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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 16 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.03% 8.25% 6.81%
As % of the General category 37.21% 32.08% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
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£388 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £368 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
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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
43 53 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 29.66% 25.73% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 26
Average daily rate £431 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £548 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 12 (41.38%) SAP
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
2 5 (17.24%) New Media
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (10.34%) OLAP
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) TIBCO
4 3 (10.34%) SAP FI
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (10.34%) Load Testing
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (10.34%) Logistics
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Retail
5 2 (6.90%) Marketing
5 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.90%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.90%) SAS
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (10.34%) SAP FI
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Retail
2 2 (6.90%) SAP BPC
3 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.45%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (10.34%) OLAP
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Test Leader
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) SAP Support
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Test Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SAP FI Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.45%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) New Media
2 1 (3.45%) PMI
2 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) AIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
1 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.34%) Load Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Logistics
4 2 (6.90%) Cash Management
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) B2B
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Document Management
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
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