The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 8 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 13.21% 37.50% 13.79%
As % of the General category 53.85% 85.71% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 2
Average daily rate £450 £408 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.73%
Finance
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

General Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
13 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 24.53% 43.75% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 3
Average daily rate £350 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £315 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Stockport region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Stockport region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Product Management
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Architect
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Product Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle