Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 197 157 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 23.94% 22.53% 27.53%
As % of the General category 58.98% 58.58% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 119 188
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £291 £281 £325
90th Percentile £513 £533 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £415 £425
% change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.30 £9.70 £9.13
% change year-on-year +26.80% +6.30% -12.60%

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 334 268 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 40.58% 38.45% 47.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 194 303
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% -
10th Percentile £279 £210 £313
90th Percentile £525 £529 £588
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 £10.59 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.71% -80.58% +233.44%
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £14.43 £13.60
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.14% +13.29%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 £398 -6.47% 18
Daventry +2 3 £190 -
Kettering -2 2 £475 +63.79%
Finance
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 92 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.29%) Project Management
3 36 (18.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (16.24%) Banking
5 31 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (14.72%) Java
7 28 (14.21%) Git (software)
8 27 (13.71%) Scrum
9 25 (12.69%) User Experience
10 24 (12.18%) Waterfall
10 24 (12.18%) JavaScript
11 23 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (11.17%) SDLC
13 21 (10.66%) Business Analysis
14 20 (10.15%) HTML
14 20 (10.15%) Test Automation
15 19 (9.64%) Change Management
16 18 (9.14%) Risk Management
17 17 (8.63%) SQL
17 17 (8.63%) CSS
17 17 (8.63%) PRINCE2
18 16 (8.12%) Node.js
19 15 (7.61%) OO
19 15 (7.61%) Linux
19 15 (7.61%) JIRA
19 15 (7.61%) Spring
20 14 (7.11%) Degree
20 14 (7.11%) Windows
20 14 (7.11%) Web Services
20 14 (7.11%) ITIL

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 4 (2.03%) Confluence
1 4 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.02%) IIS
3 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.02%) SAS
3 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.51%) JBoss
4 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.54%) UserZoom
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.02%) InVision
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) BASE24
1 3 (1.52%) SAP FI-GL
2 2 (1.02%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (1.02%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.51%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.54%) npm
1 5 (2.54%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.02%) IaaS
2 2 (1.02%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.03%) Internet
2 3 (1.52%) Firewall
2 3 (1.52%) HTTP
2 3 (1.52%) SSL
3 2 (1.02%) ATM
3 2 (1.02%) SAN
3 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) LAN
4 1 (0.51%) NAS
4 1 (0.51%) Skype
4 1 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.55%) Blockchain
2 5 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.54%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.03%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.52%) Big Data
4 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.02%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (1.02%) NuoDB
5 2 (1.02%) Redis
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.51%) GIS
6 1 (0.51%) HBase
6 1 (0.51%) MySQL
6 1 (0.51%) OLAP
6 1 (0.51%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 28 (14.21%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.61%) JIRA
3 12 (6.09%) Selenium
3 12 (6.09%) SonarQube
4 10 (5.08%) Subversion
5 9 (4.57%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.06%) Jasmine
7 7 (3.55%) Axure RP
7 7 (3.55%) Protractor
7 7 (3.55%) Visual Studio Code
7 7 (3.55%) WebStorm
8 6 (3.05%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.05%) JUnit
9 5 (2.54%) Gradle
9 5 (2.54%) Grunt
9 5 (2.54%) gulp
10 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.52%) Maven
11 2 (1.02%) NUnit
11 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (16.24%) Banking
2 12 (6.09%) Legal
3 8 (4.06%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.54%) Marketing
5 3 (1.52%) Advertising
6 2 (1.02%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (24.87%) Developer
2 36 (18.27%) Project Manager
3 29 (14.72%) Analyst
4 18 (9.14%) Java Developer
5 17 (8.63%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.08%) Designer
7 9 (4.57%) Financial Analyst
7 9 (4.57%) Scrum Master
7 9 (4.57%) UI Developer
8 8 (4.06%) Agile Project Manager
8 8 (4.06%) Service Analyst
9 6 (3.05%) Angular Developer
9 6 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.05%) User Experience Researcher
10 5 (2.54%) Change Manager
10 5 (2.54%) Copywriter
10 5 (2.54%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (2.03%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.03%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.15%) HTML
2 17 (8.63%) CSS
3 16 (8.12%) Node.js
4 15 (7.61%) Spring
5 14 (7.11%) HTML5
5 14 (7.11%) Web Services
6 12 (6.09%) AngularJS
6 12 (6.09%) CSS3
6 12 (6.09%) jQuery
6 12 (6.09%) JSON
7 11 (5.58%) XML
8 10 (5.08%) .NET
8 10 (5.08%) SOAP
9 9 (4.57%) Java EE
10 8 (4.06%) Ajax
10 8 (4.06%) Hibernate
10 8 (4.06%) Sass
10 8 (4.06%) Velocity
11 7 (3.55%) Angular 2
11 7 (3.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (12.69%) User Experience
3 11 (5.58%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.54%) Fintech
4 5 (2.54%) PMI
5 4 (2.03%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.52%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.02%) Clustering
7 2 (1.02%) CMDB
7 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.02%) NHS
7 2 (1.02%) Tandem
8 1 (0.51%) APACS
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.51%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.51%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.61%) Linux
2 14 (7.11%) Windows
3 7 (3.55%) Mac OS
4 5 (2.54%) Unix
5 4 (2.03%) Android
5 4 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.51%) AIX
7 1 (0.51%) Solaris
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.29%) Project Management
3 36 (18.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (13.71%) Scrum
5 24 (12.18%) Waterfall
6 23 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (11.17%) SDLC
8 21 (10.66%) Business Analysis
9 20 (10.15%) Test Automation
10 19 (9.64%) Change Management
11 18 (9.14%) Risk Management
12 17 (8.63%) PRINCE2
13 15 (7.61%) OO
14 14 (7.11%) ITIL
14 14 (7.11%) User Stories
15 12 (6.09%) Programme Management
15 12 (6.09%) TDD
16 11 (5.58%) Acceptance Criteria
17 10 (5.08%) Front End Development
17 10 (5.08%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.72%) Java
2 24 (12.18%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.63%) SQL
4 8 (4.06%) C#
5 7 (3.55%) TypeScript
6 6 (3.05%) Python
7 5 (2.54%) VB
8 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.03%) R
8 4 (2.03%) VBA
9 3 (1.52%) Java 8
9 3 (1.52%) Java 9
9 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.52%) VB6
10 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.02%) C++
10 2 (1.02%) ES6
10 2 (1.02%) Jython
10 2 (1.02%) Korn
11 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.11%) Degree
2 11 (5.58%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.05%) PMP
4 4 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) ACCA
6 2 (1.02%) CIMA
6 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.51%) ISEB
7 1 (0.51%) MCSE
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.51%) OCP
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.57%) PMO
2 4 (2.03%) PSD2
2 4 (2.03%) SLA
3 2 (1.02%) IFRS
3 2 (1.02%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.02%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.51%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (2.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.02%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.02%) Puppet
2 2 (1.02%) SCOM
2 2 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.51%) Ansible
3 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.51%) Mesos
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.51%) Oozie
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.51%) Salt
3 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.55%) SAP
3 6 (3.05%) IBM
4 5 (2.54%) Adobe
5 4 (2.03%) Oracle
5 4 (2.03%) Perforce
6 3 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.52%) HP
7 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.02%) Sage
8 1 (0.51%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.51%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.51%) Apple
8 1 (0.51%) Brocade
8 1 (0.51%) Civica
8 1 (0.51%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.51%) ESRI
8 1 (0.51%) Google
8 1 (0.51%) Infor
8 1 (0.51%) Pega