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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 17 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.49% 10.86% 4.03%
As % of the General category 26.67% 39.58% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
Median daily rate £324 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £283 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £539 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -1.25%
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
30 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.85% 27.43% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 25
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £271 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £13.35 £14.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% -32.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

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
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 25 June 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 - 3 £291 - 1
Lichfield +2 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent -8 1 - - 1
Tamworth - 1 £375 - 1
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
4 12 (38.71%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) Windows
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
7 9 (29.03%) WinForms
8 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
8 7 (22.58%) Project Management
8 7 (22.58%) SOA
8 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
9 6 (19.35%) Java
9 6 (19.35%) SDLC
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
10 5 (16.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
10 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
10 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
10 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
10 5 (16.13%) Scrum
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.13%) Release Management
10 5 (16.13%) TeamCity
10 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
10 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.13%) TDD
11 4 (12.90%) Relational Database

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (16.13%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (16.13%) TeamCity
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Environment Manager
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) WinForms
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) CSS3
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) WCF
4 2 (6.45%) WebCenter
4 2 (6.45%) WF
4 2 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
1 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Online Games
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
2 7 (22.58%) SOA
3 6 (19.35%) SDLC
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.13%) Release Management
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.68%) High Availability
5 3 (9.68%) Low Latency
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
4 6 (19.35%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
5 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.90%) VB
7 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
7 3 (9.68%) VB6
8 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PMP
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) SAP