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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 14 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.97% 20.71% 34.04%
As % of the General category 32.35% 64.44% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 22
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£413 £328 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -26.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £124 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £460 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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Cambridgeshire

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
34 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 24.64% 32.14% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 23
Average daily rate £300 £363 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -18.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £130 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.49 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.88% -39.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (28.85%) HTML
2 15 (28.85%) SQL
3 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.92%) CSS
3 14 (26.92%) Banking
3 14 (26.92%) Business Analysis
4 13 (25.00%) .NET
5 12 (23.08%) Oracle
5 12 (23.08%) OO
5 12 (23.08%) WCF
6 11 (21.15%) jQuery
6 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
6 11 (21.15%) Multithreading
6 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (21.15%) MVC
6 11 (21.15%) XHTML
6 11 (21.15%) C#
6 11 (21.15%) OOD
7 10 (19.23%) Windows
8 9 (17.31%) Project Management
9 8 (15.38%) Scrum
9 8 (15.38%) TDD
9 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
10 7 (13.46%) Retail
11 6 (11.54%) MS Office
11 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
12 5 (9.62%) ITIL
13 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
13 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.77%) Umbraco
1 3 (5.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) SAS
2 2 (3.85%) Lync
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) OLAP
2 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Hudson
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (26.92%) Banking
2 7 (13.46%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Developer
4 9 (17.31%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Change Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.77%) Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Product Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Release Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) HTML
2 14 (26.92%) CSS
3 13 (25.00%) .NET
4 12 (23.08%) WCF
5 11 (21.15%) jQuery
5 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
5 11 (21.15%) XHTML
6 3 (5.77%) Flash
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.92%) SAP XI
8 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.85%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Business Analysis
2 12 (23.08%) OO
3 11 (21.15%) Multithreading
3 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.15%) MVC
3 11 (21.15%) OOD
4 9 (17.31%) Project Management
5 8 (15.38%) Scrum
5 8 (15.38%) TDD
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Release Management
7 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.77%) Analytics
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.77%) Data Privacy
8 3 (5.77%) Email Marketing
8 3 (5.77%) SEO
8 3 (5.77%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) C
4 2 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
1 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CCIE
3 1 (1.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Google
3 3 (5.77%) EPiServer
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe
4 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco