The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Southend-on-Sea region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 12 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 6.06% 6.67% 50.00%
As % of the General category 100.00% 33.33% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
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- - £300
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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Southend-on-Sea region.

General Category
Southend-on-Sea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 6.06% 20.00% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) LINQ
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) MVVM
3 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) XAML
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) DTS
2 1 (14.29%) OLTP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) LINQ
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) Kanban
1 2 (28.57%) MVVM
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) XAML
2 2 (28.57%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) DevExpress
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle