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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 20 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 4.88% 7.41% 4.48%
As % of the General category 100.00% 100.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £481 £458 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
Finance
Essex

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 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 4.88% 7.41% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £481 £458 £119
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +284.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Southend-on-Sea region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Environment Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle