Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 15 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 -20
Contract jobs citing Finance 24 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.30% 8.75% 4.75%
As % of the General category 29.63% 30.00% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 16
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £340 £355 £289
90th Percentile £475 £505 £477
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £17.70 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.62% +10.64% -30.43%

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 81 70 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 28.03% 29.17% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 53
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +10.71% -11.67%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £238
90th Percentile £497 £474 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 £20.09 £12.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.80% +64.99% -17.46%
10th Percentile £11.96 £12.38 £11.42
90th Percentile £30.30 £27.73 £15.22
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £30.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -45.90% +41.86% -21.82%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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
Tamworth +6 8 £390 -5.45% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -8 6 £450 +12.50% 12
Lichfield - 1 £305 - 1
Stafford - 1 - -
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 8 (33.33%) ERP
1 8 (33.33%) Retail
2 7 (29.17%) Legal
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) FMCG
3 6 (25.00%) Logistics
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (16.67%) SAP
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) Matrix Management
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (12.50%) GDPR
7 2 (8.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 2 (8.33%) Angular 2
7 2 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (8.33%) Dapper ORM
7 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
7 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) AngularJS

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 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MS Access
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Power BI
3 1 (4.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSI
1 2 (8.33%) WiX
General
1 8 (33.33%) Retail
2 7 (29.17%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Dutch Language
4 1 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Change Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Change Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Manager
5 2 (8.33%) UI Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.17%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.33%) Angular 2
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) Dapper ORM
2 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) MFC
2 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
2 2 (8.33%) WCF
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) WPF
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) FMCG
2 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ERP
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Logistics
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) Decision-Making
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) UX Design
7 1 (4.17%) Coaching
7 1 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (4.17%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (4.17%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (4.17%) Data Privacy
7 1 (4.17%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CIPD
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) GDPR
2 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) RapidMiner