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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 31.03% 18.18% 15.38%
As % of the General category 100.00% 100.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£465 - £350
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 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
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
9 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 31.03% 18.18% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £465 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 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 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) Test Management
3 12 (46.15%) Integration Testing
3 12 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 12 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (46.15%) ISEB
4 11 (42.31%) Migration
4 11 (42.31%) ETL
4 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
5 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (30.77%) HP
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Workflow
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (15.38%) Cash Management
11 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (15.38%) General Ledger

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in East Anglia by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (19.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle HRMS
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MSTest
General
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
1 4 (15.38%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Test Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Coordinator
4 4 (15.38%) Test Coordinator
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) PMI
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Test Management
2 12 (46.15%) Integration Testing
3 11 (42.31%) ETL
3 11 (42.31%) Migration
4 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Workflow
7 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
7 4 (15.38%) Cash Management
8 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
8 3 (11.54%) CRM
9 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.85%) Change Management
10 1 (3.85%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) ISEB
1 12 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) HP
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Planview