Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 182 193 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.65% 15.37% 13.81%
As % of the General category 35.34% 40.55% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 125 142
Reading median daily rate £443 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -2.22% -
10th Percentile £162 £310 £253
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Reading median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% - -55.56%
10th Percentile £16.25 £19.20 £15.30
90th Percentile £16.75 £58.00 £46.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% +25.00% -54.29%

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 515 476 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.79% 37.90% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 241 282
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £150 £272 £209
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £401 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.59% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 19
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% -32.89% +59.64%
10th Percentile £12.54 £10.75 £15.60
90th Percentile £42.25 £20.00 £36.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.44% +2.86% -12.50%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 50 (27.47%) Microsoft
2 41 (22.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (19.23%) Oracle
3 35 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
4 33 (18.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (16.48%) Workflow
6 28 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 27 (14.84%) Project Management
7 27 (14.84%) Degree
7 27 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (13.74%) SAP
9 20 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (10.44%) Self-Motivation
11 16 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (8.24%) Marketing
12 15 (8.24%) Mandarin Language
12 15 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (7.69%) Migration
13 14 (7.69%) SQL
14 13 (7.14%) Service Management
14 13 (7.14%) Data Entry
15 12 (6.59%) SDLC
15 12 (6.59%) Java
15 12 (6.59%) .NET
16 11 (6.04%) PRINCE2
16 11 (6.04%) Manufacturing
16 11 (6.04%) Cybersecurity
17 10 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (5.49%) Data Analysis
18 9 (4.95%) Programme Management

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 7 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.20%) Marvel
3 3 (1.65%) CMS
3 3 (1.65%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.10%) PowerExchange
5 1 (0.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (22.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (18.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.20%) InVision
6 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.75%) Sonata
2 4 (2.20%) Eloqua
2 4 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.10%) Infor M3
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.55%) Magento
5 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.55%) Primavera
5 1 (0.55%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.55%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.85%) SaaS
3 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.65%) Office 365
4 2 (1.10%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.40%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (2.75%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.20%) 2G
3 4 (2.20%) 3G
3 4 (2.20%) 4G
4 3 (1.65%) LTE
5 2 (1.10%) Skype
5 2 (1.10%) Wireless
6 1 (0.55%) Broadband
6 1 (0.55%) LAN
6 1 (0.55%) MPLS
6 1 (0.55%) Network Security
6 1 (0.55%) SAN
6 1 (0.55%) SSL
6 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.20%) Power BI
2 4 (2.20%) QlikView
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle Smart View
4 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.10%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.55%) GIS
5 1 (0.55%) MS Access
5 1 (0.55%) MySQL
5 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.75%) JIRA
2 3 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.10%) Maven
4 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.55%) Selenium
4 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.55%) Toad
4 1 (0.55%) webpack
4 1 (0.55%) Zephyr
General
1 28 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.24%) Mandarin Language
2 15 (8.24%) Marketing
3 11 (6.04%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.40%) Electronics
5 6 (3.30%) Legal
6 5 (2.75%) Back Office
7 4 (2.20%) Banking
7 4 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.20%) Retail
8 2 (1.10%) Advertising
8 2 (1.10%) Billing
8 2 (1.10%) French Language
8 2 (1.10%) German Language
8 2 (1.10%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (12.09%) Coordinator
1 22 (12.09%) Project Coordinator
2 18 (9.89%) Project Manager
3 17 (9.34%) Analyst
4 16 (8.79%) Developer
5 14 (7.69%) Architect
6 12 (6.59%) Consultant
7 9 (4.95%) Designer
8 8 (4.40%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) Administrator
10 6 (3.30%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.30%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.30%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.75%) Marketing Manager
11 5 (2.75%) Project Assistant
11 5 (2.75%) UX Designer
12 4 (2.20%) Desktop Engineer
12 4 (2.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 4 (2.20%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.59%) .NET
2 6 (3.30%) CSS
2 6 (3.30%) HTML
2 6 (3.30%) Web Services
3 3 (1.65%) React
3 3 (1.65%) REST
3 3 (1.65%) SOAP
4 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.10%) J2EE
4 2 (1.10%) jQuery
5 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.55%) Java EE
5 1 (0.55%) LAMP
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.55%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.55%) Spring
5 1 (0.55%) Symfony
5 1 (0.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.44%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.85%) User Experience
4 6 (3.30%) NHS
5 5 (2.75%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.65%) PMI
8 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) Replication
9 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.55%) Fintech
9 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.55%) HACMP
9 1 (0.55%) LPAR
9 1 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.95%) Windows
2 6 (3.30%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.75%) Linux
3 5 (2.75%) Unix
3 5 (2.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.55%) AIX
5 1 (0.55%) Solaris
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.48%) Workflow
2 27 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.84%) Project Management
3 20 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (7.69%) Migration
6 13 (7.14%) Data Entry
6 13 (7.14%) Service Management
7 12 (6.59%) SDLC
8 11 (6.04%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (6.04%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.49%) Data Analysis
9 10 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (4.95%) Asset Management
10 9 (4.95%) Programme Management
10 9 (4.95%) Risk Management
11 8 (4.40%) B2B
11 8 (4.40%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (4.40%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 7 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.69%) SQL
2 12 (6.59%) Java
3 8 (4.40%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.30%) PHP
5 4 (2.20%) C#
6 3 (1.65%) Python
7 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.10%) Groovy
7 2 (1.10%) VB
7 2 (1.10%) VBScript
8 1 (0.55%) C++
8 1 (0.55%) ES6
8 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (14.84%) Degree
2 6 (3.30%) MCDST
2 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.30%) PMP
2 6 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.75%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.65%) APMP
5 1 (0.55%) ACCA
5 1 (0.55%) CIMA
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) PMO
2 6 (3.30%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.75%) SLA
4 3 (1.65%) QA
4 3 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) Ansible
2 1 (0.55%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 50 (27.47%) Microsoft
2 35 (19.23%) Oracle
3 25 (13.74%) SAP
4 5 (2.75%) FNZ
4 5 (2.75%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.20%) Adobe
5 4 (2.20%) Huawei
5 4 (2.20%) Informatica
6 3 (1.65%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.65%) BT
6 3 (1.65%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.65%) IBM
6 3 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.10%) HP
7 2 (1.10%) Splunk
8 1 (0.55%) CA
8 1 (0.55%) CODA
8 1 (0.55%) NEC
8 1 (0.55%) Sage
8 1 (0.55%) Sun