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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 13.04% 4.76% -
As % of the General category 75.00% 50.00% -
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 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
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
4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 17.39% 9.52% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £328 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +12.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -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 28 January 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Talend
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Talend