The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Basildon region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 24 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 32.43% 35.29% 41.94%
As % of the General category 77.42% 75.00% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Average daily rate £550 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.32% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £375 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £43.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.39 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.03% -22.44%
General Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
31 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 41.89% 47.06% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 7
Average daily rate £500 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £45.50 £37.25 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -9.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Finance
Essex

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 April 2014, 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 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
1 12 (35.29%) Banking
2 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.59%) HP
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
4 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
5 5 (14.71%) QA
5 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) ISEB
6 4 (11.76%) MS Office
7 3 (8.82%) Workflow
7 3 (8.82%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
7 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (5.88%) Magento
8 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
8 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
8 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.88%) CRM
8 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.88%) PMI

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.94%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) ATM
General
1 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
1 12 (35.29%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Tester
4 4 (11.76%) QA Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Implementation Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) MI Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Manager
7 1 (2.94%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Solaris
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
5 3 (8.82%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) SSADM
6 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.76%) ISEB
4 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) HP
2 2 (5.88%) JD Edwards
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Sun
3 1 (2.94%) NetApp
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
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