The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 6 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 82 53 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.31% 9.93% 10.00%
As % of the General category 47.13% 37.86% 42.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 45 46
Median daily rate £450 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +60.60%

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

General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
174 140 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.25% 26.22% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 121 105
Median daily rate £475 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £240 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £16.60 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £35.90 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Oxford +25 46 £450 +18.42% 8
Witney - 3 £225 - 2
Abingdon - 2 £214 - 2
Banbury -2 1 £480 -3.03% 2
Bicester - 1 - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 38 (27.14%) SQL
2 24 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.71%) Oracle
4 21 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (14.29%) ERP
5 20 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 19 (13.57%) Project Management
7 18 (12.86%) Degree
8 16 (11.43%) ETL
8 16 (11.43%) MS Excel
8 16 (11.43%) Java
8 16 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 16 (11.43%) MS Office
9 15 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (10.71%) Migration
9 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.71%) Web Development
9 15 (10.71%) Banking
10 14 (10.00%) CSS
10 14 (10.00%) HTML
10 14 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 13 (9.29%) T-SQL
11 13 (9.29%) PHP
12 12 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (8.57%) ITIL
13 11 (7.86%) Change Management
13 11 (7.86%) Data Migration
13 11 (7.86%) RESTful
14 10 (7.14%) Process Improvement
14 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (2.14%) CMS
1 3 (2.14%) WordPress
2 2 (1.43%) JBoss
2 2 (1.43%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (11.43%) MS Excel
1 16 (11.43%) MS Office
2 8 (5.71%) MS Project
3 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (5.00%) Oracle TCA
3 5 (3.57%) Markit EDM
3 5 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (3.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.71%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.71%) Infor CloudSuite
6 1 (0.71%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.71%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.71%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.71%) Boomi
2 7 (5.00%) GitHub
3 4 (2.86%) Office 365
4 1 (0.71%) Force.com
4 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) FTP
2 2 (1.43%) Broadband
3 1 (0.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) SSL
3 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.86%) Data Lake
6 4 (2.86%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.43%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.71%) Big Data
9 1 (0.71%) OLAP
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.43%) Selenium
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) Maven
3 1 (0.71%) Mockito
3 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 15 (10.71%) Banking
2 8 (5.71%) Marketing
3 6 (4.29%) Front Office
3 6 (4.29%) German Language
4 4 (2.86%) Advertising
5 2 (1.43%) Back Office
5 2 (1.43%) Publishing
5 2 (1.43%) Retail
5 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.71%) French Language
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (31.43%) Developer
2 32 (22.86%) Analyst
3 16 (11.43%) Consultant
4 15 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 14 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 13 (9.29%) PHP Developer
7 10 (7.14%) ETL Developer
7 10 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
8 9 (6.43%) Oracle Consultant
9 8 (5.71%) Finance Business Analyst
9 8 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Data Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Oracle Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.00%) CSS
1 14 (10.00%) HTML
2 11 (7.86%) RESTful
3 5 (3.57%) REST
3 5 (3.57%) Web Services
4 4 (2.86%) .NET
4 4 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.43%) CSS3
6 2 (1.43%) HTML5
6 2 (1.43%) J2EE
6 2 (1.43%) LESS
6 2 (1.43%) Sass
6 2 (1.43%) SOAP
6 2 (1.43%) Spring
6 2 (1.43%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.71%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.71%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.71%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.43%) Data Structures
2 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.86%) CMDB
3 4 (2.86%) User Experience
4 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) EPoS
5 1 (0.71%) PMI
5 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.29%) Windows
2 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.29%) ERP
3 19 (13.57%) Project Management
4 16 (11.43%) ETL
5 15 (10.71%) Migration
5 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (10.71%) Web Development
6 12 (8.57%) ITIL
7 11 (7.86%) Change Management
7 11 (7.86%) Data Migration
8 10 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 10 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 9 (6.43%) Analytics
9 9 (6.43%) Order to Cash
10 8 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.71%) CRM
11 7 (5.00%) Change Control
11 7 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.14%) SQL
2 16 (11.43%) Java
2 16 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.29%) PHP
3 13 (9.29%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.57%) Apex Code
5 3 (2.14%) C#
6 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.71%) ABAP
7 1 (0.71%) C
7 1 (0.71%) C++
7 1 (0.71%) Groovy
7 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.71%) Python
7 1 (0.71%) SOQL
7 1 (0.71%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.86%) Degree
2 8 (5.71%) MCP
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.14%) APMP
4 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.14%) ISEB
4 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) ACCA
5 2 (1.43%) CCNA
5 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.43%) PMP
5 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.71%) CCIE
6 1 (0.71%) CCNP
6 1 (0.71%) IIBA
6 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.43%) IFRS
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) SCCM
2 2 (1.43%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Oracle
2 21 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.71%) Dell
5 6 (4.29%) BMC
5 6 (4.29%) SAP
6 5 (3.57%) Remedy
7 2 (1.43%) Cisco
7 2 (1.43%) CODA
7 2 (1.43%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.71%) CA
8 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.71%) Cognos
8 1 (0.71%) F5
8 1 (0.71%) HEAT Software
8 1 (0.71%) HP
8 1 (0.71%) Informatica
8 1 (0.71%) Juniper
8 1 (0.71%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow