The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
North West / Lancashire
Rank 8 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 38 70 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.62% 15.80% 12.75%
As % of the General category 50.67% 63.06% 53.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 54 26
Median daily rate £375 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £266 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £528 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Median hourly rate £47.00 £43.00 £29.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% +44.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.40 £25.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £60.37 £53.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +60.60%

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

General Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
75 111 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.85% 25.06% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 67 56
Median daily rate £375 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.48% +14.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 9
Median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +39.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £21.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £69.07 £57.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +43.23%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn +2 15 £369 - 1
Preston 0 13 £383 +45.80%
Blackpool -7 3 £425 -2.29%
Lancaster - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.41%) Retail
3 17 (25.00%) SQL
4 14 (20.59%) Programme Management
4 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 12 (17.65%) Oracle
5 12 (17.65%) Manufacturing
5 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database
6 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
6 10 (14.71%) .NET
7 9 (13.24%) OO
8 8 (11.76%) Degree
8 8 (11.76%) Data Management
8 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 8 (11.76%) Java
8 8 (11.76%) Web Services
8 8 (11.76%) Migration
9 7 (10.29%) IBM
9 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
9 7 (10.29%) DB2
9 7 (10.29%) C#
9 7 (10.29%) UML
9 7 (10.29%) Data Migration
9 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
9 7 (10.29%) JIRA
10 6 (8.82%) Marketing
10 6 (8.82%) Use Case
10 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (5.88%) SAS
1 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.47%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.47%) Sage CRM
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) IaaS
2 3 (4.41%) PaaS
2 3 (4.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) LAN
1 1 (1.47%) SAN
1 1 (1.47%) Softphone
1 1 (1.47%) Symposium
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) DB2
3 6 (8.82%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.41%) MySQL
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.47%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.47%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) JIRA
2 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.94%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.94%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.47%) Rational Robot
5 1 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 20 (29.41%) Retail
2 12 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.82%) Banking
4 6 (8.82%) General Ledger
4 6 (8.82%) Marketing
5 4 (5.88%) Avionics
6 3 (4.41%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.94%) Advertising
7 2 (2.94%) Military
8 1 (1.47%) Electronics
8 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Financial Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Designer
8 4 (5.88%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Customer Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Finance Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) SQL Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Designer
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) .NET
2 8 (11.76%) Web Services
3 4 (5.88%) J2EE
3 4 (5.88%) XML
4 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.41%) Ajax
4 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.41%) CSS
4 3 (4.41%) HTML
4 3 (4.41%) WCF
4 3 (4.41%) WinForms
4 3 (4.41%) WPF
5 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.94%) LINQ
5 2 (2.94%) RESTful
5 2 (2.94%) SOAP
6 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.47%) CMDB
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) RIA
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) VME
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) Programme Management
3 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 9 (13.24%) OO
5 8 (11.76%) Data Management
5 8 (11.76%) Migration
6 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
6 7 (10.29%) Data Migration
6 7 (10.29%) UML
7 6 (8.82%) Integration Testing
7 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.82%) Use Case
8 5 (7.35%) Automated Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.35%) ITIL
8 5 (7.35%) Open Source
8 5 (7.35%) Scrum
8 5 (7.35%) TDD
8 5 (7.35%) User Stories
9 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) Java
3 7 (10.29%) C#
4 6 (8.82%) C
5 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.35%) Perl
6 3 (4.41%) Ada
6 3 (4.41%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) COBOL
7 2 (2.94%) Delphi
7 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.94%) Ruby
7 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.47%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.47%) APMP
5 1 (1.47%) CAPM
5 1 (1.47%) CCNA
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) HND
5 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle
3 7 (10.29%) IBM
4 5 (7.35%) SAP
5 4 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (4.41%) Sage
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco
7 2 (2.94%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.47%) Brocade
8 1 (1.47%) EMC
8 1 (1.47%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.47%) ICL
8 1 (1.47%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
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