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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 17 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 14 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.03% 20.86% 8.26%
As % of the General category 25.93% 53.13% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 7
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £272 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £420 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.01 £21.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +28.78%
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
54 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.28% 39.26% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 20
Median daily rate £351 £366 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.30% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £12.18 £12.35 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% -43.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent +2 6 £340 -2.85%
Stoke-on-Trent -8 3 £462 +10.00% 2
Tamworth -1 2 £375 +104.08%
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (28.57%) Service Management
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (23.81%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Release Management
4 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 5 (23.81%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 4 (19.05%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
5 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (19.05%) Business Development
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
5 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) PMP
5 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) MS Office
5 4 (19.05%) SAP
5 4 (19.05%) Windows

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.76%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (19.05%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Environment Manager
3 2 (9.52%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Process Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior PMO
4 1 (4.76%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Service Management
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 5 (23.81%) Release Management
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) SDLC
3 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 4 (19.05%) Business Development
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) SOA
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Data Flow Diagram
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
1 4 (19.05%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle