The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 58 40 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.87% 12.12% 16.18%
As % of the General category 47.15% 53.33% 51.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 101
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £416 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
123 75 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.54% 22.73% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 44 143
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 28
Average hourly rate £40.25 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.79% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 28 £400 +3.22% 9
Cheltenham -6 12 £413 +10.00%
Cirencester -2 3 £400 +10.34% 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £350 - 3
Berkeley - - - -
Moreton-in-Marsh - - - - 1
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 26 (25.00%) SQL
2 25 (24.04%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (17.31%) Security Cleared
4 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 16 (15.38%) Oracle
5 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
6 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 13 (12.50%) Windows
6 13 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 12 (11.54%) Marketing
7 12 (11.54%) Banking
7 12 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 12 (11.54%) Business Objects
8 10 (9.62%) .NET
8 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.62%) Telecoms
8 10 (9.62%) Programme Management
9 9 (8.65%) Migration
9 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.65%) Web Services
9 9 (8.65%) UNIX
9 9 (8.65%) SAS
9 9 (8.65%) jQuery
10 8 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (7.69%) SAP
10 8 (7.69%) HTML
10 8 (7.69%) Scrum
11 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
11 7 (6.73%) Electronics

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (8.65%) SAS
2 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS Office
3 5 (4.81%) MS Project
4 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Internet
2 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.92%) VPN
2 2 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) SAN
3 1 (0.96%) SMTP
3 1 (0.96%) FTP
3 1 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.81%) OLAP
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.88%) Essbase
7 3 (2.88%) MySQL
8 2 (1.92%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.96%) OLTP
9 1 (0.96%) Informix
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Toad
2 5 (4.81%) Maven
3 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 12 (11.54%) Marketing
1 12 (11.54%) Banking
2 10 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.73%) Electronics
3 7 (6.73%) Retail
4 3 (2.88%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Back Office
6 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) Analyst
2 25 (24.04%) Developer
3 16 (15.38%) Consultant
3 16 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.65%) Business Developer
5 7 (6.73%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (5.77%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.81%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Business Objects Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) OBIEE Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (3.85%) SCCM Specialist
9 3 (2.88%) Project Support Officer
9 3 (2.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) .NET
2 9 (8.65%) Web Services
2 9 (8.65%) jQuery
3 8 (7.69%) HTML
4 6 (5.77%) Spring
4 6 (5.77%) RESTful
4 6 (5.77%) SOAP
4 6 (5.77%) J2EE
4 6 (5.77%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.85%) CSS
5 4 (3.85%) WinForms
6 3 (2.88%) XML
6 3 (2.88%) Java EE
6 3 (2.88%) Ajax
7 2 (1.92%) Swing
8 1 (0.96%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.96%) ODBC
8 1 (0.96%) ADO
8 1 (0.96%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) DTV
2 5 (4.81%) Data Conversion
3 3 (2.88%) iPad
4 2 (1.92%) Economics
4 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.50%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) UNIX
3 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.81%) Solaris
5 5 (4.81%) Linux
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (11.54%) Data Analysis
3 10 (9.62%) Programme Management
4 9 (8.65%) Migration
4 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (7.69%) Scrum
6 7 (6.73%) Data Modelling
6 7 (6.73%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (5.77%) TDD
7 6 (5.77%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (5.77%) Kanban
7 6 (5.77%) Change Control
7 6 (5.77%) Project Management
7 6 (5.77%) Change Management
8 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.81%) ETL
8 5 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.85%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.77%) Java
4 5 (4.81%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.85%) C#
6 3 (2.88%) C
6 3 (2.88%) VBScript
6 3 (2.88%) VBA
6 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) VB
8 1 (0.96%) XQuery
8 1 (0.96%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) Degree
4 4 (3.85%) ISEB
4 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.96%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.92%) XenApp
1 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
1 2 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) SCCM
2 5 (4.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.85%) WSUS
4 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 16 (15.38%) Oracle
2 12 (11.54%) Business Objects
3 8 (7.69%) SAP
4 4 (3.85%) Informatica
5 3 (2.88%) HP
5 3 (2.88%) Telerik
6 2 (1.92%) Citrix
6 2 (1.92%) Unisys
6 2 (1.92%) Apple
6 2 (1.92%) AppSense
6 2 (1.92%) VMware
7 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.96%) Genesys
7 1 (0.96%) Compaq
7 1 (0.96%) JBoss
7 1 (0.96%) Aveksa
7 1 (0.96%) Capita
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £380 - £395 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Stroud
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 25 days ago