The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Southend-on-Sea region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 17 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 6.76% - 35.71%
As % of the General category 62.50% - 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £300 - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.39 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.61% -22.44%
General Category
Southend-on-Sea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 10.81% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £325 - £396
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Finance
Essex

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 24 April 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 5 (62.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) XSD
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (37.50%) EAI
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) VB6
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) MVVM

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) DTS
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) XSD
2 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) EAI
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) XAML
2 2 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) DevExpress