Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 420 438 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.99% 22.19% 20.10%
As % of the General category 68.07% 64.51% 63.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 344 279
Bristol median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
10th Percentile £299 £275 £267
90th Percentile £575 £485 £500
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 £59.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.01% +38.37% +154.59%
10th Percentile £42.10 £59.50 £37.75
90th Percentile £55.30 £59.50 £112.34
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +45.45% - -

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 617 679 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.37% 34.40% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 488 400
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £245
90th Percentile £563 £488 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 26
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £38.75 £28.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +37.66% +27.95%
10th Percentile £15.48 £12.98 £11.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £59.43 £52.34
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year +18.57% +0.72% -13.13%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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.

1 126 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (25.24%) Manufacturing
3 105 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 103 (24.52%) SQL
5 100 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
6 99 (23.57%) SAP
7 93 (22.14%) Telecoms
8 92 (21.90%) Marketing
9 87 (20.71%) Digital Marketing
9 87 (20.71%) Electronics
10 76 (18.10%) Microsoft
11 67 (15.95%) Banking
12 65 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 59 (14.05%) C#
14 56 (13.33%) .NET
14 56 (13.33%) Scrum
15 55 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
16 52 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
17 48 (11.43%) SQL Server
18 39 (9.29%) JavaScript
19 38 (9.05%) Project Management
20 34 (8.10%) Hadoop
21 32 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel
22 31 (7.38%) HTML
22 31 (7.38%) Oracle
23 30 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
24 28 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
25 26 (6.19%) Git (software)
25 26 (6.19%) Degree
25 26 (6.19%) Java

