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 3 months to 26 April 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 / Knutsford
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 23 71 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 40.35% 57.26% 58.93%
As % of the General category 62.16% 75.53% 82.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 58 25
Median daily rate £438 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +65.78% +5.55%  

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 Knutsford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37 94 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 64.91% 75.81% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 75 30
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £521 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.72% +16.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 26 April 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 25 (65.79%) Banking
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) ITIL
4 7 (18.42%) Unix
4 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
4 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (15.79%) AIX
5 6 (15.79%) Struts
5 6 (15.79%) Spring
6 5 (13.16%) Ajax
6 5 (13.16%) J2EE
6 5 (13.16%) EJB
6 5 (13.16%) JSP
6 5 (13.16%) Servlets
6 5 (13.16%) SOAP
6 5 (13.16%) JSON
6 5 (13.16%) JIRA
6 5 (13.16%) jQuery
7 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
7 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (10.53%) SDLC
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle
7 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) IntelliJ
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum

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 1 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Confluence
1 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
1 1 (2.63%) JBoss
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Demantra
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) IntelliJ
3 3 (7.89%) Gradle
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
General
1 25 (65.79%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Prime Brokerage
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Technology Risk Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Unix Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Spring
1 6 (15.79%) Struts
2 5 (13.16%) Ajax
2 5 (13.16%) EJB
2 5 (13.16%) J2EE
2 5 (13.16%) jQuery
2 5 (13.16%) JSON
2 5 (13.16%) JSP
2 5 (13.16%) Servlets
2 5 (13.16%) SOAP
3 3 (7.89%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) JMS
5 1 (2.63%) JSF
5 1 (2.63%) JTA
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.63%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) DataPower
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) HACMP
3 1 (2.63%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
1 7 (18.42%) Unix
2 6 (15.79%) AIX
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows
5 1 (2.63%) HPUX
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
3 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Scrum
3 4 (10.53%) SDLC
4 3 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) PRINCE
4 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.26%) Change Control
5 2 (5.26%) IT Audit
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.26%) RUP
5 2 (5.26%) Service Design
5 2 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.63%) COBOL
4 1 (2.63%) JCL
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CBAP
2 1 (2.63%) IIBA
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PMO
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.63%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.63%) RACF
2 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (2.63%) Netcool
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Veritas
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) CA
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) Kony
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.63%) Sybase
4 1 (2.63%) Yahoo!