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 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 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 22.22% 12.50% 12.00%
As % of the General category 40.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.73%
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
5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 55.56% 12.50% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £165 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (40.00%) PLM
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (40.00%) Cash Management
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Cash Management
1 2 (40.00%) PLM
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft