The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 25.00% 2.27% -
As % of the General category 63.64% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
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 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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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 St Albans region.

General Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 39.29% 34.09% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate £363 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £366 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £485 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the St Albans region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

Finance
Top 24 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) QlikView
6 1 (12.50%) Tableau
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
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