Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 85 212 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 19.68% 25.51% 24.33%
As % of the General category 49.42% 59.05% 58.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 142 135
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £311 £288 £283
90th Percentile £488 £500 £521
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.08 £12.30 £20.55
% change year-on-year -1.83% -40.13% +125.15%

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 172 359 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 39.81% 43.20% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 238 220
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £400 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.04% -0.88%
10th Percentile £234 £276 £220
90th Percentile £494 £516 £525
East Midlands median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.38 - £12.22
10th Percentile £12.66 - £10.54
90th Percentile £48.75 - £14.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £14.88 £18.18
% change year-on-year -4.03% -18.13% +13.59%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 63 £375 -6.25% 12
Kettering -4 1 £350 -26.32%
Wellingborough - 1 - - 3
Finance
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 17 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (18.82%) Banking
5 14 (16.47%) Project Management
6 13 (15.29%) C#
6 13 (15.29%) DevOps
7 12 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (14.12%) .NET
7 12 (14.12%) ITIL
8 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 10 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
9 9 (10.59%) PMO
9 9 (10.59%) SQL
9 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework
10 8 (9.41%) Control-M
10 8 (9.41%) IIS
10 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
10 8 (9.41%) AWS
10 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (8.24%) User Stories
11 7 (8.24%) JIRA
11 7 (8.24%) LINQ
11 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (8.24%) .NET Core
11 7 (8.24%) User Experience
12 6 (7.06%) Acceptance Criteria
12 6 (7.06%) Scrum
12 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management

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 8 (9.41%) IIS
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.35%) Sketch
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe XD
4 1 (1.18%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) AWS
2 6 (7.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.71%) GCP
3 4 (4.71%) Google App Engine
4 3 (3.53%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (3.53%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (3.53%) Serverless
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (1.18%) Coveralls
6 1 (1.18%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) SMS
2 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon Aurora
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.18%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.18%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.18%) Power BI
5 1 (1.18%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.18%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.24%) JIRA
3 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.53%) Selenium
4 3 (3.53%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.18%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (1.18%) ER Studio
5 1 (1.18%) ERwin
5 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.18%) Gradle
5 1 (1.18%) JMeter
5 1 (1.18%) JUnit
5 1 (1.18%) Maven
5 1 (1.18%) Protractor
5 1 (1.18%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.18%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (18.82%) Banking
2 4 (4.71%) Retail Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.18%) Local Government
5 1 (1.18%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Analyst
2 11 (12.94%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.59%) Developer
4 7 (8.24%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (8.24%) C# Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.06%) PMO Lead
6 5 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Governance Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Risk Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.53%) Deployment Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Designer
8 3 (3.53%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
2 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.24%) .NET Core
3 7 (8.24%) LINQ
4 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (5.88%) Entity Framework
4 5 (5.88%) Middleware
4 5 (5.88%) Web Services
4 5 (5.88%) WPF
5 4 (4.71%) CSS
5 4 (4.71%) HTML
6 3 (3.53%) CSS3
6 3 (3.53%) HTML5
6 3 (3.53%) jQuery
6 3 (3.53%) Node.js
6 3 (3.53%) SignalR
6 3 (3.53%) WCF
7 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) User Experience
3 6 (7.06%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.53%) RIA
5 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.35%) Animation
5 2 (2.35%) Blog
5 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.18%) CCTV
6 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) Android
2 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.18%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 17 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (16.47%) Project Management
5 13 (15.29%) DevOps
6 12 (14.12%) ITIL
7 10 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (8.24%) User Stories
9 6 (7.06%) ITIL V3
9 6 (7.06%) ITSM
9 6 (7.06%) Kanban
9 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.06%) Process Improvement
9 6 (7.06%) Programme Management
9 6 (7.06%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (7.06%) Scrum
9 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) C#
2 9 (10.59%) SQL
3 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.88%) Java
6 4 (4.71%) Python
7 2 (2.35%) Go
8 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.18%) Groovy
8 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.18%) VBScript
8 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
1 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (4.71%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.71%) PMP
3 2 (2.35%) ACCA
3 2 (2.35%) CIMA
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) PMO
2 5 (5.88%) PSD2
3 4 (4.71%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Control-M
2 5 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.88%) Puppet
3 4 (4.71%) Ansible
3 4 (4.71%) Consul
3 4 (4.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) BMC
2 4 (4.71%) Remedy
3 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe
4 1 (1.18%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.18%) Sage
4 1 (1.18%) Tableau
4 1 (1.18%) Teradata
4 1 (1.18%) TOWER Software