The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 13 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 22 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.24% 9.06% 8.24%
As % of the General category 56.41% 42.86% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 25
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £265 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.01 £21.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +28.78%
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 Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
39 63 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.39% 21.14% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 67
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 4
Median hourly rate £37.75 £55.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.36% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £43.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £55.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Somerset region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Somerset region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bath -5 12 £360 -1.36% 9
Taunton +13 3 £390 +12.39% 1
Yeovil +5 1 - -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £325 -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Finance.

1 20 (46.51%) SAP
2 19 (44.19%) Manufacturing
2 19 (44.19%) Programme Management
3 17 (39.53%) Telecoms
4 16 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (34.88%) Electronics
5 15 (34.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (34.88%) Digital Marketing
5 15 (34.88%) Marketing
6 11 (25.58%) Project Management
7 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.95%) C#
9 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (11.63%) SQL
10 5 (11.63%) SAP FI
10 5 (11.63%) Web Development
10 5 (11.63%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (11.63%) SAP CO
11 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
11 4 (9.30%) .NET
11 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
11 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
11 4 (9.30%) CSS
12 3 (6.98%) CRM
12 3 (6.98%) MS Project
12 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
12 3 (6.98%) HTML
12 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project
3 2 (4.65%) MS Office
4 1 (2.33%) Revit
Business Applications
1 15 (34.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (11.63%) SAP CO
2 5 (11.63%) SAP FI
2 5 (11.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (4.65%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (2.33%) SAP BPC
5 1 (2.33%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) LSMW
3 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (44.19%) Manufacturing
2 17 (39.53%) Telecoms
3 15 (34.88%) Electronics
3 15 (34.88%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Military
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Test Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.65%) HTML Developer
5 2 (4.65%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) SAP CO Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) SAP Developer
5 2 (4.65%) SAP FI Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
1 4 (9.30%) CSS
2 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) CSS3
3 2 (4.65%) HTML5
3 2 (4.65%) Sass
3 2 (4.65%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (2.33%) BAPI
4 1 (2.33%) JSP
4 1 (2.33%) LINQ
4 1 (2.33%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Programme Management
2 16 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (34.88%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (25.58%) Project Management
5 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) Web Development
7 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.98%) CRM
8 3 (6.98%) SDLC
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.65%) Change Control
9 2 (4.65%) Data Loss Prevention
9 2 (4.65%) OO
9 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.65%) Scrum
9 2 (4.65%) Security Operations
9 2 (4.65%) SIEM
9 2 (4.65%) Workflow
10 1 (2.33%) MVC
10 1 (2.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) C#
2 5 (11.63%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) ABAP
3 2 (4.65%) C++
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.65%) VBA
4 1 (2.33%) Ada
4 1 (2.33%) Delphi
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PMP
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.65%) QRadar
2 2 (4.65%) RSA Archer
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) SAP
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
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