The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 96 93 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.69% 19.33% 13.49%
As % of the General category 67.13% 68.38% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 59 38
Median daily rate £390 £420 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.63 £21.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.72% +28.86%
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 Gloucestershire region.

General Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
143 136 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.82% 28.27% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 80 63
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £24.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £47.70 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Gloucester +1 30 £403 -4.73% 4
Cheltenham +2 23 £381 +7.77% 12
Cirencester -6 2 £348 -
Fairford - 1 £225 -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 47 (28.83%) SQL
2 37 (22.70%) Security Cleared
3 32 (19.63%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (17.79%) DV Cleared
5 28 (17.18%) Telecoms
6 27 (16.56%) Banking
7 25 (15.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (14.72%) Manufacturing
8 24 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (14.72%) Project Management
9 23 (14.11%) Migration
9 23 (14.11%) Programme Management
9 23 (14.11%) Marketing
10 22 (13.50%) Retail
11 21 (12.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 21 (12.88%) Electronics
11 21 (12.88%) PRINCE2
11 21 (12.88%) SAP
11 21 (12.88%) Digital Marketing
12 20 (12.27%) Java
13 19 (11.66%) Oracle
13 19 (11.66%) Risk Management
14 18 (11.04%) XML
15 17 (10.43%) Retail Banking
15 17 (10.43%) Data Protection
15 17 (10.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (10.43%) Change Control
16 16 (9.82%) Information Assurance
16 16 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (9.20%) Document Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (7.98%) SAS
2 10 (6.13%) Mule
3 8 (4.91%) Mule ESB
4 4 (2.45%) Apache
5 2 (1.23%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.68%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (3.07%) MS Project
4 4 (2.45%) MS Office
5 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (12.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (5.52%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (3.07%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.23%) Maximo
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (7.36%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (6.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) SSH
1 4 (2.45%) WAN
2 3 (1.84%) LAN
2 3 (1.84%) SAN
3 2 (1.23%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.23%) SSL
3 2 (1.23%) VPN
4 1 (0.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) Intranet
4 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.45%) OLAP
5 4 (2.45%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.45%) Star Schema
5 4 (2.45%) Xcelsius
6 3 (1.84%) MS Access
6 3 (1.84%) MySQL
6 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Maven
2 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.07%) JIRA
4 4 (2.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.45%) Selenium
4 4 (2.45%) Zephyr
5 3 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.84%) FinalBuilder
5 3 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.23%) ERwin
6 2 (1.23%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.61%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.61%) JUnit
7 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (17.18%) Telecoms
2 27 (16.56%) Banking
3 24 (14.72%) Manufacturing
4 23 (14.11%) Marketing
5 22 (13.50%) Retail
6 21 (12.88%) Electronics
7 17 (10.43%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.84%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 39 (23.93%) Analyst
2 28 (17.18%) Developer
3 21 (12.88%) Consultant
4 18 (11.04%) Project Officer
5 14 (8.59%) Java Developer
5 14 (8.59%) Test Analyst
6 11 (6.75%) Business Analyst
6 11 (6.75%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.13%) Project Support Officer
7 10 (6.13%) Support Officer
8 9 (5.52%) Integration Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Test Manager
9 8 (4.91%) Project Control Officer
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Test Leader
11 5 (3.07%) Architect
11 5 (3.07%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.07%) Oracle Consultant
12 4 (2.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.04%) XML
2 14 (8.59%) Spring
3 13 (7.98%) JSON
4 12 (7.36%) Spring MVC
5 10 (6.13%) Apache Camel
5 10 (6.13%) Hibernate
5 10 (6.13%) JPA
6 8 (4.91%) Spring Integration
6 8 (4.91%) Web Services
7 7 (4.29%) HTML
8 5 (3.07%) .NET
9 4 (2.45%) CSS
9 4 (2.45%) Gherkin
9 4 (2.45%) REST
9 4 (2.45%) SOAP
10 3 (1.84%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.84%) jQuery
11 2 (1.23%) HTML5
11 2 (1.23%) Java EE
11 2 (1.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.68%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.84%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.23%) Fintech
5 2 (1.23%) Health Informatics
5 2 (1.23%) Informatics
6 1 (0.61%) BYOD
6 1 (0.61%) Clustering
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.36%) Windows
2 10 (6.13%) Linux
3 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.23%) Solaris
4 2 (1.23%) zOS
5 1 (0.61%) Debian
5 1 (0.61%) Unix
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.63%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (15.34%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (14.72%) Project Management
3 24 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (14.11%) Migration
4 23 (14.11%) Programme Management
5 21 (12.88%) Digital Marketing
5 21 (12.88%) PRINCE2
6 19 (11.66%) Risk Management
7 17 (10.43%) Change Control
7 17 (10.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (10.43%) Data Protection
8 16 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (9.82%) Information Assurance
9 15 (9.20%) Document Management
9 15 (9.20%) Requirements Management
10 13 (7.98%) MVC
11 11 (6.75%) Data Analysis
12 10 (6.13%) Data Migration
12 10 (6.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (28.83%) SQL
2 20 (12.27%) Java
3 14 (8.59%) C
4 12 (7.36%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.07%) C++
5 5 (3.07%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.07%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.07%) Ruby
6 4 (2.45%) C#
6 4 (2.45%) VB
6 4 (2.45%) VB6
7 3 (1.84%) Python
7 3 (1.84%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.84%) VC++
8 2 (1.23%) PHP
8 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.61%) COBOL
9 1 (0.61%) Perl
9 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (22.70%) Security Cleared
2 29 (17.79%) DV Cleared
3 12 (7.36%) ISEB
4 10 (6.13%) ISTQB
5 9 (5.52%) Degree
6 8 (4.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.45%) CCNA
8 4 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.45%) HNC
8 4 (2.45%) HND
9 3 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.23%) CCNP
10 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.61%) CCA
11 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.61%) COREP
3 1 (0.61%) FINREP
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (2.45%) XenApp
1 4 (2.45%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.23%) ACF2
2 2 (1.23%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.61%) RACF
3 1 (0.61%) SRDF
3 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.45%) SCCM
3 3 (1.84%) zSecure
4 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (12.88%) SAP
2 19 (11.66%) Oracle
3 12 (7.36%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.52%) HP
4 9 (5.52%) Teradata
5 6 (3.68%) Citrix
6 4 (2.45%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.23%) CA
8 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.61%) EMC
8 1 (0.61%) Nortel
8 1 (0.61%) Polycom
8 1 (0.61%) Sage
8 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.61%) Twitter
8 1 (0.61%) VMware
8 1 (0.61%) Zend
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