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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 14 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 41.18% 16.00% 21.74%
As % of the General category 100.00% 80.00% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£433 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.51% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £310 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
14 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 41.18% 20.00% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £465 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.45% -9.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 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 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 15 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (51.85%) Test Management
3 14 (51.85%) ISTQB
3 14 (51.85%) ISEB
3 14 (51.85%) Migration
4 12 (44.44%) ETL
5 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (37.04%) HP
7 9 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
8 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
9 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
10 6 (22.22%) Banking
11 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
12 3 (11.11%) Workflow
13 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
13 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
13 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
13 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
13 2 (7.41%) Oracle
13 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
13 2 (7.41%) Data Reconciliation
13 2 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
13 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
13 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in East Anglia by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.70%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Coordinator
3 7 (25.93%) Test Coordinator
4 5 (18.52%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Actuary
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 14 (51.85%) Test Management
2 14 (51.85%) Migration
3 12 (44.44%) ETL
4 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
7 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
8 3 (11.11%) Workflow
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.41%) Data Reconciliation
9 2 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Cash Management
10 1 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) ISTQB
1 14 (51.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft