The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 20.00% 14.81% 37.14%
As % of the General category 100.00% 28.57% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
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£500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £405 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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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 Poole region.

General Category
Poole
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 20.00% 51.85% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 14
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £273 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £25.75 £13.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Poole region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Poole

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Poole region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Poole

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Poole

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Poole region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Poole

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Poole region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Maven
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) JDBC
3 2 (15.38%) JSP
3 2 (15.38%) Struts
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) SMS
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) JDBC
1 2 (15.38%) JSP
1 2 (15.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Splunk