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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
North West / Lancashire
Rank 14 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Finance 27 56 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.34% 14.51% 8.48%
As % of the General category 49.09% 61.54% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 24
Median daily rate £350 £430 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +13.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £578 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.33 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.64% +76.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +66.66%

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
55 91 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.07% 23.58% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 58 55
Median daily rate £350 £446 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.48% +27.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £609 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 7
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.90 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.52% +52.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £37.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £69.07 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Preston -6 12 £280 +6.66% 1
Blackburn - 6 £363 -
Blackpool -17 3 £425 -14.27%
Lancaster - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.31%) SQL
3 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.75%) Retail
3 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 11 (17.19%) Java
5 10 (15.63%) Oracle
5 10 (15.63%) .NET
5 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
6 9 (14.06%) Migration
7 8 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 8 (12.50%) OO
7 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (10.94%) UML
8 7 (10.94%) C#
8 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
8 7 (10.94%) Degree
8 7 (10.94%) Banking
9 6 (9.38%) Marketing
9 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
9 6 (9.38%) Test Scripting
9 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
9 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
9 6 (9.38%) SAP
9 6 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (7.81%) IFS
10 5 (7.81%) Web Services

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 3 (4.69%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.56%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.56%) Sage CRM
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) IaaS
2 3 (4.69%) PaaS
2 3 (4.69%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
1 1 (1.56%) LAN
1 1 (1.56%) SAN
1 1 (1.56%) Softphone
1 1 (1.56%) Symposium
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (6.25%) DB2
4 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.69%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (4.69%) SAP HANA
6 2 (3.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (3.13%) MySQL
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.69%) JIRA
3 2 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.13%) StarTeam
3 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.13%) VectorCAST
4 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.56%) Rational Robot
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (18.75%) Retail
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
2 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.38%) Marketing
4 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.69%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.13%) Advertising
6 2 (3.13%) Avionics
6 2 (3.13%) Military
7 1 (1.56%) Electronics
7 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) IFS Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Customer Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Designer
7 3 (4.69%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) IFS Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) XML
4 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.69%) Ajax
4 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.69%) CSS
4 3 (4.69%) HTML
4 3 (4.69%) J2EE
4 3 (4.69%) WCF
4 3 (4.69%) WinForms
4 3 (4.69%) WPF
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (3.13%) LINQ
5 2 (3.13%) RESTful
5 2 (3.13%) SOAP
6 1 (1.56%) Flash
6 1 (1.56%) XSD
6 1 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.69%) RIA
3 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.56%) CMDB
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.56%) Informatics
4 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) VME
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
3 9 (14.06%) Migration
4 8 (12.50%) OO
4 8 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.94%) UML
6 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 6 (9.38%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.81%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.81%) ITIL
7 5 (7.81%) Open Source
7 5 (7.81%) Project Management
7 5 (7.81%) TDD
7 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Change Management
8 4 (6.25%) Data Management
8 4 (6.25%) ERP
8 4 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 11 (17.19%) Java
3 7 (10.94%) C#
4 5 (7.81%) C
4 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.25%) Perl
6 3 (4.69%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) Ada
7 2 (3.13%) Delphi
7 2 (3.13%) Ruby
7 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) COBOL
8 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) VB
8 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.94%) Degree
4 6 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) ACCA
6 1 (1.56%) APMP
6 1 (1.56%) CAPM
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) CIMA
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.56%) PMP
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) SAP
4 5 (7.81%) IBM
4 5 (7.81%) IFS
5 3 (4.69%) HP
5 3 (4.69%) Sage
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) Cognos
7 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.56%) Brocade
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.56%) Huawei
7 1 (1.56%) ICL
7 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.56%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
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