The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Luton region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.68% 21.62% 6.58%
As % of the General category 34.21% 66.67% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 3
Average daily rate £423 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £305 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £495 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.39 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.87% -22.44%
General Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
76 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 37.07% 32.43% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 20 11
Average daily rate £425 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Finance
Bedfordshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 14 (35.90%) PRINCE2
2 13 (33.33%) Project Management
3 10 (25.64%) Retail
4 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.51%) ERP
5 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.38%) MS Project
7 5 (12.82%) Agresso
7 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.26%) ACCA
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.26%) SAP
9 3 (7.69%) Web Services
9 3 (7.69%) MS Office
9 3 (7.69%) SQL
9 3 (7.69%) Oracle
9 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
9 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) QA
9 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
9 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Project
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.69%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Agresso
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 10 (25.64%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Project Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Procurement Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Project Support Officer
7 1 (2.56%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) OLE
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) XSD
3 1 (2.56%) XSLT
3 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) PRINCE2
2 13 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.51%) ERP
4 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) PRINCE
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (5.13%) Logistics
7 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Change Control
7 2 (5.13%) Service Management
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ACCA
1 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.13%) PMP
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.56%) Niku
4 1 (2.56%) Civica
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