The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 19 20 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Finance 21 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.71% 6.63% 4.69%
As % of the General category 28.00% 45.00% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 7
Median daily rate £413 £400 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +100.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £232 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +37.93% +26.08%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 75 60 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 23.96% 14.74% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 17
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +70.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Cambridge

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Cambridge

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Cambridge

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Cambridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Finance.

1 14 (23.73%) Project Management
2 13 (22.03%) SAP
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) SQL
4 11 (18.64%) Analytics
5 10 (16.95%) Java
5 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
5 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.95%) Programme Management
6 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
6 8 (13.56%) Data Analytics
7 7 (11.86%) Business Transformation
7 7 (11.86%) Oracle
7 7 (11.86%) ETL
7 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
7 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
8 6 (10.17%) Scrum
8 6 (10.17%) Service Management
8 6 (10.17%) Windows
8 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
8 6 (10.17%) .NET
8 6 (10.17%) Marketing
8 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
9 5 (8.47%) Degree
9 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
9 5 (8.47%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (8.47%) Talend

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Project
2 3 (5.08%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (5.08%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (3.39%) Endur
3 2 (3.39%) SAP MDG
3 2 (3.39%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.69%) Changepoint
4 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.69%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.69%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.69%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.69%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.69%) DHCP
2 1 (1.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.69%) LDAP
2 1 (1.69%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) Big Data
3 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.39%) Data Mart
4 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) PowerCenter
4 2 (3.39%) Spotfire
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.39%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (6.78%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Appium
4 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.69%) JBehave
4 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.17%) Marketing
3 5 (8.47%) Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Electronics
5 3 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.08%) Publishing
6 2 (3.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Developer
1 13 (22.03%) Project Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Analyst
2 8 (13.56%) HR Manager
2 8 (13.56%) IT Manager
3 7 (11.86%) IT Programme Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Programme Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Android Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.08%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) SAP Manager
7 3 (5.08%) SAP Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) HTML
2 5 (8.47%) Web Services
2 5 (8.47%) XML
3 4 (6.78%) HTML5
4 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.08%) REST
4 3 (5.08%) WCF
5 2 (3.39%) CSS
5 2 (3.39%) CSS3
5 2 (3.39%) WebKit
6 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.69%) JPA
6 1 (1.69%) JSON
6 1 (1.69%) Kafka
6 1 (1.69%) Node.js
6 1 (1.69%) RESTful
6 1 (1.69%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Learning Management System
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.78%) PMI
3 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.69%) Life Science
5 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Android
4 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.39%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Project Management
2 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.64%) Analytics
4 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
4 10 (16.95%) Programme Management
5 8 (13.56%) Data Analytics
6 7 (11.86%) Business Transformation
6 7 (11.86%) ETL
6 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.17%) Scrum
7 6 (10.17%) Service Management
8 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
8 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.78%) ERP
9 4 (6.78%) Information Management
9 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) SQL
2 10 (16.95%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) C#
3 4 (6.78%) C++
4 3 (5.08%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) C
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.69%) Perl
6 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) R
6 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
1 5 (8.47%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.69%) PMP
2 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) PMO
2 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) vCloud
1 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) SAP
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) Oracle
4 5 (8.47%) Talend
4 5 (8.47%) Workday
5 4 (6.78%) Embarcadero
5 4 (6.78%) Saba
5 4 (6.78%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.39%) Informatica
6 2 (3.39%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (3.39%) OpenLink
6 2 (3.39%) VMware
6 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) Planview
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
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