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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 7 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 5 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.42% 4.21% 14.19%
As % of the General category 62.50% 26.67% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 15
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +54.54%

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
8 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.67% 15.79% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 19
Median daily rate £410 £421 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.67% -0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £353 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £443 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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 24 February 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 11 (36.67%) SQL
1 11 (36.67%) Data Protection
2 8 (26.67%) XML
3 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) SAP
4 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) Marketing
4 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Electronics
4 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) HTML
6 4 (13.33%) Java
6 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity

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 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.33%) OrientDB
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Ant
3 1 (3.33%) EasyMock
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Electronics
1 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (20.00%) Marketing
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) CSS3
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.33%) COM+
5 1 (3.33%) EJB
5 1 (3.33%) Ember.js
5 1 (3.33%) Java EE
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.33%) REST
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Wiki
3 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) CentOS
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Data Protection
2 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) C++
3 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (3.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) Sage
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com