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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 7 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 48 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.84% 7.52% 11.26%
As % of the General category 45.71% 34.85% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 15
Average daily rate £410 £406 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £550 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.13 - £31.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 - £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.43 - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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
105 66 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 34.65% 21.57% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 46
Average daily rate £365 £490 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.51% +78.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £698 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Average hourly rate £43.17 £37.20 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £35.42 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £42.90 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bath +9 19 £406 +16.07% 13
Yeovil -7 7 £355 - 3
Street +9 6 £450 -8.16% 1
Taunton +8 5 £450 +28.57%
Shepton Mallet - 1 £350 - 1
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 38 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.46%) Programme Management
3 32 (26.02%) Manufacturing
4 28 (22.76%) E-Commerce
5 27 (21.95%) SAP
6 26 (21.14%) SQL
6 26 (21.14%) Telecoms
7 25 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (20.33%) iPad
8 24 (19.51%) Marketing
8 24 (19.51%) Digital Marketing
9 23 (18.70%) Electronics
9 23 (18.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 22 (17.89%) JavaScript
11 21 (17.07%) Scrum
12 18 (14.63%) HTML
12 18 (14.63%) Git (software)
13 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
13 15 (12.20%) Unit Testing
14 14 (11.38%) Java
14 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
16 12 (9.76%) OO
16 12 (9.76%) Node.js
17 11 (8.94%) React
17 11 (8.94%) gulp
17 11 (8.94%) PRINCE2
17 11 (8.94%) .NET
18 10 (8.13%) CSS
18 10 (8.13%) Windows

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (9.76%) Node.js
2 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.44%) IIS
4 2 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.63%) Apache
4 2 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.63%) CMS
4 2 (1.63%) Confluence
4 2 (1.63%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Office
3 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (18.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (4.07%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.63%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.63%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.63%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.81%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) GitHub
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.81%) DB2
8 1 (0.81%) Informix
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.81%) QlikView
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.94%) gulp
3 10 (8.13%) Grunt
3 10 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.50%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (4.88%) Gerrit
7 5 (4.07%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (4.07%) Selenium
7 5 (4.07%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.63%) JIRA
9 2 (1.63%) MorphX
10 1 (0.81%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.81%) JMeter
10 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.81%) WATIR
General
1 32 (26.02%) Manufacturing
2 26 (21.14%) Telecoms
3 24 (19.51%) Marketing
4 23 (18.70%) Electronics
5 8 (6.50%) Banking
6 5 (4.07%) Back Office
7 3 (2.44%) Military
7 3 (2.44%) Retail
8 2 (1.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.81%) Avionics
9 1 (0.81%) Billing
9 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (24.39%) Developer
2 24 (19.51%) Analyst
3 16 (13.01%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.20%) Consultant
5 7 (5.69%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 7 (5.69%) Node.js Developer
5 7 (5.69%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.69%) Software Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Architect
6 6 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (4.88%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
6 6 (4.88%) Release Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (4.07%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Build and Release Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Build Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Release Manager
7 5 (4.07%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.63%) HTML
2 11 (8.94%) .NET
2 11 (8.94%) React
3 10 (8.13%) CSS
4 8 (6.50%) HTML5
4 8 (6.50%) Web Services
5 7 (5.69%) Express
5 7 (5.69%) RESTful
6 6 (4.88%) .NET Framework
6 6 (4.88%) ELK Stack
7 5 (4.07%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.07%) Backbone.js
7 5 (4.07%) Browserify
7 5 (4.07%) Middleware
8 4 (3.25%) jQuery
8 4 (3.25%) Mustache
8 4 (3.25%) Sass
9 3 (2.44%) CSS3
9 3 (2.44%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.33%) iPad
2 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.50%) User Experience
4 5 (4.07%) NHS
5 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.44%) New Media
6 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) CESG
7 1 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.81%) Equities
7 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
7 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Windows
2 7 (5.69%) Linux
3 3 (2.44%) Android
3 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.46%) Programme Management
3 28 (22.76%) E-Commerce
4 25 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (19.51%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (17.07%) Scrum
7 15 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 12 (9.76%) OO
9 11 (8.94%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.32%) Data Management
10 9 (7.32%) DevOps
10 9 (7.32%) Project Management
10 9 (7.32%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (6.50%) ITIL
11 8 (6.50%) MVC
11 8 (6.50%) OOD
11 8 (6.50%) UML
11 8 (6.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.14%) SQL
2 22 (17.89%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.38%) Java
4 9 (7.32%) C#
4 9 (7.32%) C++
5 8 (6.50%) Perl
6 7 (5.69%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.69%) Python
7 4 (3.25%) Ada
8 2 (1.63%) ES6
8 2 (1.63%) JSX
8 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.81%) Ada 83
9 1 (0.81%) Ada 95
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.63%) Degree
1 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) APMG
2 1 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (0.81%) CLAS
2 1 (0.81%) ISEB
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.81%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) Ansible
1 7 (5.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (21.95%) SAP
2 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.69%) Splunk
4 6 (4.88%) Oracle
5 3 (2.44%) Telerik
6 2 (1.63%) Adobe
6 2 (1.63%) Rally
7 1 (0.81%) BEA
7 1 (0.81%) Casewise
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix
7 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.81%) Sybase
7 1 (0.81%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.81%) WorldPay
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