Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 256 442 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 19.44% 25.04% 21.90%
As % of the General category 61.39% 52.74% 56.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 223 156
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% +8.97%
10th Percentile £250 £295 £274
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £390 £425
% change year-on-year +8.97% -8.24% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 7
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £16.93 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.01% +53.91% -1.70%
10th Percentile £11.34 £11.42 £10.23
90th Percentile £17.70 £18.00 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -21.94% +56.52% +2.77%

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 417 838 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 31.66% 47.48% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 307 232
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £390 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -6.08% +7.86%
10th Percentile £254 £234 £213
90th Percentile £575 £527 £540
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £397 £415
% change year-on-year +7.12% -4.40% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 11
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.47 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.55% +70.64% -6.95%
10th Percentile £12.07 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £24.30 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.53 £19.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -25.51% +30.00% -7.69%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 71 (27.73%) Microsoft
2 61 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (17.58%) Project Management
4 44 (17.19%) Security Cleared
5 43 (16.80%) PRINCE2
6 40 (15.63%) Oracle
7 38 (14.84%) SC Cleared
8 37 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
9 36 (14.06%) ITIL
10 32 (12.50%) Java
11 29 (11.33%) Windows
12 26 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (9.77%) Active Directory
14 23 (8.98%) JavaScript
15 21 (8.20%) SQL
15 21 (8.20%) Banking
16 20 (7.81%) C#
17 19 (7.42%) .NET
17 19 (7.42%) SLA
17 19 (7.42%) Service Management
17 19 (7.42%) DV Cleared
17 19 (7.42%) DevOps
18 18 (7.03%) Financial Institution
18 18 (7.03%) Spring
19 17 (6.64%) Change Management
19 17 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
19 17 (6.64%) Jenkins
20 16 (6.25%) Waterfall

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 14 (5.47%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.91%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.73%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (2.73%) Confluence
4 6 (2.34%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.95%) Apache
6 4 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.17%) CMS
8 2 (0.78%) Drupal
8 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.78%) WordPress
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.39%) CICS
9 1 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.39%) IIS
9 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.47%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.34%) Temenos T24
2 4 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (1.56%) TIBCO iProcess
3 3 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.17%) Primavera
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.78%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.69%) PaaS
3 10 (3.91%) OpenShift
4 7 (2.73%) SaaS
5 5 (1.95%) IaaS
6 3 (1.17%) GitHub
6 3 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.34%) Firewall
2 4 (1.56%) SAN
3 3 (1.17%) HTTP
3 3 (1.17%) Network Security
4 2 (0.78%) ATM
4 2 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.78%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.39%) Broadband
5 1 (0.39%) DNS
5 1 (0.39%) Intranet
5 1 (0.39%) NAS
5 1 (0.39%) Skype
5 1 (0.39%) SSH
5 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.47%) DB2
2 7 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.34%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.95%) Big Data
5 4 (1.56%) MySQL
5 4 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.78%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.78%) Impala
7 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.78%) NuoDB
7 2 (0.78%) Redis
8 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.39%) HBase
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (6.64%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.86%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.69%) JIRA
4 7 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.95%) Android Studio
5 5 (1.95%) Moq
5 5 (1.95%) MSTest
5 5 (1.95%) Selenium
6 3 (1.17%) Appium
6 3 (1.17%) git-flow
6 3 (1.17%) GitLab
7 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.39%) Calabash
8 1 (0.39%) Capybara
8 1 (0.39%) Gradle
8 1 (0.39%) Introscope
8 1 (0.39%) Maven
8 1 (0.39%) MSI
8 1 (0.39%) Subversion
8 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (8.20%) Banking
2 18 (7.03%) Financial Institution
3 12 (4.69%) Automotive
3 12 (4.69%) Retail
4 10 (3.91%) Legal
5 5 (1.95%) German Language
6 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.17%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.17%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Billing
8 2 (0.78%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.78%) French Language
8 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (18.36%) Analyst
2 44 (17.19%) Developer
3 34 (13.28%) Project Manager
4 16 (6.25%) Project Officer
4 16 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 15 (5.86%) Business Analyst
6 14 (5.47%) Architect
7 10 (3.91%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (3.91%) Designer
7 10 (3.91%) IT Manager
7 10 (3.91%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.52%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
9 8 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (2.73%) Administrator
10 7 (2.73%) Service Analyst
10 7 (2.73%) Services Delivery Manager
10 7 (2.73%) Technical Support
10 7 (2.73%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.42%) .NET
2 18 (7.03%) Spring
3 13 (5.08%) ASP.NET
4 12 (4.69%) AngularJS
5 10 (3.91%) LDAP
5 10 (3.91%) XML
6 9 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (2.73%) HTML
8 6 (2.34%) CSS
8 6 (2.34%) Spring Boot
9 5 (1.95%) Angular 2
9 5 (1.95%) CSS3
9 5 (1.95%) JSON
9 5 (1.95%) Kafka
9 5 (1.95%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (1.56%) HTML5
10 4 (1.56%) Java EE
10 4 (1.56%) Node.js
10 4 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.73%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.73%) PKI
5 6 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.56%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.56%) User Experience
8 2 (0.78%) IVR
9 1 (0.39%) CCTV
9 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) Robotics
9 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.33%) Windows
2 16 (6.25%) Linux
3 14 (5.47%) Unix
4 7 (2.73%) Android
5 5 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.95%) Solaris
5 5 (1.95%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.17%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) AIX
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (17.58%) Project Management
3 43 (16.80%) PRINCE2
4 37 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (14.06%) ITIL
6 19 (7.42%) DevOps
6 19 (7.42%) Service Management
7 17 (6.64%) Change Management
8 16 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 16 (6.25%) TDD
8 16 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 15 (5.86%) Business Analysis
10 14 (5.47%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (5.47%) Risk Management
10 14 (5.47%) Test Automation
11 12 (4.69%) Customer Requirements
11 12 (4.69%) MVC
12 11 (4.30%) Change Control
13 10 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.91%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.50%) Java
2 23 (8.98%) JavaScript
3 21 (8.20%) SQL
4 20 (7.81%) C#
5 9 (3.52%) Python
6 8 (3.13%) Ruby
7 5 (1.95%) Scala
8 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.56%) C++
8 4 (1.56%) COBOL
8 4 (1.56%) XPath
9 3 (1.17%) Apple Swift
9 3 (1.17%) Go
9 3 (1.17%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.78%) Korn
10 2 (0.78%) Perl
10 2 (0.78%) PHP
10 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 38 (14.84%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.42%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.69%) Degree
5 11 (4.30%) APMP
6 10 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (3.52%) ISEB
8 7 (2.73%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (1.56%) CISSP
9 4 (1.56%) SSCP
10 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.78%) HNC
11 2 (0.78%) HND
11 2 (0.78%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.78%) PMP
12 1 (0.39%) MCSE
12 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.42%) SLA
2 9 (3.52%) QA
3 7 (2.73%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.34%) PMO
5 3 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (9.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.17%) Docker
3 2 (0.78%) HDFS
3 2 (0.78%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.78%) XenApp
3 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (5.08%) SCCM
2 6 (2.34%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.56%) Ansible
4 2 (0.78%) Control-M
5 1 (0.39%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.39%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.39%) SCOM
5 1 (0.39%) Terraform
5 1 (0.39%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (27.73%) Microsoft
2 40 (15.63%) Oracle
3 11 (4.30%) SAP
4 10 (3.91%) IBM
5 7 (2.73%) Apple
5 7 (2.73%) VMware
6 6 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.56%) HP
7 4 (1.56%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.56%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.56%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.17%) Avaya
8 3 (1.17%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.17%) Cisco
8 3 (1.17%) Citrix
8 3 (1.17%) Google
8 3 (1.17%) hybris
8 3 (1.17%) NetApp
9 2 (0.78%) CA
9 2 (0.78%) Juniper