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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 20 32 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.17% 4.67% 19.35%
As % of the General category 33.33% 26.32% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
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£313 £375 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.53% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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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
12 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 12.50% 17.76% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 7
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £239 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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
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 2 July 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 14 (66.67%) SAP
2 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
5 3 (14.29%) Content Management
5 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) SAP FI
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Change Control
6 2 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (9.52%) SAP BPC
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) Graphic Design
6 2 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.76%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (4.76%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 3 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
2 2 (9.52%) SAP BPC
3 1 (4.76%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Trainer
2 4 (19.05%) Junior
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) SAP Trainer
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Author
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Finance Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Graphic Design
2 2 (9.52%) RMADS
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Validation
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Content Management
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (9.52%) Information Management
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) UML
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9000
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
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