Period
to 29 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Financial
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +14
Contract jobs citing Finance 71 123 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 26.89% 32.63% 24.15%
As % of the General category 50.35% 64.74% 59.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 113 68
Chester median daily rate £378 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +4.92% +8.93%
10th Percentile £293 £259 £301
90th Percentile £525 £513 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Chester median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £11.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +78.27% -66.34%
Cheshire median hourly rate £36.24 £21.00 £12.64
% change year-on-year +72.56% +66.14% -63.89%

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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 141 190 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 53.41% 50.40% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 152 93
Chester median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +12.32%
10th Percentile £259 £250 £306
90th Percentile £521 £525 £550
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 32
Chester median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% -44.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £33.37 £33.25 £47.13
Cheshire median hourly rate £23.25 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +32.86% -30.00% -28.57%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Chester

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Chester

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Chester over the 6 months to 29 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Chester

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 34 (47.89%) Banking
2 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.72%) SQL
4 13 (18.31%) Oracle
4 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (11.27%) SAS
7 8 (11.27%) Java
7 8 (11.27%) Change Management
7 8 (11.27%) TDD
7 8 (11.27%) Analytics
7 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.86%) Investment Banking
8 7 (9.86%) Web Services
8 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.45%) IBM
9 6 (8.45%) HP
9 6 (8.45%) Linux
9 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
9 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (8.45%) Credit Risk
9 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.45%) Integration Testing
9 6 (8.45%) Process Improvement
9 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
9 6 (8.45%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (7.04%) RESTful

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 8 (11.27%) SAS
2 3 (4.23%) CMS
3 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.41%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.41%) PegaRULES
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.41%) Pega PRPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Firewall
1 3 (4.23%) NAS
1 3 (4.23%) SAN
2 2 (2.82%) BGP
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (2.82%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.82%) Intranet
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) OSPF
2 2 (2.82%) SMS
2 2 (2.82%) VPN
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.23%) Base SAS
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (2.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.82%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.41%) DataStage
6 1 (1.41%) DB2
6 1 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Toad
2 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.82%) FxCop
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) gulp
3 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) JUnit
3 2 (2.82%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.82%) ProC
3 2 (2.82%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.82%) Selenium
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) T4 Templates
3 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) webpack
4 1 (1.41%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.41%) JMeter
4 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (47.89%) Banking
2 7 (9.86%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Back Office
4 3 (4.23%) Legal
5 2 (2.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Analyst
2 17 (23.94%) Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Banking Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Database Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (5.63%) SAS Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Telephony Manager
7 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) Web Services
2 5 (7.04%) RESTful
2 5 (7.04%) SOAP
3 4 (5.63%) CSS
3 4 (5.63%) HTML
3 4 (5.63%) J2EE
3 4 (5.63%) JAXB
3 4 (5.63%) JAX-WS
3 4 (5.63%) JDBC
3 4 (5.63%) JSON
3 4 (5.63%) Laravel
3 4 (5.63%) POJO
3 4 (5.63%) React
3 4 (5.63%) Spring
3 4 (5.63%) WSDL
3 4 (5.63%) XML
3 4 (5.63%) XSLT
4 3 (4.23%) .NET
4 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.63%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.63%) IVR
4 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Derivative
4 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.82%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) DataPower
5 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.41%) PMI
5 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Unix
2 4 (5.63%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (11.27%) Analytics
3 8 (11.27%) Change Management
3 8 (11.27%) TDD
3 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
4 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
4 6 (8.45%) Integration Testing
4 6 (8.45%) Process Improvement
4 6 (8.45%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.04%) Data Analysis
5 5 (7.04%) ETL
5 5 (7.04%) Project Management
5 5 (7.04%) Time Management
5 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.04%) Workflow
6 4 (5.63%) Coaching
6 4 (5.63%) Kanban
6 4 (5.63%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) Java
3 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.63%) C#
4 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.63%) PHP
5 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.23%) VBA
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
6 2 (2.82%) PROC SQL
6 2 (2.82%) Python
6 2 (2.82%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) Korn
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) VBScript
7 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
1 2 (2.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.41%) MCSA
2 1 (1.41%) MCSE
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.41%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) IFRS
1 4 (5.63%) IFRS 9
2 3 (4.23%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) GDPR
3 2 (2.82%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.23%) vSphere
2 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Ansible
1 2 (2.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.41%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.41%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.45%) HP
3 6 (8.45%) IBM
4 2 (2.82%) Apple
4 2 (2.82%) BMC
4 2 (2.82%) BT
4 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco
4 2 (2.82%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) TSYS
5 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.41%) CA
5 1 (1.41%) Cognos
5 1 (1.41%) EMC
5 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.41%) NetApp
5 1 (1.41%) Pega
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
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