The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the East Anglia region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 30.56% 20.00% 15.38%
As % of the General category 100.00% 100.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£465 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
Finance
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the East Anglia region.

General Category
East Anglia
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 30.56% 20.00% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £465 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.03%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the East Anglia region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the East Anglia region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the East Anglia region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia 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 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) Integration Testing
2 14 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (43.33%) Test Management
3 13 (43.33%) ISTQB
3 13 (43.33%) ISEB
4 12 (40.00%) Migration
4 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (36.67%) ETL
5 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
6 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (30.00%) HP
8 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.00%) Workflow
9 6 (20.00%) Banking
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle
11 4 (13.33%) Oracle HRMS
11 4 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (13.33%) Oracle Receivables

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in East Anglia by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia 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 5 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle HRMS
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MSTest
General
1 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 6 (20.00%) Test Coordinator
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Actuary
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) PMI
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Integration Testing
2 13 (43.33%) Test Management
3 12 (40.00%) Migration
3 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (36.67%) ETL
5 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Workflow
7 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 4 (13.33%) Cash Management
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.00%) CRM
10 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (3.33%) System Testing
10 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) ISTQB
1 13 (43.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Planview
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft