The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 15 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.58% 17.76% 6.16%
As % of the General category 9.55% 29.03% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 4
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£300 £430 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +20.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
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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 Newbury region.

General Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
157 93 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 68.86% 61.18% 62.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 61 41
Average daily rate £350 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Newbury region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Newbury region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (70.37%) Telecoms
2 11 (40.74%) MS Project
3 8 (29.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Project Management
5 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) Change Management
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
7 4 (14.81%) SAP
7 4 (14.81%) Banking
7 4 (14.81%) SaaS
7 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
7 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
8 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.11%) TDD
8 3 (11.11%) Java
8 3 (11.11%) MS Office
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle
8 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.41%) React
9 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) Mule
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Mule ESB
1 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Project
2 8 (29.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 3 (11.11%) MS Office
5 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Broadband
1 1 (3.70%) CTI
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 19 (70.37%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Designer
4 1 (3.70%) BSS Architect
4 1 (3.70%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) OSS Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Project Officer
4 1 (3.70%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) React
1 2 (7.41%) XML
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
1 2 (7.41%) JSON
1 2 (7.41%) jQuery
1 2 (7.41%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.70%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) Java EE
2 1 (3.70%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) DTV
1 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.93%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
2 5 (18.52%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
4 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITSM
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CBAP
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix