The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 128 125 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.41% 16.71% 15.91%
As % of the General category 48.67% 52.74% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 82 71
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £175.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +372.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
Finance
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
263 237 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.78% 31.68% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 148 127
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £23.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +29.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £21.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £175.00 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 49 (19.44%) Banking
2 46 (18.25%) Project Management
3 43 (17.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (15.08%) Microsoft
5 35 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (13.49%) Migration
7 27 (10.71%) Retail
8 25 (9.92%) SQL
8 25 (9.92%) Data Migration
9 24 (9.52%) PRINCE2
10 19 (7.54%) Windows
11 18 (7.14%) ITIL
11 18 (7.14%) MS Excel
11 18 (7.14%) Change Management
12 16 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (6.35%) SQL Server
13 15 (5.95%) SAP
13 15 (5.95%) TOGAF
13 15 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (5.56%) Management Information System
15 13 (5.16%) MS Project
15 13 (5.16%) Degree
15 13 (5.16%) Security Cleared
16 12 (4.76%) Business Analysis
16 12 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (4.76%) Oracle
17 11 (4.37%) Cisco
17 11 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (4.37%) Active Directory
17 11 (4.37%) Cisco Certification

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.98%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.59%) WorkSite
3 4 (1.59%) Lync
4 2 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.79%) SAS
5 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.40%) FileNet
5 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.16%) MS Project
3 7 (2.78%) MS Office
4 6 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (4.37%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.98%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.98%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.79%) Eikon
6 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.40%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) SaaS
2 2 (0.79%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.78%) VPN
1 7 (2.78%) Firewall
2 6 (2.38%) OSPF
2 6 (2.38%) BGP
2 6 (2.38%) Network Security
3 5 (1.98%) DHCP
4 4 (1.59%) DNS
4 4 (1.59%) SAN
4 4 (1.59%) MPLS
4 4 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.19%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (1.19%) LAN
5 3 (1.19%) WAN
5 3 (1.19%) EIGRP
5 3 (1.19%) Intranet
6 2 (0.79%) LDAP
6 2 (0.79%) Wireless
6 2 (0.79%) HTTP
6 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.79%) QlikView
8 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.79%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.79%) Big Data
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.79%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.79%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Subversion
1 6 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.40%) ERwin
3 1 (0.40%) LSMW
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 49 (19.44%) Banking
2 27 (10.71%) Retail
3 10 (3.97%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.97%) Legal
4 7 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.38%) Marketing
6 5 (1.98%) Law
7 4 (1.59%) Games
8 3 (1.19%) Front Office
8 3 (1.19%) Publishing
8 3 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.79%) Billing
9 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.79%) Advertising
9 2 (0.79%) Back Office
9 2 (0.79%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 66 (26.19%) Analyst
2 59 (23.41%) Project Manager
3 41 (16.27%) Business Analyst
4 26 (10.32%) Developer
5 22 (8.73%) Architect
6 15 (5.95%) Consultant
7 14 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
7 14 (5.56%) Technical Manager
8 9 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
8 9 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.17%) Senior Manager
9 8 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
9 8 (3.17%) SQL Developer
10 7 (2.78%) Change Manager
11 6 (2.38%) Programme Manager
11 6 (2.38%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.38%) Enterprise Architect
11 6 (2.38%) Designer
12 5 (1.98%) Oracle Consultant
12 5 (1.98%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.78%) .NET
2 5 (1.98%) XML
2 5 (1.98%) JSON
3 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.79%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (0.79%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (0.79%) BAPI
4 2 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.79%) Spring
4 2 (0.79%) OpenGL
4 2 (0.79%) DirectX
4 2 (0.79%) SAP ALE
4 2 (0.79%) Spring MVC
4 2 (0.79%) Django
4 2 (0.79%) Flask
4 2 (0.79%) RESTful
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.40%) HTML5
5 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.40%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.59%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.59%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.19%) Clustering
5 3 (1.19%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.79%) PKI
6 2 (0.79%) DTV
6 2 (0.79%) PMI
6 2 (0.79%) EPoS
7 1 (0.40%) NHS
7 1 (0.40%) Derivative
7 1 (0.40%) Replication
7 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.40%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.40%) FMCG
7 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.54%) Windows
2 8 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.78%) Linux
4 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.38%) UNIX
4 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.98%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.19%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.19%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.79%) Debian
7 2 (0.79%) Solaris
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.25%) Project Management
2 43 (17.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (13.49%) Migration
5 25 (9.92%) Data Migration
6 24 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 18 (7.14%) ITIL
7 18 (7.14%) Change Management
8 16 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (5.95%) TOGAF
10 12 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 12 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (4.37%) Programme Management
12 10 (3.97%) CRM
12 10 (3.97%) TDD
13 9 (3.57%) Data Management
13 9 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (3.57%) ERP
13 9 (3.57%) E-Discovery
14 8 (3.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.92%) SQL
2 8 (3.17%) T-SQL
3 7 (2.78%) C++
4 6 (2.38%) Java
5 5 (1.98%) C#
6 4 (1.59%) ABAP
7 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.19%) Python
7 3 (1.19%) X++
8 2 (0.79%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.40%) VBA
9 1 (0.40%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (5.16%) Degree
1 13 (5.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.97%) CCNA
4 9 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.78%) ISEB
6 6 (2.38%) PMP
6 6 (2.38%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.98%) CISA
7 5 (1.98%) CISM
7 5 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.98%) CISSP
8 3 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.79%) CCNP
9 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.79%) CIPD
10 1 (0.40%) CCAB
10 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) COBIT
1 5 (1.98%) QA
1 5 (1.98%) FATCA
2 4 (1.59%) SLA
3 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) MetaFrame
2 2 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (0.79%) XenApp
3 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.40%) vCloud
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.95%) SAP
3 12 (4.76%) Oracle
4 11 (4.37%) Cisco
5 8 (3.17%) HP
5 8 (3.17%) Citrix
6 7 (2.78%) VMware
7 6 (2.38%) IBM
8 5 (1.98%) Lotus
9 3 (1.19%) F5
9 3 (1.19%) Cognos
10 2 (0.79%) Informatica
10 2 (0.79%) NetApp
10 2 (0.79%) Sage
10 2 (0.79%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.79%) Reuters
10 2 (0.79%) Tableau
10 2 (0.79%) Aerohive Networks
10 2 (0.79%) AppSense
10 2 (0.79%) GoldenSource
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