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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 16 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Finance 23 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.35% 10.73% 7.40%
As % of the General category 38.33% 50.00% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 21
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.63 £38.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
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
60 76 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.39% 21.47% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 41 75
Median daily rate £350 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £675 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +7 14 £338 -20.58% 15
Yeovil -7 4 - -
Street -3 2 - -
Shepton Mallet - 2 £350 -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 33 (44.59%) Programme Management
2 31 (41.89%) Manufacturing
3 26 (35.14%) SAP
3 26 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (31.08%) Telecoms
6 22 (29.73%) Electronics
6 22 (29.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 22 (29.73%) Marketing
6 22 (29.73%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 12 (16.22%) Scrum
9 11 (14.86%) Java
10 10 (13.51%) Project Management
11 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (12.16%) SQL
12 8 (10.81%) HTML
12 8 (10.81%) CSS
12 8 (10.81%) OO
13 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
13 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
13 7 (9.46%) Requirements Management
13 7 (9.46%) Dynamics AX
13 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
13 7 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
14 6 (8.11%) C#
14 6 (8.11%) C++
14 6 (8.11%) GAP Analysis
15 5 (6.76%) .NET

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 3 (4.05%) Apache
1 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.05%) Node.js
1 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.70%) CMS
2 2 (2.70%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
3 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.05%) MS Project
4 1 (1.35%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.35%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (29.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (9.46%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (5.41%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (2.70%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.70%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.35%) DB2
3 1 (1.35%) Informix
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.35%) QlikView
3 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) gulp
3 3 (4.05%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) MorphX
4 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.35%) JMeter
5 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) WATIR
5 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (41.89%) Manufacturing
2 23 (31.08%) Telecoms
3 22 (29.73%) Electronics
3 22 (29.73%) Marketing
4 4 (5.41%) Military
5 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) Games
6 1 (1.35%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Analyst
2 16 (21.62%) Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Consultant
5 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Functional Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Release Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Release Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) CSS
1 8 (10.81%) HTML
2 5 (6.76%) .NET
3 4 (5.41%) JSP
3 4 (5.41%) Web Services
3 4 (5.41%) XML
4 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.05%) Backbone.js
4 3 (4.05%) CSS3
4 3 (4.05%) DOM
4 3 (4.05%) Entity Framework
4 3 (4.05%) Express
4 3 (4.05%) HTML5
4 3 (4.05%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 3 (4.05%) Middleware
4 3 (4.05%) React
4 3 (4.05%) RESTful
4 3 (4.05%) WPF
5 2 (2.70%) Ajax
6 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.76%) iPad
2 4 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) CESG
3 1 (1.35%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.35%) Equities
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.35%) NHS
3 1 (1.35%) PKI
3 1 (1.35%) Replication
3 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Android
3 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Unix
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Programme Management
2 26 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (29.73%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (16.22%) Scrum
6 10 (13.51%) Project Management
7 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.81%) OO
9 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.46%) Requirements Management
9 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.11%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.76%) Logistics
11 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.41%) OOD
12 4 (5.41%) Test Scripting
12 4 (5.41%) UML
12 4 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) Java
2 9 (12.16%) SQL
3 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.11%) C#
4 6 (8.11%) C++
5 3 (4.05%) Ada
6 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.70%) VBA
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) Delphi
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
1 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (1.35%) CLAS
2 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.35%) PMP
2 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) SAP
2 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.05%) Telerik
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe
5 1 (1.35%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.35%) BEA
5 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.35%) Sybase
5 1 (1.35%) VeriFone
5 1 (1.35%) VMware
5 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
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