Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 197 198 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.42% 15.78% 11.27%
As % of the General category 36.01% 38.82% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 127 131
Reading median daily rate £440 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +1.12% -1.11%
10th Percentile £190 £293 £275
90th Percentile £638 £593 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Reading median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -68.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £18.40 £15.10
90th Percentile £18.63 £58.00 £45.05
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.38% -48.80%

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 547 510 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 37.26% 40.64% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 251 291
Reading median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £190 £263 £208
90th Percentile £599 £588 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 17
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -23.51% +40.07%
10th Percentile £16.25 £10.70 £12.60
90th Percentile £32.50 £21.45 £30.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% -14.29% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 48 (24.37%) Microsoft
2 40 (20.30%) Project Management
3 37 (18.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (18.78%) Oracle
4 33 (16.75%) Microsoft Office
5 29 (14.72%) Workflow
5 29 (14.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (14.72%) Degree
6 27 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (11.68%) Telecoms
9 18 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (9.14%) Migration
9 18 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (8.12%) SQL
10 16 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (7.61%) Mandarin Language
11 15 (7.61%) SAP
12 14 (7.11%) Windows
12 14 (7.11%) Marketing
12 14 (7.11%) SDLC
13 13 (6.60%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (6.60%) PMO
13 13 (6.60%) PRINCE2
13 13 (6.60%) Unix
14 12 (6.09%) Data Analysis
14 12 (6.09%) Service Management
14 12 (6.09%) Change Control
15 11 (5.58%) Security Cleared
16 10 (5.08%) SC Cleared

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 9 (4.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (2.54%) Marvel
3 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.02%) Apache
4 2 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.02%) Confluence
4 2 (1.02%) IIS
4 2 (1.02%) JBoss
4 2 (1.02%) PowerExchange
4 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.51%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (18.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (16.75%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (14.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (2.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (2.54%) InVision
6 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.08%) Sonata
2 5 (2.54%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.03%) Eloqua
3 4 (2.03%) Infor M3
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.02%) Primavera
5 2 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.51%) Magento
6 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.51%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.55%) SaaS
3 6 (3.05%) Office 365
4 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.02%) GitHub
6 1 (0.51%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.08%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (3.05%) 2G
2 6 (3.05%) 3G
2 6 (3.05%) 4G
3 5 (2.54%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.52%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.52%) LTE
5 1 (0.51%) Broadband
5 1 (0.51%) LAN
5 1 (0.51%) MPLS
5 1 (0.51%) Network Security
5 1 (0.51%) SAN
5 1 (0.51%) Skype
5 1 (0.51%) SSL
5 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (3.05%) Oracle Smart View
2 5 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.03%) Power BI
4 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.02%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.02%) MS Access
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.51%) GIS
5 1 (0.51%) MySQL
5 1 (0.51%) QlikView
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.55%) JIRA
2 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.02%) Maven
4 1 (0.51%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.51%) Selenium
4 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.51%) Toad
4 1 (0.51%) webpack
4 1 (0.51%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (11.68%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.61%) Mandarin Language
3 14 (7.11%) Marketing
4 10 (5.08%) Legal
4 10 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.57%) Retail
6 7 (3.55%) Electronics
7 6 (3.05%) Back Office
8 5 (2.54%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.54%) Law
9 4 (2.03%) Advertising
10 3 (1.52%) Banking
10 3 (1.52%) Billing
11 2 (1.02%) French Language
11 2 (1.02%) German Language
12 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (11.68%) Analyst
2 22 (11.17%) Project Manager
3 18 (9.14%) Consultant
3 18 (9.14%) Coordinator
3 18 (9.14%) Project Coordinator
4 13 (6.60%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.09%) Architect
6 11 (5.58%) Designer
7 10 (5.08%) Developer
8 6 (3.05%) Project Assistant
8 6 (3.05%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.05%) UX Designer
9 5 (2.54%) IT Manager
9 5 (2.54%) Marketing Manager
9 5 (2.54%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (2.54%) Senior Manager
9 5 (2.54%) Senior PMO
9 5 (2.54%) Tester
10 4 (2.03%) Desktop Support
10 4 (2.03%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.55%) .NET
2 4 (2.03%) CSS
2 4 (2.03%) HTML
2 4 (2.03%) Web Services
3 3 (1.52%) React
4 2 (1.02%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.02%) Middleware
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.51%) CSS3
5 1 (0.51%) HTML5
5 1 (0.51%) Java EE
5 1 (0.51%) LAMP
5 1 (0.51%) LESS
5 1 (0.51%) Node.js
5 1 (0.51%) REST
5 1 (0.51%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Sass
5 1 (0.51%) Spring
5 1 (0.51%) Symfony
5 1 (0.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.60%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.06%) User Experience
4 6 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.54%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.54%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.03%) NHS
7 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.52%) PMI
7 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.02%) Replication
9 1 (0.51%) HACMP
9 1 (0.51%) LPAR
9 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.11%) Windows
2 13 (6.60%) Unix
3 8 (4.06%) Linux
4 7 (3.55%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.52%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.51%) AIX
9 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.30%) Project Management
2 29 (14.72%) Workflow
3 27 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (9.14%) Migration
4 18 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (7.11%) SDLC
7 13 (6.60%) PRINCE2
8 12 (6.09%) Change Control
8 12 (6.09%) Data Analysis
8 12 (6.09%) Service Management
9 10 (5.08%) Data Entry
10 9 (4.57%) CRM
10 9 (4.57%) ERP
10 9 (4.57%) Wealth Management
11 8 (4.06%) Decision-Making
11 8 (4.06%) Risk Management
11 8 (4.06%) Waterfall
12 7 (3.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.12%) SQL
2 9 (4.57%) Java
3 6 (3.05%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.05%) PHP
4 4 (2.03%) VB
5 3 (1.52%) Groovy
5 3 (1.52%) Python
6 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.02%) VBScript
7 1 (0.51%) C#
7 1 (0.51%) C++
7 1 (0.51%) ES6
7 1 (0.51%) Ruby
7 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (14.72%) Degree
2 11 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.57%) PMI Certification
4 9 (4.57%) PMP
5 4 (2.03%) MCDST
5 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.02%) APMP
6 2 (1.02%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.51%) ACCA
7 1 (0.51%) CIMA
7 1 (0.51%) CITP
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.60%) PMO
2 6 (3.05%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.05%) QA
3 5 (2.54%) SLA
4 3 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.51%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) Ansible
1 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.51%) Control-M
2 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (24.37%) Microsoft
2 37 (18.78%) Oracle
3 15 (7.61%) SAP
4 10 (5.08%) FNZ
5 7 (3.55%) ServiceNow
6 6 (3.05%) AppDynamics
6 6 (3.05%) Huawei
7 5 (2.54%) Adobe
7 5 (2.54%) Capita
8 4 (2.03%) IBM
8 4 (2.03%) Informatica
9 3 (1.52%) BT
9 3 (1.52%) Cisco
9 3 (1.52%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.02%) HP
10 2 (1.02%) Splunk
11 1 (0.51%) BMC
11 1 (0.51%) Brocade
11 1 (0.51%) Twitter
11 1 (0.51%) Workday