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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 238 139 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.87% 22.98% 24.32%
As % of the General category 68.59% 64.65% 57.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 105 157
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £481 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.66%
Finance
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
347 215 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.80% 35.54% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 162 244
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £486 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 16
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.25 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £31.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 79 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (17.45%) SQL
3 71 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (14.86%) Banking
5 51 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (11.79%) Project Management
7 45 (10.61%) MS Excel
8 35 (8.25%) Linux
9 34 (8.02%) Microsoft
9 34 (8.02%) Marketing
10 33 (7.78%) SQL Server
11 32 (7.55%) MySQL
12 31 (7.31%) Oracle
12 31 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (7.08%) Software Engineering
13 30 (7.08%) Business Analysis
14 29 (6.84%) Retail
14 29 (6.84%) Programme Management
15 28 (6.60%) SAS
15 28 (6.60%) PHP
15 28 (6.60%) Security Cleared
16 27 (6.37%) Open Source
16 27 (6.37%) jQuery
16 27 (6.37%) HTML
16 27 (6.37%) SAP
16 27 (6.37%) PRINCE2
16 27 (6.37%) Telecoms
17 26 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (5.90%) CentOS
19 24 (5.66%) Automated Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 28 (6.60%) SAS
2 23 (5.42%) Apache
3 8 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.42%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.94%) CMS
7 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.47%) Lync
8 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.47%) JBoss
8 2 (0.47%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.24%) Mule
9 1 (0.24%) Confluence
9 1 (0.24%) Liferay
9 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 45 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.01%) MS Office
3 16 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (3.30%) MS Project
5 7 (1.65%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 21 (4.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.65%) Agresso
3 4 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.47%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.24%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.24%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.24%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.65%) SaaS
2 6 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.94%) PaaS
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.71%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) CheetahMail
5 1 (0.24%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.71%) Firewall
1 3 (0.71%) Intranet
1 3 (0.71%) Internet
2 2 (0.47%) WAN
2 2 (0.47%) DNS
2 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.47%) IMAP
3 1 (0.24%) HTTP
3 1 (0.24%) LAN
3 1 (0.24%) FWSM
3 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.55%) MySQL
3 31 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.36%) OLAP
7 10 (2.36%) MS Access
8 8 (1.89%) OLAP Cube
8 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.94%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.94%) QlikView
10 3 (0.71%) Essbase
11 2 (0.47%) ZAP BI
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (4.72%) Git (software)
1 20 (4.72%) PHPUnit
2 16 (3.77%) Selenium
3 14 (3.30%) WATIR
3 14 (3.30%) WebDriver
4 12 (2.83%) JMeter
5 5 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.71%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.71%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.47%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.24%) Maven
8 1 (0.24%) JIRA
8 1 (0.24%) MSI
8 1 (0.24%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.24%) Toad
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (14.86%) Banking
2 34 (8.02%) Marketing
3 29 (6.84%) Retail
4 27 (6.37%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.19%) Legal
5 22 (5.19%) Manufacturing
6 21 (4.95%) Electronics
7 17 (4.01%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.65%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.18%) Law
10 4 (0.94%) Military
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Local Government
11 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Front Office
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (28.30%) Analyst
2 69 (16.27%) Developer
3 65 (15.33%) Project Manager
4 56 (13.21%) Business Analyst
5 20 (4.72%) Senior Manager
6 18 (4.25%) Architect
6 18 (4.25%) Test Analyst
7 17 (4.01%) Consultant
7 17 (4.01%) Tester
8 16 (3.77%) Data Analyst
8 16 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
9 13 (3.07%) Programme Manager
9 13 (3.07%) Software Engineer
10 12 (2.83%) Business Developer
11 11 (2.59%) MI Analyst
12 9 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.12%) PHP Developer
13 8 (1.89%) PHP Zend Developer
13 8 (1.89%) SQL Developer
13 8 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.37%) jQuery
1 27 (6.37%) HTML
2 20 (4.72%) Zend Framework
2 20 (4.72%) HTML5
3 12 (2.83%) Web Services
4 10 (2.36%) .NET
4 10 (2.36%) Middleware
5 9 (2.12%) LAMP
6 7 (1.65%) CSS
7 5 (1.18%) Spring
7 5 (1.18%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.94%) J2EE
8 4 (0.94%) Servlets
8 4 (0.94%) JSON
9 3 (0.71%) WCF
9 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.71%) Java EE
9 3 (0.71%) XML
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.24%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.37%) Open Source
2 26 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.95%) DTV
4 18 (4.25%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.12%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.18%) Copywriting
6 5 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.94%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.71%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.71%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.71%) Replication
8 3 (0.71%) PMI
9 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.47%) User Experience
9 2 (0.47%) Social Media
9 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.47%) NHS
9 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.25%) Linux
2 25 (5.90%) CentOS
3 19 (4.48%) Windows
4 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.18%) Fedora
4 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.94%) UNIX
5 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.47%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) Android
8 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (11.79%) Project Management
5 30 (7.08%) Software Engineering
5 30 (7.08%) Business Analysis
6 29 (6.84%) Programme Management
7 27 (6.37%) PRINCE2
8 24 (5.66%) Automated Testing
8 24 (5.66%) Migration
8 24 (5.66%) Scrum
9 23 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (5.19%) Digital Marketing
10 22 (5.19%) Refactoring
11 21 (4.95%) Mentoring
12 18 (4.25%) ETL
13 17 (4.01%) Change Management
14 15 (3.54%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (3.30%) Test Scripting
16 13 (3.07%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (17.45%) SQL
2 28 (6.60%) PHP
3 23 (5.42%) JavaScript
3 23 (5.42%) VBA
4 19 (4.48%) Java
5 15 (3.54%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.59%) C#
7 7 (1.65%) Ruby
8 6 (1.42%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.42%) Python
9 5 (1.18%) C
10 4 (0.94%) VB
10 4 (0.94%) PHP5
11 2 (0.47%) Perl
12 1 (0.24%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.24%) C++
12 1 (0.24%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 28 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.95%) Degree
2 21 (4.95%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.77%) ISEB
4 7 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.47%) CCAB
7 2 (0.47%) APMP
8 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.24%) CIMA
8 1 (0.24%) ACCA
8 1 (0.24%) CISSP
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.19%) Solvency II
2 8 (1.89%) QA
3 5 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.18%) SLA
4 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) Basel II
5 1 (0.24%) P3O
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) FATCA
5 1 (0.24%) COREP
5 1 (0.24%) FINREP
System Software
1 10 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.47%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.71%) SCCM
3 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.31%) Oracle
3 27 (6.37%) SAP
4 20 (4.72%) Zend
5 16 (3.77%) Business Objects
6 12 (2.83%) Teradata
7 8 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.94%) Informatica
9 3 (0.71%) VMware
9 3 (0.71%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.71%) HP
9 3 (0.71%) Intel
9 3 (0.71%) IBM
10 2 (0.47%) Cisco
10 2 (0.47%) Citrix
10 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.24%) IronPort
11 1 (0.24%) Confirmit
11 1 (0.24%) Kalido
11 1 (0.24%) Civica
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £345 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Kainos Software
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Kainos
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago