The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
North West / Merseyside
Rank 17 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 22 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.90% 15.68% 10.96%
As % of the General category 40.00% 60.92% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 17
Median daily rate £393 £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +35.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £303 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.57% +18.57%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 55 87 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 17.24% 25.74% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 52 40
Median daily rate £410 £399 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.82% +13.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £293 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.33% +32.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Merseyside

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Merseyside

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Merseyside

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Liverpool -11 18 £430 +7.50% 6
Wirral +2 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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

1 16 (27.59%) Project Management
2 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (20.69%) Oracle
4 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.52%) XML
6 8 (13.79%) SAP
6 8 (13.79%) CSS
6 8 (13.79%) HTML
6 8 (13.79%) Java
6 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
7 7 (12.07%) Migration
7 7 (12.07%) CRM
7 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.07%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (10.34%) Spring
8 6 (10.34%) MiFID
8 6 (10.34%) CSS3
8 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
8 6 (10.34%) MVC
9 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.62%) Validation
9 5 (8.62%) Banking
9 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
9 5 (8.62%) SOAP
9 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.62%) EJB
9 5 (8.62%) Eclipse

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (8.62%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Project
3 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.17%) SAP FI
2 3 (5.17%) SAP HR
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.72%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) Skype
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (6.90%) DB2
4 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.45%) MS Access
4 2 (3.45%) RavenDB
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
5 1 (1.72%) OLAP
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.72%) QlikView
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.90%) JUnit
3 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.17%) LSMW
3 3 (5.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.62%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Front Office
3 1 (1.72%) International Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Project Manager
4 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 4 (6.90%) Finance Business Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Banking Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) CRM Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Project Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) XML
2 8 (13.79%) CSS
2 8 (13.79%) HTML
3 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.34%) CSS3
4 6 (10.34%) Spring
5 5 (8.62%) EJB
5 5 (8.62%) EJB 3.0
5 5 (8.62%) HTML5
5 5 (8.62%) jQuery
5 5 (8.62%) SOAP
6 3 (5.17%) .NET
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.17%) BAPI
6 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.17%) Spring Security
6 3 (5.17%) Web Services
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (5.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.45%) Derivative
3 2 (3.45%) Equities
3 2 (3.45%) Fintech
3 2 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.72%) iPhone
4 1 (1.72%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Unix
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Project Management
2 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.07%) CRM
3 7 (12.07%) Migration
4 6 (10.34%) MVC
4 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 5 (8.62%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.62%) Process Improvement
5 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.62%) Supplier Management
5 5 (8.62%) Validation
6 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) ITIL
6 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.90%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) Java
2 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.90%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) Scala
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) APMP
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.72%) CISM
3 1 (1.72%) CISSP
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) MiFID
2 2 (3.45%) GDPR
2 2 (3.45%) PMO
3 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.79%) SAP
4 4 (6.90%) Teradata
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco
5 1 (1.72%) EMC
5 1 (1.72%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.72%) Sybase
5 1 (1.72%) Veritas
Liverpool, Merseyside
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