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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 311 289 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.69% 18.50% 16.23%
As % of the General category 52.98% 60.33% 50.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 192 123
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £114 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 6
Average hourly rate £10.61 £18.13 £19.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.48% -7.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £13.63 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.63 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.14%
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
587 479 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.39% 30.67% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 291 221
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £70 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £533 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 34
Average hourly rate £10.61 £13.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.94 £14.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £34.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 0 118 £445 -1.11% 30
Nottinghamshire -1 85 £450 +8.43% 33
Leicestershire +6 44 £300 +9.09% 18
Derbyshire -4 34 £388 +342.85% 13
Lincolnshire +5 18 £406 +1.56% 4
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 128 (22.57%) Banking
2 96 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (14.11%) Project Management
5 65 (11.46%) SQL
6 56 (9.88%) Java
7 53 (9.35%) Oracle
8 48 (8.47%) MS Excel
9 45 (7.94%) Retail
10 44 (7.76%) Microsoft
11 43 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
12 41 (7.23%) Scrum
13 40 (7.05%) Migration
14 39 (6.88%) Financial Institution
14 39 (6.88%) Windows
15 35 (6.17%) Business Analysis
16 33 (5.82%) PRINCE2
17 32 (5.64%) UNIX
17 32 (5.64%) JavaScript
17 32 (5.64%) C#
17 32 (5.64%) .NET
18 31 (5.47%) Data Analysis
19 29 (5.11%) Change Management
20 28 (4.94%) Marketing
21 27 (4.76%) Linux
21 27 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
21 27 (4.76%) Coaching
22 24 (4.23%) SharePoint
22 24 (4.23%) SQL Server
22 24 (4.23%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 24 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.76%) Apache
3 9 (1.59%) SAS
4 7 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.06%) CMS
6 5 (0.88%) CICS
6 5 (0.88%) Mule
6 5 (0.88%) Node.js
6 5 (0.88%) Mule ESB
7 4 (0.71%) Apache Qpid
7 4 (0.71%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.71%) IIS
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.53%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.35%) Confluence
9 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.35%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.53%) MS Office
3 14 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.29%) MS Project
4 13 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.06%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) DOC1
7 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (3.88%) Agresso
2 15 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.76%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (1.06%) SAP FI
4 6 (1.06%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.71%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.53%) Maximo
6 3 (0.53%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.35%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle TCA
7 2 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.35%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) CallidusCloud
3 1 (0.18%) FinancialForce.com
3 1 (0.18%) GitHub
3 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.06%) Internet
2 5 (0.88%) Network Security
3 4 (0.71%) SAN
4 3 (0.53%) VPN
4 3 (0.53%) ATM
4 3 (0.53%) LAN
4 3 (0.53%) Firewall
4 3 (0.53%) Wireless
5 2 (0.35%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.18%) DNS
6 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.18%) HTTP
6 1 (0.18%) PBX
6 1 (0.18%) SMS
6 1 (0.18%) VoIP
6 1 (0.18%) Intranet
6 1 (0.18%) CTI
6 1 (0.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.76%) MySQL
5 9 (1.59%) DB2
5 9 (1.59%) DataStage
6 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.88%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.71%) Pentaho
8 4 (0.71%) Redis
9 3 (0.53%) OLAP
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.53%) Big Data
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (4.06%) Jenkins
2 18 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.12%) JIRA
5 11 (1.94%) Maven
6 9 (1.59%) Subversion
6 9 (1.59%) Calabash
7 8 (1.41%) Gradle
7 8 (1.41%) Toad
8 6 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.88%) Hudson
10 4 (0.71%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.71%) Selenium
10 4 (0.71%) Xcode
10 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.53%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.53%) Ant
11 3 (0.53%) JUnit
11 3 (0.53%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.53%) Bower
General
1 128 (22.57%) Banking
2 45 (7.94%) Retail
3 39 (6.88%) Financial Institution
4 28 (4.94%) Marketing
5 22 (3.88%) Legal
6 21 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.00%) Retail Banking
8 12 (2.12%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.94%) International Banking
10 6 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.06%) Electronics
11 5 (0.88%) Advertising
12 4 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.71%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.71%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.35%) Billing
13 2 (0.35%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Law
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 190 (33.51%) Analyst
2 114 (20.11%) Developer
3 96 (16.93%) Business Analyst
4 64 (11.29%) Project Manager
5 35 (6.17%) Consultant
6 31 (5.47%) Architect
7 29 (5.11%) Service Analyst
8 28 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (4.06%) Data Analyst
10 18 (3.17%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (2.82%) Senior Business Analyst
11 16 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (2.65%) Senior Manager
13 12 (2.12%) Change Manager
13 12 (2.12%) Team Leader
14 11 (1.94%) Java Developer
14 11 (1.94%) Service Desk Team Leader
15 10 (1.76%) DevOps Engineer
15 10 (1.76%) Banking Business Analyst
15 10 (1.76%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.64%) .NET
2 24 (4.23%) CSS
3 22 (3.88%) HTML
4 18 (3.17%) Web Services
5 15 (2.65%) Ajax
6 14 (2.47%) JSON
6 14 (2.47%) SOAP
6 14 (2.47%) REST
7 13 (2.29%) CSS3
7 13 (2.29%) RESTful
8 11 (1.94%) XML
8 11 (1.94%) jQuery
8 11 (1.94%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.59%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.59%) HTML5
9 9 (1.59%) Sass
10 8 (1.41%) Backbone.js
10 8 (1.41%) LESS
11 5 (0.88%) Middleware
11 5 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.88%) Hedge funds
3 18 (3.17%) Open Source
4 17 (3.00%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.29%) Mainframe
7 11 (1.94%) User Experience
8 8 (1.41%) PKI
8 8 (1.41%) Clustering
9 7 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.06%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.06%) DTV
11 4 (0.71%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.71%) VSAM
11 4 (0.71%) NHS
12 3 (0.53%) PMI
12 3 (0.53%) Replication
12 3 (0.53%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.53%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.53%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.88%) Windows
2 32 (5.64%) UNIX
3 27 (4.76%) Linux
4 8 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.41%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.71%) Android
5 4 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.71%) Solaris
6 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.35%) AIX
7 1 (0.18%) zOS
7 1 (0.18%) HPUX
7 1 (0.18%) SUSE
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 80 (14.11%) Project Management
4 41 (7.23%) Scrum
5 40 (7.05%) Migration
6 35 (6.17%) Business Analysis
7 33 (5.82%) PRINCE2
8 31 (5.47%) Data Analysis
9 29 (5.11%) Change Management
10 27 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (4.76%) Coaching
11 22 (3.88%) Mentoring
11 22 (3.88%) ITIL
11 22 (3.88%) ERP
11 22 (3.88%) Workflow
11 22 (3.88%) Configuration Management
12 21 (3.70%) PRINCE
13 20 (3.53%) TDD
13 20 (3.53%) Data Management
14 17 (3.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 65 (11.46%) SQL
2 56 (9.88%) Java
3 32 (5.64%) JavaScript
3 32 (5.64%) C#
4 12 (2.12%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.06%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.06%) Ruby
5 6 (1.06%) Python
5 6 (1.06%) VBA
5 6 (1.06%) COBOL
6 5 (0.88%) Delphi
6 5 (0.88%) C++
6 5 (0.88%) T-SQL
6 5 (0.88%) VBScript
6 5 (0.88%) VB
6 5 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.71%) JCL
7 4 (0.71%) Objective-C
7 4 (0.71%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.65%) Degree
3 14 (2.47%) PMI Certification
4 11 (1.94%) PMP
5 9 (1.59%) APMP
6 8 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.41%) ISEB
7 7 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.71%) CIMA
9 3 (0.53%) CISSP
9 3 (0.53%) ACCA
9 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.88%) QA
1 22 (3.88%) SLA
2 4 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) COBIT
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.53%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.18%) NFS
5 1 (0.18%) Firmware
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.18%) iptables
5 1 (0.18%) Docker
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.76%) Puppet
3 9 (1.59%) Ansible
4 8 (1.41%) MOM
5 6 (1.06%) Control-M
6 3 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.35%) SCOM
8 1 (0.18%) OVSD
8 1 (0.18%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 53 (9.35%) Oracle
2 44 (7.76%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.06%) SAP
4 13 (2.29%) IBM
5 10 (1.76%) Remedy
6 8 (1.41%) GoldenSource
7 7 (1.23%) HP
7 7 (1.23%) Business Objects
8 6 (1.06%) Adobe
8 6 (1.06%) Cisco
8 6 (1.06%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.88%) BMC
9 5 (0.88%) Cognos
9 5 (0.88%) VMware
9 5 (0.88%) Axway
10 4 (0.71%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.71%) Endeca
10 4 (0.71%) EMC
11 3 (0.53%) NetApp
11 3 (0.53%) Trillium
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