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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 47 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.74% 11.18% 17.57%
As % of the General category 68.12% 36.00% 53.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 11
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£370 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.78 £35.00 £33.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.34% +4.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
69 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.85% 31.06% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 17
Average daily rate £370 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £33.28 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.92% -16.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 29 (28.16%) Banking
2 22 (21.36%) Java
3 18 (17.48%) Project Management
3 18 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (16.50%) Web Services
5 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (15.53%) Spring
5 16 (15.53%) J2EE
5 16 (15.53%) SOAP
6 15 (14.56%) Business Analysis
7 14 (13.59%) Oracle
7 14 (13.59%) HTML
7 14 (13.59%) XML
8 13 (12.62%) Migration
9 12 (11.65%) SQL
9 12 (11.65%) SDLC
10 10 (9.71%) Business Transformation
10 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
10 10 (9.71%) Windows
11 9 (8.74%) CSS
12 8 (7.77%) XSLT
12 8 (7.77%) IBM
12 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (6.80%) System Integration Testing
13 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (6.80%) HTTP
13 7 (6.80%) WSDL
13 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.80%) Degree
13 7 (6.80%) Integration Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (5.83%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.91%) SAS
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (1.94%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.97%) JBoss
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.97%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Office
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.97%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.97%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) HTTP
2 3 (2.91%) DHCP
2 3 (2.91%) DNS
3 2 (1.94%) Internet
3 2 (1.94%) Firewall
3 2 (1.94%) Network Security
3 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.97%) NAS
4 1 (0.97%) SSL
4 1 (0.97%) SAN
4 1 (0.97%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.94%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.94%) OLAP
4 2 (1.94%) Informix
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.94%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.97%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
1 4 (3.88%) Selenium
2 2 (1.94%) Mockito
2 2 (1.94%) Maven
2 2 (1.94%) Hudson
2 2 (1.94%) JUnit
3 1 (0.97%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.97%) Xcode
3 1 (0.97%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.97%) Subversion
3 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (28.16%) Banking
2 2 (1.94%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.97%) Local Government
3 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Marketing
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
3 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (30.10%) Developer
2 27 (26.21%) Analyst
3 17 (16.50%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.53%) Business Analyst
5 14 (13.59%) Project Manager
6 9 (8.74%) Architect
7 6 (5.83%) Test Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Business Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Business Project Manager
8 5 (4.85%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Change Project Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Change Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Business Change Project Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Business Change Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Change Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Business Change Manager
10 3 (2.91%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.50%) Web Services
2 16 (15.53%) J2EE
2 16 (15.53%) SOAP
2 16 (15.53%) Spring
3 14 (13.59%) HTML
3 14 (13.59%) XML
4 9 (8.74%) CSS
5 8 (7.77%) XSLT
6 7 (6.80%) WSDL
7 4 (3.88%) JAX-RPC
7 4 (3.88%) Servlets
7 4 (3.88%) HTML5
8 3 (2.91%) POJO
8 3 (2.91%) JAX-WS
8 3 (2.91%) RESTful
8 3 (2.91%) JiBX
8 3 (2.91%) JSON
8 3 (2.91%) JAXB
8 3 (2.91%) XSL
8 3 (2.91%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.88%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.91%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.94%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.97%) IVR
5 1 (0.97%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) CMDB
5 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.71%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.85%) Linux
3 5 (4.85%) UNIX
3 5 (4.85%) Android
4 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) Project Management
1 18 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.56%) Business Analysis
4 13 (12.62%) Migration
5 12 (11.65%) SDLC
6 10 (9.71%) Business Transformation
7 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.80%) Integration Testing
7 7 (6.80%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (5.83%) Time Management
8 6 (5.83%) Requirements Management
8 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.85%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.85%) Data Management
9 5 (4.85%) iOS Development
9 5 (4.85%) Automation Testing
10 4 (3.88%) Android Development
10 4 (3.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.36%) Java
2 12 (11.65%) SQL
3 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.94%) PHP
5 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.94%) XPath
5 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.97%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.97%) Jython
6 1 (0.97%) Perl
6 1 (0.97%) C
6 1 (0.97%) C#
6 1 (0.97%) C++
6 1 (0.97%) VBA
6 1 (0.97%) PL/1
6 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) ISEB
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.94%) MCP
3 2 (1.94%) MCSE
3 2 (1.94%) PMP
3 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.94%) MCITP
3 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.97%) CEH
4 1 (0.97%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.97%) CCNP
4 1 (0.97%) CCNA
4 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.97%) CISSP
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.88%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.94%) SCCM
2 2 (1.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) Oracle
2 8 (7.77%) IBM
3 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) HP
3 6 (5.83%) VMware
4 5 (4.85%) Citrix
5 4 (3.88%) SAP
6 2 (1.94%) Remedy
6 2 (1.94%) Tableau
6 2 (1.94%) BMC
7 1 (0.97%) Symantec
7 1 (0.97%) Teradata
7 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.97%) TSYS
7 1 (0.97%) ArcSight
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