The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 28.00% 3.33% 9.09%
As % of the General category 63.64% 20.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
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£300 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +7.32%
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 £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
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 Wolverhampton region.

General Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 44.00% 16.67% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Average daily rate £355 £345 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -12.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 (26.67%) SAS
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Games
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Macro
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 4 (26.67%) SAS
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) OLAP
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
General
1 3 (20.00%) Games
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) SAS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) PMO Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) ETL
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) SAS Macro
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP