The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 198 156 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.84% 17.77% 23.70%
As % of the General category 66.67% 52.35% 62.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 125 118
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £510 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -19.51%
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
297 298 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.26% 33.94% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 211 170
Average daily rate £375 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Bristol region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 76 (18.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 61 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (13.60%) Banking
4 48 (11.46%) SQL
4 48 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (10.02%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (9.79%) Linux
6 41 (9.79%) Project Management
7 40 (9.55%) MS Excel
8 39 (9.31%) SAP
8 39 (9.31%) Marketing
9 38 (9.07%) Programme Management
10 37 (8.83%) HTML
11 36 (8.59%) Security Cleared
12 35 (8.35%) Business Analysis
12 35 (8.35%) Telecoms
13 34 (8.11%) JavaScript
14 33 (7.88%) PHP
15 32 (7.64%) Software Engineering
15 32 (7.64%) HTML5
16 31 (7.40%) MySQL
16 31 (7.40%) Apache
17 30 (7.16%) Microsoft
17 30 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (7.16%) CentOS
17 30 (7.16%) Digital Marketing
18 29 (6.92%) jQuery
18 29 (6.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 29 (6.92%) DTV
18 29 (6.92%) Electronics

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (7.40%) Apache
2 20 (4.77%) SAS
3 16 (3.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.72%) Liferay
4 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.48%) IIS
5 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.24%) Confluence
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.24%) Node.js
6 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.24%) JBoss
6 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.24%) CMS
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.24%) Mule
6 1 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.25%) MS Office
3 20 (4.77%) MS Project
4 18 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.91%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.48%) InDesign
7 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.48%) FastStats
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.24%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 29 (6.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.19%) Agresso
3 2 (0.48%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) MoSes
4 1 (0.24%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.24%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.24%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.48%) CheetahMail
4 2 (0.48%) Pure360
4 2 (0.48%) SaaS
4 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.91%) Firewall
2 5 (1.19%) WAN
3 4 (0.95%) LAN
3 4 (0.95%) Internet
3 4 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (0.72%) VPN
5 2 (0.48%) DNS
5 2 (0.48%) HTTP
5 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.24%) FWSM
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.24%) MPLS
6 1 (0.24%) OSPF
6 1 (0.24%) BGP
6 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.24%) SAN
6 1 (0.24%) VoIP
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.02%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (7.40%) MySQL
3 14 (3.34%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.95%) MS Access
6 3 (0.72%) QlikView
6 3 (0.72%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.48%) ZAP BI
7 2 (0.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (0.48%) Essbase
7 2 (0.48%) DataStage
8 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.24%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.24%) DB2
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.24%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 28 (6.68%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.44%) PHPUnit
3 8 (1.91%) Selenium
4 7 (1.67%) WATIR
5 6 (1.43%) WebDriver
5 6 (1.43%) JMeter
6 3 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.48%) ERwin
7 2 (0.48%) JIRA
7 2 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.48%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.24%) GitLab
8 1 (0.24%) Toad
8 1 (0.24%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (13.60%) Banking
2 39 (9.31%) Marketing
3 35 (8.35%) Telecoms
4 29 (6.92%) Electronics
4 29 (6.92%) Manufacturing
5 28 (6.68%) Retail
6 14 (3.34%) Legal
7 9 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.91%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.67%) Military
9 7 (1.67%) Local Government
10 6 (1.43%) Law
