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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 12 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 3.13% 10.00% 10.81%
As % of the General category 22.22% 57.14% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
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£425 £396 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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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
9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 14.06% 17.50% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate £368 £396 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +27.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £396 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £396 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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
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 22 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) SAS
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Basel III
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) MI Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Basel III
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects