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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 239 310 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.93% 17.64% 19.09%
As % of the General category 45.35% 53.36% 61.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 181 203
Average daily rate £415 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £300 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 2
Average hourly rate £9.82 £10.61 £18.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% -41.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £10.44 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £16.00 £22.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -20.65%
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
527 581 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.92% 33.07% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 335 303
Average daily rate £375 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 10
Average hourly rate £10.44 £10.61 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% -25.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.44 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £26.60 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 30 April 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
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 30 April 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 0 85 £406 -8.45% 21
Northamptonshire -3 77 £425 -3.13% 8
Derbyshire +7 35 £325 -16.12% 11
Leicestershire -4 25 £275 -20.00% 10
Lincolnshire -6 3 £350 -3.44% 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 91 (20.59%) Project Management
2 77 (17.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (14.25%) Banking
4 55 (12.44%) Oracle
5 54 (12.22%) PRINCE2
6 51 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (9.73%) MS Office
7 43 (9.73%) SQL
8 36 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 35 (7.92%) Migration
10 34 (7.69%) Change Management
11 33 (7.47%) SAP
11 33 (7.47%) Microsoft
12 32 (7.24%) MS Excel
12 32 (7.24%) Business Analysis
13 29 (6.56%) ERP
14 27 (6.11%) Windows
14 27 (6.11%) Legal
14 27 (6.11%) SDLC
15 26 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
16 25 (5.66%) Retail
17 24 (5.43%) Oracle EBS
17 24 (5.43%) ITIL
17 24 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (5.20%) Security Cleared
18 23 (5.20%) Data Analysis
18 23 (5.20%) QA
19 22 (4.98%) Marketing
19 22 (4.98%) Service Management
20 21 (4.75%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 17 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (2.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (2.71%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.04%) IBM Notes
5 7 (1.58%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.36%) SAS
7 5 (1.13%) CMS
7 5 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.45%) Apache
9 2 (0.45%) JBoss
9 2 (0.45%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.45%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 1 (0.23%) Confluence
10 1 (0.23%) Liferay
10 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (9.73%) MS Office
2 32 (7.24%) MS Excel
3 21 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.39%) MS Project
5 11 (2.49%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 26 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (5.43%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
4 11 (2.49%) Hyperion Planning
5 10 (2.26%) Oracle Cash Management
5 10 (2.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (1.81%) Cognos Controller
7 8 (1.81%) Cognos Planning
7 8 (1.81%) HFM
7 8 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (1.81%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (1.58%) Cognos TM1
8 7 (1.58%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 7 (1.58%) SAP BPC
9 6 (1.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (1.13%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (1.13%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.90%) Taleo
2 2 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 9 (2.04%) VPN
2 7 (1.58%) LAN
3 5 (1.13%) Internet
3 5 (1.13%) WAN
4 4 (0.90%) DNS
4 4 (0.90%) Firewall
4 4 (0.90%) SAN
5 3 (0.68%) Network Security
6 2 (0.45%) HTTP
6 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.45%) Intranet
6 2 (0.45%) LDAP
6 2 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.45%) VLAN
7 1 (0.23%) DHCP
7 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.23%) PBX
7 1 (0.23%) TETRA
7 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.94%) DB2
2 12 (2.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.49%) Essbase
4 8 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.90%) DataStage
7 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.68%) Base SAS
8 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.68%) MySQL
8 3 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.45%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.90%) JIRA
3 4 (0.90%) Maven
3 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.68%) jMock
4 3 (0.68%) Subversion
4 3 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.45%) CasperJS
5 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.45%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.45%) Lombardi
5 2 (0.45%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.45%) Selenium
5 2 (0.45%) webpack
5 2 (0.45%) Xcode
6 1 (0.23%) gulp
General
1 63 (14.25%) Banking
2 27 (6.11%) Legal
3 25 (5.66%) Retail
4 22 (4.98%) Marketing
5 17 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.04%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.81%) Back Office
7 8 (1.81%) International Banking
8 7 (1.58%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.13%) Law
10 3 (0.68%) Electronics
10 3 (0.68%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.68%) Local Government
10 3 (0.68%) Publishing
10 3 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (27.83%) Analyst
2 68 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 44 (9.95%) Business Analyst
4 38 (8.60%) Consultant
4 38 (8.60%) Developer
5 28 (6.33%) Financial Analyst
6 23 (5.20%) Service Analyst
7 18 (4.07%) Architect
8 14 (3.17%) Business Manager
9 13 (2.94%) Finance Business Analyst
9 13 (2.94%) Oracle Consultant
9 13 (2.94%) Security Consultant
9 13 (2.94%) Test Analyst
10 12 (2.71%) Functional Consultant
10 12 (2.71%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 12 (2.71%) Programme Manager
10 12 (2.71%) Senior Manager
11 11 (2.49%) Data Analyst
11 11 (2.49%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (2.26%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.85%) HTML
2 12 (2.71%) jQuery
3 11 (2.49%) Web Services
4 10 (2.26%) HTML5
5 9 (2.04%) .NET
5 9 (2.04%) AngularJS
6 8 (1.81%) J2EE
6 8 (1.81%) XML
7 7 (1.58%) CSS
8 6 (1.36%) Spring
9 5 (1.13%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.13%) CSS3
9 5 (1.13%) JPA
9 5 (1.13%) Sass
9 5 (1.13%) SOAP
9 5 (1.13%) XSLT
10 4 (0.90%) Ajax
10 4 (0.90%) JSP
11 3 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.68%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 15 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 14 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.26%) NHS
5 10 (2.26%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.90%) AS400
7 4 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.90%) iPad
7 4 (0.90%) PMI
8 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.68%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.68%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.68%) Health Informatics
8 3 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.68%) Informatics
8 3 (0.68%) Tandem
9 2 (0.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.11%) Windows
2 17 (3.85%) Unix
3 16 (3.62%) Windows XP
4 15 (3.39%) Linux
5 11 (2.49%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.04%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.36%) AIX
7 6 (1.36%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.90%) Android
9 4 (0.90%) MVS
9 4 (0.90%) Windows NT
9 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.45%) HPUX
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (20.59%) Project Management
2 77 (17.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (12.22%) PRINCE2
4 51 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (7.92%) Migration
7 34 (7.69%) Change Management
8 32 (7.24%) Business Analysis
9 29 (6.56%) ERP
10 27 (6.11%) SDLC
11 24 (5.43%) ITIL
12 23 (5.20%) Data Analysis
13 22 (4.98%) Service Management
14 21 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (4.07%) Programme Management
16 18 (4.07%) Risk Management
17 17 (3.85%) Data Migration
18 16 (3.62%) Integration Testing
19 15 (3.39%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (9.73%) SQL
2 21 (4.75%) Java
3 14 (3.17%) C#
3 14 (3.17%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.04%) VBScript
5 7 (1.58%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.36%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.90%) COBOL
7 4 (0.90%) R
8 3 (0.68%) ABAP
8 3 (0.68%) Python
8 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.45%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.45%) XPath
9 2 (0.45%) XQuery
10 1 (0.23%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.23%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 23 (5.20%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.52%) PMI Certification
3 17 (3.85%) Degree
4 16 (3.62%) ISEB
4 16 (3.62%) PMP
5 15 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.94%) CISSP
7 10 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.04%) APMP
8 9 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.81%) CISM
10 7 (1.58%) CISA
10 7 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.13%) ACCA
11 5 (1.13%) CIMA
12 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.68%) CIPD
12 3 (0.68%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.20%) QA
2 12 (2.71%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.49%) SLA
4 7 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.45%) SEPA
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.23%) SDET
8 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.04%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) Docker
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (1.58%) MOM
1 7 (1.58%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.90%) Control-M
3 3 (0.68%) CA Wily
3 3 (0.68%) Nessus
3 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.68%) Puppet
4 2 (0.45%) Ansible
4 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.45%) Mesos
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 55 (12.44%) Oracle
2 33 (7.47%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.47%) SAP
3 14 (3.17%) Hyperion
4 12 (2.71%) HP
5 11 (2.49%) Cognos
6 10 (2.26%) Citrix
7 9 (2.04%) Lotus
8 8 (1.81%) IBM
9 7 (1.58%) Infor
9 7 (1.58%) Remedy
10 5 (1.13%) Cisco
10 5 (1.13%) Rally
11 4 (0.90%) Pegasus
11 4 (0.90%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.68%) Tableau
12 3 (0.68%) VMware
13 2 (0.45%) CA
13 2 (0.45%) F5
13 2 (0.45%) TIBCO
Nottinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £7.39 - £9.89 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Derbyshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £8.61 - £9.41 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £7.39 - £9.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £8.61 - £9.41 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Markfield, Leicestershire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago