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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 20 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.58% 18.43% 10.34%
As % of the General category 34.48% 43.96% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 5
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£425 £425 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £48.37 £12.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+303.04% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.71 £12.00 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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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
58 91 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 36.48% 41.94% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 78 11
Average daily rate £375 £440 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% -16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £531 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £21.00 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £13.80 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.78 £28.20 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 17 (37.78%) Oracle
2 14 (31.11%) ERP
3 10 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.00%) SAP
4 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (17.78%) SQL
5 8 (17.78%) Agresso
6 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.11%) CRM
8 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.89%) Retail
9 4 (8.89%) MS Office
9 4 (8.89%) ITIL
9 4 (8.89%) ETL
10 3 (6.67%) Sun
10 3 (6.67%) CCNP
10 3 (6.67%) CCNA
10 3 (6.67%) VoIP
10 3 (6.67%) Citrix

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.22%) SAS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Agresso
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (2.22%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) VoIP
1 3 (6.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.22%) SSH
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.22%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Lumira
2 1 (2.22%) OLAP
2 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.22%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
2 2 (4.44%) Local Government
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Architect
2 13 (28.89%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (2.22%) SAS Data Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) J2EE
2 1 (2.22%) EJB
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) JSP
2 1 (2.22%) Servlets
2 1 (2.22%) SOAP
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) UNIX
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) ERP
2 10 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.11%) CRM
4 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 4 (8.89%) ETL
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.67%) Campaign Management
6 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) Ada
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
3 1 (2.22%) C-shell
3 1 (2.22%) C++
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) CCNP
1 3 (6.67%) CCNA
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) ISSMP
3 1 (2.22%) MBCS
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) TickIT
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) SAP
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Sun
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.22%) Pega
6 1 (2.22%) Tableau
6 1 (2.22%) Lumesse
6 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.22%) JDA
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) EMC
6 1 (2.22%) Cognos