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 22 (5.24%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.86%) SAS
3 11 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.67%) Confluence
5 5 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.24%) Apache
9 1 (0.24%) CMS
9 1 (0.24%) Drupal
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.24%) IIS
9 1 (0.24%) Marvel
9 1 (0.24%) nginx
9 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.71%) InVision
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.24%) InDesign
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.71%) Cognos Controller
2 3 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.24%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.24%) Primavera
3 1 (0.24%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.43%) Office 365
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) NuGet
4 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.90%) Intranet
2 5 (1.19%) Firewall
2 5 (1.19%) SMS
3 3 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.48%) 4G
4 2 (0.48%) BGP
4 2 (0.48%) DNS
4 2 (0.48%) OSPF
4 2 (0.48%) Skype
4 2 (0.48%) WebEx
5 1 (0.24%) 3G
5 1 (0.24%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.24%) DHCP
5 1 (0.24%) HTTP
5 1 (0.24%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) LAN
5 1 (0.24%) VoIP
5 1 (0.24%) VPN
5 1 (0.24%) WAN
5 1 (0.24%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.10%) Hadoop
3 30 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (5.48%) Big Data
5 17 (4.05%) Apache Hive
5 17 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.14%) Star Schema
9 8 (1.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.90%) HBase
9 8 (1.90%) OLAP
9 8 (1.90%) OLAP Cube
10 7 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.67%) MS Access
11 6 (1.43%) Base SAS
11 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (6.19%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.81%) Selenium
4 15 (3.57%) JIRA
5 14 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 13 (3.10%) Cucumber
6 13 (3.10%) JUnit
6 13 (3.10%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 10 (2.38%) NUnit
8 9 (2.14%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.67%) Maven
10 6 (1.43%) CruiseControl
10 6 (1.43%) Hudson
10 6 (1.43%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.95%) JMeter
12 3 (0.71%) Ant
12 3 (0.71%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.71%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.71%) ProC
General
1 106 (25.24%) Manufacturing
2 93 (22.14%) Telecoms
3 92 (21.90%) Marketing
4 87 (20.71%) Electronics
5 67 (15.95%) Banking
6 12 (2.86%) Retail Banking
7 11 (2.62%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.90%) Advertising
9 7 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (1.43%) Back Office
11 5 (1.19%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.19%) Legal
11 5 (1.19%) Retail
12 3 (0.71%) Military
13 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (29.29%) Developer
2 82 (19.52%) Analyst
3 38 (9.05%) Project Manager
4 31 (7.38%) Business Analyst
5 22 (5.24%) Consultant
6 20 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 17 (4.05%) Scrum Master
7 17 (4.05%) SQL Developer
8 16 (3.81%) Microsoft Developer
9 15 (3.57%) CRM Developer
9 15 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 15 (3.57%) IT Analyst
10 14 (3.33%) C# Developer
11 13 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.10%) Data Engineer
11 13 (3.10%) Hadoop Developer
12 12 (2.86%) Designer
13 11 (2.62%) Java Developer
14 10 (2.38%) Architect
14 10 (2.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.33%) .NET
2 31 (7.38%) HTML
3 24 (5.71%) CSS
4 22 (5.24%) Kafka
5 20 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 20 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (3.10%) jQuery
7 12 (2.86%) Gherkin
8 11 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (2.62%) React
8 11 (2.62%) REST
8 11 (2.62%) SOAP
9 9 (2.14%) JSON
10 8 (1.90%) HTML5
10 8 (1.90%) XML
11 7 (1.67%) Angular 2
11 7 (1.67%) CSS3
11 7 (1.67%) J2EE
12 6 (1.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (2.86%) User Experience
5 11 (2.62%) Fintech
6 9 (2.14%) Social Media
7 7 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.43%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.43%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.71%) NHS
9 3 (0.71%) Replication
9 3 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.48%) IVR
10 2 (0.48%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.24%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.29%) Linux
2 13 (3.10%) Windows
3 11 (2.62%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.95%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.48%) Unix
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) AIX
8 1 (0.24%) Android
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 100 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 87 (20.71%) Digital Marketing
5 65 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (13.33%) Scrum
7 52 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
8 38 (9.05%) Project Management
9 25 (5.95%) SDLC
10 24 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 24 (5.71%) Migration
11 23 (5.48%) MVC
12 22 (5.24%) CRM
13 19 (4.52%) ITIL
13 19 (4.52%) Test Automation
14 18 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (4.29%) Data Modelling
14 18 (4.29%) TDD
15 16 (3.81%) Analytics
16 15 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 103 (24.52%) SQL
2 59 (14.05%) C#
3 39 (9.29%) JavaScript
4 26 (6.19%) Java
5 20 (4.76%) VBA
6 18 (4.29%) T-SQL
7 15 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 14 (3.33%) Scala
9 7 (1.67%) C
9 7 (1.67%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.19%) PHP
11 4 (0.95%) Apple Swift
11 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.71%) ES6
12 3 (0.71%) PROC SQL
12 3 (0.71%) Python
12 3 (0.71%) VB
12 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.48%) R
13 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (6.19%) Degree
2 24 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.14%) ISEB
5 6 (1.43%) CCNA
5 6 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.95%) MCSA
6 4 (0.95%) MCSE
6 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.71%) APMP
7 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.48%) CCNP
8 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.62%) Data Quality
1 11 (2.62%) GDPR
2 8 (1.90%) PMO
3 7 (1.67%) QA
4 3 (0.71%) IFRS
4 3 (0.71%) RMADS
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.24%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.95%) Docker
3 4 (0.95%) Firmware
4 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.24%) iptables
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.24%) XenApp
5 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (1.90%) Oozie
2 7 (1.67%) vCenter Server
3 4 (0.95%) Puppet
4 3 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.48%) Ansible
5 2 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.48%) SCCM
6 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.24%) SCOM
6 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 99 (23.57%) SAP
2 76 (18.10%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.38%) Oracle
4 15 (3.57%) Tableau
5 13 (3.10%) VMware
6 11 (2.62%) Cisco
6 11 (2.62%) Teradata
7 8 (1.90%) Hortonworks
7 8 (1.90%) IBM
8 6 (1.43%) Cadence
9 4 (0.95%) Adobe
9 4 (0.95%) Anaplan
9 4 (0.95%) Cognos
10 3 (0.71%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.71%) Civica
10 3 (0.71%) IronPort
10 3 (0.71%) RightFax
11 2 (0.48%) Citrix
11 2 (0.48%) Northgate
11 2 (0.48%) Unisys