The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 29.17% 39.29% 33.33%
As % of the General category 43.75% 55.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
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£425 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
Finance
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Rickmansworth region.

General Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
16 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 66.67% 71.43% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Average daily rate £425 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £233
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 5 (25.00%) SQL
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (15.00%) SWIFT
3 3 (15.00%) F5
3 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) QA
3 3 (15.00%) Test Management
3 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
3 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) BMC
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Law
4 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) ATM
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) SSH
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Law
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Engagement Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Procurement Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Process Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
1 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (10.00%) Spring
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
1 2 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) EJB
2 1 (5.00%) JSF
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Solaris
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Test Management
3 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
5 1 (5.00%) C-shell
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNP
1 1 (5.00%) CCDP
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) HP
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) F5
2 3 (15.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Planview
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) BEA
4 1 (5.00%) Sun