The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 131 112 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 36.49% 29.79% 46.26%
As % of the General category 75.72% 73.68% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 82 168
Median daily rate £434 £416 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.20% -12.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.17 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.43% +64.63%

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

General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
173 152 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 48.19% 40.43% 57.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 108 194
Median daily rate £425 £410 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £122.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.18% +439.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Finance.

1 67 (27.46%) Banking
2 40 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (13.52%) SQL
5 30 (12.30%) JavaScript
5 30 (12.30%) Windows
6 28 (11.48%) CSS
7 27 (11.07%) .NET
8 26 (10.66%) C#
8 26 (10.66%) HTML
9 25 (10.25%) Project Management
10 23 (9.43%) PRINCE2
10 23 (9.43%) Retail
11 22 (9.02%) ASP.NET
12 20 (8.20%) Java
12 20 (8.20%) IIS
13 19 (7.79%) Visual Studio
13 19 (7.79%) Ajax
14 18 (7.38%) Microsoft
14 18 (7.38%) Process Improvement
14 18 (7.38%) Web Development
14 18 (7.38%) jQuery
14 18 (7.38%) PCI DSS
15 17 (6.97%) Sitecore
15 17 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (6.97%) Sass
15 17 (6.97%) W3C
15 17 (6.97%) Internet
16 16 (6.56%) Flash

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 20 (8.20%) IIS
2 16 (6.56%) CMS
2 16 (6.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (5.33%) SAS
4 8 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.87%) Apache
6 6 (2.46%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.28%) MS Project
3 7 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.64%) MS Office
6 3 (1.23%) Lectora
7 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.41%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.41%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.82%) Findur
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.41%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.97%) Internet
2 6 (2.46%) Firewall
3 5 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.05%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.41%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.10%) Base SAS
2 9 (3.69%) OLAP
3 8 (3.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (2.87%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.05%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.23%) SAS EBI
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.41%) Big Data
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.41%) QlikView
9 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (7.79%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.56%) Selenium
4 15 (6.15%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.28%) WebDriver
6 7 (2.87%) Maven
6 7 (2.87%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.05%) Ant
7 5 (2.05%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.64%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.64%) Mockito
9 3 (1.23%) JUnit
9 3 (1.23%) Subversion
10 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.82%) JBehave
10 2 (0.82%) JIRA
10 2 (0.82%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.41%) RSpec
General
1 67 (27.46%) Banking
2 23 (9.43%) Retail
3 9 (3.69%) General Ledger
4 8 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.87%) Marketing
6 4 (1.64%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.23%) Automotive
7 3 (1.23%) Electronics
7 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Games
8 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 69 (28.28%) Analyst
2 42 (17.21%) Developer
3 39 (15.98%) Architect
4 24 (9.84%) Business Analyst
5 20 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (7.38%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.56%) Tester
8 14 (5.74%) Sitecore Developer
9 12 (4.92%) Business Architect
9 12 (4.92%) Consultant
10 10 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (3.69%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.28%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.28%) C# Developer
12 8 (3.28%) Process Analyst
12 8 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.28%) Test Analyst
13 7 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (2.87%) Data Analyst
13 7 (2.87%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.48%) CSS
2 27 (11.07%) .NET
3 26 (10.66%) HTML
4 22 (9.02%) ASP.NET
5 19 (7.79%) Ajax
6 18 (7.38%) jQuery
7 17 (6.97%) Sass
8 16 (6.56%) Flash
9 15 (6.15%) XSLT
10 13 (5.33%) Web Services
11 9 (3.69%) REST
11 9 (3.69%) SOAP
11 9 (3.69%) Spring
12 8 (3.28%) Gherkin
12 8 (3.28%) Hibernate
13 6 (2.46%) WCF
14 5 (2.05%) AngularJS
14 5 (2.05%) AppFabric
15 4 (1.64%) .NET Framework
15 4 (1.64%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.97%) W3C
3 15 (6.15%) User Experience
4 12 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.10%) RIA
6 8 (3.28%) Data Integration
6 8 (3.28%) Robotics
7 7 (2.87%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.64%) CMDB
9 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.23%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.23%) PMI
9 3 (1.23%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.23%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.82%) CESG
10 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.82%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.30%) Windows
2 4 (1.64%) Unix
2 4 (1.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.23%) Linux
4 2 (0.82%) AIX
4 2 (0.82%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.41%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Solaris
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (10.25%) Project Management
3 23 (9.43%) PRINCE2
4 18 (7.38%) Process Improvement
4 18 (7.38%) Web Development
5 16 (6.56%) Content Management
5 16 (6.56%) Data Modelling
6 15 (6.15%) Scrum
7 13 (5.33%) Change Management
8 12 (4.92%) BDD
8 12 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (4.92%) Front End Development
8 12 (4.92%) ITIL
9 11 (4.51%) Business Analysis
9 11 (4.51%) Information Security
10 10 (4.10%) DMAIC
10 10 (4.10%) ETL
10 10 (4.10%) Lean Six Sigma
10 10 (4.10%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.52%) SQL
2 30 (12.30%) JavaScript
3 26 (10.66%) C#
4 20 (8.20%) Java
5 14 (5.74%) ActionScript
6 4 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.82%) C
7 2 (0.82%) Perl
8 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (4.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 11 (4.51%) ISEB
2 11 (4.51%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.69%) CREST Certified
3 9 (3.69%) Degree
3 9 (3.69%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.46%) CISSP
5 5 (2.05%) CEH
5 5 (2.05%) CISM
5 5 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.64%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (1.23%) GIAC
7 3 (1.23%) GPEN
7 3 (1.23%) GWAPT
7 3 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.82%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) OSCP
8 2 (0.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.38%) PCI DSS
2 15 (6.15%) IFRS
2 15 (6.15%) IFRS 9
3 8 (3.28%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.46%) QA
5 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.82%) SDET
7 1 (0.41%) GDPR
7 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.41%) MiFID
7 1 (0.41%) P3O
7 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.05%) Snort
3 4 (1.64%) Docker
4 3 (1.23%) Varnish
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.23%) Endace
2 3 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.97%) Sitecore
3 15 (6.15%) Apple
4 13 (5.33%) Oracle
5 8 (3.28%) Murex
6 7 (2.87%) Actimize
6 7 (2.87%) SAP
7 6 (2.46%) IBM
8 5 (2.05%) Sencha
8 5 (2.05%) Sourcefire
9 4 (1.64%) Pega
10 3 (1.23%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.23%) Splunk
11 2 (0.82%) Cisco
11 2 (0.82%) Facebook
11 2 (0.82%) Sun
11 2 (0.82%) Twitter
12 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.41%) Siebel