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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 18.18% 37.78% 20.00%
As % of the General category 50.00% 89.47% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£575 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
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
4 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 36.36% 42.22% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £575 £550 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +69.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 26 Related IT Skills in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) EFT
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in East Anglia by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EFT
1 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP