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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 12 17 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Contract jobs citing Finance 40 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.80% 10.24% 2.08%
As % of the General category 44.44% 37.97% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 1
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£425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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
90 79 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.55% 26.96% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 56 13
Average daily rate £550 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £243 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £508 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.13 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Taunton -6 17 £330 -12.00% 4
Street -2 6 £550 - 1
Bath +5 4 £325 +18.18% 1
Yeovil - 3 - -
Wells - - - -
Cheddar - - - -
Frome - - - -
Axbridge - - - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (60.32%) SAP
2 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
3 12 (19.05%) Manufacturing
3 12 (19.05%) Programme Management
4 11 (17.46%) ITIL
5 10 (15.87%) SQL
6 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (12.70%) .NET
7 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
7 8 (12.70%) Service Management
7 8 (12.70%) Change Management
7 8 (12.70%) Retail
7 8 (12.70%) Marketing
7 8 (12.70%) hybris
8 7 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (11.11%) Electronics
8 7 (11.11%) DTV
8 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 7 (11.11%) UML
9 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.52%) C#
9 6 (9.52%) Project Management
9 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.52%) SLA
10 5 (7.94%) SAP FI
10 5 (7.94%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (7.94%) Validation
10 5 (7.94%) Migration
10 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.59%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.59%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (7.94%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (7.94%) SAP CO
2 5 (7.94%) SAP FI
3 3 (4.76%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.59%) Agresso
4 1 (1.59%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) WAN
1 2 (3.17%) SAN
1 2 (3.17%) LAN
2 1 (1.59%) VoIP
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) Wireless
2 1 (1.59%) Fast Ethernet
2 1 (1.59%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (1.59%) Network Security
2 1 (1.59%) NAS
2 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.17%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (3.17%) DB2
3 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.17%) Big Data
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Voldemort
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) OLAP
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.17%) ERwin
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.59%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 8 (12.70%) Retail
2 8 (12.70%) Marketing
2 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.11%) Electronics
4 3 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Trainer
3 9 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Developer
5 7 (11.11%) SAP Trainer
6 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Head of Operations
7 3 (4.76%) SAP Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Junior
7 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.17%) SAP Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.17%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.17%) jQuery
3 2 (3.17%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) SOAP
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) XSL
4 1 (1.59%) XSLT
4 1 (1.59%) Spring
4 1 (1.59%) Ajax
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.59%) HTML5
4 1 (1.59%) CSS3
4 1 (1.59%) PostGIS
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) DTV
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) GIS
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) AS400
3 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.59%) FMCG
3 1 (1.59%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) OS/400
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
2 12 (19.05%) Programme Management
3 11 (17.46%) ITIL
4 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.70%) Service Management
5 8 (12.70%) Change Management
6 7 (11.11%) UML
6 7 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.52%) Project Management
8 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.94%) Validation
8 5 (7.94%) Migration
8 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.94%) Requirements Management
8 5 (7.94%) Change Control
9 4 (6.35%) Data Architecture
9 4 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) C#
3 3 (4.76%) Ada
3 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.76%) Java
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.17%) VB
4 2 (3.17%) C++
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.59%) RPG IV
5 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.59%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) Perl
5 1 (1.59%) PHP
5 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.59%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) CCNP
4 1 (1.59%) CCNA
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.17%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.59%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) SAP
2 8 (12.70%) hybris
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (3.17%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.17%) Informatica
5 2 (3.17%) Teradata
6 1 (1.59%) Netezza
6 1 (1.59%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.59%) Talend
6 1 (1.59%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.59%) Embarcadero
6 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.59%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago