The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 13 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 18.31% 21.69% 11.68%
As % of the General category 61.90% 54.55% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 10
Average daily rate £425 £353 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.39% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.73%
Finance
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

General Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21 33 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 29.58% 39.76% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 30
Average daily rate £450 £353 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.47% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £293 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.09 £14.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.21% -6.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 12 (52.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Retail
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) MS Office
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.04%) SLA
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
8 2 (8.70%) Line Management
8 2 (8.70%) CMDB
8 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
8 2 (8.70%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 2 (8.70%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (8.70%) .NET
9 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
9 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.35%) IIS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Essbase
2 1 (4.35%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Moq
1 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) French Language
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Coordinator
2 5 (21.74%) Delivery Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Development Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Development Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Product Delivery Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Product Development Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
3 3 (13.04%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Change Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (4.35%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) CMDB
1 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) BDD
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Xamarin