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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 10.26% 6.17% 6.58%
As % of the General category 40.00% 21.74% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£438 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.13% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £16.89
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.01%
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 Solihull region.

General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 25.64% 28.40% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Average daily rate £375 £350 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +94.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £259 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £433 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 (32.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (24.00%) MS Office
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (16.00%) CRM
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Logistics
7 2 (8.00%) SLA
7 2 (8.00%) PMI
7 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (8.00%) Internet
7 2 (8.00%) MS Excel

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (8.00%) MS Project
3 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Business Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Project Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Sales Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Product Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (8.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) Workflow
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Logistics
4 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.00%) Business Development
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Campaign Management
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) People Management
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) BT
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos