Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 430 546 989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.75% 15.46% 26.01%
As % of the General category 46.79% 50.46% 64.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 360 602
Manchester median daily rate £422 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.82% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £263
90th Percentile £590 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Manchester median hourly rate £21.12 £12.74 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.78% -6.29% -24.47%
10th Percentile £16.52 £12.12 £12.66
90th Percentile £27.76 £13.74 £29.90
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -12.50% +31.06% +96.90%

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 919 1082 1522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.52% 30.64% 40.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 689 865
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £242 £263 £250
90th Percentile £609 £550 £550
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 29
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +66.67% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £41.13 £40.00 £39.00
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -12.00% -18.09% +34.63%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Bolton +8 22 £330 -20.00% 3
Altrincham +1 13 £388 +4.73% 2
Oldham +4 6 £625 +108.33%
Stockport -3 6 £475 +13.43% 5
Salford +5 5 £388 +10.71% 3
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
Finance
North West

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 96 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (20.70%) Banking
3 58 (13.49%) SQL
4 57 (13.26%) Java
5 56 (13.02%) SAP
6 55 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (12.33%) Project Management
8 51 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (10.70%) Microsoft
10 43 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 42 (9.77%) Programme Management
12 39 (9.07%) Oracle
13 38 (8.84%) ITIL
14 35 (8.14%) JavaScript
14 35 (8.14%) TDD
15 34 (7.91%) PRINCE2
16 33 (7.67%) JIRA
17 32 (7.44%) Telecoms
18 30 (6.98%) Manufacturing
18 30 (6.98%) Git (software)
19 29 (6.74%) Windows
19 29 (6.74%) HTML
19 29 (6.74%) .NET
19 29 (6.74%) CSS
20 28 (6.51%) Scrum
20 28 (6.51%) Degree
21 27 (6.28%) Marketing
21 27 (6.28%) SQL Server
21 27 (6.28%) Linux
22 26 (6.05%) Migration

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 16 (3.72%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.33%) SAS
3 9 (2.09%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.63%) CMS
4 7 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.93%) Commerce Server
6 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.93%) IIS
7 3 (0.70%) JBoss
8 2 (0.47%) Apache
8 2 (0.47%) Confluence
8 2 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.23%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.79%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.86%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.47%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.47%) Revit
7 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.79%) Unit4 Business World
2 10 (2.33%) SAP FI
3 9 (2.09%) SAP CO
3 9 (2.09%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (1.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.47%) HFM
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.47%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.47%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.23%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.23%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.40%) OpenShift
4 5 (1.16%) PaaS
5 4 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.93%) Office 365
6 3 (0.70%) SaaS
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.47%) Serverless
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.23%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.23%) IaaS
8 1 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.23%) Taleo
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.63%) SMS
2 6 (1.40%) Network Security
3 5 (1.16%) Internet
4 2 (0.47%) DNS
4 2 (0.47%) Firewall
4 2 (0.47%) HTTP
4 2 (0.47%) NAS
4 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) DHCP
5 1 (0.23%) Junos
5 1 (0.23%) MPLS
5 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.23%) SAN
5 1 (0.23%) Skype
5 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.12%) Big Data
3 19 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (3.72%) Hadoop
5 11 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.40%) OLAP
7 6 (1.40%) Power BI
7 6 (1.40%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.16%) GIS
8 5 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.93%) Essbase
9 4 (0.93%) QlikView
9 4 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (7.67%) JIRA
2 30 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.72%) TeamCity
4 13 (3.02%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.93%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.93%) Grunt
6 4 (0.93%) gulp
6 4 (0.93%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.70%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.70%) JUnit
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.70%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.47%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.47%) Subversion
8 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (20.70%) Banking
2 32 (7.44%) Telecoms
3 30 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 27 (6.28%) Marketing
5 24 (5.58%) Electronics
6 22 (5.12%) Retail
7 13 (3.02%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.79%) Local Government
9 11 (2.56%) Back Office
10 9 (2.09%) General Ledger
11 8 (1.86%) Law
11 8 (1.86%) Legal
12 6 (1.40%) Retail Banking
13 5 (1.16%) Retail Finance
14 4 (0.93%) Advertising
14 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.70%) Games
15 3 (0.70%) Interactive Media
16 2 (0.47%) Billing
16 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 89 (20.70%) Analyst
2 82 (19.07%) Developer
3 53 (12.33%) Project Manager
4 34 (7.91%) Business Analyst
5 33 (7.67%) Consultant
6 32 (7.44%) Architect
7 20 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 19 (4.42%) Programme Manager
9 16 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (3.72%) Senior Manager
10 15 (3.49%) IT Manager
10 15 (3.49%) Scala Developer
10 15 (3.49%) Test Analyst
11 13 (3.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (2.79%) SAP Analyst
12 12 (2.79%) Senior Project Manager
13 10 (2.33%) Data Analyst
13 10 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (2.33%) Security Architect
13 10 (2.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.74%) .NET
1 29 (6.74%) CSS
1 29 (6.74%) HTML
2 17 (3.95%) AngularJS
2 17 (3.95%) Node.js
3 15 (3.49%) HTML5
3 15 (3.49%) Web Services
4 13 (3.02%) Akka
4 13 (3.02%) CSS3
5 12 (2.79%) Middleware
5 12 (2.79%) SOAP
5 12 (2.79%) Spring
6 10 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 10 (2.33%) React
7 9 (2.09%) Angular 2
8 8 (1.86%) J2EE
8 8 (1.86%) REST
9 7 (1.63%) Hibernate
9 7 (1.63%) RESTful
9 7 (1.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.79%) Virtual Team
3 9 (2.09%) User Experience
4 8 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.40%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.93%) HACMP
7 4 (0.93%) Life Science
7 4 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.93%) PMI
8 3 (0.70%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.70%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.47%) Fintech
9 2 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.47%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Exalytics
9 2 (0.47%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.74%) Windows
2 27 (6.28%) Linux
3 14 (3.26%) Unix
4 11 (2.56%) AIX
5 8 (1.86%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.63%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.40%) Android
8 5 (1.16%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.93%) zOS
10 3 (0.70%) Solaris
11 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (12.33%) Project Management
4 51 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (9.77%) Programme Management
6 38 (8.84%) ITIL
7 35 (8.14%) TDD
8 34 (7.91%) PRINCE2
9 28 (6.51%) Scrum
10 26 (6.05%) Migration
10 26 (6.05%) Risk Management
11 24 (5.58%) Change Management
11 24 (5.58%) Digital Marketing
12 21 (4.88%) Business Analysis
12 21 (4.88%) Test Automation
13 20 (4.65%) ERP
13 20 (4.65%) Time Management
14 19 (4.42%) Data Analysis
14 19 (4.42%) DevOps
14 19 (4.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 58 (13.49%) SQL
2 57 (13.26%) Java
3 35 (8.14%) JavaScript
4 24 (5.58%) Python
5 20 (4.65%) C#
6 18 (4.19%) Shell Script
7 13 (3.02%) TypeScript
8 10 (2.33%) Clojure
9 8 (1.86%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.40%) C
11 4 (0.93%) VBA
12 3 (0.70%) Go
12 3 (0.70%) Groovy
12 3 (0.70%) PHP
12 3 (0.70%) R
12 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.47%) C++
13 2 (0.47%) XPath
14 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (6.51%) Degree
2 12 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.16%) CISM
5 5 (1.16%) CISSP
5 5 (1.16%) ISEB
6 4 (0.93%) CISA
6 4 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.70%) ACCA
7 3 (0.70%) CIMA
7 3 (0.70%) CRISC
7 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.47%) ECDL
8 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.23%) AAT
9 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.23%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.19%) PMO
2 8 (1.86%) GDPR
3 6 (1.40%) QA
4 5 (1.16%) IFRS
4 5 (1.16%) IFRS 9
5 4 (0.93%) COBIT
5 4 (0.93%) COSO
5 4 (0.93%) SLA
6 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) Basel II
7 1 (0.23%) GCP
7 1 (0.23%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (4.88%) Docker
2 16 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.40%) Puppet
2 5 (1.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 5 (1.16%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.93%) SCCM
4 3 (0.70%) Ansible
4 3 (0.70%) FlexNet
4 3 (0.70%) IBM BigFix
4 3 (0.70%) WSUS
5 2 (0.47%) Mesos
6 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.23%) Nessus
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.23%) PowerBroker
6 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (13.02%) SAP
2 46 (10.70%) Microsoft
3 39 (9.07%) Oracle
4 13 (3.02%) PeopleSoft
5 12 (2.79%) IBM
6 9 (2.09%) Tableau
7 8 (1.86%) Cognos
8 6 (1.40%) Google
8 6 (1.40%) HP
9 5 (1.16%) JD Edwards
9 5 (1.16%) VMware
10 4 (0.93%) AppDynamics
10 4 (0.93%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.93%) Sage
10 4 (0.93%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.93%) Sophos
10 4 (0.93%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.70%) Informatica
11 3 (0.70%) Snow
11 3 (0.70%) Splunk