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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 11 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 6.35% 6.86% 8.47%
As % of the General category 23.53% 17.95% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
17 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 26.98% 38.24% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate £275 £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £156 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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
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 August 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Ajax
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Time Management
2 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
2 4 (30.77%) CSS3
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) Billing
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) SaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (7.69%) Visualforce

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Billing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
2 2 (15.38%) UI Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) UI Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Ajax
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) jQuery
1 4 (30.77%) HTML5
1 4 (30.77%) CSS3
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Time Management
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
3 1 (7.69%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rate
Posted: 3 days ago