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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 8 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 201 261 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.10% 18.52% 18.60%
As % of the General category 39.80% 55.77% 58.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 163 185
Average daily rate £405 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £275 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £9.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +57.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.24 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £16.00 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
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
505 468 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.92% 33.22% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 274 291
Average daily rate £375 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £275 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 28
Average hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £9.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% +12.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.94 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £16.00 £15.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Nottinghamshire -7 56 £430 +22.85% 26
Northamptonshire 0 53 £425 -5.55% 14
Derbyshire -3 38 £285 -18.57% 4
Leicestershire -8 36 £204 -49.12% 10
Lincolnshire -8 3 £425 +13.33% 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 90 (19.61%) Banking
2 89 (19.39%) Project Management
3 77 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (14.81%) SQL
5 54 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (11.33%) PRINCE2
7 48 (10.46%) Oracle
8 44 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (9.59%) Change Management
9 41 (8.93%) Microsoft
9 41 (8.93%) SAP
10 39 (8.50%) Security Cleared
11 37 (8.06%) Manufacturing
11 37 (8.06%) MS Office
12 33 (7.19%) MS Excel
13 32 (6.97%) C#
14 31 (6.75%) Business Analysis
14 31 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (6.75%) System Integration Testing
15 29 (6.32%) Integration Testing
15 29 (6.32%) Degree
15 29 (6.32%) Unix
16 28 (6.10%) .NET
16 28 (6.10%) PMI Certification
16 28 (6.10%) Legal
17 27 (5.88%) Retail
18 26 (5.66%) Marketing
18 26 (5.66%) Java
18 26 (5.66%) Windows
18 26 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.18%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.18%) SAS
5 9 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.53%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.09%) CMS
9 4 (0.87%) Apache
9 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.65%) JBoss
10 3 (0.65%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.65%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.44%) Confluence
11 2 (0.44%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.22%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 37 (8.06%) MS Office
2 33 (7.19%) MS Excel
3 21 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.83%) MS Project
5 6 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (3.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.40%) Hyperion Planning
3 11 (2.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (1.74%) HFM
5 8 (1.74%) Oracle Cash Management
5 8 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (1.53%) Cognos Controller
6 7 (1.53%) Cognos Planning
6 7 (1.53%) Cognos TM1
6 7 (1.53%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 7 (1.53%) SAP BPC
7 5 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.87%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.87%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.44%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.53%) VPN
3 5 (1.09%) LAN
4 4 (0.87%) HTTP
5 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.65%) Internet
5 3 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (0.65%) SAN
5 3 (0.65%) WAN
6 2 (0.44%) Intranet
6 2 (0.44%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.44%) SSL
7 1 (0.22%) 4G
7 1 (0.22%) DNS
7 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.22%) Firewall
7 1 (0.22%) LDAP
7 1 (0.22%) PBX
7 1 (0.22%) TETRA
7 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.83%) DB2
1 13 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (2.61%) SAP BW
3 11 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (2.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 9 (1.96%) Crystal Analysis
5 9 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.96%) Essbase
5 9 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (1.96%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (1.31%) SAP BI
6 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.09%) DataStage
8 4 (0.87%) Base SAS
8 4 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 9 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.53%) Subversion
3 6 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.09%) JIRA
5 3 (0.65%) Lombardi
5 3 (0.65%) Ranorex
5 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.44%) CasperJS
6 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.44%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.44%) jMock
6 2 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.44%) Maven
6 2 (0.44%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.44%) Selenium
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.44%) webpack
General
1 90 (19.61%) Banking
2 37 (8.06%) Manufacturing
3 28 (6.10%) Legal
4 27 (5.88%) Retail
5 26 (5.66%) Marketing
6 24 (5.23%) Aerospace
7 14 (3.05%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.83%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.96%) International Banking
10 8 (1.74%) Law
11 7 (1.53%) General Ledger
12 5 (1.09%) Electronics
13 4 (0.87%) Publishing
14 3 (0.65%) Back Office
14 3 (0.65%) Billing
14 3 (0.65%) Local Government
15 2 (0.44%) Advertising
15 2 (0.44%) Front Office
15 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (24.40%) Analyst
2 81 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 54 (11.76%) Developer
4 42 (9.15%) Consultant
5 38 (8.28%) Business Analyst
6 15 (3.27%) Data Analyst
7 14 (3.05%) Financial Analyst
8 13 (2.83%) Service Analyst
9 12 (2.61%) Change Manager
9 12 (2.61%) IT Manager
10 11 (2.40%) Architect
10 11 (2.40%) Security Consultant
11 10 (2.18%) Finance Business Analyst
11 10 (2.18%) IT Project Manager
11 10 (2.18%) Senior Manager
11 10 (2.18%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (1.96%) Technical Consultant
13 8 (1.74%) Administrator
13 8 (1.74%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (1.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.10%) .NET
2 23 (5.01%) Web Services
3 19 (4.14%) HTML
4 15 (3.27%) XML
5 12 (2.61%) .NET Framework
5 12 (2.61%) J2EE
5 12 (2.61%) jQuery
6 11 (2.40%) HTML5
7 10 (2.18%) SOAP
8 9 (1.96%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.74%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.74%) Spring
10 7 (1.53%) Ajax
11 6 (1.31%) CSS
11 6 (1.31%) JPA
11 6 (1.31%) XSD
11 6 (1.31%) XSLT
12 5 (1.09%) CSS3
13 4 (0.87%) REST
13 4 (0.87%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 17 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.05%) Blackberry
4 10 (2.18%) NHS
5 9 (1.96%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.53%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.09%) PMI
9 4 (0.87%) User Experience
10 3 (0.65%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.65%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.65%) Health Informatics
10 3 (0.65%) Informatics
11 2 (0.44%) AS400
11 2 (0.44%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.44%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.44%) iPad
11 2 (0.44%) Social Media
11 2 (0.44%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.32%) Unix
2 26 (5.66%) Windows
3 14 (3.05%) Linux
4 13 (2.83%) Windows XP
5 7 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.53%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.53%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.09%) AIX
7 5 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.87%) MVS
8 4 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.87%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.65%) Android
9 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (19.39%) Project Management
2 77 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (11.33%) PRINCE2
5 44 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (9.59%) Change Management
6 31 (6.75%) Business Analysis
6 31 (6.75%) System Integration Testing
7 29 (6.32%) Integration Testing
8 26 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (5.45%) ITIL
9 25 (5.45%) Migration
10 23 (5.01%) SDLC
10 23 (5.01%) Unit Testing
11 21 (4.58%) ETL
12 20 (4.36%) Waterfall
13 18 (3.92%) Data Analysis
13 18 (3.92%) ERP
14 17 (3.70%) Software Engineering
15 16 (3.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (14.81%) SQL
2 32 (6.97%) C#
3 26 (5.66%) Java
4 15 (3.27%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.40%) PL/SQL
6 10 (2.18%) VB.NET
7 9 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.74%) VBScript
9 6 (1.31%) Python
10 5 (1.09%) COBOL
11 4 (0.87%) Perl
11 4 (0.87%) R
11 4 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.87%) VB
12 3 (0.65%) Ruby
12 3 (0.65%) XPath
12 3 (0.65%) XQuery
13 2 (0.44%) ABAP
13 2 (0.44%) AWK
13 2 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.32%) Degree
3 28 (6.10%) PMI Certification
4 26 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 23 (5.01%) PMP
6 13 (2.83%) CISSP
7 12 (2.61%) APMP
7 12 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (1.96%) CISM
9 8 (1.74%) CISA
9 8 (1.74%) ISEB
9 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.09%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (1.09%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.87%) ACCA
11 4 (0.87%) CIMA
12 3 (0.65%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.05%) QA
2 13 (2.83%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.74%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.74%) TickIT
4 7 (1.53%) SLA
5 5 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.53%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.65%) RACF
3 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (2.61%) MOM
2 7 (1.53%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.87%) Control-M
4 3 (0.65%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.44%) Nessus
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.22%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 48 (10.46%) Oracle
2 41 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.93%) SAP
3 15 (3.27%) IBM
4 14 (3.05%) Hyperion
5 11 (2.40%) HP
6 10 (2.18%) Citrix
7 9 (1.96%) Cognos
7 9 (1.96%) EXTOL
8 7 (1.53%) Infor
8 7 (1.53%) Lotus
9 5 (1.09%) Cisco
9 5 (1.09%) VMware
10 4 (0.87%) BMC
10 4 (0.87%) hybris
10 4 (0.87%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.87%) Remedy
11 3 (0.65%) Informatica
11 3 (0.65%) Teradata
11 3 (0.65%) TIBCO
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miracle Partners Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day all inclusive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £730 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Midlands
De Montfort University
Rate: £25,769-£31,656 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £110.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
De Montfort Uni
Rate: From £36,672 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago