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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 23.53% 23.53% 69.23%
As % of the General category 80.00% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate £525 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £490 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £610 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
Finance
London

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
5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 29.41% 29.41% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate £120 £625 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-80.80% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) ATM
3 3 (20.00%) SUSE
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) vRealize
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (13.33%) People Management
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (13.33%) Node.js
4 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
4 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) Java EE
4 2 (13.33%) Degree

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) ATM
1 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.67%) NFC
2 1 (6.67%) SDH
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
1 1 (6.67%) Law
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Angular Developer
1 2 (13.33%) Developer
1 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Author
2 1 (6.67%) Communications Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Compliance Officer
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Database Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Author
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) Java EE
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
1 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Contactless
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) EMV
3 1 (6.67%) Fintech
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) SUSE
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (13.33%) People Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) Scala
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) GAAP
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Ariba
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow