The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 April 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
South East / M4 Corridor
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 9 2
Contract jobs citing Finance 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor - 8.33% 21.43%
As % of the General category - 13.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +73.68% +5.55%  

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 the M4 Corridor with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
M4 Corridor
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1 15 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor 100.00% 62.50% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Median daily rate - £230 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -43.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the M4 Corridor

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor 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 the M4 Corridor

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in the M4 Corridor.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in the M4 Corridor

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in the M4 Corridor.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in the M4 Corridor