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 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 14 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 14.89% 15.85% 21.01%
As % of the General category 58.33% 59.09% 58.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 25
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £268 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £478 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% +20.83%  

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 24 22 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 25.53% 26.83% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 37
Median daily rate £350 £294 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.14% -21.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £170 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £493 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance in Peterborough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Peterborough

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

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

1 22 (48.89%) Web Services
1 22 (48.89%) SOA
2 20 (44.44%) Adobe
2 20 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 20 (44.44%) OO
2 20 (44.44%) HTML
2 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 20 (44.44%) .NET
2 20 (44.44%) J2EE
2 20 (44.44%) Hibernate
2 20 (44.44%) Spring
2 20 (44.44%) Apache Flex
3 19 (42.22%) Java
4 17 (37.78%) Information Security
5 13 (28.89%) Banking
6 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.00%) Presales
8 8 (17.78%) Defect Management
8 8 (17.78%) Automation Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (17.78%) Selenium
9 7 (15.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (15.56%) WebDriver
9 7 (15.56%) Appium
9 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
9 7 (15.56%) TDD
9 7 (15.56%) Eclipse
10 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Back Office
10 6 (13.33%) QA

Finance
Top Related 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 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) Appium
2 7 (15.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (15.56%) Eclipse
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) WebDriver
3 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.11%) JBehave
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 13 (28.89%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.22%) French Language
3 1 (2.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Architect
2 14 (31.11%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (28.89%) Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Payments Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Payments Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Web Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Service Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) J2EE Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Java Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Web Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.44%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) Web Services
2 20 (44.44%) .NET
2 20 (44.44%) Apache Flex
2 20 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 20 (44.44%) Hibernate
2 20 (44.44%) HTML
2 20 (44.44%) J2EE
2 20 (44.44%) Spring
3 3 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) AS400
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
1 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) SOA
2 20 (44.44%) OO
3 17 (37.78%) Information Security
4 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.00%) Presales
6 8 (17.78%) Automation Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Defect Management
7 7 (15.56%) TDD
8 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.11%) ITIL
9 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
11 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
11 3 (6.67%) Project Management
11 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 19 (42.22%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) PMO
3 3 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 3 (6.67%) GDPR
4 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Adobe
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Rackspace