The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 301 197 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.66% 15.26% 21.72%
As % of the General category 60.08% 47.36% 58.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 111 192
Average daily rate £400 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £188 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £10.57 £19.70 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.35% -31.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £13.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £24.70 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
501 416 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.06% 32.22% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 224 307
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 21
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £12.60 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £34.20 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire 0 134 £450 +5.88% 24
Nottinghamshire +2 61 £415 +27.69% 32
Leicestershire +9 40 £275 -8.33% 4
Derbyshire +1 36 £70 +7.69% 8
Lincolnshire -1 11 £400 +33.33% 5
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 154 (27.90%) Banking
2 96 (17.39%) Project Management
3 86 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (14.13%) Windows
5 73 (13.22%) Business Analysis
6 69 (12.50%) MS Office
7 63 (11.41%) Change Management
8 59 (10.69%) Active Directory
9 55 (9.96%) SQL
10 49 (8.88%) MS Excel
10 49 (8.88%) Windows XP
11 48 (8.70%) Microsoft
11 48 (8.70%) Migration
12 42 (7.61%) Retail
13 41 (7.43%) Remedy
14 37 (6.70%) Back Office
15 34 (6.16%) MS PowerPoint
16 33 (5.98%) International Banking
16 33 (5.98%) Oracle
17 31 (5.62%) PRINCE2
17 31 (5.62%) Retail Banking
18 29 (5.25%) Risk Management
19 27 (4.89%) UNIX
20 26 (4.71%) Manufacturing
20 26 (4.71%) Project Planning
21 25 (4.53%) Financial Institution
21 25 (4.53%) SAP
21 25 (4.53%) Java
22 24 (4.35%) Management Information System
23 23 (4.17%) SQL Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.27%) SAS
3 6 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (0.91%) IIS
4 5 (0.91%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.54%) CMS
7 2 (0.36%) Sonic ESB
8 1 (0.18%) CICS
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.18%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 69 (12.50%) MS Office
2 49 (8.88%) MS Excel
3 34 (6.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (2.36%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.81%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.18%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 15 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
1 15 (2.72%) Oracle Payables
1 15 (2.72%) Oracle Receivables
2 13 (2.36%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (1.99%) Agresso
4 10 (1.81%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (1.09%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.72%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.72%) Maximo
9 4 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.72%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.54%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.72%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.54%) Internet
2 3 (0.54%) VPN
2 3 (0.54%) NFC
3 2 (0.36%) LAN
3 2 (0.36%) WAN
3 2 (0.36%) SAN
4 1 (0.18%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) HTTP
4 1 (0.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 23 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (1.45%) Data Mining
4 8 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.09%) MS Access
7 5 (0.91%) OLAP
7 5 (0.91%) PowerCenter
7 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.91%) Data Mart
7 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.54%) DB2
8 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.91%) JIRA
2 5 (0.91%) Subversion
3 4 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.72%) Maven
3 4 (0.72%) jMock
4 3 (0.54%) Ant
4 3 (0.54%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.36%) Selenium
5 2 (0.36%) Toad
5 2 (0.36%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.18%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.18%) ProC
6 1 (0.18%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.18%) TestPartner
General
1 154 (27.90%) Banking
2 42 (7.61%) Retail
3 37 (6.70%) Back Office
4 33 (5.98%) International Banking
5 31 (5.62%) Retail Banking
6 26 (4.71%) Manufacturing
7 25 (4.53%) Financial Institution
8 19 (3.44%) Marketing
8 19 (3.44%) Legal
9 16 (2.90%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.63%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.27%) Electronics
12 5 (0.91%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.72%) Billing
14 3 (0.54%) Front Office
14 3 (0.54%) Publishing
14 3 (0.54%) Local Government
14 3 (0.54%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 255 (46.20%) Analyst
2 108 (19.57%) Business Analyst
3 71 (12.86%) Project Manager
