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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 20 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.24% 11.49% 11.76%
As % of the General category 46.51% 76.92% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
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£355 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
43 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 37.07% 14.94% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 14
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 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 - £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Finance
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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 25 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 25 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 (35.48%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) Marketing
2 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 5 (16.13%) ETL
6 5 (16.13%) Informatica
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) Digital Media
6 5 (16.13%) Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (12.90%) Google Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) Pay per click
7 4 (12.90%) Google
7 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
7 4 (12.90%) SEO
7 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
7 4 (12.90%) CMS
7 4 (12.90%) WebTrends
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (12.90%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.68%) Java
8 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (12.90%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (12.90%) Google Analytics
2 4 (12.90%) WebTrends
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.23%) OLTP
4 1 (3.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Maven
General
1 9 (29.03%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.68%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) PPC Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) PPC Manager
3 4 (12.90%) PPC Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) PPC Executive
4 3 (9.68%) SAS Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Informatica Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) J2EE
1 3 (9.68%) SOAP
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
1 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
1 3 (9.68%) Spring
1 3 (9.68%) Java EE
1 3 (9.68%) jQuery
1 3 (9.68%) RESTful
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Digital Media
2 3 (9.68%) DTV
3 2 (6.45%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.23%) FMCG
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Economics
4 1 (3.23%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (16.13%) Analytics
3 5 (16.13%) ETL
4 4 (12.90%) SEO
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Pay per click
5 3 (9.68%) Data Transformation
5 3 (9.68%) Kanban
5 3 (9.68%) Data Validation
5 3 (9.68%) Validation
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Informatica
3 4 (12.90%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) Business Objects
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase
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