Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 23 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 25 8
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 29 21 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 11.24% 4.86% 18.87%
As % of the General category 34.12% 20.79% 52.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 40
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.27% -9.31% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £148 £290
90th Percentile £454 £476 £435
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% -48.33% +14.29%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 85 101 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 32.95% 23.38% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 71 72
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £259 £231 £251
90th Percentile £450 £550 £449
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Staffordshire median hourly rate £11.18 £12.18 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -1.42% -39.76%
10th Percentile £10.59 £12.09 £8.23
90th Percentile £11.76 £12.26 £16.22
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +90.63% -43.86% -9.52%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Staffordshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Staffordshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Staffordshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Staffordshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Stoke-on-Trent +6 10 £400 -8.57% 2
Lichfield - 3 £430 -
Tamworth -6 2 £275 -26.67%
Cannock - 2 £440 -
Stafford +4 1 - - 1
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 6 (20.69%) SAP FI
1 6 (20.69%) SAP
1 6 (20.69%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (20.69%) SAP CO
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
1 6 (20.69%) General Ledger
1 6 (20.69%) Data Analytics
1 6 (20.69%) Analytics
2 5 (17.24%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) Logistics
3 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC
4 3 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (10.34%) FMCG
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (10.34%) GDPR
4 3 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (10.34%) PMO
4 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (10.34%) Legal
4 3 (10.34%) WinForms

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (6.90%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) SAP CO
1 6 (20.69%) SAP FI
1 6 (20.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) DataStage
1 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
1 6 (20.69%) General Ledger
2 3 (10.34%) Billing
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Analyst
2 15 (51.72%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) SAP Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) SAP Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) SAP CO Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) SAP FI Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) SAP FI Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Software Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Change Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (10.34%) WinForms
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) FMCG
1 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Analytics
1 6 (20.69%) Data Analytics
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Logistics
2 4 (13.79%) MVC
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) SDLC
3 3 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.90%) BPMN
4 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
4 2 (6.90%) UML
4 2 (6.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) GDPR
1 3 (10.34%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) SAP
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Xamarin