The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 14.29% 17.86% 23.81%
As % of the General category 100.00% 100.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £200 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.73%
Finance
Manchester

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

General Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 14.29% 17.86% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £200 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) MDX
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Manager
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft