The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 3 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Finance 69 59 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.38% 24.28% 10.76%
As % of the General category 70.41% 60.20% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 15
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £330 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -14.11%
Finance
Cheshire

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

General Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
98 98 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.26% 40.33% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 58 21
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £330 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.81 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -57.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Chester region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 51 (50.00%) Banking
2 30 (29.41%) Java
3 27 (26.47%) Oracle
4 26 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (22.55%) XML
6 22 (21.57%) Project Management
7 19 (18.63%) Spring
8 18 (17.65%) WebSphere
9 16 (15.69%) J2EE
9 16 (15.69%) IBM
10 15 (14.71%) SQL
11 14 (13.73%) ITIL
11 14 (13.73%) Web Services
11 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (13.73%) Waterfall
12 12 (11.76%) Middleware
12 12 (11.76%) JDBC
12 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
13 11 (10.78%) JavaScript
13 11 (10.78%) Windows
13 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
13 11 (10.78%) Integration Testing
13 11 (10.78%) System Integration Testing
13 11 (10.78%) Windows Server
14 10 (9.80%) JIRA
14 10 (9.80%) Problem Management
14 10 (9.80%) Retail
14 10 (9.80%) Migration
14 10 (9.80%) Change Management
14 10 (9.80%) MVC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.84%) IIS
2 8 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (3.92%) SAS
5 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.98%) CICS
6 1 (0.98%) Confluence
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Office
2 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.98%) MS Project
5 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.98%) Maximo
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) Internet
2 4 (3.92%) HTTP
3 2 (1.96%) Firewall
3 2 (1.96%) SAN
3 2 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (0.98%) LAN
4 1 (0.98%) MPLS
4 1 (0.98%) NAS
4 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.98%) VPN
4 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.92%) MySQL
4 1 (0.98%) DB2
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (9.80%) JIRA
2 9 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.86%) Selenium
4 6 (5.88%) Subversion
5 4 (3.92%) Checkstyle
5 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.92%) FindBugs
5 4 (3.92%) Maven
5 4 (3.92%) Mockito
5 4 (3.92%) SonarQube
6 3 (2.94%) JUnit
7 2 (1.96%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.96%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.98%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 51 (50.00%) Banking
2 10 (9.80%) Retail
3 5 (4.90%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Marketing
5 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Local Government
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (27.45%) Developer
2 26 (25.49%) Analyst
3 18 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 14 (13.73%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.78%) Applications Support
6 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Banking Project Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.90%) XML Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Applications Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.92%) Java Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.55%) XML
2 19 (18.63%) Spring
3 16 (15.69%) J2EE
4 14 (13.73%) Web Services
5 12 (11.76%) JDBC
5 12 (11.76%) Middleware
6 8 (7.84%) CSS
7 7 (6.86%) jQuery
7 7 (6.86%) SOAP
7 7 (6.86%) WSDL
7 7 (6.86%) XSLT
8 6 (5.88%) JAXB
8 6 (5.88%) JAX-WS
8 6 (5.88%) XML Messaging
9 5 (4.90%) Apache Camel
9 5 (4.90%) Java EE
9 5 (4.90%) JSP
10 4 (3.92%) RESTful
10 4 (3.92%) Spring MVC
10 4 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.90%) Credit Risk
1 5 (4.90%) Online Banking
2 4 (3.92%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.94%) Clustering
3 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.98%) Contactless
5 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.98%) Statistics
5 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) Windows
1 11 (10.78%) Windows Server
2 7 (6.86%) Unix
3 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) AIX
5 2 (1.96%) Linux
5 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (21.57%) Project Management
3 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.73%) ITIL
3 14 (13.73%) Waterfall
4 11 (10.78%) Integration Testing
4 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
4 11 (10.78%) System Integration Testing
5 10 (9.80%) Change Management
5 10 (9.80%) Migration
5 10 (9.80%) MVC
5 10 (9.80%) Problem Management
6 9 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (7.84%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.86%) AOP
8 7 (6.86%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.86%) TDD
9 6 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.41%) Java
2 15 (14.71%) SQL
3 11 (10.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.84%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.92%) PHP
7 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.94%) VB
7 3 (2.94%) VBScript
8 2 (1.96%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Degree
2 7 (6.86%) MCSE
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.98%) CCNP
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.98%) ECDL
5 1 (0.98%) ISEB
5 1 (0.98%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) Basel II
1 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.98%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) VMware ESX
2 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.98%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.98%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (26.47%) Oracle
2 16 (15.69%) IBM
3 6 (5.88%) Sybase
3 6 (5.88%) TIBCO
3 6 (5.88%) VMware
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.92%) Perforce
6 2 (1.96%) BMC
6 2 (1.96%) Citrix
6 2 (1.96%) HP
6 2 (1.96%) Remedy
7 1 (0.98%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco
7 1 (0.98%) EMC
7 1 (0.98%) Kofax
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