Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 131 275 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.20% 29.35% 24.17%
As % of the General category 54.13% 65.32% 59.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 219 129
Northamptonshire median daily rate £369 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.06% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £254 £306 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £415 £424
% change year-on-year -6.02% -2.06% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £11.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £8.81 £9.13 £12.88
% change year-on-year -3.42% -29.13% +29.53%

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 242 421 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 39.16% 44.93% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 328 197
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
10th Percentile £213 £300 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £30.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.30% +183.72% -17.31%
10th Percentile £10.29 £14.91 £9.03
90th Percentile £11.85 £41.35 £12.90
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.83 £15.55 £16.06
% change year-on-year -23.94% -3.16% +53.78%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -1 102 £390 -13.33% 9
Kettering - 3 £290 - 3
Daventry - 2 - -
Corby - 1 - - 8
Finance
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 41 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.48%) Banking
3 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
4 24 (18.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (17.56%) SQL
6 22 (16.79%) Java
7 20 (15.27%) Microsoft Office
8 19 (14.50%) Git (software)
9 18 (13.74%) HTML
9 18 (13.74%) JavaScript
10 17 (12.98%) Oracle
10 17 (12.98%) TDD
11 15 (11.45%) SQL Server
11 15 (11.45%) Test Automation
12 14 (10.69%) Migration
13 13 (9.92%) Project Management
13 13 (9.92%) JUnit
13 13 (9.92%) CSS
13 13 (9.92%) Web Services
13 13 (9.92%) Windows
13 13 (9.92%) User Experience
14 12 (9.16%) Jenkins
14 12 (9.16%) ERP
14 12 (9.16%) Scrum
14 12 (9.16%) Spring
15 11 (8.40%) JIRA
15 11 (8.40%) Service Management
15 11 (8.40%) ITIL
15 11 (8.40%) SOAP
15 11 (8.40%) SAP

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 6 (4.58%) IIS
2 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.53%) Confluence
3 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.76%) Apache
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.76%) JBoss
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.34%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (3.05%) InVision
3 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.29%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.53%) InDesign
5 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.76%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (3.82%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.53%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.53%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.76%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (3.05%) SaaS
3 3 (2.29%) GitHub
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) FinancialForce
4 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.76%) npm
4 1 (0.76%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Firewall
1 1 (0.76%) HTTP
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
1 1 (0.76%) SAN
1 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.34%) RDBMS
2 7 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (14.50%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.92%) JUnit
3 12 (9.16%) Jenkins
4 11 (8.40%) Axure RP
4 11 (8.40%) JIRA
5 5 (3.82%) Gradle
5 5 (3.82%) Maven
6 4 (3.05%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.05%) SonarQube
6 4 (3.05%) Subversion
6 4 (3.05%) Xcode
7 3 (2.29%) JProfiler
7 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.76%) Ant
9 1 (0.76%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.76%) JMeter
9 1 (0.76%) NUnit
9 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 36 (27.48%) Banking
2 4 (3.05%) Legal
3 3 (2.29%) Marketing
4 2 (1.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Billing
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (22.14%) Analyst
2 22 (16.79%) Developer
3 13 (9.92%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.63%) Java Developer
5 9 (6.87%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.11%) Applications Support
7 6 (4.58%) Scrum Master
8 5 (3.82%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Designer
8 5 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Integration Manager
9 4 (3.05%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Objective-C Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.29%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.29%) Administrator
10 3 (2.29%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.74%) HTML
2 13 (9.92%) CSS
2 13 (9.92%) Web Services
3 12 (9.16%) Spring
4 11 (8.40%) SOAP
5 10 (7.63%) Hibernate
6 9 (6.87%) JPA
6 9 (6.87%) REST
7 8 (6.11%) JSON
8 7 (5.34%) .NET
8 7 (5.34%) Middleware
9 5 (3.82%) Java EE
9 5 (3.82%) Spring Boot
10 4 (3.05%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.05%) Ajax
10 4 (3.05%) Cocoa
10 4 (3.05%) J2EE
10 4 (3.05%) XML
10 4 (3.05%) X-Windows
11 3 (2.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) User Experience
2 8 (6.11%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.53%) Animation
4 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.76%) NHS
5 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.92%) Windows
2 6 (4.58%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.82%) Linux
4 4 (3.05%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.05%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.53%) Android
7 1 (0.76%) Unix
7 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (12.98%) TDD
4 15 (11.45%) Test Automation
5 14 (10.69%) Migration
6 13 (9.92%) Project Management
7 12 (9.16%) ERP
7 12 (9.16%) Scrum
8 11 (8.40%) ITIL
8 11 (8.40%) Service Management
8 11 (8.40%) Wireframes
9 10 (7.63%) ITSM
10 8 (6.11%) BDD
10 8 (6.11%) DevOps
10 8 (6.11%) OO
10 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.11%) Release Management
11 7 (5.34%) Prototyping
11 7 (5.34%) Strategic Thinking
11 7 (5.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.56%) SQL
2 22 (16.79%) Java
3 18 (13.74%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.34%) C#
5 5 (3.82%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.05%) Apple Swift
6 4 (3.05%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.05%) Ruby
7 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.29%) Python
8 2 (1.53%) ABAP
8 2 (1.53%) C
8 2 (1.53%) VB
8 2 (1.53%) VB6
8 2 (1.53%) VBA
9 1 (0.76%) Jython
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (7.63%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (6.11%) ISEB
3 5 (3.82%) Degree
4 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.76%) ACCA
5 1 (0.76%) CFA
5 1 (0.76%) CIMA
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.76%) PMP
5 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) PMO
2 4 (3.05%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (8.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.76%) Kibana
Vendors
1 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.98%) Oracle
3 11 (8.40%) SAP
4 10 (7.63%) Adobe
5 7 (5.34%) Perforce
6 5 (3.82%) Capita
7 4 (3.05%) Apple
8 3 (2.29%) Infor
9 2 (1.53%) Cognos
9 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.76%) Citrix
10 1 (0.76%) Epicor
10 1 (0.76%) Google
10 1 (0.76%) IBM
10 1 (0.76%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.76%) Sage
10 1 (0.76%) Siebel
10 1 (0.76%) Teradata