The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 June 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -24 +3  
Contract jobs citing Finance 17 76 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.11% 17.19% 13.77%
As % of the General category 41.46% 69.72% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 47 35
Median daily rate £425 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +10.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £30.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.94% -23.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £20.50 £23.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £55.73 £53.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +32.89% -1.29%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 41 109 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 12.31% 24.66% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 62 46
Median daily rate £415 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £520 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.40% -27.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.32 £20.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £47.97 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Lancashire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Lancashire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Lancashire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Lancashire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn +4 7 £415 +38.33%
Preston -28 6 - - 1
Blackpool +3 1 £425 -5.55% 1
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 21 (39.62%) Retail
2 15 (28.30%) Manufacturing
2 15 (28.30%) Programme Management
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) DB2
5 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.09%) IBM
6 8 (15.09%) Oracle
6 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
6 8 (15.09%) Migration
6 8 (15.09%) Data Migration
7 7 (13.21%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.32%) JIRA
8 6 (11.32%) Java
8 6 (11.32%) SAP
8 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.43%) SAS
9 5 (9.43%) Windows
9 5 (9.43%) UML
9 5 (9.43%) OO
9 5 (9.43%) Web Services
9 5 (9.43%) ITIL
9 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.43%) Change Management
9 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
9 5 (9.43%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
10 4 (7.55%) Data Structures

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (9.43%) SAS
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle iSupplier
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) DB2
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.21%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.55%) MySQL
5 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.66%) TKPROF
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) JIRA
2 5 (9.43%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (7.55%) Rational Statemate
4 3 (5.66%) Toad
5 2 (3.77%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.89%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (39.62%) Retail
2 15 (28.30%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.55%) Avionics
4 3 (5.66%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.66%) General Ledger
4 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 3 (5.66%) Military
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Designer
6 4 (7.55%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) SAP Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Designer
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Customer Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Web Services
2 4 (7.55%) J2EE
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Camel
4 2 (3.77%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.89%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.89%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) SCORM
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Programme Management
2 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.09%) Data Migration
3 8 (15.09%) Migration
4 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
4 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.43%) Change Management
5 5 (9.43%) ITIL
5 5 (9.43%) OO
5 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.43%) UML
6 4 (7.55%) Data Flow Diagram
6 4 (7.55%) Data Management
6 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.55%) Use Case
7 3 (5.66%) HOOD
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) Ada
3 4 (7.55%) Perl
4 3 (5.66%) C
4 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) COBOL
5 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.89%) HND
3 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) MIL-STD-498
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.89%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) IBM
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 6 (11.32%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) DataFlux
4 2 (3.77%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe
5 1 (1.89%) Brocade
5 1 (1.89%) Capita
5 1 (1.89%) EMC
5 1 (1.89%) F5
5 1 (1.89%) Guidewire
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