The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 7 18
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11  
Contract jobs citing Finance 23 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 7.03% 14.92% 9.01%
As % of the General category 45.10% 46.81% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 23
Median daily rate £475 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £225 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.12 £13.80 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.17% -17.97%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.57% -  

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 Oxford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 51 94 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 15.60% 31.86% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 70 66
Median daily rate £450 £405 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £310 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £520 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £13.80 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.73% -17.97%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Oxford

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Oxford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Oxford

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 13 (20.97%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (19.35%) ETL
3 12 (19.35%) Java
3 12 (19.35%) Banking
4 11 (17.74%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (14.52%) Oracle
5 9 (14.52%) Degree
6 8 (12.90%) Kimball Methodology
6 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (12.90%) ITIL
6 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
7 7 (11.29%) HTML
7 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
7 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.68%) CSS
8 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (9.68%) Scrum
8 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.68%) Front End Development
8 6 (9.68%) HTML5
9 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.06%) CSS3
9 5 (8.06%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (8.06%) Incident Management
9 5 (8.06%) Dimensional Modelling

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Markit EDM
1 4 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.23%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle TCA
3 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.61%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Boomi
2 2 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.61%) Force.com
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) FTP
2 2 (3.23%) Network Security
2 2 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.84%) Data Lake
5 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.23%) MySQL
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.61%) Redis
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (4.84%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.61%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.61%) VisualVM
4 1 (1.61%) YourKit
General
1 12 (19.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Publishing
3 2 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 8 (12.90%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Desktop Support
4 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Service Manager
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Angular Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) ETL Developer
5 5 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Salesforce Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.84%) IT Support
7 3 (4.84%) Salesforce Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) HTML
2 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
2 6 (9.68%) CSS
2 6 (9.68%) HTML5
3 5 (8.06%) CSS3
3 5 (8.06%) LESS
3 5 (8.06%) Sass
4 4 (6.45%) RESTful
5 2 (3.23%) .NET
5 2 (3.23%) J2EE
5 2 (3.23%) JSP
5 2 (3.23%) REST
5 2 (3.23%) SOAP
5 2 (3.23%) Spring
5 2 (3.23%) WAP
6 1 (1.61%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.61%) SAP ALE
6 1 (1.61%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (1.61%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) EPoS
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) CCTV
4 1 (1.61%) Robotics
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
1 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.35%) ETL
3 8 (12.90%) ITIL
3 8 (12.90%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
5 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.68%) Front End Development
5 6 (9.68%) Scrum
6 5 (8.06%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (8.06%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.45%) B2B
7 4 (6.45%) Change Management
7 4 (6.45%) CRM
7 4 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (6.45%) OO
7 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
7 4 (6.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) Java
3 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.23%) VBScript
7 1 (1.61%) ABAP
7 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) SOQL
7 1 (1.61%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.84%) MCP
5 2 (3.23%) MCSE
5 2 (3.23%) MCTS
5 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle
3 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.06%) Talend
5 4 (6.45%) BMC
5 4 (6.45%) Dell
5 4 (6.45%) Remedy
6 3 (4.84%) Apple
7 2 (3.23%) Adobe
7 2 (3.23%) SAP
7 2 (3.23%) Sophos