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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 321 281 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.05% 19.43% 19.92%
As % of the General category 55.92% 61.22% 57.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 184 168
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.94 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -58.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.94 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £12.42 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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
574 459 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.85% 31.74% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 270 297
Average daily rate £422 £425 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 21
Average hourly rate £12.00 £9.94 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.72% -66.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £17.55 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 0 120 £450 - 22
Nottinghamshire +2 90 £379 -9.55% 45
Leicestershire +13 55 £199 -50.31% 5
Derbyshire +2 44 £135 -65.16% 8
Lincolnshire -2 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 159 (25.16%) Banking
2 103 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 98 (15.51%) Project Management
5 88 (13.92%) SQL
6 55 (8.70%) Java
7 54 (8.54%) MS Excel
7 54 (8.54%) Financial Institution
8 51 (8.07%) Microsoft
9 50 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (7.59%) Windows
11 47 (7.44%) Change Management
12 46 (7.28%) .NET
13 45 (7.12%) Oracle
14 44 (6.96%) Business Analysis
15 42 (6.65%) MS Office
15 42 (6.65%) UNIX
15 42 (6.65%) Migration
16 41 (6.49%) PRINCE2
17 40 (6.33%) Retail
18 39 (6.17%) Hedge funds
19 38 (6.01%) C#
19 38 (6.01%) Scrum
20 37 (5.85%) Manufacturing
21 36 (5.70%) SQL Server
21 36 (5.70%) Marketing
22 35 (5.54%) QA
22 35 (5.54%) ERP
22 35 (5.54%) Coaching
23 34 (5.38%) Security Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (2.69%) SAS
2 9 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.11%) IIS
3 7 (1.11%) Apache
3 7 (1.11%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.11%) Apache Qpid
4 6 (0.95%) CICS
5 5 (0.79%) Mule
5 5 (0.79%) Mule ESB
6 4 (0.63%) Node.js
6 4 (0.63%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.63%) Confluence
7 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.32%) CMS
8 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.16%) MTS
9 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.16%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 54 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.65%) MS Office
3 18 (2.85%) MS Project
4 12 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.16%) Simulink
8 1 (0.16%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 19 (3.01%) Agresso
2 12 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.47%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.47%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.16%) Tridion
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) PaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) GitHub
3 1 (0.16%) CallidusCloud
3 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.79%) Internet
2 4 (0.63%) SAN
3 3 (0.47%) SSL
3 3 (0.47%) Firewall
3 3 (0.47%) Wireless
4 2 (0.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.16%) Wireless Security
5 1 (0.16%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.16%) VLAN
5 1 (0.16%) ATM
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) HTTP
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.37%) DB2
5 12 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (1.58%) Redis
7 10 (1.58%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.27%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.27%) MySQL
9 8 (1.27%) DataStage
10 6 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.95%) Base SAS
11 5 (0.79%) Pentaho
11 5 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.69%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.74%) JIRA
4 7 (1.11%) Subversion
4 7 (1.11%) Maven
4 7 (1.11%) Hudson
5 6 (0.95%) Gradle
5 6 (0.95%) Selenium
5 6 (0.95%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.63%) Ranorex
7 3 (0.47%) NeoLoad
7 3 (0.47%) Bower
7 3 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.47%) gulp
7 3 (0.47%) Grunt
7 3 (0.47%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.47%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.47%) Lombardi
General
1 159 (25.16%) Banking
2 54 (8.54%) Financial Institution
3 40 (6.33%) Retail
4 37 (5.85%) Manufacturing
5 36 (5.70%) Marketing
6 27 (4.27%) Legal
7 19 (3.01%) International Banking
8 16 (2.53%) Retail Banking
8 16 (2.53%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.90%) Electronics
10 11 (1.74%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.95%) Advertising
12 3 (0.47%) Billing
12 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.32%) Back Office
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Local Government
14 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 200 (31.65%) Analyst
