The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South East / Thames Valley
Rank 1 - 1
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 50.00% - 50.00%
As % of the General category 100.00% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £623 - £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% +27.94%  

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 the Thames Valley with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Thames Valley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 50.00% 100.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £623 £158 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +295.23% -76.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 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 the Thames Valley

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in the Thames Valley

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in the Thames Valley

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 25 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Finance.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) SPML
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Python

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) SPML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle