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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 19 22 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 17 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.05% 5.61% 15.93%
As % of the General category 55.32% 37.78% 50.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 26
Average daily rate £425 £331 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £186 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £394 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +4.76%
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
47 45 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.74% 14.85% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 42
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £180 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £476 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 14 (19.18%) Oracle
1 14 (19.18%) SAP
2 13 (17.81%) Linux
2 13 (17.81%) SQL
2 13 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) Degree
3 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
4 10 (13.70%) Biology
4 10 (13.70%) Bioinformatics
4 10 (13.70%) Project Management
5 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.33%) Retail
5 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.33%) Life Science
5 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
6 8 (10.96%) HTML
6 8 (10.96%) Windows
6 8 (10.96%) CSS
7 7 (9.59%) ITIL
7 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.59%) Perl
7 7 (9.59%) Python
7 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (9.59%) Service Management
7 7 (9.59%) Red Hat
7 7 (9.59%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.59%) Time Management
7 7 (9.59%) WorldPay

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.11%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) Moodle
3 1 (1.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Office
1 4 (5.48%) MS Project
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.11%) SAP BPC
2 3 (4.11%) SAP CO
2 3 (4.11%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.37%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (1.37%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.37%) TrackWise
3 1 (1.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) FTP
2 1 (1.37%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.22%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (4.11%) SAP BW
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.37%) MySQL
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.37%) QlikView
7 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) JIRA
2 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.11%) IntelliJ
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) JUnit
4 1 (1.37%) Maven
General
1 9 (12.33%) Retail
2 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Electronics
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Developer
2 10 (13.70%) Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.59%) Administrator
4 7 (9.59%) Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.11%) ASP Developer
8 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Business Change Manager
8 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Change Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Programmer
8 3 (4.11%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) CSS
1 8 (10.96%) HTML
2 6 (8.22%) .NET
3 4 (5.48%) HTML5
3 4 (5.48%) Middleware
4 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.11%) CSS3
4 3 (4.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (4.11%) SAP PI
4 3 (4.11%) WCF
4 3 (4.11%) WPF
5 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.74%) jQuery
5 2 (2.74%) JSON
5 2 (2.74%) MDX
5 2 (2.74%) Web Services
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.37%) mod_perl
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.70%) Biology
3 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
3 9 (12.33%) Life Science
4 4 (5.48%) Social Media
5 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.11%) CCTV
5 3 (4.11%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.11%) SCADA
5 3 (4.11%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.74%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.74%) User Experience
7 1 (1.37%) BYOD
7 1 (1.37%) Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.37%) iPad
7 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Linux
2 8 (10.96%) Windows
3 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (13.70%) Bioinformatics
2 10 (13.70%) Project Management
3 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.59%) ITIL
4 7 (9.59%) Service Management
4 7 (9.59%) Time Management
5 6 (8.22%) CRM
5 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.22%) SOA
6 5 (6.85%) Scrum
6 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.48%) BDD
7 4 (5.48%) Coaching
7 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.59%) Perl
2 7 (9.59%) Python
2 7 (9.59%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.85%) Java
4 4 (5.48%) C#
5 3 (4.11%) Ruby
5 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.74%) PHP
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) C++
7 1 (1.37%) Delphi
7 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) APMP
2 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.37%) ACCA
3 1 (1.37%) CIMA
3 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.37%) GAAP
3 1 (1.37%) GMP
3 1 (1.37%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Docker
1 6 (8.22%) GPFS
1 6 (8.22%) NFS
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Ganglia
1 6 (8.22%) Nagios
1 6 (8.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Oracle
1 14 (19.18%) SAP
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.59%) Red Hat
3 7 (9.59%) WorldPay
4 6 (8.22%) IBM
5 4 (5.48%) Citrix
6 3 (4.11%) Adobe
6 3 (4.11%) BMC
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco
6 3 (4.11%) DevExpress
6 3 (4.11%) FatWire
6 3 (4.11%) Guidewire
6 3 (4.11%) HP
6 3 (4.11%) hybris
6 3 (4.11%) MuleSoft
6 3 (4.11%) Pega
6 3 (4.11%) Remedy
6 3 (4.11%) Sitecore
6 3 (4.11%) VMware
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