Period
to 14 October 2019

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 6 months to 14 October 2019 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +9
Contract jobs citing Finance 106 126 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.01% 10.62% 12.34%
As % of the General category 30.46% 34.71% 39.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 70 141
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £423 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.05% +31.03% -9.38%
10th Percentile £142 £281 £213
90th Percentile £608 £588 £488
East of England median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.00 - £17.00
10th Percentile £13.50 - £13.50
90th Percentile £14.50 - £21.56
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +65.79%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 348 363 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 29.59% 30.61% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 183 257
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £213 £268 £200
90th Percentile £625 £588 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 58
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.80% -56.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.40 £11.73 £14.95
90th Percentile £48.83 £48.65 £49.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.43% -53.33% +20.97%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Cambridgeshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 14 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 71 £413 -13.16% 49
Peterborough -14 12 £400 -20.00% 5
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 30 (28.30%) SAP
2 28 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
5 16 (15.09%) Change Management
6 14 (13.21%) Telecoms
6 14 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (13.21%) ITIL
6 14 (13.21%) SQL
6 14 (13.21%) Oracle
6 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (12.26%) Office 365
7 13 (12.26%) Java
7 13 (12.26%) Manufacturing
8 12 (11.32%) Project Management
8 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
8 12 (11.32%) Degree
9 11 (10.38%) Programme Management
9 11 (10.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (10.38%) Analytics
9 11 (10.38%) Public Sector
10 10 (9.43%) ACCA
10 10 (9.43%) JIRA
10 10 (9.43%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.49%) Scrum
11 9 (8.49%) CIMA
11 9 (8.49%) XML
11 9 (8.49%) ETL
11 9 (8.49%) Data Warehouse

Finance
Co-occurring 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 7 (6.60%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.83%) Confluence
2 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.94%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (4.72%) SAP CO
1 5 (4.72%) SAP FI
1 5 (4.72%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.94%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.94%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Office 365
2 7 (6.60%) AWS
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.94%) Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.94%) PaaS
3 1 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Skype
1 7 (6.60%) Unified Communications
2 6 (5.66%) PBX
3 1 (0.94%) ADSL
3 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.94%) MPLS
3 1 (0.94%) VoIP
3 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.72%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.89%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.94%) Essbase
7 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) JIRA
2 5 (4.72%) Selenium
3 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.83%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.83%) JMeter
4 2 (1.89%) Appium
4 2 (1.89%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.94%) TestNG
5 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 13 (12.26%) Manufacturing
3 11 (10.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (10.38%) Public Sector
4 7 (6.60%) Marketing
5 6 (5.66%) Electronics
6 4 (3.77%) Banking
7 2 (1.89%) Legal
8 1 (0.94%) Automotive
8 1 (0.94%) Back Office
8 1 (0.94%) Billing
8 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Local Government
8 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (18.87%) Analyst
2 14 (13.21%) Developer
3 9 (8.49%) Business Analyst
4 7 (6.60%) Architect
4 7 (6.60%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.66%) Consultant
5 6 (5.66%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Technical Architect
6 5 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Project Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Technical Leader
7 4 (3.77%) Test Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.49%) XML
2 8 (7.55%) .NET
2 8 (7.55%) Web Services
3 7 (6.60%) RESTful
4 6 (5.66%) JSON
5 5 (4.72%) Kafka
6 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (3.77%) CSS
6 4 (3.77%) React
7 3 (2.83%) CSS3
7 3 (2.83%) HTML
7 3 (2.83%) HTML5
8 2 (1.89%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (1.89%) GraphQL
8 2 (1.89%) Ionic Framework
8 2 (1.89%) Vue.js
9 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.94%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.94%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.72%) User Experience
4 3 (2.83%) Life Science
4 3 (2.83%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.89%) PMI
5 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Windows
2 6 (5.66%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.89%) Android
3 2 (1.89%) Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (15.09%) Change Management
4 14 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (13.21%) ITIL
5 12 (11.32%) Project Management
6 11 (10.38%) Analytics
6 11 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (10.38%) Programme Management
7 10 (9.43%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.49%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (8.49%) ERP
8 9 (8.49%) ETL
8 9 (8.49%) Scrum
9 8 (7.55%) Project Delivery
9 8 (7.55%) Record to Report
9 8 (7.55%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.60%) Microservices
10 7 (6.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.21%) SQL
2 13 (12.26%) Java
3 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.55%) Python
4 4 (3.77%) PHP
4 4 (3.77%) Ruby
5 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.89%) C#
7 1 (0.94%) C++
7 1 (0.94%) Groovy
7 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.94%) R
7 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Degree
2 10 (9.43%) ACCA
3 9 (8.49%) CIMA
4 4 (3.77%) CCA
4 4 (3.77%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.83%) PMP
6 2 (1.89%) CISM
6 2 (1.89%) CISSP
6 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.94%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.94%) MBA
7 1 (0.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
2 4 (3.77%) IFRS
3 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.83%) PMO
4 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.94%) GxP
5 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.94%) P3O
5 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Firmware
2 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.94%) Docker
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.94%) Ansible
2 1 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.94%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (28.30%) SAP
2 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 14 (13.21%) Oracle
4 7 (6.60%) ShoreTel
5 6 (5.66%) Tagetik
6 5 (4.72%) WorldPay
7 4 (3.77%) Adaptive Insights
8 3 (2.83%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.89%) Ariba
9 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.89%) Cisco
9 2 (1.89%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.89%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.89%) Workday
10 1 (0.94%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.94%) CA
10 1 (0.94%) Citrix
10 1 (0.94%) Concur
10 1 (0.94%) IBM
10 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft