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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 7.69% 10.64% 9.09%
As % of the General category 100.00% 62.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
Finance
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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 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 7.69% 17.02% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £450 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 2015, 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 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) JAXB
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) JAXB
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (20.00%) EclipseLink
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) WSO2