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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 23 33 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.37% 1.82% 14.81%
As % of the General category 23.08% 11.11% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£355 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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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
13 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.61% 16.36% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 5
Average daily rate £425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 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 11 (61.11%) SAP
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (16.67%) SAP FI
5 3 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (16.67%) SAP CO
5 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (11.11%) SAP BPC
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) RMADS
6 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Graphic Design
6 2 (11.11%) Content Management
6 2 (11.11%) Information Management
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.56%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (5.56%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 3 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 2 (11.11%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Trainer
2 4 (22.22%) Junior
3 3 (16.67%) SAP Trainer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Author
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Author
4 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Finance Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) PostGIS
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Graphic Design
2 2 (11.11%) RMADS
3 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Content Management
3 2 (11.11%) Information Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
3 2 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9000
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) SAP
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle