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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 22.61% 25.00% 23.53%
As % of the General category 47.27% 43.24% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 14
Median daily rate £388 £461 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +19.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £308 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £538 £824
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £16.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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
55 74 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 47.83% 57.81% 49.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 18
Median daily rate £408 £475 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% +28.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £359 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) Banking
3 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.33%) Java
4 11 (18.33%) Web Services
4 11 (18.33%) XML
5 10 (16.67%) JDBC
5 10 (16.67%) SOAP
5 10 (16.67%) J2EE
5 10 (16.67%) WSDL
5 10 (16.67%) JAXB
5 10 (16.67%) Spring
5 10 (16.67%) AOP
5 10 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.67%) JAX-WS
5 10 (16.67%) Kanban
5 10 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (15.00%) SQL
7 8 (13.33%) Data Privacy
8 7 (11.67%) Data Protection
8 7 (11.67%) JSON
8 7 (11.67%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (11.67%) Oracle
9 6 (10.00%) IBM
9 6 (10.00%) ISEB
9 6 (10.00%) ETL
9 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis

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 5 (8.33%) SAS
1 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.67%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.67%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) OLAP
3 1 (1.67%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.67%) SAS EBI
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
1 5 (8.33%) Subversion
2 4 (6.67%) JUnit
2 4 (6.67%) Selenium
3 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.67%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.67%) QUnit
General
1 15 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Back Office
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
3 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Local Government
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Tableau Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Digital Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Web Services
1 11 (18.33%) XML
2 10 (16.67%) J2EE
2 10 (16.67%) JAXB
2 10 (16.67%) JAX-WS
2 10 (16.67%) JDBC
2 10 (16.67%) SOAP
2 10 (16.67%) Spring
2 10 (16.67%) WSDL
3 7 (11.67%) JSON
4 6 (10.00%) RESTful
5 4 (6.67%) Apache Camel
5 4 (6.67%) POJO
5 4 (6.67%) XSLT
6 2 (3.33%) CSS
6 2 (3.33%) HTML
6 2 (3.33%) Middleware
7 1 (1.67%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.67%) HTML5
7 1 (1.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) AIX
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (16.67%) AOP
4 10 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 10 (16.67%) Kanban
4 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Data Privacy
6 7 (11.67%) Data Protection
7 6 (10.00%) Analytics
7 6 (10.00%) BDD
7 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) ETL
8 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Project Management
8 5 (8.33%) Scrum
8 5 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) Java
2 9 (15.00%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) C++
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) CISA
2 1 (1.67%) CISM
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SEPA
2 1 (1.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) IBM
3 4 (6.67%) Tableau
4 1 (1.67%) Dell
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) VocaLink
4 1 (1.67%) Workday
Chester, Cheshire
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