The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Paddington region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 6 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 46.15% 51.85% 29.17%
As % of the General category 85.71% 82.35% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.69%
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 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Paddington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 53.85% 62.96% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Finance
London

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
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 25 July 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) AAT
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Ariba
2 2 (22.22%) ATM
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Niku
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) COM
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) UML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) ATM
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Java Programmer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Programmer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Finance Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Procurement Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior PMO Manager
4 1 (11.11%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) COM
2 1 (11.11%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
1 1 (11.11%) UML
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) Change Management
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
1 1 (11.11%) Use Case
1 1 (11.11%) BPMN
1 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
1 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
1 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Ariba
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas
3 1 (11.11%) Niku
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft