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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 21 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 30.43% 33.33% 47.22%
As % of the General category 56.76% 50.00% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 12
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£375 £175 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -58.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £175 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
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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
37 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 53.62% 66.67% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 12
Average daily rate £356 £175 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.57% -58.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (28.13%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (25.00%) Web Services
5 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
5 7 (21.88%) Spring
6 6 (18.75%) UNIX
6 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
6 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
6 6 (18.75%) SAS
7 5 (15.63%) ETL
7 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.63%) XML
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) Analytics
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
7 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (12.50%) Teradata
8 4 (12.50%) Banking
8 4 (12.50%) Windows
8 4 (12.50%) Solaris
8 4 (12.50%) Sybase
8 4 (12.50%) UML
8 4 (12.50%) J2EE
8 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.38%) Eclipse

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
1 6 (18.75%) SAS
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.13%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) SPSS
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (9.38%) JasperReports
4 3 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.25%) OLAP
5 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) Base SAS
6 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.13%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (3.13%) DataStage
6 1 (3.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JUnit
1 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.25%) ClearQuest
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Designer
7 2 (6.25%) SAS Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Web Services
2 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
2 7 (21.88%) Spring
3 5 (15.63%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) JMS
6 1 (3.13%) Middleware
6 1 (3.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.25%) PKI
1 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.63%) ETL
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) Analytics
2 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.50%) UML
3 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.38%) Quality Management
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (9.38%) Resource Management
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
4 3 (9.38%) QMS
5 2 (6.25%) V-Model
5 2 (6.25%) Database Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (9.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Sybase
2 4 (12.50%) Teradata
3 3 (9.38%) Informatica
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.25%) Cognos
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) BEA
5 1 (3.13%) VocaLink
5 1 (3.13%) F5