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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South West / Bristol
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 197 214 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.26% 24.07% 22.22%
As % of the General category 63.34% 62.76% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 187 162
Median daily rate £375 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.75 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.50% +257.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +54.54%

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
311 341 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.72% 38.36% 33.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 259 218
Median daily rate £375 £365 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £270 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Finance.

1 88 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (22.78%) SAP
3 71 (19.72%) Marketing
4 67 (18.61%) Telecoms
4 67 (18.61%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (17.50%) Programme Management
6 55 (15.28%) Manufacturing
7 53 (14.72%) SQL
8 51 (14.17%) Electronics
8 51 (14.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 51 (14.17%) Digital Marketing
9 50 (13.89%) Project Management
10 47 (13.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 46 (12.78%) Microsoft
12 44 (12.22%) Banking
13 42 (11.67%) C#
14 39 (10.83%) .NET
15 34 (9.44%) Security Cleared
16 29 (8.06%) JavaScript
16 29 (8.06%) Oracle
16 29 (8.06%) Scrum
17 28 (7.78%) SC Cleared
18 27 (7.50%) SQL Server
18 27 (7.50%) Windows
18 27 (7.50%) AngularJS
19 26 (7.22%) MVC
19 26 (7.22%) QA
20 25 (6.94%) Test Scripting
20 25 (6.94%) Retail
20 25 (6.94%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (5.28%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (2.22%) SAS
4 5 (1.39%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.83%) Alfresco
5 3 (0.83%) CMS
5 3 (0.83%) Confluence
5 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.28%) CICS
7 1 (0.28%) FileNet
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.39%) MS Office
3 11 (3.06%) MS Project
4 6 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.56%) Windchill
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 51 (14.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (5.00%) SAP CO
2 18 (5.00%) SAP FI
2 18 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.83%) Primavera
7 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.28%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.61%) Office 365
2 4 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.22%) DNS
1 8 (2.22%) Internet
2 3 (0.83%) Intranet
2 3 (0.83%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.56%) BGP
3 2 (0.56%) DHCP
3 2 (0.56%) HSRP
3 2 (0.56%) LDAP
3 2 (0.56%) MPLS
3 2 (0.56%) NAS
3 2 (0.56%) OSPF
3 2 (0.56%) PPP
3 2 (0.56%) VPN
4 1 (0.28%) 3G
4 1 (0.28%) 4G
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) Network Security
4 1 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.11%) QlikView
6 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.56%) Power BI
8 2 (0.56%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (4.44%) JIRA
2 15 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 15 (4.17%) Selenium
2 15 (4.17%) WebDriver
3 8 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.22%) SoapUI
4 7 (1.94%) JMeter
4 7 (1.94%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (1.39%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.56%) Ant
7 2 (0.56%) ERwin
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.56%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.28%) ChangeMan
8 1 (0.28%) Maven
8 1 (0.28%) ProC
8 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 71 (19.72%) Marketing
2 67 (18.61%) Telecoms
3 55 (15.28%) Manufacturing
4 51 (14.17%) Electronics
5 44 (12.22%) Banking
6 25 (6.94%) Retail
7 11 (3.06%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.11%) Legal
9 3 (0.83%) Advertising
9 3 (0.83%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.83%) Local Government
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.56%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 87 (24.17%) Analyst
2 80 (22.22%) Developer
3 36 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 34 (9.44%) Project Manager
5 16 (4.44%) C# Developer
5 16 (4.44%) Consultant
5 16 (4.44%) Financial Analyst
6 15 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 14 (3.89%) Tester
8 12 (3.33%) Architect
8 12 (3.33%) Software Tester
8 12 (3.33%) SQL Developer
9 11 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (2.78%) Angular Developer
10 10 (2.78%) Citrix Analyst
10 10 (2.78%) Finance Business Analyst
10 10 (2.78%) QA Tester
10 10 (2.78%) Software QA Tester
11 9 (2.50%) SharePoint Developer
12 8 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.83%) .NET
2 27 (7.50%) AngularJS
3 25 (6.94%) HTML
4 18 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (4.17%) SOAP
6 14 (3.89%) CSS
7 13 (3.61%) HTML5
7 13 (3.61%) jQuery
8 12 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (2.50%) JSON
9 9 (2.50%) REST
10 8 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (1.67%) CSS3
11 6 (1.67%) Middleware
11 6 (1.67%) React
11 6 (1.67%) WCF
11 6 (1.67%) WPF
11 6 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.44%) User Experience
3 12 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 12 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 9 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.94%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.56%) CMDB
9 2 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.56%) FMCG
9 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.28%) AS400
10 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.28%) Handset
10 1 (0.28%) iPad
10 1 (0.28%) iPhone
10 1 (0.28%) IVR
10 1 (0.28%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.50%) Windows
2 20 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.83%) Android
5 3 (0.83%) Linux
5 3 (0.83%) Unix
6 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.56%) Solaris
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.28%) AIX
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (18.61%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (17.50%) Programme Management
4 51 (14.17%) Digital Marketing
5 50 (13.89%) Project Management
6 47 (13.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (8.06%) Scrum
8 26 (7.22%) MVC
9 25 (6.94%) Business Analysis
9 25 (6.94%) Test Scripting
10 20 (5.56%) Migration
11 19 (5.28%) BDD
12 16 (4.44%) PRINCE2
12 16 (4.44%) SDLC
13 15 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (3.89%) Data Analysis
14 14 (3.89%) ETL
15 13 (3.61%) ERP
15 13 (3.61%) Incident Management
15 13 (3.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.72%) SQL
2 42 (11.67%) C#
3 29 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.44%) Java
5 10 (2.78%) VBA
6 8 (2.22%) ABAP
7 7 (1.94%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.11%) C
8 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.56%) COBOL
9 2 (0.56%) Python
9 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.28%) Go
10 1 (0.28%) JCL
10 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.28%) PROC SQL
10 1 (0.28%) R
10 1 (0.28%) Ruby
10 1 (0.28%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 34 (9.44%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.33%) Degree
4 8 (2.22%) ACCA
4 8 (2.22%) CIMA
5 5 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.11%) APMP
6 4 (1.11%) ISEB
6 4 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.56%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.56%) MCITP
8 2 (0.56%) MCPD
8 2 (0.56%) MCSA
8 2 (0.56%) MCSD
8 2 (0.56%) MCSE
8 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.22%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) IFRS
3 3 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) SDET
4 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.78%) XenApp
3 10 (2.78%) XenDesktop
4 9 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.67%) BitLocker
6 5 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (3.89%) SCCM
2 6 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.83%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 82 (22.78%) SAP
2 46 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 29 (8.06%) Oracle
4 12 (3.33%) AppSense
4 12 (3.33%) Citrix
5 11 (3.06%) Teradata
6 10 (2.78%) VMware
7 9 (2.50%) Wyse
8 7 (1.94%) Adobe
9 6 (1.67%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.67%) IBM
9 6 (1.67%) Symantec
10 5 (1.39%) Cisco
10 5 (1.39%) Dell
10 5 (1.39%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.11%) CA
11 4 (1.11%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.11%) Epicor
11 4 (1.11%) HP
12 3 (0.83%) TIBCO
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