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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 18 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 25 33 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.74% 11.79% 16.81%
As % of the General category 17.48% 27.73% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 42
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£325 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £240 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.63% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.80 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
143 119 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 38.54% 42.50% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 56
Average daily rate £325 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 15 (23.81%) SAP
2 12 (19.05%) Project Management
2 12 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
4 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 8 (12.70%) ITIL
5 8 (12.70%) Logistics
6 7 (11.11%) SAP FI
6 7 (11.11%) Change Management
6 7 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (11.11%) SAP CO
7 6 (9.52%) SQL
7 6 (9.52%) .NET
7 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 6 (9.52%) CRM
7 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.52%) Automotive
7 6 (9.52%) QA
8 5 (7.94%) C#
8 5 (7.94%) VMS
8 5 (7.94%) SAP SD
8 5 (7.94%) Quality Management
8 5 (7.94%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (6.35%) HTML
9 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
9 4 (6.35%) ERP
9 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.35%) Workflow
9 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (4.76%) CMS
1 3 (4.76%) Drupal
1 3 (4.76%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Project
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 7 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (11.11%) SAP CO
2 5 (7.94%) SAP SD
3 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.59%) ENOVIA
4 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.59%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) SAN
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
1 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
1 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.52%) Automotive
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Project Manager
1 10 (15.87%) Analyst
1 10 (15.87%) Quality Manager
1 10 (15.87%) Performance Manager
2 7 (11.11%) Architect
3 5 (7.94%) Consultant
3 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (7.94%) SAP Architect
3 5 (7.94%) Developer
3 5 (7.94%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
4 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) MI Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.17%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.17%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
1 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.35%) HTML
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (3.17%) XML
4 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.17%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.59%) XSLT
5 1 (1.59%) Middleware
5 1 (1.59%) Ajax
5 1 (1.59%) LINQ
5 1 (1.59%) CSS
5 1 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.59%) PMI
1 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.59%) Economics
1 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) VMS
2 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Project Management
1 12 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 8 (12.70%) ITIL
3 8 (12.70%) Logistics
4 7 (11.11%) Change Management
5 6 (9.52%) CRM
6 5 (7.94%) Quality Management
6 5 (7.94%) Procure-to-pay
7 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.35%) ERP
7 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.35%) Workflow
8 3 (4.76%) PLM
8 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.76%) Data Management
8 3 (4.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) C#
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.76%) C
4 2 (3.17%) VBA
5 1 (1.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.59%) PHP
5 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) ACCA
3 2 (3.17%) CIMA
4 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) SAP
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Ektron
4 1 (1.59%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) Atlassian