Project Management
3 33 (11.54%) TDD
4 32 (11.19%) PRINCE2
5 29 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (9.09%) ITIL
7 23 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (8.04%) Test Automation
8 22 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (7.34%) DevOps
10 18 (6.29%) CRM
11 17 (5.94%) Scrum
12 16 (5.59%) MVC
12 16 (5.59%) Risk Management
13 15 (5.24%) Process Improvement
14 14 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (4.90%) Service Delivery
15 13 (4.55%) Change Management
15 13 (4.55%) Migration
15 13 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.94%) SQL
2 35 (12.24%) Java
3 29 (10.14%) C#
4 23 (8.04%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.55%) Python
6 11 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 10 (3.50%) Ruby
8 9 (3.15%) Korn
8 9 (3.15%) Scala
9 7 (2.45%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.10%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.10%) VB
10 6 (2.10%) VBA
11 5 (1.75%) Go
11 5 (1.75%) JCL
12 4 (1.40%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.40%) COBOL
13 2 (0.70%) C++
13 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (14.34%) Security Cleared
2 37 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.34%) Degree
4 17 (5.94%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.45%) ISEB
6 6 (2.10%) APMP
6 6 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.40%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.40%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.40%) PMP
9 2 (0.70%) APMG
9 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.35%) CCIE
10 1 (0.35%) CCNA
10 1 (0.35%) CCNP
10 1 (0.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.59%) QA
2 14 (4.90%) PMO
3 10 (3.50%) SLA
4 8 (2.80%) GDPR
5 6 (2.10%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.45%) Docker
3 6 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.75%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.35%) GPFS
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (6.99%) Ansible
2 7 (2.45%) SCCM
3 5 (1.75%) Oozie
3 5 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.40%) Control-M
5 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.70%) Kibana
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.70%) SCOM
5 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.35%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.35%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.35%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 49 (17.13%) Microsoft
2 47 (16.43%) Oracle
3 20 (6.99%) IBM
4 13 (4.55%) Remedy
4 13 (4.55%) SAP
5 12 (4.20%) Cloudera
5 12 (4.20%) VMware
6 7 (2.45%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.10%) Google
7 6 (2.10%) Teradata
8 5 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.40%) Pega
10 3 (1.05%) CA
10 3 (1.05%) Cisco
10 3 (1.05%) F5
11 2 (0.70%) Cognos
11 2 (0.70%) EMC
11 2 (0.70%) Fiserv
11 2 (0.70%) HP
11 2 (0.70%) Nimsoft