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 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 22 30 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Finance 40 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.43% 6.69% 5.88%
As % of the General category 39.60% 30.77% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 12
Median daily rate £500 £360 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £320 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.63 £21.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.72% +28.86%
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
101 78 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.86% 21.73% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 72 34
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £520 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.83 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.96% -20.74%
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 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 29 August 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 29 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 36 (44.44%) Java
2 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.46%) SQL
4 18 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 15 (18.52%) ETL
6 14 (17.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (16.05%) Maven
7 13 (16.05%) OO
7 13 (16.05%) Visualisation
8 12 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 12 (14.81%) Front Office
9 11 (13.58%) Statistics
9 11 (13.58%) C++
9 11 (13.58%) Linux
9 11 (13.58%) Python
9 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.35%) Unit Testing
10 10 (12.35%) Refactoring
10 10 (12.35%) KDB
10 10 (12.35%) Open Source
10 10 (12.35%) Hedge funds
10 10 (12.35%) SciPy
10 10 (12.35%) NumPy
10 10 (12.35%) MongoDB
10 10 (12.35%) Tableau
10 10 (12.35%) Esper
10 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
10 10 (12.35%) Time Series Analysis
10 10 (12.35%) Pyramid

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 6 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) Boomi
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.23%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.23%) GitHub
4 1 (1.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) FTP
2 4 (4.94%) Internet
3 3 (3.70%) Firewall
3 3 (3.70%) SSH
3 3 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (1.23%) Intranet
4 1 (1.23%) Network Security
4 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.35%) KDB
3 10 (12.35%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.23%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.23%) QlikView
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Maven
2 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.70%) JIRA
3 3 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.47%) PeopleTools
5 1 (1.23%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (14.81%) Front Office
2 7 (8.64%) Financial Institution
3 6 (7.41%) Publishing
4 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (46.91%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Data Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) ETL Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Quantitative Developer
5 5 (6.17%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Data Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Agile Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Architect
7 3 (3.70%) AWS Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Category Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
1 10 (12.35%) Esper
1 10 (12.35%) NumPy
1 10 (12.35%) Pandas
1 10 (12.35%) Pyramid
1 10 (12.35%) SciPy
2 5 (6.17%) RESTful
3 3 (3.70%) JAX-RS
3 3 (3.70%) REST
4 2 (2.47%) CSS
4 2 (2.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.23%) Akka
5 1 (1.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.23%) Kafka
5 1 (1.23%) MDX
5 1 (1.23%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.23%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.23%) Qt
5 1 (1.23%) spray
5 1 (1.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Visualisation
2 11 (13.58%) Statistics
3 10 (12.35%) Algorithms
3 10 (12.35%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) FMCG
5 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) CCTV
6 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) NHS
6 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Linux
2 6 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.23%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.52%) ETL
3 13 (16.05%) OO
4 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.35%) Data Acquisition
5 10 (12.35%) Open Source
5 10 (12.35%) Quantitative Trading
5 10 (12.35%) Refactoring
5 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.35%) Time Series Analysis
5 10 (12.35%) Unit Testing
6 9 (11.11%) Migration
7 8 (9.88%) Investment Management
8 6 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (7.41%) OWASP
8 6 (7.41%) Prototyping
9 5 (6.17%) Data Management
9 5 (6.17%) ETL Development
9 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
10 4 (4.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (44.44%) Java
2 19 (23.46%) SQL
3 18 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 11 (13.58%) C++
4 11 (13.58%) Python
5 10 (12.35%) C
6 3 (3.70%) VBA
7 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.47%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.47%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.23%) CCNA
3 1 (1.23%) CCNP
3 1 (1.23%) PMP
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.23%) vSphere
2 1 (1.23%) Xen
2 1 (1.23%) XenApp
2 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Mesos
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle
1 10 (12.35%) Tableau
2 5 (6.17%) Dell
2 5 (6.17%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.94%) Cisco
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.70%) Informatica
4 3 (3.70%) Juniper
4 3 (3.70%) Talend
5 2 (2.47%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix
6 1 (1.23%) F5
6 1 (1.23%) Palo Alto