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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 276 225 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.19% 14.09% 16.43%
As % of the General category 55.65% 52.57% 54.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 141 147
Average daily rate
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£425 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £70 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 11
Average hourly rate £9.94 £9.89 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -56.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £8.72 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
496 428 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.88% 26.80% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 266 239
Average daily rate £425 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £70 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 30
Average hourly rate £9.94 £9.91 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% -60.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £8.63 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.78 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 113 £450 +5.88% 20
Nottinghamshire +21 77 £375 +7.14% 19
Derbyshire +2 30 £348 +189.78% 4
Leicestershire +13 26 £338 +3.84% 7
Lincolnshire +2 7 £388 -22.50% 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 96 (16.78%) Banking
2 88 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 76 (13.29%) Oracle
4 72 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (11.36%) Project Management
5 65 (11.36%) SQL
6 61 (10.66%) Microsoft
7 56 (9.79%) Migration
8 55 (9.62%) Retail
9 48 (8.39%) Change Management
9 48 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
10 47 (8.22%) Java
11 42 (7.34%) MS Excel
12 40 (6.99%) Business Analysis
13 37 (6.47%) Windows
14 36 (6.29%) MS Office
15 34 (5.94%) Marketing
15 34 (5.94%) Legal
16 32 (5.59%) JavaScript
17 30 (5.24%) Oracle EBS R12
18 29 (5.07%) SQL Server
18 29 (5.07%) PRINCE2
19 28 (4.90%) CSS
19 28 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
20 27 (4.72%) Scrum
20 27 (4.72%) SAP
20 27 (4.72%) OO
20 27 (4.72%) .NET
20 27 (4.72%) C#
20 27 (4.72%) Oracle EBS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (3.15%) SAS
2 16 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.40%) CICS
4 8 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.22%) IIS
6 6 (1.05%) Apache
7 5 (0.87%) CMS
7 5 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.70%) JBoss
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.35%) Node.js
10 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 42 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.29%) MS Office
3 28 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (3.85%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.45%) MS Project
6 11 (1.92%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (5.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 27 (4.72%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (3.15%) Oracle Financials
4 13 (2.27%) Agresso
4 13 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 13 (2.27%) Oracle Assets
5 12 (2.10%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (1.57%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (1.57%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (1.22%) VisionPLUS
8 5 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.70%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (0.70%) CA Clarity
9 4 (0.70%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.52%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.87%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.35%) Force.com
2 2 (0.35%) PaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.40%) WAN
1 8 (1.40%) SAN
1 8 (1.40%) Firewall
2 7 (1.22%) Wireless
2 7 (1.22%) Internet
3 6 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (0.87%) Network Security
4 5 (0.87%) NAS
4 5 (0.87%) Nortel Contivity
5 4 (0.70%) HTTP
5 4 (0.70%) VPN
5 4 (0.70%) ATM
5 4 (0.70%) SMS
6 3 (0.52%) ISDN
6 3 (0.52%) Cisco ICM
6 3 (0.52%) NFC
6 3 (0.52%) SSL
7 2 (0.35%) VoIP
7 2 (0.35%) DNS
7 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (2.62%) DB2
4 12 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.05%) MySQL
8 6 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.87%) DataStage
9 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.70%) PowerCenter
10 4 (0.70%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.70%) Pentaho
10 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.52%) Big Data
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (2.45%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.75%) Calabash
3 9 (1.57%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.40%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.22%) Maven
5 7 (1.22%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.05%) Axure RP
6 6 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.70%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.70%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.70%) Ant
7 4 (0.70%) Subversion
7 4 (0.70%) Gradle
8 3 (0.52%) Hudson
8 3 (0.52%) RequisitePro
8 3 (0.52%) JIRA
8 3 (0.52%) Toad
8 3 (0.52%) JDeveloper
8 3 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 96 (16.78%) Banking
2 55 (9.62%) Retail
3 34 (5.94%) Legal
3 34 (5.94%) Marketing
4 24 (4.20%) Retail Banking
5 13 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.57%) Advertising
9 5 (0.87%) Electronics
9 5 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.87%) International Banking
10 4 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.52%) Back Office
12 2 (0.35%) Front Office
12 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.35%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 169 (29.55%) Analyst
2 93 (16.26%) Business Analyst
3 91 (15.91%) Developer
4 70 (12.24%) Project Manager
5 35 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
6 34 (5.94%) Consultant
7 30 (5.24%) Architect
8 26 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
9 16 (2.80%) Change Manager
10 15 (2.62%) Data Analyst
11 14 (2.45%) Administrator
11 14 (2.45%) Support Analyst
12 13 (2.27%) Financial Business Analyst
13 10 (1.75%) Oracle Consultant
13 10 (1.75%) Java Developer
13 10 (1.75%) Test Manager
13 10 (1.75%) Change Project Manager
14 9 (1.57%) Systems Administrator
14 9 (1.57%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (1.40%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.90%) CSS
2 27 (4.72%) .NET
3 21 (3.67%) HTML
4 19 (3.32%) JSON
4 19 (3.32%) CSS3
5 16 (2.80%) REST
5 16 (2.80%) Ajax
5 16 (2.80%) XML
6 14 (2.45%) Sass
7 13 (2.27%) LESS
7 13 (2.27%) Backbone.js
8 10 (1.75%) jQuery
9 9 (1.57%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.40%) HTML5
10 8 (1.40%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.40%) Web Services
11 7 (1.22%) Spring
12 6 (1.05%) Middleware
12 6 (1.05%) XSLT
12 6 (1.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.02%) Mobile App
3 19 (3.32%) User Experience
4 17 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 11 (1.92%) FMCG
6 9 (1.57%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.40%) PMI
8 7 (1.22%) Open Source
9 6 (1.05%) NHS
10 5 (0.87%) DTV
10 5 (0.87%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.70%) VSAM
11 4 (0.70%) PKI
12 3 (0.52%) AS400
12 3 (0.52%) Replication
12 3 (0.52%) Clustering
12 3 (0.52%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.47%) Windows
2 23 (4.02%) UNIX
3 17 (2.97%) Linux
4 11 (1.92%) Android
5 10 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.22%) Solaris
6 7 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.87%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) zOS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 72 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (11.36%) Project Management
4 56 (9.79%) Migration
5 48 (8.39%) Change Management
6 40 (6.99%) Business Analysis
7 29 (5.07%) PRINCE2
8 27 (4.72%) OO
8 27 (4.72%) Scrum
9 25 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (4.37%) Data Migration
10 24 (4.20%) ITIL
11 21 (3.67%) ERP
12 20 (3.50%) Analytics
13 19 (3.32%) Change Control
13 19 (3.32%) Data Modelling
14 18 (3.15%) Risk Management
14 18 (3.15%) Data Analysis
14 18 (3.15%) Project Planning
15 17 (2.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (11.36%) SQL
2 47 (8.22%) Java
3 32 (5.59%) JavaScript
4 27 (4.72%) C#
5 12 (2.10%) C++
6 10 (1.75%) Perl
7 9 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.40%) COBOL
9 7 (1.22%) C
9 7 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.05%) VBA
10 6 (1.05%) Python
10 6 (1.05%) Objective-C
10 6 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.05%) VBScript
11 5 (0.87%) VB
11 5 (0.87%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.87%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.87%) JCL
12 4 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (3.32%) Degree
2 9 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (1.57%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.40%) ISEB
3 8 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.05%) CCIE
4 6 (1.05%) CCNP
4 6 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.87%) ACCA
5 5 (0.87%) CIMA
5 5 (0.87%) PMP
6 4 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.70%) APMP
7 3 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.52%) CCNA
8 2 (0.35%) HNC
8 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.15%) QA
2 7 (1.22%) SLA
3 5 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.35%) Basel II
5 2 (0.35%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.87%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.35%) Firmware
5 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.35%) NFS
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (0.87%) Control-M
1 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.35%) Puppet
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.17%) MOM
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 76 (13.29%) Oracle
2 61 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.72%) SAP
4 20 (3.50%) HP
4 20 (3.50%) Remedy
5 17 (2.97%) IBM
6 16 (2.80%) VMware
7 14 (2.45%) Cisco
8 13 (2.27%) Adobe
9 9 (1.57%) Pegasus
10 6 (1.05%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.87%) Teradata
11 5 (0.87%) Blue Coat
11 5 (0.87%) Nortel
11 5 (0.87%) Cognos
12 4 (0.70%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.70%) TSYS
13 3 (0.52%) GoldenSource
13 3 (0.52%) Red Hat
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