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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 85 57 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.01% 12.72% 8.98%
As % of the General category 68.55% 38.78% 51.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 36 13
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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
124 147 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.27% 32.81% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 65 21
Average daily rate £413 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +213.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.22%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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 +12 21 £385 +1.31% 13
Cheltenham -12 13 £333 -5.67% 4
Cirencester - 2 - - 1
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 59 (40.97%) SQL
2 52 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (20.14%) Java
3 29 (20.14%) SQL Server
3 29 (20.14%) Programme Management
3 29 (20.14%) Security Cleared
4 28 (19.44%) Marketing
4 28 (19.44%) SAP
4 28 (19.44%) Telecoms
5 27 (18.75%) Electronics
5 27 (18.75%) DTV
5 27 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 27 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 27 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
5 27 (18.75%) Manufacturing
6 26 (18.06%) Web Services
7 25 (17.36%) .NET
7 25 (17.36%) Project Management
8 24 (16.67%) C#
8 24 (16.67%) DV Cleared
9 23 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (15.28%) HTML
10 22 (15.28%) BusinessObjects
10 22 (15.28%) MVC
11 20 (13.89%) XML
11 20 (13.89%) ASP.NET
12 19 (13.19%) Oracle
13 18 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (10.42%) Retail

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (6.94%) SAS
1 10 (6.94%) Mule
2 9 (6.25%) IIS
3 5 (3.47%) Mule ESB
4 4 (2.78%) Commerce Server
4 4 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.08%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.69%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS Project
2 8 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.08%) MS Office
4 2 (1.39%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.39%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.69%) SPSS
5 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.69%) Agresso
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) ATM
1 1 (0.69%) LAN
1 1 (0.69%) WAN
1 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.69%) HTTP
1 1 (0.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.28%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (7.64%) BusinessObjects XI
6 10 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (6.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.08%) MS Access
9 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.08%) MySQL
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.39%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.69%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.25%) Maven
3 6 (4.17%) JUnit
4 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.78%) ERwin
5 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.08%) FinalBuilder
6 3 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.39%) Selenium
7 2 (1.39%) Toad
7 2 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.69%) JMeter
8 1 (0.69%) NUnit
8 1 (0.69%) Subversion
8 1 (0.69%) JBehave
8 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (19.44%) Telecoms
1 28 (19.44%) Marketing
2 27 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 27 (18.75%) Electronics
3 15 (10.42%) Retail
4 10 (6.94%) Banking
5 8 (5.56%) Games
6 4 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (37.50%) Developer
2 27 (18.75%) Analyst
3 15 (10.42%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.72%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.64%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.94%) C# Developer
6 10 (6.94%) Project Officer
6 10 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Consultant
8 8 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
10 6 (4.17%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.47%) Data Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) Administrator
12 4 (2.78%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
13 3 (2.08%) ScrumMaster
13 3 (2.08%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.06%) Web Services
2 25 (17.36%) .NET
3 22 (15.28%) HTML
4 20 (13.89%) ASP.NET
4 20 (13.89%) XML
5 14 (9.72%) Hibernate
5 14 (9.72%) Spring
5 14 (9.72%) Spring MVC
5 14 (9.72%) JPA
6 12 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 10 (6.94%) SOAP
7 10 (6.94%) jQuery
8 9 (6.25%) WSDL
8 9 (6.25%) XML Schema
8 9 (6.25%) XSL
9 8 (5.56%) Middleware
9 8 (5.56%) REST
10 7 (4.86%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (4.86%) COM+
10 7 (4.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.75%) DTV
2 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.47%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.78%) Statistics
5 3 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.39%) User Experience
6 2 (1.39%) AS400
6 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.69%) Replication
7 1 (0.69%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.03%) Linux
2 11 (7.64%) UNIX
3 5 (3.47%) Windows
4 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.08%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Debian
6 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (20.14%) Programme Management
3 27 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 27 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 25 (17.36%) Project Management
5 23 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (15.28%) MVC
7 16 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (10.42%) PRINCE2
9 12 (8.33%) Scrum
9 12 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 11 (7.64%) TDD
10 11 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.94%) Information Assurance
11 10 (6.94%) BDD
12 9 (6.25%) SDLC
12 9 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (6.25%) Integration Testing
13 8 (5.56%) Change Control
13 8 (5.56%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (40.97%) SQL
2 29 (20.14%) Java
3 24 (16.67%) C#
4 15 (10.42%) C++
4 15 (10.42%) C
5 14 (9.72%) T-SQL
6 13 (9.03%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 9 (6.25%) VB
8 9 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 9 (6.25%) VB6
9 8 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.47%) VBA
11 4 (2.78%) Python
11 4 (2.78%) Ruby
12 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.08%) VC++
13 1 (0.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Security Cleared
2 24 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 11 (7.64%) Degree
3 11 (7.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.78%) HNC
4 4 (2.78%) HND
4 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.08%) ISEB
6 2 (1.39%) PMP
6 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.08%) Basel II
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.78%) RACF
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) zSecure
2 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (19.44%) SAP
2 19 (13.19%) Oracle
3 9 (6.25%) Teradata
4 7 (4.86%) IBM
5 5 (3.47%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.78%) hybris
6 4 (2.78%) ATG
7 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.69%) Informatica
8 1 (0.69%) NetApp
8 1 (0.69%) VMware
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco
8 1 (0.69%) Google
8 1 (0.69%) DevExpress
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