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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 283 290 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.56% 20.01% 22.78%
As % of the General category 61.39% 57.77% 59.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 175 223
Average daily rate
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£425 £422 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
Average hourly rate £9.94 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.02% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.04 £11.29 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.49 £56.21 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
461 502 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.86% 34.64% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 300 330
Average daily rate £425 £420 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 17
Average hourly rate £9.94 £30.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.86% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £12.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £56.32 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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 25 July 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
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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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 0 145 £450 +4.26% 38
Nottinghamshire -5 42 £381 +1.66% 36
Derbyshire +3 34 £363 +7.40% 6
Leicestershire -4 26 £375 +11.11% 11
Lincolnshire +1 4 £370 +74.11% 3
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 148 (25.52%) Banking
2 106 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 97 (16.72%) Project Management
4 85 (14.66%) Business Analysis
5 68 (11.72%) SQL
5 68 (11.72%) Oracle
6 57 (9.83%) Change Management
7 52 (8.97%) Retail
8 49 (8.45%) Migration
9 42 (7.24%) Risk Management
10 39 (6.72%) UNIX
11 38 (6.55%) MS Office
12 37 (6.38%) Java
12 37 (6.38%) MS Excel
12 37 (6.38%) Manufacturing
12 37 (6.38%) Retail Banking
12 37 (6.38%) Oracle EBS R12
13 36 (6.21%) Microsoft
14 32 (5.52%) Windows
14 32 (5.52%) PRINCE2
15 30 (5.17%) SQL Server
15 30 (5.17%) ERP
16 28 (4.83%) SAP
16 28 (4.83%) Management Information System
17 27 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (4.48%) Degree
19 25 (4.31%) Project Planning
19 25 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
19 25 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (4.14%) Programme Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 13 (2.24%) SAS
3 12 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.03%) CMS
5 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.69%) CICS
5 4 (0.69%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.52%) Apache
6 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.34%) IIS
7 2 (0.34%) Confluence
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.34%) Node.js
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (6.55%) MS Office
2 37 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.21%) MS Project
6 5 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (6.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (4.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 24 (4.14%) Oracle Payables
2 24 (4.14%) Oracle Receivables
3 20 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (2.93%) Oracle Financials
4 17 (2.93%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (2.76%) Agresso
6 12 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (2.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 11 (1.90%) Oracle iProcurement
8 10 (1.72%) Oracle Assets
9 9 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
10 8 (1.38%) Oracle 11i
11 6 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
13 3 (0.52%) Maximo
14 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
14 2 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
14 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.86%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.86%) Internet
2 3 (0.52%) Firewall
2 3 (0.52%) Wireless
2 3 (0.52%) SMS
2 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.34%) VPN
3 2 (0.34%) SSL
3 2 (0.34%) VoIP
3 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.34%) NFC
3 2 (0.34%) Wireless Security
3 2 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.17%) Network Security
4 1 (0.17%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.17%) ISDN
4 1 (0.17%) PBX
4 1 (0.17%) SSH
4 1 (0.17%) WAN
4 1 (0.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (3.10%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 14 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (2.07%) Oracle9i Database
5 12 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.72%) Data Mart
7 9 (1.55%) PowerCenter
8 8 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.03%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.86%) MS Access
11 5 (0.86%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.69%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.69%) DB2
12 4 (0.69%) OLAP
12 4 (0.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.86%) Maven
2 5 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.86%) Selenium
2 5 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.69%) Subversion
4 3 (0.52%) JIRA
4 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.52%) Ant
4 3 (0.52%) JDeveloper
4 3 (0.52%) jMock
4 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.34%) Yeoman
5 2 (0.34%) Bower
5 2 (0.34%) Grunt
5 2 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.34%) JUnit
5 2 (0.34%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
General
1 148 (25.52%) Banking
2 52 (8.97%) Retail
3 37 (6.38%) Retail Banking
3 37 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.62%) Marketing
4 21 (3.62%) Legal
5 19 (3.28%) International Banking
5 19 (3.28%) Back Office
6 18 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.07%) Electronics
8 9 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.38%) Advertising
10 5 (0.86%) Front Office
10 5 (0.86%) Billing
11 4 (0.69%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 219 (37.76%) Analyst
2 139 (23.97%) Business Analyst
3 88 (15.17%) Developer
4 75 (12.93%) Project Manager
5 49 (8.45%) Senior Analyst
6 46 (7.93%) Senior Business Analyst
7 37 (6.38%) Consultant
8 27 (4.66%) Change Manager
9 24 (4.14%) Java Developer
10 22 (3.79%) Senior Manager
11 19 (3.28%) Oracle Consultant
11 19 (3.28%) Banking Business Analyst
12 16 (2.76%) 1st Line Support
13 15 (2.59%) Service Analyst
13 15 (2.59%) Service Desk Analyst
14 14 (2.41%) Financial Business Analyst
14 14 (2.41%) Data Analyst
15 13 (2.24%) Architect
16 12 (2.07%) Support Analyst
17 10 (1.72%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.97%) XML
2 21 (3.62%) Web Services
2 21 (3.62%) .NET
3 19 (3.28%) J2EE
4 17 (2.93%) CSS
5 16 (2.76%) HTML
6 14 (2.41%) FIX Protocol
7 11 (1.90%) Java SE
8 8 (1.38%) Spring
8 8 (1.38%) Ajax
8 8 (1.38%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.38%) WCF
8 8 (1.38%) CSS3
9 7 (1.21%) Sass
9 7 (1.21%) Hibernate
10 6 (1.03%) OLE
10 6 (1.03%) Swing
10 6 (1.03%) JSON
10 6 (1.03%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.83%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.24%) Fixed Income
3 12 (2.07%) DTV
3 12 (2.07%) Mainframe
4 8 (1.38%) PMI
5 7 (1.21%) NHS
5 7 (1.21%) SWIFT
5 7 (1.21%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.69%) Open Source
7 4 (0.69%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.52%) Statistics
8 3 (0.52%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.52%) CMDB
8 3 (0.52%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.34%) GIS
9 2 (0.34%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.34%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.34%) APACS
9 2 (0.34%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.72%) UNIX
2 32 (5.52%) Windows
3 19 (3.28%) Linux
4 16 (2.76%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.86%) Android
6 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.52%) Solaris
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.17%) NetWare
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 97 (16.72%) Project Management
3 85 (14.66%) Business Analysis
4 57 (9.83%) Change Management
5 49 (8.45%) Migration
6 42 (7.24%) Risk Management
7 32 (5.52%) PRINCE2
8 30 (5.17%) ERP
9 25 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (4.31%) Project Planning
10 24 (4.14%) Programme Management
10 24 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (3.79%) Data Migration
12 21 (3.62%) Workflow
13 20 (3.45%) ITIL
14 17 (2.93%) Change Control
15 16 (2.76%) Data Analysis
16 15 (2.59%) Waterfall
16 15 (2.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (11.72%) SQL
2 37 (6.38%) Java
3 22 (3.79%) PL/SQL
4 19 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.28%) C#
5 13 (2.24%) C++
5 13 (2.24%) C
6 9 (1.55%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.38%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.21%) Perl
8 7 (1.21%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.03%) VB
9 6 (1.03%) VBA
10 5 (0.86%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.69%) ABAP
12 3 (0.52%) COBOL
13 2 (0.34%) X++
14 1 (0.17%) Groovy
14 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 26 (4.48%) Degree
2 19 (3.28%) PMI Certification
3 15 (2.59%) PMP
4 12 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.38%) CISM
5 8 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.38%) CISSP
6 5 (0.86%) CISA
7 4 (0.69%) APMP
7 4 (0.69%) CRISC
7 4 (0.69%) MBA
8 3 (0.52%) CIMA
8 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.52%) ISEB
8 3 (0.52%) HNC
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.34%) ACCA
9 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.93%) QA
2 8 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.69%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.69%) SLA
3 4 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.52%) P3O
5 2 (0.34%) FATCA
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.52%) RACF
2 3 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.17%) XenServer
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.55%) Control-M
2 8 (1.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.34%) MOM
4 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 68 (11.72%) Oracle
2 36 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 28 (4.83%) SAP
4 17 (2.93%) Remedy
5 9 (1.55%) HP
5 9 (1.55%) Informatica
6 8 (1.38%) IBM
6 8 (1.38%) Teradata
7 7 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.03%) Pegasus
9 4 (0.69%) Adobe
10 3 (0.52%) Cognos
10 3 (0.52%) Citrix
10 3 (0.52%) Northgate
11 2 (0.34%) Amdocs
11 2 (0.34%) BT
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.34%) Sage
11 2 (0.34%) Avaya
11 2 (0.34%) SunGard
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lincolnshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £8.63 - £11.25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £551 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £410.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £410.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago