Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 50 37 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 18.12% 13.26% 13.25%
As % of the General category 43.10% 32.74% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 39
Slough median daily rate £438 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +1.12% +31.37%
10th Percentile £354 £231 £200
90th Percentile £538 £540 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £12.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% +3.13% -28.09%

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 116 113 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 42.03% 40.50% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 75 114
Slough median daily rate £400 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £222 £200 £251
90th Percentile £531 £613 £496
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Slough median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -29.58%
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +70.49% -7.58% +0.76%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 15 (30.00%) Project Management
2 14 (28.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (26.00%) Data Centre
4 12 (24.00%) Magento
4 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.00%) PHP
4 12 (24.00%) Digital Economy
5 11 (22.00%) Front End Development
5 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (18.00%) OO
8 8 (16.00%) CSS
8 8 (16.00%) Marketing
8 8 (16.00%) OO PHP
8 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (14.00%) SOAP
9 7 (14.00%) MySQL
10 6 (12.00%) Banking
10 6 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (12.00%) REST
10 6 (12.00%) Sass
10 6 (12.00%) Product Management
11 5 (10.00%) HTML
11 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (10.00%) CRM
12 4 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (8.00%) SLA
12 4 (8.00%) Oracle

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 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Magento
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (6.00%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.00%) SAP R/3
4 1 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 12 (24.00%) Digital Economy
2 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (16.00%) Marketing
4 6 (12.00%) Banking
5 4 (8.00%) Billing
5 4 (8.00%) German Language
6 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.00%) Retail
7 1 (2.00%) Advertising
7 1 (2.00%) French Language
7 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.00%) Law
7 1 (2.00%) Legal
7 1 (2.00%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Magento Developer
3 12 (24.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.00%) Billing Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.00%) PHP Magento Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Backend Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Credit Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Client Director
7 2 (4.00%) Communications Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Product Management Director
7 2 (4.00%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Technology Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) CSS
2 7 (14.00%) SOAP
3 6 (12.00%) REST
3 6 (12.00%) Sass
4 5 (10.00%) HTML
5 4 (8.00%) CSS3
5 4 (8.00%) HTML5
5 4 (8.00%) LAMP
5 4 (8.00%) Web Services
6 3 (6.00%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (6.00%) LESS
6 3 (6.00%) RESTful
6 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.00%) XML
7 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.00%) Angular 2
8 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Project Management
2 14 (28.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.00%) Front End Development
4 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.00%) OO
6 8 (16.00%) OO PHP
6 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (12.00%) Product Management
8 5 (10.00%) CRM
9 4 (8.00%) Accounts Payable
9 4 (8.00%) Accounts Receivable
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.00%) PLM
9 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.00%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (6.00%) Decision-Making
10 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
10 3 (6.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) PHP
2 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) ES6
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) APMP
2 2 (4.00%) CIPD
2 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.00%) PMO
4 1 (2.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Twitter
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Cadence
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) Siebel