The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 50 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 14.12% 14.12% 12.22%
As % of the General category 40.00% 47.62% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 21
Median daily rate £394 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.62% -11.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +37.93% +22.53%  

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

General Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 125 105 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 35.31% 29.66% 40.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 59 51
Median daily rate £440 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.54% -8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -38.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £28.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Coventry

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Coventry

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Coventry over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Coventry

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Coventry

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Finance.

1 44 (34.11%) Project Management
2 24 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.28%) SAP
4 16 (12.40%) PRINCE2
5 15 (11.63%) Service Management
5 15 (11.63%) Waterfall
6 13 (10.08%) Management Information System
6 13 (10.08%) Risk Management
6 13 (10.08%) Programme Management
7 12 (9.30%) Information Security
8 11 (8.53%) Web Services
8 11 (8.53%) Retail
8 11 (8.53%) Project Planning
8 11 (8.53%) Information Assurance
9 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
9 10 (7.75%) Migration
9 10 (7.75%) Open Source
10 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (6.98%) Service Design
10 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
10 9 (6.98%) Data Security
10 9 (6.98%) Service Delivery
10 9 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (6.98%) SAP Implementation
11 8 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
11 8 (6.20%) SharePoint
11 8 (6.20%) PMO
12 7 (5.43%) Cybersecurity

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 8 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.55%) SAS
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS Project
2 5 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.33%) MS Office
4 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) SAP FI
2 6 (4.65%) SAP FSCM
3 5 (3.88%) SAP CO
4 4 (3.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (3.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (3.10%) SAP MM
5 3 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (1.55%) SAP CAR
6 2 (1.55%) SAP POS DM
7 1 (0.78%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.78%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.78%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.78%) SAP MDG-BP
7 1 (0.78%) SAP MDG-F
7 1 (0.78%) SAP MDG-S
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (2.33%) Firewall
1 3 (2.33%) Internet
1 3 (2.33%) Skype
1 3 (2.33%) SSL
1 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.33%) VPN
1 3 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.33%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.55%) Base SAS
3 2 (1.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.55%) Data Mart
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (1.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.78%) Big Data
4 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) QlikView
4 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.55%) Selenium
1 2 (1.55%) SpecFlow
1 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (8.53%) Retail
2 9 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (5.43%) Banking
4 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.88%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.88%) Legal
6 4 (3.10%) Automotive
7 3 (2.33%) Marketing
8 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.78%) Back Office
9 1 (0.78%) Billing
9 1 (0.78%) Electronics
9 1 (0.78%) German Language
9 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (27.13%) Project Manager
2 26 (20.16%) Analyst
3 16 (12.40%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.75%) Digital Analyst
4 10 (7.75%) Digital Business Analyst
5 8 (6.20%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (6.20%) Architect
5 8 (6.20%) Junior
6 7 (5.43%) Consultant
6 7 (5.43%) Public Sector Project Manager
6 7 (5.43%) Security Officer
7 6 (4.65%) Developer
7 6 (4.65%) Junior Project Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Project Planner
8 5 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Service Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Technical Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.53%) Web Services
2 5 (3.88%) .NET
2 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.33%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.33%) SAP ALE
4 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.55%) CSS
4 2 (1.55%) XML
5 1 (0.78%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.78%) BAPI
5 1 (0.78%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.78%) HTML
5 1 (0.78%) jQuery
5 1 (0.78%) LINQ
5 1 (0.78%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.78%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.78%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.78%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.65%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (2.33%) CESG
4 3 (2.33%) Handset
4 3 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.55%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.78%) PMI
6 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.88%) Unix
1 5 (3.88%) Windows
2 2 (1.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.11%) Project Management
2 24 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (12.40%) PRINCE2
4 15 (11.63%) Service Management
4 15 (11.63%) Waterfall
5 13 (10.08%) Programme Management
5 13 (10.08%) Risk Management
6 12 (9.30%) Information Security
7 11 (8.53%) Information Assurance
7 11 (8.53%) Project Planning
8 10 (7.75%) Migration
8 10 (7.75%) Open Source
9 9 (6.98%) Data Security
9 9 (6.98%) SAP Implementation
9 9 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 9 (6.98%) Service Design
10 8 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.43%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (5.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.43%) SQL
2 6 (4.65%) C#
3 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.55%) C
4 2 (1.55%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.78%) ABAP
5 1 (0.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (0.78%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (2.33%) Degree
3 3 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.55%) AAT
5 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.78%) CCAB
5 1 (0.78%) CISSP
5 1 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) PMO
2 6 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.10%) QA
4 3 (2.33%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.78%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 21 (16.28%) SAP
2 7 (5.43%) CheckPoint
2 7 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.88%) Oracle
4 3 (2.33%) ArcSight
4 3 (2.33%) Blue Coat
4 3 (2.33%) Cisco
4 3 (2.33%) F5
4 3 (2.33%) FireEye
4 3 (2.33%) GFI Software
4 3 (2.33%) Intel Security
4 3 (2.33%) Juniper
4 3 (2.33%) LogRhythm
4 3 (2.33%) Rapid7
4 3 (2.33%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.33%) Sourcefire
4 3 (2.33%) Symantec
4 3 (2.33%) TippingPoint
5 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.78%) JDA