Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 24 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 65 107 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.93% 8.98% 10.58%
As % of the General category 29.28% 36.27% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 83 113
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £258
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £35.00 £26.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.39% +60.23%
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £24.50 £23.68
% change year-on-year +8.16% +3.46% +6.43%

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 222 295 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.67% 24.75% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 246 285
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +6.51%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £275
90th Percentile £585 £600 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% -3.45% +64.77%
10th Percentile £20.60 £23.90 £11.88
90th Percentile £46.00 £46.00 £37.93
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +41.67% -5.88% -0.14%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +6 27 £450 -10.00% 22
Banbury 0 6 £450 +40.08% 7
Henley-on-Thames - 5 £250 -
Abingdon -7 4 £380 - 4
Wallingford - 3 £588 -
Carterton +3 1 £380 -10.59%
Witney - 1 - - 2
Thame - 1 £585 - 4
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.46%) Java
3 12 (18.46%) Banking
4 11 (16.92%) Oracle
4 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 10 (15.38%) Marketing
6 9 (13.85%) CRM
7 8 (12.31%) Windows
7 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
7 8 (12.31%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
8 7 (10.77%) ITIL
8 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
8 7 (10.77%) Migration
8 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.23%) Office 365
9 6 (9.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (9.23%) SAP
9 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
9 6 (9.23%) C#
9 6 (9.23%) .NET
9 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (9.23%) B2B
9 6 (9.23%) Project Management
9 6 (9.23%) SDLC
10 5 (7.69%) React

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 (3.08%) Confluence
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.54%) Drupal
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.62%) Markit EDM
3 2 (3.08%) Sage X3
4 1 (1.54%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.54%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Office 365
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.54%) GitHub
4 1 (1.54%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Skype
2 2 (3.08%) FTP
2 2 (3.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.54%) DHCP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.15%) Big Data
4 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.54%) MS Access
6 1 (1.54%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.54%) Power BI
6 1 (1.54%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.54%) Redis
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
1 2 (3.08%) Selenium
1 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.54%) JUnit
2 1 (1.54%) NUnit
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.54%) TestNG
General
1 12 (18.46%) Banking
2 10 (15.38%) Marketing
3 4 (6.15%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.15%) Front Office
4 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) Electronics
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.77%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 5 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) AWS Software Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.69%) Integration Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Salesforce Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Salesforce Software Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Workday Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
2 6 (9.23%) .NET
3 5 (7.69%) React
4 3 (4.62%) CSS
4 3 (4.62%) HTML
4 3 (4.62%) RESTful
5 2 (3.08%) CSS3
5 2 (3.08%) HTML5
5 2 (3.08%) LESS
5 2 (3.08%) Node.js
5 2 (3.08%) SOAP
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.54%) REST
6 1 (1.54%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.54%) Sass
6 1 (1.54%) scikit-learn
6 1 (1.54%) Silex
6 1 (1.54%) TensorFlow
6 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) iPhone
2 4 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) BYOD
5 1 (1.54%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 9 (13.85%) CRM
5 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.77%) ITIL
6 7 (10.77%) Migration
7 6 (9.23%) B2B
7 6 (9.23%) Project Management
7 6 (9.23%) SDLC
8 5 (7.69%) ERP
8 5 (7.69%) ETL
8 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Change Management
9 4 (6.15%) Financial Analysis
9 4 (6.15%) Innovative Thinking
10 3 (4.62%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (4.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) Java
2 6 (9.23%) C#
2 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.69%) Java 8
3 5 (7.69%) SQL
4 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
1 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) ACCA
2 1 (1.54%) CIMA
2 1 (1.54%) CISSP
2 1 (1.54%) MCSE
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.54%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) PMO
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) GDPR
3 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.54%) Foglight
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle
3 8 (12.31%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (9.23%) SAP
5 5 (7.69%) Apple
6 2 (3.08%) Sage
7 1 (1.54%) CA
7 1 (1.54%) Capita
7 1 (1.54%) Facebook
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) Infor
7 1 (1.54%) NetApp
7 1 (1.54%) Northgate
7 1 (1.54%) VMware
7 1 (1.54%) Workday