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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 31.43% - 3.85%
As % of the General category 68.75% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£375 - £313
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 £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
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 St Albans region.

General Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
16 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 45.71% 76.19% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Average daily rate £320 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £375 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £405 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 January 2015, 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 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) ERP
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%) SAP
5 9 (50.00%) ETL
5 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (44.44%) QlikView
6 8 (44.44%) Visualisation
6 8 (44.44%) Tableau
6 8 (44.44%) Snowflake Schema
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
7 7 (38.89%) QA
7 7 (38.89%) Project Management
8 6 (33.33%) Coaching
8 6 (33.33%) Star Schema
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (22.22%) Replication
10 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
10 4 (22.22%) .NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (44.44%) Snowflake Schema
2 8 (44.44%) QlikView
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) Star Schema
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Team Leader
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Database Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Excel Developer
5 2 (11.11%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Database Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) 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%) ERP
1 11 (61.11%) Analytics
2 10 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (50.00%) ETL
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
4 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
5 6 (33.33%) Coaching
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.11%) SOA
9 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) SAP
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) ReadSoft