The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 28 15 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 24.78% 11.81% 26.18%
As % of the General category 59.57% 41.67% 72.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 25
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£475 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.60% -20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £130 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £446 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.13 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 - £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.18 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+34.40% -5.71%
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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 Peterborough region.

General Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 36 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 41.59% 28.35% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 32
Average daily rate £380 £316 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £91 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £448 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.25 £33.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.74% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 12 (30.00%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) OO
3 8 (20.00%) EAI
3 8 (20.00%) Web Services
3 8 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (20.00%) Middleware
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Spring
3 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (20.00%) MuleSoft
4 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.50%) Banking
5 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.00%) Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) Apache CXF
7 3 (7.50%) Marketing
7 3 (7.50%) Email Marketing
7 3 (7.50%) Umbraco
7 3 (7.50%) EPiServer
7 3 (7.50%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
7 3 (7.50%) Apache Camel
7 3 (7.50%) Data Privacy
7 3 (7.50%) SEO
7 3 (7.50%) Google
7 3 (7.50%) ActiveMQ

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) CMS
1 3 (7.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Photoshop
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Agresso
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) OLAP
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Administrator
3 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Junior
4 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Development Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Content Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft BI Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Web Services
1 8 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 8 (20.00%) Middleware
1 8 (20.00%) Spring
2 3 (7.50%) Apache CXF
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Camel
2 3 (7.50%) CSS
2 3 (7.50%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (7.50%) Flash
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) OO
2 8 (20.00%) EAI
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (10.00%) Analytics
5 3 (7.50%) Data Privacy
5 3 (7.50%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (7.50%) Email Marketing
5 3 (7.50%) Content Management
5 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.50%) SEO
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) CCIE
2 1 (2.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 3 (7.50%) Google
2 3 (7.50%) EPiServer
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) QAD
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Fiserv