The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 18.07% 8.49% 6.67%
As % of the General category 60.00% 27.27% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
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£388 £380 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £360 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £415 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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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 Solihull region.

General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 30.12% 31.13% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 3
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) MS Office
4 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Logistics
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
5 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) MS Project
6 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) 2G
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Retail

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (8.70%) MS Project
3 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) 2G
2 1 (4.35%) PBX
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Project Manager
2 8 (34.78%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Business Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Project Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) CRM
2 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Logistics
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.35%) WFM
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) B2B
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos