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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 25.00% 32.14% 33.33%
As % of the General category 100.00% 45.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£400 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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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
3 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 25.00% 71.43% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate £400 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) AAT
2 2 (28.57%) ATM
2 2 (28.57%) Ariba
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) COM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
3 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
3 1 (14.29%) AMQP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Finance Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Procurement Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) COM
2 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) AAT
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Ariba
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) VMware