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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 23 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing Finance 13 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.37% 14.62% 5.31%
As % of the General category 46.43% 86.36% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
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£425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £198 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £610 £483
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%
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
28 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.73% 16.92% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
Average daily rate £400 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £198 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £610 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.06 - £10.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 -15 10 £425 - 5
Market Drayton - 1 - -
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Back Office
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 2 (9.52%) MS Office
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Sqoop
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.76%) HBase
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) MSTest
1 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Change Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Business Change Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Change Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
3 1 (4.76%) WF
3 1 (4.76%) LINQ
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) JSP
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) HPUX
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) TDD
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Content Management
4 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) VB6
3 1 (4.76%) XPath
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Omniture
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu
3 1 (4.76%) Pega
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk