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 28 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.

Financial
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Contract jobs citing Finance 39 26 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 13.98% 11.02% 13.98%
As % of the General category 61.90% 37.68% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 38
Median daily rate £400 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £310 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +37.93% +22.53%  

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 63 69 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 22.58% 29.24% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 61
Median daily rate £450 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

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

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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 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Oxford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Oxford

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (19.05%) ETL
5 12 (19.05%) Java
5 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 10 (15.87%) Banking
6 10 (15.87%) T-SQL
6 10 (15.87%) Degree
6 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (14.29%) RESTful
7 9 (14.29%) MS Office
7 9 (14.29%) FTP
8 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
8 8 (12.70%) Dell
8 8 (12.70%) Analytics
8 8 (12.70%) Boomi
9 7 (11.11%) Process Improvement
9 7 (11.11%) OO
9 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 7 (11.11%) HTML
9 7 (11.11%) Scrum
10 6 (9.52%) Oracle
10 6 (9.52%) ITIL
10 6 (9.52%) CSS
10 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
10 6 (9.52%) HTML5

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 2 (3.17%) Apache
1 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Markit EDM
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (6.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle TCA
3 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.17%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.59%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.59%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Boomi
2 1 (1.59%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) FTP
2 2 (3.17%) Network Security
2 2 (3.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.76%) Data Lake
5 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.17%) MySQL
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.17%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 10 (15.87%) Banking
2 5 (7.94%) Front Office
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) ETL Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 6 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.94%) Angular Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Database Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Salesforce Developer
7 4 (6.35%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Salesforce Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Support
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) RESTful
2 7 (11.11%) HTML
3 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 6 (9.52%) CSS
3 6 (9.52%) HTML5
4 5 (7.94%) CSS3
4 5 (7.94%) LESS
4 5 (7.94%) Sass
5 2 (3.17%) .NET
5 2 (3.17%) J2EE
5 2 (3.17%) WAP
6 1 (1.59%) JSP
6 1 (1.59%) Middleware
6 1 (1.59%) REST
6 1 (1.59%) SAP ALE
6 1 (1.59%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (1.59%) SOAP
6 1 (1.59%) Spring
6 1 (1.59%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (7.94%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) EPoS
3 2 (3.17%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
1 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.05%) ETL
3 8 (12.70%) Analytics
4 7 (11.11%) OO
4 7 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 7 (11.11%) Scrum
5 6 (9.52%) Front End Development
5 6 (9.52%) ITIL
5 6 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (7.94%) ERP
6 5 (7.94%) OOP
6 5 (7.94%) Order to Cash
6 5 (7.94%) Project Management
7 4 (6.35%) B2B
7 4 (6.35%) CRM
7 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) Java
3 10 (15.87%) T-SQL
4 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
5 2 (3.17%) VBScript
6 1 (1.59%) ABAP
6 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.59%) SOQL
6 1 (1.59%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.76%) MCP
4 2 (3.17%) ISEB
4 2 (3.17%) MCSE
4 2 (3.17%) MCTS
4 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.59%) IIBA
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.59%) PMO
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (12.70%) Dell
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) BMC
4 4 (6.35%) Remedy
5 2 (3.17%) Adobe
5 2 (3.17%) Apple
5 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Sophos
6 1 (1.59%) CODA