The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / South West
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 591 587 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.93% 19.88% 20.03%
As % of the General category 66.26% 61.02% 63.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 446 496
Median daily rate £390 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £481 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 3
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +96.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £25.70 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £49.40 £20.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +60.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
892 962 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.10% 32.58% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 657 670
Median daily rate £390 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £57.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the South West region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the South West region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +1 213 £418 +4.37% 23
Bristol -1 199 £375 +4.02% 86
Gloucestershire +2 77 £400 - 20
Somerset -5 35 £350 -14.63% 16
Devon +7 26 £370 +13.84% 11
Dorset -14 8 £475 +11.76% 16
Cornwall -3 2 £275 -22.80% 7
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 South West region with a requirement for Finance.

1 261 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (16.55%) Project Management
3 181 (16.45%) SQL
3 181 (16.45%) Banking
4 175 (15.91%) Programme Management
4 175 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
5 172 (15.64%) SAP
6 157 (14.27%) Security Cleared
7 155 (14.09%) Marketing
7 155 (14.09%) Telecoms
8 151 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 139 (12.64%) Manufacturing
10 123 (11.18%) Electronics
10 123 (11.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 123 (11.18%) Digital Marketing
11 116 (10.55%) Microsoft
12 111 (10.09%) PRINCE2
13 106 (9.64%) .NET
14 103 (9.36%) C#
15 102 (9.27%) Scrum
16 100 (9.09%) Oracle
17 96 (8.73%) SC Cleared
18 92 (8.36%) Retail
19 91 (8.27%) HTML
20 90 (8.18%) JavaScript
21 87 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
22 86 (7.82%) Java
23 85 (7.73%) Windows
24 75 (6.82%) Business Analysis
25 73 (6.64%) SQL Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 66 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.45%) SharePoint Server
3 26 (2.36%) SAS
4 23 (2.09%) IIS
5 21 (1.91%) CMS
6 16 (1.45%) Apache
6 16 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 13 (1.18%) Mule
8 13 (1.18%) Mule ESB
9 10 (0.91%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.73%) Confluence
10 8 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.64%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.36%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 70 (6.36%) MS Project
2 67 (6.09%) MS Office
3 60 (5.45%) MS Excel
4 18 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (1.27%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.27%) Lectora
7 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.18%) Windchill
9 1 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.091%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.091%) Simulink
9 1 (0.091%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 123 (11.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (2.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 21 (1.91%) SAP CO
4 21 (1.91%) SAP FI
4 21 (1.91%) SAP FI/CO
5 13 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
8 8 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.27%) Primavera
10 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.18%) Findur
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.55%) Office 365
2 19 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (0.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.091%) GitHub
7 1 (0.091%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.091%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.091%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.45%) Internet
2 12 (1.09%) DNS
3 10 (0.91%) Firewall
4 8 (0.73%) Network Security
5 5 (0.45%) Intranet
5 5 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.36%) DHCP
7 3 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.27%) LDAP
7 3 (0.27%) PPP
7 3 (0.27%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.27%) VPN
8 2 (0.18%) ATM
8 2 (0.18%) BGP
8 2 (0.18%) DMZ
8 2 (0.18%) Extranet
8 2 (0.18%) HSRP
8 2 (0.18%) HTTP
8 2 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (3.64%) Oracle Database
4 19 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 17 (1.55%) Big Data
6 17 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (1.09%) OLAP
8 12 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.00%) Base SAS
9 11 (1.00%) Blockchain
10 9 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.55%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (3.27%) Selenium
2 34 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 31 (2.82%) Cucumber
4 30 (2.73%) JIRA
5 27 (2.45%) Git (software)
5 27 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (2.18%) WebDriver
7 14 (1.27%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.27%) Maven
8 12 (1.09%) Subversion
9 9 (0.82%) Ant
9 9 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (0.82%) SoapUI
9 9 (0.82%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.73%) Selenium IDE
11 7 (0.64%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.64%) JMeter
11 7 (0.64%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.55%) JUnit
12 6 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 181 (16.45%) Banking
2 155 (14.09%) Marketing
2 155 (14.09%) Telecoms
3 139 (12.64%) Manufacturing
4 123 (11.18%) Electronics
5 92 (8.36%) Retail
6 36 (3.27%) Retail Banking
7 17 (1.55%) General Ledger
8 13 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.00%) Legal
10 9 (0.82%) Advertising
11 8 (0.73%) Military
12 6 (0.55%) Billing
13 5 (0.45%) Back Office
13 5 (0.45%) Local Government
13 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.36%) Automotive
15 3 (0.27%) Games
15 3 (0.27%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 277 (25.18%) Analyst
2 211 (19.18%) Developer
3 114 (10.36%) Business Analyst
4 104 (9.45%) Project Manager
