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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 14 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Finance 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 3.23% 8.33% -
As % of the General category 33.33% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £250 £395 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
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 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 9.68% 8.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate £331 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.32% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £395 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £395 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Video on Demand
3 4 (30.77%) IPTV
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) MS Office
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) TestComplete
5 1 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) HND
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Manual Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Project Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Mobility Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Video on Demand
2 4 (30.77%) IPTV
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) HND
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Telerik