Period
to 23 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 23 February 2020 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 22 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -10
Contract jobs citing Finance 42 60 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.00% 6.68% 8.80%
As % of the General category 31.34% 26.67% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 52 83
Oxfordshire median daily rate £488 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% +13.43%
10th Percentile £215 £306 £292
90th Percentile £850 £623 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £20.71 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.00% -19.57% -2.60%
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £20.71 £24.00
% change year-on-year -22.74% -13.71% -10.28%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 134 225 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 25.52% 25.06% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 175 270
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £450 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -5.01% +6.46%
10th Percentile £167 £244 £261
90th Percentile £585 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £45.50 £23.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.83% -29.23% +52.65%
10th Percentile £19.70 £17.26 £17.28
90th Percentile £49.05 £47.40 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £24.45 £21.25
% change year-on-year -10.00% +15.04% -8.37%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Oxfordshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Oxfordshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Oxfordshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Oxfordshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 14 £550 +18.92% 19
Banbury -1 4 £400 -23.81%
Abingdon -5 2 £275 -27.63% 5
Witney - 2 £290 - 1
Kidlington - 1 £850 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (21.43%) Oracle
5 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.05%) Retail
5 8 (19.05%) Marketing
5 8 (19.05%) Degree
5 8 (19.05%) Analytics
5 8 (19.05%) Power BI
5 8 (19.05%) Power Platform
6 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 7 (16.67%) Tableau
6 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 7 (16.67%) Java
6 7 (16.67%) CIMA
6 7 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (16.67%) ACCA
7 6 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (14.29%) MS Access
7 6 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (14.29%) Business Analytics
7 6 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
7 6 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (14.29%) DevOps
7 6 (14.29%) Prescriptive Analytics

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (2.38%) SAP Business One
5 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Power Platform
2 4 (9.52%) Azure
3 3 (7.14%) AWS
4 2 (4.76%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (2.38%) Office 365
5 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.38%) IPsec
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
1 1 (2.38%) OSPF
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.38%) VLAN
1 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Power BI
2 6 (14.29%) MS Access
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.38%) Parquet
4 1 (2.38%) Redis
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.38%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) JMeter
2 1 (2.38%) REST Assured
2 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (19.05%) Marketing
1 8 (19.05%) Retail
2 5 (11.90%) Public Sector
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) General Ledger
3 3 (7.14%) Publishing
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.38%) Billing
5 1 (2.38%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Law
5 1 (2.38%) Local Government
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Consultant
2 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Salesforce Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Power BI Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Tableau Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Kafka
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
1 2 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) CSS3
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) HTML5
2 1 (2.38%) jQuery
2 1 (2.38%) JSON
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) REST
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
2 1 (2.38%) Spring
2 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.38%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.38%) Anti-Piracy
3 1 (2.38%) AS400
3 1 (2.38%) Life Science
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
1 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.05%) Analytics
2 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (14.29%) Business Analytics
4 6 (14.29%) DevOps
4 6 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
4 6 (14.29%) Prescriptive Analytics
5 5 (11.90%) Scrum
6 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Migration
6 4 (9.52%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) Quote-to-Cash
7 3 (7.14%) Data Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Line Management
7 3 (7.14%) Order to Cash
8 2 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.90%) Apex Code
4 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) ACCA
2 7 (16.67%) CIMA
3 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.38%) Foglight
1 1 (2.38%) OSSEC
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
1 1 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Tableau
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (9.52%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Ariba
5 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) CommVault
5 1 (2.38%) Databricks
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Meraki
5 1 (2.38%) NetApp
5 1 (2.38%) Qualys
5 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec
5 1 (2.38%) VMware