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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 13 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 10.64% 19.51% 12.50%
As % of the General category 71.43% 44.44% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
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£350 £400 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +166.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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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
7 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 14.89% 43.90% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
Average daily rate £350 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 3 August 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 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Data Security
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SaaS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Programme Office Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Office Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) DSDM
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Basel II
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle