The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 47 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 55.95% 44.16% 44.09%
As % of the General category 85.45% 69.39% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 22
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£425 £445 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% +16.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
Finance
Cheshire

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

General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
55 49 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 65.48% 63.64% 64.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 32
Average daily rate £425 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £393 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.22%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 55 (69.62%) Banking
2 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (18.99%) SDLC
5 12 (15.19%) Java
6 11 (13.92%) Linux
6 11 (13.92%) Retail
6 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.92%) Waterfall
7 10 (12.66%) Retail Banking
7 10 (12.66%) Degree
7 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
7 10 (12.66%) Project Management
8 9 (11.39%) TDD
9 8 (10.13%) Windows
9 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
9 8 (10.13%) SQL
9 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
10 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
10 7 (8.86%) HTML
10 7 (8.86%) Web Services
10 7 (8.86%) JSON
10 7 (8.86%) BDD
10 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
11 6 (7.59%) WebSphere
11 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (7.59%) HTML5
11 6 (7.59%) Subversion
11 6 (7.59%) XML
11 6 (7.59%) C++

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 6 (7.59%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) PaaS
1 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) LAN
1 1 (1.27%) VoIP
1 1 (1.27%) WAN
1 1 (1.27%) VPN
1 1 (1.27%) CTI
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
1 1 (1.27%) H.323
1 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.27%) Big Data
4 1 (1.27%) DB2
4 1 (1.27%) Informix
4 1 (1.27%) MS Access
4 1 (1.27%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) Subversion
3 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) PhpStorm
4 1 (1.27%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 55 (69.62%) Banking
2 11 (13.92%) Retail
3 10 (12.66%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Analyst
2 18 (22.78%) Business Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.86%) Architect
5 7 (8.86%) Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Release Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Database Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Implementation Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) HTML
1 7 (8.86%) Web Services
1 7 (8.86%) JSON
2 6 (7.59%) XML
2 6 (7.59%) HTML5
3 5 (6.33%) jQuery
3 5 (6.33%) Java EE
3 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.33%) WSDL
4 2 (2.53%) J2EE
4 2 (2.53%) Velocity
4 2 (2.53%) CSS
4 2 (2.53%) Middleware
5 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.27%) Spring
5 1 (1.27%) Ajax
5 1 (1.27%) JSP
5 1 (1.27%) Servlets
5 1 (1.27%) EJB
5 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Online Banking
2 3 (3.80%) PMI
2 3 (3.80%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.53%) PKI
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) IVR
4 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.27%) GIS
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Windows
3 5 (6.33%) AIX
3 5 (6.33%) Windows XP
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Vista
3 5 (6.33%) Mac OS
4 3 (3.80%) UNIX
5 1 (1.27%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (18.99%) SDLC
4 11 (13.92%) Waterfall
4 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.66%) Project Management
6 9 (11.39%) TDD
7 7 (8.86%) BDD
8 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.33%) ITIL
8 5 (6.33%) OOP
8 5 (6.33%) OO
9 4 (5.06%) Service Management
9 4 (5.06%) Time Management
9 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
9 4 (5.06%) Market Research
9 4 (5.06%) Test Scripting
10 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) Java
2 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.13%) SQL
3 6 (7.59%) C++
4 5 (6.33%) C
4 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.33%) Objective-C
4 5 (6.33%) Python
5 4 (5.06%) Perl
6 2 (2.53%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) VB
7 1 (1.27%) REXX
7 1 (1.27%) PHP5
7 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) VMware
4 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.53%) Cognos
5 1 (1.27%) Rapid7
5 1 (1.27%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.27%) Teradata
5 1 (1.27%) Sybase
5 1 (1.27%) HP
5 1 (1.27%) Avaya
5 1 (1.27%) CA
5 1 (1.27%) McAfee
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