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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 10 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.77% 8.33% 20.28%
As % of the General category 50.00% 47.06% 64.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 17
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +66.66%

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
6 17 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.54% 17.71% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 22
Median daily rate £410 £438 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% -2.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £41.20 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 23 January 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Finance.

1 17 (47.22%) Data Protection
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) XML
4 10 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
6 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
6 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
7 6 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
7 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (16.67%) SAP
7 6 (16.67%) .NET
7 6 (16.67%) HTML
7 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 6 (16.67%) Electronics
7 6 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (16.67%) Marketing
8 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.89%) C#
8 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
9 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 4 (11.11%) Defect Management
9 4 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (11.11%) Linux

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 3 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.78%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.56%) JUnit
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Ant
3 1 (2.78%) EasyMock
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Electronics
2 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 6 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Commercial Director
7 2 (5.56%) DBA
7 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.56%) ADO.NET
5 2 (5.56%) COM+
5 2 (5.56%) CSS3
5 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) Web Services
5 2 (5.56%) WSDL
5 2 (5.56%) XML Schema
5 2 (5.56%) XSL
6 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.78%) Ember.js
6 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.78%) REST
6 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Wiki
3 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) CentOS
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Data Protection
2 10 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
4 6 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 4 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) C++
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) VB
5 2 (5.56%) VB6
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.78%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (2.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Sage
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) EMC
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft