The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 8 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 57 55 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.78% 8.86% 9.09%
As % of the General category 42.86% 49.55% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 43
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £275 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £68.00 £10.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +580.00% -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% +20.83%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 133 111 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.14% 17.87% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 65 73
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £527 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.15% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.90 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Cambridgeshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Cambridgeshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Cambridgeshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 19 £413 - 35
Huntingdon +5 14 £300 -4.00% 1
Peterborough +1 14 £400 - 3
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 40 (28.78%) Project Management
2 33 (23.74%) Web Services
3 31 (22.30%) HTML
3 31 (22.30%) Java
4 28 (20.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (18.71%) .NET
6 24 (17.27%) CRM
6 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (16.55%) Programme Management
7 23 (16.55%) ASP.NET
8 22 (15.83%) JavaScript
8 22 (15.83%) OO
8 22 (15.83%) SOA
9 21 (15.11%) SAP
9 21 (15.11%) Hibernate
9 21 (15.11%) Spring
10 20 (14.39%) Apache Flex
10 20 (14.39%) Risk Management
10 20 (14.39%) J2EE
10 20 (14.39%) Adobe
11 19 (13.67%) PMI Certification
11 19 (13.67%) Banking
12 17 (12.23%) Information Security
12 17 (12.23%) Analytics
13 16 (11.51%) PMI
14 14 (10.07%) Telecoms
14 14 (10.07%) PRINCE2
15 13 (9.35%) SQL
15 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
16 12 (8.63%) Marketing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.16%) JBoss
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.32%) MS Project
3 4 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.04%) SAP CRM
1 7 (5.04%) SAP ERP
2 4 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.16%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.44%) Endur
4 2 (1.44%) SAP MDG
4 2 (1.44%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.72%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.72%) Primavera
5 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.72%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.72%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.16%) Firewall
2 2 (1.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) LDAP
3 1 (0.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.88%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (2.88%) Big Data
3 4 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.44%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.44%) MySQL
5 2 (1.44%) PowerCenter
5 2 (1.44%) Spotfire
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.44%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.47%) Selenium
3 8 (5.76%) Appium
3 8 (5.76%) WebDriver
4 7 (5.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (5.04%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.32%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.32%) JBehave
5 6 (4.32%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (3.60%) JIRA
7 4 (2.88%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.72%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 19 (13.67%) Banking
2 14 (10.07%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.63%) Marketing
4 6 (4.32%) Back Office
4 6 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.88%) Electronics
6 3 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.16%) Publishing
7 2 (1.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.72%) French Language
8 1 (0.72%) German Language
8 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (25.18%) Project Manager
2 26 (18.71%) Analyst
3 23 (16.55%) Architect
4 15 (10.79%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (9.35%) Developer
5 13 (9.35%) Technical Manager
6 11 (7.91%) IT Manager
6 11 (7.91%) Technical Project Manager
7 9 (6.47%) SAP Manager
7 9 (6.47%) SAP Project Manager
8 8 (5.76%) HR Manager
8 8 (5.76%) Programme Manager
9 7 (5.04%) IT Programme Manager
9 7 (5.04%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Lead Project Manager
10 6 (4.32%) Project Leader
11 5 (3.60%) Payments Architect
11 5 (3.60%) Payments Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.60%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.74%) Web Services
2 31 (22.30%) HTML
3 26 (18.71%) .NET
4 23 (16.55%) ASP.NET
5 21 (15.11%) Hibernate
5 21 (15.11%) Spring
6 20 (14.39%) Apache Flex
6 20 (14.39%) J2EE
7 7 (5.04%) Silverlight
8 5 (3.60%) XML
9 4 (2.88%) HTML5
10 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.16%) Java EE
10 3 (2.16%) REST
10 3 (2.16%) WCF
11 2 (1.44%) CSS
11 2 (1.44%) CSS3
11 2 (1.44%) WebKit
12 1 (0.72%) Kafka
12 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) PMI
2 12 (8.63%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.88%) Learning Management System
6 3 (2.16%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.16%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.44%) AS400
7 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.44%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.44%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.72%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.72%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.72%) Life Science
8 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.47%) Windows
2 7 (5.04%) Linux
3 4 (2.88%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.16%) Android
4 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.44%) Unix
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.78%) Project Management
2 28 (20.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.27%) CRM
4 23 (16.55%) Programme Management
5 22 (15.83%) OO
5 22 (15.83%) SOA
6 20 (14.39%) Risk Management
7 17 (12.23%) Analytics
7 17 (12.23%) Information Security
8 14 (10.07%) PRINCE2
9 12 (8.63%) ERP
9 12 (8.63%) Service Management
10 10 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.47%) Defect Management
11 9 (6.47%) Presales
12 8 (5.76%) Automation Testing
12 8 (5.76%) Business Transformation
12 8 (5.76%) Data Analytics
12 8 (5.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.30%) Java
2 22 (15.83%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.35%) SQL
4 4 (2.88%) C#
4 4 (2.88%) C++
5 3 (2.16%) Python
6 2 (1.44%) C
6 2 (1.44%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.72%) Perl
7 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.72%) R
7 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (13.67%) PMI Certification
2 5 (3.60%) Degree
3 4 (2.88%) PMP
4 3 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) ISEB
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) PMO
2 8 (5.76%) QA
3 5 (3.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.16%) GDPR
5 2 (1.44%) SLA
6 1 (0.72%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.72%) vCloud
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) MOM
2 2 (1.44%) Ansible
3 1 (0.72%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 21 (15.11%) SAP
2 20 (14.39%) Adobe
3 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.04%) Oracle
5 6 (4.32%) Talend
6 5 (3.60%) Nokia
6 5 (3.60%) Workday
7 4 (2.88%) Embarcadero
7 4 (2.88%) Saba
7 4 (2.88%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.88%) VMware
8 3 (2.16%) Nokia Networks
9 2 (1.44%) Cisco
9 2 (1.44%) EMC
9 2 (1.44%) Informatica
9 2 (1.44%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.44%) OpenLink
9 2 (1.44%) Planview
9 2 (1.44%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
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