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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 21 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Finance 23 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.28% 6.59% 9.78%
As % of the General category 34.85% 30.93% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 4
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£425 £375 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £298 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £432 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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
66 97 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.03% 21.32% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 71 21
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.84 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +105.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £33.84 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £38.77 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +8 7 £350 -17.64%
Street +1 4 £550 - 1
Bath -4 3 £513 +57.69% 6
Yeovil 0 2 - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (61.82%) SAP
2 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
3 11 (20.00%) ITIL
4 10 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 10 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 8 (14.55%) Change Management
5 8 (14.55%) hybris
6 7 (12.73%) Service Management
6 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.91%) SLA
7 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
7 6 (10.91%) UML
7 6 (10.91%) SQL
7 6 (10.91%) Retail
8 5 (9.09%) SAP CO
8 5 (9.09%) Validation
8 5 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (9.09%) Electronics
8 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 5 (9.09%) .NET
8 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.09%) SAP FI
8 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.09%) DTV
8 5 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (9.09%) Marketing
8 5 (9.09%) Change Control
9 4 (7.27%) Business Transformation

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.82%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) SAP CO
1 5 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 5 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.45%) SAP BPC
3 2 (3.64%) OPENHousing
3 2 (3.64%) OPENContractor
4 1 (1.82%) Agresso
4 1 (1.82%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) Wireless
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.64%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) OLAP
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.64%) ERwin
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Electronics
3 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Trainer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) SAP Trainer
5 5 (9.09%) Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Head of Operations
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Junior
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.45%) SAP Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Payments Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Governance Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Data Governance Manager
8 2 (3.64%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.64%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) SOAP
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) XSL
3 1 (1.82%) XSLT
3 1 (1.82%) jQuery
3 1 (1.82%) Spring
3 1 (1.82%) Ajax
3 1 (1.82%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) DTV
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) RMADS
4 1 (1.82%) GIS
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
2 11 (20.00%) ITIL
3 10 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 8 (14.55%) Change Management
5 7 (12.73%) Service Management
6 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.91%) UML
7 5 (9.09%) Validation
7 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (9.09%) Change Control
8 4 (7.27%) Business Transformation
8 4 (7.27%) Data Governance
8 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.27%) Information Management
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
8 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) C#
3 3 (5.45%) Java
4 2 (3.64%) Ada
4 2 (3.64%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) CCNP
4 1 (1.82%) CCNA
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.64%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) SAP
2 8 (14.55%) hybris
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Capita
4 2 (3.64%) Teradata
4 2 (3.64%) Informatica
4 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.82%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Embarcadero
5 1 (1.82%) Netezza
5 1 (1.82%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.82%) Talend
5 1 (1.82%) Hortonworks
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