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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 24 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.63% 6.75% 5.36%
As % of the General category 15.38% 35.48% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
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£342 £424 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% +13.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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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 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.11% 19.02% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 5
Average daily rate £425 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £509 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) Graphic Design
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) RMADS
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) NServiceBus
5 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
5 1 (9.09%) Big Data
5 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 1 (9.09%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (9.09%) NServiceBus
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Author
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Author
1 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Trainer
2 1 (9.09%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Workstream Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Junior
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Graphic Design
1 2 (18.18%) RMADS
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) SOA
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (18.18%) Content Management
1 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
1 2 (18.18%) Change Control
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) UML
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Line Management
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) Information Management
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9000
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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