Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 264 251 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.84% 16.71% 17.72%
As % of the General category 52.59% 51.75% 49.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 173 176
Birmingham median daily rate £390 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -2.44% +17.14%
10th Percentile £220 £271 £270
90th Percentile £538 £575 £588
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.50 - £35.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -47.50% +14.29%

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 502 485 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.02% 32.29% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 334 313
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £218 £250 £227
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% -18.56% +20.35%
10th Percentile £14.55 £9.24 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.35 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £17.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +73.05% -38.16% -9.52%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Finance.

1 50 (18.94%) Banking
2 45 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (17.05%) Microsoft
3 39 (14.77%) Project Management
3 39 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (14.02%) Migration
5 36 (13.64%) Oracle
6 32 (12.12%) SQL
7 30 (11.36%) Retail
8 26 (9.85%) SMS
9 24 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
11 21 (7.95%) SQL Server
11 21 (7.95%) PRINCE2
11 21 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (7.20%) Microsoft Office
13 19 (7.20%) ERP
13 19 (7.20%) Management Information System
14 18 (6.82%) CRM
14 18 (6.82%) SAP
15 17 (6.44%) Change Management
15 17 (6.44%) Retail Banking
16 16 (6.06%) Test Scripting
17 15 (5.68%) Business Analysis
17 15 (5.68%) Oracle Fusion
17 15 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (5.68%) Legal
17 15 (5.68%) Windows
17 15 (5.68%) KYC

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 9 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.65%) SAS
3 6 (2.27%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.76%) Drupal
6 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.76%) IIS
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle UPK
6 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.76%) WordPress
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Confluence
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (7.20%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.14%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.76%) Actimize
5 2 (0.76%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.38%) iTrent
6 1 (0.38%) Misys Equation
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.38%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.79%) Office 365
3 5 (1.89%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) GitHub
4 1 (0.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.85%) SMS
2 9 (3.41%) Firewall
2 9 (3.41%) SAN
3 6 (2.27%) WAN
4 4 (1.52%) LAN
4 4 (1.52%) Skype
4 4 (1.52%) WLAN
5 2 (0.76%) DHCP
5 2 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.76%) Intranet
5 2 (0.76%) LDAP
6 1 (0.38%) ATM
6 1 (0.38%) DNS
6 1 (0.38%) DWDM
6 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (3.03%) Power BI
5 7 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.52%) MySQL
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.76%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.76%) Essbase
9 2 (0.76%) MS Access
9 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (3.79%) JIRA
2 7 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.76%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.76%) MSI
3 2 (0.76%) Selenium
3 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 50 (18.94%) Banking
2 30 (11.36%) Retail
3 17 (6.44%) Retail Banking
4 15 (5.68%) Legal
5 11 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.03%) Marketing
7 6 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.14%) Electronics
11 2 (0.76%) Law
11 2 (0.76%) Local Government
12 1 (0.38%) Automotive
12 1 (0.38%) Back Office
12 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Front Office
12 1 (0.38%) German Language
12 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (34.47%) Analyst
2 37 (14.02%) Project Manager
3 28 (10.61%) Business Analyst
4 21 (7.95%) Architect
4 21 (7.95%) Test Analyst
5 17 (6.44%) Developer
6 13 (4.92%) Data Analyst
6 13 (4.92%) KYC Analyst
7 11 (4.17%) Consultant
8 10 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.41%) Administrator
9 9 (3.41%) Test Manager
10 8 (3.03%) IT Manager
11 7 (2.65%) Banking Analyst
11 7 (2.65%) Data Manager
11 7 (2.65%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (2.65%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (2.27%) Applications Architect
12 6 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 6 (2.27%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.68%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (3.03%) .NET
3 6 (2.27%) HTML
3 6 (2.27%) XML
4 5 (1.89%) CSS
5 4 (1.52%) CSS3
5 4 (1.52%) HTML5
5 4 (1.52%) Web Services
6 3 (1.14%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.14%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.76%) jQuery
7 2 (0.76%) Lucene
7 2 (0.76%) MDX
7 2 (0.76%) React
7 2 (0.76%) RESTful
7 2 (0.76%) SOAP
8 1 (0.38%) Ajax
8 1 (0.38%) LINQ
8 1 (0.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.20%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.89%) FMCG
5 5 (1.89%) NHS
6 4 (1.52%) AS400
6 4 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.52%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.14%) EPoS
7 3 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.76%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.76%) Replication
8 2 (0.76%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.76%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.38%) iPhone
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.68%) Windows
2 7 (2.65%) Linux
2 7 (2.65%) Unix
3 6 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.89%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.38%) Android
7 1 (0.38%) HPUX
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (14.77%) Project Management
2 39 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (14.02%) Migration
4 24 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (7.95%) PRINCE2
6 20 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (7.20%) ERP
8 18 (6.82%) CRM
9 17 (6.44%) Change Management
10 16 (6.06%) Test Scripting
11 15 (5.68%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 15 (5.68%) Business Analysis
11 15 (5.68%) KYC
12 14 (5.30%) Analytics
12 14 (5.30%) Data Migration
13 13 (4.92%) Scrum
13 13 (4.92%) Waterfall
14 12 (4.55%) Coaching
14 12 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.12%) SQL
2 7 (2.65%) C#
2 7 (2.65%) JavaScript
2 7 (2.65%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.89%) C
3 5 (1.89%) VBA
4 4 (1.52%) Java
4 4 (1.52%) PHP
4 4 (1.52%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.52%) Python
5 3 (1.14%) RPG
6 2 (0.76%) Perl
6 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (4.55%) Degree
2 6 (2.27%) ISEB
2 6 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.89%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.89%) PMP
4 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.14%) CCNA
5 3 (1.14%) CCNP
5 3 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.14%) MCSE
5 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.76%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.76%) MCSA
6 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.68%) GDPR
2 13 (4.92%) Data Quality
3 12 (4.55%) QA
4 11 (4.17%) PMO
5 4 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.14%) SLA
7 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.38%) P3O
7 1 (0.38%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.52%) vSphere
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.38%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.38%) FTK
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 45 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.64%) Oracle
3 18 (6.82%) SAP
4 10 (3.79%) Cisco
5 6 (2.27%) HP
5 6 (2.27%) VMware
6 4 (1.52%) IBM
7 3 (1.14%) Capita
7 3 (1.14%) Cognos
7 3 (1.14%) Epicor
7 3 (1.14%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.14%) Veeam
8 2 (0.76%) CollabNet
8 2 (0.76%) DataFlux
8 2 (0.76%) Datanomic
8 2 (0.76%) Informatica
8 2 (0.76%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.76%) Misys
8 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.76%) Trillium