The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 12.50% 8.70% -
As % of the General category 100.00% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £8.60 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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 Walsall region.

General Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 12.50% 21.74% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £8.60 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 (14.29%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (14.29%) Apache CXF
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
2 1 (14.29%) Talend