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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 282 288 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.39% 19.77% 22.61%
As % of the General category 60.39% 57.37% 60.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 169 213
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 8
Average hourly rate £9.94 £24.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.58% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.94 £11.44 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £56.16 £65.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -16.52%
General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
467 502 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.12% 34.45% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 296 320
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 18
Average hourly rate £9.94 £30.00 £45.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.86% -34.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £56.16 £65.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 0 135 £450 +2.04% 27
Nottinghamshire -4 41 £425 +13.33% 28
Derbyshire +3 38 £375 +11.11% 9
Leicestershire -5 31 £400 +45.45% 10
Lincolnshire 0 5 £370 +74.11% 4
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 137 (24.04%) Banking
2 101 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (14.39%) Project Management
4 79 (13.86%) Business Analysis
5 74 (12.98%) Oracle
6 68 (11.93%) SQL
7 52 (9.12%) Change Management
8 51 (8.95%) Migration
9 50 (8.77%) Retail
10 42 (7.37%) Java
10 42 (7.37%) UNIX
11 41 (7.19%) Risk Management
11 41 (7.19%) Oracle EBS R12
12 39 (6.84%) MS Office
12 39 (6.84%) Microsoft
13 38 (6.67%) MS Excel
13 38 (6.67%) Manufacturing
14 34 (5.96%) Retail Banking
15 32 (5.61%) Windows
16 31 (5.44%) PRINCE2
16 31 (5.44%) SQL Server
16 31 (5.44%) ERP
17 30 (5.26%) SAP
18 28 (4.91%) Management Information System
18 28 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (4.74%) Degree
19 27 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
20 26 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (4.39%) Oracle General Ledger
21 25 (4.39%) Oracle Payables

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (2.46%) Oracle Workflow
2 13 (2.28%) SAS
3 12 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.05%) CMS
5 4 (0.70%) CICS
5 4 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.53%) Apache
7 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.35%) IIS
7 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.35%) Confluence
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.35%) Node.js
7 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (6.84%) MS Office
2 38 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.40%) MS Project
6 5 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.70%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (7.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 25 (4.39%) Oracle General Ledger
2 25 (4.39%) Oracle Payables
2 25 (4.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 24 (4.21%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (3.16%) Oracle Financials
4 18 (3.16%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (2.98%) Agresso
6 13 (2.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (2.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 11 (1.93%) Oracle Assets
8 11 (1.93%) Oracle iProcurement
9 9 (1.58%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (1.58%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (1.23%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (0.53%) Maximo
13 2 (0.35%) SAP R/3
13 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
13 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.88%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.88%) Internet
2 3 (0.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.53%) SMS
2 3 (0.53%) Wireless
2 3 (0.53%) Firewall
3 2 (0.35%) VoIP
3 2 (0.35%) HTTP
3 2 (0.35%) SSL
3 2 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.35%) NFC
3 2 (0.35%) Wireless Security
4 1 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.18%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.18%) Network Security
4 1 (0.18%) SSH
4 1 (0.18%) SAN
4 1 (0.18%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) VPN
4 1 (0.18%) ISDN
4 1 (0.18%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 14 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (2.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 10 (1.75%) PowerCenter
7 10 (1.75%) Data Mart
8 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.05%) SAP BW
10 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.88%) MS Access
11 5 (0.88%) DB2
11 5 (0.88%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.70%) SQLPlus
12 4 (0.70%) OLAP
12 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.05%) Selenium
3 5 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.88%) Maven
4 4 (0.70%) Subversion
4 4 (0.70%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.53%) JIRA
5 3 (0.53%) jMock
5 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.53%) Ant
5 3 (0.53%) JDeveloper
6 2 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.35%) JUnit
6 2 (0.35%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.35%) Hudson
6 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.35%) Grunt
General
1 137 (24.04%) Banking
2 50 (8.77%) Retail
3 38 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 34 (5.96%) Retail Banking
5 22 (3.86%) Marketing
6 20 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 19 (3.33%) International Banking
7 19 (3.33%) Legal
8 17 (2.98%) Back Office
9 13 (2.28%) Electronics
10 9 (1.58%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.40%) Advertising
12 6 (1.05%) Front Office
13 4 (0.70%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.70%) Billing
14 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.18%) Local Government
14 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 209 (36.67%) Analyst
2 133 (23.33%) Business Analyst
3 93 (16.32%) Developer
4 71 (12.46%) Project Manager
5 46 (8.07%) Senior Analyst
6 43 (7.54%) Senior Business Analyst
7 36 (6.32%) Consultant
8 26 (4.56%) Java Developer
9 21 (3.68%) Change Manager
10 20 (3.51%) Oracle Consultant
11 19 (3.33%) Banking Business Analyst
12 16 (2.81%) Senior Manager
13 15 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
14 14 (2.46%) Service Analyst
14 14 (2.46%) Service Desk Analyst
15 13 (2.28%) Financial Business Analyst
15 13 (2.28%) Architect
16 11 (1.93%) Data Analyst
16 11 (1.93%) Oracle Financials Consultant
16 11 (1.93%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.04%) XML
2 21 (3.68%) Web Services
2 21 (3.68%) .NET
3 19 (3.33%) J2EE
4 18 (3.16%) CSS
5 16 (2.81%) HTML
6 14 (2.46%) FIX Protocol
7 11 (1.93%) Java SE
8 9 (1.58%) CSS3
8 9 (1.58%) Ajax
8 9 (1.58%) Spring
9 8 (1.40%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.40%) WCF
9 8 (1.40%) Sass
10 7 (1.23%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.23%) JSON
10 7 (1.23%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.05%) OLE
11 6 (1.05%) Swing
12 5 (0.88%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.91%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.28%) Fixed Income
2 13 (2.28%) DTV
3 12 (2.11%) Mainframe
4 8 (1.40%) NHS
4 8 (1.40%) PMI
4 8 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.23%) SWIFT
5 7 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 5 (0.88%) Open Source
7 4 (0.70%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.53%) Statistics
8 3 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.53%) CMDB
8 3 (0.53%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.35%) APACS
9 2 (0.35%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.35%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.18%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.37%) UNIX
2 32 (5.61%) Windows
3 19 (3.33%) Linux
4 14 (2.46%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.88%) Android
6 4 (0.70%) Solaris
6 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.18%) HPUX
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 82 (14.39%) Project Management
3 79 (13.86%) Business Analysis
4 52 (9.12%) Change Management
5 51 (8.95%) Migration
6 41 (7.19%) Risk Management
7 31 (5.44%) PRINCE2
7 31 (5.44%) ERP
8 28 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (4.21%) Data Migration
10 24 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (4.04%) Programme Management
12 21 (3.68%) Project Planning
12 21 (3.68%) Workflow
13 20 (3.51%) ITIL
14 17 (2.98%) Change Control
15 16 (2.81%) Data Analysis
16 15 (2.63%) Multithreading
16 15 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 68 (11.93%) SQL
2 42 (7.37%) Java
3 21 (3.68%) JavaScript
3 21 (3.68%) PL/SQL
4 20 (3.51%) C#
5 16 (2.81%) C++
6 13 (2.28%) C
7 9 (1.58%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.40%) Perl
8 8 (1.40%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.05%) VB
10 6 (1.05%) VBA
11 5 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.70%) ABAP
13 3 (0.53%) Python
13 3 (0.53%) COBOL
14 2 (0.35%) VBScript
14 2 (0.35%) X++
14 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (4.74%) Degree
2 19 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 15 (2.63%) PMP
4 12 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.40%) CISM
6 8 (1.40%) CISSP
6 8 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.88%) CISA
8 4 (0.70%) MBA
8 4 (0.70%) APMP
8 4 (0.70%) CRISC
9 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.53%) HNC
9 3 (0.53%) ISEB
9 3 (0.53%) CIMA
10 2 (0.35%) ACCA
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.18%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.98%) QA
2 8 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.70%) SLA
3 4 (0.70%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.53%) P3O
5 2 (0.35%) FATCA
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.53%) RACF
3 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.75%) Control-M
2 8 (1.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.35%) MOM
4 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (12.98%) Oracle
2 39 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.26%) SAP
4 17 (2.98%) Remedy
5 9 (1.58%) Informatica
5 9 (1.58%) HP
6 8 (1.40%) IBM
7 7 (1.23%) Teradata
7 7 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.05%) Pegasus
9 5 (0.88%) Adobe
10 3 (0.53%) Northgate
10 3 (0.53%) Citrix
10 3 (0.53%) Cognos
11 2 (0.35%) BT
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.35%) Sage
11 2 (0.35%) Cisco
11 2 (0.35%) SunGard
11 2 (0.35%) Avaya
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £100.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derbyshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
People Source
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 7 days ago
Derby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £551 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago