Period
to 22 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 14 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.64% 8.57% 7.73%
As % of the General category 20.00% 27.59% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 16
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -5.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £163 £338 £375
90th Percentile £530 £475 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £426 £400
% change year-on-year -0.23% +6.50% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £18.52 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.00 £18.52 £15.00
% change year-on-year -46.00% +23.47% -1.64%

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 55 87 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 28.21% 31.07% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 48 67
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.82% +3.67% +7.07%
10th Percentile £153 £262 £275
90th Percentile £482 £497 £468
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £18.52 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.91% -15.82% +91.30%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.89 £18.62
90th Percentile £37.50 £28.73 £28.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +10.77% -26.14% +46.67%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 3 £475 +5.56% 10
Lichfield -2 3 £175 -42.62% 1
Stafford +3 2 - - 3
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Power BI
2 2 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (18.18%) Power Platform
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) PowerApps
3 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Measurement
3 1 (9.09%) Revenue Recognition
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Italian Language
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3

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 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (9.09%) Primavera
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (18.18%) Power Platform
2 1 (9.09%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Power BI
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Italian Language
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Buyer
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Power BI Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Controller
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Measurement
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Process Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Release Management
2 1 (9.09%) Revenue Recognition
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) BMC
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) SAP