The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 11 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 16.67% 20.00% 20.00%
As % of the General category 32.00% 42.11% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
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£625 £375 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -30.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.40 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

General Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 52.08% 47.50% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Average daily rate £625 £438 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £34.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £31.00 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.30 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Basildon region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
3 3 (18.75%) PMP
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) MS Project
4 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) JSP
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Project Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Lead
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) JSP
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) Ajax
1 2 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Solaris
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft