The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Tunbridge Wells region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 11 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 7.69% 8.11% 14.29%
As % of the General category 66.67% 20.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£350 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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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 Tunbridge Wells region.

General Category
Tunbridge Wells
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
6 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 11.54% 40.54% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate £350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Tunbridge Wells

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Tunbridge Wells

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Solvency II
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Basel II
3 1 (14.29%) Ingres
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) VBA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Programme Office Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Programme Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Office Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Basel II
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle