The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 10 14 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Finance 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 10.20% 5.06% 8.82%
As % of the General category 35.71% 30.77% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Median daily rate £400 £380 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -8.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £380 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 14 13 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 28.57% 16.46% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 11
Median daily rate £353 £380 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.23% -8.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £336 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £410 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
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 Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Cheltenham

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Cheltenham

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Finance.

1 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) Electronics
2 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 6 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) Confluence
5 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
5 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (18.75%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (18.75%) JIRA
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (18.75%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.25%) OrientDB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) EasyMock
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 6 (37.50%) Electronics
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) EJB
3 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) JSF
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) XHTML
3 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Wiki
3 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) CentOS
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) OOD
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat