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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 212 231 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.09% 23.62% 23.86%
As % of the General category 62.72% 57.61% 61.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 158 101
Median daily rate £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £18.38
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +4.76%
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
338 401 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.41% 41.00% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 236 161
Median daily rate £425 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £319 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 0 83 £400 +6.66% 5
Knutsford 0 33 £425 +6.25%
Warrington -2 29 £575 +9.52% 2
Macclesfield +1 17 £410 +25.96% 1
Northwich - 4 - - 1
Alderley Edge +7 1 £510 - 2
Crewe +5 1 £300 -17.24% 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 151 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (32.24%) Banking
3 102 (22.37%) Java
4 87 (19.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 81 (17.76%) Oracle
6 77 (16.89%) Project Management
7 67 (14.69%) SQL
8 59 (12.94%) XML
9 52 (11.40%) Waterfall
10 49 (10.75%) TDD
11 47 (10.31%) Web Services
11 47 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (10.09%) Degree
13 44 (9.65%) MS Excel
13 44 (9.65%) Microsoft
13 44 (9.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 43 (9.43%) J2EE
14 43 (9.43%) Software Engineering
15 39 (8.55%) WebSphere
15 39 (8.55%) IBM
16 38 (8.33%) SAP
16 38 (8.33%) Integration Testing
17 37 (8.11%) Spring
18 36 (7.89%) Scrum
18 36 (7.89%) Windows
19 35 (7.68%) Business Analysis
20 33 (7.24%) JavaScript
20 33 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
21 32 (7.02%) SQL Server
22 30 (6.58%) JDBC

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 39 (8.55%) WebSphere
2 20 (4.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (3.73%) JBoss
3 17 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.97%) IBM HTTP Server
4 9 (1.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 9 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.75%) CICS
5 8 (1.75%) IIS
6 7 (1.54%) SAS
7 6 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.10%) Apache
9 4 (0.88%) iPlanet
10 3 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.66%) CMS
10 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.44%) eRoom
11 2 (0.44%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.95%) MS Office
3 14 (3.07%) MS Project
4 12 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.10%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.44%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.22%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
2 5 (1.10%) Amazon S3
2 5 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.88%) SoftLayer
4 2 (0.44%) Office 365
4 2 (0.44%) SaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Veeva
5 1 (0.22%) GitHub
5 1 (0.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.63%) Internet
2 11 (2.41%) HTTP
3 9 (1.97%) Firewall
4 6 (1.32%) SAN
4 6 (1.32%) WAN
5 5 (1.10%) Network Security
6 4 (0.88%) GSM
6 4 (0.88%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.88%) LDAP
6 4 (0.88%) LTE
6 4 (0.88%) UMTS
7 3 (0.66%) 2G
7 3 (0.66%) 3G
7 3 (0.66%) 4G
7 3 (0.66%) Intranet
7 3 (0.66%) LAN
7 3 (0.66%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.66%) VoIP
8 2 (0.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.73%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.63%) MySQL
5 10 (2.19%) DB2
6 9 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.54%) Star Schema
9 6 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.10%) Data Mart
10 5 (1.10%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.88%) Essbase
11 4 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 27 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (5.70%) Jenkins
3 21 (4.61%) JIRA
4 20 (4.39%) Subversion
5 17 (3.73%) Talend Open Studio
6 14 (3.07%) Selenium
7 13 (2.85%) Git (software)
8 10 (2.19%) JUnit
8 10 (2.19%) SpecFlow
8 10 (2.19%) TestComplete
9 9 (1.97%) ClearCase
10 7 (1.54%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.54%) ERwin
10 7 (1.54%) Mockito
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (1.10%) Checkstyle
12 5 (1.10%) FindBugs
12 5 (1.10%) Gradle
12 5 (1.10%) Maven
12 5 (1.10%) SonarQube
General
1 147 (32.24%) Banking
2 44 (9.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 23 (5.04%) Retail
4 12 (2.63%) Retail Banking
5 9 (1.97%) Legal
6 8 (1.75%) Marketing
7 7 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.88%) Advertising
10 4 (0.88%) Publishing
11 3 (0.66%) Back Office
11 3 (0.66%) Billing
11 3 (0.66%) Law
11 3 (0.66%) Local Government
11 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Front Office
12 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 101 (22.15%) Developer
2 80 (17.54%) Analyst
3 53 (11.62%) Project Manager
4 51 (11.18%) Business Analyst
4 51 (11.18%) Java Developer
5 37 (8.11%) Architect
6 30 (6.58%) Senior Developer
7 26 (5.70%) Consultant
8 15 (3.29%) Programme Manager
8 15 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (2.85%) Senior Manager
10 12 (2.63%) Applications Developer
10 12 (2.63%) Finance Manager
10 12 (2.63%) Test Manager
11 11 (2.41%) Designer
11 11 (2.41%) ETL Developer
11 11 (2.41%) Financial Analyst
11 11 (2.41%) HTML Developer
11 11 (2.41%) IT Manager
11 11 (2.41%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.94%) XML
2 47 (10.31%) Web Services
3 43 (9.43%) J2EE
4 37 (8.11%) Spring
5 30 (6.58%) JDBC
6 29 (6.36%) Middleware
6 29 (6.36%) WSDL
7 27 (5.92%) .NET
7 27 (5.92%) SOAP
8 25 (5.48%) HTML
9 22 (4.82%) CSS
10 21 (4.61%) JAXB
10 21 (4.61%) JAX-WS
11 17 (3.73%) JSON
11 17 (3.73%) RESTful
12 14 (3.07%) XSLT
13 13 (2.85%) Apache Camel
13 13 (2.85%) JSP
14 12 (2.63%) jQuery
14 12 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.73%) User Experience
3 15 (3.29%) Mainframe
4 12 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.63%) PMI
5 10 (2.19%) Data Integration
5 10 (2.19%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.75%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.54%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.32%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.10%) Clustering
9 5 (1.10%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.10%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.10%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.88%) Replication
11 3 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.44%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.89%) Windows
2 29 (6.36%) Unix
3 20 (4.39%) Linux
4 17 (3.73%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.75%) AIX
7 7 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.10%) Android
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (19.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 77 (16.89%) Project Management
4 52 (11.40%) Waterfall
5 49 (10.75%) TDD
6 47 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 38 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 36 (7.89%) Scrum
10 35 (7.68%) Business Analysis
11 33 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (6.36%) Kanban
13 26 (5.70%) PRINCE2
13 26 (5.70%) System Integration Testing
14 25 (5.48%) BDD
14 25 (5.48%) Change Management
14 25 (5.48%) ITIL
14 25 (5.48%) Programme Management
15 24 (5.26%) Risk Management
16 23 (5.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 102 (22.37%) Java
2 67 (14.69%) SQL
3 33 (7.24%) JavaScript
4 25 (5.48%) PL/SQL
5 14 (3.07%) C#
6 10 (2.19%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.97%) PHP
8 8 (1.75%) C
8 8 (1.75%) VB
9 7 (1.54%) Assembly Language
9 7 (1.54%) COBOL
9 7 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.10%) Ruby
11 4 (0.88%) Apple Swift
11 4 (0.88%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.88%) Python
11 4 (0.88%) VBScript
12 3 (0.66%) FQL
13 2 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (10.09%) Degree
2 13 (2.85%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.75%) MCSE
3 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.54%) MBA
5 6 (1.32%) ISEB
6 5 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.10%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.10%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.88%) CIPD
7 4 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.88%) CISMP
8 3 (0.66%) APMP
8 3 (0.66%) CCNA
8 3 (0.66%) CCNP
8 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.44%) CCEA
9 2 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.66%) QA
4 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.44%) FATCA
4 2 (0.44%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.22%) Basel II
System Software
1 13 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.10%) Docker
3 5 (1.10%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.66%) vSphere
5 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (1.54%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.88%) CA Wily
2 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.66%) vRealize
4 2 (0.44%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.44%) Puppet
4 2 (0.44%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.22%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 81 (17.76%) Oracle
2 44 (9.65%) Microsoft
3 39 (8.55%) IBM
4 38 (8.33%) SAP
5 17 (3.73%) Talend
6 16 (3.51%) VMware
7 14 (3.07%) ServiceNow
8 11 (2.41%) HP
8 11 (2.41%) Hyperion
9 8 (1.75%) Citrix
9 8 (1.75%) Sun
10 7 (1.54%) Chordiant
10 7 (1.54%) Cisco
11 6 (1.32%) Sybase
11 6 (1.32%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.10%) CA
12 5 (1.10%) Perforce
12 5 (1.10%) Teradata
13 4 (0.88%) ATG
13 4 (0.88%) Ericsson
Warrington, Cheshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day DOE
Posted: 4 days ago