Period
to 14 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 14 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 > Slough
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 49 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 16.12% 10.56% 13.41%
As % of the General category 37.69% 28.04% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 34
Slough median daily rate £425 £453 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.08% +0.56% +40.63%
10th Percentile £358 £209 £302
90th Percentile £538 £723 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £12.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% +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 Slough with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 130 107 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 42.76% 37.68% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 68 93
Slough median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £222 £250
90th Percentile £516 £620 £496
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Slough median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -38.27%
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +73.33% -9.09% -5.71%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Slough

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Slough

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Slough over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Slough

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Slough

For the 6 months to 14 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 Slough region with a requirement for Finance.

1 14 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 13 (26.53%) Project Management
3 12 (24.49%) PHP
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) Magento
3 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
4 11 (22.45%) Front End Development
4 11 (22.45%) Digital Economy
5 10 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
5 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.37%) OO
6 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (16.33%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (16.33%) Oracle
7 8 (16.33%) CSS
7 8 (16.33%) OO PHP
8 7 (14.29%) SOAP
8 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (14.29%) MySQL
8 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (14.29%) Billing
8 7 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (12.24%) REST
9 6 (12.24%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (12.24%) Sass
10 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Banking
10 5 (10.20%) HTML

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 6 (12.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Magento
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (6.12%) CSG Singleview
5 3 (6.12%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (22.45%) Digital Economy
2 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.29%) Billing
4 5 (10.20%) Banking
5 4 (8.16%) German Language
5 4 (8.16%) Marketing
6 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.08%) Retail
7 1 (2.04%) Advertising
7 1 (2.04%) French Language
7 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.04%) Law
7 1 (2.04%) Legal
7 1 (2.04%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Magento Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (8.16%) Billing Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) PHP Developer
4 4 (8.16%) PHP Magento Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Backend Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Credit Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Data Migration Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Capability Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Client Director
6 2 (4.08%) Communications Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Data Migration Lead
6 2 (4.08%) Technology Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) CSS
2 7 (14.29%) SOAP
3 6 (12.24%) REST
3 6 (12.24%) Sass
4 5 (10.20%) HTML
5 4 (8.16%) CSS3
5 4 (8.16%) HTML5
5 4 (8.16%) LAMP
5 4 (8.16%) Web Services
6 3 (6.12%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (6.12%) LESS
6 3 (6.12%) RESTful
6 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.12%) XML
7 2 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.04%) Angular 2
8 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
2 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 13 (26.53%) Project Management
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.45%) Front End Development
5 10 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (18.37%) OO
7 8 (16.33%) OO PHP
8 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.20%) Accounts Payable
9 5 (10.20%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Accounts Receivable
10 4 (8.16%) Commercial Awareness
10 4 (8.16%) CRM
10 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.16%) SDLC
11 3 (6.12%) ERP
11 3 (6.12%) OOP
11 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) PHP
2 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) VBA
5 1 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) ES6
5 1 (2.04%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) APMP
1 2 (4.08%) CIPD
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
1 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) GDPR
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Twitter
3 1 (2.04%) Ariba
3 1 (2.04%) Cadence
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Siebel
3 1 (2.04%) VMware