The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Hertfordshire / Rickmansworth
Rank 5 6 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 22.22% 13.89% 37.93%
As % of the General category 100.00% 35.71% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
Median daily rate £225 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% +27.94%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Rickmansworth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2 14 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 22.22% 38.89% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
Median daily rate £225 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Rickmansworth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rickmansworth citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Rickmansworth

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Rickmansworth

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Finance.

1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Planview
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) JBehave
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) ATDD

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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 1 (20.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) JBehave
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Project Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Project Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) ATDD
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Planview
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos