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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing Finance 52 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 32.50% 10.24% 14.62%
As % of the General category 55.91% 33.87% 51.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 15
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£388 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £237 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £438 £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 £16.50 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.51%
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
93 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 58.13% 30.24% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 16
Average daily rate £388 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 19
Average hourly rate £14.81 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £30.24 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 28 (35.00%) Banking
2 19 (23.75%) Java
3 17 (21.25%) HTML
4 15 (18.75%) Spring
5 14 (17.50%) J2EE
5 14 (17.50%) XML
6 13 (16.25%) SOAP
6 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (16.25%) Business Analysis
7 12 (15.00%) Web Services
8 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
9 10 (12.50%) Oracle
9 10 (12.50%) CSS
9 10 (12.50%) HTTP
9 10 (12.50%) Project Management
9 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (11.25%) Change Management
11 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (10.00%) XSLT
12 7 (8.75%) SQL
12 7 (8.75%) SAS
12 7 (8.75%) Migration
13 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
13 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (7.50%) TOGAF
13 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
14 5 (6.25%) Retail
14 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
14 5 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (6.25%) Online Banking

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (8.75%) SAS
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (3.75%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.25%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.25%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.25%) Route 53
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 3 (3.75%) Network Security
3 2 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) SAN
4 1 (1.25%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.75%) Informix
2 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.50%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.25%) DTS
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) JUnit
1 3 (3.75%) Selenium
1 3 (3.75%) Mockito
1 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.50%) JIRA
2 2 (2.50%) Introscope
3 1 (1.25%) Maven
3 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.25%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (35.00%) Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Local Government
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Developer
2 18 (22.50%) Analyst
3 17 (21.25%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Architect
6 8 (10.00%) Project Manager
7 7 (8.75%) Designer
8 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Administrator
9 3 (3.75%) UX Designer
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Graphic Designer
10 2 (2.50%) Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Data Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Data Business Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) HTML
2 15 (18.75%) Spring
3 14 (17.50%) J2EE
3 14 (17.50%) XML
4 13 (16.25%) SOAP
5 12 (15.00%) Web Services
6 10 (12.50%) CSS
7 8 (10.00%) XSLT
8 5 (6.25%) JSON
9 4 (5.00%) RESTful
9 4 (5.00%) Servlets
9 4 (5.00%) XSL
10 3 (3.75%) WSDL
10 3 (3.75%) JAX-RPC
10 3 (3.75%) JDBC
10 3 (3.75%) .NET
10 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.75%) PowerMock
10 3 (3.75%) JAX-RS
11 2 (2.50%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.25%) Online Banking
4 4 (5.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.50%) Open Source
5 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) IVR
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Android
2 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) CentOS
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (16.25%) Business Analysis
2 10 (12.50%) Project Management
3 9 (11.25%) Change Management
4 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.75%) Migration
6 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.50%) TOGAF
6 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (6.25%) Analytics
7 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.00%) Web Application Development
8 4 (5.00%) Business Transformation
8 4 (5.00%) Web Development
8 4 (5.00%) Time Management
8 4 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (5.00%) Data Management
8 4 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) Java
2 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.75%) SQL
4 3 (3.75%) C#
5 2 (2.50%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.25%) VBA
6 1 (1.25%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
1 3 (3.75%) VCP4
2 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) CCNP
2 1 (1.25%) CCNA
2 1 (1.25%) ISEB
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.25%) PMP
2 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.25%) Puppet
1 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (5.00%) IBM
3 3 (3.75%) HP
3 3 (3.75%) Google
4 2 (2.50%) Tableau
4 2 (2.50%) Remedy
4 2 (2.50%) Perforce
4 2 (2.50%) BMC
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) Compuware
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.25%) Dell
5 1 (1.25%) EMC
5 1 (1.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) Capita
5 1 (1.25%) RightScale
5 1 (1.25%) TSYS
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