The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 22 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.08% 1.90% 9.09%
As % of the General category 52.94% 22.22% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
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£305 £250 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -32.43%
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
West Midlands

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

General Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.49% 8.57% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Average daily rate £305 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 - -
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 Shropshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +1 8 £250 -
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Data Mart
4 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Security
4 2 (11.76%) Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) SQLPlus
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Solvency II

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Open Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQLPlus
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mart
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (5.88%) ERwin
1 1 (5.88%) MSTest
1 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) JSP
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Struts
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) Java EE
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
2 1 (5.88%) WF
2 1 (5.88%) LINQ
2 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) HPUX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) Line Management
2 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
2 2 (11.76%) ETL
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Data Security
2 2 (11.76%) Security Management
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) COBOL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) Niku
3 1 (5.88%) Micro Focus
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects