The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 16 54 24
Rank change year-on-year +38 -30  
Contract jobs citing Finance 19 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 10.61% 2.98% 6.84%
As % of the General category 79.17% 54.17% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 8
Median daily rate £483 £483 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.10% +13.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £185 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £637 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +37.93% +22.53%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 24 24 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 13.41% 5.50% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 16
Median daily rate £420 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -32.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £110 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £521 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Shropshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Shropshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Shropshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Shropshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Telford +37 18 £483 -0.10% 2
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 12 (30.77%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle
3 10 (25.64%) XML
4 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) Change Management
4 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) Open Workbench
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
5 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
5 8 (20.51%) Coaching
6 7 (17.95%) MS Office
6 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
6 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.95%) QA
7 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (15.38%) Unix
7 6 (15.38%) Windows
7 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Line Management
8 5 (12.82%) PMO
8 5 (12.82%) Change Control
8 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
8 5 (12.82%) webMethods
8 5 (12.82%) SAP
8 5 (12.82%) WebLogic
8 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
9 4 (10.26%) NoSQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (12.82%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (7.69%) Documentum
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Open Workbench
2 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (7.69%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.56%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) HBase
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.56%) Essbase
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
1 2 (5.13%) Sahi
1 2 (5.13%) Selenium
1 2 (5.13%) WATIR
2 1 (2.56%) Ant
2 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) JUnit
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) Mockito
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.13%) Data Coordinator
6 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.13%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Digital Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) XML
2 3 (7.69%) EDIFACT
2 3 (7.69%) JSON
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.56%) Express
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) HTML5
4 1 (2.56%) MDX
4 1 (2.56%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) OAuth2
4 1 (2.56%) OpenID
4 1 (2.56%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Reinsurance
1 1 (2.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Unix
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (23.08%) Change Management
2 8 (20.51%) Coaching
2 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
2 8 (20.51%) Project Management
3 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Change Control
5 5 (12.82%) Line Management
5 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.26%) Open Source
6 4 (10.26%) Resource Management
6 4 (10.26%) SDLC
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) Workflow
7 3 (7.69%) BDD
7 3 (7.69%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Java
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) ABAP
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (10.26%) MAPM
3 3 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 5 (12.82%) PMO
3 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Grafana
1 1 (2.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (2.56%) Kibana
1 1 (2.56%) logstash
1 1 (2.56%) rkt
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) SAP
2 5 (12.82%) webMethods
3 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 3 (7.69%) Niku
3 3 (7.69%) Pega
4 1 (2.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.56%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.56%) BT
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk
4 1 (2.56%) TOWER Software