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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 12 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 61 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.82% 13.90% 11.89%
As % of the General category 56.48% 44.83% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +18.61%
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
108 116 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.69% 31.02% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 55 43
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +38.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 24 £400 -3.03% 17
Cheltenham -3 13 £425 +6.25% 12
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 34 (25.95%) Security Cleared
2 33 (25.19%) SQL
3 28 (21.37%) DV Cleared
4 24 (18.32%) Web Services
5 23 (17.56%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (16.03%) Java
7 20 (15.27%) Telecoms
8 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
9 18 (13.74%) XML
9 18 (13.74%) MVC
10 16 (12.21%) JavaScript
10 16 (12.21%) HTML
10 16 (12.21%) Windows
11 15 (11.45%) C#
11 15 (11.45%) .NET
11 15 (11.45%) Project Management
12 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
12 14 (10.69%) PRINCE2
12 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (10.69%) Hibernate
12 14 (10.69%) Banking
12 14 (10.69%) Spring
12 14 (10.69%) Spring MVC
13 13 (9.92%) TDD
13 13 (9.92%) Programme Management
13 13 (9.92%) E-Commerce
13 13 (9.92%) C
13 13 (9.92%) Manufacturing
13 13 (9.92%) JPA
13 13 (9.92%) BDD

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.87%) Mule
2 7 (5.34%) IIS
3 5 (3.82%) Mule ESB
4 4 (3.05%) Eucalyptus
4 4 (3.05%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.29%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.53%) Commerce Server
6 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.76%) SAS
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) MS Office
2 7 (5.34%) MS Project
3 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (9.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) LAN
1 4 (3.05%) WAN
1 4 (3.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (3.05%) DNS
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.53%) MySQL
7 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.76%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (0.76%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (0.76%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) JUnit
2 7 (5.34%) Maven
2 7 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.53%) Toad
4 2 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.53%) Subversion
4 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.76%) MSTest
5 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 20 (15.27%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.69%) Banking
3 13 (9.92%) Manufacturing
4 12 (9.16%) Electronics
4 12 (9.16%) Retail
4 12 (9.16%) Marketing
5 4 (3.05%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Games
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (26.72%) Developer
2 30 (22.90%) Analyst
3 14 (10.69%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.92%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.16%) Consultant
5 12 (9.16%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.87%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.11%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.11%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Project Support Officer
7 8 (6.11%) Project Officer
8 7 (5.34%) Service Manager
9 6 (4.58%) Architect
10 5 (3.82%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Change Consultant
11 4 (3.05%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.32%) Web Services
2 18 (13.74%) XML
3 16 (12.21%) HTML
4 15 (11.45%) .NET
5 14 (10.69%) Hibernate
5 14 (10.69%) Spring
5 14 (10.69%) Spring MVC
6 13 (9.92%) JPA
7 11 (8.40%) SOAP
8 10 (7.63%) jQuery
9 9 (6.87%) REST
10 6 (4.58%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (4.58%) LINQ
10 6 (4.58%) WCF
10 6 (4.58%) CSS
10 6 (4.58%) XSLT
10 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.82%) Java EE
11 5 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (3.05%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) DTV
2 4 (3.05%) Replication
2 4 (3.05%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.05%) Private Cloud
2 4 (3.05%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.29%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.53%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.53%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.76%) User Experience
5 1 (0.76%) GIS
5 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.21%) Windows
2 12 (9.16%) Linux
3 6 (4.58%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.82%) UNIX
5 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.53%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.56%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (13.74%) MVC
3 15 (11.45%) Project Management
4 14 (10.69%) PRINCE2
4 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (9.92%) Programme Management
5 13 (9.92%) TDD
5 13 (9.92%) E-Commerce
5 13 (9.92%) BDD
6 12 (9.16%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (8.40%) Risk Management
8 9 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (6.11%) Information Assurance
9 8 (6.11%) Change Control
9 8 (6.11%) Requirements Management
9 8 (6.11%) Document Management
10 7 (5.34%) Migration
10 7 (5.34%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.34%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.19%) SQL
2 21 (16.03%) Java
3 16 (12.21%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.45%) C#
5 13 (9.92%) C
6 10 (7.63%) C++
7 9 (6.87%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.29%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.29%) Python
9 2 (1.53%) VBA
9 2 (1.53%) VB6
9 2 (1.53%) Ruby
9 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.53%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) COBOL
10 1 (0.76%) PHP
10 1 (0.76%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (25.95%) Security Cleared
2 28 (21.37%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.29%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.53%) ISEB
6 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.76%) Degree
7 1 (0.76%) PMP
7 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.76%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.76%) XenApp
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.16%) SAP
3 9 (6.87%) Oracle
4 8 (6.11%) VMware
5 5 (3.82%) Citrix
6 4 (3.05%) Cisco
6 4 (3.05%) IBM
6 4 (3.05%) NetApp
7 3 (2.29%) Teradata
7 3 (2.29%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.53%) Informatica
8 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.53%) hybris
8 2 (1.53%) ATG
9 1 (0.76%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.76%) Acronis
9 1 (0.76%) Demandware
9 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.76%) Symantec
9 1 (0.76%) ESRI
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