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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 21 29 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.03% 6.25% 13.16%
As % of the General category 33.33% 32.56% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 1
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£350 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +0.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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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
21 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.10% 19.20% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 6
Average daily rate £540 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £272 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £498 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 (63.64%) SAP
2 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (13.64%) SAP CO
4 3 (13.64%) SAP FI
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) VB
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) ISEB
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.55%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (13.64%) SAP CO
1 3 (13.64%) SAP FI
2 2 (9.09%) SAP BPC
3 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
1 2 (9.09%) Back Office
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Trainer
2 4 (18.18%) Junior
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) SAP Trainer
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Governance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Workstream Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) PostGIS
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) RMADS
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
2 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Change Control
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
3 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.64%) Validation
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9000
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Business Objects