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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 110 129 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.99% 41.75% 38.70%
As % of the General category 65.09% 82.17% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 75 96
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £285 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
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
169 157 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 47.61% 50.81% 48.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 91 120
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +118.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
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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 -1 56 £463 +14.90% 18
Kettering - 1 £300 -
Brackley - - - -
Corby - - - -
Finance
East Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 98 (36.98%) Banking
2 78 (29.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (20.75%) Business Analysis
4 46 (17.36%) Project Management
5 37 (13.96%) Retail
6 34 (12.83%) Risk Management
7 32 (12.08%) Retail Banking
8 27 (10.19%) Change Management
8 27 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (7.55%) Migration
11 19 (7.17%) SQL
12 15 (5.66%) Agresso
13 14 (5.28%) Legal
14 13 (4.91%) Microsoft
15 12 (4.53%) UNIX
15 12 (4.53%) QA
15 12 (4.53%) Business Process Improvement
16 11 (4.15%) Process Improvement
16 11 (4.15%) Logistics
16 11 (4.15%) MS Excel
16 11 (4.15%) PRINCE2
16 11 (4.15%) Management Information System
17 10 (3.77%) Six Sigma
17 10 (3.77%) Oracle
17 10 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (3.40%) Lean Six Sigma
18 9 (3.40%) OO
18 9 (3.40%) SAS
18 9 (3.40%) Change Control

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (3.40%) SAS
2 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.13%) CMS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.38%) Confluence
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.26%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.13%) MS Project
6 2 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (5.66%) Agresso
2 4 (1.51%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.38%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.02%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.75%) Force.com
3 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.51%) SMS
2 3 (1.13%) ATM
3 2 (0.75%) NFC
4 1 (0.38%) Network Security
4 1 (0.38%) VoIP
4 1 (0.38%) WAN
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.26%) SQL Server
1 6 (2.26%) MS Access
2 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.38%) MySQL
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.38%) Essbase
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.38%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Selenium
1 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.38%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 98 (36.98%) Banking
2 37 (13.96%) Retail
3 32 (12.08%) Retail Banking
4 14 (5.28%) Legal
5 6 (2.26%) Marketing
6 5 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.38%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (47.92%) Analyst
2 103 (38.87%) Business Analyst
3 36 (13.58%) Senior Analyst
4 33 (12.45%) Senior Business Analyst
5 31 (11.70%) Project Manager
6 22 (8.30%) Developer
7 17 (6.42%) Financial Business Analyst
8 15 (5.66%) Banking Business Analyst
9 11 (4.15%) Change Manager
9 11 (4.15%) Architect
10 9 (3.40%) Consultant
11 8 (3.02%) Senior Manager
11 8 (3.02%) Risk Manager
11 8 (3.02%) Information Manager
11 8 (3.02%) Information Risk Manager
11 8 (3.02%) Business Design Analyst
12 7 (2.64%) Service Manager
12 7 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 5 (1.89%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.02%) CSS
1 8 (3.02%) OLE
1 8 (3.02%) Ajax
1 8 (3.02%) JSON
1 8 (3.02%) REST
1 8 (3.02%) CSS3
1 8 (3.02%) Backbone.js
1 8 (3.02%) Sass
1 8 (3.02%) LESS
2 3 (1.13%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.13%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (0.75%) Middleware
4 1 (0.38%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.38%) LAMP
4 1 (0.38%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.38%) Spring
4 1 (0.38%) XML
4 1 (0.38%) .NET
4 1 (0.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.89%) User Experience
5 4 (1.51%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.51%) PMI
6 3 (1.13%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.13%) Open Source
6 3 (1.13%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.75%) IVR
8 1 (0.38%) Informatics
8 1 (0.38%) CMDB
8 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.38%) NHS
8 1 (0.38%) DTV
8 1 (0.38%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.53%) UNIX
2 6 (2.26%) Linux
3 5 (1.89%) Windows
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.38%) Android
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) CentOS
4 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 55 (20.75%) Business Analysis
3 46 (17.36%) Project Management
4 34 (12.83%) Risk Management
5 27 (10.19%) Change Management
6 21 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (7.55%) Migration
8 12 (4.53%) Business Process Improvement
9 11 (4.15%) Logistics
9 11 (4.15%) PRINCE2
9 11 (4.15%) Process Improvement
10 10 (3.77%) Six Sigma
10 10 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (3.40%) Lean Six Sigma
11 9 (3.40%) OO
11 9 (3.40%) Change Control
12 8 (3.02%) Line Management
12 8 (3.02%) ITIL
12 8 (3.02%) Project Planning
12 8 (3.02%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.17%) SQL
2 8 (3.02%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.26%) VBA
4 5 (1.89%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.89%) Perl
4 5 (1.89%) Java
5 4 (1.51%) VB
5 4 (1.51%) Python
6 1 (0.38%) Ruby
6 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.38%) R
6 1 (0.38%) VBScript
6 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.38%) C
6 1 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (1.89%) ISEB
1 5 (1.89%) CISA
1 5 (1.89%) Degree
2 4 (1.51%) PMI Certification
2 4 (1.51%) CRISC
2 4 (1.51%) CISM
2 4 (1.51%) CISSP
3 3 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PMP
5 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.38%) QiCA
5 1 (0.38%) CIMA
5 1 (0.38%) MBA
5 1 (0.38%) CIPD
5 1 (0.38%) CBAP
5 1 (0.38%) ACCA
5 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.53%) QA
2 4 (1.51%) SLA
2 4 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.13%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.75%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (1.13%) RACF
2 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (3.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (4.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.77%) Oracle
3 8 (3.02%) IBM
3 8 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.26%) Adobe
5 5 (1.89%) SAP
6 4 (1.51%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.75%) SunGard
7 2 (0.75%) Citrix
7 2 (0.75%) Teradata
7 2 (0.75%) TSYS
8 1 (0.38%) Tableau
8 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.38%) Google
8 1 (0.38%) Remedy
8 1 (0.38%) BMC
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
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