The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 138 117 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.45% 12.66% 12.67%
As % of the General category 43.40% 41.05% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 48 42
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £264 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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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 Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
318 285 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 37.90% 30.84% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 98 115
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £17.20 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £20.50 £31.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 35 (15.22%) Project Management
1 35 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 29 (12.61%) Oracle
3 24 (10.43%) SQL
3 24 (10.43%) Java
3 24 (10.43%) MS Office
3 24 (10.43%) PeopleSoft
3 24 (10.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.43%) Degree
4 23 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 23 (10.00%) Migration
4 23 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (9.13%) SAP
5 21 (9.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (8.70%) Banking
7 18 (7.83%) Web Services
8 17 (7.39%) MS Excel
9 15 (6.52%) ITIL
9 15 (6.52%) ERP
9 15 (6.52%) Data Migration
10 14 (6.09%) SC Cleared
10 14 (6.09%) UNIX
11 13 (5.65%) PRINCE2
11 13 (5.65%) Programme Management
11 13 (5.65%) Oracle EBS R12
12 12 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
12 12 (5.22%) WebSphere
12 12 (5.22%) Legal
12 12 (5.22%) MS Project

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (5.22%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.91%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.48%) Apache
4 7 (3.04%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.61%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.30%) CMS
7 3 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.30%) MS Project Server
7 3 (1.30%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (1.30%) IIS
7 3 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.30%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.87%) JBoss
8 2 (0.87%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.87%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.43%) SAS
9 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (10.43%) MS Office
2 17 (7.39%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.22%) MS Project
3 12 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.87%) InDesign
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (5.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (4.78%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 10 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (4.35%) HFM
4 6 (2.61%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 3 (1.30%) Changepoint
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.87%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.43%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Force.com
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
1 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.17%) HTTP
2 4 (1.74%) DNS
3 3 (1.30%) SSL
3 3 (1.30%) 3G
3 3 (1.30%) 2G
4 2 (0.87%) 4G
4 2 (0.87%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.87%) NFC
4 2 (0.87%) Network Security
4 2 (0.87%) SAN
4 2 (0.87%) ATM
5 1 (0.43%) GPRS
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.43%) FTP
5 1 (0.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.43%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.35%) Hyperion Smart View
2 7 (3.04%) Big Data
2 7 (3.04%) DB2
2 7 (3.04%) QlikView
3 6 (2.61%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.30%) Data Mart
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.43%) MySQL
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Selenium
2 4 (1.74%) JUnit
2 4 (1.74%) Subversion
2 4 (1.74%) JIRA
3 3 (1.30%) Maven
3 3 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.30%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.87%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 20 (8.70%) Banking
3 12 (5.22%) Legal
4 10 (4.35%) Marketing
5 9 (3.91%) Billing
6 6 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.61%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.17%) Electronics
7 5 (2.17%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.17%) Retail
8 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.87%) Back Office
9 2 (0.87%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (20.00%) Analyst
2 40 (17.39%) Developer
3 31 (13.48%) Project Manager
4 21 (9.13%) Consultant
5 19 (8.26%) Business Analyst
5 19 (8.26%) Architect
6 13 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (4.78%) Systems Analyst
7 11 (4.78%) Financial Analyst
8 10 (4.35%) Ab Initio Developer
9 9 (3.91%) Administrator
10 7 (3.04%) Oracle Consultant
10 7 (3.04%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.04%) Report Developer
11 6 (2.61%) Lead Business Analyst
11 6 (2.61%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 6 (2.61%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (2.17%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.17%) Business Consultant
12 5 (2.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.83%) Web Services
2 10 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (3.48%) HTML
3 8 (3.48%) jQuery
4 7 (3.04%) Middleware
5 6 (2.61%) XML
6 5 (2.17%) .NET
6 5 (2.17%) CSS
6 5 (2.17%) Spring
7 4 (1.74%) J2EE
8 3 (1.30%) Struts
8 3 (1.30%) JMS
8 3 (1.30%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.30%) Apache CXF
8 3 (1.30%) Struts2
9 2 (0.87%) HTML5
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.87%) SOAP
9 2 (0.87%) XSLT
10 1 (0.43%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 10 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.61%) DataPower
4 5 (2.17%) User Experience
4 5 (2.17%) DTV
5 4 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.30%) Clustering
6 3 (1.30%) CMDB
7 2 (0.87%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.87%) Social Network
7 2 (0.87%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.87%) GIS
7 2 (0.87%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.87%) Replication
7 2 (0.87%) EMV
7 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.87%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.09%) UNIX
2 11 (4.78%) Solaris
2 11 (4.78%) Linux
3 9 (3.91%) Windows
4 8 (3.48%) AIX
5 3 (1.30%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.30%) zOS
6 2 (0.87%) Android
6 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.22%) Project Management
2 23 (10.00%) Migration
2 23 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (9.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (6.52%) Data Migration
4 15 (6.52%) ITIL
4 15 (6.52%) ERP
5 13 (5.65%) PRINCE2
5 13 (5.65%) Programme Management
6 11 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 9 (3.91%) SDLC
9 8 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.04%) Low Latency
10 7 (3.04%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (3.04%) E-business
11 6 (2.61%) CRM
11 6 (2.61%) Workflow
11 6 (2.61%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.43%) Java
1 24 (10.43%) SQL
2 10 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 8 (3.48%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.61%) C#
5 4 (1.74%) C
6 3 (1.30%) VBA
6 3 (1.30%) Python
7 2 (0.87%) Ruby
7 2 (0.87%) C++
7 2 (0.87%) PHP
7 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) XPath
8 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 24 (10.43%) Degree
2 23 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.17%) ISEB
4 5 (2.17%) PMP
4 5 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.17%) ACCA
4 5 (2.17%) CIMA
5 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.74%) MCP
5 4 (1.74%) HND
5 4 (1.74%) MCSE
5 4 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.30%) MCSD
7 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.87%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.48%) QA
2 7 (3.04%) SLA
3 4 (1.74%) GAAP
4 3 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.87%) COBIT
5 2 (0.87%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.43%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Firmware
2 1 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.87%) SELinux
2 2 (0.87%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.43%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 29 (12.61%) Oracle
2 24 (10.43%) PeopleSoft
2 24 (10.43%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.13%) SAP
4 10 (4.35%) HP
4 10 (4.35%) Ab Initio
5 8 (3.48%) IBM
6 4 (1.74%) Cisco
7 3 (1.30%) Sun
7 3 (1.30%) BMC
7 3 (1.30%) CA
7 3 (1.30%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.87%) Informatica
8 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.87%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.87%) VMware
8 2 (0.87%) Facebook
8 2 (0.87%) Twitter
8 2 (0.87%) ServiceNow
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