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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 214 225 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.74% 25.54% 21.35%
As % of the General category 68.59% 74.01% 64.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 187 152
Median daily rate £370 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -14.11%
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
312 304 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.07% 34.51% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 228 219
Median daily rate £363 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.02% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £20.20 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.22 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

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 3 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 76 (19.44%) Banking
2 75 (19.18%) Telecoms
3 74 (18.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (17.65%) SQL
5 63 (16.11%) Business Intelligence
6 61 (15.60%) SAP
7 57 (14.58%) Marketing
8 55 (14.07%) Programme Management
9 51 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
9 51 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (12.79%) Microsoft
10 50 (12.79%) Project Management
11 49 (12.53%) Manufacturing
12 47 (12.02%) Electronics
12 47 (12.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 38 (9.72%) MS Excel
13 38 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (8.70%) SQL Server
15 28 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (6.91%) Oracle
16 27 (6.91%) Migration
17 26 (6.65%) Windows
18 25 (6.39%) ITIL
18 25 (6.39%) Service Delivery
19 24 (6.14%) VBA
19 24 (6.14%) Business Analysis
19 24 (6.14%) Security Cleared
20 23 (5.88%) PRINCE2
21 22 (5.63%) Cisco
21 22 (5.63%) Data Centre

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 17 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.28%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.02%) NetWeaver
3 4 (1.02%) SAS
4 3 (0.77%) Apache
4 3 (0.77%) Confluence
4 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.77%) Node.js
4 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.26%) CMS
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.35%) MS Office
3 7 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.79%) MS Project
3 7 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 47 (12.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.77%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.51%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.26%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.79%) Office 365
3 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.77%) IaaS
4 3 (0.77%) PaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.51%) GitHub
5 2 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.12%) Firewall
2 13 (3.32%) Network Security
3 9 (2.30%) LDAP
4 7 (1.79%) VPN
5 4 (1.02%) HTTP
5 4 (1.02%) Skype
5 4 (1.02%) Wireless
6 3 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.77%) FWSM
6 3 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.77%) ISUP
6 3 (0.77%) LAN
6 3 (0.77%) MPLS
6 3 (0.77%) WAN
7 2 (0.51%) BGP
7 2 (0.51%) Internet
7 2 (0.51%) OSPF
7 2 (0.51%) RSVP
7 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.09%) MS Access
4 11 (2.81%) Big Data
4 11 (2.81%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.77%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.77%) QlikView
8 3 (0.77%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (1.79%) JIRA
2 5 (1.28%) Cucumber
2 5 (1.28%) JUnit
3 4 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.77%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.77%) Mockito
4 3 (0.77%) PhantomJS
5 2 (0.51%) Capybara
5 2 (0.51%) git-flow
5 2 (0.51%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.51%) RSpec
5 2 (0.51%) Subversion
5 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.26%) ERwin
6 1 (0.26%) Selenium
6 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 76 (19.44%) Banking
2 75 (19.18%) Telecoms
3 57 (14.58%) Marketing
4 49 (12.53%) Manufacturing
5 47 (12.02%) Electronics
6 17 (4.35%) Retail
7 9 (2.30%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.79%) Back Office
8 7 (1.79%) Legal
9 5 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.28%) Publishing
10 4 (1.02%) Billing
11 3 (0.77%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.51%) Advertising
13 1 (0.26%) Automotive
13 1 (0.26%) Front Office
13 1 (0.26%) German Language
13 1 (0.26%) Law
13 1 (0.26%) Military
13 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 123 (31.46%) Analyst
2 66 (16.88%) Developer
3 49 (12.53%) Business Analyst
4 46 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 31 (7.93%) SQL Developer
6 28 (7.16%) Consultant
7 23 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
8 20 (5.12%) Architect
9 17 (4.35%) Designer
9 17 (4.35%) VBA Developer
10 16 (4.09%) Access Developer
10 16 (4.09%) Data Analyst
10 16 (4.09%) Test Analyst
11 14 (3.58%) Access VBA Developer
11 14 (3.58%) Security Analyst
12 13 (3.32%) Network Analyst
12 13 (3.32%) Service Analyst
13 12 (3.07%) Cisco Network Analyst
13 12 (3.07%) Firewall Analyst
13 12 (3.07%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.58%) HTML
2 13 (3.32%) .NET
3 12 (3.07%) CSS
4 8 (2.05%) jQuery
5 7 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.28%) RESTful
7 5 (1.28%) Web Services
8 4 (1.02%) SAP Business Workflow
8 4 (1.02%) Spring
9 3 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (0.77%) Express
9 3 (0.77%) JSON
9 3 (0.77%) React
10 2 (0.51%) HTML5
10 2 (0.51%) Sass
10 2 (0.51%) Spring Boot
10 2 (0.51%) Thymeleaf
10 2 (0.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 17 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.56%) User Experience
6 6 (1.53%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.02%) Economics
7 4 (1.02%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.02%) Linked Data
7 4 (1.02%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.77%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.77%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.77%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.77%) Statistics
8 3 (0.77%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.51%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.65%) Windows
2 18 (4.60%) Linux
3 14 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.02%) Unix
6 4 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.77%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.51%) Android
8 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.51%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (18.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 63 (16.11%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (14.07%) Programme Management
4 51 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
5 50 (12.79%) Project Management
6 27 (6.91%) Migration
7 25 (6.39%) ITIL
7 25 (6.39%) Service Delivery
8 24 (6.14%) Business Analysis
9 23 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 18 (4.60%) Change Management
10 18 (4.60%) Process Improvement
11 17 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (4.09%) Data Modelling
13 15 (3.84%) Data Management
14 14 (3.58%) Test Scripting
15 13 (3.32%) Demand Management
15 13 (3.32%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (3.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 69 (17.65%) SQL
2 24 (6.14%) VBA
3 15 (3.84%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.05%) C#
4 8 (2.05%) Java
5 7 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.53%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.53%) VB
7 5 (1.28%) Python
7 5 (1.28%) Ruby
8 3 (0.77%) Perl
8 3 (0.77%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.51%) Scala
9 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.26%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.26%) C
10 1 (0.26%) PHP
10 1 (0.26%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (6.14%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.84%) Degree
3 14 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.79%) ISEB
5 5 (1.28%) APMP
5 5 (1.28%) CIMA
5 5 (1.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (1.02%) ACCA
6 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (0.77%) CISSP
8 1 (0.26%) CCAB
8 1 (0.26%) CCIE
8 1 (0.26%) CCNA
8 1 (0.26%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.60%) SLA
2 15 (3.84%) QA
3 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.26%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.79%) XenApp
4 6 (1.53%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.28%) Firmware
6 3 (0.77%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.30%) SCCM
2 8 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.02%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 61 (15.60%) SAP
2 50 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.91%) Oracle
4 22 (5.63%) Cisco
5 20 (5.12%) VMware
6 17 (4.35%) Teradata
7 16 (4.09%) CheckPoint
8 15 (3.84%) Nokia
9 12 (3.07%) F5
10 10 (2.56%) IBM
11 9 (2.30%) HP
11 9 (2.30%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.28%) AppSense
13 4 (1.02%) BMC
13 4 (1.02%) Ericsson
13 4 (1.02%) IronPort
13 4 (1.02%) NetApp
13 4 (1.02%) Nokia Networks
14 3 (0.77%) Citrix
14 3 (0.77%) Juniper
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