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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 249 126 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.46% 20.72% 26.72%
As % of the General category 68.60% 63.00% 60.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 95 171
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
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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
363 200 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.66% 32.89% 44.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 148 254
Average daily rate £375 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 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 £14.50 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £32.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 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 24 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 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (17.17%) SQL
3 73 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (15.55%) Banking
5 52 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (12.06%) Project Management
6 45 (10.44%) MS Excel
7 35 (8.12%) Linux
7 35 (8.12%) Marketing
8 34 (7.89%) Microsoft
9 33 (7.66%) Oracle
9 33 (7.66%) SQL Server
10 31 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (7.19%) Business Analysis
11 30 (6.96%) Retail
11 30 (6.96%) MySQL
11 30 (6.96%) Programme Management
12 29 (6.73%) Telecoms
12 29 (6.73%) SAP
12 29 (6.73%) PRINCE2
12 29 (6.73%) SAS
12 29 (6.73%) Software Engineering
12 29 (6.73%) Security Cleared
13 28 (6.50%) Open Source
14 26 (6.03%) HTML
14 26 (6.03%) PHP
14 26 (6.03%) Scrum
15 25 (5.80%) jQuery
15 25 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (5.57%) Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 29 (6.73%) SAS
2 21 (4.87%) Apache
3 8 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.93%) CMS
7 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.46%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.46%) Lync
8 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.46%) JBoss
9 1 (0.23%) WildFly
9 1 (0.23%) Mule
9 1 (0.23%) Liferay
9 1 (0.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 45 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.94%) MS Office
2 17 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (3.48%) MS Project
4 8 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 22 (5.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.62%) Agresso
3 5 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.46%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.23%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.62%) SaaS
2 6 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.93%) PaaS
4 3 (0.70%) IaaS
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) CheetahMail
5 1 (0.23%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.93%) Firewall
2 3 (0.70%) Intranet
2 3 (0.70%) Internet
3 2 (0.46%) WAN
3 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.46%) DNS
3 2 (0.46%) IMAP
4 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.23%) FWSM
4 1 (0.23%) LAN
4 1 (0.23%) HTTP
4 1 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (6.96%) MySQL
4 17 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.32%) MS Access
7 10 (2.32%) OLAP
8 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.93%) QlikView
10 4 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.93%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.70%) Essbase
12 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.46%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.46%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 18 (4.18%) Git (software)
1 18 (4.18%) PHPUnit
2 17 (3.94%) Selenium
3 15 (3.48%) WATIR
3 15 (3.48%) WebDriver
4 13 (3.02%) JMeter
5 5 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.70%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.46%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.23%) Hudson
8 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.23%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.23%) MSI
8 1 (0.23%) Maven
8 1 (0.23%) JIRA
8 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (15.55%) Banking
2 35 (8.12%) Marketing
3 30 (6.96%) Retail
4 29 (6.73%) Telecoms
5 23 (5.34%) Manufacturing
6 22 (5.10%) Legal
6 22 (5.10%) Electronics
7 19 (4.41%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.62%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.16%) Law
10 4 (0.93%) Military
11 2 (0.46%) Local Government
11 2 (0.46%) Billing
11 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 122 (28.31%) Analyst
2 70 (16.24%) Developer
3 68 (15.78%) Project Manager
4 57 (13.23%) Business Analyst
5 21 (4.87%) Senior Manager
6 19 (4.41%) Tester
6 19 (4.41%) Architect
7 18 (4.18%) Test Analyst
8 17 (3.94%) Consultant
8 17 (3.94%) Data Analyst
8 17 (3.94%) Senior Project Manager
9 13 (3.02%) Software Engineer
9 13 (3.02%) Programme Manager
10 12 (2.78%) Business Developer
11 11 (2.55%) MI Analyst
12 10 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.09%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (1.86%) Java Developer
14 8 (1.86%) SQL Developer
14 8 (1.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.03%) HTML
2 25 (5.80%) jQuery
3 18 (4.18%) Zend Framework
3 18 (4.18%) HTML5
4 13 (3.02%) Web Services
5 10 (2.32%) .NET
5 10 (2.32%) Middleware
6 9 (2.09%) LAMP
7 8 (1.86%) CSS
8 6 (1.39%) Spring
9 5 (1.16%) J2EE
9 5 (1.16%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.93%) Java EE
10 4 (0.93%) JSON
10 4 (0.93%) Servlets
11 3 (0.70%) WCF
11 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.70%) XML
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.50%) Open Source
2 25 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.10%) DTV
4 18 (4.18%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.09%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.16%) Copywriting
7 4 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.70%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.70%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.70%) Replication
8 3 (0.70%) PMI
8 3 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.46%) NHS
9 2 (0.46%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.46%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.46%) Statistics
9 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.12%) Linux
2 23 (5.34%) CentOS
3 20 (4.64%) Windows
4 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.16%) Fedora
4 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.93%) UNIX
5 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.46%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
3 52 (12.06%) Project Management
4 31 (7.19%) Business Analysis
5 30 (6.96%) Programme Management
6 29 (6.73%) Software Engineering
6 29 (6.73%) PRINCE2
7 26 (6.03%) Scrum
8 24 (5.57%) Migration
9 23 (5.34%) Digital Marketing
10 22 (5.10%) Automated Testing
11 21 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (4.64%) Refactoring
13 19 (4.41%) Mentoring
14 18 (4.18%) ETL
15 16 (3.71%) Change Management
15 16 (3.71%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (3.25%) Test Scripting
16 14 (3.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (17.17%) SQL
2 26 (6.03%) PHP
3 22 (5.10%) JavaScript
3 22 (5.10%) VBA
4 19 (4.41%) Java
5 15 (3.48%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.55%) C#
7 7 (1.62%) Ruby
8 6 (1.39%) Python
8 6 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.16%) C
10 4 (0.93%) VB
10 4 (0.93%) PHP5
11 2 (0.46%) Perl
12 1 (0.23%) C++
12 1 (0.23%) COBOL
12 1 (0.23%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.10%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.87%) Degree
4 18 (4.18%) ISEB
5 7 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.16%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.70%) APMP
8 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.46%) CISSP
9 2 (0.46%) CCAB
10 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.23%) CCNP
10 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.23%) ACCA
10 1 (0.23%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.10%) Solvency II
2 10 (2.32%) QA
3 6 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.16%) SLA
5 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) Basel II
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) FATCA
6 1 (0.23%) P3O
6 1 (0.23%) COREP
6 1 (0.23%) FINREP
System Software
1 10 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.70%) SCCM
3 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.66%) Oracle
3 29 (6.73%) SAP
4 18 (4.18%) Zend
5 17 (3.94%) Business Objects
6 12 (2.78%) Teradata
7 8 (1.86%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.93%) IBM
8 4 (0.93%) Informatica
8 4 (0.93%) VMware
9 3 (0.70%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.70%) HP
9 3 (0.70%) Intel
10 2 (0.46%) Citrix
10 2 (0.46%) Cisco
10 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.23%) AppSense
11 1 (0.23%) Kalido
11 1 (0.23%) Casewise
11 1 (0.23%) Civica
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