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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 31.82% 6.12% -
As % of the General category 58.33% 17.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£270 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
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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
12 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 54.55% 34.69% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Average daily rate £270 £364 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.77% -11.81%
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 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

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 23 October 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Analytics
3 6 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (45.45%) ETL
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) Tableau
6 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Replication
6 3 (27.27%) QlikView
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) SAP
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (18.18%) ERP
7 2 (18.18%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) QlikView
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Analytics
2 6 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) ETL
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Tableau
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) SAP