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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 33 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing Finance 16 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.52% 4.94% 9.47%
As % of the General category 29.63% 26.32% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 7
Average daily rate
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£369 £355 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% -15.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £308 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
54 76 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.25% 18.77% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 55 27
Average daily rate £415 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 £34.92 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% +111.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 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
Bath +2 6 £368 +13.07% 2
Taunton +9 4 £313 -16.53% 2
Street - 2 £525 - 1
Yeovil -5 1 - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (55.36%) SAP
2 12 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 12 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 11 (19.64%) ITIL
4 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 8 (14.29%) Change Management
6 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.50%) UML
6 7 (12.50%) Change Control
7 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 6 (10.71%) hybris
7 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.71%) SLA
7 6 (10.71%) Service Management
8 5 (8.93%) Electronics
8 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
8 5 (8.93%) SAP CO
8 5 (8.93%) Retail
8 5 (8.93%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (8.93%) Validation
8 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.93%) DTV
8 5 (8.93%) SAP FI
8 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
8 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
8 5 (8.93%) C#
8 5 (8.93%) .NET
8 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.79%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (8.93%) SAP CO
1 5 (8.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (8.93%) SAP FI
2 3 (5.36%) SAP BPC
3 2 (3.57%) OPENHousing
3 2 (3.57%) OPENContractor
4 1 (1.79%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.79%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) LAN
1 1 (1.79%) WAN
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.79%) DNS
1 1 (1.79%) SAN
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
1 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) DB2
3 1 (1.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) ERwin
3 1 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.93%) Electronics
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
2 5 (8.93%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Military
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Trainer
2 8 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) SAP Trainer
4 6 (10.71%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Junior
5 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Head of Operations
6 3 (5.36%) SAP Manager
7 2 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Governance Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Data Governance Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.57%) Middleware
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) JSP
4 1 (1.79%) SOAP
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) WCF
4 1 (1.79%) WF
4 1 (1.79%) jQuery
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.79%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) DTV
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.57%) RMADS
3 2 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Programme Management
2 11 (19.64%) ITIL
3 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 8 (14.29%) Change Management
4 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.50%) UML
4 7 (12.50%) Change Control
5 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.71%) Project Management
5 6 (10.71%) Service Management
6 5 (8.93%) Validation
6 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.93%) Requirements Management
6 5 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.14%) Information Management
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.14%) Data Governance
7 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) C#
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) Ada
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) VB
5 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.36%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.79%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) SAP
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) hybris
4 2 (3.57%) Teradata
4 2 (3.57%) Capita
4 2 (3.57%) Informatica
4 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Embarcadero
5 1 (1.79%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) Netezza
5 1 (1.79%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.79%) Talend
5 1 (1.79%) Hortonworks
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