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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 15 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 33 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.54% 6.25% 9.18%
As % of the General category 31.13% 38.71% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 16
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£331 £394 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £318 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
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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
106 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.64% 16.15% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 16 38
Average daily rate £368 £432 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.23 £32.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.67% +91.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.89 £28.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £36.50 £18.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 13 (30.23%) Project Management
2 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Migration
3 10 (23.26%) Retail
4 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
4 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 7 (16.28%) Banking
5 7 (16.28%) Degree
5 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (13.95%) Data Integration
6 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
6 6 (13.95%) Marketing
6 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
6 6 (13.95%) SAP
6 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (11.63%) Change Management
7 5 (11.63%) DTV
7 5 (11.63%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
7 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
7 5 (11.63%) Electronics
7 5 (11.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (11.63%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (11.63%) Test Planning
8 4 (9.30%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.30%) CSS
8 4 (9.30%) C

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
1 1 (2.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (23.26%) Retail
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Marketing
3 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
4 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
4 5 (11.63%) Electronics
5 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (4.65%) French Language
6 2 (4.65%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (4.65%) Spanish Language
7 1 (2.33%) Arabic Language
7 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.33%) Back Office
7 1 (2.33%) Publishing
7 1 (2.33%) Billing
7 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Project Manager
3 7 (16.28%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Applications Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Financial Business Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Business Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.33%) Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
1 4 (9.30%) CSS
2 2 (4.65%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) CSS3
2 2 (4.65%) jQuery
2 2 (4.65%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) Sass
3 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (2.33%) ODBC
3 1 (2.33%) ActiveX
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) Data Integration
4 5 (11.63%) DTV
5 2 (4.65%) PMI
5 2 (4.65%) NHS
6 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.33%) Economics
6 1 (2.33%) Informatics
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Project Management
2 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
4 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.63%) Change Management
5 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
5 5 (11.63%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (11.63%) Test Planning
6 4 (9.30%) Business Process Mapping
6 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.65%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.33%) System Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) C
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) VB6
5 1 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) PMP
2 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) SAP
2 5 (11.63%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.65%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
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