Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 18 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
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 47 44 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 32.87% 57.89% 71.04%
As % of the General category 62.67% 89.80% 89.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 142
Knutsford median daily rate £365 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £99 £309 £301
90th Percentile £514 £438 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -3.53% - +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Knutsford median hourly rate £70.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £52.50 £38.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year +35.48% -29.55% +305.60%

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 Knutsford with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 75 49 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 52.45% 64.47% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 154
Knutsford median daily rate £363 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £128 £306 £302
90th Percentile £514 £438 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Knutsford median hourly rate £70.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -37.78% +22.85%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Knutsford

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Knutsford

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Knutsford over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Knutsford

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 18 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 24 (51.06%) Banking
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Web Services
4 8 (17.02%) Java
4 8 (17.02%) Retail Banking
5 7 (14.89%) TDD
5 7 (14.89%) Oracle
5 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
6 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
6 6 (12.77%) Middleware
6 6 (12.77%) ITIL
6 6 (12.77%) Windows
6 6 (12.77%) Scrum
7 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 5 (10.64%) CMS
7 5 (10.64%) Content Management
7 5 (10.64%) HTML
7 5 (10.64%) SQL
7 5 (10.64%) Linux
7 5 (10.64%) REST
7 5 (10.64%) Time Management
7 5 (10.64%) Spring
7 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
8 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) Content Marketing
8 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.51%) SMS

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 5 (10.64%) CMS
2 3 (6.38%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) SAS
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) npm
2 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) SMS
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) Essbase
2 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) DB2
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.38%) Bitbucket
3 3 (6.38%) Gradle
3 3 (6.38%) JIRA
3 3 (6.38%) JUnit
3 3 (6.38%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.26%) Grunt
4 2 (4.26%) gulp
4 2 (4.26%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) Ant
5 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) Xcode
General
1 24 (51.06%) Banking
2 8 (17.02%) Retail Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Marketing
4 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Law
6 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Content Editor
6 4 (8.51%) Junior
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Middleware Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Assistant Project Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Backup Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.13%) iOS Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Project Assistant
9 1 (2.13%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) Middleware
3 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 5 (10.64%) REST
3 5 (10.64%) Spring
4 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.51%) SOAP
5 3 (6.38%) CSS
5 3 (6.38%) CSS3
5 3 (6.38%) HTML5
5 3 (6.38%) JSON
5 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.26%) .NET
6 2 (4.26%) Java EE
6 2 (4.26%) JPA
6 2 (4.26%) jQuery
6 2 (4.26%) Node.js
6 2 (4.26%) RESTful
6 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.51%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Animation
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) AIX
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.89%) TDD
3 6 (12.77%) ITIL
3 6 (12.77%) Scrum
3 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
3 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.64%) Content Management
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.64%) Time Management
5 4 (8.51%) Change Management
5 4 (8.51%) Content Marketing
5 4 (8.51%) OO
5 4 (8.51%) SDLC
5 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.38%) BDD
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps
6 3 (6.38%) SOA
6 3 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (6.38%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.13%) ES6
5 1 (2.13%) Jython
5 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) R
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) PMO
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) PowerBroker
1 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Terraform
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Adobe
2 4 (8.51%) Perforce
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Capita
4 2 (4.26%) CyberArk
4 2 (4.26%) Hyperion
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.13%) Apple
5 1 (2.13%) Brocade
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas