Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 9 24
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -18
Contract jobs citing Finance 18 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.19% 11.72% 4.96%
As % of the General category 24.32% 35.71% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 20
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +10.27% -9.31%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £148
90th Percentile £475 £455 £476
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £9.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -8.57% +11.11% -47.50%

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 74 84 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 25.43% 32.81% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 71
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +8.93% -6.67%
10th Percentile £353 £256 £250
90th Percentile £456 £456 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £9.50 £11.18 £12.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.99% -8.21% -1.42%
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £30.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year -27.87% +58.44% -32.46%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -1 10 £390 +41.82% 7
Stoke-on-Trent -12 3 £450 +12.50% 12
Stafford 0 1 - - 1
Lichfield -10 1 £305 -29.07% 2
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 9 (50.00%) Retail
1 9 (50.00%) FMCG
2 8 (44.44%) Logistics
3 6 (33.33%) ERP
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 5 (27.78%) Legal
4 5 (27.78%) GDPR
5 4 (22.22%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (16.67%) e-Learning
6 3 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Matrix Management
6 3 (16.67%) Marketing
7 2 (11.11%) Dutch Language
7 2 (11.11%) UX Design
7 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
7 2 (11.11%) Proactive Management
7 2 (11.11%) User Experience
7 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (11.11%) SLA
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
7 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving

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:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) QlikView
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (27.78%) Legal
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Process Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Web Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) ERP Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) ERP Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Logistics Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Project Support Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) FMCG
2 3 (16.67%) e-Learning
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Logistics
2 6 (33.33%) ERP
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Coaching
5 3 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Proactive Management
6 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) UX Design
7 1 (5.56%) Active Listening
7 1 (5.56%) Data Privacy
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) GDPR
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle