Period
to 20 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 20 April 2019 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 > Manchester
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 11 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 328 356 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.39% 11.88% 16.89%
As % of the General category 43.16% 41.78% 52.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 244 285
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £283
90th Percentile £581 £625 £588
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £15.86 -
North West median hourly rate £28.88 £15.93 £42.50
% change year-on-year +81.31% -62.52% -1.16%

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 760 852 911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 26.40% 28.44% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 518 522
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £243 £211
90th Percentile £575 £600 £588
North West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 38 22
Manchester median hourly rate £22.36 £17.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.27% +16.20% -9.09%
10th Percentile £11.92 £12.93 £11.33
90th Percentile £41.23 £33.68 £34.15
North West median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year +34.15% -23.59% -18.70%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Manchester

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Manchester

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Manchester

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Manchester

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +19 16 £430 - 5
Bolton +2 13 £450 +20.00% 2
Altrincham -1 7 £375 -3.85% 6
Cheadle 0 4 £400 -3.03% 2
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 84 (25.61%) Banking
2 61 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (16.46%) SQL
4 49 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (14.02%) Microsoft
6 37 (11.28%) Project Management
7 36 (10.98%) Windows
8 34 (10.37%) .NET
9 32 (9.76%) C#
9 32 (9.76%) JavaScript
10 31 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (8.23%) ITIL
13 25 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (7.32%) ASP.NET
14 24 (7.32%) SQL Server
14 24 (7.32%) Migration
15 23 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
16 22 (6.71%) Oracle
16 22 (6.71%) HTML
16 22 (6.71%) Java
16 22 (6.71%) CSS
16 22 (6.71%) User Experience
16 22 (6.71%) Analytics
17 21 (6.40%) DevOps
17 21 (6.40%) SharePoint
17 21 (6.40%) Retail
17 21 (6.40%) Web Development
18 20 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 21 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.35%) Confluence
3 9 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.52%) SAS
5 4 (1.22%) WordPress
6 2 (0.61%) Apache
6 2 (0.61%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.30%) JBoss
7 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.83%) Eikon
2 6 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.22%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.61%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.30%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.30%) HFM
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.96%) Office 365
4 12 (3.66%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (1.22%) SaaS
5 4 (1.22%) Serverless
6 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.91%) PaaS
7 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.61%) GitHub
7 2 (0.61%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.30%) Boomi
8 1 (0.30%) IaaS
8 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.05%) Firewall
2 8 (2.44%) Network Security
3 3 (0.91%) LAN
3 3 (0.91%) WAN
4 2 (0.61%) DHCP
4 2 (0.61%) DNS
4 2 (0.61%) VPN
5 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.30%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.30%) MPLS
5 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.30%) SAN
5 1 (0.30%) Skype
5 1 (0.30%) SMS
5 1 (0.30%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.27%) Power BI
5 13 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.74%) PerformancePoint
7 9 (2.74%) Star Schema
8 7 (2.13%) DB2
9 5 (1.52%) MySQL
9 5 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.91%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.61%) QlikView
12 1 (0.30%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (4.27%) JIRA
2 10 (3.05%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.91%) Appium
4 3 (0.91%) Gradle
4 3 (0.91%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.91%) Maven
4 3 (0.91%) Selenium
4 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.61%) JUnit
5 2 (0.61%) TestNG
6 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.30%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.30%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (25.61%) Banking
2 21 (6.40%) Retail
3 19 (5.79%) Legal
4 11 (3.35%) Law
5 10 (3.05%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.74%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.83%) Front Office
8 6 (1.83%) Games
8 6 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.52%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.52%) Marketing
10 4 (1.22%) Mandarin Language
10 4 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.91%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.61%) Advertising
12 2 (0.61%) Electronics
13 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (23.48%) Developer
2 44 (13.41%) Analyst
3 40 (12.20%) Project Manager
4 32 (9.76%) Architect
5 22 (6.71%) Consultant
6 17 (5.18%) Business Analyst
7 15 (4.57%) SQL Developer
8 14 (4.27%) .NET Developer
9 13 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (3.35%) Security Engineer
12 9 (2.74%) Designer
13 8 (2.44%) Design Engineer
13 8 (2.44%) Senior Manager
14 7 (2.13%) Delivery Manager
14 7 (2.13%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (2.13%) PHP Developer
14 7 (2.13%) Programme Manager
15 6 (1.83%) DevOps Engineer
15 6 (1.83%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.37%) .NET
2 24 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 22 (6.71%) CSS
3 22 (6.71%) HTML
4 12 (3.66%) .NET Framework
4 12 (3.66%) AngularJS
5 10 (3.05%) MDX
5 10 (3.05%) REST
6 9 (2.74%) HTML5
7 8 (2.44%) Web Services
8 7 (2.13%) React
9 6 (1.83%) Node.js
9 6 (1.83%) Spring
10 5 (1.52%) .NET Core
10 5 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.22%) Middleware
11 4 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (0.91%) Spring Boot
12 3 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.71%) User Experience
3 17 (5.18%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.74%) Fintech
5 6 (1.83%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.83%) Fixed Income
5 6 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.83%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.52%) Cyberattack
6 5 (1.52%) Equities
6 5 (1.52%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.22%) Clustering
7 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.91%) IVR
9 2 (0.61%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.61%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.98%) Windows
2 17 (5.18%) Unix
3 13 (3.96%) Linux
3 13 (3.96%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.44%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.52%) Android
6 5 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) MVS
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Solaris
9 1 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (11.28%) Project Management
4 31 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (8.23%) ITIL
7 24 (7.32%) Migration
8 22 (6.71%) Analytics
9 21 (6.40%) DevOps
9 21 (6.40%) Web Development
10 19 (5.79%) Resource Management
11 18 (5.49%) CRM
11 18 (5.49%) E-Commerce
11 18 (5.49%) MVC
11 18 (5.49%) Scrum
12 17 (5.18%) Business Analysis
12 17 (5.18%) Information Security
13 14 (4.27%) BDD
13 14 (4.27%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (4.27%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.46%) SQL
2 32 (9.76%) C#
2 32 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 22 (6.71%) Java
4 15 (4.57%) VBA
5 7 (2.13%) PHP
5 7 (2.13%) Python
6 5 (1.52%) Apple Swift
6 5 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.91%) Kotlin
9 2 (0.61%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.61%) ES6
9 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.61%) R
9 2 (0.61%) Ruby
9 2 (0.61%) VB
10 1 (0.30%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (4.57%) Degree
2 6 (1.83%) CISSP
3 5 (1.52%) CISM
4 4 (1.22%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.91%) PhD
5 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.61%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.61%) CISA
6 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.61%) MCSE
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.30%) APMP
7 1 (0.30%) CIMA
7 1 (0.30%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.96%) PMO
2 5 (1.52%) COBIT
2 5 (1.52%) IFRS
3 4 (1.22%) GDPR
3 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.91%) COSO
4 3 (0.91%) EMIR
4 3 (0.91%) QA
5 2 (0.61%) MiFID
5 2 (0.61%) PSD2
5 2 (0.61%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.30%) Basel III
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.30%) FATCA
6 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.96%) Docker
3 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.30%) RACF
4 1 (0.30%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.30%) vCloud
4 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.30%) XenApp
4 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.13%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.83%) Puppet
3 6 (1.83%) Terraform
4 5 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (1.52%) SCCM
5 3 (0.91%) Ansible
6 2 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.30%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.30%) PowerBroker
7 1 (0.30%) QRadar
7 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.71%) Oracle
3 10 (3.05%) SAP
4 9 (2.74%) CheckPoint
5 7 (2.13%) Reuters
6 6 (1.83%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.83%) Bloomberg
6 6 (1.83%) FactSet
7 5 (1.52%) Sophos
8 4 (1.22%) Adobe
8 4 (1.22%) Capita
8 4 (1.22%) Citrix
8 4 (1.22%) IBM
8 4 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.22%) Speakerbus
8 4 (1.22%) Tableau
8 4 (1.22%) Wallstreet Suite
9 3 (0.91%) Cisco
9 3 (0.91%) NetApp
9 3 (0.91%) VMware