The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 56 134 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.01% 31.16% 40.69%
As % of the General category 50.45% 63.51% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 94 85
Average daily rate £423 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +4.76%
Finance
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

General Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
111 211 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 35.69% 49.07% 53.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 148 111
Average daily rate £400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 38 £388 -13.88% 9
Finance
East Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 59 (39.86%) Banking
2 23 (15.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (14.86%) SQL
4 17 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.81%) Change Management
6 15 (10.14%) Oracle
7 13 (8.78%) Data Analysis
8 12 (8.11%) ETL
9 11 (7.43%) Project Management
9 11 (7.43%) Business Analysis
9 11 (7.43%) Marketing
10 10 (6.76%) Migration
10 10 (6.76%) .NET
10 10 (6.76%) C#
10 10 (6.76%) SAP
11 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (5.41%) XML
12 8 (5.41%) TCP/IP
12 8 (5.41%) SharePoint
12 8 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (4.73%) IBM
13 7 (4.73%) SAS
13 7 (4.73%) Web Services
13 7 (4.73%) Linux
13 7 (4.73%) VB.NET
13 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
13 7 (4.73%) Law
13 7 (4.73%) .NET Framework
13 7 (4.73%) Programme Management
13 7 (4.73%) SharePoint 2013

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 8 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.73%) SAS
2 7 (4.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.03%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.35%) CMS
5 2 (1.35%) Confluence
5 2 (1.35%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.68%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (3.38%) MS Project
2 3 (2.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.03%) Cognos Controller
2 3 (2.03%) Cognos Planning
2 3 (2.03%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.03%) HFM
2 3 (2.03%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 3 (2.03%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.03%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.03%) LAN
2 3 (2.03%) SAN
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.03%) Base SAS
3 3 (2.03%) DB2
3 3 (2.03%) Essbase
4 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) OLTP
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.03%) Lombardi
2 3 (2.03%) Subversion
3 2 (1.35%) JIRA
3 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.68%) ERwin
4 1 (0.68%) JUnit
General
1 59 (39.86%) Banking
2 11 (7.43%) Marketing
3 7 (4.73%) Law
3 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.70%) Electronics
6 3 (2.03%) Legal
6 3 (2.03%) Retail
7 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.35%) Front Office
7 2 (1.35%) Publishing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (25.68%) Analyst
2 23 (15.54%) Developer
3 20 (13.51%) Business Analyst
4 13 (8.78%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.43%) Consultant
6 7 (4.73%) Change Manager
6 7 (4.73%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (4.05%) Banking Analyst
7 6 (4.05%) Hardware Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.38%) AIX Specialist
8 5 (3.38%) Business Change Analyst
8 5 (3.38%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Business Design Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Linux Specialist
9 4 (2.70%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Service Manager
9 4 (2.70%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.76%) .NET
2 8 (5.41%) XML
3 7 (4.73%) .NET Framework
3 7 (4.73%) Web Services
4 6 (4.05%) HTML
5 5 (3.38%) HTML5
5 5 (3.38%) J2EE
5 5 (3.38%) SOAP
5 5 (3.38%) XSD
6 4 (2.70%) Ajax
6 4 (2.70%) jQuery
7 3 (2.03%) CSS
7 3 (2.03%) XSLT
8 2 (1.35%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.35%) CSS3
8 2 (1.35%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.35%) RESTful
8 2 (1.35%) WSDL
8 2 (1.35%) XSL
9 1 (0.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.03%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.03%) Health Informatics
2 3 (2.03%) Informatics
2 3 (2.03%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.35%) User Experience
4 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.73%) Linux
2 6 (4.05%) Unix
3 5 (3.38%) AIX
3 5 (3.38%) Windows
3 5 (3.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.03%) Android
4 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.81%) Change Management
4 13 (8.78%) Data Analysis
5 12 (8.11%) ETL
6 11 (7.43%) Business Analysis
6 11 (7.43%) Project Management
7 10 (6.76%) Migration
8 8 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.73%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.05%) ITIL
10 6 (4.05%) Resource Management
10 6 (4.05%) SDLC
10 6 (4.05%) Service Management
10 6 (4.05%) Workflow
11 5 (3.38%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (3.38%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.38%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.38%) Waterfall
12 4 (2.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.86%) SQL
2 10 (6.76%) C#
3 7 (4.73%) VB.NET
4 5 (3.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.70%) Java
6 3 (2.03%) Ruby
6 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.03%) XPath
6 3 (2.03%) XQuery
7 2 (1.35%) Perl
7 2 (1.35%) Python
7 2 (1.35%) SAS Macro
7 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) ABAP
8 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 5 (3.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.70%) Degree
3 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.35%) PMP
3 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.68%) APMP
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (10.14%) Oracle
2 10 (6.76%) SAP
3 7 (4.73%) IBM
4 5 (3.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.38%) VMware
5 4 (2.70%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.03%) Cognos
6 3 (2.03%) hybris
6 3 (2.03%) Infor
6 3 (2.03%) Informatica
6 3 (2.03%) Rally
6 3 (2.03%) Teradata
7 2 (1.35%) ATG
7 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.68%) Google