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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.87% 11.56% 7.88%
As % of the General category 50.00% 38.64% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 9
Average daily rate £500 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £368 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £840 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%
Finance
England

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
52 44 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.74% 29.93% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 21
Average daily rate £500 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £581 £548
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 £29.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Project Management
3 7 (14.00%) Retail
3 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (12.00%) Banking
4 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.00%) MS Office
5 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (10.00%) Fintech
6 4 (8.00%) Retail Banking
6 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.00%) Automotive
6 4 (8.00%) Migration
6 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.00%) MS Project
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle
6 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.00%) SAS
7 3 (6.00%) Java
7 3 (6.00%) SQL
7 3 (6.00%) Windows
7 3 (6.00%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) Data Management
7 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Logistics
7 3 (6.00%) Knowledge Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (6.00%) SAS
1 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
1 1 (2.00%) PaaS
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Big Data
1 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.00%) QlikView
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.00%) Retail
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Automotive
3 4 (8.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Programme Director
6 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Transformation Director
7 3 (6.00%) Change Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Development Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Development Manager
7 3 (6.00%) IT Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Senior IT Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (10.00%) Fintech
2 2 (4.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.00%) Market Risk
2 2 (4.00%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) New Media
3 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Project Management
3 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.00%) Change Control
6 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Data Management
6 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (6.00%) Logistics
6 3 (6.00%) People Management
6 3 (6.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (6.00%) Scrum
6 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) Java
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) VB
3 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB
1 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) CISA
2 1 (2.00%) CISM
2 1 (2.00%) CISSP
2 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Amdocs
4 1 (2.00%) BT
4 1 (2.00%) Dell
4 1 (2.00%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) NetApp
4 1 (2.00%) Pega
4 1 (2.00%) Teradata
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
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