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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 12 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Finance 59 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.77% 19.15% 12.00%
As % of the General category 56.19% 49.22% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 41
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£375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -20.00%
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
105 128 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.73% 38.91% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 75 53
Average daily rate £400 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £13.85 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -5 18 £396 -1.00% 23
Cheltenham -8 15 £413 +10.00% 11
Cirencester +1 5 £130 -71.11% 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 36 (25.53%) SQL
2 32 (22.70%) Security Cleared
3 26 (18.44%) DV Cleared
4 23 (16.31%) Web Services
4 23 (16.31%) Windows
4 23 (16.31%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (15.60%) Telecoms
5 22 (15.60%) Retail
6 20 (14.18%) Banking
6 20 (14.18%) MVC
6 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
7 19 (13.48%) Java
8 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
9 17 (12.06%) JavaScript
9 17 (12.06%) Oracle
10 16 (11.35%) .NET
10 16 (11.35%) PRINCE2
10 16 (11.35%) Spring MVC
10 16 (11.35%) Spring
10 16 (11.35%) Hibernate
11 15 (10.64%) Programme Management
11 15 (10.64%) TDD
11 15 (10.64%) Project Management
11 15 (10.64%) HTML
11 15 (10.64%) MS Office
11 15 (10.64%) BDD
12 14 (9.93%) XML
12 14 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (9.22%) C#
14 12 (8.51%) Linux

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (6.38%) Mule
2 6 (4.26%) SAS
3 5 (3.55%) IIS
4 4 (2.84%) Eucalyptus
4 4 (2.84%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.13%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.13%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.71%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (10.64%) MS Office
2 9 (6.38%) MS Project
3 3 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.13%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (7.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.71%) Agresso
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) LAN
1 6 (4.26%) WAN
2 4 (2.84%) Ethernet
2 4 (2.84%) DNS
3 3 (2.13%) Internet
4 2 (1.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.55%) DB2
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.13%) MySQL
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.71%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.71%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Maven
2 7 (4.96%) JUnit
3 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.42%) Toad
5 2 (1.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.71%) NUnit
6 1 (0.71%) MSTest
6 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (15.60%) Telecoms
1 22 (15.60%) Retail
2 20 (14.18%) Banking
3 12 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.80%) Electronics
4 11 (7.80%) Retail Banking
4 11 (7.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (24.82%) Developer
2 34 (24.11%) Analyst
3 16 (11.35%) Project Manager
3 16 (11.35%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.93%) Java Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Architect
5 12 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Consultant
7 10 (7.09%) Service Manager
8 9 (6.38%) Technical Architect
9 8 (5.67%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (4.96%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.96%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Services Delivery Manager
11 6 (4.26%) Project Support Officer
11 6 (4.26%) Project Officer
12 5 (3.55%) Test Analyst
13 4 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
13 4 (2.84%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.31%) Web Services
2 16 (11.35%) .NET
2 16 (11.35%) Hibernate
2 16 (11.35%) Spring
2 16 (11.35%) Spring MVC
3 15 (10.64%) HTML
4 14 (9.93%) XML
5 12 (8.51%) jQuery
5 12 (8.51%) JPA
6 10 (7.09%) SOAP
7 8 (5.67%) CSS
7 8 (5.67%) REST
7 8 (5.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (4.26%) J2EE
8 6 (4.26%) XSLT
9 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.55%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (3.55%) LINQ
9 5 (3.55%) WCF
9 5 (3.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.80%) DTV
2 4 (2.84%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.84%) Replication
3 3 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.13%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.71%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.31%) Windows
2 12 (8.51%) Linux
3 11 (7.80%) UNIX
4 8 (5.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.31%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (14.18%) MVC
3 16 (11.35%) PRINCE2
4 15 (10.64%) Project Management
4 15 (10.64%) Programme Management
4 15 (10.64%) TDD
4 15 (10.64%) BDD
5 14 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (7.80%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (6.38%) Business Development
7 9 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.38%) Business Analysis
8 8 (5.67%) Migration
8 8 (5.67%) Risk Management
8 8 (5.67%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.26%) Project Governance
10 6 (4.26%) Change Control
10 6 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.26%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.53%) SQL
2 19 (13.48%) Java
3 17 (12.06%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.22%) C#
5 9 (6.38%) C
6 8 (5.67%) C++
7 7 (4.96%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.42%) VBA
11 1 (0.71%) Python
11 1 (0.71%) XAML
11 1 (0.71%) VB6
11 1 (0.71%) Ruby
11 1 (0.71%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.71%) VB
11 1 (0.71%) COBOL
11 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (22.70%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.44%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.13%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.42%) ISEB
5 2 (1.42%) VCP4
5 2 (1.42%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.13%) XenApp
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.06%) Oracle
3 11 (7.80%) SAP
4 10 (7.09%) VMware
5 7 (4.96%) Citrix
6 6 (4.26%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.84%) Cisco
7 4 (2.84%) Informatica
7 4 (2.84%) NetApp
8 3 (2.13%) IBM
9 2 (1.42%) Teradata
10 1 (0.71%) Capita
10 1 (0.71%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.71%) hybris
10 1 (0.71%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.71%) Acronis
10 1 (0.71%) Demandware
10 1 (0.71%) AppSense
10 1 (0.71%) Cognos
10 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
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