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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 130 130 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.17% 18.01% 17.79%
As % of the General category 56.52% 50.98% 53.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 92 87
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £589 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +21.21%
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
230 255 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.38% 35.32% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 164 155
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 4
Median hourly rate £10.75 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £8.75 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 28 September 2016.

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 September 2016, 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 (22.59%) Banking
2 50 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (16.30%) Microsoft
5 36 (13.33%) Project Management
5 36 (13.33%) SQL
5 36 (13.33%) Oracle
5 36 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 32 (11.85%) SQL Server
7 31 (11.48%) HTML
8 27 (10.00%) Java
8 27 (10.00%) CSS
9 25 (9.26%) Retail
10 24 (8.89%) PRINCE2
11 22 (8.15%) ITIL
11 22 (8.15%) Migration
11 22 (8.15%) Legal
11 22 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (7.41%) Web Services
12 20 (7.41%) Web Development
13 19 (7.04%) IBM
13 19 (7.04%) ISEB
14 18 (6.67%) Change Management
14 18 (6.67%) QA
14 18 (6.67%) TDD
15 17 (6.30%) Manufacturing
15 17 (6.30%) Scrum
15 17 (6.30%) Windows
15 17 (6.30%) MS Excel
15 17 (6.30%) CRM

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 16 (5.93%) WebLogic
2 14 (5.19%) JBoss
2 14 (5.19%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.19%) WebLogic Portal
2 14 (5.19%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.07%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.11%) Confluence
5 3 (1.11%) IIS
5 3 (1.11%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.74%) CMS
6 2 (0.74%) SAS
6 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 17 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.81%) MS Office
2 13 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.33%) MS Project
5 3 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (5.93%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.11%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.11%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (1.11%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.74%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.48%) Office 365
3 2 (0.74%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.81%) LAN
1 13 (4.81%) WAN
2 8 (2.96%) Internet
3 5 (1.85%) Firewall
3 5 (1.85%) Wireless
4 3 (1.11%) Network Security
5 1 (0.37%) 802.11
5 1 (0.37%) BGP
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.37%) HSRP
5 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.37%) LDAP
5 1 (0.37%) OSPF
5 1 (0.37%) SAN
5 1 (0.37%) Skype
5 1 (0.37%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.37%) VoIP
5 1 (0.37%) VPN
5 1 (0.37%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.19%) DB2
3 10 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.48%) Power BI
8 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.74%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.74%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.37%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 14 (5.19%) Log4j
2 6 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.48%) JIRA
3 4 (1.48%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.11%) LSMW
5 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.74%) NUnit
6 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.37%) JUnit
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.37%) PVCS
6 1 (0.37%) Selenium
6 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (22.59%) Banking
2 25 (9.26%) Retail
3 22 (8.15%) Legal
4 17 (6.30%) Manufacturing
5 15 (5.56%) Back Office
6 11 (4.07%) Retail Banking
7 9 (3.33%) Billing
8 6 (2.22%) Law
9 5 (1.85%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.85%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.48%) German Language
10 4 (1.48%) Marketing
11 3 (1.11%) Publishing
12 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.74%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.37%) Electronics
13 1 (0.37%) Front Office
13 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (28.15%) Analyst
2 48 (17.78%) Business Analyst
3 36 (13.33%) Developer
3 36 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 35 (12.96%) Consultant
5 24 (8.89%) Architect
6 16 (5.93%) Financial Analyst
7 12 (4.44%) Service Analyst
8 11 (4.07%) Banking Analyst
8 11 (4.07%) Business IT Analyst
8 11 (4.07%) IT Analyst
9 10 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
10 9 (3.33%) IT Manager
11 8 (2.96%) Business Change Manager
11 8 (2.96%) Business Change Project Manager
11 8 (2.96%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (2.96%) Java Consultant
11 8 (2.96%) SAP Consultant
11 8 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.48%) HTML
2 27 (10.00%) CSS
3 20 (7.41%) Web Services
4 16 (5.93%) XML
5 15 (5.56%) JMS
6 14 (5.19%) Java EE
6 14 (5.19%) JSP
7 13 (4.81%) .NET
8 10 (3.70%) jQuery
9 8 (2.96%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.59%) HTML5
11 6 (2.22%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.85%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.85%) CSS3
12 5 (1.85%) J2EE
12 5 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (1.48%) Entity Framework
13 4 (1.48%) REST
13 4 (1.48%) WCF
14 3 (1.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.07%) Virtual Team
3 10 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.85%) PMI
6 4 (1.48%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.48%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.11%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.11%) Informatics
7 3 (1.11%) LIMS
7 3 (1.11%) User Experience
8 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.74%) CMDB
8 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.74%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.37%) HACMP
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.30%) Windows
2 8 (2.96%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.59%) Unix
4 5 (1.85%) Linux
4 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.48%) Solaris
5 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.74%) AIX
7 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) HPUX
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 36 (13.33%) Project Management
4 24 (8.89%) PRINCE2
5 22 (8.15%) ITIL
5 22 (8.15%) Migration
6 20 (7.41%) Web Development
7 18 (6.67%) Change Management
7 18 (6.67%) TDD
8 17 (6.30%) CRM
8 17 (6.30%) Scrum
9 16 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (5.56%) Service Management
11 14 (5.19%) Data Migration
12 13 (4.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (4.44%) Change Control
14 11 (4.07%) Risk Management
14 11 (4.07%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.33%) SQL
2 27 (10.00%) Java
3 15 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.19%) C#
5 8 (2.96%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.22%) ABAP
7 4 (1.48%) MUMPS
7 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.48%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.48%) X++
8 3 (1.11%) C
8 3 (1.11%) PHP
9 2 (0.74%) Korn
9 2 (0.74%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.74%) VB
10 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.37%) Perl
10 1 (0.37%) R
10 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (7.04%) ISEB
2 12 (4.44%) Degree
3 7 (2.59%) PMP
4 6 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.74%) CBAP
6 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.37%) CCNA
7 1 (0.37%) CCNP
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) MCSE
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.67%) QA
2 4 (1.48%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.48%) SLA
3 3 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.74%) Basel II
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.48%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) SCCM
1 2 (0.74%) SCOM
2 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.37%) Control-M
2 1 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 44 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.33%) Oracle
3 19 (7.04%) IBM
4 16 (5.93%) SAP
5 14 (5.19%) Misys
6 6 (2.22%) Avaya
6 6 (2.22%) Cisco
7 5 (1.85%) EMC
8 4 (1.48%) Dell
8 4 (1.48%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.11%) Informatica
10 2 (0.74%) HP
10 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.74%) Sun
10 2 (0.74%) Tradeweb
10 2 (0.74%) VMware
11 1 (0.37%) Fiserv
11 1 (0.37%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.37%) hybris
11 1 (0.37%) Pega
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