The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing Finance 17 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 18.48% 23.47% 11.57%
As % of the General category 60.71% 69.70% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 11
Median daily rate £375 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £103 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £483 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +32.00%  
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 Peterborough with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 28 33 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 30.43% 33.67% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 21
Median daily rate £375 £335 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% -7.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £108 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.16% +14.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £16.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £31.00 £44.25
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 Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Peterborough

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Peterborough over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Peterborough

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 22 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Finance.

1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Information Security
2 6 (19.35%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) Web Services
3 5 (16.13%) SOA
3 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
4 4 (12.90%) Adobe
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) .NET
4 4 (12.90%) J2EE
4 4 (12.90%) HTML
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Spring
4 4 (12.90%) Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Apache Flex
4 4 (12.90%) Data Quality
4 4 (12.90%) Defect Management
4 4 (12.90%) PMO
5 3 (9.68%) GDPR
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 (9.68%) JBoss
2 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Appium
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.23%) JBehave
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JMeter
2 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Japanese Language
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.90%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) PMO Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
7 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Flex
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) J2EE
2 4 (12.90%) Spring
3 3 (9.68%) Java EE
4 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) AS400
2 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Information Security
3 5 (16.13%) SOA
3 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Defect Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.45%) CISM
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SSCP
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Data Quality
1 4 (12.90%) PMO
2 3 (9.68%) GDPR
2 3 (9.68%) QA
3 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Adobe
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) DataFlux
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP