The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Wolverhampton region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 11 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 12.12% 6.67% 4.17%
As % of the General category 66.67% 100.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £338 £405 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.61% -3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £155.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.39 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.87% -22.44%
General Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
12 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 18.18% 6.67% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate £438 £405 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.09% -5.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £329 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £481 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £155.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Finance
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) SAS
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (25.00%) High Availability
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (25.00%) OLAP
4 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Basel III
6 1 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) LINQ
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (33.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (8.33%) LINQ
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (33.33%) Use Case
1 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Basel III
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft