The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 6.67% 10.00% 16.67%
As % of the General category 40.00% 100.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£488 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 Westminster region.

General Category
Westminster
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 16.67% 10.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £513 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -25.00%
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 £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Westminster

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Westminster

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Westminster

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Westminster region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Westminster

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Westminster 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 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Civica
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) ResourceLink
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Dell

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Westminster 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Agresso
1 1 (33.33%) ResourceLink
1 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Civica
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle