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 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 19 4
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing Finance 52 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.26% 9.57% 14.00%
As % of the General category 52.00% 34.38% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 12
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£388 £350 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £249 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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
100 64 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.51% 27.83% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 25 14
Average daily rate £388 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.07 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.18% -10.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 32 (34.04%) Banking
2 23 (24.47%) HTML
2 23 (24.47%) Java
3 19 (20.21%) Spring
4 18 (19.15%) J2EE
4 18 (19.15%) XML
5 17 (18.09%) SOAP
5 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
6 16 (17.02%) Web Services
6 16 (17.02%) CSS
7 15 (15.96%) Business Analysis
7 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (14.89%) Oracle
9 13 (13.83%) SQL
10 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (11.70%) HTTP
10 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (10.64%) XSLT
11 10 (10.64%) Project Management
12 9 (9.57%) Migration
12 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
13 8 (8.51%) Integration Testing
14 7 (7.45%) Change Management
14 7 (7.45%) WSDL
15 6 (6.38%) SAS
15 6 (6.38%) IBM
15 6 (6.38%) Data Management
15 6 (6.38%) TOGAF
15 6 (6.38%) Online Banking
15 6 (6.38%) WebSphere

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (6.38%) SAS
1 6 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.26%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (3.19%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.06%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.06%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) HTTP
2 4 (4.26%) Internet
3 3 (3.19%) Network Security
4 2 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (1.06%) NAS
5 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.06%) SAN
5 1 (1.06%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.26%) Informix
2 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.06%) OLAP
5 1 (1.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.06%) DTS
5 1 (1.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.06%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Selenium
1 5 (5.32%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.26%) Mockito
2 4 (4.26%) JUnit
3 2 (2.13%) Introscope
3 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.13%) JIRA
3 2 (2.13%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.06%) Maven
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.06%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (34.04%) Banking
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Local Government
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (35.11%) Developer
2 21 (22.34%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.21%) Analyst
4 14 (14.89%) Business Analyst
5 12 (12.77%) Architect
6 8 (8.51%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.51%) Designer
7 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.26%) UX Designer
9 3 (3.19%) Business Change Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Change Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Business Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.47%) HTML
2 19 (20.21%) Spring
3 18 (19.15%) J2EE
3 18 (19.15%) XML
4 17 (18.09%) SOAP
5 16 (17.02%) Web Services
5 16 (17.02%) CSS
6 10 (10.64%) XSLT
7 7 (7.45%) WSDL
8 6 (6.38%) JSON
9 5 (5.32%) Servlets
9 5 (5.32%) JAX-WS
9 5 (5.32%) RESTful
9 5 (5.32%) HTML5
9 5 (5.32%) XSL
10 4 (4.26%) JAX-RPC
10 4 (4.26%) JDBC
10 4 (4.26%) PowerMock
10 4 (4.26%) JAX-RS
11 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.38%) Online Banking
3 5 (5.32%) User Experience
4 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.13%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.13%) Open Source
5 2 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) CMDB
6 1 (1.06%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.06%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Windows
1 2 (2.13%) Linux
1 2 (2.13%) Android
1 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (15.96%) Business Analysis
2 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (10.64%) Project Management
4 9 (9.57%) Migration
4 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
5 8 (8.51%) Integration Testing
6 7 (7.45%) Change Management
7 6 (6.38%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.38%) Data Management
7 6 (6.38%) Business Transformation
8 5 (5.32%) Analytics
8 5 (5.32%) Web Application Development
8 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.32%) Web Development
8 5 (5.32%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.32%) TDD
8 5 (5.32%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.26%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (4.26%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.47%) Java
2 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.83%) SQL
4 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.19%) C#
6 2 (2.13%) PHP
6 2 (2.13%) XPath
7 1 (1.06%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.06%) Perl
7 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.06%) VBA
7 1 (1.06%) PL/1
7 1 (1.06%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.06%) PMP
3 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.06%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) CCNP
3 1 (1.06%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Oracle
2 6 (6.38%) IBM
3 3 (3.19%) BMC
3 3 (3.19%) Remedy
3 3 (3.19%) Google
4 2 (2.13%) TSYS
4 2 (2.13%) Tableau
4 2 (2.13%) Perforce
4 2 (2.13%) Compuware
4 2 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (1.06%) Citrix
5 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco
5 1 (1.06%) Capita
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago