The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Paddington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 17 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 50.00% 66.67% 66.67%
As % of the General category 85.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 11
Average daily rate
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£500 £575 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £575 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
Finance
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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 Paddington region.

General Category
Paddington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 58.82% 66.67% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 11
Average daily rate £500 £575 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £575 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Paddington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Paddington region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Paddington

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Paddington

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Paddington

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Hyperion
5 3 (14.29%) ACCA
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) ISEB
5 3 (14.29%) CIMA
5 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (14.29%) Law
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 3 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Economics
6 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (9.52%) IIBA
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) E-Procurement
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Remedy
7 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
7 1 (4.76%) DRM
7 1 (4.76%) VBScript

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.76%) Essbase
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
1 1 (4.76%) JProfiler
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 3 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Procurement Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Economics
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Copywriting
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 3 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) E-Procurement
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
5 1 (4.76%) DRM
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ACCA
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) CIMA
3 2 (9.52%) IIBA
4 1 (4.76%) Postgraduate
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Hyperion
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Ariba
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk