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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 311 307 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.82% 19.00% 18.85%
As % of the General category 63.73% 58.25% 54.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 178 163
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£425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £153 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 7
Average hourly rate £9.94 £35.00 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.60% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.99 £11.00 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £56.16 £65.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
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
488 527 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.66% 32.61% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 305 278
Average daily rate £425 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £501 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 15
Average hourly rate £9.94 £33.75 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.54% -48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.94 £11.50 £15.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £56.16 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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 0 138 £450 - 20
Nottinghamshire 0 51 £425 +19.29% 23
Derbyshire +6 40 £400 +14.28% 7
Leicestershire +4 38 £369 +34.09% 3
Lincolnshire +6 7 £350 +64.70% 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 117 (19.66%) Banking
2 103 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 84 (14.12%) Project Management
4 83 (13.95%) Oracle
5 68 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 67 (11.26%) SQL
7 56 (9.41%) Migration
8 53 (8.91%) Change Management
9 48 (8.07%) Microsoft
10 47 (7.90%) Java
11 44 (7.39%) UNIX
11 44 (7.39%) Oracle EBS R12
12 42 (7.06%) Retail
12 42 (7.06%) Risk Management
13 41 (6.89%) MS Excel
14 39 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (6.05%) Manufacturing
15 36 (6.05%) PRINCE2
15 36 (6.05%) MS Office
16 34 (5.71%) Windows
17 33 (5.55%) SQL Server
18 32 (5.38%) ERP
19 29 (4.87%) Oracle EBS
20 28 (4.71%) SAP
21 27 (4.54%) JavaScript
21 27 (4.54%) ITIL
22 26 (4.37%) Retail Banking
22 26 (4.37%) Degree
22 26 (4.37%) XML
22 26 (4.37%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (1.68%) SAS
4 8 (1.34%) CMS
5 4 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.50%) IIS
6 3 (0.50%) Apache
6 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.50%) CICS
6 3 (0.50%) Node.js
6 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.34%) Confluence
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 41 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.05%) MS Office
3 22 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.68%) MS Project
6 8 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (1.01%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
8 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 44 (7.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 29 (4.87%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (4.20%) Oracle Payables
3 25 (4.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 25 (4.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 19 (3.19%) Oracle Financials
5 18 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
6 17 (2.86%) Agresso
7 13 (2.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (2.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 11 (1.85%) Oracle Assets
8 11 (1.85%) Oracle iProcurement
9 9 (1.51%) Oracle 11i
9 9 (1.51%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (0.67%) CA Clarity
11 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.50%) Maximo
12 3 (0.50%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.34%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.84%) Firewall
1 5 (0.84%) Wireless
2 4 (0.67%) Internet
2 4 (0.67%) SMS
3 3 (0.50%) HTTP
3 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.50%) SAN
3 3 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.34%) Wireless Security
4 2 (0.34%) NAS
4 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.34%) Nortel Contivity
4 2 (0.34%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (0.34%) NFC
4 2 (0.34%) ISDN
4 2 (0.34%) SSL
4 2 (0.34%) VoIP
5 1 (0.17%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.55%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 14 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (2.02%) Oracle9i Database
7 9 (1.51%) PowerCenter
7 9 (1.51%) Data Mart
8 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.18%) MS Access
10 6 (1.01%) DB2
11 5 (0.84%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.67%) SQLPlus
12 4 (0.67%) OLAP
13 3 (0.50%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (1.34%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.01%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.01%) Maven
3 6 (1.01%) Selenium
4 5 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.50%) Yeoman
6 3 (0.50%) Bower
6 3 (0.50%) Grunt
6 3 (0.50%) Subversion
6 3 (0.50%) JDeveloper
7 2 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.34%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.34%) Ant
7 2 (0.34%) JUnit
7 2 (0.34%) JIRA
7 2 (0.34%) jMock
General
1 117 (19.66%) Banking
2 42 (7.06%) Retail
3 36 (6.05%) Manufacturing
4 26 (4.37%) Retail Banking
5 23 (3.87%) Marketing
6 19 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.19%) Legal
7 13 (2.18%) Electronics
8 11 (1.85%) International Banking
9 9 (1.51%) Back Office
9 9 (1.51%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.34%) Advertising
11 6 (1.01%) Front Office
11 6 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.67%) Billing
13 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 194 (32.61%) Analyst
2 125 (21.01%) Business Analyst
3 96 (16.13%) Developer
4 77 (12.94%) Project Manager
5 43 (7.23%) Senior Analyst
6 41 (6.89%) Consultant
7 40 (6.72%) Senior Business Analyst
8 27 (4.54%) Java Developer
9 21 (3.53%) Change Manager
9 21 (3.53%) Oracle Consultant
10 18 (3.03%) Architect
11 17 (2.86%) Banking Business Analyst
12 16 (2.69%) Senior Manager
13 15 (2.52%) Financial Business Analyst
14 13 (2.18%) Support Analyst
15 11 (1.85%) Functional Consultant
15 11 (1.85%) Administrator
15 11 (1.85%) Oracle Financials Consultant
15 11 (1.85%) PMO Manager
16 10 (1.68%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.37%) XML
2 25 (4.20%) .NET
3 22 (3.70%) CSS
4 18 (3.03%) HTML
5 17 (2.86%) J2EE
5 17 (2.86%) Web Services
6 14 (2.35%) FIX Protocol
7 12 (2.02%) JSON
7 12 (2.02%) CSS3
7 12 (2.02%) Ajax
8 11 (1.85%) Java SE
8 11 (1.85%) Sass
9 10 (1.68%) ASP.NET
10 9 (1.51%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.51%) WCF
11 8 (1.34%) REST
11 8 (1.34%) LESS
11 8 (1.34%) Backbone.js
11 8 (1.34%) Spring
11 8 (1.34%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.37%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.18%) Fixed Income
2 13 (2.18%) DTV
3 12 (2.02%) Mainframe
4 10 (1.68%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.34%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.34%) PMI
6 7 (1.18%) NHS
7 5 (0.84%) Open Source
8 3 (0.50%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.50%) CMDB
8 3 (0.50%) Statistics
8 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.50%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.34%) IVR
9 2 (0.34%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.34%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.34%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.34%) FMCG
9 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (7.39%) UNIX
2 34 (5.71%) Windows
3 20 (3.36%) Linux
4 7 (1.18%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.84%) Solaris
5 5 (0.84%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.50%) Android
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.17%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
2 84 (14.12%) Project Management
3 68 (11.43%) Business Analysis
4 56 (9.41%) Migration
5 53 (8.91%) Change Management
6 42 (7.06%) Risk Management
7 39 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (6.05%) PRINCE2
9 32 (5.38%) ERP
10 27 (4.54%) ITIL
11 26 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (4.37%) Data Migration
12 24 (4.03%) Workflow
13 23 (3.87%) Project Planning
14 22 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (3.70%) Programme Management
15 18 (3.03%) Logistics
15 18 (3.03%) Change Control
16 16 (2.69%) Multithreading
16 16 (2.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 67 (11.26%) SQL
2 47 (7.90%) Java
3 27 (4.54%) JavaScript
4 23 (3.87%) C#
5 21 (3.53%) PL/SQL
6 20 (3.36%) C++
7 12 (2.02%) C
8 10 (1.68%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.51%) Perl
10 8 (1.34%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.34%) VB
10 8 (1.34%) VBA
10 8 (1.34%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.01%) Python
12 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.67%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.67%) ABAP
12 4 (0.67%) VBScript
13 3 (0.50%) COBOL
14 2 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (4.37%) Degree
2 17 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 13 (2.18%) PMP
4 12 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (2.02%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.34%) CISSP
6 8 (1.34%) CISM
7 6 (1.01%) ISEB
8 5 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.84%) CISA
9 4 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.67%) MBA
9 4 (0.67%) CRISC
10 3 (0.50%) CIMA
10 3 (0.50%) CCIE
10 3 (0.50%) CCNP
10 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.34%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.36%) QA
2 5 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.50%) SLA
4 3 (0.50%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.50%) P3O
5 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.34%) FATCA
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.50%) RACF
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.34%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.68%) Control-M
2 8 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (13.95%) Oracle
2 48 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 28 (4.71%) SAP
4 16 (2.69%) Remedy
5 10 (1.68%) HP
6 8 (1.34%) Informatica
7 7 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.18%) VMware
7 7 (1.18%) Adobe
8 6 (1.01%) Cisco
8 6 (1.01%) IBM
8 6 (1.01%) Pegasus
9 4 (0.67%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.67%) Teradata
10 3 (0.50%) Cognos
10 3 (0.50%) Citrix
10 3 (0.50%) Avaya
10 3 (0.50%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.50%) Northgate
11 2 (0.34%) Sage
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £8.50 - £9.70 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 27 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago