Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 176 226 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.21% 17.11% 8.81%
As % of the General category 37.77% 40.07% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 151 127
Reading median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £285
90th Percentile £585 £600 £557
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -18.75% -62.35%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.56 £12.38
90th Percentile £30.70 £19.00 £16.60
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £17.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year +46.48% +20.34% -13.24%

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 466 564 669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 34.98% 42.69% 34.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 259 308
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £237 £195
90th Percentile £590 £590 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 13
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +7.56%
10th Percentile £16.25 £10.46 £10.95
90th Percentile £47.00 £20.00 £43.40
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +52.94% +6.25% -5.88%

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 23 May 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

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Reading over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 40 (22.73%) Project Management
2 35 (19.89%) Microsoft
3 31 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (16.48%) Degree
5 28 (15.91%) Oracle
5 28 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 28 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (15.34%) Microsoft Office
7 22 (12.50%) SQL
7 22 (12.50%) Workflow
8 20 (11.36%) Telecoms
9 19 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (10.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 17 (9.66%) PRINCE2
12 16 (9.09%) Mandarin Language
12 16 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (9.09%) SDLC
13 14 (7.95%) Self-Motivation
14 13 (7.39%) SAP
15 12 (6.82%) Unix
15 12 (6.82%) PMO
15 12 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (6.25%) FNZ
16 11 (6.25%) Sonata
16 11 (6.25%) ERP
16 11 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (6.25%) Migration
16 11 (6.25%) Retail
17 10 (5.68%) Business Analysis
17 10 (5.68%) Data Analysis

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 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.27%) Marvel
3 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.14%) Apache
4 2 (1.14%) IIS
4 2 (1.14%) JBoss
4 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.57%) Confluence
5 1 (0.57%) PowerExchange
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (15.34%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (10.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.27%) InVision
Business Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Sonata
2 5 (2.84%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.27%) Infor M3
3 4 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.27%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (1.70%) Primavera
4 3 (1.70%) SAP FI-GL
5 2 (1.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.57%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.57%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.57%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.84%) Office 365
4 3 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.57%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.57%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) IP Telephony
2 3 (1.70%) 2G
2 3 (1.70%) 3G
2 3 (1.70%) 4G
2 3 (1.70%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.57%) DNS
3 1 (0.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) LAN
3 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.57%) VoIP
3 1 (0.57%) VPN
3 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.27%) MS Access
2 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.27%) Power BI
3 3 (1.70%) Big Data
3 3 (1.70%) MySQL
3 3 (1.70%) Oracle Smart View
4 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.14%) QlikView
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.57%) GIS
5 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.55%) JIRA
2 4 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.27%) HP UFT
2 4 (2.27%) Selenium
3 3 (1.70%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.70%) LSMW
4 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.57%) webpack
4 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.09%) Mandarin Language
3 11 (6.25%) Retail
4 9 (5.11%) Marketing
5 6 (3.41%) Advertising
5 6 (3.41%) Legal
6 5 (2.84%) Billing
6 5 (2.84%) Law
6 5 (2.84%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.27%) Electronics
7 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.27%) French Language
7 4 (2.27%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.27%) German Language
8 3 (1.70%) Banking
9 2 (1.14%) Back Office
9 2 (1.14%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 26 (14.77%) Analyst
2 22 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 18 (10.23%) Consultant
4 17 (9.66%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.25%) Developer
6 9 (5.11%) Coordinator
6 9 (5.11%) Designer
6 9 (5.11%) Project Coordinator
7 7 (3.98%) Administrator
7 7 (3.98%) Architect
7 7 (3.98%) Project Assistant
7 7 (3.98%) Test Manager
8 6 (3.41%) Test Analyst
9 5 (2.84%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.27%) Buyer
10 4 (2.27%) IT Buyer
10 4 (2.27%) IT Manager
10 4 (2.27%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (2.27%) Support Consultant
10 4 (2.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.84%) .NET
2 4 (2.27%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.27%) CSS
2 4 (2.27%) HTML
3 3 (1.70%) Angular 2
3 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (1.70%) Web Services
4 2 (1.14%) LAMP
4 2 (1.14%) Middleware
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.14%) Symfony
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (0.57%) CSS3
5 1 (0.57%) HTML5
5 1 (0.57%) LESS
5 1 (0.57%) React
5 1 (0.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.95%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.41%) User Experience
4 5 (2.84%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.27%) Replication
6 3 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.70%) IVR
6 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.14%) FMCG
7 2 (1.14%) PMI
8 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.82%) Unix
2 8 (4.55%) Windows
3 6 (3.41%) Linux
4 5 (2.84%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.70%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.70%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.73%) Project Management
2 31 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.50%) Workflow
4 19 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (9.66%) PRINCE2
6 16 (9.09%) SDLC
6 16 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (6.25%) ERP
7 11 (6.25%) Migration
8 10 (5.68%) Business Analysis
8 10 (5.68%) Data Analysis
9 9 (5.11%) Change Control
9 9 (5.11%) Customer-Centricity
9 9 (5.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (5.11%) Wealth Management
10 8 (4.55%) Waterfall
11 7 (3.98%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.98%) Kanban
11 7 (3.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.50%) SQL
2 6 (3.41%) Java
3 5 (2.84%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.84%) VBScript
4 4 (2.27%) ABAP
4 4 (2.27%) PHP
4 4 (2.27%) VB
5 3 (1.70%) C#
5 3 (1.70%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.14%) Python
7 1 (0.57%) C++
7 1 (0.57%) ES6
7 1 (0.57%) Groovy
7 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (16.48%) Degree
2 9 (5.11%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.55%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.98%) PMP
5 3 (1.70%) APMP
6 2 (1.14%) ACCA
6 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.14%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.57%) CIMA
7 1 (0.57%) CITP
7 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.57%) MBA
7 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) PMO
2 8 (4.55%) QA
3 3 (1.70%) GDPR
4 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.57%) GxP
5 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.57%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.57%) Control-M
3 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (19.89%) Microsoft
2 28 (15.91%) Oracle
3 13 (7.39%) SAP
4 11 (6.25%) FNZ
5 7 (3.98%) AppDynamics
6 6 (3.41%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.27%) Adobe
7 4 (2.27%) Cisco
7 4 (2.27%) HP
7 4 (2.27%) Informatica
8 3 (1.70%) Huawei
8 3 (1.70%) IBM
9 2 (1.14%) Capita
10 1 (0.57%) BMC
10 1 (0.57%) CA
10 1 (0.57%) IFS
10 1 (0.57%) NetApp
10 1 (0.57%) Sage
10 1 (0.57%) Twitter
10 1 (0.57%) Unisys