The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bristol region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 182 104 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.01% 19.44% 31.32%
As % of the General category 69.20% 51.49% 59.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 81 198
Average daily rate
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£360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +181.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
263 202 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 33.25% 37.76% 52.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 139 317
Average daily rate £350 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £42.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.35% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Finance
South West

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 90 (24.26%) SQL
2 82 (22.10%) Banking
3 74 (19.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (12.40%) Project Management
6 37 (9.97%) Marketing
7 36 (9.70%) VBA
8 35 (9.43%) Business Analysis
9 33 (8.89%) SQL Server
9 33 (8.89%) MS Excel
10 32 (8.63%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (8.09%) PRINCE2
12 29 (7.82%) Scrum
12 29 (7.82%) Retail
13 27 (7.28%) Business Objects
14 25 (6.74%) SAP
15 24 (6.47%) Degree
16 23 (6.20%) SAS
16 23 (6.20%) Programme Management
17 22 (5.93%) Telecoms
18 21 (5.66%) Legal
18 21 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (5.39%) MS Office
20 19 (5.12%) Oracle
20 19 (5.12%) Windows
20 19 (5.12%) ISEB
20 19 (5.12%) Change Management
20 19 (5.12%) Migration
20 19 (5.12%) User Acceptance Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 23 (6.20%) SAS
2 12 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.27%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.27%) Lync
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 33 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.39%) MS Office
3 18 (4.85%) MS Project
4 11 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.43%) InfoPath
6 4 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (4.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.81%) MoSes
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.54%) Agresso
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.27%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.81%) Jelastic
2 3 (0.81%) SaaS
2 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.27%) CheetahMail
3 1 (0.27%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.89%) Intranet
2 6 (1.62%) Firewall
3 5 (1.35%) Internet
4 3 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.27%) SAN
5 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.63%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (3.50%) Data Mining
5 12 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.23%) MS Access
6 11 (2.96%) MySQL
6 11 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.16%) OLAP
8 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.35%) Base SAS
10 4 (1.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.81%) QlikView
11 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.81%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 15 (4.04%) Selenium
2 13 (3.50%) JMeter
2 13 (3.50%) WATIR
2 13 (3.50%) WebDriver
3 6 (1.62%) LoadRunner
4 5 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.81%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.54%) JBehave
6 2 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.54%) JUnit
6 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.27%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.27%) jMock
7 1 (0.27%) Maven
7 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.27%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 82 (22.10%) Banking
2 37 (9.97%) Marketing
3 29 (7.82%) Retail
4 22 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 21 (5.66%) Legal
6 18 (4.85%) Manufacturing
7 17 (4.58%) Electronics
8 10 (2.70%) Retail Banking
9 9 (2.43%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.35%) Advertising
11 3 (0.81%) Automotive
12 2 (0.54%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.54%) Law
12 2 (0.54%) Publishing
13 1 (0.27%) Military
13 1 (0.27%) Front Office
13 1 (0.27%) Back Office
13 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 123 (33.15%) Analyst
2 62 (16.71%) Developer
3 58 (15.63%) Business Analyst
4 49 (13.21%) Project Manager
5 19 (5.12%) Test Analyst
5 19 (5.12%) Data Analyst
6 18 (4.85%) Tester
7 17 (4.58%) Architect
8 15 (4.04%) MI Analyst
9 12 (3.23%) Consultant
10 11 (2.96%) Technical Tester
11 10 (2.70%) SAS Analyst
11 10 (2.70%) SQL Developer
11 10 (2.70%) Business Developer
11 10 (2.70%) Programme Manager
12 9 (2.43%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (2.43%) Contracts Manager
13 8 (2.16%) Lead Developer
13 8 (2.16%) Senior Manager
14 7 (1.89%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.96%) XML
2 10 (2.70%) CSS
2 10 (2.70%) HTML
3 7 (1.89%) Web Services
3 7 (1.89%) jQuery
4 6 (1.62%) .NET
5 5 (1.35%) Spring
6 4 (1.08%) LAMP
6 4 (1.08%) Middleware
6 4 (1.08%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.81%) Servlets
7 3 (0.81%) JSON
7 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.81%) RESTful
8 2 (0.54%) REST
8 2 (0.54%) HTML5
8 2 (0.54%) Ajax
8 2 (0.54%) Java EE
8 2 (0.54%) J2EE
8 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.58%) DTV
2 13 (3.50%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.50%) Open Source
3 5 (1.35%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.08%) PMI
5 3 (0.81%) Replication
5 3 (0.81%) AS400
5 3 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.81%) Statistics
5 3 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (0.81%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.54%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.54%) Copywriting
6 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.27%) NHS
7 1 (0.27%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.27%) CMDB
7 1 (0.27%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.27%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.12%) Windows
2 15 (4.04%) Linux
3 6 (1.62%) UNIX
4 4 (1.08%) CentOS
4 4 (1.08%) Fedora
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.54%) Android
7 1 (0.27%) AIX
7 1 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (19.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 49 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (12.40%) Project Management
4 35 (9.43%) Business Analysis
5 30 (8.09%) PRINCE2
6 29 (7.82%) Scrum
7 23 (6.20%) Programme Management
8 20 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (5.12%) Change Management
9 19 (5.12%) Migration
9 19 (5.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (4.58%) Digital Marketing
11 16 (4.31%) Test Scripting
12 15 (4.04%) ETL
12 15 (4.04%) Data Analysis
13 14 (3.77%) Data Modelling
14 13 (3.50%) Performance Testing
14 13 (3.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (3.23%) Customer Insight
15 12 (3.23%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (24.26%) SQL
2 36 (9.70%) VBA
3 16 (4.31%) T-SQL
4 13 (3.50%) Java
4 13 (3.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.43%) PHP
6 6 (1.62%) C#
7 5 (1.35%) VB
7 5 (1.35%) Ruby
8 4 (1.08%) PHP5
8 4 (1.08%) C
8 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.08%) Python
9 3 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.27%) ABAP
10 1 (0.27%) C++
10 1 (0.27%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 24 (6.47%) Degree
2 19 (5.12%) ISEB
3 16 (4.31%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.04%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (2.43%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.35%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.08%) APMP
8 4 (1.08%) CISSP
9 3 (0.81%) ACCA
10 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.54%) CIMA
10 2 (0.54%) PMP
10 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.27%) MBA
11 1 (0.27%) CISA
11 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.27%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.50%) Solvency II
2 7 (1.89%) QA
3 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.54%) Basel II
5 1 (0.27%) COREP
5 1 (0.27%) FINREP
5 1 (0.27%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) P3O
5 1 (0.27%) FATCA
5 1 (0.27%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.81%) SCCM
3 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (7.28%) Business Objects
2 25 (6.74%) SAP
3 19 (5.12%) Oracle
4 17 (4.58%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.50%) Teradata
6 12 (3.23%) IBM
7 6 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.35%) VMware
9 4 (1.08%) Cognos
10 3 (0.81%) AlgoSec
10 3 (0.81%) Citrix
10 3 (0.81%) Cisco
10 3 (0.81%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.81%) Informatica
10 3 (0.81%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.81%) Kalido
11 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.54%) HP
11 2 (0.54%) JBoss
12 1 (0.27%) Sage
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