Period
to 17 July 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 17 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 193 179 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 24.19% 24.12% 22.03%
As % of the General category 60.12% 58.12% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 134 142
Northamptonshire median daily rate £370 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £286 £299 £325
90th Percentile £500 £534 £554
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £13.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £21.25 £20.55 £9.72
% change year-on-year +3.43% +111.31% -11.61%

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 321 308 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 40.23% 41.51% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 233 235
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - -
10th Percentile £250 £258 £294
90th Percentile £500 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £26.93 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.10% -50.59% +298.61%
10th Percentile £42.50 £15.41 £25.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.39 £76.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £20.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year -26.99% +2.73% +66.67%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -1 175 £375 -11.76% 17
Daventry - 3 £190 -
Finance
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 88 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (26.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (20.73%) Banking
4 36 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (15.03%) Project Management
6 28 (14.51%) SQL
7 26 (13.47%) JavaScript
8 25 (12.95%) User Experience
9 23 (11.92%) JIRA
10 22 (11.40%) HTML
10 22 (11.40%) Java
10 22 (11.40%) Scrum
11 21 (10.88%) Degree
12 20 (10.36%) CSS
12 20 (10.36%) SDLC
12 20 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (9.84%) User Stories
13 19 (9.84%) Git (software)
13 19 (9.84%) Risk Management
14 17 (8.81%) Waterfall
15 16 (8.29%) Test Automation
16 15 (7.77%) Legal
16 15 (7.77%) Change Management
16 15 (7.77%) ITIL
16 15 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (7.77%) JSON
16 15 (7.77%) Psychology
16 15 (7.77%) Retail
17 14 (7.25%) Project Planning
17 14 (7.25%) Business Analysis

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 13 (6.74%) Confluence
2 6 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.07%) IIS
3 4 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.04%) SAS
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (5.70%) InVision
2 10 (5.18%) UserZoom
3 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.52%) BASE24
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.59%) npm
2 3 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.55%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.04%) Office 365
3 2 (1.04%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.04%) Yammer
4 1 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.04%) HTTP
1 2 (1.04%) Skype
1 2 (1.04%) SSL
1 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.52%) ATM
2 1 (0.52%) Firewall
2 1 (0.52%) LAN
2 1 (0.52%) SAN
2 1 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (6.74%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.59%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.07%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.04%) Big Data
6 2 (1.04%) MySQL
6 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.52%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.52%) HBase
7 1 (0.52%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.52%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.52%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (11.92%) JIRA
2 19 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.22%) Axure RP
3 12 (6.22%) SonarQube
4 10 (5.18%) Subversion
5 7 (3.63%) Gradle
6 6 (3.11%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.59%) JUnit
8 4 (2.07%) Grunt
8 4 (2.07%) gulp
9 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.55%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.55%) JSUnit
9 3 (1.55%) Maven
10 2 (1.04%) JProfiler
10 2 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.52%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.52%) Selenium
11 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (20.73%) Banking
2 15 (7.77%) Legal
2 15 (7.77%) Retail
3 11 (5.70%) Corporate Banking
3 11 (5.70%) Marketing
4 7 (3.63%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.04%) Advertising
5 2 (1.04%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.04%) Law
5 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (19.69%) Developer
2 27 (13.99%) Project Manager
3 26 (13.47%) Analyst
4 14 (7.25%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.74%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.22%) Change Manager
6 12 (6.22%) Designer
7 8 (4.15%) Scrum Master
8 7 (3.63%) Agile Project Manager
8 7 (3.63%) Architect
8 7 (3.63%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (3.63%) Service Analyst
8 7 (3.63%) UI Developer
8 7 (3.63%) User Experience Researcher
9 6 (3.11%) Copywriter
9 6 (3.11%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.59%) Applications Support
10 5 (2.59%) Digital Copywriter
10 5 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.07%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.40%) HTML
2 20 (10.36%) CSS
3 15 (7.77%) JSON
4 14 (7.25%) Web Services
5 13 (6.74%) Spring
6 11 (5.70%) Node.js
6 11 (5.70%) SOAP
6 11 (5.70%) XML
7 9 (4.66%) Hibernate
7 9 (4.66%) jQuery
8 8 (4.15%) .NET
8 8 (4.15%) Ajax
8 8 (4.15%) HTML5
9 7 (3.63%) CSS3
9 7 (3.63%) Java EE
9 7 (3.63%) React
9 7 (3.63%) Velocity
10 6 (3.11%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.11%) J2EE
11 4 (2.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (12.95%) User Experience
3 13 (6.74%) Credit Risk
4 6 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.07%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.55%) PMI
8 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.04%) Fintech
8 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.52%) APACS
9 1 (0.52%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.52%) Clustering
9 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.52%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.25%) Windows
2 13 (6.74%) Unix
3 12 (6.22%) Android
3 12 (6.22%) Apple iOS
3 12 (6.22%) Linux
4 7 (3.63%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.52%) AIX
5 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
5 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (26.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (15.03%) Project Management
4 22 (11.40%) Scrum
5 20 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (10.36%) SDLC
6 19 (9.84%) Risk Management
6 19 (9.84%) User Stories
7 17 (8.81%) Waterfall
8 16 (8.29%) Test Automation
9 15 (7.77%) Change Management
9 15 (7.77%) ITIL
9 15 (7.77%) Psychology
10 14 (7.25%) Business Analysis
10 14 (7.25%) Project Planning
10 14 (7.25%) Prototyping
10 14 (7.25%) Wireframes
11 13 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (6.74%) PRINCE2
11 13 (6.74%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.51%) SQL
2 26 (13.47%) JavaScript
3 22 (11.40%) Java
4 7 (3.63%) C#
5 5 (2.59%) Python
5 5 (2.59%) VBA
6 4 (2.07%) Java 8
6 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.07%) R
6 4 (2.07%) VB
6 4 (2.07%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.07%) VB6
7 3 (1.55%) Ruby
8 2 (1.04%) Java 9
9 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.52%) Go
9 1 (0.52%) Groovy
9 1 (0.52%) Korn
9 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (10.88%) Degree
2 8 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (3.63%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.07%) PMP
6 3 (1.55%) ISEB
6 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.18%) PMO
2 9 (4.66%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.55%) SLA
4 2 (1.04%) IFRS
4 2 (1.04%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.04%) QA
5 1 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.52%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.52%) HDFS
2 1 (0.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.04%) Puppet
1 2 (1.04%) SCOM
2 1 (0.52%) Ansible
2 1 (0.52%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.52%) Grafana
2 1 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.52%) Kibana
2 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.52%) logstash
2 1 (0.52%) Mesos
2 1 (0.52%) Oozie
2 1 (0.52%) Salt
2 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (5.70%) Ab Initio
1 11 (5.70%) CA Agile Central
2 10 (5.18%) Cloudera
2 10 (5.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.11%) Perforce
3 6 (3.11%) SAP
4 3 (1.55%) Adobe
4 3 (1.55%) Capita
4 3 (1.55%) Google
5 2 (1.04%) Apple
5 2 (1.04%) HP
5 2 (1.04%) IBM
5 2 (1.04%) Pega
5 2 (1.04%) Sage
6 1 (0.52%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.52%) Kony
6 1 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.52%) Tableau
6 1 (0.52%) Talend
6 1 (0.52%) WSO2