The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 317 272 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.64% 17.12% 18.47%
As % of the General category 60.04% 60.31% 55.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 149 169
Average daily rate
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£425 £349 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.86% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £85 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 9
Average hourly rate £9.21 £20.38 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.82% -32.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.88 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £55.06 £66.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Finance
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 Midlands region.

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
528 451 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.71% 28.38% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 248 275
Average daily rate £425 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £91 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 39 21
Average hourly rate £9.94 £20.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.91% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.88 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.51 £52.50 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire 0 116 £455 +13.62% 30
Nottinghamshire +5 77 £413 +19.56% 20
Derbyshire +11 49 £380 +18.75% 9
Leicestershire +2 33 £200 -30.43% 10
Lincolnshire +5 10 £365 -27.00% 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 112 (18.98%) Banking
2 107 (18.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 79 (13.39%) Project Management
3 79 (13.39%) Oracle
4 66 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (10.85%) Business Analysis
6 59 (10.00%) Retail
6 59 (10.00%) SQL
7 56 (9.49%) Microsoft
8 54 (9.15%) Migration
8 54 (9.15%) Change Management
9 45 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (7.12%) MS Excel
11 41 (6.95%) Oracle EBS R12
12 39 (6.61%) Windows
13 38 (6.44%) Risk Management
14 37 (6.27%) MS Office
15 36 (6.10%) Java
16 35 (5.93%) PRINCE2
17 32 (5.42%) Retail Banking
18 31 (5.25%) UNIX
19 30 (5.08%) JavaScript
19 30 (5.08%) Legal
19 30 (5.08%) Marketing
20 29 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
20 29 (4.92%) ITIL
21 28 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
22 27 (4.58%) SAP
23 26 (4.41%) CSS
23 26 (4.41%) ERP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (3.56%) SAS
2 15 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (1.19%) CMS
5 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.85%) CICS
5 5 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.68%) IIS
6 4 (0.68%) Apache
6 4 (0.68%) Node.js
7 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.34%) JBoss
8 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.34%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.34%) Confluence
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 42 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.27%) MS Office
3 23 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 20 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.54%) MS Project
6 11 (1.86%) Photoshop
7 7 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (6.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 29 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (3.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 21 (3.56%) Oracle Payables
3 21 (3.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 18 (3.05%) Oracle Financials
5 16 (2.71%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (2.37%) Oracle Assets
7 12 (2.03%) Agresso
8 11 (1.86%) Oracle iProcurement
9 9 (1.53%) Oracle 11i
10 8 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (1.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (1.02%) VisionPLUS
12 4 (0.68%) CA Clarity
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
14 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
14 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.02%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.34%) Force.com
2 2 (0.34%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.36%) Firewall
1 8 (1.36%) Wireless
2 6 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (1.02%) SAN
2 6 (1.02%) Internet
3 5 (0.85%) Nortel Contivity
3 5 (0.85%) SMS
3 5 (0.85%) WAN
3 5 (0.85%) NAS
4 4 (0.68%) HTTP
4 4 (0.68%) ATM
5 3 (0.51%) ISDN
5 3 (0.51%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (0.51%) SSL
6 2 (0.34%) NFC
6 2 (0.34%) VoIP
6 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.34%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.17%) SSH
7 1 (0.17%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.03%) DB2
3 12 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (1.53%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.02%) Data Mart
8 6 (1.02%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.02%) PowerCenter
9 5 (0.85%) SAP BW
9 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.68%) MySQL
10 4 (0.68%) MS Access
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.51%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
1 10 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.36%) Cucumber
2 8 (1.36%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.02%) Maven
4 5 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.85%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.68%) Calabash
5 4 (0.68%) Selenium
5 4 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.51%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.51%) Ant
6 3 (0.51%) JDeveloper
6 3 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.51%) Grunt
6 3 (0.51%) Yeoman
6 3 (0.51%) Bower
6 3 (0.51%) Gradle
7 2 (0.34%) Jasmine
General
1 112 (18.98%) Banking
2 59 (10.00%) Retail
3 32 (5.42%) Retail Banking
4 30 (5.08%) Legal
4 30 (5.08%) Marketing
5 20 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.03%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.86%) Advertising
9 8 (1.36%) Electronics
10 6 (1.02%) International Banking
11 5 (0.85%) Billing
12 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.51%) Front Office
13 3 (0.51%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 179 (30.34%) Analyst
2 115 (19.49%) Business Analyst
3 81 (13.73%) Project Manager
4 71 (12.03%) Developer
5 43 (7.29%) Consultant
6 36 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
7 32 (5.42%) Senior Business Analyst
8 20 (3.39%) Architect
9 18 (3.05%) Change Manager
9 18 (3.05%) Financial Business Analyst
10 13 (2.20%) Oracle Consultant
10 13 (2.20%) Support Analyst
11 12 (2.03%) Administrator
11 12 (2.03%) Service Manager
11 12 (2.03%) Java Developer
12 11 (1.86%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (1.69%) Senior Manager
13 10 (1.69%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (1.69%) Business Manager
13 10 (1.69%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.41%) CSS
2 23 (3.90%) .NET
3 20 (3.39%) JSON
3 20 (3.39%) CSS3
4 18 (3.05%) XML
4 18 (3.05%) Ajax
5 17 (2.88%) HTML
6 16 (2.71%) Sass
7 14 (2.37%) REST
8 13 (2.20%) LESS
8 13 (2.20%) Backbone.js
9 10 (1.69%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.69%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.36%) Spring
10 8 (1.36%) OLE
11 7 (1.19%) Web Services
11 7 (1.19%) HTML5
11 7 (1.19%) jQuery
12 6 (1.02%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (1.02%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.22%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.37%) User Experience
5 13 (2.20%) Mainframe
6 9 (1.53%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.53%) FMCG
7 8 (1.36%) DTV
7 8 (1.36%) PMI
8 5 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.85%) Open Source
9 4 (0.68%) NHS
9 4 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.34%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.34%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.34%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.34%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.34%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.61%) Windows
2 31 (5.25%) UNIX
3 17 (2.88%) Linux
4 6 (1.02%) Android
4 6 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.85%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.85%) Solaris
6 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.17%) HPUX
7 1 (0.17%) zOS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (18.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 79 (13.39%) Project Management
3 66 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (10.85%) Business Analysis
5 54 (9.15%) Migration
5 54 (9.15%) Change Management
6 38 (6.44%) Risk Management
7 35 (5.93%) PRINCE2
8 29 (4.92%) ITIL
9 28 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (4.41%) ERP
11 25 (4.24%) OO
11 25 (4.24%) Data Migration
12 23 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (3.73%) Change Control
13 22 (3.73%) Programme Management
14 21 (3.56%) Project Planning
14 21 (3.56%) Workflow
15 19 (3.22%) Scrum
15 19 (3.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (10.00%) SQL
2 36 (6.10%) Java
3 30 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 23 (3.90%) C#
5 14 (2.37%) PL/SQL
6 12 (2.03%) C++
7 10 (1.69%) Perl
7 10 (1.69%) C
8 7 (1.19%) VBA
8 7 (1.19%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.02%) Python
9 6 (1.02%) VB
10 5 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.85%) COBOL
10 5 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.85%) VBScript
11 4 (0.68%) R
11 4 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.68%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.68%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 19 (3.22%) Degree
2 13 (2.20%) PMI Certification
3 11 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.69%) PMP
4 10 (1.69%) ISEB
5 9 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.36%) CISSP
6 8 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.36%) CISM
7 7 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.02%) CCIE
8 6 (1.02%) CCNP
8 6 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.85%) CISA
10 4 (0.68%) APMP
10 4 (0.68%) CRISC
10 4 (0.68%) CIMA
10 4 (0.68%) MBA
11 3 (0.51%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.41%) QA
2 7 (1.19%) SLA
3 5 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.68%) P3O
5 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) FATCA
6 2 (0.34%) Basel II
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.85%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.51%) RACF
5 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 7 (1.19%) Control-M
3 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.34%) Puppet
5 2 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.34%) SCOM
5 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.17%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 79 (13.39%) Oracle
2 56 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.58%) SAP
4 17 (2.88%) HP
5 16 (2.71%) Remedy
6 13 (2.20%) VMware
6 13 (2.20%) Adobe
7 10 (1.69%) Cisco
8 8 (1.36%) IBM
9 7 (1.19%) Pegasus
9 7 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.02%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.85%) Informatica
11 5 (0.85%) Cognos
11 5 (0.85%) Nortel
11 5 (0.85%) Blue Coat
12 4 (0.68%) Citrix
12 4 (0.68%) Avaya
12 4 (0.68%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.51%) Teradata
East Midlands
Leading Resolutions
Rate: £negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £15.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Derbyshire
NES Global Talent
Rate: negotiable on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £8.50 - £9.70 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Motorpoint Ltd
Rate: £50,000 per annum pro rata
Posted: 12 days ago
Northampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Northamptonshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £385 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
East Midlands
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Uni of Lincoln
Rate: From £31,342
Posted: 17 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago
Rutland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago