Period
to 11 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 153 174 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.70% 13.67% 14.73%
As % of the General category 29.71% 38.33% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 109 135
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% -4.40%
10th Percentile £143 £302 £315
90th Percentile £636 £590 £588
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £446 £425
% change year-on-year +0.90% +4.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Reading median hourly rate £66.50 £42.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% +124.00% -51.61%
10th Percentile £63.25 £23.35 £15.90
90th Percentile £69.75 £62.65 £20.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £25.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.81% +44.29% -22.22%

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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 515 454 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.64% 35.66% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 241 247
Reading median daily rate £424 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.29% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £143 £250 £225
90th Percentile £584 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 16
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £12.50 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.00% -44.07% -17.22%
10th Percentile £22.78 £10.65 £14.38
90th Percentile £63.45 £17.40 £34.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +48.61% -5.26% -12.64%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Reading

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Reading

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Reading over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Reading

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Finance.

1 42 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 37 (24.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (20.26%) Oracle
3 31 (20.26%) Telecoms
4 28 (18.30%) Microsoft Office
5 26 (16.99%) SAP
5 26 (16.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 24 (15.69%) Workflow
7 21 (13.73%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (12.42%) Degree
10 17 (11.11%) Project Management
10 17 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (9.80%) Marketing
12 14 (9.15%) Migration
13 12 (7.84%) .NET
13 12 (7.84%) Mandarin Language
13 12 (7.84%) Data Entry
14 11 (7.19%) Security Cleared
14 11 (7.19%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
14 11 (7.19%) Java
15 10 (6.54%) SQL
15 10 (6.54%) Manufacturing
15 10 (6.54%) SC Cleared
16 9 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
16 9 (5.88%) SDLC
16 9 (5.88%) Programme Management
16 9 (5.88%) Digital Marketing

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (3.27%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.96%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.31%) CMS
4 1 (0.65%) Confluence
4 1 (0.65%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (24.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (18.30%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (16.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.27%) Eloqua
3 4 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.31%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.31%) Sonata
5 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.65%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Primavera
5 1 (0.65%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.19%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.58%) SaaS
3 2 (1.31%) GitHub
4 1 (0.65%) BlueKai
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.65%) Office 365
4 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.92%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (2.61%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.96%) 2G
3 3 (1.96%) 3G
3 3 (1.96%) 4G
4 2 (1.31%) LTE
4 2 (1.31%) MPLS
4 2 (1.31%) Skype
4 2 (1.31%) Wireless
5 1 (0.65%) BGP
5 1 (0.65%) Broadband
5 1 (0.65%) HTTP
5 1 (0.65%) LAN
5 1 (0.65%) Network Security
5 1 (0.65%) OSPF
5 1 (0.65%) SAN
5 1 (0.65%) SSL
5 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle Smart View
4 3 (1.96%) Power BI
4 3 (1.96%) QlikView
5 2 (1.31%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.31%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.65%) MS Access
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.31%) Maven
4 1 (0.65%) JIRA
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) Toad
General
1 31 (20.26%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.80%) Marketing
3 12 (7.84%) Mandarin Language
4 10 (6.54%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.23%) Electronics
6 6 (3.92%) Legal
7 5 (3.27%) Retail
8 4 (2.61%) Back Office
9 3 (1.96%) Banking
10 2 (1.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.65%) Advertising
11 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (13.07%) Coordinator
1 20 (13.07%) Project Coordinator
2 18 (11.76%) Developer
3 16 (10.46%) Analyst
4 13 (8.50%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.19%) Architect
6 9 (5.88%) Consultant
7 7 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.92%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.92%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.27%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.27%) Marketing Manager
9 5 (3.27%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (3.27%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.61%) Administrator
10 4 (2.61%) Desktop Support
10 4 (2.61%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (2.61%) Junior
10 4 (2.61%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.84%) .NET
2 5 (3.27%) Web Services
3 4 (2.61%) REST
3 4 (2.61%) SOAP
4 3 (1.96%) CSS
4 3 (1.96%) HTML
5 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.31%) J2EE
5 2 (1.31%) jQuery
5 2 (1.31%) React
6 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.65%) Java EE
6 1 (0.65%) Node.js
6 1 (0.65%) React Native
6 1 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.65%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.65%) Spring
6 1 (0.65%) Vue.js
6 1 (0.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.73%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.27%) NHS
4 4 (2.61%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.31%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.65%) EPoS
7 1 (0.65%) Fintech
7 1 (0.65%) HACMP
7 1 (0.65%) LPAR
7 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.58%) Windows
2 5 (3.27%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.61%) Linux
3 4 (2.61%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.96%) Unix
5 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) AIX
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.65%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.69%) Workflow
2 20 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (11.11%) Project Management
3 17 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (9.15%) Migration
5 12 (7.84%) Data Entry
6 9 (5.88%) B2B
6 9 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 9 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 9 (5.88%) SDLC
7 8 (5.23%) Asset Management
7 8 (5.23%) Customer-Centricity
7 8 (5.23%) Service Management
7 8 (5.23%) Time Management
8 7 (4.58%) Data Analysis
8 7 (4.58%) Decision-Making
8 7 (4.58%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.19%) Java
2 10 (6.54%) SQL
3 5 (3.27%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.27%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.61%) C#
5 3 (1.96%) PHP
5 3 (1.96%) Python
6 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.31%) Groovy
7 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.65%) Ruby
7 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (12.42%) Degree
2 11 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.27%) MCDST
4 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.31%) PMP
6 1 (0.65%) APMP
6 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.65%) CCIE
6 1 (0.65%) CCNP
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.65%) ISEB
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) SLA
2 6 (3.92%) PMO
3 4 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.96%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.31%) QA
6 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) SCCM
2 2 (1.31%) Ansible
3 1 (0.65%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 42 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.26%) Oracle
3 26 (16.99%) SAP
4 5 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.61%) Huawei
5 4 (2.61%) IBM
5 4 (2.61%) VMware
6 3 (1.96%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.31%) BT
7 2 (1.31%) IFS
7 2 (1.31%) Splunk
7 2 (1.31%) Workday
8 1 (0.65%) CA
8 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.65%) CODA
8 1 (0.65%) Informatica
8 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.65%) NEC
8 1 (0.65%) Nokia
8 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow