The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 15 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Finance 12 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.46% 9.71% -
As % of the General category 37.50% 45.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£323 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

General Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
32 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 38.55% 21.36% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 2
Average daily rate £673 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.54% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £160 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £731 £491 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 12 (60.00%) SAP
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.00%) SAP BPC
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) SAP CO

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP BPC
1 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Trainer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Trainer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (15.00%) Validation
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Coaching
3 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Data Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects