The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Somerset region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 32 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 14 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.14% 7.49% 8.48%
As % of the General category 20.00% 26.92% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £175 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £404 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
70 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.71% 27.81% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 27
Average daily rate £325 £319 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £408 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Finance
South West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Bath -1 3 £313 +78.57% 9
Street -4 3 £290 -3.33% 2
Taunton -26 2 £361 -3.66%
Templecombe - - - -
Wells - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
Frome - - - - 1
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (38.30%) SAP
2 13 (27.66%) Change Control
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
5 9 (19.15%) Project Management
5 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
6 8 (17.02%) Marketing
6 8 (17.02%) Business Transformation
6 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.02%) Oracle
6 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
6 8 (17.02%) Asset Management
7 7 (14.89%) Scrum
7 7 (14.89%) ERP
7 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
8 6 (12.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (12.77%) Use Case
8 6 (12.77%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
8 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.77%) DTV
8 6 (12.77%) .NET
8 6 (12.77%) C#
8 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
8 6 (12.77%) Electronics
8 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
8 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
9 5 (10.64%) Change Management
9 5 (10.64%) Banking

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.26%) MQSeries
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.26%) CMS
1 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (4.26%) Escenic
1 2 (4.26%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (8.51%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.26%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.26%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.13%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.26%) Big Data
6 1 (2.13%) QlikView
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (17.02%) Marketing
2 6 (12.77%) Electronics
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Legal
5 2 (4.26%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Advertising
6 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Project Manager
3 13 (27.66%) Business Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Business Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Business Project Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Transformation Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Business Transformation Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Business Change Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) J2EE
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) jQuery
3 3 (6.38%) HTML5
3 3 (6.38%) CSS3
3 3 (6.38%) CSS
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) Struts
4 2 (4.26%) EJB
4 2 (4.26%) Java RMI
4 2 (4.26%) LAMP
4 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.26%) Spring
4 2 (4.26%) JSF
4 2 (4.26%) Ajax
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.13%) WCF
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) DTV
2 3 (6.38%) GIS
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) CMDB
4 1 (2.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Change Control
2 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
3 9 (19.15%) Project Management
4 8 (17.02%) Asset Management
4 8 (17.02%) Business Transformation
5 7 (14.89%) Scrum
5 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
5 7 (14.89%) ERP
6 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.77%) Use Case
6 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
6 6 (12.77%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.64%) CRM
7 5 (10.64%) Change Management
8 4 (8.51%) ITIL
8 4 (8.51%) UML
8 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.51%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.38%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.26%) Scala
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) Degree
3 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (10.64%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
4 2 (4.26%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) SCSM
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) SAP
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
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