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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 18 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 35 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.59% 4.69% 7.61%
As % of the General category 38.04% 22.73% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 3 7
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£380 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £305 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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
92 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 25.21% 20.66% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 25 18
Average daily rate £350 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -9 10 £424 +13.06%
Street -5 5 £290 -3.33%
Bath -3 3 £350 +7.69% 4
Frome - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 22 (37.29%) SAP
2 16 (27.12%) Change Control
3 13 (22.03%) SQL
3 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
4 12 (20.34%) Marketing
4 12 (20.34%) Project Management
5 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (16.95%) DTV
5 10 (16.95%) .NET
5 10 (16.95%) Electronics
5 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
5 10 (16.95%) Manufacturing
5 10 (16.95%) Programme Management
5 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (16.95%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (16.95%) Requirements Management
6 9 (15.25%) Information Assurance
6 9 (15.25%) Oracle
7 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
7 8 (13.56%) C#
7 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
7 8 (13.56%) ERP
7 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
7 8 (13.56%) Scrum
7 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
7 8 (13.56%) Business Transformation
8 7 (11.86%) Asset Management
8 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.39%) Escenic
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) InfoPath
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
3 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.39%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (6.78%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (5.08%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (3.39%) SAP CO
4 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.69%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.39%) Big Data
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) QlikView
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (20.34%) Marketing
2 10 (16.95%) Electronics
2 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Project Manager
2 17 (28.81%) Analyst
3 14 (23.73%) Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Business Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Business Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Transformation Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Business Transformation Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Designer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Java Programmer
8 2 (3.39%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) J2EE
3 4 (6.78%) Web Services
3 4 (6.78%) XML
3 4 (6.78%) CSS
3 4 (6.78%) jQuery
3 4 (6.78%) HTML5
3 4 (6.78%) CSS3
3 4 (6.78%) HTML
4 3 (5.08%) Spring
5 2 (3.39%) JSF
5 2 (3.39%) Ajax
5 2 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.39%) Struts
5 2 (3.39%) Java RMI
5 2 (3.39%) LAMP
5 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.39%) EJB
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) DTV
2 3 (5.08%) GIS
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) EPoS
4 1 (1.69%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.69%) CMDB
4 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Change Control
2 12 (20.34%) Project Management
3 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (16.95%) Programme Management
3 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) Requirements Management
3 10 (16.95%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (15.25%) Information Assurance
5 8 (13.56%) Business Transformation
5 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
5 8 (13.56%) Scrum
5 8 (13.56%) ERP
6 7 (11.86%) Asset Management
7 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.47%) CRM
8 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.78%) ETL
9 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) Logistics
9 4 (6.78%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) C#
3 5 (8.47%) Java
3 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.39%) C
6 2 (3.39%) Scala
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.08%) ISEB
5 2 (3.39%) MOS
5 2 (3.39%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) SAP
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) JBoss
4 2 (3.39%) hybris
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
5 1 (1.69%) Informatica
5 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
Somerset
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Somerset
Computer People
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 14 days ago