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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 13.64% 11.29% 17.69%
As % of the General category 51.72% 36.84% 62.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 12
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£450 £300 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -32.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £120 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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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
29 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 26.36% 30.65% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 16
Average daily rate £375 £300 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £400 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
3 9 (20.93%) Banking
4 8 (18.60%) Project Management
4 8 (18.60%) HTML
4 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) CSS
5 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) Retail
6 6 (13.95%) Oracle
6 6 (13.95%) OO
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) MVC
7 5 (11.63%) C#
7 5 (11.63%) .NET
7 5 (11.63%) XHTML
7 5 (11.63%) OOD
7 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
7 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.63%) WCF
7 5 (11.63%) jQuery
7 5 (11.63%) Multithreading
7 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.30%) TDD
8 4 (9.30%) ITIL
8 4 (9.30%) MS Office
9 3 (6.98%) Change Management
9 3 (6.98%) SEO
9 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (6.98%) CMS
1 3 (6.98%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
3 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (2.33%) OLAP
2 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (20.93%) Banking
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Change Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Change Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Change and Release Manager
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Hadoop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) HTML
1 8 (18.60%) CSS
2 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) XHTML
2 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
2 5 (11.63%) WCF
2 5 (11.63%) jQuery
3 3 (6.98%) Flash
4 1 (2.33%) MDX
4 1 (2.33%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
2 8 (18.60%) Project Management
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) OO
5 5 (11.63%) OOD
5 5 (11.63%) MVC
5 5 (11.63%) Scrum
5 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
5 5 (11.63%) Multithreading
5 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.98%) SEO
7 3 (6.98%) Change Management
7 3 (6.98%) Content Management
7 3 (6.98%) Release Management
7 3 (6.98%) Email Marketing
7 3 (6.98%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) CCIE
2 1 (2.33%) CCNP
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Google
2 3 (6.98%) EPiServer
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
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