The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 7 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs citing Finance 16 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 12.31% 10.17% 19.70%
As % of the General category 59.26% 52.17% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 17
Median daily rate £375 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £475 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £493 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% +20.83%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 27 23 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 20.77% 19.49% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 24
Median daily rate £375 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £430 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.10 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Ipswich

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Ipswich.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Ipswich

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Ipswich over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Ipswich

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Ipswich

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Finance.

1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (23.08%) Project Management
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) Reference Data
3 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.38%) C#
5 5 (12.82%) Java
5 5 (12.82%) ISEB
5 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
5 5 (12.82%) MVC
5 5 (12.82%) QA
5 5 (12.82%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (12.82%) KYC
6 4 (10.26%) Angular 2
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.26%) Kendo UI
6 4 (10.26%) DevOps
6 4 (10.26%) NHibernate
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) Telerik
6 4 (10.26%) WCF
6 4 (10.26%) Release Management
6 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
6 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.26%) HTML
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle
7 3 (7.69%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) PSTN
3 1 (2.56%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) EasyMock
1 2 (5.13%) JUnit
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Business Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Data Business Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
5 6 (15.38%) Reference Data Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Reference Data Business Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Angular Developer
7 4 (10.26%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) UI Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Web UI Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Architect
8 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
8 3 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
2 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
3 4 (10.26%) Angular 2
3 4 (10.26%) HTML
3 4 (10.26%) Kendo UI
3 4 (10.26%) NHibernate
3 4 (10.26%) WCF
4 3 (7.69%) Spring
4 3 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (5.13%) Ajax
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) D3.js
5 2 (5.13%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) Java EE
5 2 (5.13%) JDBC
5 2 (5.13%) JPA
5 2 (5.13%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) Redux
5 2 (5.13%) RESTful
6 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Reference Data
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.56%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.56%) IPTV
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Project Management
2 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.82%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (12.82%) KYC
3 5 (12.82%) MVC
3 5 (12.82%) Scrum
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps
4 4 (10.26%) Release Management
4 4 (10.26%) TDD
4 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
5 3 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Analytics
6 2 (5.13%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (5.13%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.13%) CISM
3 2 (5.13%) CISSP
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) CBAP
4 1 (2.56%) CEH
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Telerik
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) F5
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) Planview
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk