The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South West / Dorset
Rank 17 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.51% 28.02% 20.29%
As % of the General category 31.82% 54.26% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 35 31
Median daily rate £438 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £676
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 Dorset region.

General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
22 94 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.32% 51.65% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 52
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £249 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £466 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £42.48 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Dorset region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Dorset region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 16 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
Bournemouth -9 4 £438 +2.94% 12
Poole -5 1 £300 -7.69%
Weymouth - 1 - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Finance.

1 28 (42.42%) Banking
2 26 (39.39%) Cash Management
3 23 (34.85%) Retail
4 17 (25.76%) Java
5 15 (22.73%) Kafka
5 15 (22.73%) Big Data
5 15 (22.73%) Apache Spark
5 15 (22.73%) Blockchain
6 12 (18.18%) SAP
7 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (15.15%) Oracle
9 9 (13.64%) CSS
9 9 (13.64%) HTML
9 9 (13.64%) ERP
9 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 9 (13.64%) HTML5
10 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.61%) SQL
12 6 (9.09%) Windows
13 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
13 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
14 4 (6.06%) Unix
14 4 (6.06%) Linux
14 4 (6.06%) Project Management
14 4 (6.06%) Mainframe
14 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (6.06%) JIRA
14 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
14 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (22.73%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.03%) CICS
3 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.03%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (1.52%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.52%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Firewall
1 1 (1.52%) FTP
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.52%) IPsec
1 1 (1.52%) LDAP
1 1 (1.52%) NAS
1 1 (1.52%) Network Security
1 1 (1.52%) Skype
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.52%) tcpdump
1 1 (1.52%) VPN
1 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) Big Data
2 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 28 (42.42%) Banking
2 23 (34.85%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) UI Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Business Process Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Process Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Angular Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) E-Business Developer
8 3 (4.55%) ERP Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Environment Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) Kafka
2 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
2 9 (13.64%) CSS
2 9 (13.64%) HTML
2 9 (13.64%) HTML5
3 3 (4.55%) J2EE
4 2 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (1.52%) .NET
5 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Blockchain
2 4 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) iPad
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Cryptocurrency
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
5 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Unix
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Cash Management
2 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.64%) ERP
4 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.06%) Project Management
5 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 3 (4.55%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (4.55%) TDD
7 2 (3.03%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (3.03%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (3.03%) Fault Analysis
7 2 (3.03%) Functional Testing
7 2 (3.03%) High Availability
7 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.03%) People Management
7 2 (3.03%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) Java
2 7 (10.61%) SQL
3 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.52%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) Perl
4 1 (1.52%) Python
4 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.52%) RACF
2 1 (1.52%) Samba
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.55%) Nagios
1 3 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) SAP
2 10 (15.15%) Oracle
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) F5
4 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.52%) NetApp
6 1 (1.52%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.52%) Symantec
6 1 (1.52%) Veeam