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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 5 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 22.73% 43.75% 67.86%
As % of the General category 62.50% 73.68% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
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£533 £505 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% -8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £600 £615
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 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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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
8 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 36.36% 59.38% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Average daily rate £600 £460 £615
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -25.20%
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 £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) AAT
2 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (25.00%) CIMA
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) ATM
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Ariba
2 2 (25.00%) ACCA
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Luxembourgish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Finance Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Procurement Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Copywriter
2 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) B2C
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) SABSA
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) AAT
2 2 (25.00%) CIMA
2 2 (25.00%) ACCA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Ariba
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian