The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 136 245 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.09% 22.98% 21.02%
As % of the General category 52.92% 57.24% 58.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 174 110
Median daily rate £425 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.78 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +28.86%
Finance
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
257 428 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.18% 40.15% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 260 164
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 26
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Cheshire region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Cheshire region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -1 39 £425 +10.38% 6
Knutsford 0 25 £425 +6.25% 2
Macclesfield +5 11 £500 +31.57% 2
Warrington -5 10 £390 -25.00% 3
Crewe +11 4 £375 - 2
Northwich -1 2 £320 - 1
Alderley Edge +9 1 - -
Wilmslow -8 1 £550 +57.14% 3
Widnes - 1 £350 - 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 124 (32.55%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (30.45%) Banking
3 83 (21.78%) Java
4 75 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (15.75%) Oracle
6 57 (14.96%) Project Management
7 45 (11.81%) SQL
8 43 (11.29%) XML
9 39 (10.24%) Waterfall
10 37 (9.71%) Software Engineering
11 36 (9.45%) TDD
11 36 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (9.19%) J2EE
13 34 (8.92%) Degree
14 33 (8.66%) Spring
15 32 (8.40%) Business Analysis
15 32 (8.40%) Scrum
15 32 (8.40%) Windows
16 31 (8.14%) MS Excel
16 31 (8.14%) Pharmaceutical
17 30 (7.87%) JDBC
17 30 (7.87%) Web Services
17 30 (7.87%) Microsoft
18 29 (7.61%) Integration Testing
19 28 (7.35%) ITIL
20 27 (7.09%) SOAP
20 27 (7.09%) IBM
20 27 (7.09%) Risk Management
20 27 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
20 27 (7.09%) Kanban

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 22 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 14 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (2.62%) JBoss
5 6 (1.57%) IIS
5 6 (1.57%) SAS
6 4 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.79%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (0.52%) Apache
8 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.26%) CICS
9 1 (0.26%) CMS
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.41%) MS Project
3 12 (3.15%) MS Office
4 11 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.79%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.52%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.26%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.26%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (0.79%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) Office 365
3 2 (0.52%) SaaS
3 2 (0.52%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.99%) Firewall
2 13 (3.41%) Internet
2 13 (3.41%) Network Security
3 7 (1.84%) WAN
4 6 (1.57%) HTTP
5 5 (1.31%) LAN
6 4 (1.05%) SAN
7 3 (0.79%) 2G
7 3 (0.79%) 3G
7 3 (0.79%) 4G
7 3 (0.79%) GSM
7 3 (0.79%) Intranet
7 3 (0.79%) LTE
7 3 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.79%) SSL
7 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.79%) UMTS
8 2 (0.52%) PCoIP
8 2 (0.52%) Skype
8 2 (0.52%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.72%) Oracle Database
2 17 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.62%) Amazon Redshift
5 9 (2.36%) MySQL
6 8 (2.10%) Data Mart
6 8 (2.10%) Star Schema
7 7 (1.84%) Essbase
7 7 (1.84%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (1.84%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.57%) OLAP
8 6 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.31%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.31%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.79%) DB2
11 3 (0.79%) GIS
11 3 (0.79%) Informix
Development Applications
1 25 (6.56%) Jenkins
2 20 (5.25%) JIRA
3 17 (4.46%) Talend Open Studio
4 15 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.67%) Subversion
6 13 (3.41%) Selenium
7 11 (2.89%) Git (software)
8 9 (2.36%) JUnit
8 9 (2.36%) SpecFlow
8 9 (2.36%) TestComplete
9 8 (2.10%) ERwin
10 5 (1.31%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.31%) Mockito
10 5 (1.31%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.05%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.05%) Checkstyle
11 4 (1.05%) FindBugs
11 4 (1.05%) Gradle
11 4 (1.05%) Maven
12 3 (0.79%) ClearCase
General
1 116 (30.45%) Banking
2 31 (8.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (3.41%) Retail
4 7 (1.84%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.84%) Legal
5 6 (1.57%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.57%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.31%) Advertising
6 5 (1.31%) Marketing
7 4 (1.05%) Local Government
7 4 (1.05%) Publishing
8 3 (0.79%) Law
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (20.47%) Developer
2 67 (17.59%) Analyst
3 49 (12.86%) Project Manager
4 46 (12.07%) Business Analyst
5 41 (10.76%) Java Developer
6 35 (9.19%) Consultant
7 25 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 23 (6.04%) Architect
9 15 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (3.41%) Programme Manager
11 11 (2.89%) Applications Developer
11 11 (2.89%) Financial Analyst
11 11 (2.89%) Senior Manager
12 10 (2.62%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
12 10 (2.62%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (2.62%) Finance Manager
12 10 (2.62%) IT Manager
12 10 (2.62%) Java Applications Developer
12 10 (2.62%) Senior Applications Developer
12 10 (2.62%) Senior Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.29%) XML
2 35 (9.19%) J2EE
3 33 (8.66%) Spring
4 30 (7.87%) JDBC
4 30 (7.87%) Web Services
5 27 (7.09%) SOAP
6 22 (5.77%) WSDL
7 21 (5.51%) JAXB
7 21 (5.51%) JAX-WS
8 20 (5.25%) .NET
9 17 (4.46%) JSON
9 17 (4.46%) RESTful
10 15 (3.94%) HTML
11 14 (3.67%) CSS
11 14 (3.67%) Middleware
12 13 (3.41%) Apache Camel
12 13 (3.41%) XSLT
13 9 (2.36%) jQuery
14 8 (2.10%) POJO
15 7 (1.84%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.41%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.89%) User Experience
4 10 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.84%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.84%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.84%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.57%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.57%) IVR
7 6 (1.57%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.31%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.31%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.05%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.05%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.05%) PMI
10 3 (0.79%) Clustering
10 3 (0.79%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.40%) Windows
2 22 (5.77%) Unix
3 19 (4.99%) Linux
4 14 (3.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.31%) Android
6 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.05%) AIX
7 4 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (32.55%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (14.96%) Project Management
4 39 (10.24%) Waterfall
5 37 (9.71%) Software Engineering
6 36 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (9.45%) TDD
7 32 (8.40%) Business Analysis
7 32 (8.40%) Scrum
8 29 (7.61%) Integration Testing
9 28 (7.35%) ITIL
10 27 (7.09%) Kanban
10 27 (7.09%) Risk Management
10 27 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (6.56%) Change Management
11 25 (6.56%) System Integration Testing
12 22 (5.77%) AOP
13 21 (5.51%) DevOps
13 21 (5.51%) Programme Management
14 20 (5.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 83 (21.78%) Java
2 45 (11.81%) SQL
3 22 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.51%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.36%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.10%) C
6 8 (2.10%) PHP
7 7 (1.84%) VB
8 5 (1.31%) Ruby
8 5 (1.31%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.05%) C#
9 4 (1.05%) C++
9 4 (1.05%) Python
9 4 (1.05%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.79%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.79%) FQL
10 3 (0.79%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.79%) VBScript
11 2 (0.52%) Jython
12 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (8.92%) Degree
2 12 (3.15%) CISM
2 12 (3.15%) CISSP
3 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.31%) MCSE
3 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.31%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.05%) CISMP
4 4 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.79%) APMP
5 3 (0.79%) CCNA
5 3 (0.79%) CCNP
5 3 (0.79%) CISA
5 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.52%) ISEB
6 2 (0.52%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.26%) CCEA
7 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.84%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.05%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.79%) QA
4 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.52%) SEPA
5 1 (0.26%) FATCA
5 1 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (2.36%) Active Directory
1 9 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.31%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.79%) Docker
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.31%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.79%) SCCM
3 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.26%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (15.75%) Oracle
2 30 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.09%) IBM
4 20 (5.25%) SAP
5 17 (4.46%) Talend
6 14 (3.67%) ServiceNow
7 13 (3.41%) Cisco
8 12 (3.15%) VMware
9 11 (2.89%) HP
9 11 (2.89%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.57%) Avaya
10 6 (1.57%) Citrix
10 6 (1.57%) Juniper
11 5 (1.31%) Perforce
12 4 (1.05%) FireEye
12 4 (1.05%) Splunk
12 4 (1.05%) Sybase
12 4 (1.05%) Teradata
12 4 (1.05%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.79%) Nokia
Cheshire
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Rate: £55000 per annum
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