Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 28 8
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 31 17 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 11.52% 4.29% 17.13%
As % of the General category 34.83% 17.00% 51.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 36
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £345 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.24% -15.79% +26.15%
10th Percentile £294 £144 £300
90th Percentile £440 £477 £481
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +15.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.95 £15.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +9.37% -51.56% +21.90%

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 89 100 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 33.09% 25.25% 33.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 69 68
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £350 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -11.67% +21.92%
10th Percentile £278 £225 £271
90th Percentile £463 £490 £491
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £11.18 £16.42 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.92% +32.91% -39.01%
10th Percentile £10.59 £11.33 £8.18
90th Percentile £11.76 £22.25 £15.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.50 £20.50 £25.66
% change year-on-year +39.02% -20.11% -14.47%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +7 12 £400 +14.53% 7
Tamworth -5 5 £340 -22.29% 1
Lichfield - 3 £430 - 1
Cannock - 2 £440 - 1
Stafford +2 1 - - 2
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 (19.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (19.35%) SAP CO
1 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
1 6 (19.35%) SAP
1 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
1 6 (19.35%) SAP FI
1 6 (19.35%) General Ledger
1 6 (19.35%) FMCG
1 6 (19.35%) Data Analytics
1 6 (19.35%) Analytics
1 6 (19.35%) GDPR
2 5 (16.13%) Project Governance
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
3 4 (12.90%) Legal
3 4 (12.90%) Use Case
3 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Logistics
4 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.68%) QA
4 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
4 3 (9.68%) Data Governance
4 3 (9.68%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) Ingenico
4 3 (9.68%) SDLC
4 3 (9.68%) Target Operating Model

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 (6.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) SAP CO
1 6 (19.35%) SAP FI
1 6 (19.35%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) DataStage
1 1 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
1 6 (19.35%) General Ledger
2 4 (12.90%) Legal
3 3 (9.68%) Billing
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Analyst
2 16 (51.61%) Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) SAP Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) SAP Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) SAP CO Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) SAP FI Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) SAP FI Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Junior
4 4 (12.90%) Software Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Web Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Web Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Software Development Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.23%) RESTful
4 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) FMCG
2 3 (9.68%) PMI
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (19.35%) Analytics
1 6 (19.35%) Data Analytics
1 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
2 5 (16.13%) Project Governance
3 4 (12.90%) Logistics
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
3 4 (12.90%) Use Case
3 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (9.68%) Data Governance
4 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.68%) SDLC
4 3 (9.68%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (6.45%) Data Flow Diagram
5 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C#
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
1 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) VB
2 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
1 3 (9.68%) PMP
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) GDPR
2 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.68%) PMO
2 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Ingenico
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Xamarin