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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 11 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 52 54 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.68% 11.97% 9.21%
As % of the General category 41.94% 43.55% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 31
Average daily rate £358 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £21.47 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.32% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.64 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.29 £24.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
124 124 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.09% 27.49% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 78 56
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.30 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 13 £350 -22.22% 14
Banbury +2 8 £350 +7.69% 4
Bicester +1 2 £600 +84.61% 1
Abingdon +1 2 £375 - 2
Faringdon - 2 - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £125 - 2
Kidlington - - - -
Thame - - - -
Witney - - - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (20.00%) SAP
2 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 12 (14.12%) .NET
3 12 (14.12%) HTML
3 12 (14.12%) Java
3 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.12%) CSS
3 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (14.12%) HTML5
4 11 (12.94%) Ajax
5 10 (11.76%) Marketing
5 10 (11.76%) SQL
5 10 (11.76%) J2EE
5 10 (11.76%) Big Data
6 9 (10.59%) Oracle
6 9 (10.59%) Programme Management
7 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
7 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
7 8 (9.41%) Project Management
7 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
7 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
7 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.41%) QA
7 8 (9.41%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (8.24%) jQuery
8 7 (8.24%) WebSphere
8 7 (8.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.24%) DTV
8 7 (8.24%) C#

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (8.24%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.88%) Escenic
2 5 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 5 (5.88%) CMS
2 5 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.18%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Project
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.35%) SAP R/3
2 2 (2.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.18%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.18%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.18%) SAP PS
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) LAN
2 1 (1.18%) WAN
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
2 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) Big Data
3 7 (8.24%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.06%) Couchbase
4 6 (7.06%) MySQL
4 6 (7.06%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.88%) SAP BW
6 4 (4.71%) MS Access
7 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.18%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.18%) OLAP
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (5.88%) Maven
3 4 (4.71%) NUnit
4 1 (1.18%) JIRA
4 1 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 10 (11.76%) Marketing
2 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.24%) Electronics
4 6 (7.06%) Banking
5 4 (4.71%) Retail
6 2 (2.35%) Legal
6 2 (2.35%) Back Office
6 2 (2.35%) Publishing
6 2 (2.35%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Billing
7 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Analyst
2 22 (25.88%) Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.41%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Report Developer
5 7 (8.24%) Architect
5 7 (8.24%) Programmer
6 6 (7.06%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Programme Manager
6 6 (7.06%) Crystal Reports Developer
6 6 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Java Programmer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (5.88%) Java Programmer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.53%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
1 12 (14.12%) HTML
1 12 (14.12%) CSS
1 12 (14.12%) HTML5
2 11 (12.94%) Ajax
3 10 (11.76%) J2EE
4 7 (8.24%) jQuery
5 6 (7.06%) LAMP
5 6 (7.06%) XML
5 6 (7.06%) JSON
5 6 (7.06%) CSS3
6 5 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.88%) Spring
6 5 (5.88%) JSF
6 5 (5.88%) Java RMI
6 5 (5.88%) DOM
6 5 (5.88%) Struts
6 5 (5.88%) EJB
7 4 (4.71%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) DTV
2 4 (4.71%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.53%) NHS
4 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (10.59%) Programme Management
3 8 (9.41%) Project Management
3 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
3 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (9.41%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.24%) Scrum
5 6 (7.06%) MVC
5 6 (7.06%) ERP
5 6 (7.06%) Use Case
6 5 (5.88%) BDD
6 5 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 5 (5.88%) TDD
6 5 (5.88%) OOD
6 5 (5.88%) RUP
6 5 (5.88%) UML
6 5 (5.88%) OOP
6 5 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.12%) Java
1 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.76%) SQL
3 7 (8.24%) C#
4 5 (5.88%) Scala
5 2 (2.35%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) C
6 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) ISEB
2 3 (3.53%) PMP
2 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.18%) ACCA
4 1 (1.18%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.18%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) SCCM
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) SAP
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.88%) JBoss
5 3 (3.53%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (2.35%) Hummingbird
7 1 (1.18%) Cognos
7 1 (1.18%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe
7 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.18%) VMware
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