The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 13 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 37 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.36% 6.65% 10.16%
As % of the General category 43.02% 32.05% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 25
Median daily rate £438 £416 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.10% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £294 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £549 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Finance
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
86 78 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.09% 20.74% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 47
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Median hourly rate £29.75 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £32.50 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Cambridge region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Cambridge region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Finance.

1 15 (23.81%) Project Management
1 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.05%) Degree
3 10 (15.87%) Legal
3 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 10 (15.87%) ITIL
3 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.29%) Windows
4 9 (14.29%) .NET
4 9 (14.29%) SQL
4 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 8 (12.70%) Linux
5 8 (12.70%) SAP
6 7 (11.11%) C#
6 7 (11.11%) MS Office
6 7 (11.11%) SLA
6 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.11%) JIRA
7 6 (9.52%) QMS
7 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (9.52%) HP
7 6 (9.52%) GxP
7 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
7 6 (9.52%) ERP
7 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 6 (9.52%) Service Management
7 6 (9.52%) Quality Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (6.35%) MS Project Server
2 3 (4.76%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.59%) Node.js
4 1 (1.59%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
2 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.94%) MS Project
4 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (4.76%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.17%) BASE24
2 2 (3.17%) SAP CRM
2 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) IaaS
2 4 (6.35%) SaaS
3 2 (3.17%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) FTP
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) SSL
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
2 2 (3.17%) Wireless
3 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.76%) MySQL
1 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.59%) QlikView
2 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.59%) JUnit
3 1 (1.59%) Maven
3 1 (1.59%) NUnit
3 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (15.87%) Legal
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.35%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.59%) Publishing
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Developer
2 8 (12.70%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Technologist
4 5 (7.94%) Administrator
4 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.35%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.76%) ASP Developer
6 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior ASP Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.94%) HTML
4 4 (6.35%) Web Services
5 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.76%) CSS
5 3 (4.76%) WCF
5 3 (4.76%) WPF
6 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.17%) CSS3
6 2 (3.17%) HTML5
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
6 2 (3.17%) RESTful
6 2 (3.17%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.59%) JSON
7 1 (1.59%) JSP
7 1 (1.59%) OpenMP
7 1 (1.59%) SOAP
7 1 (1.59%) Spring
7 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Biology
3 4 (6.35%) Life Science
4 3 (4.76%) CCTV
4 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.17%) BYOD
5 2 (3.17%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.17%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Equities
6 1 (1.59%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.17%) Solaris
5 2 (3.17%) Unix
6 1 (1.59%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (23.81%) Project Management
2 10 (15.87%) ITIL
3 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (9.52%) ERP
5 6 (9.52%) QMS
5 6 (9.52%) Quality Management
5 6 (9.52%) Service Management
5 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.94%) Migration
6 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.94%) Scrum
6 5 (7.94%) Time Management
7 4 (6.35%) Bioinformatics
7 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) C#
3 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.35%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) Java
5 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.17%) X++
7 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) Delphi
7 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.59%) SOQL
7 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) APMP
3 2 (3.17%) ACCA
3 2 (3.17%) CIMA
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) MCP
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
2 6 (9.52%) GxP
3 2 (3.17%) COBIT
3 2 (3.17%) GAAP
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.76%) Docker
1 3 (4.76%) GPFS
1 3 (4.76%) NFS
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) iptables
2 2 (3.17%) Postfix
2 2 (3.17%) Sendmail
2 2 (3.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Nagios
1 5 (7.94%) Puppet
2 3 (4.76%) Ganglia
3 2 (3.17%) Cobbler
3 2 (3.17%) Control-M
3 2 (3.17%) OSSEC
4 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) SAP
3 6 (9.52%) HP
3 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.94%) Remedy
4 5 (7.94%) WorldPay
5 4 (6.35%) Citrix
6 3 (4.76%) BMC
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 3 (4.76%) DevExpress
6 3 (4.76%) IBM
6 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.76%) VMware
7 2 (3.17%) EMC
7 2 (3.17%) JD Edwards
7 2 (3.17%) LogRhythm
7 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.17%) Splunk
7 2 (3.17%) TippingPoint