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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 4 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 74 76 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.73% 16.78% 13.05%
As % of the General category 64.35% 57.14% 51.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 44
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.83 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +62.60%

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
115 133 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.21% 29.36% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 83 65
Median daily rate £413 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £286 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 18
Median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £37.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.10 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 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
Gloucester -4 18 £463 +23.33% 4
Cheltenham +8 5 £400 -5.88% 3
Cirencester -3 3 £320 -8.57% 4
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 46 (28.75%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (25.00%) Banking
3 38 (23.75%) SQL
4 35 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 34 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (20.00%) Scrum
7 31 (19.38%) Marketing
7 31 (19.38%) Security Cleared
8 29 (18.13%) Digital Marketing
8 29 (18.13%) Programme Management
8 29 (18.13%) Manufacturing
8 29 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (18.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 29 (18.13%) Electronics
8 29 (18.13%) Telecoms
8 29 (18.13%) SAP
9 24 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (14.38%) Business Analysis
10 23 (14.38%) Change Control
11 22 (13.75%) Migration
11 22 (13.75%) Risk Management
12 21 (13.13%) XML
12 21 (13.13%) Java
12 21 (13.13%) Retail
12 21 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (13.13%) DV Cleared
13 20 (12.50%) Document Management
13 20 (12.50%) Project Management
13 20 (12.50%) ISEB
14 19 (11.88%) C

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 11 (6.88%) Mule
1 11 (6.88%) Mule ESB
2 4 (2.50%) Confluence
2 4 (2.50%) SAS
3 3 (1.88%) Apache
4 2 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.75%) MS Office
3 5 (3.13%) MS Project
4 4 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (18.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) ATM
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.63%) Firewall
2 1 (0.63%) Intranet
2 1 (0.63%) LAN
2 1 (0.63%) LDAP
2 1 (0.63%) SSH
2 1 (0.63%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) VLAN
2 1 (0.63%) VPN
2 1 (0.63%) WAN
2 1 (0.63%) Wireless
2 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.88%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (1.88%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.25%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (1.25%) Big Data
6 2 (1.25%) MySQL
6 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.63%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Subversion
2 5 (3.13%) JIRA
2 5 (3.13%) Maven
3 4 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.88%) ERwin
4 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.88%) JUnit
4 3 (1.88%) Selenium
5 2 (1.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.63%) Ant
6 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.63%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.63%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Zephyr
General
1 40 (25.00%) Banking
2 31 (19.38%) Marketing
3 29 (18.13%) Electronics
3 29 (18.13%) Manufacturing
3 29 (18.13%) Telecoms
4 21 (13.13%) Retail
5 17 (10.63%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.25%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (29.38%) Analyst
2 34 (21.25%) Developer
3 27 (16.88%) Business Analyst
4 19 (11.88%) Project Officer
5 15 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 15 (9.38%) Test Manager
6 13 (8.13%) Project Support Officer
6 13 (8.13%) Support Officer
7 12 (7.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 12 (7.50%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.00%) Architect
10 7 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Finance Manager
12 5 (3.13%) Banking Analyst
12 5 (3.13%) Business Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.13%) Test Leader
12 5 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.13%) XML
2 15 (9.38%) JSON
3 13 (8.13%) .NET
3 13 (8.13%) AngularJS
3 13 (8.13%) Spring
4 12 (7.50%) Apache Camel
4 12 (7.50%) Spring MVC
5 11 (6.88%) Hibernate
5 11 (6.88%) HTML
5 11 (6.88%) JPA
5 11 (6.88%) Spring Integration
6 10 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (5.63%) ASP.NET
7 9 (5.63%) CSS
8 8 (5.00%) HTML5
8 8 (5.00%) jQuery
8 8 (5.00%) Web Services
9 7 (4.38%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.38%) Backbone.js
9 7 (4.38%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.75%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.25%) User Experience
3 2 (1.25%) Wiki
4 1 (0.63%) Clustering
4 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.63%) Fintech
4 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.88%) Unix
2 7 (4.38%) Linux
3 3 (1.88%) Windows
4 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.25%) CentOS
4 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.25%) Solaris
4 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.75%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (21.88%) PRINCE2
3 34 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (20.00%) Scrum
5 29 (18.13%) Digital Marketing
5 29 (18.13%) Programme Management
5 29 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (14.38%) Business Analysis
7 23 (14.38%) Change Control
8 22 (13.75%) Migration
8 22 (13.75%) Risk Management
9 21 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (12.50%) Document Management
10 20 (12.50%) Project Management
11 19 (11.88%) Information Assurance
11 19 (11.88%) Requirements Management
12 18 (11.25%) MVC
13 17 (10.63%) Data Protection
14 16 (10.00%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.75%) SQL
2 21 (13.13%) Java
3 19 (11.88%) C
4 14 (8.75%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.63%) C#
6 9 (5.63%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.88%) C++
7 3 (1.88%) Perl
7 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.88%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.25%) Ruby
8 2 (1.25%) VB
9 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.63%) PHP
9 1 (0.63%) Python
9 1 (0.63%) VB6
9 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (19.38%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.13%) DV Cleared
3 20 (12.50%) ISEB
4 17 (10.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (7.50%) APMG
6 10 (6.25%) Degree
7 6 (3.75%) ISTQB
8 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.88%) HNC
9 3 (1.88%) HND
10 1 (0.63%) CCNA
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) Basel II
1 7 (4.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (3.13%) QA
3 4 (2.50%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.88%) IFRS
4 3 (1.88%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.25%) SRDF
1 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (18.13%) SAP
2 13 (8.13%) Oracle
3 9 (5.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.13%) Teradata
5 4 (2.50%) Unisys
6 3 (1.88%) IBM
6 3 (1.88%) Sage
7 2 (1.25%) Citrix
7 2 (1.25%) EMC
7 2 (1.25%) HP
7 2 (1.25%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.25%) Twitter
7 2 (1.25%) VMware
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco
8 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.63%) RedGate
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