The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
North West / Merseyside
Rank 13 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 28 64 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.06% 20.06% 13.81%
As % of the General category 54.90% 61.54% 57.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 26
Median daily rate £450 £400 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £488 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.42
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51 104 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.50% 32.60% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 63 46
Median daily rate £453 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £230 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% +32.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 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
Liverpool -14 23 £453 +9.69% 9
Birkenhead - 1 £600 - 2
Southport - 1 £375 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Finance.

1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) Oracle
2 15 (20.55%) SAP
2 15 (20.55%) Project Management
2 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
5 11 (15.07%) ITIL
5 11 (15.07%) CRM
6 9 (12.33%) XML
6 9 (12.33%) Windows
7 8 (10.96%) CSS
7 8 (10.96%) HTML
7 8 (10.96%) Java
7 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
7 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.96%) ITIL V3
7 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (9.59%) AngularJS
8 7 (9.59%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (9.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (9.59%) SQL
8 7 (9.59%) SAP FI
8 7 (9.59%) Migration
9 6 (8.22%) MVC
9 6 (8.22%) Sun
9 6 (8.22%) Spring
9 6 (8.22%) CSS3
9 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.22%) Release Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.11%) Apache
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.74%) MS Project
3 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (9.59%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.11%) SAP BPC
2 3 (4.11%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (2.74%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.74%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.37%) Primavera
4 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) LDAP
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) LAN
2 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.85%) DB2
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.74%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.37%) Big Data
7 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.37%) MS Access
7 1 (1.37%) OLAP
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
1 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.48%) JUnit
2 4 (5.48%) Subversion
3 3 (4.11%) LSMW
4 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.48%) Banking
2 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Electronics
3 1 (1.37%) Front Office
3 1 (1.37%) International Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Project Manager
4 10 (13.70%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.22%) Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 4 (5.48%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Sun Support
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Finance Business Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) HR Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) XML
2 8 (10.96%) CSS
2 8 (10.96%) HTML
3 7 (9.59%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.22%) CSS3
4 6 (8.22%) Spring
5 5 (6.85%) EJB
5 5 (6.85%) EJB 3.0
5 5 (6.85%) HTML5
5 5 (6.85%) jQuery
5 5 (6.85%) SOAP
6 3 (4.11%) .NET
6 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.11%) BAPI
6 3 (4.11%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.11%) ODBC
6 3 (4.11%) Web Services
6 3 (4.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (4.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.11%) Equities
5 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.74%) Derivative
5 2 (2.74%) Fintech
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.37%) iPhone
6 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.37%) NHS
6 1 (1.37%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
2 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.85%) Unix
4 2 (2.74%) Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (20.55%) Project Management
2 11 (15.07%) CRM
2 11 (15.07%) ITIL
3 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.96%) ITIL V3
4 7 (9.59%) Migration
5 6 (8.22%) MVC
5 6 (8.22%) Release Management
5 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
6 5 (6.85%) Change Management
6 5 (6.85%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (6.85%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.85%) Process Improvement
6 5 (6.85%) Supplier Management
6 5 (6.85%) Validation
7 4 (5.48%) Data Transformation
7 4 (5.48%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) Java
2 7 (9.59%) SQL
3 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.11%) C#
5 2 (2.74%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) Perl
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
6 1 (1.37%) Scala
6 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) APMP
2 2 (2.74%) CISM
2 2 (2.74%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.37%) CISA
3 1 (1.37%) CISSP
3 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) MiFID
2 2 (2.74%) GDPR
2 2 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Firmware
1 1 (1.37%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) Oracle
2 15 (20.55%) SAP
3 6 (8.22%) Sun
4 4 (5.48%) Teradata
5 2 (2.74%) IBM
5 2 (2.74%) Sybase
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco
6 1 (1.37%) EMC
6 1 (1.37%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.37%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.37%) McKesson
6 1 (1.37%) Perforce
6 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.37%) Veritas
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