The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 7 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 45 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.85% 8.80% 6.78%
As % of the General category 46.39% 32.61% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 12
Median daily rate £375 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
- +0.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.80 £16.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.94%
Finance
Oxfordshire

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

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
97 92 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 32.01% 26.98% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 66 20
Median daily rate £400 £410 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £505 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.80 £16.83 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.97% +29.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 26 (36.62%) Java
2 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 18 (25.35%) T-SQL
2 18 (25.35%) ETL
3 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (18.31%) Front Office
4 13 (18.31%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (18.31%) Linux
4 13 (18.31%) OO
4 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
4 13 (18.31%) Visualisation
5 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
6 11 (15.49%) Statistics
6 11 (15.49%) Oracle
6 11 (15.49%) C
6 11 (15.49%) C++
6 11 (15.49%) Python
6 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.08%) KDB
7 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
7 10 (14.08%) Open Source
7 10 (14.08%) Hedge funds
7 10 (14.08%) MongoDB
7 10 (14.08%) SciPy
7 10 (14.08%) NumPy
7 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
7 10 (14.08%) Tableau
7 10 (14.08%) Esper
7 10 (14.08%) Time Series Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (1.41%) Apache
1 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.41%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Boomi
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.41%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (1.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) FTP
2 4 (5.63%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) Intranet
3 1 (1.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (18.31%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
3 10 (14.08%) KDB
3 10 (14.08%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) MySQL
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.41%) QlikView
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Maven
2 5 (7.04%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.82%) PHPUnit
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.41%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (18.31%) Front Office
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Analyst
2 16 (22.54%) ETL Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Data Analyst
4 10 (14.08%) Quantitative Developer
5 6 (8.45%) SSIS Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Informatica Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.63%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Category Manager
8 3 (4.23%) IT Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.82%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
1 10 (14.08%) Esper
1 10 (14.08%) NumPy
1 10 (14.08%) Pandas
1 10 (14.08%) Pyramid
1 10 (14.08%) SciPy
2 5 (7.04%) RESTful
3 3 (4.23%) CSS
3 3 (4.23%) HTML
4 2 (2.82%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (2.82%) EDI
4 2 (2.82%) jQuery
4 2 (2.82%) SOAP
4 2 (2.82%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) Akka
5 1 (1.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.41%) Kafka
5 1 (1.41%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.41%) Qt
5 1 (1.41%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Visualisation
2 11 (15.49%) Statistics
3 10 (14.08%) Algorithms
3 10 (14.08%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.82%) Fintech
5 2 (2.82%) FMCG
6 1 (1.41%) CCTV
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) Physics
6 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) CoreOS
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) ETL
2 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.31%) OO
4 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
5 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.08%) Data Acquisition
6 10 (14.08%) Open Source
6 10 (14.08%) Quantitative Trading
6 10 (14.08%) Refactoring
6 10 (14.08%) Time Series Analysis
6 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
7 8 (11.27%) Investment Management
8 6 (8.45%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (8.45%) Prototyping
9 5 (7.04%) Data Management
9 5 (7.04%) ETL Development
9 5 (7.04%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.63%) Project Management
11 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) Java
2 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 18 (25.35%) T-SQL
3 11 (15.49%) C
3 11 (15.49%) C++
3 11 (15.49%) Python
4 5 (7.04%) VBA
5 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.23%) PHP
6 2 (2.82%) PHP 5
6 2 (2.82%) VB
7 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) CCNA
2 1 (1.41%) CCNP
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.41%) PMP
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.41%) vSphere
2 1 (1.41%) Xen
2 1 (1.41%) XenApp
2 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) Mesos
2 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Oracle
2 10 (14.08%) Tableau
3 7 (9.86%) Dell
4 5 (7.04%) Informatica
4 5 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (7.04%) Talend
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.82%) SAP
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.41%) Charles River
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix