The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 29 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.57% 12.74% 10.66%
As % of the General category 44.62% 35.71% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £258 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £513 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £18.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +11.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
65 56 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 37.14% 35.67% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 23
Average daily rate £550 £456 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.54% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £180 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £550 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
1 14 (30.43%) Software Testing
1 14 (30.43%) New Media
2 9 (19.57%) SAP
3 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) .NET
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.87%) TDD
5 5 (10.87%) Load Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Backbone.js
5 5 (10.87%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
5 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
5 5 (10.87%) RavenDB
5 5 (10.87%) Jasmine
5 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (10.87%) TIBCO
5 5 (10.87%) MVC
6 4 (8.70%) DB2
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.70%) zOS
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Financials

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (4.35%) SAS
1 2 (4.35%) CICS
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (6.52%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.17%) SAP EWM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
1 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
1 5 (10.87%) RavenDB
2 4 (8.70%) DB2
3 3 (6.52%) OLAP
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Consultant
2 10 (21.74%) Test Leader
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Test Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) DBA
7 2 (4.35%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) Backbone.js
2 5 (10.87%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
2 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (6.52%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.17%) ISPF
4 1 (2.17%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) New Media
2 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) zOS
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Software Testing
2 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
3 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) TDD
4 5 (10.87%) MVC
4 5 (10.87%) Load Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) API Design
7 2 (4.35%) Cash Management
7 2 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.35%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.17%) OO
8 1 (2.17%) OOD
8 1 (2.17%) Scrum
8 1 (2.17%) Release Management
8 1 (2.17%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) C#
1 6 (13.04%) Java
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.17%) RPG
3 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) ABAP
3 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.17%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) SAP
2 5 (10.87%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
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