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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 198 138 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.60% 17.95% 24.76%
As % of the General category 66.89% 52.67% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 114 115
Average daily rate
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£396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £510 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
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
296 262 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 33.79% 34.07% 39.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 192 159
Average daily rate £390 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -42.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £12.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 January 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 30 January 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 81 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (18.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (11.72%) Banking
4 50 (11.49%) Linux
5 49 (11.26%) SQL
6 43 (9.89%) MS Excel
7 41 (9.43%) HTML
7 41 (9.43%) PHP
7 41 (9.43%) Project Management
7 41 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 39 (8.97%) JavaScript
8 39 (8.97%) MySQL
8 39 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (8.51%) Apache
10 37 (8.51%) jQuery
10 37 (8.51%) CentOS
11 36 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (8.28%) HTML5
12 34 (7.82%) Security Cleared
12 34 (7.82%) Git (software)
12 34 (7.82%) Business Analysis
12 34 (7.82%) Automated Testing
13 33 (7.59%) Zend
13 33 (7.59%) Zend Framework
13 33 (7.59%) Refactoring
13 33 (7.59%) SAP
13 33 (7.59%) Telecoms
13 33 (7.59%) PHPUnit
13 33 (7.59%) Mentoring

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (8.51%) Apache
2 24 (5.52%) SAS
3 11 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.46%) IIS
7 2 (0.46%) Liferay
7 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) Confluence
8 1 (0.23%) Lync
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.23%) Node.js
8 1 (0.23%) nginx
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 43 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (4.60%) MS Office
4 18 (4.14%) MS Project
5 12 (2.76%) MS Visio
6 10 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.46%) InDesign
7 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 23 (5.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.38%) Agresso
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.46%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) MoSes
5 1 (0.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.23%) Summit
5 1 (0.23%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.23%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.38%) SaaS
4 4 (0.92%) PaaS
5 3 (0.69%) IaaS
5 3 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.84%) Firewall
2 5 (1.15%) WAN
3 4 (0.92%) LAN
3 4 (0.92%) Internet
3 4 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (0.69%) VPN
5 2 (0.46%) HTTP
5 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.46%) DNS
5 2 (0.46%) IMAP
6 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.23%) FWSM
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.23%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.23%) Fast Ethernet
6 1 (0.23%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (0.23%) Network Security
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.97%) MySQL
2 38 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.68%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.84%) MS Access
5 5 (1.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.69%) QlikView
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.69%) Essbase
8 2 (0.46%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.46%) ZAP BI
8 2 (0.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.23%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.23%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 34 (7.82%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.59%) PHPUnit
3 12 (2.76%) Selenium
4 11 (2.53%) WATIR
5 10 (2.30%) WebDriver
6 9 (2.07%) JMeter
7 4 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.46%) ERwin
8 2 (0.46%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.46%) JIRA
8 2 (0.46%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.46%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.23%) Hudson
9 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.23%) GitLab
9 1 (0.23%) Maven
General
1 51 (11.72%) Banking
2 33 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 31 (7.13%) Marketing
4 23 (5.29%) Manufacturing
4 23 (5.29%) Electronics
5 22 (5.06%) Retail
6 16 (3.68%) Legal
7 13 (2.99%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.61%) Law
9 5 (1.15%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.92%) Military
10 4 (0.92%) Local Government
11 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.69%) Back Office
12 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.46%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 139 (31.95%) Analyst
2 78 (17.93%) Business Analyst
3 73 (16.78%) Project Manager
4 54 (12.41%) Developer
5 24 (5.52%) Senior Manager
6 23 (5.29%) Architect
7 20 (4.60%) Consultant
8 19 (4.37%) Senior Project Manager
8 19 (4.37%) PHP Developer
9 15 (3.45%) Programme Manager
10 14 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (3.22%) Software Engineer
11 12 (2.76%) PMO Analyst
12 11 (2.53%) Test Analyst
12 11 (2.53%) Tester
12 11 (2.53%) Data Analyst
13 9 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (2.07%) Security Analyst
13 9 (2.07%) Test Manager
14 8 (1.84%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.43%) HTML
2 37 (8.51%) jQuery
3 36 (8.28%) HTML5
4 33 (7.59%) Zend Framework
4 33 (7.59%) Doctrine
5 11 (2.53%) Web Services
6 10 (2.30%) .NET
7 8 (1.84%) LAMP
7 8 (1.84%) Middleware
7 8 (1.84%) XML
7 8 (1.84%) Spring
8 6 (1.38%) JSON
9 5 (1.15%) WCF
9 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.15%) CSS
10 4 (0.92%) J2EE
10 4 (0.92%) REST
11 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.69%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.75%) Open Source
3 23 (5.29%) DTV
4 13 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.07%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.92%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (0.69%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.46%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.46%) NHS
9 2 (0.46%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.46%) User Experience
9 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.46%) Social Media
10 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.23%) Statistics
10 1 (0.23%) EPoS
10 1 (0.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (11.49%) Linux
2 37 (8.51%) CentOS
3 16 (3.68%) Windows
4 4 (0.92%) Fedora
4 4 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.69%) UNIX
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (18.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (9.43%) Project Management
3 41 (9.43%) Software Engineering
4 39 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (7.82%) Business Analysis
6 34 (7.82%) Automated Testing
7 33 (7.59%) Refactoring
7 33 (7.59%) Mentoring
8 32 (7.36%) Programme Management
9 24 (5.52%) Digital Marketing
10 19 (4.37%) PRINCE2
10 19 (4.37%) Scrum
10 19 (4.37%) Migration
11 15 (3.45%) Change Management
11 15 (3.45%) ETL
12 12 (2.76%) Service Delivery
12 12 (2.76%) SOA
12 12 (2.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 49 (11.26%) SQL
2 41 (9.43%) PHP
3 39 (8.97%) JavaScript
4 27 (6.21%) Java
5 20 (4.60%) VBA
6 8 (1.84%) Ruby
7 7 (1.61%) C#
7 7 (1.61%) Python
8 3 (0.69%) Golang
8 3 (0.69%) PHP5
8 3 (0.69%) VB
9 2 (0.46%) C
9 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.23%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.23%) COBOL
10 1 (0.23%) Perl
10 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (7.82%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.37%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.91%) Degree
4 14 (3.22%) ISEB
5 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.69%) ISACA
6 3 (0.69%) GPEN
6 3 (0.69%) GSEC
6 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.69%) CEH
6 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.69%) CISSP
6 3 (0.69%) MCP
6 3 (0.69%) SSCP
6 3 (0.69%) CISA
6 3 (0.69%) CISM
6 3 (0.69%) GIAC
6 3 (0.69%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (0.46%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.29%) Solvency II
2 10 (2.30%) QA
3 8 (1.84%) SLA
4 6 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.69%) COBIT
6 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.23%) FATCA
8 1 (0.23%) COREP
8 1 (0.23%) FINREP
8 1 (0.23%) BS25999
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) NFS
2 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) vSphere
3 1 (0.23%) XenApp
3 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.92%) Puppet
3 2 (0.46%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 33 (7.59%) Zend
1 33 (7.59%) SAP
2 31 (7.13%) Oracle
2 31 (7.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.07%) Informatica
3 9 (2.07%) Teradata
4 8 (1.84%) Business Objects
5 7 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.38%) Cisco
7 4 (0.92%) IBM
7 4 (0.92%) HP
7 4 (0.92%) Citrix
7 4 (0.92%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.92%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.69%) Intel
8 3 (0.69%) Adobe
8 3 (0.69%) VMware
9 2 (0.46%) Amdocs
9 2 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £320 - £321 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £620 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £365.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £555 - £605 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £505 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago