The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 18 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 19.15% 30.26% 35.53%
As % of the General category 60.00% 67.65% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 16
Average daily rate
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£410 £450 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £335 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £494 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
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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 Bournemouth region.

General Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
30 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 31.91% 44.74% 48.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 19
Average daily rate £410 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £499 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.25 £22.00 £6.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.40% +255.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 (19.51%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
3 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (12.20%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) MS Office
5 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (7.32%) Change Control
6 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.32%) QA
6 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.32%) SOA
6 3 (7.32%) .NET
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) FTP
7 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) JCAPS
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) FTP
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) DB2
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.44%) ERwin
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Analyst
2 15 (36.59%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Digital Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.88%) PMO Lead
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Information Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Major Incident Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) AS400 Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) PowerBuilder Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Incident Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.44%) Spring
2 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (2.44%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.44%) J2SE
2 1 (2.44%) JMS
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) EJB
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
2 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Equities
3 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.44%) iSeries
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) AS400
3 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) UNIX
2 1 (2.44%) zOS
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
2 6 (14.63%) Project Management
2 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (9.76%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
4 3 (7.32%) Change Control
4 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
4 3 (7.32%) SOA
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.88%) UML
5 2 (4.88%) B2C
5 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Test Management
5 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Data Transformation
5 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) RPG/400
6 1 (2.44%) RPG IV
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.44%) Sun
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Informatica
3 1 (2.44%) Sybase
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