4 64 (11.59%) Developer
5 50 (9.06%) Service Analyst
6 47 (8.51%) 1st Line Support
6 47 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
7 39 (7.07%) Senior Analyst
8 36 (6.52%) Senior Business Analyst
9 30 (5.43%) Consultant
10 25 (4.53%) Change Manager
11 24 (4.35%) Data Analyst
12 23 (4.17%) Senior Manager
13 17 (3.08%) Java Developer
14 15 (2.72%) Oracle Consultant
14 15 (2.72%) MI Analyst
14 15 (2.72%) Banking Business Analyst
15 11 (1.99%) Architect
15 11 (1.99%) Senior Project Manager
15 11 (1.99%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.44%) .NET
1 19 (3.44%) Web Services
2 15 (2.72%) J2EE
3 12 (2.17%) XML
4 11 (1.99%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (1.63%) Java SE
6 7 (1.27%) HTML
6 7 (1.27%) CSS
7 6 (1.09%) WCF
8 5 (0.91%) Swing
8 5 (0.91%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.91%) Hibernate
8 5 (0.91%) Spring
9 4 (0.72%) SOAP
10 3 (0.54%) jQuery
10 3 (0.54%) MDX
10 3 (0.54%) Ajax
10 3 (0.54%) DAO
10 3 (0.54%) RichFaces
10 3 (0.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 11 (1.99%) Fixed Income
3 9 (1.63%) SWIFT
4 8 (1.45%) NHS
5 7 (1.27%) PMI
5 7 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 7 (1.27%) DTV
6 4 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (0.72%) Statistics
6 4 (0.72%) APACS
7 3 (0.54%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.54%) GIS
7 3 (0.54%) Data Conversion
7 3 (0.54%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.54%) CMDB
7 3 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.36%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.36%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 78 (14.13%) Windows
2 49 (8.88%) Windows XP
3 27 (4.89%) UNIX
4 12 (2.17%) Linux
5 4 (0.72%) Android
5 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000
6 3 (0.54%) NetWare
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) SUSE
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (17.39%) Project Management
2 86 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 73 (13.22%) Business Analysis
4 63 (11.41%) Change Management
5 48 (8.70%) Migration
6 31 (5.62%) PRINCE2
7 29 (5.25%) Risk Management
8 26 (4.71%) Project Planning
9 19 (3.44%) Data Migration
9 19 (3.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (3.44%) Logistics
9 19 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (3.26%) Workflow
10 18 (3.26%) Data Analysis
11 17 (3.08%) ITIL
12 16 (2.90%) Service Management
13 15 (2.72%) Change Control
13 15 (2.72%) Analytics
13 15 (2.72%) ERP
13 15 (2.72%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (9.96%) SQL
2 25 (4.53%) Java
3 14 (2.54%) PL/SQL
4 13 (2.36%) C#
5 11 (1.99%) VB
6 9 (1.63%) VBA
6 9 (1.63%) C++
7 7 (1.27%) C
8 6 (1.09%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.09%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.09%) Perl
9 5 (0.91%) VBScript
10 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.54%) ABAP
12 2 (0.36%) R
12 2 (0.36%) X++
12 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.36%) PHP
12 2 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (3.80%) Degree
2 20 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.72%) PMI Certification
4 13 (2.36%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.63%) PMP
7 4 (0.72%) APMP
7 4 (0.72%) CISA
7 4 (0.72%) CISM
7 4 (0.72%) CISSP
8 3 (0.54%) ISEB
9 2 (0.36%) APMG
9 2 (0.36%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.36%) CIMA
9 2 (0.36%) ACCA
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.18%) HNC
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.18%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.27%) SLA
3 7 (1.27%) QA
4 4 (0.72%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.54%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) GCP
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) TickIT
System Software
1 59 (10.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.18%) vSphere
3 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (1.63%) ServiceCenter
2 5 (0.91%) Control-M
3 4 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.36%) MOM
5 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.43%) Remedy
3 33 (5.98%) Oracle
4 25 (4.53%) SAP
5 15 (2.72%) HP
6 12 (2.17%) IBM
7 10 (1.81%) Cognos
8 8 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.27%) Cisco
9 7 (1.27%) Teradata
10 5 (0.91%) Citrix
10 5 (0.91%) Informatica
11 4 (0.72%) Sun
12 3 (0.54%) JBoss
12 3 (0.54%) Novell
12 3 (0.54%) Lotus
12 3 (0.54%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.36%) Isilon
13 2 (0.36%) Computacenter
13 2 (0.36%) Amdocs
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis IT
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis IT
Rate: £1 per day + market rate value
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Lincolnshire
Computer Futures
Posted: 24 days ago
Lincolnshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £380 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 25 days ago