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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank - 19 26
Contract jobs citing Finance 0 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 11.81% 5.97%
As % of the General category - 44.12% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 10
Average daily rate - £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -20.65%
Finance
Somerset

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
2 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.06% 26.77% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 23 32
Average daily rate £263 £473 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +35.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £314 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £745 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 30 April 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Telerik
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) MVVM
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (16.67%) CLAS
3 1 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) TDD

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 2 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CO Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SAP FI Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Assurance Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 2 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
1 2 (33.33%) MVVM
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (16.67%) CLAS
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Telerik