Period
to 20 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 20 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 171 232 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 24.29% 25.86% 19.28%
As % of the General category 60.64% 61.38% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 170 108
Northamptonshire median daily rate £360 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £312
90th Percentile £500 £575 £554
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -11.76% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £13.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £25.50 £10.44
% change year-on-year +15.69% +144.25% -5.09%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 282 378 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 40.06% 42.14% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 270 176
Northamptonshire median daily rate £373 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.35% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £243 £281 £269
90th Percentile £500 £562 £566
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +134.62% +26.12%
10th Percentile £42.50 £14.91 £11.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £39.15 £36.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.64 £21.50 £16.06
% change year-on-year -36.56% +33.91% +52.90%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Northamptonshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Northamptonshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Northamptonshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Northamptonshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -1 144 £375 -16.67% 19
Daventry - 2 £190 -
Finance
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 79 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (29.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (28.07%) Banking
4 31 (18.13%) HTML
4 31 (18.13%) SQL
4 31 (18.13%) JavaScript
5 29 (16.96%) Java
6 24 (14.04%) CSS
6 24 (14.04%) JIRA
6 24 (14.04%) User Experience
7 23 (13.45%) Project Management
8 22 (12.87%) Scrum
9 21 (12.28%) Test Automation
10 20 (11.70%) Microsoft
11 19 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
11 19 (11.11%) TDD
11 19 (11.11%) Git (software)
11 19 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (10.53%) Wireframes
12 18 (10.53%) JSON
13 17 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (9.94%) SDLC
13 17 (9.94%) Axure RP
14 16 (9.36%) Windows
15 15 (8.77%) Web Services
15 15 (8.77%) Degree
16 14 (8.19%) Retail
16 14 (8.19%) Spring
16 14 (8.19%) SOAP
16 14 (8.19%) Apple iOS

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 11 (6.43%) Confluence
2 6 (3.51%) IIS
2 6 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.17%) SAS
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.58%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.85%) InVision
3 8 (4.68%) UserZoom
4 7 (4.09%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (1.17%) InDesign
6 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.58%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (0.58%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.58%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (2.92%) npm
3 3 (1.75%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.17%) Office 365
4 2 (1.17%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.17%) Yammer
5 1 (0.58%) FinancialForce
5 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.17%) Skype
2 1 (0.58%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.02%) Hadoop
2 11 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.85%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.34%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.17%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.58%) Big Data
8 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.58%) MySQL
8 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 24 (14.04%) JIRA
2 19 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.94%) Axure RP
4 14 (8.19%) Jenkins
5 12 (7.02%) JUnit
6 10 (5.85%) SonarQube
6 10 (5.85%) Subversion
7 9 (5.26%) Gradle
8 6 (3.51%) Maven
9 5 (2.92%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.92%) Xcode
10 4 (2.34%) Grunt
10 4 (2.34%) gulp
10 4 (2.34%) JProfiler
11 3 (1.75%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.75%) JSUnit
12 1 (0.58%) Ant
12 1 (0.58%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.58%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 48 (28.07%) Banking
2 14 (8.19%) Retail
3 11 (6.43%) Corporate Banking
4 10 (5.85%) Legal
5 7 (4.09%) Marketing
6 3 (1.75%) Advertising
6 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.75%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.17%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.17%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.17%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (21.64%) Developer
2 21 (12.28%) Analyst
3 16 (9.36%) Java Developer
3 16 (9.36%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.02%) Designer
4 12 (7.02%) Scrum Master
5 10 (5.85%) Change Manager
6 9 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.26%) User Experience Researcher
7 7 (4.09%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.09%) UI Designer
7 7 (4.09%) UI Developer
8 6 (3.51%) Applications Support
9 5 (2.92%) iOS Developer
9 5 (2.92%) Objective-C Developer
10 4 (2.34%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (2.34%) Deployment Analyst
10 4 (2.34%) IT Analyst
10 4 (2.34%) IT Support
10 4 (2.34%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.13%) HTML
2 24 (14.04%) CSS
3 18 (10.53%) JSON
4 15 (8.77%) Web Services
5 14 (8.19%) SOAP
5 14 (8.19%) Spring
6 12 (7.02%) XML
7 11 (6.43%) Hibernate
7 11 (6.43%) jQuery
8 10 (5.85%) Ajax
8 10 (5.85%) Node.js
9 8 (4.68%) HTML5
9 8 (4.68%) REST
10 7 (4.09%) CSS3
10 7 (4.09%) J2EE
10 7 (4.09%) React
10 7 (4.09%) Velocity
11 6 (3.51%) Java EE
11 6 (3.51%) JPA
12 5 (2.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.04%) User Experience
2 19 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.60%) Credit Risk
3 13 (7.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.75%) Animation
4 3 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.75%) PMI
5 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.17%) Fintech
6 1 (0.58%) APACS
6 1 (0.58%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.58%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.58%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.36%) Windows
2 14 (8.19%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.43%) Unix
4 10 (5.85%) Android
5 5 (2.92%) Linux
5 5 (2.92%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.92%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.92%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (29.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (13.45%) Project Management
4 22 (12.87%) Scrum
5 21 (12.28%) Test Automation
6 19 (11.11%) TDD
7 18 (10.53%) Wireframes
8 17 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (9.94%) SDLC
9 14 (8.19%) Prototyping
10 13 (7.60%) Kanban
10 13 (7.60%) Project Planning
10 13 (7.60%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.02%) ETL
11 12 (7.02%) ITIL
11 12 (7.02%) OO
11 12 (7.02%) PRINCE2
12 11 (6.43%) Change Management
12 11 (6.43%) User Stories
12 11 (6.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.13%) JavaScript
1 31 (18.13%) SQL
2 29 (16.96%) Java
3 6 (3.51%) Java 8
4 5 (2.92%) Apple Swift
4 5 (2.92%) Objective-C
5 4 (2.34%) C#
6 3 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.75%) VB
6 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.75%) VB6
6 3 (1.75%) VBA
7 2 (1.17%) ABAP
7 2 (1.17%) Python
7 2 (1.17%) Ruby
8 1 (0.58%) C
8 1 (0.58%) Jython
8 1 (0.58%) Perl
8 1 (0.58%) PHP
8 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (8.77%) Degree
2 11 (6.43%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (4.68%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.92%) PMP
5 4 (2.34%) ISEB
6 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) PMO
2 10 (5.85%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.75%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) IFRS
4 1 (0.58%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.58%) Grafana
2 1 (0.58%) Kibana
2 1 (0.58%) logstash
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.02%) Adobe
3 10 (5.85%) Ab Initio
3 10 (5.85%) Cloudera
4 9 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
5 8 (4.68%) Perforce
6 7 (4.09%) Oracle
6 7 (4.09%) SAP
7 5 (2.92%) Apple
7 5 (2.92%) Capita
8 3 (1.75%) Google
9 2 (1.17%) Infor
9 2 (1.17%) Pega
9 2 (1.17%) Sage
9 2 (1.17%) Talend
10 1 (0.58%) IFS
10 1 (0.58%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.58%) Teradata
10 1 (0.58%) Xero