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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 61 17 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.32% 7.59% 15.98%
As % of the General category 44.20% 28.33% 52.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 48
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£375 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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
138 60 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.13% 26.79% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 26 77
Average daily rate £400 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £527 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.72% -66.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £39.20 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 August 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
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 August 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
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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
Cheltenham +2 19 £355 +13.96% 8
Gloucester -6 9 £350 -12.50% 6
Cirencester -10 1 £475 +25.82%
Tewkesbury - - - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 28 (23.73%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (22.03%) SQL
3 25 (21.19%) Security Cleared
4 19 (16.10%) Oracle
5 18 (15.25%) Telecoms
5 18 (15.25%) Marketing
6 16 (13.56%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (12.71%) Web Services
8 14 (11.86%) SAP
8 14 (11.86%) Java
8 14 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (11.86%) Project Management
9 13 (11.02%) Manufacturing
9 13 (11.02%) SQL Server
9 13 (11.02%) Business Objects
9 13 (11.02%) Retail
9 13 (11.02%) DV Cleared
10 12 (10.17%) Programme Management
10 12 (10.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 12 (10.17%) JavaScript
10 12 (10.17%) UNIX
10 12 (10.17%) SAS
10 12 (10.17%) Electronics
10 12 (10.17%) DTV
11 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.47%) Data Analysis
12 10 (8.47%) jQuery
12 10 (8.47%) .NET
12 10 (8.47%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (7.63%) MS Excel

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (10.17%) SAS
2 8 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.24%) CMS
5 3 (2.54%) Mule
6 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.85%) Apache
7 1 (0.85%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (0.85%) Node.js
7 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.08%) MS Project
3 6 (5.08%) MS Office
4 2 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (10.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.39%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.39%) WebTrends
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.39%) DNS
3 2 (1.69%) SAN
3 2 (1.69%) Internet
3 2 (1.69%) Firewall
3 2 (1.69%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (11.02%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.54%) DB2
8 2 (1.69%) OLAP
8 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.69%) MySQL
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.85%) Xcelsius
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Maven
2 4 (3.39%) JUnit
3 3 (2.54%) Selenium
3 3 (2.54%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.69%) JIRA
4 2 (1.69%) Toad
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (15.25%) Telecoms
1 18 (15.25%) Marketing
2 13 (11.02%) Retail
2 13 (11.02%) Manufacturing
3 12 (10.17%) Electronics
4 8 (6.78%) Banking
5 5 (4.24%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (27.97%) Developer
2 26 (22.03%) Analyst
3 13 (11.02%) Consultant
4 11 (9.32%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Business Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Service Manager
8 5 (4.24%) Tester
9 4 (3.39%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.39%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (3.39%) Incident Manager
9 4 (3.39%) SAS Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 4 (3.39%) PPC Specialist
9 4 (3.39%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.71%) Web Services
2 10 (8.47%) .NET
2 10 (8.47%) jQuery
3 9 (7.63%) Spring
3 9 (7.63%) Hibernate
4 8 (6.78%) SOAP
4 8 (6.78%) J2EE
4 8 (6.78%) RESTful
5 5 (4.24%) Ajax
5 5 (4.24%) HTML
6 4 (3.39%) WinForms
6 4 (3.39%) XML
6 4 (3.39%) Java EE
7 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.54%) CSS
7 3 (2.54%) JDBC
7 3 (2.54%) SAML
8 2 (1.69%) Struts
8 2 (1.69%) Swing
8 2 (1.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) DTV
2 5 (4.24%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.39%) Economics
4 2 (1.69%) Replication
4 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.69%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) NHS
5 1 (0.85%) IPTV
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
5 1 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) UNIX
2 8 (6.78%) Windows
3 7 (5.93%) Linux
4 5 (4.24%) Solaris
5 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (13.56%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (11.86%) Project Management
4 12 (10.17%) Programme Management
5 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.47%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.63%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.78%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.93%) Scrum
9 7 (5.93%) TDD
9 7 (5.93%) Migration
9 7 (5.93%) Kanban
10 6 (5.08%) ETL
11 4 (3.39%) Validation
11 4 (3.39%) SEO
11 4 (3.39%) Change Management
11 4 (3.39%) ITIL
11 4 (3.39%) Software Testing
11 4 (3.39%) Pay per click
11 4 (3.39%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.03%) SQL
2 14 (11.86%) Java
3 12 (10.17%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.93%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.08%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.39%) C
6 4 (3.39%) C#
7 2 (1.69%) PHP
7 2 (1.69%) VBA
7 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.85%) VBScript
8 1 (0.85%) Ruby
8 1 (0.85%) XPath
8 1 (0.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 25 (21.19%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.02%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) Degree
5 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.54%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.54%) ISEB
6 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.69%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) CISSP
7 1 (0.85%) HNC
7 1 (0.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.54%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.69%) XenApp
2 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.69%) vSphere
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Oracle
2 14 (11.86%) SAP
3 13 (11.02%) Business Objects
4 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.08%) JBoss
5 6 (5.08%) Informatica
5 6 (5.08%) VMware
6 4 (3.39%) HP
6 4 (3.39%) Google
7 3 (2.54%) Teradata
7 3 (2.54%) Telerik
8 2 (1.69%) Citrix
8 2 (1.69%) AppSense
8 2 (1.69%) Apple
8 2 (1.69%) Cisco
8 2 (1.69%) IBM
9 1 (0.85%) NetApp
9 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.85%) Avaya
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