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 3 months to 27 March 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 164 224 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.27% 24.75% 25.21%
As % of the General category 59.85% 65.88% 69.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 193 173
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.57% +18.57%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 274 340 304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 33.87% 37.57% 36.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 247 219
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 1
Median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +3.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Bristol

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Bristol

Finance
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Finance.

1 86 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (22.94%) SAP
3 67 (19.71%) Telecoms
4 65 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
5 60 (17.65%) Programme Management
6 59 (17.35%) Marketing
7 53 (15.59%) Manufacturing
8 48 (14.12%) Electronics
8 48 (14.12%) Microsoft
8 48 (14.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 48 (14.12%) Digital Marketing
9 45 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 44 (12.94%) Project Management
10 44 (12.94%) SQL
11 42 (12.35%) C#
12 41 (12.06%) .NET
12 41 (12.06%) Banking
13 31 (9.12%) Windows
14 30 (8.82%) JavaScript
15 27 (7.94%) Security Cleared
16 26 (7.65%) Oracle
16 26 (7.65%) SQL Server
16 26 (7.65%) MS Excel
16 26 (7.65%) MVC
16 26 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (7.35%) AngularJS
17 25 (7.35%) Scrum
17 25 (7.35%) MS Office
17 25 (7.35%) Test Scripting
18 24 (7.06%) QA

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 18 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (1.47%) Confluence
3 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.47%) SAS
3 5 (1.47%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.88%) Alfresco
5 3 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.29%) FileNet
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.35%) MS Office
3 11 (3.24%) MS Project
4 7 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.59%) Windchill
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 48 (14.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (5.00%) SAP CO
2 17 (5.00%) SAP FI
2 17 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.41%) Office 365
2 4 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) GitHub
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.94%) DNS
2 8 (2.35%) Internet
3 3 (0.88%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.59%) BGP
4 2 (0.59%) Broadband
4 2 (0.59%) DHCP
4 2 (0.59%) Firewall
4 2 (0.59%) HSRP
4 2 (0.59%) LDAP
4 2 (0.59%) MPLS
4 2 (0.59%) NAS
4 2 (0.59%) Network Security
4 2 (0.59%) OSPF
4 2 (0.59%) PPP
4 2 (0.59%) VPN
4 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.59%) Wireless
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.88%) QlikView
7 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.59%) MS Access
8 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.59%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.59%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (5.29%) JIRA
2 15 (4.41%) Cucumber
2 15 (4.41%) Selenium
2 15 (4.41%) WebDriver
3 8 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.35%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.06%) JMeter
4 7 (2.06%) Selenium IDE
4 7 (2.06%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.59%) Ant
6 2 (0.59%) ERwin
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.59%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 67 (19.71%) Telecoms
2 59 (17.35%) Marketing
3 53 (15.59%) Manufacturing
4 48 (14.12%) Electronics
5 41 (12.06%) Banking
6 22 (6.47%) Retail
7 10 (2.94%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.18%) Advertising
8 4 (1.18%) Billing
9 3 (0.88%) Local Government
10 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.59%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.59%) Legal
10 2 (0.59%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 81 (23.82%) Analyst
2 77 (22.65%) Developer
3 32 (9.41%) Business Analyst
3 32 (9.41%) Project Manager
4 18 (5.29%) C# Developer
5 16 (4.71%) .NET Developer
5 16 (4.71%) Consultant
5 16 (4.71%) Financial Analyst
6 14 (4.12%) Architect
7 12 (3.53%) Tester
8 10 (2.94%) Citrix Analyst
8 10 (2.94%) QA Tester
8 10 (2.94%) Software QA Tester
8 10 (2.94%) Software Tester
8 10 (2.94%) SQL Developer
9 9 (2.65%) Data Analyst
9 9 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (2.65%) SharePoint Developer
10 8 (2.35%) ABAP Developer
10 8 (2.35%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.06%) .NET
2 25 (7.35%) AngularJS
3 24 (7.06%) HTML
4 19 (5.59%) ASP.NET
5 17 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (4.41%) CSS
7 14 (4.12%) SOAP
8 13 (3.82%) HTML5
9 12 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (3.24%) jQuery
11 9 (2.65%) JSON
11 9 (2.65%) XML
12 8 (2.35%) React
12 8 (2.35%) REST
13 6 (1.76%) CSS3
13 6 (1.76%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (1.76%) Middleware
13 6 (1.76%) WPF
14 5 (1.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.12%) User Experience
3 12 (3.53%) Fat Client
3 12 (3.53%) Thin Client
4 7 (2.06%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.76%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.88%) CMDB
8 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.88%) iPad
9 2 (0.59%) Digital Signage
9 2 (0.59%) FMCG
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.29%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.29%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.29%) iPhone
10 1 (0.29%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.12%) Windows
2 20 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 9 (2.65%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.88%) Android
5 3 (0.88%) Linux
5 3 (0.88%) Unix
6 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.59%) Solaris
6 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 48 (14.12%) Digital Marketing
5 45 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (12.94%) Project Management
7 26 (7.65%) MVC
8 25 (7.35%) Scrum
8 25 (7.35%) Test Scripting
9 19 (5.59%) BDD
9 19 (5.59%) Business Analysis
10 18 (5.29%) ERP
10 18 (5.29%) Migration
10 18 (5.29%) PRINCE2
11 17 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (4.71%) SDLC
13 14 (4.12%) ITIL
14 13 (3.82%) ETL
14 13 (3.82%) Incident Management
15 12 (3.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.94%) SQL
2 42 (12.35%) C#
3 30 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.00%) Java
5 9 (2.65%) VBA
6 8 (2.35%) ABAP
7 7 (2.06%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.59%) Python
9 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.29%) C
10 1 (0.29%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) COBOL
10 1 (0.29%) Go
10 1 (0.29%) PROC SQL
10 1 (0.29%) R
10 1 (0.29%) Ruby
10 1 (0.29%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 27 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.18%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.94%) Degree
4 7 (2.06%) ACCA
4 7 (2.06%) CIMA
5 5 (1.47%) APMP
5 5 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.59%) ISEB
8 2 (0.59%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.59%) MCITP
8 2 (0.59%) MCPD
8 2 (0.59%) MCSA
8 2 (0.59%) MCSD
8 2 (0.59%) MCSE
8 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.06%) QA
2 20 (5.88%) PMO
3 6 (1.76%) IFRS
3 6 (1.76%) SLA
4 3 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) SDET
5 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.94%) XenApp
3 10 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 9 (2.65%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.76%) BitLocker
6 5 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.59%) Firmware
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (4.12%) SCCM
2 6 (1.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (22.94%) SAP
2 48 (14.12%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.65%) Oracle
4 12 (3.53%) AppSense
4 12 (3.53%) Citrix
5 10 (2.94%) VMware
6 9 (2.65%) Wyse
7 8 (2.35%) Cisco
8 7 (2.06%) Adobe
8 7 (2.06%) Epicor
9 6 (1.76%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.76%) Dell
9 6 (1.76%) Symantec
10 5 (1.47%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.47%) Google
10 5 (1.47%) IBM
10 5 (1.47%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.47%) Teradata
11 4 (1.18%) CA
11 4 (1.18%) Intel
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