The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 28 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.14% 17.83% 11.39%
As % of the General category 66.67% 69.70% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 8
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£450 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
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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 Ipswich region.

General Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
42 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.22% 25.58% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 12
Average daily rate £450 £450 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £304 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 17 (32.08%) PeopleSoft
2 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.09%) ISEB
4 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (13.21%) QA
5 7 (13.21%) Information Security
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.21%) Banking
5 7 (13.21%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (13.21%) Oracle
6 6 (11.32%) VBA
6 6 (11.32%) .NET
6 6 (11.32%) C#
6 6 (11.32%) SQL
6 6 (11.32%) MS Office
6 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (11.32%) Project Management
6 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Cash Management
7 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) HP
7 5 (9.43%) EFT
8 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.55%) Target Operating Model

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Documentum
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) PBX
1 1 (1.89%) VoIP
1 1 (1.89%) DPNSS
1 1 (1.89%) QSIG
1 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) QlikView
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.21%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Analyst
2 18 (33.96%) Business Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.43%) MI Developer
5 4 (7.55%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Author
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Author
7 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.66%) ADO
3 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) REST
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
4 2 (3.77%) MDX
4 2 (3.77%) WCF
5 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.89%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) EFT
2 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.66%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) IVR
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (13.21%) Information Security
2 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.21%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (11.32%) Project Management
4 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
4 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
4 5 (9.43%) Cash Management
5 4 (7.55%) Target Operating Model
5 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.66%) OOD
6 3 (5.66%) OO
6 3 (5.66%) CRM
6 3 (5.66%) MVC
6 3 (5.66%) Content Management
6 3 (5.66%) Transition Management
6 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.77%) SIEM
7 2 (3.77%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) C#
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
1 6 (11.32%) VBA
2 3 (5.66%) VB
2 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) ISEB
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) PeopleSoft
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) Kofax
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) EMC
6 1 (1.89%) Avaya