Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 19 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
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 9 3
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 22 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 29.73% 11.48% 24.14%
As % of the General category 81.48% 43.75% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Bolton median daily rate £330 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £256 £331 £240
90th Percentile £470 £442 £357
Manchester median daily rate £422 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.82% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bolton median hourly rate - - £18.48
Manchester median hourly rate £21.12 £12.74 £13.60
% change year-on-year +65.78% -6.29% -24.47%

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 Bolton with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bolton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 27 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 36.49% 26.23% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 2
Bolton median daily rate £325 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £115 £105 £240
90th Percentile £475 £438 £357
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bolton median hourly rate - - £18.48
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +66.67% -5.71%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Bolton

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Bolton

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Bolton over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Bolton

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Finance.

1 11 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (31.82%) Matrix Management
4 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
4 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
5 5 (22.73%) Coaching
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (13.64%) Compliance Audit
7 3 (13.64%) Contract Management
7 3 (13.64%) SLA
7 3 (13.64%) Process Management
7 3 (13.64%) Law
8 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
8 2 (9.09%) Retail
8 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
8 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
8 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) ISEB
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL
8 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) MorphX
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Project Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (18.18%) HR Manager
4 4 (18.18%) IT Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) PeopleSoft Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
6 2 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.55%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) WCF
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) WinForms
2 1 (4.55%) WPF
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
3 7 (31.82%) Matrix Management
3 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
4 5 (22.73%) Coaching
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Compliance Audit
6 3 (13.64%) Contract Management
6 3 (13.64%) Process Management
6 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
7 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.55%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.55%) X++
2 1 (4.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft