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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 225 227 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.48% 26.67% 16.64%
As % of the General category 66.57% 68.17% 49.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 183 78
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £548 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.78 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
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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
338 333 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.78% 39.13% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 242 145
Average daily rate £370 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 5
Average hourly rate £10.39 £12.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.41% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.88 £33.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 120 (27.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 112 (25.40%) Banking
3 79 (17.91%) SQL
4 56 (12.70%) Project Management
5 49 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 48 (10.88%) SAP
6 48 (10.88%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (10.88%) Marketing
7 47 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (9.98%) Retail
9 43 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (9.52%) SQL Server
11 40 (9.07%) MS Excel
12 33 (7.48%) Oracle
12 33 (7.48%) PRINCE2
12 33 (7.48%) Programme Management
13 31 (7.03%) Telecoms
13 31 (7.03%) .NET
14 30 (6.80%) VBA
15 29 (6.58%) Business Analysis
16 26 (5.90%) Microsoft
17 24 (5.44%) Manufacturing
17 24 (5.44%) Digital Marketing
18 23 (5.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 23 (5.22%) Data Analysis
18 23 (5.22%) Electronics
18 23 (5.22%) DTV
18 23 (5.22%) SAS
19 22 (4.99%) Change Management
20 21 (4.76%) ETL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.22%) SAS
2 18 (4.08%) Apache
3 8 (1.81%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.59%) JBoss
5 6 (1.36%) IIS
5 6 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.13%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.68%) Mule
7 3 (0.68%) Node.js
8 2 (0.45%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.45%) Lync
8 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.23%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 40 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (3.85%) MS Project
3 17 (3.85%) MS Office
4 12 (2.72%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (5.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.91%) Agresso
3 4 (0.91%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.23%) Maximo
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.36%) Google Analytics
1 6 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.59%) DNS
1 7 (1.59%) Firewall
2 5 (1.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.91%) VPN
4 3 (0.68%) LAN
5 1 (0.23%) WAN
5 1 (0.23%) SAN
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) Internet
5 1 (0.23%) MPLS
5 1 (0.23%) RSVP
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.23%) FWSM
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.88%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 20 (4.54%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (3.85%) MySQL
5 13 (2.95%) MS Access
6 10 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 6 (1.36%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.13%) Base SAS
11 4 (0.91%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.91%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.91%) OLAP
12 3 (0.68%) Big Data
12 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (1.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.36%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.13%) PHPUnit
4 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.45%) Subversion
5 1 (0.23%) Maven
5 1 (0.23%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) Toad
5 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 112 (25.40%) Banking
2 48 (10.88%) Marketing
3 44 (9.98%) Retail
4 31 (7.03%) Telecoms
5 24 (5.44%) Manufacturing
6 23 (5.22%) Electronics
7 18 (4.08%) Legal
8 16 (3.63%) Retail Banking
9 9 (2.04%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.36%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.13%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.91%) Military
12 4 (0.91%) Advertising
13 3 (0.68%) Back Office
13 3 (0.68%) Billing
14 2 (0.45%) Law
14 2 (0.45%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.23%) Publishing
15 1 (0.23%) Automotive
15 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (35.15%) Analyst
2 85 (19.27%) Business Analyst
3 68 (15.42%) Developer
4 64 (14.51%) Project Manager
5 22 (4.99%) Data Analyst
6 19 (4.31%) Test Analyst
6 19 (4.31%) Consultant
7 17 (3.85%) SQL Developer
8 15 (3.40%) Architect
8 15 (3.40%) Banking Business Analyst
9 13 (2.95%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 13 (2.95%) Test Leader
9 13 (2.95%) Financial Business Analyst
10 12 (2.72%) PMO Analyst
11 11 (2.49%) Financial Analyst
12 10 (2.27%) Lead Business Analyst
12 10 (2.27%) PMO Manager
12 10 (2.27%) Lead Project Manager
12 10 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.04%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.03%) .NET
2 12 (2.72%) ASP.NET
3 10 (2.27%) HTML
4 9 (2.04%) jQuery
5 8 (1.81%) Doctrine
5 8 (1.81%) CSS
6 6 (1.36%) Web Services
6 6 (1.36%) Spring
7 5 (1.13%) XML
7 5 (1.13%) J2EE
7 5 (1.13%) Zend Framework
7 5 (1.13%) HTML5
8 4 (0.91%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.68%) MDX
9 3 (0.68%) Spring MVC
9 3 (0.68%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.68%) Middleware
9 3 (0.68%) Laravel
9 3 (0.68%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.22%) DTV
3 11 (2.49%) User Experience
4 7 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 4 (0.91%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.68%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.45%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.45%) Chemistry
7 2 (0.45%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.45%) NHS
7 2 (0.45%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.23%) Replication
8 1 (0.23%) Clustering
8 1 (0.23%) CESG
8 1 (0.23%) Statistics
8 1 (0.23%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.23%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.76%) Linux
2 19 (4.31%) Windows
3 10 (2.27%) CentOS
4 8 (1.81%) UNIX
5 6 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.68%) Solaris
8 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.45%) Fedora
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (27.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 56 (12.70%) Project Management
3 49 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (7.48%) Programme Management
5 33 (7.48%) PRINCE2
6 29 (6.58%) Business Analysis
7 24 (5.44%) Digital Marketing
8 23 (5.22%) Data Analysis
9 22 (4.99%) Change Management
10 21 (4.76%) ETL
11 20 (4.54%) Service Delivery
11 20 (4.54%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (4.08%) Analytics
13 17 (3.85%) Resource Management
14 15 (3.40%) Test Scripting
14 15 (3.40%) Risk Management
14 15 (3.40%) Scrum
15 14 (3.17%) Migration
15 14 (3.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 79 (17.91%) SQL
2 30 (6.80%) VBA
3 15 (3.40%) T-SQL
4 14 (3.17%) C#
4 14 (3.17%) PHP
5 13 (2.95%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.72%) Java
7 8 (1.81%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.91%) Ruby
9 3 (0.68%) Python
9 3 (0.68%) VB
10 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.45%) C
10 2 (0.45%) C++
10 2 (0.45%) COBOL
10 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.23%) Groovy
11 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.23%) R
11 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.40%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.95%) ISEB
4 10 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (2.04%) Degree
6 5 (1.13%) APMP
7 3 (0.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.45%) PMP
8 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.45%) ACCA
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.23%) AAT
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CISM
9 1 (0.23%) CIMA
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.23%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.49%) Solvency II
2 8 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.36%) QA
4 4 (0.91%) SLA
4 4 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.45%) FATCA
6 1 (0.23%) Basel II
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.13%) ISA Server
1 5 (1.13%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.45%) Xen
3 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.45%) XenApp
3 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.45%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.68%) SCCM
3 2 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (10.88%) SAP
2 33 (7.48%) Oracle
3 26 (5.90%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.08%) Teradata
5 12 (2.72%) Zend
6 10 (2.27%) Tableau
7 7 (1.59%) Google
7 7 (1.59%) Cisco
8 6 (1.36%) HP
9 5 (1.13%) BEA
9 5 (1.13%) Informatica
9 5 (1.13%) Lotus
9 5 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.13%) Ektron
10 4 (0.91%) Sun
10 4 (0.91%) Citrix
11 3 (0.68%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.68%) VMware
12 2 (0.45%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.45%) Wyse
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