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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 15 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 13 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.98% 17.14% 10.71%
As % of the General category 30.23% 40.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 7
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£475 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £379 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £680 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
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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
43 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 26.38% 42.86% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 17
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £233 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (31.71%) SAP
4 12 (29.27%) Oracle
4 12 (29.27%) SQL
5 11 (26.83%) PRINCE2
6 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
6 10 (24.39%) ERP
6 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (24.39%) Retail
6 10 (24.39%) Scrum
6 10 (24.39%) Waterfall
7 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (21.95%) Agresso
8 8 (19.51%) Project Management
9 7 (17.07%) Change Management
9 7 (17.07%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
10 6 (14.63%) Degree
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (12.20%) Marketing
11 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
11 5 (12.20%) Electronics
11 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
11 5 (12.20%) .NET
12 4 (9.76%) Microsoft

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Simulink
2 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Agresso
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) SaaS
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless Security
2 1 (2.44%) DHCP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) MSTest
2 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 10 (24.39%) Retail
2 5 (12.20%) Marketing
2 5 (12.20%) Electronics
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Business Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.44%) TM1 Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) JSON
3 2 (4.88%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) WPF
4 1 (2.44%) WF
4 1 (2.44%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.44%) LINQ
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) RESTful
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) XSLT
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Data Integration
2 4 (9.76%) DTV
3 3 (7.32%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Physics
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (26.83%) PRINCE2
4 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
4 10 (24.39%) ERP
4 10 (24.39%) Scrum
4 10 (24.39%) Waterfall
5 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (19.51%) Project Management
7 7 (17.07%) Change Management
7 7 (17.07%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (7.32%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.32%) Use Case
10 3 (7.32%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) Golang
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) CISA
3 1 (2.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) SAP
2 12 (29.27%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) KANA
4 2 (4.88%) hybris
4 2 (4.88%) Sybase
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
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