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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 305 271 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.93% 18.15% 14.66%
As % of the General category 56.38% 58.41% 46.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 177 115
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £70 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £8.82 £22.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.50% -60.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.51%
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
541 464 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.36% 31.08% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 277 222
Average daily rate £421 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £70 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 26
Average hourly rate £16.00 £9.86 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.35% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £8.63 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £19.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.43 £24.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -10.18%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 0 142 £450 -10.00% 26
Nottinghamshire +11 69 £375 +15.38% 33
Derbyshire +4 36 £360 +311.42% 18
Leicestershire +6 31 £425 +17.24% 11
Lincolnshire +6 15 £381 -4.68% 5
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 119 (20.20%) Banking
2 99 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 83 (14.09%) Project Management
4 72 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (11.21%) SQL
6 63 (10.70%) Retail
7 60 (10.19%) Oracle
8 55 (9.34%) Microsoft
9 50 (8.49%) MS Excel
10 49 (8.32%) Java
11 44 (7.47%) Change Management
11 44 (7.47%) Migration
11 44 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
12 40 (6.79%) Business Analysis
13 38 (6.45%) Legal
14 36 (6.11%) Windows
15 35 (5.94%) Marketing
16 32 (5.43%) PRINCE2
17 31 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (5.26%) Data Analysis
18 30 (5.09%) Retail Banking
18 30 (5.09%) C#
19 29 (4.92%) .NET
20 27 (4.58%) Scrum
21 25 (4.24%) JavaScript
21 25 (4.24%) CSS
22 24 (4.07%) Mobile App
23 23 (3.90%) Data Migration
23 23 (3.90%) SAP
23 23 (3.90%) UNIX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 22 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.55%) SAS
3 8 (1.36%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.19%) CMS
4 7 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.02%) IIS
5 6 (1.02%) Apache
6 5 (0.85%) CICS
6 5 (0.85%) MS Project Server
7 4 (0.68%) JBoss
8 3 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.34%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.34%) Node.js
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 50 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (3.23%) MS Office
4 18 (3.06%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.72%) MS Project
6 11 (1.87%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.17%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 23 (3.90%) Agresso
2 19 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.87%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.36%) VisionPLUS
5 5 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.85%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.85%) IntelliMatch
5 5 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.68%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.51%) Maximo
7 3 (0.51%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.85%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.51%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.17%) GitHub
3 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.19%) ATM
1 7 (1.19%) WAN
1 7 (1.19%) SAN
1 7 (1.19%) Internet
2 4 (0.68%) Wireless
2 4 (0.68%) Network Security
3 3 (0.51%) NAS
3 3 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (0.51%) Nortel Contivity
3 3 (0.51%) Firewall
3 3 (0.51%) VPN
3 3 (0.51%) LAN
4 2 (0.34%) HTTP
4 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.34%) SMS
4 2 (0.34%) DNS
4 2 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (0.34%) SSL
4 2 (0.34%) NFC
5 1 (0.17%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (2.21%) DB2
4 12 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.36%) DataStage
5 8 (1.36%) MySQL
6 7 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.68%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.68%) Pentaho
9 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.51%) Big Data
10 3 (0.51%) OLAP
10 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.34%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.34%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.21%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.70%) Calabash
5 9 (1.53%) Subversion
6 8 (1.36%) Maven
6 8 (1.36%) JIRA
6 8 (1.36%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.36%) Toad
7 6 (1.02%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.85%) ClearCase
8 5 (0.85%) Ant
9 4 (0.68%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.51%) Xcode
10 3 (0.51%) Hudson
10 3 (0.51%) Android Studio
10 3 (0.51%) Gradle
10 3 (0.51%) JUnit
10 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
General
1 119 (20.20%) Banking
2 63 (10.70%) Retail
3 38 (6.45%) Legal
4 35 (5.94%) Marketing
5 30 (5.09%) Retail Banking
6 20 (3.40%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.72%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.53%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.36%) Advertising
10 7 (1.19%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.85%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.85%) International Banking
12 4 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.51%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.51%) Back Office
14 2 (0.34%) Electronics
14 2 (0.34%) Billing
15 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
15 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 190 (32.26%) Analyst
2 101 (17.15%) Business Analyst
3 97 (16.47%) Developer
4 78 (13.24%) Project Manager
5 40 (6.79%) Consultant
6 32 (5.43%) Architect
7 28 (4.75%) Senior Analyst
8 27 (4.58%) Data Analyst
9 18 (3.06%) Change Manager
10 17 (2.89%) Senior Business Analyst
11 14 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (2.38%) Senior Manager
12 13 (2.21%) Service Analyst
12 13 (2.21%) Financial Business Analyst
12 13 (2.21%) MI Analyst
13 12 (2.04%) Java Developer
14 10 (1.70%) Programme Manager
14 10 (1.70%) Business Manager
14 10 (1.70%) Change Project Manager
15 9 (1.53%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.92%) .NET
2 25 (4.24%) CSS
3 18 (3.06%) REST
4 17 (2.89%) HTML
5 16 (2.72%) Ajax
5 16 (2.72%) JSON
5 16 (2.72%) CSS3
6 11 (1.87%) Backbone.js
6 11 (1.87%) Sass
6 11 (1.87%) LESS
6 11 (1.87%) AngularJS
7 10 (1.70%) jQuery
7 10 (1.70%) Web Services
8 8 (1.36%) XML
8 8 (1.36%) HTML5
9 7 (1.19%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.19%) SOAP
9 7 (1.19%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.19%) Spring
10 6 (1.02%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.07%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.06%) User Experience
4 17 (2.89%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.87%) Mainframe
6 10 (1.70%) Credit Risk
6 10 (1.70%) Open Source
7 9 (1.53%) FMCG
8 8 (1.36%) PKI
9 7 (1.19%) Clustering
10 6 (1.02%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.85%) NHS
12 4 (0.68%) PMI
12 4 (0.68%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.68%) VSAM
13 3 (0.51%) AS400
13 3 (0.51%) Replication
13 3 (0.51%) iSeries
13 3 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.11%) Windows
2 23 (3.90%) UNIX
3 16 (2.72%) Linux
4 11 (1.87%) Android
4 11 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.85%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.51%) Solaris
8 2 (0.34%) zOS
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) HPUX
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 83 (14.09%) Project Management
3 72 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (7.47%) Migration
4 44 (7.47%) Change Management
5 40 (6.79%) Business Analysis
6 32 (5.43%) PRINCE2
7 31 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 27 (4.58%) Scrum
9 23 (3.90%) Data Migration
10 22 (3.74%) Service Delivery
11 21 (3.57%) PRINCE
11 21 (3.57%) OO
11 21 (3.57%) ERP
11 21 (3.57%) Workflow
12 20 (3.40%) Data Modelling
12 20 (3.40%) Configuration Management
12 20 (3.40%) Mentoring
13 18 (3.06%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 66 (11.21%) SQL
2 49 (8.32%) Java
3 30 (5.09%) C#
4 25 (4.24%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.21%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.19%) VBA
7 6 (1.02%) PHP
7 6 (1.02%) COBOL
8 5 (0.85%) VBScript
8 5 (0.85%) JCL
8 5 (0.85%) Objective-C
8 5 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.68%) Delphi
9 4 (0.68%) C++
9 4 (0.68%) C
9 4 (0.68%) Perl
10 3 (0.51%) VB
10 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (3.57%) Degree
2 16 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.04%) APMP
3 12 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 11 (1.87%) VCP4
5 9 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.53%) PMP
6 8 (1.36%) ISEB
7 7 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.19%) ACCA
7 7 (1.19%) CIMA
8 4 (0.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.51%) CCIE
9 3 (0.51%) CCNP
9 3 (0.51%) CISSP
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.89%) QA
2 10 (1.70%) SLA
3 6 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.34%) Basel II
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) P3O
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.51%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.34%) Firmware
4 2 (0.34%) NFS
5 1 (0.17%) Docker
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.36%) MOM
2 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (0.51%) SCOM
5 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.34%) Puppet
5 2 (0.34%) Control-M
6 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.17%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 60 (10.19%) Oracle
2 55 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.90%) SAP
4 22 (3.74%) IBM
5 15 (2.55%) Remedy
6 13 (2.21%) Adobe
7 12 (2.04%) HP
8 11 (1.87%) VMware
9 8 (1.36%) GoldenSource
9 8 (1.36%) Cisco
10 7 (1.19%) Cognos
11 6 (1.02%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.85%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.68%) Axway
14 3 (0.51%) Zend
14 3 (0.51%) TSYS
14 3 (0.51%) Pegasus
14 3 (0.51%) Blue Coat
14 3 (0.51%) Teradata
14 3 (0.51%) CheckPoint
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Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester
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Rate: £13.75 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
East Midlands
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Rate: £220 - £250 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: 8 days ago
Northampton
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Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
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Rate: £325 - £400 per day + competitive
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Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
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Derbyshire
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Rate: competitive
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