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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 6 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 84 113 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.21% 17.77% 22.51%
As % of the General category 50.00% 57.36% 57.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 68 77
Median daily rate £388 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £277 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +66.66%

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
168 197 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.43% 30.97% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 120 125
Median daily rate £381 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +207.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £14.70 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.08 £42.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Finance.

1 61 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.89%) Microsoft
3 41 (20.40%) Banking
4 38 (18.91%) Manufacturing
5 32 (15.92%) Dynamics AX
6 29 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (13.93%) HTML
8 26 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (12.44%) JavaScript
10 24 (11.94%) SQL
10 24 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (10.45%) Retail
12 20 (9.95%) C#
12 20 (9.95%) CSS
12 20 (9.95%) CRM
12 20 (9.95%) AngularJS
13 19 (9.45%) SharePoint
13 19 (9.45%) Oracle
14 18 (8.96%) Change Management
15 17 (8.46%) Java
16 16 (7.96%) ITIL
16 16 (7.96%) Migration
17 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
18 14 (6.97%) Business Development
18 14 (6.97%) HTML5
18 14 (6.97%) Project Management
18 14 (6.97%) BizTalk Server
18 14 (6.97%) ERP
18 14 (6.97%) SQL Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 19 (9.45%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.97%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.99%) SAS
4 3 (1.49%) Confluence
4 3 (1.49%) JBoss
4 3 (1.49%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.00%) Apache
5 2 (1.00%) IIS
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.50%) CMS
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (5.47%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.98%) MS Office
4 9 (4.48%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.49%) MS Project
5 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (15.92%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.50%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.50%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.50%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.99%) SaaS
3 2 (1.00%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (1.00%) Office 365
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.99%) Network Security
2 5 (2.49%) SAN
3 4 (1.99%) HTTP
4 3 (1.49%) Internet
5 2 (1.00%) ATM
5 2 (1.00%) Firewall
5 2 (1.00%) LAN
5 2 (1.00%) LDAP
5 2 (1.00%) SSL
5 2 (1.00%) WAN
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.50%) DHCP
6 1 (0.50%) DNS
6 1 (0.50%) Skype
6 1 (0.50%) SSH
6 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.47%) Power BI
3 10 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.98%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.99%) Hazelcast
5 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.49%) QlikView
7 4 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.99%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.49%) MySQL
9 2 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.00%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.00%) DB2
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.49%) JIRA
2 3 (1.49%) Selenium
2 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.00%) Subversion
4 1 (0.50%) git-flow
4 1 (0.50%) JUnit
4 1 (0.50%) Log4j
4 1 (0.50%) Moq
4 1 (0.50%) NUnit
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (20.40%) Banking
2 38 (18.91%) Manufacturing
3 21 (10.45%) Retail
4 14 (6.97%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.47%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.99%) Electronics
6 6 (2.99%) Marketing
7 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.00%) Back Office
8 2 (1.00%) Billing
8 2 (1.00%) Legal
8 2 (1.00%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (23.88%) Developer
2 46 (22.89%) Analyst
3 28 (13.93%) Architect
4 24 (11.94%) Business Analyst
5 16 (7.96%) Consultant
6 15 (7.46%) Project Manager
7 13 (6.47%) Dynamics AX Architect
7 13 (6.47%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Developer
9 10 (4.98%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (3.98%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.48%) Banking Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) Business Change Manager
11 7 (3.48%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.99%) Business Change Project Manager
12 6 (2.99%) Dynamics AX Consultant
12 6 (2.99%) Functional Consultant
12 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Consultant
12 6 (2.99%) Service Analyst
13 5 (2.49%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.93%) HTML
2 20 (9.95%) AngularJS
2 20 (9.95%) CSS
3 14 (6.97%) HTML5
4 13 (6.47%) .NET
5 11 (5.47%) CSS3
5 11 (5.47%) jQuery
6 9 (4.48%) J2EE
7 8 (3.98%) Spring
8 7 (3.48%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (2.99%) REST
9 6 (2.99%) Spring Boot
9 6 (2.99%) Web Services
10 5 (2.49%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.99%) WCF
12 3 (1.49%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.49%) Entity Framework
12 3 (1.49%) XML
13 2 (1.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.47%) Public Cloud
3 6 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.49%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.49%) Blockchain
5 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.49%) CMDB
5 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.00%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.00%) EPoS
6 2 (1.00%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.50%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.50%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.97%) Windows
2 11 (5.47%) Linux
3 7 (3.48%) Unix
3 7 (3.48%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.99%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) AIX
6 1 (0.50%) HPUX
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.50%) Solaris
6 1 (0.50%) SUSE
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (9.95%) CRM
5 18 (8.96%) Change Management
6 16 (7.96%) ITIL
6 16 (7.96%) Migration
7 14 (6.97%) Business Development
7 14 (6.97%) ERP
7 14 (6.97%) Project Management
8 13 (6.47%) Web Development
9 12 (5.97%) Business Analysis
10 11 (5.47%) Waterfall
11 10 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (4.48%) Scrum
13 8 (3.98%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.98%) Data Analysis
13 8 (3.98%) Programme Management
14 7 (3.48%) PRINCE2
14 7 (3.48%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.44%) JavaScript
2 24 (11.94%) SQL
3 20 (9.95%) C#
4 17 (8.46%) Java
5 11 (5.47%) X++
6 4 (1.99%) MUMPS
6 4 (1.99%) PHP
7 3 (1.49%) C
7 3 (1.49%) Perl
7 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.50%) ABAP
9 1 (0.50%) Korn
9 1 (0.50%) Python
9 1 (0.50%) Ruby
9 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.50%) VB
9 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (4.98%) ISEB
2 8 (3.98%) Degree
2 8 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.99%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.49%) PMP
6 2 (1.00%) CBAP
6 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.50%) CISM
7 1 (0.50%) CISSP
7 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (2.49%) SLA
2 4 (1.99%) QA
3 3 (1.49%) Basel II
4 2 (1.00%) P3O
5 1 (0.50%) GDPR
5 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.99%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (1.99%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.49%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) Ansible
2 1 (0.50%) Control-M
2 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.50%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) Salt
2 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.45%) Oracle
3 10 (4.98%) IBM
4 9 (4.48%) SAP
5 7 (3.48%) Cognos
6 6 (2.99%) HP
7 5 (2.49%) VMware
8 4 (1.99%) Dell
8 4 (1.99%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.99%) Teradata
9 3 (1.49%) Cisco
10 2 (1.00%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.00%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.00%) Blue Prism
10 2 (1.00%) EMC
10 2 (1.00%) Informatica
10 2 (1.00%) NetApp
10 2 (1.00%) Pega
10 2 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.00%) Tradeweb
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