The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 33.33% 12.50% 18.75%
As % of the General category 100.00% 75.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.48 - £8.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -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 Bolton region.

General Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 33.33% 16.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £370 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.48 £15.00 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 4 (44.44%) Social Network
1 4 (44.44%) Facebook
1 4 (44.44%) Twitter
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (11.11%) MSTest
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
4 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (11.11%) Moq
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (11.11%) Ninject
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) MSTest
1 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (11.11%) Moq
General
1 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Change Manager
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Spring.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (11.11%) Ninject
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Social Network
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Facebook
1 4 (44.44%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft