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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 8 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 22 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.77% 24.24% 10.16%
As % of the General category 44.90% 58.82% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 8
Median daily rate £425 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.65 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +21.21%
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
49 68 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 32.89% 41.21% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 11
Median daily rate £425 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 24
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -58.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 43 (39.81%) Banking
2 40 (37.04%) Java
3 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (26.85%) XML
5 28 (25.93%) J2EE
5 28 (25.93%) Waterfall
6 25 (23.15%) Spring
6 25 (23.15%) Web Services
7 24 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (21.30%) Integration Testing
8 23 (21.30%) Kanban
8 23 (21.30%) Oracle
8 23 (21.30%) JDBC
8 23 (21.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (20.37%) SOAP
9 22 (20.37%) Software Engineering
9 22 (20.37%) System Integration Testing
10 21 (19.44%) AOP
10 21 (19.44%) WSDL
11 20 (18.52%) JAXB
11 20 (18.52%) JAX-WS
12 18 (16.67%) SQL
13 15 (13.89%) PL/SQL
13 15 (13.89%) RESTful
14 14 (12.96%) WebSphere
14 14 (12.96%) JSON
14 14 (12.96%) Project Management
15 13 (12.04%) IBM
15 13 (12.04%) BDD
16 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database

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 14 (12.96%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.70%) IIS
4 4 (3.70%) SAS
5 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.93%) CICS
6 1 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Office
2 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.85%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.85%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (1.85%) MS Project
4 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) SSL
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.78%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.93%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.93%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.93%) DB2
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) OLAP
6 1 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) JIRA
2 9 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.33%) Subversion
3 8 (7.41%) Selenium
4 7 (6.48%) JUnit
5 3 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.85%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.85%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.93%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.93%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
7 1 (0.93%) Mockito
7 1 (0.93%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.93%) QUnit
7 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
General
1 43 (39.81%) Banking
2 8 (7.41%) Retail
3 5 (4.63%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Back Office
4 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Legal
5 2 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (32.41%) Developer
2 27 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 23 (21.30%) Analyst
4 18 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 14 (12.96%) Senior Developer
6 13 (12.04%) Project Manager
6 13 (12.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (10.19%) Applications Developer
8 10 (9.26%) Java Applications Developer
8 10 (9.26%) Senior Applications Developer
8 10 (9.26%) Senior Java Applications Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Digital Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Designer
10 4 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Programmer
11 3 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 3 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.85%) XML
2 28 (25.93%) J2EE
3 25 (23.15%) Spring
3 25 (23.15%) Web Services
4 23 (21.30%) JDBC
5 22 (20.37%) SOAP
6 21 (19.44%) WSDL
7 20 (18.52%) JAXB
7 20 (18.52%) JAX-WS
8 15 (13.89%) RESTful
9 14 (12.96%) JSON
10 9 (8.33%) Apache Camel
11 8 (7.41%) XSLT
12 7 (6.48%) CSS
12 7 (6.48%) Middleware
12 7 (6.48%) POJO
13 6 (5.56%) HTML
14 3 (2.78%) jQuery
14 3 (2.78%) XML Messaging
15 2 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.78%) Credit Risk
2 3 (2.78%) User Experience
3 2 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (1.85%) Clustering
3 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.85%) Online Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (1.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.48%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Unix
3 5 (4.63%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.85%) AIX
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.93%) Waterfall
3 24 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (21.30%) Integration Testing
4 23 (21.30%) Kanban
4 23 (21.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (20.37%) Software Engineering
5 22 (20.37%) System Integration Testing
6 21 (19.44%) AOP
7 14 (12.96%) Project Management
8 13 (12.04%) BDD
9 11 (10.19%) TDD
10 10 (9.26%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.41%) Migration
13 7 (6.48%) Extreme Programming
14 6 (5.56%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.56%) Scrum
15 5 (4.63%) CRM
15 5 (4.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.04%) Java
2 18 (16.67%) SQL
3 15 (13.89%) PL/SQL
4 8 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.85%) PHP
5 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.85%) VB
5 2 (1.85%) VBScript
6 1 (0.93%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) ISEB
2 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.85%) MCSE
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.93%) CISA
3 1 (0.93%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) FATCA
3 1 (0.93%) SEPA
3 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) Oracle
2 13 (12.04%) IBM
3 4 (3.70%) VMware
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.78%) Sybase
4 3 (2.78%) Tableau
4 3 (2.78%) Talend
4 3 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.78%) Vertica
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) Perforce
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) VocaLink
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