Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 7 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 57 84 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 11.61% 14.17% 19.92%
As % of the General category 41.61% 53.16% 62.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 72
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £388 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -8.28% +12.67%
10th Percentile £279 £300 £246
90th Percentile £500 £555 £538
North West median daily rate £425 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - £22.85 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +128.45% +16.62%
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 Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 137 158 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 27.90% 26.64% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 104 115
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £373 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -6.88% +10.04%
10th Percentile £221 £185 £208
90th Percentile £524 £513 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £418
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% +86.85% -54.72%
10th Percentile £11.23 £12.48 £11.00
90th Percentile £20.18 £33.36 £16.75
North West median hourly rate £22.67 £25.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -9.31% -18.09% +52.60%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 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
Liverpool 0 48 £450 +14.29% 9
Southport -1 2 £263 -32.26%
Wirral +5 1 £375 - 1
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Finance.

1 17 (29.82%) Banking
2 11 (19.30%) SQL
3 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Wealth Management
5 8 (14.04%) REST
5 8 (14.04%) Project Management
5 8 (14.04%) ITIL
5 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.28%) Web Services
6 7 (12.28%) GDPR
7 6 (10.53%) Data Privacy
7 6 (10.53%) JSON
7 6 (10.53%) Migration
7 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.77%) JSF
8 5 (8.77%) Validation
8 5 (8.77%) Web Design
8 5 (8.77%) CSS
8 5 (8.77%) JSP
8 5 (8.77%) Servlets
8 5 (8.77%) HTML
8 5 (8.77%) Java
8 5 (8.77%) Java EE
8 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.77%) Android
8 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
8 5 (8.77%) Adaptive Web Design
9 4 (7.02%) User Experience

Finance
Co-occurring 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 3 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.75%) Maximo
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.75%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.75%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) IaaS
1 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) PSTN
1 2 (3.51%) VoIP
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
2 1 (1.75%) SAN
2 1 (1.75%) SMS
2 1 (1.75%) VPN
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) MSTest
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 17 (29.82%) Banking
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Digital Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Data Protection Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Finance Business Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Report Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Designer
7 3 (5.26%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Lead Designer
7 3 (5.26%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) REST
2 7 (12.28%) Web Services
3 6 (10.53%) JSON
4 5 (8.77%) CSS
4 5 (8.77%) HTML
4 5 (8.77%) Java EE
4 5 (8.77%) JSF
4 5 (8.77%) JSP
4 5 (8.77%) Servlets
5 3 (5.26%) SOAP
6 2 (3.51%) .NET
6 2 (3.51%) Middleware
7 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.02%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Life Science
4 2 (3.51%) Social Media
5 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Android
1 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (14.04%) ITIL
2 8 (14.04%) Project Management
2 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (14.04%) Wealth Management
3 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
3 6 (10.53%) Data Privacy
3 6 (10.53%) Migration
4 5 (8.77%) Adaptive Web Design
4 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
4 5 (8.77%) Validation
4 5 (8.77%) Web Design
5 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.02%) Service Management
6 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) Change Management
6 3 (5.26%) Defect Management
6 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) Java
3 2 (3.51%) C#
3 2 (3.51%) PHP
3 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) CCNP
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) GDPR
2 3 (5.26%) MiFID
3 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.75%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.75%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (3.51%) HP
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) Cognos
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) IFS
5 1 (1.75%) Sage
5 1 (1.75%) TSYS