The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 19 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 18 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.52% 9.46% 12.90%
As % of the General category 25.71% 29.17% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 13
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £329 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.43 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%
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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 Luton region.

General Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
70 24 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 37.04% 32.43% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 20 32
Average daily rate £425 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £43.72 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Luton region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) PRINCE2
3 20 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (30.00%) Oracle
5 17 (28.33%) Scrum
6 16 (26.67%) SAP
6 16 (26.67%) ERP
6 16 (26.67%) Retail
6 16 (26.67%) Waterfall
7 15 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (25.00%) Agresso
8 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (23.33%) SQL
8 14 (23.33%) Project Management
9 12 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
9 12 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (18.33%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (18.33%) Oracle Assets
10 11 (18.33%) Change Management
11 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 10 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (15.00%) Business Analysis
13 8 (13.33%) Degree
14 7 (11.67%) SaaS
15 6 (10.00%) Data Integration
15 6 (10.00%) General Ledger
15 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
16 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
16 5 (8.33%) Use Case
16 5 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Project
3 2 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Agresso
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (18.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (18.33%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.67%) CA Clarity
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
1 1 (1.67%) Wireless
1 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) MSTest
2 1 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.67%) NUnit
General
1 16 (26.67%) Retail
2 6 (10.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Analyst
2 20 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 20 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (8.33%) Developer
3 5 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (3.33%) ERP Project Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (1.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.67%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (1.67%) TM1 Developer
6 1 (1.67%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) XSLT
2 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.67%) WCF
2 1 (1.67%) WPF
2 1 (1.67%) WF
2 1 (1.67%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.67%) LINQ
2 1 (1.67%) jQuery
2 1 (1.67%) RESTful
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) FMCG
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Physics
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) PRINCE2
3 20 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (28.33%) Scrum
5 16 (26.67%) ERP
5 16 (26.67%) Waterfall
6 15 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (23.33%) Project Management
7 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (18.33%) Change Management
9 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 10 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (15.00%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
11 5 (8.33%) Use Case
12 4 (6.67%) OO
13 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
13 3 (5.00%) Information Management
13 3 (5.00%) Demand Forecasting
14 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) C++
3 1 (1.67%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) CISSP
3 1 (1.67%) ACCA
3 1 (1.67%) CISM
3 1 (1.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.67%) QA
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Oracle
2 16 (26.67%) SAP
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) Sybase
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) CA
5 1 (1.67%) Planview
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