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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 43 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.44% 13.92% 15.58%
As % of the General category 58.11% 47.37% 59.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.84 - £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
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
74 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 62.71% 29.38% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 15
Average daily rate £382 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £265 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 18
Average hourly rate £16.54 £31.56 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.57% +84.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £43.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 21 (32.81%) Banking
2 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.88%) Java
3 13 (20.31%) HTML
4 11 (17.19%) Spring
5 10 (15.63%) J2EE
5 10 (15.63%) Oracle
6 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
6 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (12.50%) CSS
7 8 (12.50%) SOAP
7 8 (12.50%) XML
7 8 (12.50%) SAS
8 7 (10.94%) Change Management
8 7 (10.94%) HTTP
8 7 (10.94%) Web Services
9 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
9 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.38%) Project Management
9 6 (9.38%) Retail
10 5 (7.81%) XSLT
10 5 (7.81%) SQL
10 5 (7.81%) Retail Banking
10 5 (7.81%) Analytics
11 4 (6.25%) User Experience
11 4 (6.25%) Web Development
11 4 (6.25%) JSON
11 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 8 (12.50%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) Route 53
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.69%) Base SAS
1 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) Informix
2 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) DTS
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.13%) JUnit
2 2 (3.13%) Introscope
2 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) Selenium
2 2 (3.13%) Mockito
2 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.56%) TestDirector
General
1 21 (32.81%) Banking
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 5 (7.81%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Local Government
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
2 12 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Designer
5 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.69%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) UX Designer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Data Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (3.13%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) HTML
2 11 (17.19%) Spring
3 10 (15.63%) J2EE
4 8 (12.50%) CSS
4 8 (12.50%) SOAP
4 8 (12.50%) XML
5 7 (10.94%) Web Services
6 5 (7.81%) XSLT
7 4 (6.25%) JSON
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.69%) RESTful
8 3 (4.69%) .NET
9 2 (3.13%) JDBC
9 2 (3.13%) XSL
9 2 (3.13%) WSDL
9 2 (3.13%) JAX-RPC
9 2 (3.13%) Servlets
9 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.13%) JAX-WS
9 2 (3.13%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 3 (4.69%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Open Source
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Android
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) CentOS
3 1 (1.56%) AIX
3 1 (1.56%) Solaris
3 1 (1.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
3 7 (10.94%) Change Management
4 6 (9.38%) Project Management
4 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.81%) Analytics
6 4 (6.25%) Time Management
6 4 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (6.25%) Web Development
6 4 (6.25%) Migration
6 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.69%) TDD
7 3 (4.69%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (4.69%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.69%) Web Design
7 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.69%) Scrum
7 3 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) Java
2 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.81%) SQL
4 3 (4.69%) C#
5 2 (3.13%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) CCNP
2 1 (1.56%) CCNA
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.56%) PMP
2 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
1 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) IBM
2 3 (4.69%) HP
2 3 (4.69%) Google
3 2 (3.13%) Perforce
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Compuware
3 2 (3.13%) BMC
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.56%) Remedy
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) VMware
4 1 (1.56%) Capita
4 1 (1.56%) Dell
4 1 (1.56%) EMC
4 1 (1.56%) RightScale
4 1 (1.56%) TSYS
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