Period
to 22 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 172 133 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.97% 21.21% 29.51%
As % of the General category 62.09% 54.29% 65.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 101 219
Northamptonshire median daily rate £413 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -19.44% +2.86%
10th Percentile £316 £256 £306
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £390 £415
% change year-on-year +8.97% -6.02% -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 £13.65 £8.81 £9.13
% change year-on-year +54.89% -3.42% -29.81%

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 277 245 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 35.38% 39.07% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 157 328
Northamptonshire median daily rate £408 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £312 £213 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 £10.59 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.71% -65.30% +183.72%
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.80 £11.83 £15.55
% change year-on-year +8.25% -23.94% -11.16%

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 January 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 January 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 -1 128 £400 +2.56% 20
Kettering -2 3 £475 +63.79%
Finance
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 94 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (29.65%) Banking
3 36 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (19.19%) User Experience
5 31 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (15.12%) Scrum
7 23 (13.37%) Project Management
8 22 (12.79%) Usability Testing
8 22 (12.79%) User Stories
9 21 (12.21%) Waterfall
9 21 (12.21%) Ethnography
9 21 (12.21%) Ethnographic Research
10 18 (10.47%) Guerrilla Testing
10 18 (10.47%) UserZoom
10 18 (10.47%) Benchmarking
10 18 (10.47%) JavaScript
11 17 (9.88%) Java
11 17 (9.88%) Git (software)
12 15 (8.72%) Co-Creation
12 15 (8.72%) Task Model
13 14 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (8.14%) Node.js
13 14 (8.14%) Analytics
13 14 (8.14%) HTML
13 14 (8.14%) SQL Server
13 14 (8.14%) JIRA
14 13 (7.56%) Selenium
14 13 (7.56%) Programme Management
14 13 (7.56%) SQL
15 12 (6.98%) CSS

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 (2.33%) Marvel
2 3 (1.74%) Confluence
3 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.16%) SAS
3 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.58%) Drupal
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (10.47%) UserZoom
2 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.74%) BASE24
3 2 (1.16%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (1.16%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.58%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (4.07%) OpenShift
2 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.16%) IaaS
3 2 (1.16%) npm
3 2 (1.16%) PaaS
4 1 (0.58%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.58%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.91%) DNS
1 5 (2.91%) SAN
2 4 (2.33%) DHCP
2 4 (2.33%) Internet
2 4 (2.33%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.74%) Firewall
4 2 (1.16%) ATM
4 2 (1.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.58%) HTTP
5 1 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.07%) Blockchain
3 6 (3.49%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.91%) Big Data
5 3 (1.74%) DTS
5 3 (1.74%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.74%) SSDT
6 2 (1.16%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.16%) NuoDB
6 2 (1.16%) OLAP
6 2 (1.16%) Power BI
6 2 (1.16%) Redis
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.58%) Aerospike
7 1 (0.58%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.14%) JIRA
3 13 (7.56%) Selenium
4 9 (5.23%) Jasmine
4 9 (5.23%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.65%) Axure RP
5 8 (4.65%) Protractor
6 7 (4.07%) Visual Studio Code
6 7 (4.07%) WebStorm
7 5 (2.91%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.74%) Grunt
8 3 (1.74%) gulp
8 3 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.16%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.16%) Moq
9 2 (1.16%) MSTest
9 2 (1.16%) NUnit
9 2 (1.16%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 51 (29.65%) Banking
2 4 (2.33%) Legal
2 4 (2.33%) Retail Banking
3 3 (1.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.16%) Back Office
4 2 (1.16%) Electronics
4 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.16%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Front Office
5 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (18.02%) Developer
2 26 (15.12%) Project Manager
3 22 (12.79%) Analyst
3 22 (12.79%) User Experience Researcher
4 11 (6.40%) Business Analyst
5 8 (4.65%) Designer
5 8 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 7 (4.07%) Angular Developer
6 7 (4.07%) Consultant
6 7 (4.07%) UI Developer
6 7 (4.07%) UX Designer
7 6 (3.49%) Senior Manager
7 6 (3.49%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (2.91%) Architect
8 5 (2.91%) DBA
8 5 (2.91%) Supplier Manager
9 4 (2.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (2.33%) Relationships Manager
9 4 (2.33%) Supplier Relationship Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.14%) HTML
1 14 (8.14%) Node.js
2 12 (6.98%) AngularJS
2 12 (6.98%) CSS
3 11 (6.40%) CSS3
3 11 (6.40%) HTML5
4 8 (4.65%) jQuery
4 8 (4.65%) Sass
5 7 (4.07%) Angular 2
6 5 (2.91%) Kafka
6 5 (2.91%) React
6 5 (2.91%) Spring
7 4 (2.33%) .NET
7 4 (2.33%) Ajax
7 4 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (2.33%) REST
7 4 (2.33%) Velocity
7 4 (2.33%) XML
8 3 (1.74%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.74%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.19%) User Experience
2 31 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.91%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.91%) Fintech
5 4 (2.33%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.74%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.16%) PMI
7 2 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.16%) Tandem
7 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.58%) DataPower
8 1 (0.58%) FMCG
8 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.23%) Windows
2 6 (3.49%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.74%) Android
3 3 (1.74%) Linux
3 3 (1.74%) Unix
4 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.58%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (15.12%) Scrum
4 23 (13.37%) Project Management
5 22 (12.79%) Usability Testing
5 22 (12.79%) User Stories
6 21 (12.21%) Ethnographic Research
6 21 (12.21%) Ethnography
6 21 (12.21%) Waterfall
7 18 (10.47%) Benchmarking
7 18 (10.47%) Guerrilla Testing
8 15 (8.72%) Co-Creation
8 15 (8.72%) Task Model
9 14 (8.14%) Analytics
9 14 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (7.56%) Programme Management
11 12 (6.98%) Business Analysis
11 12 (6.98%) Test Automation
12 11 (6.40%) Risk Management
13 10 (5.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.47%) JavaScript
2 17 (9.88%) Java
3 13 (7.56%) SQL
4 7 (4.07%) TypeScript
5 5 (2.91%) Python
6 3 (1.74%) C#
7 2 (1.16%) C++
7 2 (1.16%) ES6
7 2 (1.16%) VB
8 1 (0.58%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.58%) Java 8
8 1 (0.58%) Jython
8 1 (0.58%) Korn
8 1 (0.58%) PHP
8 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.58%) R
8 1 (0.58%) Scala
8 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (6.40%) Degree
2 5 (2.91%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.33%) PMP
3 4 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.16%) ACCA
4 2 (1.16%) CIMA
4 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) MCSE
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.58%) OCP
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) PMO
2 6 (3.49%) PSD2
3 2 (1.16%) COBIT
3 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.16%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.74%) Docker
2 3 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) Nessus
2 1 (0.58%) Ansible
2 1 (0.58%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.58%) Control-M
2 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (6.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.91%) AppDynamics
2 5 (2.91%) IBM
2 5 (2.91%) SAP
3 4 (2.33%) Adobe
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle
3 4 (2.33%) Splunk
3 4 (2.33%) VMware
4 2 (1.16%) GFI Software
4 2 (1.16%) HP
4 2 (1.16%) Pega
4 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.16%) Tableau
5 1 (0.58%) Ariba
5 1 (0.58%) Citrix
5 1 (0.58%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (0.58%) Infor
5 1 (0.58%) Informatica
5 1 (0.58%) Intel
5 1 (0.58%) Symantec