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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 211 173 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.71% 20.72% 25.25%
As % of the General category 73.78% 68.38% 63.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 138 85
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £272 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.82 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.18% -18.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.66 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -
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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
286 253 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 33.49% 30.30% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 190 125
Average daily rate £388 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.82 £17.70 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -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 2 June 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 2 June 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 91 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 72 (17.48%) Banking
3 59 (14.32%) SQL
3 59 (14.32%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (13.35%) SAP
5 54 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (11.89%) Project Management
7 48 (11.65%) Marketing
8 47 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (11.41%) Programme Management
9 41 (9.95%) Telecoms
9 41 (9.95%) MS Excel
10 39 (9.47%) Retail
11 37 (8.98%) Digital Marketing
11 37 (8.98%) Manufacturing
12 36 (8.74%) Electronics
12 36 (8.74%) DTV
12 36 (8.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 30 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (6.80%) Microsoft
14 28 (6.80%) SQL Server
15 27 (6.55%) Oracle
15 27 (6.55%) PRINCE2
16 26 (6.31%) Security Cleared
17 25 (6.07%) VBA
18 24 (5.83%) Linux
19 23 (5.58%) MS Project
19 23 (5.58%) SAS
20 22 (5.34%) PHP
20 22 (5.34%) HTML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (5.58%) SAS
2 15 (3.64%) Apache
3 12 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.97%) Mule
5 2 (0.49%) Node.js
5 2 (0.49%) Lync
5 2 (0.49%) JBoss
5 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.49%) IIS
5 2 (0.49%) Liferay
5 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.24%) nginx
6 1 (0.24%) CMS
6 1 (0.24%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.58%) MS Project
3 19 (4.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (4.37%) MS Office
5 13 (3.16%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.70%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.49%) FastStats
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.24%) InDesign
8 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.24%) SPSS
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 36 (8.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.97%) Agresso
2 4 (0.97%) SAP HR
2 4 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.49%) Unica
3 2 (0.49%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.49%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.24%) Summit
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.24%) Maximo
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.73%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.73%) SaaS
3 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.49%) SmartFocus
4 2 (0.49%) CheetahMail
4 2 (0.49%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.46%) Firewall
2 4 (0.97%) DNS
3 3 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (0.73%) Internet
3 3 (0.73%) VPN
4 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) Fast Ethernet
5 1 (0.24%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (0.24%) Network Security
5 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.24%) HTTP
5 1 (0.24%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) LAN
5 1 (0.24%) WAN
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) FWSM
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (6.80%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.10%) MySQL
4 11 (2.67%) MS Access
5 7 (1.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.21%) Base SAS
7 5 (1.21%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.73%) DataStage
8 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.73%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.73%) Big Data
9 2 (0.49%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.49%) OLAP
9 2 (0.49%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 13 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.18%) PHPUnit
3 2 (0.49%) ERwin
3 2 (0.49%) JMeter
3 2 (0.49%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.49%) WATIR
3 2 (0.49%) Selenium
4 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.24%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.24%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.24%) GitLab
4 1 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
General
1 72 (17.48%) Banking
2 48 (11.65%) Marketing
3 41 (9.95%) Telecoms
4 39 (9.47%) Retail
5 37 (8.98%) Manufacturing
6 36 (8.74%) Electronics
7 15 (3.64%) Legal
8 13 (3.16%) Retail Banking
9 9 (2.18%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.46%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.46%) Local Government
11 5 (1.21%) Military
12 4 (0.97%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.73%) Law
14 2 (0.49%) Advertising
14 2 (0.49%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.49%) Billing
15 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.24%) Back Office
15 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (30.34%) Analyst
2 66 (16.02%) Project Manager
2 66 (16.02%) Business Analyst
3 62 (15.05%) Developer
4 23 (5.58%) Architect
5 16 (3.88%) Financial Business Analyst
6 15 (3.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 14 (3.40%) Test Analyst
7 14 (3.40%) Consultant
7 14 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (3.16%) Senior Manager
8 13 (3.16%) Data Analyst
9 12 (2.91%) SQL Developer
9 12 (2.91%) Test Leader
10 11 (2.67%) PMO Manager
11 10 (2.43%) Test Manager
11 10 (2.43%) PMO Analyst
12 9 (2.18%) PHP Developer
12 9 (2.18%) Lead Business Analyst
13 7 (1.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.34%) HTML
2 14 (3.40%) jQuery
2 14 (3.40%) HTML5
2 14 (3.40%) Spring
3 13 (3.16%) .NET
4 12 (2.91%) Doctrine
5 10 (2.43%) XML
6 9 (2.18%) Zend Framework
6 9 (2.18%) CSS
7 8 (1.94%) Web Services
7 8 (1.94%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.46%) Middleware
8 6 (1.46%) Spring MVC
9 4 (0.97%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.97%) REST
9 4 (0.97%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.97%) JSON
9 4 (0.97%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.73%) WCF
10 3 (0.73%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.74%) DTV
2 30 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.43%) Data Centre
4 8 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.46%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.49%) User Experience
7 2 (0.49%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.49%) FMCG
7 2 (0.49%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.49%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.24%) Statistics
8 1 (0.24%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.24%) EPoS
8 1 (0.24%) NHS
8 1 (0.24%) PMI
8 1 (0.24%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.83%) Linux
2 16 (3.88%) CentOS
3 9 (2.18%) Windows
4 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.97%) Fedora
6 3 (0.73%) UNIX
7 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 59 (14.32%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (11.89%) Project Management
4 47 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (11.41%) Programme Management
5 37 (8.98%) Digital Marketing
6 27 (6.55%) PRINCE2
7 22 (5.34%) Business Analysis
8 18 (4.37%) Software Engineering
9 16 (3.88%) Resource Management
10 15 (3.64%) ETL
10 15 (3.64%) Service Delivery
10 15 (3.64%) Change Management
10 15 (3.64%) Scrum
11 14 (3.40%) Migration
11 14 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (3.16%) Data Management
12 13 (3.16%) Test Scripting
12 13 (3.16%) ITIL
12 13 (3.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.32%) SQL
2 25 (6.07%) VBA
3 22 (5.34%) PHP
4 20 (4.85%) JavaScript
5 19 (4.61%) Java
6 11 (2.67%) C#
7 10 (2.43%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.18%) Ruby
9 8 (1.94%) Python
10 4 (0.97%) VB
11 3 (0.73%) Go
12 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.49%) C
12 2 (0.49%) PHP5
13 1 (0.24%) Groovy
13 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.24%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 26 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.13%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.64%) Degree
4 12 (2.91%) ISEB
5 8 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.73%) GSEC
7 3 (0.73%) CEH
7 3 (0.73%) CIMA
7 3 (0.73%) CISA
7 3 (0.73%) CISM
7 3 (0.73%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (0.73%) GIAC
7 3 (0.73%) MCP
7 3 (0.73%) ACCA
7 3 (0.73%) SSCP
7 3 (0.73%) CISSP
7 3 (0.73%) ISACA
7 3 (0.73%) GPEN
8 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.64%) Solvency II
2 12 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.97%) QA
4 4 (0.97%) COBIT
5 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.73%) SLA
6 2 (0.49%) FATCA
6 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) BS25999
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.24%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.97%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.49%) BitLocker
2 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.49%) XenApp
2 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.73%) Puppet
4 2 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.49%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 55 (13.35%) SAP
2 28 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.55%) Oracle
4 20 (4.85%) Business Objects
5 15 (3.64%) Zend
6 11 (2.67%) Teradata
7 8 (1.94%) Cisco
8 7 (1.70%) Informatica
9 5 (1.21%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.73%) IBM
11 2 (0.49%) AlgoSec
11 2 (0.49%) Citrix
11 2 (0.49%) CODA
11 2 (0.49%) BEA
11 2 (0.49%) HP
11 2 (0.49%) Sun
11 2 (0.49%) Symantec
11 2 (0.49%) TIBCO
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Hydrogen Group
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Experis Ltd
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Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £445 per day + competitive
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Orgtel
Rate: £340 - £390 per day + competitive
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Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Orgtel
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Orgtel
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