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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 13 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.26% 5.93% 6.81%
As % of the General category 29.03% 33.33% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
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£350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £262 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £625 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
- +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
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 Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
31 21 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.44% 17.80% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 23
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £575 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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
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 20 August 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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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 6 £320 -3.03% 1
Lichfield - 1 £395 - 2
Stafford - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Cannock - - - -
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (38.89%) SQL
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
6 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
6 2 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.56%) MVVM
7 1 (5.56%) Waterfall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.56%) QlikView
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 4 (22.22%) DBA
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (5.56%) QlikView Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Draughtsman
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) Financial Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) MVVM
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) AAT
1 1 (5.56%) ICAEW
1 1 (5.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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