The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 9 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 6.06% 3.45% -
As % of the General category 66.67% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
Finance
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

General Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 9.09% 27.59% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate £363 £306 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.36% +25.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £358 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Finance
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (25.00%) Process Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Process Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft