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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 17 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.41% 16.78% 15.38%
As % of the General category 27.87% 36.23% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 11
Median daily rate £375 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £48.43 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Finance
Bedfordshire

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
61 69 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 40.94% 46.31% 40.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 39
Median daily rate £440 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £315 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.06 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -3.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Finance.

1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
2 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Validation
3 3 (13.04%) Back Office
3 3 (13.04%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.70%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (8.70%) Apple Swift
4 2 (8.70%) API Design
4 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
4 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) iPad
4 2 (8.70%) IaaS
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
4 2 (8.70%) CAFM
4 2 (8.70%) Facilities Management
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (8.70%) Xcode
2 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.35%) FogBugz
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
2 2 (8.70%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.35%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Verilog
3 1 (4.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
2 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
2 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
2 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Validation
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) CAFM
4 2 (8.70%) Facilities Management
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) OOD
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) Ada
2 2 (8.70%) Apple Swift
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
2 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.35%) VCP5
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Civica
1 1 (4.35%) Google
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Veeam
1 1 (4.35%) VMware