Period
to 23 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 445 405 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.72% 21.38% 21.59%
As % of the General category 70.52% 63.18% 62.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 304 260
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £317 £298 £263
90th Percentile £588 £513 £488
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 8
Bristol median hourly rate £38.90 £84.75 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.10% +110.56% +11.81%
10th Percentile £29.07 £64.05 £34.95
90th Percentile £52.52 £109.45 £81.85
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.82% - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 631 641 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.38% 33.84% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 428 359
Bristol median daily rate £425 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £254
90th Percentile £588 £512 £489
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 24
Bristol median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.65% +9.15% -5.33%
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.82 £12.05
90th Percentile £50.26 £109.45 £47.10
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £32.75 £34.75
% change year-on-year +16.79% -5.76% -16.87%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Bristol

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Bristol

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Bristol

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Bristol

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Bristol

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £450 -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Finance.

1 130 (29.21%) Manufacturing
1 130 (29.21%) Business Intelligence
2 128 (28.76%) Programme Management
3 124 (27.87%) SAP
4 120 (26.97%) Marketing
5 119 (26.74%) Telecoms
6 116 (26.07%) Electronics
6 116 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (26.07%) Digital Marketing
7 95 (21.35%) SQL
8 79 (17.75%) Microsoft
9 65 (14.61%) SQL Server
10 60 (13.48%) Banking
11 59 (13.26%) C#
12 58 (13.03%) .NET
13 57 (12.81%) JavaScript
13 57 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
14 55 (12.36%) Scrum
15 49 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
16 46 (10.34%) Project Management
17 45 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
18 38 (8.54%) HTML
19 37 (8.31%) Security Cleared
20 35 (7.87%) Java
21 34 (7.64%) Git (software)
21 34 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
22 33 (7.42%) Hadoop
23 32 (7.19%) Oracle
23 32 (7.19%) Greenfield Project
24 31 (6.97%) CSS

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 23 (5.17%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.02%) Confluence
4 5 (1.12%) SAS
5 4 (0.90%) IIS
6 3 (0.67%) Apache
6 3 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.67%) Mule
6 3 (0.67%) Mule ESB
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.45%) CMS
7 2 (0.45%) Drupal
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.22%) nginx
8 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.90%) InVision
4 4 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.22%) InDesign
5 1 (0.22%) Notepad++
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.45%) Primavera
3 1 (0.22%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.22%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.12%) Office 365
5 4 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.90%) Serverless
6 3 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.67%) Azure Functions
6 3 (0.67%) IaaS
6 3 (0.67%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.45%) Datadog
7 2 (0.45%) GitHub
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.22%) npm
8 1 (0.22%) NuGet
8 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.80%) Firewall
1 8 (1.80%) Intranet
2 7 (1.57%) HTTP
3 5 (1.12%) VPN
4 4 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.45%) 4G
6 2 (0.45%) DNS
6 2 (0.45%) Skype
6 2 (0.45%) SMS
6 2 (0.45%) WebEx
7 1 (0.22%) 3G
7 1 (0.22%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.22%) BGP
7 1 (0.22%) DHCP
7 1 (0.22%) Internet
7 1 (0.22%) OSPF
7 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.42%) Hadoop
3 23 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (4.72%) Big Data
5 16 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.15%) Apache Hive
7 13 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.25%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.02%) Star Schema
10 8 (1.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.80%) OLAP
10 8 (1.80%) OLAP Cube
10 8 (1.80%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.35%) MS Access
13 5 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.12%) DB2
13 5 (1.12%) HBase
13 5 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (7.64%) Git (software)
1 34 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (4.72%) JIRA
3 11 (2.47%) Selenium
4 10 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.57%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.35%) JUnit
7 6 (1.35%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.35%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.12%) NUnit
8 5 (1.12%) Subversion
8 5 (1.12%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.12%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 4 (0.90%) Maven
10 3 (0.67%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.67%) Gradle
10 3 (0.67%) JMeter
10 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 130 (29.21%) Manufacturing
2 120 (26.97%) Marketing
3 119 (26.74%) Telecoms
4 116 (26.07%) Electronics
5 60 (13.48%) Banking
6 12 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.80%) Legal
8 6 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.12%) Advertising
9 5 (1.12%) Retail
10 4 (0.90%) Billing
10 4 (0.90%) Law
10 4 (0.90%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.67%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.67%) Military
12 2 (0.45%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 137 (30.79%) Developer
2 75 (16.85%) Analyst
3 37 (8.31%) Project Manager
4 28 (6.29%) Business Analyst
4 28 (6.29%) Consultant
5 20 (4.49%) .NET Developer
6 19 (4.27%) CRM Developer
7 18 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 18 (4.04%) Scrum Master
8 17 (3.82%) C# Developer
8 17 (3.82%) SQL Developer
9 16 (3.60%) IT Analyst
9 16 (3.60%) Microsoft Developer
10 15 (3.37%) Java Developer
11 14 (3.15%) Data Engineer
12 13 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (2.92%) Designer
13 12 (2.70%) Hadoop Developer
13 12 (2.70%) Senior Developer
13 12 (2.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.03%) .NET
2 38 (8.54%) HTML
3 31 (6.97%) CSS
4 22 (4.94%) AngularJS
5 20 (4.49%) ASP.NET
6 19 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (4.04%) Kafka
8 16 (3.60%) jQuery
9 14 (3.15%) HTML5
10 13 (2.92%) XML
11 12 (2.70%) REST
11 12 (2.70%) SOAP
12 11 (2.47%) React
12 11 (2.47%) Web Services
13 10 (2.25%) Spring
14 8 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (1.80%) Hibernate
14 8 (1.80%) JSON
14 8 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (1.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.19%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (2.70%) User Experience
5 11 (2.47%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.80%) Social Media
7 6 (1.35%) Fintech
8 5 (1.12%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.67%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.67%) Replication
10 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.45%) IVR
10 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.45%) NHS
10 2 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.45%) W3C
11 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.17%) Linux
2 21 (4.72%) Windows
3 11 (2.47%) Unix
4 9 (2.02%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.57%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.12%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.45%) AIX
9 2 (0.45%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) Android
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (29.21%) Business Intelligence
2 128 (28.76%) Programme Management
3 116 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (26.07%) Digital Marketing
4 57 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
5 55 (12.36%) Scrum
6 46 (10.34%) Project Management
7 45 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (6.07%) CRM
8 27 (6.07%) TDD
8 27 (6.07%) Test Automation
9 22 (4.94%) Migration
9 22 (4.94%) PRINCE2
10 21 (4.72%) MVC
11 20 (4.49%) Data Modelling
11 20 (4.49%) ITIL
11 20 (4.49%) SDLC
12 19 (4.27%) Business Analysis
12 19 (4.27%) User Stories
13 17 (3.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 95 (21.35%) SQL
2 59 (13.26%) C#
3 57 (12.81%) JavaScript
4 35 (7.87%) Java
5 28 (6.29%) PowerShell
6 20 (4.49%) VBA
7 16 (3.60%) Python
8 14 (3.15%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.92%) Scala
10 11 (2.47%) C
11 9 (2.02%) Ruby
12 8 (1.80%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.57%) PHP
13 7 (1.57%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.35%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.12%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.45%) PROC SQL
16 2 (0.45%) VB
16 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (8.31%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.94%) Degree
4 8 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.12%) APMP
6 5 (1.12%) ISEB
6 5 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.67%) CCNA
7 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.45%) HNC
8 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.45%) MCSA
8 2 (0.45%) MCSE
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.45%) PMP
9 1 (0.22%) HND
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.47%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.02%) PSD2
3 8 (1.80%) QA
4 6 (1.35%) GDPR
4 6 (1.35%) PMO
5 4 (0.90%) RMADS
6 3 (0.67%) SLA
7 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.22%) HL7
8 1 (0.22%) IFRS
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.57%) Docker
2 7 (1.57%) OpenAM
3 6 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) Firmware
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) iptables
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.22%) XenApp
5 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (1.80%) Oozie
2 7 (1.57%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.57%) Terraform
3 4 (0.90%) Ansible
4 3 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.67%) Nagios
4 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.67%) SCCM
4 3 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.67%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.45%) Grafana
5 2 (0.45%) Icinga
5 2 (0.45%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
6 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 124 (27.87%) SAP
2 79 (17.75%) Microsoft
3 32 (7.19%) Oracle
4 14 (3.15%) Tableau
5 12 (2.70%) Cisco
6 11 (2.47%) ForgeRock
6 11 (2.47%) VMware
7 9 (2.02%) IBM
8 6 (1.35%) Teradata
9 5 (1.12%) Adobe
9 5 (1.12%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.12%) Snow
9 5 (1.12%) Veritas
10 3 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.67%) Citrix
10 3 (0.67%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.67%) Sage
11 2 (0.45%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.45%) Intel
11 2 (0.45%) Nokia