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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 13 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 13 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.50% 13.51% 14.29%
As % of the General category 28.26% 40.82% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 9
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£450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £268 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £650 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -20.00%
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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
46 49 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 30.07% 33.11% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 10
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £265 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) SAP
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) ERP
3 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle
4 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
5 6 (19.35%) Agresso
5 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 6 (19.35%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) Degree
5 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
5 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Retail
6 5 (16.13%) Electronics
6 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) DTV
7 4 (12.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
7 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (12.90%) Marketing
7 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Simulink
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Agresso
2 4 (12.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless Security
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) OLAP
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.23%) Games
5 1 (3.23%) Back Office
5 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) IT Audit Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Principal Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
1 3 (9.68%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) JSON
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) DTV
2 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.23%) FMCG
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Physics
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) ERP
2 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
4 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
4 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
4 6 (19.35%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
2 1 (3.23%) Golang
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) VCP4
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ACCA
3 1 (3.23%) CISA
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) SAP
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) KANA
4 2 (6.45%) hybris
5 1 (3.23%) IBM