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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Finance 76 62 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 37.44% 25.51% 10.53%
As % of the General category 74.51% 67.39% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 43 8
Median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £550 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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
102 92 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.25% 37.86% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 55 12
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £510 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.06 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -3.00%

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 30 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 30 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 52 (45.61%) Banking
2 41 (35.96%) Java
3 29 (25.44%) Oracle
4 28 (24.56%) XML
5 27 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (19.30%) Project Management
6 22 (19.30%) J2EE
6 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (19.30%) Spring
7 20 (17.54%) SQL
8 19 (16.67%) Web Services
8 19 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 18 (15.79%) WebSphere
10 16 (14.04%) JDBC
10 16 (14.04%) IBM
11 15 (13.16%) Integration Testing
11 15 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 15 (13.16%) System Integration Testing
12 13 (11.40%) JavaScript
12 13 (11.40%) PL/SQL
13 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
13 12 (10.53%) SOAP
13 12 (10.53%) Middleware
13 12 (10.53%) Kanban
14 11 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (9.65%) JIRA
14 11 (9.65%) AOP
14 11 (9.65%) ITIL
14 11 (9.65%) Windows
14 11 (9.65%) WSDL

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 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.02%) IIS
2 8 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.51%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (3.51%) SAS
5 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.88%) CICS
6 1 (0.88%) Confluence
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Office
2 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.75%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.75%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.75%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) Internet
2 4 (3.51%) HTTP
3 2 (1.75%) SAN
3 2 (1.75%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) NAS
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
4 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.65%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.51%) MySQL
4 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) DB2
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) JIRA
2 10 (8.77%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.02%) Selenium
4 6 (5.26%) Subversion
5 4 (3.51%) Checkstyle
5 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.51%) FindBugs
5 4 (3.51%) JUnit
5 4 (3.51%) Maven
5 4 (3.51%) Mockito
5 4 (3.51%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.75%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.75%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (45.61%) Banking
2 10 (8.77%) Retail
3 5 (4.39%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.51%) Marketing
5 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (32.46%) Developer
2 26 (22.81%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.93%) Analyst
4 19 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 15 (13.16%) Business Analyst
6 11 (9.65%) Applications Support
7 8 (7.02%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Applications Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) Banking Project Manager
10 5 (4.39%) Financial Services Project Manager
10 5 (4.39%) Java Applications Developer
10 5 (4.39%) XML Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Designer
11 4 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (3.51%) Java Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) MySQL Developer
11 4 (3.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.56%) XML
2 22 (19.30%) J2EE
2 22 (19.30%) Spring
3 19 (16.67%) Web Services
4 16 (14.04%) JDBC
5 12 (10.53%) Middleware
5 12 (10.53%) SOAP
6 11 (9.65%) WSDL
7 10 (8.77%) JAXB
7 10 (8.77%) JAX-WS
8 9 (7.89%) CSS
9 8 (7.02%) RESTful
9 8 (7.02%) XSLT
10 7 (6.14%) Apache Camel
10 7 (6.14%) jQuery
11 6 (5.26%) JSON
11 6 (5.26%) XML Messaging
12 5 (4.39%) HTML
12 5 (4.39%) JSP
13 4 (3.51%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.39%) Credit Risk
1 5 (4.39%) Online Banking
2 4 (3.51%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.63%) Clustering
3 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.63%) User Experience
4 2 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.75%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.88%) Contactless
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.65%) Windows
1 11 (9.65%) Windows Server
2 8 (7.02%) Unix
3 6 (5.26%) Linux
4 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.75%) AIX
6 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.30%) Project Management
3 19 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 15 (13.16%) Integration Testing
4 15 (13.16%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.16%) System Integration Testing
5 12 (10.53%) Kanban
6 11 (9.65%) AOP
6 11 (9.65%) ITIL
6 11 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (8.77%) Migration
7 10 (8.77%) MVC
7 10 (8.77%) Problem Management
8 9 (7.89%) Business Analysis
8 9 (7.89%) Change Management
8 9 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (7.89%) TDD
9 6 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.96%) Java
2 20 (17.54%) SQL
3 13 (11.40%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.40%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.39%) PHP
6 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.63%) VB
6 3 (2.63%) VBScript
7 2 (1.75%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) Degree
1 7 (6.14%) MCSE
1 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Basel II
1 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.88%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) VMware ESX
2 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.88%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (25.44%) Oracle
2 16 (14.04%) IBM
3 6 (5.26%) Sybase
3 6 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 6 (5.26%) VMware
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.51%) Perforce
6 2 (1.75%) Citrix
6 2 (1.75%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) Tableau
6 2 (1.75%) Talend
6 2 (1.75%) Vertica
7 1 (0.88%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.88%) EMC
7 1 (0.88%) Kofax
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