The first 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cheltenham region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Finance 18 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.36% 14.12% 7.69%
As % of the General category 40.91% 80.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
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£350 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.19% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.70 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -10.96%
General Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
44 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 40.00% 17.65% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 12
Average daily rate £300 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £310 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £40.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.15
% change year-on-year
- -13.95%
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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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014, 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 (34.38%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) Marketing
4 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.88%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) ETL
6 6 (18.75%) SQL
6 6 (18.75%) Analytics
7 5 (15.63%) Digital Media
7 5 (15.63%) Informatica
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 4 (12.50%) SEO
8 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 4 (12.50%) WebTrends
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.50%) Linux
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (12.50%) Google Analytics
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (12.50%) Google
8 4 (12.50%) Pay per click
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.50%) CMS
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
9 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 (12.50%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (12.50%) Google Analytics
2 4 (12.50%) WebTrends
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) OLAP
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Maven
General
1 9 (28.13%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Electronics
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) PPC Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) PPC Manager
3 4 (12.50%) PPC Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) PPC Executive
4 3 (9.38%) SAS Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Business Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) J2EE
1 3 (9.38%) SOAP
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
1 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
1 3 (9.38%) Spring
1 3 (9.38%) Java EE
1 3 (9.38%) jQuery
1 3 (9.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Digital Media
2 3 (9.38%) DTV
3 2 (6.25%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.13%) FMCG
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Economics
4 1 (3.13%) IPTV
4 1 (3.13%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (21.88%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (18.75%) Analytics
3 6 (18.75%) ETL
4 4 (12.50%) Pay per click
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) SEO
4 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 3 (9.38%) Kanban
5 3 (9.38%) Data Transformation
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Informatica
3 4 (12.50%) Google
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Business Objects
4 3 (9.38%) SAP
5 2 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Compaq
6 1 (3.13%) Sybase
6 1 (3.13%) JBoss
6 1 (3.13%) Unisys
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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