Period
to 18 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 204 212 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.74% 17.08% 19.25%
As % of the General category 51.13% 51.21% 56.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 137 213
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £313 £288 £259
90th Percentile £575 £519 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.21 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.69% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.37 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +15.77% -23.08% -4.88%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 399 414 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 26.87% 33.36% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 281 335
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £222
90th Percentile £600 £550 £541
West Midlands median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 12
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -54.86% +98.13%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.94 £12.05
90th Percentile £43.13 £42.73 £42.15
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -24.00% +17.65% -24.36%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Birmingham

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Birmingham

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Birmingham

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Finance.

1 38 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 30 (14.71%) SQL
4 28 (13.73%) Project Management
5 25 (12.25%) Oracle
6 21 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (10.29%) Banking
7 19 (9.31%) Migration
8 18 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 16 (7.84%) ERP
10 16 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
11 15 (7.35%) CRM
11 15 (7.35%) SAP
11 15 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (6.86%) Legal
12 14 (6.86%) C#
13 13 (6.37%) HTML
13 13 (6.37%) Windows
13 13 (6.37%) Manufacturing
14 12 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (5.88%) Waterfall
14 12 (5.88%) Business Analysis
14 12 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (5.39%) AngularJS
15 11 (5.39%) Analytics
15 11 (5.39%) XML
15 11 (5.39%) ITIL
15 11 (5.39%) .NET

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (3.43%) CMS
2 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.98%) Liferay
3 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.98%) EngageOne
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.96%) iTrent
4 4 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (1.47%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.47%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.98%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.98%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.98%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.49%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.92%) Office 365
3 7 (3.43%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.98%) FinancialForce
5 2 (0.98%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (0.98%) Serverless
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.43%) SMS
2 6 (2.94%) SAN
3 4 (1.96%) Firewall
4 2 (0.98%) Internet
4 2 (0.98%) Network Security
5 1 (0.49%) DNS
5 1 (0.49%) PBX
5 1 (0.49%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.49%) SSH
5 1 (0.49%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.41%) Oracle Database
2 9 (4.41%) Power BI
3 7 (3.43%) Big Data
3 7 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.47%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.47%) Impala
7 3 (1.47%) MySQL
7 3 (1.47%) QlikView
7 3 (1.47%) Redis
7 3 (1.47%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.98%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.96%) JIRA
1 4 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.47%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.47%) Jasmine
2 3 (1.47%) Mocha
2 3 (1.47%) Selenium
2 3 (1.47%) Subversion
3 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.98%) LSMW
3 2 (0.98%) MSI
4 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.49%) Serena SBM
General
1 21 (10.29%) Banking
2 14 (6.86%) Legal
3 13 (6.37%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.39%) Retail
5 8 (3.92%) Marketing
6 7 (3.43%) Advertising
7 5 (2.45%) Automotive
8 4 (1.96%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.47%) Persian Language
9 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.98%) Billing
10 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.49%) Electronics
11 1 (0.49%) Law
11 1 (0.49%) Military
11 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.49%) Publishing
11 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (19.12%) Analyst
2 34 (16.67%) Developer
3 30 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 18 (8.82%) Architect
5 17 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 15 (7.35%) Consultant
7 12 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.43%) Security Analyst
10 6 (2.94%) Administrator
10 6 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (2.94%) Network Engineer
10 6 (2.94%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
11 5 (2.45%) BizTalk Developer
11 5 (2.45%) Integration Architect
11 5 (2.45%) Performance Analyst
11 5 (2.45%) Senior Security Analyst
11 5 (2.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.37%) HTML
2 11 (5.39%) .NET
2 11 (5.39%) AngularJS
2 11 (5.39%) XML
3 10 (4.90%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (4.41%) HTML5
5 7 (3.43%) CSS
5 7 (3.43%) Middleware
6 6 (2.94%) Web Services
7 4 (1.96%) CSS3
7 4 (1.96%) Node.js
8 3 (1.47%) LESS
8 3 (1.47%) Sass
8 3 (1.47%) Symfony
9 2 (0.98%) Angular 2
9 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.49%) COM
10 1 (0.49%) JSON
10 1 (0.49%) Spring
10 1 (0.49%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.94%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.45%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.47%) Robotics
6 3 (1.47%) User Experience
7 2 (0.98%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.98%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.98%) Fintech
7 2 (0.98%) FMCG
7 2 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.98%) PMI
7 2 (0.98%) Social Media
7 2 (0.98%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.49%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.37%) Windows
2 6 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.45%) Linux
4 3 (1.47%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.98%) Unix
6 1 (0.49%) AIX
6 1 (0.49%) HPUX
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (13.73%) Project Management
3 21 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (9.31%) Migration
5 16 (7.84%) ERP
6 15 (7.35%) CRM
6 15 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 12 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 11 (5.39%) Analytics
8 11 (5.39%) ITIL
9 10 (4.90%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (4.90%) Decision-Making
9 10 (4.90%) Scrum
9 10 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (4.90%) Workflow
10 9 (4.41%) Change Management
10 9 (4.41%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (4.41%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.71%) SQL
2 14 (6.86%) C#
3 7 (3.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.45%) PHP
5 5 (2.45%) Python
6 4 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.96%) Java
7 3 (1.47%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.49%) Caml Language
9 1 (0.49%) Java 8
9 1 (0.49%) Korn
9 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.49%) Scala
9 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (3.92%) ISEB
2 7 (3.43%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.94%) Degree
4 5 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (1.96%) CCSP
5 4 (1.96%) CEH
5 4 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.96%) CISSP
5 4 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.47%) PMP
7 2 (0.98%) CCAB
7 2 (0.98%) CCSA
7 2 (0.98%) CCSE
7 2 (0.98%) CIPD
7 2 (0.98%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) PMO
2 8 (3.92%) GDPR
2 8 (3.92%) QA
3 5 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.96%) COBIT
4 4 (1.96%) SLA
5 3 (1.47%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.98%) vSphere
4 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Ambari
1 3 (1.47%) SCCM
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.25%) Oracle
3 15 (7.35%) SAP
4 7 (3.43%) Tableau
5 6 (2.94%) Cisco
5 6 (2.94%) VMware
6 4 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.47%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.47%) IBM
7 3 (1.47%) Sage
7 3 (1.47%) Zend
8 2 (0.98%) Aderant
8 2 (0.98%) Epicor
8 2 (0.98%) F5
8 2 (0.98%) IFS
8 2 (0.98%) Infor
8 2 (0.98%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.98%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.98%) Xero