Period
to 20 September 2018

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 6 months to 20 September 2018 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.

Financial
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 62 71 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.37% 10.94% 8.94%
As % of the General category 28.18% 33.18% 42.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 66 30
Cambridge median daily rate £475 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -12.12% -8.33%
10th Percentile £363 £269 £198
90th Percentile £554 £431 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £475 £363 £450
% change year-on-year +31.03% -19.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Cambridge median hourly rate - £21.54 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.68% +29.03%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £21.17 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +20.97% +33.33%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 220 214 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 29.69% 32.97% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 114 68
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £284 £222 £172
90th Percentile £588 £488 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 12
Cambridge median hourly rate £30.50 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.75% +3.90% +18.46%
10th Percentile £14.50 £20.34 £18.10
90th Percentile £58.75 £48.00 £42.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year -60.00% +7.38% +14.62%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Cambridge

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Finance.

1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.58%) ERP
3 13 (20.97%) Business Analysis
4 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.13%) Retail
6 8 (12.90%) Change Management
6 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (11.29%) SAP
7 7 (11.29%) Oracle
7 7 (11.29%) Project Management
7 7 (11.29%) PMO
8 6 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) Legal
8 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.06%) Taxonomies
9 5 (8.06%) CRM
9 5 (8.06%) Prototyping
9 5 (8.06%) User Experience
9 5 (8.06%) Budget Control
10 4 (6.45%) Magento
10 4 (6.45%) Big Data
10 4 (6.45%) Analytics
10 4 (6.45%) DevOps
10 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.45%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (6.45%) TDD
10 4 (6.45%) Degree
10 4 (6.45%) Resource Management
10 4 (6.45%) Workflow

Finance
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (6.45%) Magento
2 3 (4.84%) NetSuite
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (3.23%) Primavera
3 2 (3.23%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.23%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.23%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.61%) HFM
4 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Skype
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) LAN
2 1 (1.61%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Big Data
2 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) OLAP
4 1 (1.61%) OLTP
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) Android Studio
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) git-flow
2 2 (3.23%) GitLab
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) Selenium
3 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (16.13%) Retail
2 6 (9.68%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.61%) Local Government
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Project Manager
2 13 (20.97%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Author
4 6 (9.68%) Technical Author
5 5 (8.06%) Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) IT Manager
5 5 (8.06%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce Manager
6 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) ERP Manager
6 4 (6.45%) ERP Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Data Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Migration Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Migration Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Finance Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) PMO Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) XML
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) Android SDK
2 2 (3.23%) iOS SDK
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (1.61%) Angular 2
3 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) COM
3 1 (1.61%) EJB
3 1 (1.61%) J2EE
3 1 (1.61%) JSP
3 1 (1.61%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.61%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Taxonomies
1 5 (8.06%) User Experience
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.61%) CMDB
4 1 (1.61%) Fintech
4 1 (1.61%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Android
1 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) ERP
2 13 (20.97%) Business Analysis
3 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.90%) Change Management
5 7 (11.29%) Project Management
6 6 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.06%) Budget Control
7 5 (8.06%) CRM
7 5 (8.06%) Prototyping
8 4 (6.45%) Analytics
8 4 (6.45%) DevOps
8 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.45%) Migration
8 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.45%) Resource Management
8 4 (6.45%) TDD
8 4 (6.45%) Workflow
9 3 (4.84%) Business Transformation
9 3 (4.84%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) Apple Swift
1 2 (3.23%) C#
1 2 (3.23%) Java
1 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
1 2 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) PMP
3 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) PMO
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) SAP
3 3 (4.84%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.23%) Snow
5 1 (1.61%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.61%) Pega