Period
to 23 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 23 April 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 688 540 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 23.39% 23.90% 19.61%
As % of the General category 66.35% 60.07% 58.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 416 397
Surrey median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £350 £316 £300
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 9
Surrey median hourly rate £19.03 £47.79 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.18% +117.23% -35.84%
10th Percentile £16.03 £47.79 £11.60
90th Percentile £92.40 £47.79 £44.20
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £28.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -20.35% +66.18% -2.86%

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 Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,037 899 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 35.26% 39.80% 33.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 602 556
Surrey median daily rate £490 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £282 £280 £269
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 47
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -12.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.40 £10.90
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.85% -6.36% +41.03%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate 0 175 £481 +13.24% 18
Guildford -2 49 £525 - 21
Sunbury-on-Thames -2 40 £462 -4.55%
Redhill -1 39 £488 +11.43% 5
Camberley +2 23 £550 +4.76% 3
Staines -14 22 £488 +18.18% 6
Leatherhead 0 20 £431 +0.29% 9
Epsom 0 17 £380 -2.56% 4
Woking +8 6 £525 +31.25% 12
Cobham +5 6 £423 +18.60% 1
Farnham - 6 £400 - 2
Chertsey -3 4 £430 +186.67% 2
Egham 0 3 £325 -
Tadworth 0 3 £605 -10.37% 1
Caterham -1 1 £525 -2.33%
Dorking -3 1 £638 +32.81% 2
Esher - 1 - -
Oxted - 1 £375 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Finance.

1 276 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (19.19%) Scrum
3 108 (15.70%) SQL
4 105 (15.26%) Project Management
5 104 (15.12%) Java
6 91 (13.23%) Oracle
7 86 (12.50%) Linux
7 86 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 83 (12.06%) Microsoft
9 76 (11.05%) Jenkins
10 70 (10.17%) Unix
11 67 (9.74%) Degree
12 65 (9.45%) Test Automation
12 65 (9.45%) JavaScript
13 64 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
14 61 (8.87%) DevOps
15 60 (8.72%) E-Commerce
16 59 (8.58%) TDD
16 59 (8.58%) Relational Database
17 57 (8.28%) HTML
18 55 (7.99%) SAP
19 52 (7.56%) Spring
19 52 (7.56%) SDLC
20 51 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
21 50 (7.27%) C#
22 49 (7.12%) RESTful
23 48 (6.98%) JIRA
23 48 (6.98%) Banking
24 46 (6.69%) Git (software)
25 45 (6.54%) Waterfall

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 34 (4.94%) Apache Spark
2 31 (4.51%) Apache
3 21 (3.05%) Confluence
4 18 (2.62%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (2.18%) GemFire
6 14 (2.03%) CMS
7 11 (1.60%) SAS
8 9 (1.31%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.87%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.87%) Mule
10 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.15%) Documentum
13 1 (0.15%) nginx
13 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.16%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (1.02%) InDesign
6 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.16%) SAP CO
2 8 (1.16%) SAP FI
2 8 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.44%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.44%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.44%) RMDS
5 3 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.89%) PaaS
4 11 (1.60%) Office 365
5 8 (1.16%) GitHub
6 5 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.44%) IaaS
7 3 (0.44%) SaaS
8 2 (0.29%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.29%) Veeva
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.62%) Firewall
2 15 (2.18%) VPN
3 11 (1.60%) Internet
3 11 (1.60%) NAS
3 11 (1.60%) SAN
3 11 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.45%) WAN
5 7 (1.02%) DNS
5 7 (1.02%) LAN
5 7 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (0.87%) CTI
6 6 (0.87%) MPLS
6 6 (0.87%) VoIP
7 5 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (0.73%) IPsec
8 4 (0.58%) DHCP
8 4 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (0.58%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (8.58%) Relational Database
2 39 (5.67%) Big Data
3 36 (5.23%) Hadoop
4 28 (4.07%) SQL Server
5 26 (3.78%) MongoDB
6 24 (3.49%) Oracle Database
7 22 (3.20%) HBase
8 18 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (2.47%) Redis
10 14 (2.03%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.74%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.60%) Power BI
12 11 (1.60%) SAP BW
13 10 (1.45%) Apache Hive
13 10 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.31%) SQLPlus
15 7 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
16 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.87%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 76 (11.05%) Jenkins
2 48 (6.98%) JIRA
3 46 (6.69%) Git (software)
4 26 (3.78%) Subversion
5 24 (3.49%) Selenium
6 23 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (2.18%) Visual Studio
9 14 (2.03%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.74%) ProC
11 11 (1.60%) HP UFT
12 9 (1.31%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.31%) SpecFlow
12 9 (1.31%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.16%) Protractor
14 7 (1.02%) Axure RP
14 7 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 7 (1.02%) JUnit
14 7 (1.02%) SoapUI
15 6 (0.87%) Hudson
General
1 48 (6.98%) Banking
2 45 (6.54%) Retail
3 20 (2.91%) Marketing
4 17 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.03%) Legal
7 13 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.31%) Advertising
8 9 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.16%) Electronics
10 6 (0.87%) Billing
11 4 (0.58%) Back Office
11 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Games
12 3 (0.44%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 164 (23.84%) Analyst
2 137 (19.91%) Developer
3 95 (13.81%) Project Manager
4 68 (9.88%) Business Analyst
5 49 (7.12%) Java Developer
6 35 (5.09%) Architect
7 32 (4.65%) Consultant
7 32 (4.65%) Financial Analyst
8 25 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
9 24 (3.49%) Angular Developer
9 24 (3.49%) Finance Business Analyst
10 23 (3.34%) .NET Developer
11 22 (3.20%) C# Developer
11 22 (3.20%) Service Analyst
12 20 (2.91%) Data Analyst
13 19 (2.76%) Financial Business Analyst
14 18 (2.62%) Big Data Developer
14 18 (2.62%) Delivery Manager
14 18 (2.62%) Test Analyst
15 17 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (8.28%) HTML
2 52 (7.56%) Spring
3 49 (7.12%) RESTful
4 44 (6.40%) Web Services
5 41 (5.96%) CSS
6 40 (5.81%) AngularJS
7 37 (5.38%) REST
8 36 (5.23%) RabbitMQ
9 34 (4.94%) Middleware
10 33 (4.80%) Kafka
11 32 (4.65%) .NET
11 32 (4.65%) JSON
12 30 (4.36%) J2EE
13 29 (4.22%) jQuery
13 29 (4.22%) Spring Boot
14 16 (2.33%) Django
14 16 (2.33%) Spark Streaming
15 14 (2.03%) Angular 2
15 14 (2.03%) ASP.NET
16 13 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.62%) Data Centre
3 18 (2.62%) User Experience
4 17 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.18%) Virtual Team
6 11 (1.60%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (1.60%) Smartphone
7 10 (1.45%) Mobile Computing
8 9 (1.31%) Fintech
9 8 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.16%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (0.87%) PKI
10 6 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.73%) IVR
11 5 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 86 (12.50%) Linux
2 70 (10.17%) Unix
3 42 (6.10%) Windows
4 15 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.89%) AIX
5 13 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.74%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.31%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.31%) Solaris
8 9 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.16%) Android
10 7 (1.02%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.29%) Debian
11 2 (0.29%) Fedora
11 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) SUSE
12 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (19.19%) Scrum
3 105 (15.26%) Project Management
4 86 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (9.45%) Test Automation
6 61 (8.87%) DevOps
7 60 (8.72%) E-Commerce
8 59 (8.58%) TDD
9 52 (7.56%) SDLC
10 51 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (6.54%) Waterfall
12 44 (6.40%) Problem-Solving
13 43 (6.25%) Migration
14 38 (5.52%) BDD
15 37 (5.38%) ERP
16 36 (5.23%) Business Analysis
16 36 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
17 34 (4.94%) Change Management
18 32 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (4.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 108 (15.70%) SQL
2 104 (15.12%) Java
3 65 (9.45%) JavaScript
4 50 (7.27%) C#
5 42 (6.10%) Python
6 20 (2.91%) Shell Script
7 16 (2.33%) C
7 16 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 10 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.31%) Perl
10 7 (1.02%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.02%) Objective-C
10 7 (1.02%) VBA
11 6 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.58%) AWK
12 4 (0.58%) R
12 4 (0.58%) sed
12 4 (0.58%) VB
13 3 (0.44%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (9.74%) Degree
2 16 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 10 (1.45%) CISSP
4 9 (1.31%) CISM
5 8 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.16%) Master's Degree
5 8 (1.16%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.73%) CISA
8 5 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.58%) ISEB
9 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.44%) MCSE
11 2 (0.29%) MCSA
11 2 (0.29%) MOS
11 2 (0.29%) PMP
11 2 (0.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.23%) PMO
1 36 (5.23%) QA
2 30 (4.36%) GDPR
3 16 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.74%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.45%) NIST 800
6 6 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.73%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.73%) GCP
7 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.73%) SLA
8 4 (0.58%) MiFID
9 3 (0.44%) COBIT
10 2 (0.29%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.15%) GAMP
11 1 (0.15%) GxP
System Software
1 30 (4.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 21 (3.05%) HDFS
3 17 (2.47%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.03%) Docker
4 14 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.45%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.31%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.16%) XenServer
8 6 (0.87%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.73%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.29%) NFS
11 2 (0.29%) XenApp
12 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (4.65%) Hadoop YARN
2 20 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (1.74%) Ansible
5 11 (1.60%) SCCM
6 9 (1.31%) Puppet
7 8 (1.16%) HP ALM
7 8 (1.16%) WSUS
8 5 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.58%) MIIS
9 4 (0.58%) SnapMirror
9 4 (0.58%) SnapVault
10 2 (0.29%) QRadar
10 2 (0.29%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.15%) Nagios
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.15%) Terraform
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 91 (13.23%) Oracle
2 83 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 55 (7.99%) SAP
4 25 (3.63%) HP
5 19 (2.76%) Tableau
5 19 (2.76%) VMware
6 16 (2.33%) Citrix
7 11 (1.60%) Cisco
7 11 (1.60%) Palo Alto
8 10 (1.45%) Cognos
8 10 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.16%) Adobe
10 7 (1.02%) Avaya
10 7 (1.02%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.02%) IBM
10 7 (1.02%) Ivanti
10 7 (1.02%) Sun
11 6 (0.87%) Cloudera
11 6 (0.87%) F5
11 6 (0.87%) Hortonworks