Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 18 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 21 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.17% 7.42% 9.23%
As % of the General category 27.63% 29.69% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 20
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +18.06% -10.00%
10th Percentile £338 £378 £293
90th Percentile £438 £506 £489
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.21 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +8.07% -23.08% -4.88%

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 76 64 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 29.57% 25.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 46
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £310 £248 £263
90th Percentile £491 £475 £544
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 £29.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.14% +117.19% -49.61%
10th Percentile £12.78 £28.50 £11.57
90th Percentile £37.25 £29.50 £15.54
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.89 £24.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -22.91% +13.95% -25.06%

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 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 24 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 10 £388 -13.89% 7
Tamworth 0 2 £388 -8.82% 2
Leek - 1 £425 -
Stafford - 1 - - 3
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (28.57%) vCenter Server
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (28.57%) Dapper ORM
3 6 (28.57%) Angular 2
3 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (28.57%) WCF
3 6 (28.57%) WPF
3 6 (28.57%) SCCM
3 6 (28.57%) PaaS
3 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 6 (28.57%) WiX
3 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 6 (28.57%) IaaS
3 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) Web Services
3 6 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) MFC
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (28.57%) MSI
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V

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 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (28.57%) IaaS
2 6 (28.57%) PaaS
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MS Access
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MSI
1 6 (28.57%) WiX
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (28.57%) UI Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Change Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Change Manager
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Sales Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
1 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 6 (28.57%) Angular 2
1 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (28.57%) CSS
1 6 (28.57%) Dapper ORM
1 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
1 6 (28.57%) MFC
1 6 (28.57%) NHibernate
1 6 (28.57%) WCF
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
1 6 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) FMCG
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ERP
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Decision-Making
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (9.52%) Data Flow Diagram
3 2 (9.52%) Data Governance
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Logistics
3 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Use Case
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CIPD
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) GDPR
2 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCCM
1 6 (28.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Capita
5 1 (4.76%) RapidMiner