5 64 (5.82%) Architect
6 58 (5.27%) Consultant
7 46 (4.18%) .NET Developer
8 44 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 39 (3.55%) C# Developer
10 37 (3.36%) Tester
11 35 (3.18%) Coordinator
12 33 (3.00%) Financial Analyst
13 31 (2.82%) Test Analyst
14 29 (2.64%) Project Coordinator
14 29 (2.64%) Test Manager
15 28 (2.55%) C# .NET Developer
16 25 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
17 24 (2.18%) ASP.NET Developer
17 24 (2.18%) Data Analyst
18 23 (2.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (9.64%) .NET
2 91 (8.27%) HTML
3 71 (6.45%) CSS
4 67 (6.09%) ASP.NET
5 60 (5.45%) AngularJS
6 46 (4.18%) jQuery
7 39 (3.55%) HTML5
7 39 (3.55%) XML
8 35 (3.18%) JSON
9 34 (3.09%) SOAP
10 31 (2.82%) Spring
11 29 (2.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 27 (2.45%) REST
13 26 (2.36%) Ajax
14 24 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (2.18%) Web Services
15 22 (2.00%) Hibernate
16 20 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
16 20 (1.82%) Sass
17 19 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 87 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.27%) User Experience
4 17 (1.55%) W3C
5 15 (1.36%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.09%) Fat Client
6 12 (1.09%) Thin Client
7 11 (1.00%) RIA
8 9 (0.82%) CMDB
8 9 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 9 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 8 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (0.73%) Robotics
10 7 (0.64%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.55%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.55%) NHS
12 5 (0.45%) FMCG
12 5 (0.45%) PMI
12 5 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.36%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 85 (7.73%) Windows
2 34 (3.09%) Windows 7
3 25 (2.27%) Unix
4 22 (2.00%) Linux
5 13 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.64%) Solaris
8 7 (0.64%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.45%) Android
11 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.27%) AIX
13 2 (0.18%) CentOS
13 2 (0.18%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.091%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.091%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.091%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (16.55%) Project Management
3 175 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
3 175 (15.91%) Programme Management
4 151 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 123 (11.18%) Digital Marketing
6 111 (10.09%) PRINCE2
7 102 (9.27%) Scrum
8 75 (6.82%) Business Analysis
9 71 (6.45%) Migration
10 68 (6.18%) MVC
11 50 (4.55%) Test Scripting
11 50 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 44 (4.00%) ERP
13 43 (3.91%) Change Control
13 43 (3.91%) Risk Management
14 42 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 40 (3.64%) ITIL
15 40 (3.64%) Project Planning
16 36 (3.27%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 181 (16.45%) SQL
2 103 (9.36%) C#
3 90 (8.18%) JavaScript
4 86 (7.82%) Java
5 41 (3.73%) PL/SQL
6 31 (2.82%) C
7 15 (1.36%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.27%) ActionScript
9 12 (1.09%) VBA
10 11 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.00%) Python
10 11 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.91%) C++
12 9 (0.82%) ABAP
13 8 (0.73%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.55%) Perl
14 6 (0.55%) Ruby
15 4 (0.36%) Ada
15 4 (0.36%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 157 (14.27%) Security Cleared
2 96 (8.73%) SC Cleared
3 55 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 40 (3.64%) Degree
5 38 (3.45%) ISEB
6 24 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (2.00%) ISTQB
8 17 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (1.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 12 (1.09%) APMG
10 12 (1.09%) APMP
11 9 (0.82%) CREST Certified
12 8 (0.73%) ACCA
12 8 (0.73%) CIMA
12 8 (0.73%) CISSP
13 7 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (0.45%) CEH
14 5 (0.45%) CISM
14 5 (0.45%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.36%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.00%) QA
2 23 (2.09%) IFRS
3 20 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.73%) IFRS 9
5 14 (1.27%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.82%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.73%) SLA
8 7 (0.64%) Basel II
8 7 (0.64%) MiFID
8 7 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.36%) GxP
9 4 (0.36%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.27%) SDET
11 1 (0.091%) COREP
11 1 (0.091%) FINREP
11 1 (0.091%) GDPR
11 1 (0.091%) P3O
11 1 (0.091%) PMBOK
System Software
1 41 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (1.00%) Docker
5 10 (0.91%) XenApp
5 10 (0.91%) XenDesktop
6 9 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.55%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.45%) Snort
8 5 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.27%) Varnish
11 2 (0.18%) Firmware
11 2 (0.18%) SRDF
12 1 (0.091%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.091%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.091%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.36%) SCCM
3 6 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.27%) Endace
4 3 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.27%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.18%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.18%) Nagios
5 2 (0.18%) Nessus
5 2 (0.18%) WSUS
6 1 (0.091%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.091%) Kibana
6 1 (0.091%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.091%) Puppet
6 1 (0.091%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 172 (15.64%) SAP
2 116 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 100 (9.09%) Oracle
4 22 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 20 (1.82%) VMware
6 17 (1.55%) Apple
6 17 (1.55%) IBM
7 16 (1.45%) Citrix
7 16 (1.45%) Teradata
8 14 (1.27%) Hyperion
9 12 (1.09%) AppSense
10 10 (0.91%) CheckPoint
11 9 (0.82%) Cisco
11 9 (0.82%) Wyse
12 8 (0.73%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.73%) HP
12 8 (0.73%) Murex
13 7 (0.64%) Actimize
13 7 (0.64%) Adobe
13 7 (0.64%) Symantec
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