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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 33.33% 8.82% 2.44%
As % of the General category 61.11% 17.65% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£350 £360 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +15.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
Finance
Hertfordshire

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
18 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 54.55% 50.00% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 15
Average daily rate £313 £361 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.49% -8.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Analytics
4 10 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (50.00%) ETL
5 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (44.44%) ERP
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
8 6 (33.33%) SAP
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (33.33%) Snowflake Schema
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (33.33%) QlikView
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle
8 6 (33.33%) Visualisation
8 6 (33.33%) Tableau
9 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
9 5 (27.78%) QA
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) Project Management
10 4 (22.22%) Replication
10 4 (22.22%) Star Schema
10 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
10 4 (22.22%) .NET
10 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (22.22%) Coaching

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) Snowflake Schema
3 6 (33.33%) QlikView
4 4 (22.22%) Star Schema
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Excel Developer
4 2 (11.11%) MI Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Analytics
2 10 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (50.00%) ETL
3 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (44.44%) ERP
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) SOA
7 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Tableau
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