Period
to 13 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Bath. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +13
Contract jobs citing Finance 30 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 13.76% 12.92% 25.26%
As % of the General category 54.55% 52.27% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 40
Bath median daily rate £375 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -22.58% +6.90%
10th Percentile £208 £229 £299
90th Percentile £500 £420 £488
Somerset median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bath median hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% - -
Somerset median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +105.13% +95.00%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bath
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 55 44 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 25.23% 24.72% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 48
Bath median daily rate £375 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £175 £105 £284
90th Percentile £500 £415 £488
Somerset median daily rate £375 £306 £388
% change year-on-year +22.45% -20.97% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Bath median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% +75.00%
10th Percentile £34.25 £31.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £44.75 £33.75 £37.50
Somerset median hourly rate £24.75 £38.00 £41.80
% change year-on-year -34.87% -9.09% +28.62%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Bath

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Bath.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Bath

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Bath over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Bath

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Bath.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Bath

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bath region with a requirement for Finance.

1 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (30.00%) SAP
2 9 (30.00%) Programme Management
2 9 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (30.00%) Electronics
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Marketing
2 9 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (23.33%) Information Security
4 6 (20.00%) CISSP
4 6 (20.00%) CISM
4 6 (20.00%) HND
4 6 (20.00%) Information Management
4 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (20.00%) JSP 440
4 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) IISP
4 6 (20.00%) CLAS
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 4 (13.33%) C#
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) General Ledger
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Front Office
8 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) .NET
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Blockchain
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) QlikView
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JMeter
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (30.00%) Electronics
2 9 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (30.00%) Marketing
3 4 (13.33%) General Ledger
4 3 (10.00%) Front Office
5 2 (6.67%) Banking
6 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (3.33%) Automotive
6 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.33%) Pensions Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (30.00%) Programme Management
3 7 (23.33%) Information Security
4 6 (20.00%) Information Management
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
7 1 (3.33%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) Data Security
7 1 (3.33%) ITSM
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C#
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Ada
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CISM
1 6 (20.00%) CISSP
1 6 (20.00%) CLAS
1 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) HND
1 6 (20.00%) IISP
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (20.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) MiFID
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) SAP
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle