The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing Finance 17 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.17% 6.02% 3.86%
As % of the General category 58.62% 24.24% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
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£375 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £283 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.91
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +0.53%
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 Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
29 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.17% 24.81% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 28
Average daily rate £325 £319 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £224 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £473 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 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
Stoke-on-Trent +3 7 £375 -31.81% 4
Burton-upon-Trent -1 2 - -
Cannock - 2 £313 -
Lichfield - 1 - - 1
Stafford - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (29.63%) MS Excel
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) MS Project
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) OO
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) OOP
5 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 3 (11.11%) DataStage
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (7.41%) Test Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Project
3 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (7.41%) AutoCAD
5 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) DataStage
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (7.41%) Electronics
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
3 6 (22.22%) Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Draughtsman
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Designer
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) NHS Contracts Manager
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Procurement Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.70%) WPF
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe AIR
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) Flash
4 1 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) OOP
4 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.41%) Test Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.70%) Korn
3 1 (3.70%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec
3 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago