Period
to 18 November 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 18 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 182 155 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.67% 22.56% 28.89%
As % of the General category 58.33% 57.41% 63.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 120 218
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -4.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £309 £281 £311
90th Percentile £513 £532 £566
East Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +0.13% -3.61% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.30 £9.25 £9.13
% change year-on-year +32.97% +1.37% -22.34%

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 312 270 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 37.14% 39.30% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 190 343
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £297 £206 £306
90th Percentile £550 £532 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 £10.59 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.71% -78.18% +254.73%
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £13.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year -9.81% -13.38% +26.73%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -2 143 £391 -5.78% 16
Kettering +1 3 £475 +63.79%
Finance
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 95 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.18%) Banking
3 42 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (18.68%) User Experience
6 30 (16.48%) Scrum
7 29 (15.93%) User Stories
8 25 (13.74%) Project Management
8 25 (13.74%) Waterfall
9 24 (13.19%) Git (software)
10 23 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (12.09%) Usability Testing
11 22 (12.09%) Java
12 21 (11.54%) Ethnography
12 21 (11.54%) Ethnographic Research
13 19 (10.44%) Business Analysis
14 18 (9.89%) JavaScript
14 18 (9.89%) Benchmarking
14 18 (9.89%) Guerrilla Testing
14 18 (9.89%) UserZoom
15 16 (8.79%) SQL
15 16 (8.79%) JIRA
16 15 (8.24%) Programme Management
16 15 (8.24%) HTML
16 15 (8.24%) Test Automation
16 15 (8.24%) Node.js
16 15 (8.24%) Co-Creation
16 15 (8.24%) Task Model
17 14 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
18 13 (7.14%) DevOps

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 3 (1.65%) Confluence
1 3 (1.65%) WebSphere
1 3 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.10%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.10%) Marvel
2 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.10%) SAS
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.55%) Drupal
3 1 (0.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.55%) JBoss
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (9.89%) UserZoom
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.65%) BASE24
2 3 (1.65%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (1.10%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.55%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.20%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.10%) IaaS
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.10%) npm
3 2 (1.10%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.55%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.75%) Internet
2 4 (2.20%) SAN
2 4 (2.20%) SSL
3 3 (1.65%) DNS
3 3 (1.65%) Firewall
3 3 (1.65%) HTTP
4 2 (1.10%) ATM
4 2 (1.10%) DHCP
4 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.85%) Blockchain
1 7 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.75%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.20%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.65%) Big Data
4 3 (1.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.10%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (1.10%) NuoDB
5 2 (1.10%) OLAP
5 2 (1.10%) Redis
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.55%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.55%) GIS
6 1 (0.55%) HBase
6 1 (0.55%) OLTP
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.55%) QlikView
6 1 (0.55%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.79%) JIRA
3 13 (7.14%) Selenium
4 11 (6.04%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.95%) Jasmine
6 8 (4.40%) Protractor
7 7 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.85%) Visual Studio Code
7 7 (3.85%) WebStorm
8 6 (3.30%) Axure RP
9 5 (2.75%) SonarQube
10 4 (2.20%) JUnit
10 4 (2.20%) Subversion
10 4 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.65%) Gradle
11 3 (1.65%) Grunt
11 3 (1.65%) gulp
12 2 (1.10%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (1.10%) webpack
General
1 44 (24.18%) Banking
2 6 (3.30%) Legal
3 4 (2.20%) Marketing
4 3 (1.65%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.10%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Front Office
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (21.98%) Developer
2 28 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 27 (14.84%) Analyst
4 22 (12.09%) User Experience Researcher
5 12 (6.59%) Business Analyst
6 11 (6.04%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.95%) Financial Analyst
8 8 (4.40%) Agile Project Manager
8 8 (4.40%) Designer
8 8 (4.40%) Service Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) Angular Developer
9 7 (3.85%) UI Developer
10 5 (2.75%) Architect
10 5 (2.75%) Consultant
10 5 (2.75%) Copywriter
10 5 (2.75%) Scrum Master
10 5 (2.75%) UX Designer
11 4 (2.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (2.20%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.20%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.24%) HTML
1 15 (8.24%) Node.js
2 13 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 12 (6.59%) CSS
4 11 (6.04%) CSS3
4 11 (6.04%) HTML5
5 9 (4.95%) Spring
6 8 (4.40%) jQuery
6 8 (4.40%) Sass
6 8 (4.40%) Web Services
7 7 (3.85%) Angular 2
8 6 (3.30%) .NET
8 6 (3.30%) XML
9 5 (2.75%) J2EE
9 5 (2.75%) React
9 5 (2.75%) SOAP
9 5 (2.75%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.20%) Ajax
10 4 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (2.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (18.68%) User Experience
3 10 (5.49%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.75%) Fintech
5 4 (2.20%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.65%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.65%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.65%) NHS
6 3 (1.65%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.10%) Clustering
7 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.10%) PMI
7 2 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.10%) Tandem
8 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) CMDB
8 1 (0.55%) DataPower
8 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.04%) Windows
2 10 (5.49%) Linux
3 5 (2.75%) Unix
4 4 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.65%) Android
6 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.55%) AIX
7 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.55%) Solaris
7 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (16.48%) Scrum
4 29 (15.93%) User Stories
5 25 (13.74%) Project Management
5 25 (13.74%) Waterfall
6 23 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (12.09%) Usability Testing
8 21 (11.54%) Ethnographic Research
8 21 (11.54%) Ethnography
9 19 (10.44%) Business Analysis
10 18 (9.89%) Benchmarking
10 18 (9.89%) Guerrilla Testing
11 15 (8.24%) Co-Creation
11 15 (8.24%) Programme Management
11 15 (8.24%) Task Model
11 15 (8.24%) Test Automation
12 14 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
13 13 (7.14%) DevOps
14 12 (6.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.09%) Java
2 18 (9.89%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.79%) SQL
4 8 (4.40%) Python
5 7 (3.85%) TypeScript
6 5 (2.75%) C#
7 3 (1.65%) Java 8
7 3 (1.65%) Java 9
7 3 (1.65%) VB
8 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.10%) C++
8 2 (1.10%) ES6
8 2 (1.10%) Jython
8 2 (1.10%) Korn
8 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.55%) Groovy
9 1 (0.55%) Ruby
9 1 (0.55%) Scala
9 1 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (4.95%) Degree
2 4 (2.20%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.10%) ACCA
3 2 (1.10%) CIMA
3 2 (1.10%) PMP
4 1 (0.55%) MCSE
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.55%) OCP
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) PMO
2 3 (1.65%) PSD2
2 3 (1.65%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) GDPR
3 1 (0.55%) IFRS
3 1 (0.55%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (3.30%) Docker
2 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.55%) Firmware
3 1 (0.55%) HDFS
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) Ansible
1 2 (1.10%) CA Wily
1 2 (1.10%) Nessus
1 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.55%) Control-M
2 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.55%) Mesos
2 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.55%) Oozie
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.55%) Puppet
2 1 (0.55%) Salt
2 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (4.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.85%) IBM
3 6 (3.30%) SAP
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle
5 4 (2.20%) Adobe
6 3 (1.65%) HP
6 3 (1.65%) Tableau
7 2 (1.10%) Pega
7 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.10%) VMware
8 1 (0.55%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.55%) Apple
8 1 (0.55%) Brocade
8 1 (0.55%) Civica
8 1 (0.55%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.55%) ESRI
8 1 (0.55%) Google
8 1 (0.55%) Infor
8 1 (0.55%) Perforce
8 1 (0.55%) Symantec