The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Chessington 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 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chessington 22.22% 12.50% -
As % of the General category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
Finance
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Chessington region.

General Category
Chessington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chessington 22.22% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £275 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Chessington

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Chessington

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Chessington

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Chessington

Finance
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chessington

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chessington 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) DataCash

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chessington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chessington 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 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) DataCash