2 106 (16.77%) Business Analyst
3 103 (16.30%) Developer
4 91 (14.40%) Project Manager
5 37 (5.85%) Service Analyst
6 35 (5.54%) Consultant
7 32 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
8 28 (4.43%) Architect
9 27 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
10 22 (3.48%) Senior Business Analyst
11 19 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (2.85%) Change Manager
12 18 (2.85%) Team Leader
13 16 (2.53%) Delivery Manager
14 15 (2.37%) Service Manager
14 15 (2.37%) Banking Business Analyst
15 12 (1.90%) PMO Analyst
15 12 (1.90%) PMO Manager
15 12 (1.90%) Business Manager
15 12 (1.90%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.28%) .NET
2 28 (4.43%) Web Services
3 23 (3.64%) HTML
4 21 (3.32%) CSS
5 20 (3.16%) SOAP
6 17 (2.69%) ASP.NET
7 15 (2.37%) RESTful
8 13 (2.06%) HTML5
8 13 (2.06%) REST
9 12 (1.90%) XML
10 11 (1.74%) Middleware
10 11 (1.74%) CSS3
11 10 (1.58%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (1.58%) JSON
11 10 (1.58%) Ajax
12 9 (1.42%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.27%) jQuery
14 6 (0.95%) Backbone.js
14 6 (0.95%) Sass
15 5 (0.79%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.17%) Hedge funds
3 24 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.85%) Mainframe
5 13 (2.06%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.90%) DTV
7 7 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.11%) Public Cloud
8 6 (0.95%) User Experience
8 6 (0.95%) VSAM
8 6 (0.95%) Clustering
9 5 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.79%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.79%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.63%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.63%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.63%) NHS
10 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.59%) Windows
2 42 (6.65%) UNIX
3 30 (4.75%) Linux
4 12 (1.90%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.47%) Solaris
8 2 (0.32%) AIX
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.16%) HPUX
9 1 (0.16%) zOS
9 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 98 (15.51%) Project Management
4 47 (7.44%) Change Management
5 44 (6.96%) Business Analysis
6 42 (6.65%) Migration
7 41 (6.49%) PRINCE2
8 38 (6.01%) Scrum
9 35 (5.54%) ERP
9 35 (5.54%) Coaching
10 31 (4.91%) SDLC
11 30 (4.75%) ITIL
12 28 (4.43%) Configuration Management
13 27 (4.27%) Programme Management
14 26 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (3.48%) Service Delivery
15 22 (3.48%) Risk Management
15 22 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (3.48%) Mentoring
16 21 (3.32%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 88 (13.92%) SQL
2 55 (8.70%) Java
3 38 (6.01%) C#
4 30 (4.75%) JavaScript
5 17 (2.69%) VBA
6 16 (2.53%) Ruby
7 13 (2.06%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.74%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.42%) Python
10 7 (1.11%) COBOL
10 7 (1.11%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.95%) SAS Macro
11 6 (0.95%) JCL
11 6 (0.95%) VBScript
11 6 (0.95%) VB
12 5 (0.79%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.63%) C++
14 3 (0.47%) Delphi
14 3 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 24 (3.80%) Degree
3 22 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.32%) PMI Certification
5 19 (3.01%) PMP
6 16 (2.53%) APMP
7 12 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.95%) ISEB
11 5 (0.79%) CIMA
12 4 (0.63%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.63%) ACCA
13 3 (0.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.32%) CISM
14 2 (0.32%) CISSP
14 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.16%) APMG
15 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.54%) QA
2 27 (4.27%) SLA
3 5 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.63%) TickIT
4 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.32%) P3O
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9002
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) Basel II
System Software
1 17 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.32%) RACF
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.16%) Docker
4 1 (0.16%) iptables
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 20 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (2.53%) MOM
3 13 (2.06%) Puppet
4 12 (1.90%) Ansible
5 7 (1.11%) Control-M
6 3 (0.47%) Pingdom
7 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.32%) SCOM
8 1 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.16%) OVSD
8 1 (0.16%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 51 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.12%) Oracle
3 25 (3.96%) SAP
4 13 (2.06%) Remedy
5 12 (1.90%) IBM
6 9 (1.42%) HP
7 7 (1.11%) SaltStack
8 6 (0.95%) BMC
9 5 (0.79%) Informatica
9 5 (0.79%) Citrix
9 5 (0.79%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.79%) VMware
10 4 (0.63%) Endeca
10 4 (0.63%) Sybase
10 4 (0.63%) Tableau
11 3 (0.47%) Axway
11 3 (0.47%) hybris
11 3 (0.47%) Splunk
11 3 (0.47%) New Relic
11 3 (0.47%) Cognos
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