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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 166 139 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.93% 16.91% 22.16%
As % of the General category 66.14% 52.65% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 115 175
Median daily rate £384 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £297 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £104.00 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+372.72% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +34.84%
Finance
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
251 264 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 33.16% 32.12% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 202 239
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £32.85 £26.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.00 £81.50 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 8 December 2016, 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 73 (21.53%) SAP
2 68 (20.06%) Marketing
3 61 (17.99%) SQL
4 60 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (17.70%) Telecoms
5 58 (17.11%) Programme Management
6 53 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (15.63%) Manufacturing
7 49 (14.45%) Electronics
7 49 (14.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 49 (14.45%) Digital Marketing
8 47 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (13.86%) Project Management
9 41 (12.09%) Banking
10 37 (10.91%) Migration
11 33 (9.73%) Security Cleared
12 29 (8.55%) Microsoft
12 29 (8.55%) SC Cleared
13 28 (8.26%) SQL Server
14 27 (7.96%) Oracle
15 24 (7.08%) .NET
15 24 (7.08%) C#
16 23 (6.78%) Retail
17 22 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
17 22 (6.49%) QA
17 22 (6.49%) MS Excel
18 21 (6.19%) Windows
18 21 (6.19%) Process Improvement
19 20 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (5.90%) HTML

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 13 (3.83%) SAS
1 13 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.77%) CMS
2 6 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.59%) CICS
4 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.54%) MS Office
3 9 (2.65%) MS Project
4 6 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.59%) Simulink
5 2 (0.59%) Windchill
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (14.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (5.01%) SAP CO
2 17 (5.01%) SAP FI
2 17 (5.01%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (2.95%) Primavera
4 9 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (1.77%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (1.77%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (1.77%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.29%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.06%) Office 365
2 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.47%) Internet
2 4 (1.18%) DNS
3 3 (0.88%) DHCP
3 3 (0.88%) Intranet
3 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.88%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.59%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (0.59%) Firewall
4 2 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.59%) LAN
4 2 (0.59%) PPP
4 2 (0.59%) SAN
4 2 (0.59%) Skype
4 2 (0.59%) VPN
4 2 (0.59%) WAN
5 1 (0.29%) BGP
5 1 (0.29%) MPLS
5 1 (0.29%) OSPF
5 1 (0.29%) VoIP
5 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.18%) Base SAS
8 4 (1.18%) MS Access
8 4 (1.18%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.59%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.47%) JIRA
2 5 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.18%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.18%) Selenium
3 4 (1.18%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (0.88%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.29%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.29%) ERwin
6 1 (0.29%) JMeter
6 1 (0.29%) ProC
6 1 (0.29%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.29%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 68 (20.06%) Marketing
2 60 (17.70%) Telecoms
3 53 (15.63%) Manufacturing
4 49 (14.45%) Electronics
5 41 (12.09%) Banking
6 23 (6.78%) Retail
7 12 (3.54%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.06%) Legal
9 5 (1.47%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.88%) Advertising
10 3 (0.88%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (25.07%) Analyst
2 74 (21.83%) Developer
3 32 (9.44%) Business Analyst
4 25 (7.37%) Project Manager
5 14 (4.13%) Financial Analyst
5 14 (4.13%) SQL Developer
6 13 (3.83%) Consultant
7 12 (3.54%) Tester
8 11 (3.24%) Architect
8 11 (3.24%) Project Planner
8 11 (3.24%) Test Manager
9 10 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (2.65%) .NET Developer
10 9 (2.65%) Business Systems Analyst
10 9 (2.65%) Data Analyst
10 9 (2.65%) Finance Business Analyst
10 9 (2.65%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (2.36%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (2.36%) Software Tester
12 7 (2.06%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.08%) .NET
2 20 (5.90%) HTML
3 16 (4.72%) AngularJS
4 14 (4.13%) CSS
5 11 (3.24%) SOAP
6 9 (2.65%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.65%) jQuery
6 9 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (2.36%) CSS3
7 8 (2.36%) HTML5
8 5 (1.47%) Ajax
8 5 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (1.47%) Backbone.js
8 5 (1.47%) Ember.js
8 5 (1.47%) JSON
8 5 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (1.47%) REST
8 5 (1.47%) XHTML
9 4 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.83%) User Experience
3 12 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.06%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.47%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.47%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.88%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.59%) NHS
9 1 (0.29%) AS400
9 1 (0.29%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.29%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.29%) Informatics
9 1 (0.29%) PKI
9 1 (0.29%) Statistics
9 1 (0.29%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.19%) Windows
2 13 (3.83%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.47%) Windows 10
3 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.18%) Windows 8
4 4 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.88%) Android
5 3 (0.88%) Linux
5 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (17.11%) Programme Management
3 53 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (14.45%) Digital Marketing
5 47 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (13.86%) Project Management
6 37 (10.91%) Migration
7 22 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (6.19%) Process Improvement
9 20 (5.90%) Business Analysis
10 19 (5.60%) ETL
10 19 (5.60%) Scrum
11 17 (5.01%) Risk Management
12 15 (4.42%) Data Analysis
12 15 (4.42%) Test Scripting
13 14 (4.13%) Risk Analysis
14 13 (3.83%) Budgeting and Forecasting
14 13 (3.83%) Change Management
14 13 (3.83%) Data Migration
14 13 (3.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 61 (17.99%) SQL
2 24 (7.08%) C#
3 18 (5.31%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.83%) VBA
5 9 (2.65%) Java
5 9 (2.65%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.77%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.47%) C
8 4 (1.18%) ABAP
8 4 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.18%) VBScript
9 3 (0.88%) C++
9 3 (0.88%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.88%) VB
10 2 (0.59%) COBOL
10 2 (0.59%) Python
11 1 (0.29%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.29%) JCL
11 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.55%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.95%) Degree
4 8 (2.36%) ACCA
4 8 (2.36%) CIMA
5 4 (1.18%) ISEB
5 4 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.88%) CISSP
6 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.59%) APMP
7 2 (0.59%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.59%) MCITP
7 2 (0.59%) MCPD
7 2 (0.59%) MCSA
7 2 (0.59%) MCSD
7 2 (0.59%) MCSE
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.49%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.59%) SLA
6 1 (0.29%) COBIT
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.47%) XenApp
3 5 (1.47%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.18%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.59%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.06%) SCCM
2 4 (1.18%) TeamSite
3 3 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 73 (21.53%) SAP
2 29 (8.55%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.96%) Oracle
4 11 (3.24%) Teradata
5 8 (2.36%) VMware
6 6 (1.77%) Citrix
7 5 (1.47%) Cisco
7 5 (1.47%) IBM
8 4 (1.18%) AppSense
8 4 (1.18%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.88%) Adobe
9 3 (0.88%) HP
9 3 (0.88%) Talend
9 3 (0.88%) Wyse
10 2 (0.59%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.59%) Dell
10 2 (0.59%) Forcepoint
10 2 (0.59%) Lotus
10 2 (0.59%) OpenText
10 2 (0.59%) Symantec
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