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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 340 281 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.31% 18.97% 14.57%
As % of the General category 56.38% 59.41% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 190 109
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £70 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £8.63 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.39% -57.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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
603 473 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 36.02% 31.94% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 287 215
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £70 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £9.92 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.33% -50.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.63 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.50 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 147 £450 -5.26% 38
Nottinghamshire +5 80 £405 +1.25% 27
Derbyshire +5 46 £368 +425.00% 14
Leicestershire +3 37 £425 +70.00% 11
Lincolnshire +9 17 £363 -12.12% 12
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 127 (20.82%) Banking
2 94 (15.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 93 (15.25%) Project Management
4 89 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (10.98%) SQL
6 62 (10.16%) Oracle
7 60 (9.84%) Retail
8 55 (9.02%) Java
9 51 (8.36%) Microsoft
10 50 (8.20%) MS Excel
11 45 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (7.05%) Migration
13 40 (6.56%) Business Analysis
13 40 (6.56%) Change Management
14 39 (6.39%) Windows
15 38 (6.23%) Scrum
16 36 (5.90%) PRINCE2
17 34 (5.57%) Legal
17 34 (5.57%) Marketing
18 33 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
19 30 (4.92%) Data Analysis
19 30 (4.92%) Financial Institution
20 29 (4.75%) JavaScript
21 28 (4.59%) C#
21 28 (4.59%) .NET
21 28 (4.59%) UNIX
21 28 (4.59%) CSS
22 26 (4.26%) Agresso
23 25 (4.10%) PRINCE
23 25 (4.10%) SAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 25 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.64%) SAS
2 10 (1.64%) Apache
3 8 (1.31%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (1.15%) CMS
4 7 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.82%) IIS
5 5 (0.82%) Node.js
6 4 (0.66%) CICS
6 4 (0.66%) Mule
7 3 (0.49%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.49%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.33%) Magnolia
8 2 (0.33%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 50 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.93%) MS Office
3 19 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.79%) MS Project
5 11 (1.80%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.16%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 26 (4.26%) Agresso
2 18 (2.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.80%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.98%) SAP SD
5 6 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.82%) VisionPLUS
6 5 (0.82%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.66%) IntelliMatch
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.49%) Maximo
8 3 (0.49%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) PaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.15%) WAN
1 7 (1.15%) Internet
2 6 (0.98%) SAN
3 5 (0.82%) Network Security
4 4 (0.66%) Firewall
4 4 (0.66%) Wireless
4 4 (0.66%) ATM
5 3 (0.49%) LAN
5 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.49%) VPN
6 2 (0.33%) DNS
6 2 (0.33%) SSL
6 2 (0.33%) NFC
6 2 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.16%) CTI
7 1 (0.16%) Intranet
7 1 (0.16%) NAS
7 1 (0.16%) PABX
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.48%) MySQL
4 9 (1.48%) DB2
4 9 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.15%) DataStage
5 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.66%) OLAP
7 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.49%) Base SAS
8 3 (0.49%) Pentaho
8 3 (0.49%) Big Data
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (2.62%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.64%) Subversion
5 9 (1.48%) Maven
6 8 (1.31%) JIRA
6 8 (1.31%) Toad
6 8 (1.31%) Calabash
7 6 (0.98%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.82%) Ant
8 5 (0.82%) ClearCase
8 5 (0.82%) Gradle
8 5 (0.82%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.66%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.49%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.49%) JUnit
10 3 (0.49%) RequisitePro
10 3 (0.49%) Xcode
10 3 (0.49%) Hudson
General
1 127 (20.82%) Banking
2 60 (9.84%) Retail
3 34 (5.57%) Legal
3 34 (5.57%) Marketing
4 30 (4.92%) Financial Institution
5 22 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.44%) Retail Banking
7 11 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.31%) Advertising
8 8 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.15%) International Banking
10 5 (0.82%) Electronics
10 5 (0.82%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.49%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.49%) Billing
12 3 (0.49%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Military
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 194 (31.80%) Analyst
2 108 (17.70%) Developer
3 105 (17.21%) Business Analyst
4 80 (13.11%) Project Manager
5 43 (7.05%) Consultant
6 34 (5.57%) Architect
7 32 (5.25%) Senior Analyst
8 23 (3.77%) Data Analyst
9 20 (3.28%) Change Manager
9 20 (3.28%) Service Analyst
10 19 (3.11%) Senior Business Analyst
11 17 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (2.46%) Senior Manager
13 12 (1.97%) Service Desk Analyst
14 11 (1.80%) Java Developer
14 11 (1.80%) Business Manager
14 11 (1.80%) Change Project Manager
15 10 (1.64%) MI Analyst
15 10 (1.64%) Business Change Manager
15 10 (1.64%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.59%) .NET
1 28 (4.59%) CSS
2 21 (3.44%) Ajax
2 21 (3.44%) JSON
3 20 (3.28%) REST
3 20 (3.28%) HTML
4 19 (3.11%) CSS3
5 15 (2.46%) Web Services
6 14 (2.30%) SOAP
6 14 (2.30%) Sass
6 14 (2.30%) AngularJS
7 13 (2.13%) jQuery
8 11 (1.80%) RESTful
8 11 (1.80%) HTML5
8 11 (1.80%) LESS
8 11 (1.80%) Backbone.js
9 10 (1.64%) XML
10 7 (1.15%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.98%) Spring
11 6 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.61%) Mobile App
3 18 (2.95%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.79%) User Experience
5 12 (1.97%) Open Source
6 11 (1.80%) Hedge funds
7 9 (1.48%) FMCG
7 9 (1.48%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.48%) Clustering
8 8 (1.31%) PKI
9 6 (0.98%) PMI
9 6 (0.98%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.82%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.82%) NHS
10 5 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.82%) DTV
11 4 (0.66%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.49%) VSAM
12 3 (0.49%) iSeries
12 3 (0.49%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.39%) Windows
2 28 (4.59%) UNIX
3 23 (3.77%) Linux
4 10 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.48%) Android
6 7 (1.15%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.82%) Solaris
7 5 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.33%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) HPUX
10 1 (0.16%) zOS
10 1 (0.16%) SUSE
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (15.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 93 (15.25%) Project Management
3 89 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (7.05%) Migration
5 40 (6.56%) Business Analysis
5 40 (6.56%) Change Management
6 38 (6.23%) Scrum
7 36 (5.90%) PRINCE2
8 33 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (4.92%) Data Analysis
10 25 (4.10%) PRINCE
10 25 (4.10%) ERP
11 24 (3.93%) Workflow
12 22 (3.61%) Configuration Management
12 22 (3.61%) Mentoring
12 22 (3.61%) Coaching
13 20 (3.28%) ITIL
13 20 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (3.11%) Data Migration
14 19 (3.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 67 (10.98%) SQL
2 55 (9.02%) Java
3 29 (4.75%) JavaScript
4 28 (4.59%) C#
5 14 (2.30%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.15%) VBA
6 7 (1.15%) PowerShell
7 6 (0.98%) VBScript
8 5 (0.82%) VB
8 5 (0.82%) C++
8 5 (0.82%) COBOL
8 5 (0.82%) Delphi
8 5 (0.82%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.49%) JCL
9 3 (0.49%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.49%) AWK
9 3 (0.49%) Ruby
9 3 (0.49%) C
9 3 (0.49%) PHP
9 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (3.44%) Degree
2 17 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.62%) PMI Certification
4 11 (1.80%) PMP
4 11 (1.80%) APMP
5 10 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.48%) ISEB
7 8 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.15%) CIMA
9 6 (0.98%) ACCA
10 4 (0.66%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.49%) CISSP
12 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.11%) QA
2 14 (2.30%) SLA
3 4 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.33%) Basel II
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.49%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.33%) NFS
4 2 (0.33%) Firmware
5 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.16%) Docker
5 1 (0.16%) iptables
5 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.48%) MOM
2 7 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.82%) Control-M
4 4 (0.66%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.49%) SCOM
6 2 (0.33%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.16%) SCCM
7 1 (0.16%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 62 (10.16%) Oracle
2 51 (8.36%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.10%) SAP
4 18 (2.95%) IBM
5 15 (2.46%) Remedy
6 12 (1.97%) Adobe
7 9 (1.48%) HP
7 9 (1.48%) VMware
8 8 (1.31%) GoldenSource
9 7 (1.15%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.98%) Cisco
10 6 (0.98%) Business Objects
11 5 (0.82%) Cognos
11 5 (0.82%) BMC
11 5 (0.82%) Axway
12 4 (0.66%) EMC
13 3 (0.49%) Citrix
13 3 (0.49%) Trillium
13 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.49%) Teradata
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