11 5 (1.19%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.48%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 140 (33.41%) Analyst
2 78 (18.62%) Business Analyst
3 72 (17.18%) Project Manager
4 49 (11.69%) Developer
5 24 (5.73%) Architect
6 18 (4.30%) Consultant
7 17 (4.06%) Senior Manager
8 16 (3.82%) PHP Developer
9 14 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (3.34%) Programme Manager
10 12 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
11 11 (2.63%) Software Engineer
11 11 (2.63%) Test Analyst
11 11 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
12 10 (2.39%) Data Analyst
12 10 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (2.39%) Security Analyst
12 10 (2.39%) Test Manager
13 8 (1.91%) Financial Business Analyst
14 7 (1.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.83%) HTML
2 32 (7.64%) HTML5
3 29 (6.92%) jQuery
4 27 (6.44%) Doctrine
4 27 (6.44%) Zend Framework
5 11 (2.63%) .NET
6 9 (2.15%) XML
6 9 (2.15%) Spring
7 7 (1.67%) Middleware
8 6 (1.43%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.43%) Web Services
9 5 (1.19%) CSS
9 5 (1.19%) JSON
10 4 (0.95%) Spring MVC
10 4 (0.95%) WCF
10 4 (0.95%) REST
11 3 (0.72%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.48%) CSS3
12 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.92%) DTV
2 27 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.91%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 7 (1.67%) Open Source
6 4 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.48%) User Experience
8 2 (0.48%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.48%) Statistics
8 2 (0.48%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.24%) PMI
9 1 (0.24%) EPoS
9 1 (0.24%) NHS
9 1 (0.24%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.24%) FMCG
9 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.24%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.79%) Linux
2 30 (7.16%) CentOS
3 13 (3.10%) Windows
4 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.72%) UNIX
5 3 (0.72%) Fedora
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (18.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 61 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (9.79%) Project Management
5 38 (9.07%) Programme Management
6 35 (8.35%) Business Analysis
7 32 (7.64%) Software Engineering
8 30 (7.16%) Digital Marketing
8 30 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (6.68%) Automated Testing
10 27 (6.44%) Refactoring
10 27 (6.44%) Mentoring
11 23 (5.49%) PRINCE2
12 17 (4.06%) Change Management
13 15 (3.58%) CRM
14 14 (3.34%) Scrum
14 14 (3.34%) Resource Management
14 14 (3.34%) Financial Modelling
15 13 (3.10%) ITIL
16 12 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.46%) SQL
2 34 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 33 (7.88%) PHP
4 22 (5.25%) Java
5 16 (3.82%) VBA
6 9 (2.15%) C#
7 6 (1.43%) Python
7 6 (1.43%) Ruby
8 3 (0.72%) VB
8 3 (0.72%) Golang
9 2 (0.48%) PHP5
9 2 (0.48%) C
9 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.24%) Perl
10 1 (0.24%) COBOL
10 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (8.59%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.01%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.53%) Degree
4 15 (3.58%) ISEB
5 6 (1.43%) VCP4
5 6 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.72%) MCP
7 3 (0.72%) CISSP
7 3 (0.72%) SSCP
7 3 (0.72%) CISA
7 3 (0.72%) CISM
7 3 (0.72%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (0.72%) GIAC
7 3 (0.72%) GSEC
7 3 (0.72%) CEH
7 3 (0.72%) ISACA
7 3 (0.72%) GPEN
8 2 (0.48%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.77%) Solvency II
2 8 (1.91%) SLA
3 7 (1.67%) QA
4 5 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.95%) COBIT
5 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.24%) BS25999
8 1 (0.24%) FATCA
8 1 (0.24%) COREP
8 1 (0.24%) FINREP
System Software
1 9 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.48%) NFS
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) XenApp
3 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.95%) Puppet
2 4 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 39 (9.31%) SAP
2 30 (7.16%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.44%) Zend
4 20 (4.77%) Oracle
5 12 (2.86%) Teradata
6 7 (1.67%) Informatica
7 6 (1.43%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.43%) Cisco
7 6 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.19%) IBM
9 4 (0.95%) Citrix
9 4 (0.95%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.72%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.72%) HP
10 3 (0.72%) Adobe
11 2 (0.48%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.48%) Siebel
11 2 (0.48%) Ariba
11 2 (0.48%) Sage
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £401450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £570 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £200 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago