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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 166 114 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.78% 13.80% 22.68%
As % of the General category 62.41% 48.72% 63.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 80 64
Median daily rate £400 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £260 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
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
266 234 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.91% 28.33% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 147 116
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £6.84 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+265.49% -79.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £6.84 £31.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £6.84 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 62 (21.16%) Project Management
2 54 (18.43%) Banking
3 49 (16.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (16.38%) Microsoft
5 43 (14.68%) ITIL
5 43 (14.68%) Business Analysis
6 39 (13.31%) SQL
7 38 (12.97%) Windows
8 37 (12.63%) Oracle
9 31 (10.58%) PRINCE2
10 30 (10.24%) Change Management
10 30 (10.24%) Legal
11 27 (9.22%) Service Management
12 26 (8.87%) Unix
12 26 (8.87%) MS Excel
13 24 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (7.51%) Degree
14 22 (7.51%) MS Office
15 20 (6.83%) Risk Management
16 19 (6.48%) Migration
16 19 (6.48%) SAP
16 19 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (6.14%) ITIL V3
17 18 (6.14%) SQL Server
17 18 (6.14%) Linux
17 18 (6.14%) QA
18 17 (5.80%) ERP
18 17 (5.80%) Java
19 16 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
19 16 (5.46%) Law

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 11 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.71%) Captiva
2 5 (1.71%) Documentum
2 5 (1.71%) JBoss
2 5 (1.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.34%) CMS
5 1 (0.34%) Confluence
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.51%) MS Office
3 14 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (3.75%) MS Project
5 10 (3.41%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.34%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.68%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.68%) HFM
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.68%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.68%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.68%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.68%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.73%) PaaS
1 8 (2.73%) SaaS
2 6 (2.05%) IaaS
3 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.37%) Office 365
5 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.68%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (0.68%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.12%) LAN
2 14 (4.78%) WAN
3 9 (3.07%) Firewall
4 6 (2.05%) SAN
4 6 (2.05%) SSH
4 6 (2.05%) SSL
5 4 (1.37%) IP Telephony
5 4 (1.37%) VPN
6 3 (1.02%) 3G
6 3 (1.02%) DNS
6 3 (1.02%) Internet
6 3 (1.02%) LTE
6 3 (1.02%) Wireless
7 2 (0.68%) ADSL
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.68%) Junos
8 1 (0.34%) Intranet
8 1 (0.34%) MPLS
8 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.02%) MS Access
7 2 (0.68%) OLAP
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.68%) QlikView
8 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Moq
2 1 (0.34%) NUnit
2 1 (0.34%) Subversion
2 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 54 (18.43%) Banking
2 30 (10.24%) Legal
3 16 (5.46%) Law
4 12 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.07%) Retail
7 8 (2.73%) Marketing
8 6 (2.05%) Billing
9 5 (1.71%) Front Office
9 5 (1.71%) German Language
10 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.37%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.02%) Back Office
11 3 (1.02%) Electronics
12 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.34%) Advertising
13 1 (0.34%) Games
13 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (21.50%) Analyst
2 51 (17.41%) Project Manager
3 31 (10.58%) Business Analyst
4 30 (10.24%) Developer
5 29 (9.90%) Architect
6 19 (6.48%) Consultant
7 14 (4.78%) Service Analyst
8 13 (4.44%) IT Manager
9 12 (4.10%) Financial Analyst
9 12 (4.10%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.41%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (3.07%) Change Manager
12 9 (3.07%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.07%) Support Engineer
13 8 (2.73%) Informatica Consultant
13 8 (2.73%) Service Manager
14 7 (2.39%) .NET Developer
14 7 (2.39%) Service Desk Analyst
15 6 (2.05%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.12%) .NET
2 8 (2.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.39%) HTML
3 7 (2.39%) jQuery
4 5 (1.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (1.71%) CSS
4 5 (1.71%) HTML5
5 4 (1.37%) Ajax
5 4 (1.37%) Backbone.js
5 4 (1.37%) React
5 4 (1.37%) Web Services
6 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.68%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.68%) REST
7 2 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.07%) Blackberry
3 8 (2.73%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.05%) Derivative
4 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.05%) PMI
4 6 (2.05%) Reference Data
4 6 (2.05%) Social Media
5 5 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.71%) Informatics
5 5 (1.71%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.37%) Fintech
7 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.02%) Equities
7 3 (1.02%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.02%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.68%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.97%) Windows
2 26 (8.87%) Unix
3 18 (6.14%) Linux
4 13 (4.44%) Solaris
5 11 (3.75%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.41%) AIX
6 10 (3.41%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.05%) SUSE
7 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.37%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.68%) Android
9 2 (0.68%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.16%) Project Management
2 49 (16.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (14.68%) Business Analysis
3 43 (14.68%) ITIL
4 31 (10.58%) PRINCE2
5 30 (10.24%) Change Management
6 27 (9.22%) Service Management
7 24 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (6.83%) Risk Management
9 19 (6.48%) Migration
10 18 (6.14%) ITIL V3
11 17 (5.80%) ERP
12 16 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (4.44%) Service Delivery
15 12 (4.10%) CRM
15 12 (4.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 10 (3.41%) Process Improvement
16 10 (3.41%) SDLC
16 10 (3.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.31%) SQL
2 17 (5.80%) Java
3 14 (4.78%) C#
4 13 (4.44%) Perl
5 10 (3.41%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.39%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.05%) Korn
8 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.02%) Python
9 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.02%) VBA
10 2 (0.68%) ABAP
10 2 (0.68%) VBScript
11 1 (0.34%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.34%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.34%) VB
11 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (7.51%) Degree
2 9 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (2.39%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.39%) PMP
4 6 (2.05%) ISEB
5 5 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.71%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.68%) MCSE
8 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.34%) CCNP
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.34%) MBA
9 1 (0.34%) MCSA
9 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.14%) QA
2 14 (4.78%) SLA
3 5 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) MiFID
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.37%) NFS
3 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.34%) Samba
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (2.39%) Control-M
2 4 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.63%) Oracle
3 19 (6.48%) SAP
4 14 (4.78%) Cisco
5 12 (4.10%) VMware
6 11 (3.75%) Informatica
7 10 (3.41%) ServiceNow
8 9 (3.07%) EMC
9 8 (2.73%) Citrix
10 7 (2.39%) Avaya
10 7 (2.39%) Dell
11 6 (2.05%) BMC
11 6 (2.05%) HP
11 6 (2.05%) IBM
11 6 (2.05%) Pega
12 4 (1.37%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.37%) iManage
12 4 (1.37%) JD Edwards
12 4 (1.37%) MobileIron
13 3 (1.02%) Red Hat
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