The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 25 72 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 59.52% 70.59% 45.76%
As % of the General category 92.59% 86.75% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 63 20
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £332 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +21.21%
Finance
Cheshire

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

General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
27 83 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 64.29% 81.37% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 72 26
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £516 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 35 (61.40%) Banking
2 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.81%) Windows
4 12 (21.05%) Java
5 11 (19.30%) DevOps
6 9 (15.79%) .NET
6 9 (15.79%) TDD
6 9 (15.79%) Change Management
6 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
7 8 (14.04%) Cisco
7 8 (14.04%) Degree
8 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
8 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
9 6 (10.53%) Code Coverage
9 6 (10.53%) Unix
9 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.53%) ITIL
9 6 (10.53%) Scrum
9 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
9 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.53%) SpecFlow
9 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.53%) TestComplete
9 6 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (8.77%) Migration
10 5 (8.77%) Firewall
10 5 (8.77%) Linux

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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 3 (5.26%) JBoss
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Firewall
2 4 (7.02%) LAN
2 4 (7.02%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) AMQP
3 1 (1.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) DB2
2 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.75%) OLTP
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.53%) SpecFlow
2 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.53%) TestComplete
3 4 (7.02%) Gradle
3 4 (7.02%) JIRA
4 3 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.51%) Xcode
6 1 (1.75%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (61.40%) Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Consultant
2 7 (12.28%) Developer
2 7 (12.28%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Splunk Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) JSON
2 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 2 (3.51%) RESTful
2 2 (3.51%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.75%) Android NDK
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) JSON Schema
3 1 (1.75%) Kafka
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.75%) REST
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) Spring
3 1 (1.75%) Struts
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.75%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) IVR
2 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Unix
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) AIX
4 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) DevOps
3 9 (15.79%) Change Management
3 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.79%) TDD
4 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.53%) Code Coverage
5 6 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.53%) ITIL
5 6 (10.53%) Scrum
5 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) Project Management
8 3 (5.26%) BDD
8 3 (5.26%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.51%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (5.26%) C++
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) Apple Swift
3 2 (3.51%) C
3 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
3 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) CISM
2 1 (1.75%) CISSP
2 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Cisco
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Avaya
3 4 (7.02%) Juniper
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) Splunk
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.75%) Symantec
5 1 (1.75%) Teradata