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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 13 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.03% 16.25% 21.05%
As % of the General category 51.72% 44.83% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 10
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £39.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -20.00%
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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
29 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.32% 36.25% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 10
Average daily rate £425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £296 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £415 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £13.03 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 15 (32.61%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) HTML
3 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) DV Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
4 9 (19.57%) Web Services
5 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
5 7 (15.22%) Banking
5 7 (15.22%) MS Project
5 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
5 7 (15.22%) .NET
5 7 (15.22%) C#
5 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.04%) C++
6 6 (13.04%) Java
6 6 (13.04%) Windows
6 6 (13.04%) XML
6 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (13.04%) jQuery
6 6 (13.04%) Project Governance
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) WCF
7 5 (10.87%) XSLT
7 5 (10.87%) CSS
7 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
7 5 (10.87%) J2EE

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) Eucalyptus
2 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Project
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) LAN
1 2 (4.35%) WAN
1 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.70%) Maven
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) MSTest
2 1 (2.17%) NUnit
General
1 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
1 7 (15.22%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.70%) Electronics
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Retail Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Business Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) OBIEE Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Change Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) HTML
2 9 (19.57%) Web Services
3 7 (15.22%) .NET
4 6 (13.04%) XML
4 6 (13.04%) jQuery
5 5 (10.87%) CSS
5 5 (10.87%) J2EE
5 5 (10.87%) XSLT
5 5 (10.87%) WCF
6 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 4 (8.70%) Spring
6 4 (8.70%) XSD
6 4 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (8.70%) DHTML
6 4 (8.70%) Spring MVC
6 4 (8.70%) LINQ
7 3 (6.52%) Java EE
8 2 (4.35%) SOAP
9 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) DTV
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
1 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.04%) Project Governance
3 5 (10.87%) Migration
3 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 4 (8.70%) TDD
4 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) MVC
4 4 (8.70%) Validation
4 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (8.70%) BDD
5 3 (6.52%) Data Validation
5 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Operations Management
6 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.22%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) C++
4 6 (13.04%) Java
5 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.52%) C
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.52%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) APMP
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) Informatica
5 2 (4.35%) NetApp
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
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