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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 242 193 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.74% 20.91% 24.63%
As % of the General category 75.39% 64.33% 63.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 151 104
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.82 £24.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.18% +63.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.91 £19.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-3.02% +0.56%
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
321 300 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.47% 32.50% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 216 154
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -18.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 87 (20.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 67 (15.58%) Banking
3 60 (13.95%) SQL
4 58 (13.49%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (11.40%) SAP
7 49 (11.40%) Project Management
8 42 (9.77%) MS Excel
9 41 (9.53%) Marketing
10 40 (9.30%) Retail
10 40 (9.30%) Programme Management
11 34 (7.91%) Telecoms
12 31 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (6.98%) Security Cleared
14 29 (6.74%) Digital Marketing
14 29 (6.74%) Manufacturing
15 28 (6.51%) Electronics
15 28 (6.51%) HTML
15 28 (6.51%) DTV
15 28 (6.51%) Microsoft
15 28 (6.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 27 (6.28%) Business Analysis
16 27 (6.28%) PRINCE2
16 27 (6.28%) Linux
17 26 (6.05%) MS Project
18 25 (5.81%) JavaScript
18 25 (5.81%) PHP
18 25 (5.81%) Oracle
18 25 (5.81%) SQL Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 23 (5.35%) SAS
2 19 (4.42%) Apache
3 14 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.47%) Node.js
4 2 (0.47%) Lync
4 2 (0.47%) Mule
4 2 (0.47%) Liferay
4 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) nginx
5 1 (0.23%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 42 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.05%) MS Project
3 21 (4.88%) MS Office
4 19 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (3.26%) MS Visio
6 9 (2.09%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.47%) FastStats
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.47%) InDesign
7 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.23%) SPSS
8 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 28 (6.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.93%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.47%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.47%) SAP FI-GL
4 2 (0.47%) Unica
4 2 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.47%) Agresso
5 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.23%) Primavera
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Maximo
5 1 (0.23%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Summit
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.70%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) CheetahMail
4 2 (0.47%) Pure360
4 2 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.47%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.63%) Firewall
2 6 (1.40%) VPN
3 5 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (0.70%) DNS
4 3 (0.70%) LAN
4 3 (0.70%) WAN
4 3 (0.70%) Internet
5 2 (0.47%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (0.47%) FWSM
6 1 (0.23%) DHCP
6 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.23%) HTTP
6 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.23%) VoIP
6 1 (0.23%) SAN
6 1 (0.23%) MPLS
6 1 (0.23%) OSPF
6 1 (0.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) BGP
6 1 (0.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.49%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.58%) MySQL
4 11 (2.56%) MS Access
5 7 (1.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.16%) Base SAS
7 5 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.70%) DataStage
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.70%) Big Data
9 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.47%) QlikView
9 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.47%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 18 (4.19%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.49%) PHPUnit
3 3 (0.70%) JMeter
3 3 (0.70%) WATIR
3 3 (0.70%) Selenium
3 3 (0.70%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.47%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.47%) ERwin
5 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.23%) Log4Net
5 1 (0.23%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.23%) GitLab
General
1 67 (15.58%) Banking
2 41 (9.53%) Marketing
3 40 (9.30%) Retail
4 34 (7.91%) Telecoms
5 29 (6.74%) Manufacturing
6 28 (6.51%) Electronics
7 16 (3.72%) Legal
8 10 (2.33%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.40%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.40%) Local Government
9 6 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.16%) Military
11 4 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.70%) Law
13 2 (0.47%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.47%) Billing
13 2 (0.47%) Advertising
14 1 (0.23%) Back Office
14 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 140 (32.56%) Analyst
2 79 (18.37%) Business Analyst
3 67 (15.58%) Project Manager
4 59 (13.72%) Developer
5 26 (6.05%) Architect
6 15 (3.49%) Data Analyst
6 15 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (3.49%) Financial Business Analyst
7 14 (3.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 14 (3.26%) Senior Manager
8 13 (3.02%) Consultant
9 12 (2.79%) PHP Developer
9 12 (2.79%) Test Analyst
9 12 (2.79%) Programme Manager
10 10 (2.33%) PMO Analyst
10 10 (2.33%) PMO Manager
10 10 (2.33%) SQL Developer
10 10 (2.33%) Test Manager
11 9 (2.09%) Test Leader
12 7 (1.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.51%) HTML
2 20 (4.65%) HTML5
3 19 (4.42%) jQuery
4 17 (3.95%) Doctrine
5 15 (3.49%) Zend Framework
6 12 (2.79%) .NET
7 10 (2.33%) Spring
7 10 (2.33%) XML
8 7 (1.63%) CSS
9 6 (1.40%) Middleware
9 6 (1.40%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.16%) Web Services
11 4 (0.93%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.93%) REST
11 4 (0.93%) Spring MVC
11 4 (0.93%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.93%) JSON
12 3 (0.70%) LAMP
13 2 (0.47%) Laravel
13 2 (0.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.51%) DTV
3 8 (1.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.40%) Open Source
4 6 (1.40%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.70%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.70%) User Experience
5 3 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.47%) FMCG
6 2 (0.47%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.47%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.47%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.23%) EPoS
7 1 (0.23%) NHS
7 1 (0.23%) PMI
7 1 (0.23%) Statistics
7 1 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.23%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.28%) Linux
2 20 (4.65%) CentOS
3 9 (2.09%) Windows
4 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.70%) Fedora
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.47%) UNIX
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (20.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 54 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (11.40%) Project Management
5 40 (9.30%) Programme Management
6 29 (6.74%) Digital Marketing
7 27 (6.28%) Business Analysis
7 27 (6.28%) PRINCE2
8 21 (4.88%) Software Engineering
9 18 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (4.19%) Mentoring
10 17 (3.95%) ETL
11 15 (3.49%) CRM
11 15 (3.49%) ITIL
11 15 (3.49%) Automated Testing
11 15 (3.49%) Refactoring
11 15 (3.49%) Resource Management
12 14 (3.26%) Change Management
12 14 (3.26%) Scrum
13 13 (3.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.95%) SQL
2 25 (5.81%) JavaScript
2 25 (5.81%) PHP
3 22 (5.12%) VBA
4 19 (4.42%) Java
5 9 (2.09%) C#
6 8 (1.86%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.63%) Python
7 7 (1.63%) Ruby
8 4 (0.93%) VB
9 3 (0.70%) Go
10 2 (0.47%) PHP5
10 2 (0.47%) C
11 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.23%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 30 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.19%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.95%) Degree
4 12 (2.79%) ISEB
5 7 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.70%) MCP
6 3 (0.70%) CISSP
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.70%) ACCA
6 3 (0.70%) SSCP
6 3 (0.70%) CISA
6 3 (0.70%) CISM
6 3 (0.70%) CIMA
6 3 (0.70%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (0.70%) GIAC
6 3 (0.70%) CEH
6 3 (0.70%) GSEC
6 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.70%) ISACA
6 3 (0.70%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.72%) Solvency II
2 11 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.16%) QA
5 4 (0.93%) COBIT
5 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.47%) SLA
7 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.23%) Basel II
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.23%) BS25999
8 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.23%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.70%) XenApp
3 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.47%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.47%) Xen
4 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.70%) SCCM
2 3 (0.70%) Puppet
2 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 49 (11.40%) SAP
2 28 (6.51%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.81%) Oracle
4 20 (4.65%) Business Objects
5 19 (4.42%) Zend
6 11 (2.56%) Teradata
7 9 (2.09%) Cisco
8 8 (1.86%) Informatica
9 7 (1.63%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.16%) IBM
10 5 (1.16%) Citrix
11 4 (0.93%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.70%) CA
12 3 (0.70%) HP
12 3 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.70%) Wyse
12 3 (0.70%) VMware
13 2 (0.47%) AlgoSec
13 2 (0.47%) Telerik
13 2 (0.47%) AppSense
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Orgtel
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Orgtel
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