The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 91 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.06% 17.58% 14.22%
As % of the General category 75.21% 57.14% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 33 17
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £145 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £177.50 £9.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1872.22% -44.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
Finance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
121 84 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.30% 30.77% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 52 28
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £185.00 £24.50 £29.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+655.10% -16.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Chatham 0 14 £180 +50.00% 3
Maidstone 0 8 £350 +6.06% 2
Tonbridge - 5 £450 - 2
Folkestone - 4 £318 - 3
Tunbridge Wells 0 3 £400 +35.59% 2
West Malling - 3 £505 - 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 26 (18.44%) .NET
2 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
3 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
3 24 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (15.60%) HTML
5 20 (14.18%) C#
6 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET
6 19 (13.48%) MVC
6 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (12.77%) AngularJS
7 18 (12.77%) SDLC
7 18 (12.77%) Project Management
8 17 (12.06%) SQL
8 17 (12.06%) TDD
9 16 (11.35%) Banking
9 16 (11.35%) Java
9 16 (11.35%) CSS
10 15 (10.64%) Windows
11 14 (9.93%) Unix
12 13 (9.22%) ISEB
12 13 (9.22%) Scrum
13 12 (8.51%) Active Directory
13 12 (8.51%) UML
13 12 (8.51%) jQuery
14 11 (7.80%) ISTQB
15 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
15 10 (7.09%) Test Scripting
15 10 (7.09%) HTML5
15 10 (7.09%) REST
15 10 (7.09%) CSS3

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (3.55%) IIS
2 5 (3.55%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.42%) FileNet
4 2 (1.42%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.42%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.71%) Node.js
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.55%) MS Office
2 3 (2.13%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.71%) Sage X3
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.71%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.26%) PaaS
2 4 (2.84%) Heroku
3 2 (1.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) DNS
2 7 (4.96%) LDAP
3 5 (3.55%) Firewall
3 5 (3.55%) SAN
3 5 (3.55%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.84%) DHCP
5 3 (2.13%) VPN
6 2 (1.42%) HTTP
6 2 (1.42%) LAN
6 2 (1.42%) SMTP
6 2 (1.42%) VLAN
6 2 (1.42%) WAN
7 1 (0.71%) Internet
7 1 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (3.55%) Big Data
2 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.84%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.13%) Redis
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.55%) HP UFT
2 5 (3.55%) JIRA
3 3 (2.13%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.42%) ERwin
4 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.42%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (1.42%) Rational Rose
4 2 (1.42%) Selenium
4 2 (1.42%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.42%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.42%) Subversion
4 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.71%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.71%) NetBeans
General
1 16 (11.35%) Banking
2 5 (3.55%) Advertising
2 5 (3.55%) Retail
3 3 (2.13%) Automotive
4 2 (1.42%) Back Office
4 2 (1.42%) Local Government
4 2 (1.42%) Marketing
4 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (31.21%) Analyst
2 39 (27.66%) Developer
3 21 (14.89%) Test Analyst
4 17 (12.06%) C# Developer
4 17 (12.06%) Financial Analyst
4 17 (12.06%) Service Analyst
5 16 (11.35%) Project Manager
6 15 (10.64%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 14 (9.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (8.51%) Business Analyst
9 11 (7.80%) Java Developer
10 10 (7.09%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.26%) AS400 Test Analyst
11 6 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (4.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.44%) .NET
2 22 (15.60%) HTML
3 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET
3 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (12.77%) AngularJS
5 16 (11.35%) CSS
6 12 (8.51%) jQuery
7 10 (7.09%) CSS3
7 10 (7.09%) HTML5
7 10 (7.09%) REST
8 7 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (4.96%) Web Services
9 6 (4.26%) Dojo
9 6 (4.26%) Java EE
9 6 (4.26%) JSON
9 6 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (4.26%) Spring
9 6 (4.26%) Spring Integration
10 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.67%) Clustering
3 7 (4.96%) AS400
4 5 (3.55%) HACMP
5 4 (2.84%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.42%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.71%) Chip Card
8 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.71%) EPoS
8 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.64%) Windows
2 14 (9.93%) Unix
3 8 (5.67%) Linux
3 8 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (5.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.13%) Solaris
5 2 (1.42%) AIX
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.48%) MVC
3 18 (12.77%) Project Management
3 18 (12.77%) SDLC
4 17 (12.06%) TDD
5 13 (9.22%) Scrum
6 12 (8.51%) UML
7 10 (7.09%) Test Scripting
8 8 (5.67%) Change Management
8 8 (5.67%) Investment Management
8 8 (5.67%) ITIL
8 8 (5.67%) SOLID
9 7 (4.96%) Asset Management
9 7 (4.96%) BDD
9 7 (4.96%) Integration Testing
9 7 (4.96%) OO
9 7 (4.96%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.96%) Test Strategy
10 6 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
2 20 (14.18%) C#
3 17 (12.06%) SQL
4 16 (11.35%) Java
5 9 (6.38%) Perl
6 8 (5.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.26%) Python
8 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.84%) VB
9 3 (2.13%) Ruby
9 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.42%) Go
10 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.42%) VBScript
11 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.71%) Delphi
11 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) ISEB
2 11 (7.80%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.84%) Degree
4 3 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.42%) CISM
5 2 (1.42%) CISSP
6 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.71%) ACCA
6 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.71%) MCP
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.71%) COBIT
4 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (2.84%) vSphere
4 3 (2.13%) NFS
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.42%) Docker
5 2 (1.42%) XenServer
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.71%) vCloud
6 1 (0.71%) XenApp
6 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) Puppet
1 5 (3.55%) SCCM
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.84%) SCOM
2 4 (2.84%) SCOrch
2 4 (2.84%) WSUS
3 2 (1.42%) Ansible
3 2 (1.42%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.71%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.71%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.71%) OpenView
4 1 (0.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.67%) VMware
3 7 (4.96%) Oracle
4 5 (3.55%) Veritas
5 4 (2.84%) Citrix
5 4 (2.84%) HP
5 4 (2.84%) IBM
5 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.13%) Sybase
6 3 (2.13%) Thunderhead
7 2 (1.42%) Dell
7 2 (1.42%) Informatica
7 2 (1.42%) Lotus
8 1 (0.71%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.71%) Sage
8 1 (0.71%) SAP
8 1 (0.71%) Siebel
8 1 (0.71%) Symantec
8 1 (0.71%) Tripwire
8 1 (0.71%) Vignette
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200.00 - £201.00 per day + + overtime/expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Kent
iKas International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + extensions
Posted: 26 days ago