The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Southend-on-Sea. 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
Essex / Southend-on-Sea
Rank 23 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3  
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 10.53% 11.11% 11.11%
As % of the General category 90.91% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Median daily rate £490 £363 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.17% -18.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £353 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £373 £465
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 Southend-on-Sea with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Southend-on-Sea
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southend-on-Sea 11.58% 11.11% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Median daily rate £490 £363 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.17% -18.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £353 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £373 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southend-on-Sea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 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 Southend-on-Sea

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Southend-on-Sea

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Southend-on-Sea over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Southend-on-Sea

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea

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 Southend-on-Sea region with a requirement for Finance.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Coaching
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (16.67%) Microservices
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (16.67%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) Web Design
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) XSLT

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea 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 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) Ingres
3 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) Mockito
3 1 (8.33%) PVCS
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Development Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Product Development Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Technical Architect
2 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum Master
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
3 1 (8.33%) EclipseLink
3 1 (8.33%) JAAS
3 1 (8.33%) JAX-RS
3 1 (8.33%) JPA
3 1 (8.33%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) Servlets
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Struts
3 1 (8.33%) Struts2
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Coaching
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) API Design
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (8.33%) WSO2