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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 18.18% 37.93% 25.00%
As % of the General category 66.67% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
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£300 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% -5.00%
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
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 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 27.27% 37.93% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate £300 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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 24 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle UPK
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Hyperion

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (25.00%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Hyperion