Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 99 122 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 7.96% 10.45% 13.66%
As % of the General category 34.02% 46.74% 48.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 101 127
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -7.82%
10th Percentile £378 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £570 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.12 £13.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.39% -12.81% -16.58%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.12 £12.50
90th Percentile £18.75 £12.12 £17.66
South East median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +16.25% +15.94% -23.33%

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 291 261 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.41% 22.35% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 221 274
Oxfordshire median daily rate £452 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £325 £263 £288
90th Percentile £638 £570 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £408
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.07% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £24.00 £14.92 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.91% -6.78% -4.90%
10th Percentile £15.70 £11.44 £12.56
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.25 £38.45
South East median hourly rate £29.13 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +35.47% +6.17% +1.25%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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 -8 45 £500 - 22
Banbury -3 11 £445 +22.76% 3
Thame - 8 £520 -
Witney - 2 - -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £213 -
Kidlington -11 1 £450 -11.11%
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.30%) SQL
3 27 (27.27%) Oracle
4 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
5 20 (20.20%) Scrum
5 20 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (17.17%) ETL
8 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (16.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 16 (16.16%) SAP
9 16 (16.16%) Migration
10 14 (14.14%) Windows
11 12 (12.12%) Web Services
11 12 (12.12%) Oracle Financials
11 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.12%) Kimball Methodology
12 11 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 11 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
12 11 (11.11%) Personalization
12 11 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 11 (11.11%) Data Modelling
12 11 (11.11%) XML
12 11 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (11.11%) PL/SQL
12 11 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
12 11 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
12 11 (11.11%) Marketing

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 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.03%) Documentum
4 2 (2.02%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.01%) Confluence
5 1 (1.01%) Drupal
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (16.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (12.12%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.03%) Markit EDM
4 3 (3.03%) Primavera
5 2 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (2.02%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (2.02%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (2.02%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.01%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.06%) Azure Data Factory
2 6 (6.06%) Google Analytics
3 4 (4.04%) GitHub
4 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.02%) Office 365
5 1 (1.01%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) SAN
2 2 (2.02%) Firewall
3 1 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 11 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (10.10%) Big Data
4 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 8 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (8.08%) Power BI
5 8 (8.08%) Qlik Sense
5 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.02%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.02%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.01%) Redis
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (7.07%) JIRA
3 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.04%) JDeveloper
5 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.02%) CMake
6 2 (2.02%) Selenium
6 2 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.02%) webpack
7 1 (1.01%) JUnit
7 1 (1.01%) NUnit
7 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.01%) TestNG
General
1 11 (11.11%) General Ledger
1 11 (11.11%) Marketing
2 9 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Publishing
3 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Billing
4 2 (2.02%) Electronics
4 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (43.43%) Developer
2 16 (16.16%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.11%) Consultant
5 9 (9.09%) Integration Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.06%) Agile Scrum Master
8 6 (6.06%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.06%) ETL Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Scrum Master
8 6 (6.06%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.06%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.12%) Web Services
2 11 (11.11%) XML
3 6 (6.06%) React
4 5 (5.05%) Node.js
5 4 (4.04%) CSS
5 4 (4.04%) HTML
6 3 (3.03%) .NET
6 3 (3.03%) CSS3
6 3 (3.03%) HTML5
6 3 (3.03%) Kafka
6 3 (3.03%) LESS
6 3 (3.03%) REST
6 3 (3.03%) Sass
7 2 (2.02%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.02%) Redux
8 1 (1.01%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.01%) Middleware
8 1 (1.01%) RESTful
8 1 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.02%) iPhone
3 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.01%) BYOD
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Replication
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Windows
2 9 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.02%) Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (20.20%) Scrum
3 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (17.17%) ETL
6 16 (16.16%) Migration
7 12 (12.12%) Kimball Methodology
8 11 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 11 (11.11%) Personalization
8 11 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 9 (9.09%) Change Management
9 9 (9.09%) CRM
9 9 (9.09%) Performance Management
10 8 (8.08%) Analytics
10 8 (8.08%) Application Packaging
10 8 (8.08%) DevOps
10 8 (8.08%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.07%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.30%) SQL
2 11 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 8 (8.08%) Java
4 6 (6.06%) Java 8
5 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.05%) PHP
6 4 (4.04%) C#
7 2 (2.02%) C++
7 2 (2.02%) ES6
7 2 (2.02%) Python
8 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.01%) Ruby
8 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) GDPR
2 8 (8.08%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.04%) PMO
4 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.02%) SLA
5 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.07%) vSphere
3 2 (2.02%) Docker
4 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) AirWatch
1 2 (2.02%) Ansible
1 2 (2.02%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) Foglight
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Oracle
2 16 (16.16%) SAP
3 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.08%) Google
4 8 (8.08%) HP
4 8 (8.08%) VMware
5 7 (7.07%) NetApp
6 6 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.04%) Infor
8 3 (3.03%) Adobe
8 3 (3.03%) Kronos
9 2 (2.02%) Apple
9 2 (2.02%) Citrix
9 2 (2.02%) CODA
9 2 (2.02%) F5
9 2 (2.02%) Workday
10 1 (1.01%) Capita
10 1 (1.01%) Facebook
10 1 (1.01%) Veeam