The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 10 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 31 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.51% 13.36% 17.09%
As % of the General category 27.43% 33.64% 35.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 17
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£350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £37.80 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £17.33
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -5.51%
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 Coventry region.

General Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
113 110 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 38.31% 39.71% 48.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 36
Average daily rate £350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 33
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 14 (24.56%) Project Management
2 11 (19.30%) Change Management
2 11 (19.30%) SQL
3 10 (17.54%) SAP
4 9 (15.79%) Automotive
4 9 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.28%) .NET
6 7 (12.28%) Degree
6 7 (12.28%) Banking
6 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.28%) Logistics
6 7 (12.28%) Analytics
7 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (10.53%) Retail
7 6 (10.53%) PLM
7 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle
8 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
8 5 (8.77%) Cognos
8 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
9 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
9 4 (7.02%) Validation
9 4 (7.02%) Essbase
9 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
9 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.02%) MDX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (3.51%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.02%) MS Project
4 3 (5.26%) MS Office
5 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (5.26%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.51%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.51%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.51%) ENOVIA
4 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.75%) Agresso
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.75%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) SAN
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Essbase
2 2 (3.51%) Base SAS
2 2 (3.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.75%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (1.75%) DTS
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) OLAP
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) ReSharper
1 2 (3.51%) NUnit
1 2 (3.51%) MSBuild
1 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
1 2 (3.51%) NCover
1 2 (3.51%) StyleCop
1 2 (3.51%) MSTest
1 2 (3.51%) NDepend
1 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (15.79%) Automotive
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Retail
4 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Analyst
2 7 (12.28%) Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Performance Manager
5 4 (7.02%) MI Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Quality Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.51%) SAP FI Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.51%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) MDX
2 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.02%) HTML
3 3 (5.26%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.75%) jQuery
5 1 (1.75%) HTML5
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.75%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (1.75%) Sass
5 1 (1.75%) LESS
5 1 (1.75%) CSS3
5 1 (1.75%) XML
5 1 (1.75%) CSS
5 1 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) PMI
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Project Management
2 11 (19.30%) Change Management
3 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.28%) Logistics
4 7 (12.28%) Analytics
5 6 (10.53%) PLM
6 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
6 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.02%) Validation
7 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.02%) CRM
7 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL
7 4 (7.02%) Benchmarking
7 4 (7.02%) Data Analytics
8 3 (5.26%) Business Transformation
8 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) VBScript
3 3 (5.26%) C#
3 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) VBA
4 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.75%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.51%) ACCA
3 2 (3.51%) CIMA
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) P3O
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) SAP
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Cognos
4 4 (7.02%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.51%) Teradata
6 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.75%) Google
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