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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 16 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 5.32% 13.84% 1.54%
As % of the General category 8.93% 20.00% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 2
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£425 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
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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
112 110 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 59.57% 69.18% 58.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 63 25
Average daily rate £320 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £461 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 18 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 9 (34.62%) SAP
3 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) MS Project
6 4 (15.38%) SaaS
6 4 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
6 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
8 2 (7.69%) QA
8 2 (7.69%) JSON
8 2 (7.69%) Selenium
8 2 (7.69%) jQuery
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) User Stories
8 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (19.23%) MS Project
3 4 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP SCM
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) LSMW
2 1 (3.85%) Zephyr
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 18 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Developer
2 2 (7.69%) Analyst
2 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
3 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) IT Administrator
3 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Online Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Web Manager
3 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) JSON
1 2 (7.69%) jQuery
1 2 (7.69%) HTML5
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) XML
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) DTV
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) User Stories
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) People Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) CIMA
1 1 (3.85%) ACCA
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.85%) PMP
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.85%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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