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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 47.37% 57.14% 77.27%
As % of the General category 100.00% 80.00% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -18.25%
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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
9 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 47.37% 71.43% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Average daily rate £375 £450 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

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 April 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 April 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 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (35.71%) ACCA
3 5 (35.71%) CIMA
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Hyperion
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) E-Procurement
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) B2B
7 1 (7.14%) B2C
7 1 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (7.14%) VBScript
7 1 (7.14%) Flash
7 1 (7.14%) MS Excel

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) Essbase
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) JProfiler
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Luxembourgish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Copywriter
2 2 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Economics
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) E-Procurement
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) B2B
3 1 (7.14%) B2C
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) DRM
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) ACCA
2 5 (35.71%) CIMA
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) IIBA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) nmon
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Hyperion
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Ariba
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian