The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 17 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.72% 14.29% 16.05%
As % of the General category 34.62% 37.21% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
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£425 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £295 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £444 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

General Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
26 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.40% 38.39% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 6
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £145 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £389 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% -19.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) C++
3 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Banking
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (16.67%) XML
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.67%) VB
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) IIS
5 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (16.67%) VB6
5 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) MS Access
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) MSTest
3 1 (4.17%) FinalBuilder
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) VB Developer
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 4 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.50%) COM+
5 3 (12.50%) CSS
5 3 (12.50%) XSL
5 3 (12.50%) WSDL
5 3 (12.50%) XML Schema
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET
6 2 (8.33%) Swing
6 2 (8.33%) WCF
6 2 (8.33%) Middleware
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) J2EE
7 1 (4.17%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Project Management
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) People Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Validation
5 1 (4.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) C++
3 5 (20.83%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.67%) VB
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) VB6
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.17%) VC++
6 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) PMP
3 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
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