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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Finance 12 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 36.36% 18.42% 6.45%
As % of the General category 66.67% 38.89% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
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£420 £348 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.86% +5.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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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 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 54.55% 47.37% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 5
Average daily rate £420 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (70.59%) E-Commerce
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) .NET
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) N-Tier
4 6 (35.29%) Games
4 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 5 (29.41%) Coaching
5 5 (29.41%) Line Management
5 5 (29.41%) HTML5
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (29.41%) QA
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 4 (23.53%) Symbian
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Android
6 4 (23.53%) CSS3
6 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
6 4 (23.53%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) ActionScript 3.0
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) Flash

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (11.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (35.29%) Games
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Team Leader
2 5 (29.41%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Software Development Team Leader
3 4 (23.53%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Flash Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Change Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) CSS
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) Flash
6 2 (11.76%) WinForms
7 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) N-Tier
2 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 5 (29.41%) Coaching
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) Line Management
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) ActionScript
2 3 (17.65%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) VB6
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Symbian
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft