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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 140 131 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.13% 17.97% 17.46%
As % of the General category 53.03% 48.88% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 102 82
Median daily rate £388 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.01 £21.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +28.78%
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
264 268 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.20% 36.76% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 181 145
Median daily rate £388 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 3
Median hourly rate £36.50 £25.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.55% -15.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 63 (21.95%) Banking
2 62 (21.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (18.12%) Project Management
4 42 (14.63%) Business Analysis
5 41 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 41 (14.29%) SQL
6 39 (13.59%) Oracle
7 34 (11.85%) SQL Server
8 33 (11.50%) PRINCE2
9 27 (9.41%) HTML
10 26 (9.06%) Java
10 26 (9.06%) ITIL
11 25 (8.71%) Legal
12 24 (8.36%) CSS
13 23 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (7.67%) Web Services
14 22 (7.67%) Change Management
14 22 (7.67%) Migration
15 21 (7.32%) Retail
15 21 (7.32%) QA
16 20 (6.97%) Windows
16 20 (6.97%) MS Excel
17 19 (6.62%) IBM
17 19 (6.62%) ISEB
17 19 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (6.27%) TDD
19 17 (5.92%) Web Development
19 17 (5.92%) Scrum
19 17 (5.92%) Service Management

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 (5.57%) WebLogic
2 14 (4.88%) JBoss
2 14 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 14 (4.88%) WebLogic Portal
2 14 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.05%) Confluence
5 2 (0.70%) CMS
5 2 (0.70%) IIS
5 2 (0.70%) SAS
5 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (4.18%) MS Office
4 10 (3.48%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.14%) MS Project
6 4 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.05%) SAP HR
5 3 (1.05%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (1.05%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.70%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.70%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.70%) Office 365
2 2 (0.70%) PaaS
2 2 (0.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
3 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.88%) LAN
1 14 (4.88%) WAN
2 6 (2.09%) Firewall
3 5 (1.74%) Internet
3 5 (1.74%) Wireless
4 3 (1.05%) 3G
4 3 (1.05%) LTE
5 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.70%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.70%) Network Security
6 1 (0.35%) 802.11
6 1 (0.35%) BGP
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.35%) LDAP
6 1 (0.35%) MPLS
6 1 (0.35%) OSPF
6 1 (0.35%) SAN
6 1 (0.35%) VoIP
6 1 (0.35%) VPN
6 1 (0.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.88%) DB2
3 12 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.09%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.35%) QlikView
10 1 (0.35%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.35%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (4.88%) Log4j
2 4 (1.39%) JIRA
2 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.05%) LSMW
3 3 (1.05%) NUnit
4 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.35%) Moq
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.35%) PVCS
5 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 63 (21.95%) Banking
2 25 (8.71%) Legal
3 21 (7.32%) Retail
4 15 (5.23%) Back Office
5 10 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.14%) Billing
7 8 (2.79%) Law
7 8 (2.79%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.09%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.74%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.74%) Marketing
10 3 (1.05%) German Language
10 3 (1.05%) Publishing
11 2 (0.70%) Electronics
11 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.70%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.35%) Front Office
12 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 77 (26.83%) Analyst
2 50 (17.42%) Project Manager
3 42 (14.63%) Business Analyst
4 36 (12.54%) Consultant
5 32 (11.15%) Developer
6 24 (8.36%) Architect
7 18 (6.27%) Financial Analyst
8 15 (5.23%) Service Analyst
9 13 (4.53%) IT Manager
10 12 (4.18%) IT Project Manager
11 11 (3.83%) Business IT Analyst
11 11 (3.83%) IT Analyst
12 10 (3.48%) Business Change Manager
12 10 (3.48%) Business Change Project Manager
12 10 (3.48%) IT Business Analyst
12 10 (3.48%) Test Analyst
13 9 (3.14%) Banking Analyst
13 9 (3.14%) Finance Manager
13 9 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.79%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.41%) HTML
2 24 (8.36%) CSS
3 22 (7.67%) Web Services
4 16 (5.57%) XML
5 15 (5.23%) JMS
6 14 (4.88%) Java EE
6 14 (4.88%) JSP
7 13 (4.53%) .NET
8 11 (3.83%) jQuery
9 9 (3.14%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.44%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (2.09%) Entity Framework
12 5 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (1.74%) WCF
13 4 (1.39%) HTML5
13 4 (1.39%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (1.39%) REST
14 3 (1.05%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.05%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.53%) Virtual Team
3 11 (3.83%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.74%) Informatics
5 5 (1.74%) PMI
6 4 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.39%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.05%) LIMS
8 2 (0.70%) CMDB
8 2 (0.70%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.70%) Health Informatics
8 2 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.70%) User Experience
9 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.35%) CESG
9 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.97%) Windows
2 10 (3.48%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.09%) Unix
4 6 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.39%) Linux
5 4 (1.39%) Solaris
6 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.70%) AIX
7 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) HPUX
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 52 (18.12%) Project Management
3 42 (14.63%) Business Analysis
4 41 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (11.50%) PRINCE2
6 26 (9.06%) ITIL
7 22 (7.67%) Change Management
7 22 (7.67%) Migration
8 19 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (6.27%) TDD
10 17 (5.92%) Scrum
10 17 (5.92%) Service Management
10 17 (5.92%) Web Development
11 14 (4.88%) Data Migration
11 14 (4.88%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (4.53%) Change Control
13 12 (4.18%) CRM
13 12 (4.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 11 (3.83%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.29%) SQL
2 26 (9.06%) Java
3 12 (4.18%) C#
4 11 (3.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.48%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.09%) ABAP
7 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.05%) C
8 3 (1.05%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.70%) Korn
9 2 (0.70%) MUMPS
10 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.35%) Python
10 1 (0.35%) R
10 1 (0.35%) VB
10 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.35%) VBA
10 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (6.62%) ISEB
2 14 (4.88%) Degree
3 7 (2.44%) PMP
3 7 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.09%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.09%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.70%) MCSE
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.35%) CCNA
8 1 (0.35%) CCNP
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.32%) QA
2 7 (2.44%) SLA
3 4 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) Basel II
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.35%) XenApp
3 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.05%) SCCM
1 3 (1.05%) SCOM
2 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.35%) Control-M
2 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 39 (13.59%) Oracle
3 19 (6.62%) IBM
4 16 (5.57%) SAP
5 14 (4.88%) Misys
6 8 (2.79%) Informatica
7 7 (2.44%) Cisco
7 7 (2.44%) VMware
8 6 (2.09%) Avaya
9 5 (1.74%) Dell
9 5 (1.74%) EMC
9 5 (1.74%) HP
9 5 (1.74%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.70%) Citrix
10 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.70%) Sun
10 2 (0.70%) Tradeweb
11 1 (0.35%) Apple
11 1 (0.35%) CODA
11 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
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