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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Finance 24 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.19% 4.49% 10.59%
As % of the General category 42.11% 21.21% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
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£463 £348 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +46.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £308 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.66 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -
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
57 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.32% 21.15% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 21
Average daily rate £400 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £209 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.65 £21.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.86% -7.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.28 £15.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £32.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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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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 +9 5 £385 +21.25% 2
Stafford - 3 £450 -
Lichfield -1 2 £175 -54.54%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 - -
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
3 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.65%) Retail
6 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 5 (14.71%) .NET
6 5 (14.71%) CRM
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 5 (14.71%) SDLC
7 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco
7 4 (11.76%) NHS
7 4 (11.76%) Windows
7 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
7 4 (11.76%) Android
8 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.82%) Degree
8 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.82%) Document Management
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
8 3 (8.82%) MS Project
8 3 (8.82%) C#

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.88%) Exstream
3 1 (2.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Maven
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Software Tester
4 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Change Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) WinForms
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.94%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.76%) NHS
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
2 7 (20.59%) Project Management
2 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) CRM
4 5 (14.71%) SDLC
5 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Document Management
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.88%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) PHP5
3 1 (2.94%) VB6
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Citrix
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Symbian
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec
5 2 (5.88%) Remedy
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) Zend
6 1 (2.94%) SAP
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) AppSense
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