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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 7.89% 28.57% 33.33%
As % of the General category 33.33% 42.11% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£375 £435 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +190.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.66 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -
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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
9 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 23.68% 67.86% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
Average daily rate £335 £375 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Tunbridge Wells region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 June 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 5 (41.67%) ISEB
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Front Office
4 2 (16.67%) Data Security
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
4 1 (8.33%) QA Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Security
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) DSDM
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) Solvency II
1 1 (8.33%) Basel II
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft