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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Finance 60 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.24% 6.58% 12.19%
As % of the General category 46.88% 16.46% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 8 14
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£450 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £435 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £34.65 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.62% +131.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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
128 158 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 36.78% 40.00% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 40 19
Average daily rate £450 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £180 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £507 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 18
Average hourly rate £33.08 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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 28 (24.35%) Banking
2 26 (22.61%) Retail
3 21 (18.26%) SQL
4 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.39%) Retail Banking
5 18 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (15.65%) Oracle
6 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
7 16 (13.91%) Migration
8 15 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 15 (13.04%) Project Management
8 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (12.17%) XML
9 14 (12.17%) Cognos
10 13 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (11.30%) SAP
10 13 (11.30%) Business Analysis
11 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
12 11 (9.57%) IBM
13 10 (8.70%) Service Management
13 10 (8.70%) IBM InfoSphere
14 9 (7.83%) Data Migration
14 9 (7.83%) Data Analysis
14 9 (7.83%) Integration Testing
14 9 (7.83%) .NET
15 8 (6.96%) XSLT
15 8 (6.96%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (6.96%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (6.96%) Data Modelling
15 8 (6.96%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (6.96%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.61%) SAS
4 2 (1.74%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (1.74%) AquaLogic
4 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.87%) IIS
5 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.74%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.74%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.87%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.87%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) SAN
2 1 (0.87%) Intranet
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) IBM InfoSphere
3 8 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.96%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.48%) MS Access
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.87%) OLAP
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Selenium
1 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (24.35%) Banking
2 26 (22.61%) Retail
3 20 (17.39%) Retail Banking
4 8 (6.96%) Automotive
5 3 (2.61%) Billing
6 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (43.48%) Analyst
2 33 (28.70%) Business Analyst
3 20 (17.39%) Developer
4 13 (11.30%) Project Manager
4 13 (11.30%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (9.57%) Senior Business Analyst
6 9 (7.83%) Architect
7 7 (6.09%) Financial Business Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.22%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) MI Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Integration Test Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Integration Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.17%) XML
2 9 (7.83%) .NET
3 8 (6.96%) Web Services
3 8 (6.96%) XSLT
4 6 (5.22%) jQuery
4 6 (5.22%) HTML
5 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.35%) XML Messaging
5 5 (4.35%) Ajax
5 5 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.48%) Silverlight
7 3 (2.61%) Middleware
7 3 (2.61%) SAP PI
7 3 (2.61%) Java EE
7 3 (2.61%) SOAP
8 2 (1.74%) WCF
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.61%) SCADA
4 3 (2.61%) Social Media
4 3 (2.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.87%) IVR
5 1 (0.87%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.35%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.87%) UNIX
3 1 (0.87%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) MVS
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (13.91%) Migration
4 15 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 15 (13.04%) Project Management
5 13 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (11.30%) Business Analysis
6 10 (8.70%) Service Management
7 9 (7.83%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.83%) Integration Testing
7 9 (7.83%) Data Migration
8 8 (6.96%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.96%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.96%) Programme Management
8 8 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.09%) SOA
9 7 (6.09%) Data Mapping
10 6 (5.22%) ITIL
10 6 (5.22%) ITSM
10 6 (5.22%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.26%) SQL
2 7 (6.09%) C#
2 7 (6.09%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.22%) VB.NET
4 5 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.61%) COBOL
5 3 (2.61%) Java
6 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.87%) VBA
7 1 (0.87%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) ISEB
1 5 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.87%) Degree
3 1 (0.87%) MCITP
3 1 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.87%) MCSE
3 1 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.87%) XenApp
2 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) Oracle
2 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.17%) Cognos
4 13 (11.30%) SAP
5 11 (9.57%) IBM
6 7 (6.09%) Netezza
7 5 (4.35%) VMware
8 3 (2.61%) FatWire
8 3 (2.61%) Guidewire
8 3 (2.61%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.61%) Pega
8 3 (2.61%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.61%) hybris
8 3 (2.61%) Adobe
9 2 (1.74%) Citrix
9 2 (1.74%) NetApp
9 2 (1.74%) Tableau
10 1 (0.87%) HP
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