The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Finance 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 32.43% 16.13% -
As % of the General category 66.67% 45.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
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£420 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
Finance
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

General Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 48.65% 35.48% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 7
Average daily rate £375 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 12 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) N-Tier
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (25.00%) Coaching
6 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (25.00%) Line Management
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) HTML5
6 5 (25.00%) Games
6 5 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) Retail
7 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) Symbian
7 4 (20.00%) CSS3
7 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (20.00%) Android
7 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) SDLC
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (15.00%) SOA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (25.00%) Games
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Team Leader
2 5 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Development Team Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Flash Developer
5 2 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Change Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Coach
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (20.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) Flash
7 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.00%) WinForms
7 1 (5.00%) Spring
7 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Online Games
5 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (25.00%) Coaching
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Line Management
4 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) ActionScript
2 3 (15.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) VB6
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Symbian
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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