Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 161 114 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.29% 10.63% 14.57%
As % of the General category 34.70% 42.38% 65.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 75 136
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £351 £400 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.38% -12.09% +21.33%
10th Percentile £227 £263 £303
90th Percentile £491 £570 £700
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £15.50
East of England median hourly rate £33.52 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +67.58% -6.98% +30.30%

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 464 269 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 35.42% 25.09% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 132 163
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £226 £263 £208
90th Percentile £538 £574 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 25 19
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +32.08% -29.33%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.13 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £43.75 £47.00
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year +66.67% -14.29% +10.53%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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
Peterborough -1 66 £325 -18.75% 17
Cambridge -4 61 £363 -9.38% 88
Huntingdon +2 5 £473 +170.00% 1
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 63 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.50%) Java
3 31 (19.25%) SDLC
4 30 (18.63%) Scrum
5 27 (16.77%) Retail
6 25 (15.53%) Project Management
7 23 (14.29%) JIRA
8 20 (12.42%) SOAP
8 20 (12.42%) Web Services
9 19 (11.80%) SQL
9 19 (11.80%) PRINCE2
10 18 (11.18%) Spring
11 17 (10.56%) Business Analysis
12 16 (9.94%) SAP
12 16 (9.94%) .NET
12 16 (9.94%) J2EE
12 16 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (9.94%) RESTful
12 16 (9.94%) Confluence
12 16 (9.94%) SoapUI
13 15 (9.32%) Jenkins
14 14 (8.70%) User Stories
14 14 (8.70%) C#
14 14 (8.70%) Oracle
14 14 (8.70%) SQL Server
14 14 (8.70%) Programme Management
14 14 (8.70%) Manufacturing
14 14 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (8.07%) Atlassian
15 13 (8.07%) JSON

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 16 (9.94%) Confluence
2 13 (8.07%) JBoss
2 13 (8.07%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.48%) IIS
5 3 (1.86%) Apache
5 3 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.24%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.62%) SAS
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.86%) Sage X3
3 2 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.62%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.62%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.62%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.62%) Unica
4 1 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.86%) PaaS
2 3 (1.86%) SaaS
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.48%) SMS
2 2 (1.24%) ATM
2 2 (1.24%) Firewall
3 1 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.86%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.24%) Big Data
6 2 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.24%) MySQL
6 2 (1.24%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.62%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.62%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (14.29%) JIRA
2 16 (9.94%) SoapUI
3 15 (9.32%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (7.45%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.45%) TeamCity
5 11 (6.83%) Selenium
6 10 (6.21%) JUnit
6 10 (6.21%) Maven
7 7 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.73%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.73%) NUnit
8 6 (3.73%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.11%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.11%) Gradle
10 4 (2.48%) JMeter
11 3 (1.86%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.86%) JBehave
11 3 (1.86%) Robot Framework
12 2 (1.24%) RSpec
General
1 27 (16.77%) Retail
2 14 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.97%) Banking
4 6 (3.73%) Electronics
4 6 (3.73%) Legal
4 6 (3.73%) Marketing
4 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (27.33%) Project Manager
2 30 (18.63%) Analyst
2 30 (18.63%) Developer
3 14 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 12 (7.45%) C# Developer
5 11 (6.83%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.83%) Data Analyst
5 11 (6.83%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (6.21%) SSIS Developer
6 10 (6.21%) SSRS Developer
7 9 (5.59%) IT Manager
7 9 (5.59%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (4.97%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.35%) C# WCF Developer
9 7 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.35%) WCF Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.42%) SOAP
1 20 (12.42%) Web Services
2 18 (11.18%) Spring
3 16 (9.94%) .NET
3 16 (9.94%) J2EE
3 16 (9.94%) RESTful
4 13 (8.07%) JSON
5 11 (6.83%) XML
6 9 (5.59%) Hibernate
6 9 (5.59%) REST
7 8 (4.97%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.97%) WCF
8 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (3.73%) jQuery
9 5 (3.11%) Gherkin
9 5 (3.11%) Velocity
10 4 (2.48%) CSS
10 4 (2.48%) WPF
11 3 (1.86%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.24%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.73%) NHS
5 5 (3.11%) PMI
6 4 (2.48%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.86%) User Experience
8 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.62%) BYOD
9 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.62%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.24%) Windows
2 1 (0.62%) Android
2 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.25%) SDLC
3 30 (18.63%) Scrum
4 25 (15.53%) Project Management
5 19 (11.80%) PRINCE2
6 17 (10.56%) Business Analysis
7 14 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 14 (8.70%) User Stories
8 13 (8.07%) Migration
9 12 (7.45%) BDD
9 12 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (7.45%) ERP
10 11 (6.83%) Test Automation
11 10 (6.21%) TDD
12 9 (5.59%) Acceptance Criteria
12 9 (5.59%) API Development
12 9 (5.59%) ATDD
12 9 (5.59%) Data Analysis
12 9 (5.59%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.50%) Java
2 19 (11.80%) SQL
3 14 (8.70%) C#
4 12 (7.45%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.48%) Scala
7 3 (1.86%) Python
8 2 (1.24%) C++
8 2 (1.24%) Ruby
8 2 (1.24%) VBA
9 1 (0.62%) R
9 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.73%) MCSE
1 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (3.73%) PMI Certification
2 5 (3.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 5 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.11%) CISM
2 5 (3.11%) CISSP
2 5 (3.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 3 (1.86%) GIAC
3 3 (1.86%) OSCP
3 3 (1.86%) PMP
3 3 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.62%) CCSP
4 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.11%) PMO
2 4 (2.48%) SLA
3 3 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.86%) GDPR
3 3 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) SAP
2 14 (8.70%) Oracle
3 13 (8.07%) Atlassian
4 11 (6.83%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.73%) VMware
6 3 (1.86%) Ariba
6 3 (1.86%) Concur
6 3 (1.86%) Sage
7 2 (1.24%) Citrix
8 1 (0.62%) Adobe
8 1 (0.62%) Alterian
8 1 (0.62%) Apple
8 1 (0.62%) IBM
8 1 (0.62%) Informatica
8 1 (0.62%) Progress
8 1 (0.62%) RapidMiner
8 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.62%) Talend
8 1 (0.62%) Teradata