The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 15.56% 2.27% 3.95%
As % of the General category 87.50% 11.11% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£425 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +37.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
Finance
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Hounslow region.

General Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 17.78% 20.45% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 23
Average daily rate £425 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Hounslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Hounslow region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Hounslow region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Logistics
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) UX Design
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
3 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) StarTeam
4 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) JBoss
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) StarTeam
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience Researcher
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Writer
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) E-Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Author
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Logistics
1 3 (37.50%) UX Design
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle