Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 428 413 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.48% 22.98% 20.68%
As % of the General category 71.21% 65.24% 65.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 335 294
Bristol median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -0.66%
10th Percentile £275 £266 £260
90th Percentile £538 £538 £496
South West median daily rate £425 £412 £375
% change year-on-year +3.28% +9.73% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 - £43.00
10th Percentile £39.42 - £35.65
90th Percentile £54.60 - £49.42
South West median hourly rate £36.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +33.64% - -

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 601 633 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 30.16% 35.23% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 462 413
Bristol median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% -3.33%
10th Percentile £273 £260 £243
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 26
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £30.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +26.74% +38.98%
10th Percentile £15.48 £13.76 £11.88
90th Percentile £48.00 £57.25 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £38.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +7.79% +3.36% +0.68%

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 September 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 23 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 134 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (22.43%) Manufacturing
3 94 (21.96%) Programme Management
3 94 (21.96%) SQL
4 88 (20.56%) Business Intelligence
5 87 (20.33%) SAP
5 87 (20.33%) Telecoms
6 83 (19.39%) Marketing
7 77 (17.99%) Electronics
7 77 (17.99%) Digital Marketing
8 64 (14.95%) Microsoft
9 63 (14.72%) C#
10 60 (14.02%) Banking
11 57 (13.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 55 (12.85%) .NET
13 52 (12.15%) JavaScript
13 52 (12.15%) Scrum
14 46 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
15 44 (10.28%) SQL Server
16 42 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
17 41 (9.58%) HTML
18 39 (9.11%) Project Management
19 38 (8.88%) Java
20 35 (8.18%) Git (software)
20 35 (8.18%) Hadoop
21 34 (7.94%) Oracle
21 34 (7.94%) CSS
22 27 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
22 27 (6.31%) SDLC
23 26 (6.07%) Kafka

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 (5.37%) Apache Spark
2 16 (3.74%) SAS
3 14 (3.27%) Confluence
4 10 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.87%) Marvel
6 7 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.17%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.23%) Apache
11 1 (0.23%) CMS
11 1 (0.23%) Drupal
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.23%) IIS
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (3.04%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (2.10%) InVision
5 8 (1.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (1.40%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.23%) InDesign
7 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) HFM
3 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.23%) Primavera
3 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.40%) Office 365
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) NuGet
4 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.64%) Firewall
2 6 (1.40%) SMS
3 3 (0.70%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (0.70%) Skype
3 3 (0.70%) WAN
4 2 (0.47%) 4G
4 2 (0.47%) BGP
4 2 (0.47%) DNS
4 2 (0.47%) HTTP
4 2 (0.47%) Internet
4 2 (0.47%) LAN
4 2 (0.47%) OSPF
4 2 (0.47%) WebEx
5 1 (0.23%) 3G
5 1 (0.23%) DWDM
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) LTE
5 1 (0.23%) NGN
5 1 (0.23%) SAN
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.18%) Hadoop
3 25 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (4.91%) Big Data
5 20 (4.67%) Apache Hive
6 12 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.34%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.10%) HBase
8 9 (2.10%) Star Schema
9 8 (1.87%) Base SAS
9 8 (1.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.87%) OLAP
9 8 (1.87%) OLAP Cube
10 7 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.64%) DB2
10 7 (1.64%) MS Access
11 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.70%) Power BI
12 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (8.18%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.67%) JIRA
2 20 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.21%) Selenium
4 16 (3.74%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.74%) TeamCity
5 15 (3.50%) Cucumber
6 14 (3.27%) Ant
6 14 (3.27%) Maven
7 13 (3.04%) SpecFlow
8 12 (2.80%) JUnit
9 10 (2.34%) Artifactory
9 10 (2.34%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.10%) NUnit
11 6 (1.40%) CruiseControl
11 6 (1.40%) Hudson
12 5 (1.17%) ProC
12 5 (1.17%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.93%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 96 (22.43%) Manufacturing
2 87 (20.33%) Telecoms
3 83 (19.39%) Marketing
4 77 (17.99%) Electronics
5 60 (14.02%) Banking
6 15 (3.50%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.64%) Back Office
7 7 (1.64%) Retail
8 6 (1.40%) Advertising
9 5 (1.17%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.17%) Legal
10 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.47%) Military
13 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) German Language
13 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (30.37%) Developer
2 80 (18.69%) Analyst
3 40 (9.35%) Project Manager
4 34 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 22 (5.14%) .NET Developer
6 19 (4.44%) Consultant
7 18 (4.21%) Java Developer
8 17 (3.97%) Designer
9 16 (3.74%) C# Developer
9 16 (3.74%) Microsoft Developer
10 15 (3.50%) CRM Developer
10 15 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 15 (3.50%) Hadoop Developer
11 13 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (2.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (2.57%) SQL Developer
13 10 (2.34%) Architect
13 10 (2.34%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (2.34%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.34%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.85%) .NET
2 41 (9.58%) HTML
3 34 (7.94%) CSS
4 26 (6.07%) Kafka
5 23 (5.37%) ASP.NET
6 19 (4.44%) AngularJS
6 19 (4.44%) REST
7 18 (4.21%) HTML5
8 17 (3.97%) CSS3
8 17 (3.97%) SOAP
9 16 (3.74%) XML
10 14 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (3.04%) J2EE
12 12 (2.80%) jQuery
13 11 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (2.57%) DHTML
13 11 (2.57%) Gherkin
13 11 (2.57%) Spring
14 10 (2.34%) EJB
14 10 (2.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (3.97%) User Experience
4 10 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (1.64%) Fintech
6 6 (1.40%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.70%) NHS
9 3 (0.70%) Replication
9 3 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.47%) IVR
10 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.47%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.47%) Social Media
10 2 (0.47%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.67%) Windows
2 18 (4.21%) Linux
3 15 (3.50%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.87%) Unix
6 7 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.93%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.23%) Android
12 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (21.96%) Programme Management
3 88 (20.56%) Business Intelligence
4 77 (17.99%) Digital Marketing
5 57 (13.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (12.15%) Scrum
7 42 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (9.11%) Project Management
9 27 (6.31%) SDLC
10 26 (6.07%) CRM
11 24 (5.61%) Migration
11 24 (5.61%) MVC
12 23 (5.37%) Business Analysis
13 20 (4.67%) Test Automation
14 19 (4.44%) ITIL
14 19 (4.44%) Microservices
15 18 (4.21%) Analytics
16 17 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (3.50%) Change Management
18 14 (3.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 94 (21.96%) SQL
2 63 (14.72%) C#
3 52 (12.15%) JavaScript
4 38 (8.88%) Java
5 17 (3.97%) PowerShell
5 17 (3.97%) T-SQL
6 15 (3.50%) VBA
7 12 (2.80%) Scala
8 10 (2.34%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.64%) PHP
10 6 (1.40%) Apple Swift
10 6 (1.40%) Python
11 5 (1.17%) PROC SQL
11 5 (1.17%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.93%) Java 8
13 3 (0.70%) ES6
13 3 (0.70%) R
13 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.70%) VB
13 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (5.61%) Degree
2 22 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.91%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.10%) ISEB
5 6 (1.40%) CCNA
5 6 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.93%) MCSA
6 4 (0.93%) MCSE
6 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.47%) CCNP
8 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.47%) PMP
9 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) CIMA
9 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.74%) PMO
2 15 (3.50%) GDPR
3 9 (2.10%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.40%) QA
5 3 (0.70%) IFRS
6 2 (0.47%) RMADS
7 1 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.23%) SLA
7 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.17%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.93%) Docker
5 4 (0.93%) Firmware
5 4 (0.93%) XenServer
6 3 (0.70%) XenApp
7 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.47%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.87%) Oozie
1 8 (1.87%) SCCM
1 8 (1.87%) vCenter Server
2 4 (0.93%) Puppet
3 3 (0.70%) Ansible
4 2 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.47%) WSUS
5 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.23%) Salt
5 1 (0.23%) SCOM
5 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.23%) Terraform
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 87 (20.33%) SAP
2 64 (14.95%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.94%) Oracle
4 17 (3.97%) VMware
5 12 (2.80%) Cisco
6 10 (2.34%) Adobe
7 9 (2.10%) Hortonworks
8 8 (1.87%) IBM
8 8 (1.87%) Tableau
9 7 (1.64%) Citrix
10 6 (1.40%) Cadence
10 6 (1.40%) Teradata
11 4 (0.93%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.70%) Anaplan
12 3 (0.70%) Civica
12 3 (0.70%) Cognos
12 3 (0.70%) HP
12 3 (0.70%) IronPort
12 3 (0.70%) LogRhythm
12 3 (0.70%) RightFax