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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 12 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.04% 10.57% 8.40%
As % of the General category 36.00% 40.68% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 9
Median daily rate £513 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £326 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -13.33%
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
25 59 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.78% 25.99% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 23
Median daily rate £353 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.42% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £13.35 £26.50 £17.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.61% +55.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £16.00 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £41.05 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

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 6 May 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
Lichfield - 3 £575 - 1
Stafford 0 1 £450 -
Stoke-on-Trent -5 1 - -
Cannock - 1 - -
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) C#
3 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
3 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
4 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 11 (39.29%) SQL
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) WinForms
6 7 (25.00%) N-Tier
6 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 7 (25.00%) SOA
6 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 6 (21.43%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.86%) HTML
8 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
8 5 (17.86%) CSS
8 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
8 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
8 5 (17.86%) HTML5
8 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.86%) High Availability
8 5 (17.86%) CSS3
8 5 (17.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development

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 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.57%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Environment Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) DBA Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.57%) ICT Manager
6 1 (3.57%) ICT Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Network Services Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Telephony Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) WinForms
3 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) CSS3
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) HTML5
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET
4 2 (7.14%) Ajax
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (7.14%) REST
4 2 (7.14%) WCF
4 2 (7.14%) WebCenter
4 2 (7.14%) WF
4 2 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Online Games
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
2 7 (25.00%) SOA
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.86%) High Availability
3 5 (17.86%) Release Management
3 5 (17.86%) Scrum
3 5 (17.86%) SDLC
3 5 (17.86%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
3 5 (17.86%) Web Development
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Low Latency
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) ERP
6 2 (7.14%) OOD
6 2 (7.14%) People Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (21.43%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 5 (17.86%) TypeScript
6 4 (14.29%) VB
7 3 (10.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) DevExpress
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Avaya
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Mitel
3 1 (3.57%) SAP