The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 16 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 39 95 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.09% 19.35% 14.31%
As % of the General category 42.86% 57.58% 54.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 70 50
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£388 £406 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £239 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £477 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £200.00 £16.50 £14.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1112.12% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -16.52%
General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
91 165 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.88% 33.60% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 123 93
Average daily rate £375 £415 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Average hourly rate £21.23 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.75 £35.00 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Finance
South East

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury 0 17 £405 -3.57% 2
Oxford -18 10 £410 +36.66% 6
Henley-on-Thames +1 2 £488 -22.00% 1
Abingdon - - - - 2
Faringdon - - - -
Thame - - - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 33 (33.00%) SAP
2 30 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (30.00%) Programme Management
3 29 (29.00%) Marketing
4 28 (28.00%) Manufacturing
4 28 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
5 27 (27.00%) Electronics
5 27 (27.00%) Telecoms
5 27 (27.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 27 (27.00%) DTV
6 15 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.00%) Project Management
7 12 (12.00%) SQL
8 11 (11.00%) .NET
8 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2
9 10 (10.00%) WAN
9 10 (10.00%) Banking
10 9 (9.00%) Migration
10 9 (9.00%) LAN
11 8 (8.00%) Change Management
11 8 (8.00%) Retail
11 8 (8.00%) NoSQL
12 7 (7.00%) MongoDB
12 7 (7.00%) Big Data
12 7 (7.00%) Couchbase
12 7 (7.00%) TOGAF
12 7 (7.00%) QA
12 7 (7.00%) MVC
12 7 (7.00%) Oracle

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.00%) CMS
2 2 (2.00%) Escenic
2 2 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.00%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.00%) Site Server
3 1 (1.00%) Apache
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.00%) MS Project
3 2 (2.00%) MS Office
4 1 (1.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (27.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.00%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.00%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) WAN
2 9 (9.00%) LAN
3 3 (3.00%) MPLS
4 2 (2.00%) PBX
4 2 (2.00%) VoIP
5 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.00%) Big Data
3 7 (7.00%) Couchbase
4 6 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.00%) MySQL
6 3 (3.00%) SAP BW
7 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.00%) MS Access
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (5.00%) Maven
2 4 (4.00%) NUnit
3 2 (2.00%) JIRA
3 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.00%) Subversion
4 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (29.00%) Marketing
2 28 (28.00%) Manufacturing
3 27 (27.00%) Electronics
3 27 (27.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (10.00%) Banking
5 8 (8.00%) Retail
6 3 (3.00%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.00%) Back Office
7 2 (2.00%) Advertising
7 2 (2.00%) Publishing
7 2 (2.00%) Legal
8 1 (1.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 23 (23.00%) Analyst
2 20 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 16 (16.00%) Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Architect
5 9 (9.00%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Technical Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Crystal Reports Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Report Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Programmer
8 4 (4.00%) Business Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Business Project Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) .NET
2 6 (6.00%) CSS
2 6 (6.00%) HTML
2 6 (6.00%) jQuery
3 5 (5.00%) HTML5
4 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.00%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (4.00%) Ninject
4 4 (4.00%) CSS3
5 3 (3.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (3.00%) LAMP
5 3 (3.00%) Ajax
5 3 (3.00%) Spring
5 3 (3.00%) XML
6 2 (2.00%) EJB
6 2 (2.00%) Struts
6 2 (2.00%) Java RMI
6 2 (2.00%) J2EE
6 2 (2.00%) JSF
6 2 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.00%) DTV
2 4 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.00%) NHS
4 2 (2.00%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.00%) iPhone
5 1 (1.00%) iPad
5 1 (1.00%) Informatics
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.00%) Programme Management
2 28 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
3 15 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (12.00%) Project Management
5 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (9.00%) Migration
7 8 (8.00%) Change Management
8 7 (7.00%) TOGAF
8 7 (7.00%) MVC
9 5 (5.00%) Business Transformation
9 5 (5.00%) ERP
10 4 (4.00%) PRINCE
10 4 (4.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.00%) Scrum
10 4 (4.00%) Test Scripting
11 3 (3.00%) Integration Testing
11 3 (3.00%) Test Management
11 3 (3.00%) Test Strategy
11 3 (3.00%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.00%) SQL
2 6 (6.00%) C#
2 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.00%) Java
4 3 (3.00%) C
4 3 (3.00%) VB
5 2 (2.00%) Scala
6 1 (1.00%) VB6
6 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) ISEB
1 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (4.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.00%) PMP
2 3 (3.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (33.00%) SAP
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle
3 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.00%) Cisco
5 2 (2.00%) JBoss
5 2 (2.00%) Charles River
5 2 (2.00%) Hummingbird
6 1 (1.00%) Nintex
6 1 (1.00%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.00%) hybris
6 1 (1.00%) ATG
6 1 (1.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.00%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.00%) Informatica
6 1 (1.00%) Symantec
6 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.00%) Cognos
6 1 (1.00%) IBM
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £14 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Henley-On-Thames
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bicester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £80 - £90 per day
Posted: 21 days ago