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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 55.56% 60.00% 80.95%
As % of the General category 93.75% 75.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 12
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£500 £575 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +19.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £575 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £625
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 £18.50 £19.75 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +1.85%
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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
16 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 59.26% 80.00% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 12
Average daily rate £500 £575 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +19.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £575 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £635
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 £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 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 1 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 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) CIMA
5 4 (21.05%) Hyperion
5 4 (21.05%) ACCA
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB
6 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
7 2 (10.53%) E-Procurement
7 2 (10.53%) Law
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.53%) IBM
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
7 2 (10.53%) Economics
7 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (10.53%) IIBA
8 1 (5.26%) Confluence
8 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) JProfiler
8 1 (5.26%) Splunk

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) Essbase
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JProfiler
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 2 (10.53%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Sourcing Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Copywriter
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Economics
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Copywriting
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) E-Procurement
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.26%) SABSA
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) CIMA
2 4 (21.05%) ACCA
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
4 2 (10.53%) IIBA
5 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
5 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Hyperion
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Ariba