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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South West / Bristol
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 182 158 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.88% 20.08% 23.08%
As % of the General category 63.41% 58.09% 66.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 134 166
Median daily rate £375 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +257.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +66.66%

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
287 272 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.66% 34.56% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 208 232
Median daily rate £355 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £489 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 4
Median hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.77 £37.50 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.75 £64.00 £45.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

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 23 January 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 23 January 2017.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £428 -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 74 (22.09%) SAP
2 68 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (18.81%) Marketing
4 57 (17.01%) Telecoms
5 56 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
6 55 (16.42%) Programme Management
7 53 (15.82%) SQL
8 49 (14.63%) Manufacturing
9 46 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 45 (13.43%) Electronics
10 45 (13.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 45 (13.43%) Digital Marketing
11 44 (13.13%) Project Management
12 43 (12.84%) Banking
13 39 (11.64%) Microsoft
14 30 (8.96%) C#
14 30 (8.96%) SQL Server
15 28 (8.36%) .NET
15 28 (8.36%) Security Cleared
16 27 (8.06%) Oracle
16 27 (8.06%) Migration
17 25 (7.46%) Scrum
17 25 (7.46%) JavaScript
17 25 (7.46%) MS Excel
18 24 (7.16%) Business Analysis
19 23 (6.87%) Retail
19 23 (6.87%) QA
19 23 (6.87%) Windows
19 23 (6.87%) AngularJS
19 23 (6.87%) Analytical Skills

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 15 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.69%) SAS
3 6 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.19%) CMS
4 4 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.60%) CICS
6 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.30%) FileNet
Applications
1 25 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.27%) MS Office
3 9 (2.69%) MS Project
4 6 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.90%) Windchill
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 45 (13.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (5.37%) SAP CO
2 18 (5.37%) SAP FI
2 18 (5.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.19%) Primavera
4 2 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.99%) Office 365
2 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.09%) DNS
2 5 (1.49%) Internet
3 3 (0.90%) Intranet
3 3 (0.90%) PPP
3 3 (0.90%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.60%) BGP
4 2 (0.60%) DHCP
4 2 (0.60%) HSRP
4 2 (0.60%) LDAP
4 2 (0.60%) MPLS
4 2 (0.60%) OSPF
4 2 (0.60%) SAN
4 2 (0.60%) VPN
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.78%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.60%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.60%) Power BI
9 2 (0.60%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.60%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.60%) QlikView
9 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.99%) Cucumber
1 10 (2.99%) JIRA
1 10 (2.99%) Selenium
1 10 (2.99%) WebDriver
2 5 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.49%) JMeter
2 5 (1.49%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (1.49%) SoapUI
3 4 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.30%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.30%) ERwin
6 1 (0.30%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 63 (18.81%) Marketing
2 57 (17.01%) Telecoms
3 49 (14.63%) Manufacturing
4 45 (13.43%) Electronics
5 43 (12.84%) Banking
6 23 (6.87%) Retail
7 12 (3.58%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.79%) Legal
9 3 (0.90%) Advertising
9 3 (0.90%) Back Office
10 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.60%) Local Government
10 2 (0.60%) Military
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Billing
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 88 (26.27%) Analyst
2 66 (19.70%) Developer
3 40 (11.94%) Business Analyst
4 29 (8.66%) Project Manager
5 16 (4.78%) Financial Analyst
6 15 (4.48%) Consultant
7 12 (3.58%) C# Developer
7 12 (3.58%) SQL Developer
8 11 (3.28%) Finance Business Analyst
8 11 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (3.28%) Tester
9 10 (2.99%) Business Systems Analyst
9 10 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
10 9 (2.69%) .NET Developer
10 9 (2.69%) Software Tester
11 8 (2.39%) Coordinator
11 8 (2.39%) Insight Analyst
11 8 (2.39%) SAP Consultant
12 7 (2.09%) Citrix Analyst
12 7 (2.09%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.36%) .NET
2 23 (6.87%) AngularJS
3 22 (6.57%) HTML
4 15 (4.48%) CSS
5 14 (4.18%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.88%) jQuery
6 13 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (3.58%) SOAP
8 9 (2.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (2.69%) HTML5
8 9 (2.69%) REST
9 8 (2.39%) JSON
10 7 (2.09%) CSS3
11 6 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (1.49%) Ajax
12 5 (1.49%) Backbone.js
12 5 (1.49%) Ember.js
12 5 (1.49%) XHTML
13 4 (1.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.18%) User Experience
3 10 (2.99%) Fat Client
3 10 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 9 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.39%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.60%) CMDB
7 2 (0.60%) Copywriting
7 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.60%) FMCG
8 1 (0.30%) AS400
8 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.30%) Fintech
8 1 (0.30%) iPhone
8 1 (0.30%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.30%) PKI
8 1 (0.30%) Statistics
8 1 (0.30%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.87%) Windows
2 19 (5.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.79%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.90%) Android
6 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (16.42%) Programme Management
4 46 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (13.43%) Digital Marketing
6 44 (13.13%) Project Management
7 27 (8.06%) Migration
8 25 (7.46%) Scrum
9 24 (7.16%) Business Analysis
10 20 (5.97%) Test Scripting
11 19 (5.67%) MVC
12 17 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (4.78%) Process Improvement
14 14 (4.18%) BDD
14 14 (4.18%) Data Analysis
14 14 (4.18%) ERP
14 14 (4.18%) SDLC
15 13 (3.88%) Change Management
15 13 (3.88%) PRINCE2
16 12 (3.58%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.82%) SQL
2 30 (8.96%) C#
3 25 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.99%) Java
4 10 (2.99%) VBA
5 9 (2.69%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.09%) ABAP
7 5 (1.49%) C
8 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.90%) Python
10 2 (0.60%) C++
10 2 (0.60%) COBOL
10 2 (0.60%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.60%) VBScript
11 1 (0.30%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.30%) JCL
11 1 (0.30%) Ruby
11 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (8.36%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.69%) ACCA
3 9 (2.69%) CIMA
3 9 (2.69%) Degree
4 5 (1.49%) ISEB
5 4 (1.19%) APMP
5 4 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.60%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.60%) MCITP
7 2 (0.60%) MCPD
7 2 (0.60%) MCSA
7 2 (0.60%) MCSD
7 2 (0.60%) MCSE
7 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.87%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) SDET
4 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (2.39%) XenApp
3 8 (2.39%) XenDesktop
4 7 (2.09%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.49%) BitLocker
6 4 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.58%) SCCM
2 5 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.90%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 74 (22.09%) SAP
2 39 (11.64%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.06%) Oracle
4 12 (3.58%) Teradata
5 10 (2.99%) AppSense
5 10 (2.99%) Citrix
6 9 (2.69%) VMware
7 7 (2.09%) Wyse
8 6 (1.79%) Adobe
8 6 (1.79%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.49%) IBM
9 5 (1.49%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.49%) Symantec
10 4 (1.19%) Dell
10 4 (1.19%) Epicor
10 4 (1.19%) HP
11 3 (0.90%) CA
11 3 (0.90%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.90%) Cisco
12 2 (0.60%) Intel
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