Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 2021 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
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 107 237 414
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 13.68% 13.17% 20.04%
As % of the General category 39.48% 43.89% 55.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 183 337
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +16.13%
10th Percentile £389 £310 £337
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
South West median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £15.86 £22.50 £38.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.51% -42.16% -34.62%
10th Percentile £15.04 £14.95 £29.07
90th Percentile £16.68 £41.50 £52.52
South West median hourly rate £15.86 £23.75 £31.12
% change year-on-year -33.22% -23.67% +13.15%

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 271 540 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 34.65% 30.02% 36.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 358 539
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £296 £221 £307
90th Percentile £607 £629 £588
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 23
Median hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -39.76% +113.09%
10th Percentile £15.04 £10.75 £17.41
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £52.52
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +54.55% -17.91% +21.82%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Bristol

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Finance in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Finance in Bristol

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in Bristol over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Finance in Bristol

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Finance in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for Finance in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.84%) Public Sector
3 28 (26.17%) Programme Management
3 28 (26.17%) Marketing
4 27 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (25.23%) SAP
5 26 (24.30%) Manufacturing
5 26 (24.30%) Electronics
5 26 (24.30%) Telecoms
5 26 (24.30%) Digital Marketing
5 26 (24.30%) AWS
6 24 (22.43%) Python
7 23 (21.50%) DevOps
8 22 (20.56%) Scala
9 19 (17.76%) TDD
9 19 (17.76%) Microservices
10 16 (14.95%) Security Cleared
11 12 (11.21%) Microsoft
11 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (10.28%) SC Cleared
12 11 (10.28%) Azure
13 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (8.41%) Decision-Making
15 8 (7.48%) Project Management
15 8 (7.48%) Data Modelling
15 8 (7.48%) Banking
16 7 (6.54%) Hadoop
16 7 (6.54%) Analytics
16 7 (6.54%) Windows
16 7 (6.54%) 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 6 (5.61%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.87%) Confluence
3 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) Mule
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.93%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.93%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.30%) AWS
2 11 (10.28%) Azure
3 3 (2.80%) GCP
4 2 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.87%) GitHub
4 2 (1.87%) Logic Apps
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (1.87%) Power Automate
4 2 (1.87%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.87%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.93%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Firewall
2 4 (3.74%) BGP
2 4 (3.74%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (3.74%) MPLS
2 4 (3.74%) OSPF
2 4 (3.74%) SSL
2 4 (3.74%) VPN
2 4 (3.74%) WAN
2 4 (3.74%) Wireless
2 4 (3.74%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.80%) IPsec
4 2 (1.87%) LAN
5 1 (0.93%) DHCP
5 1 (0.93%) DNS
5 1 (0.93%) HTTP
5 1 (0.93%) Network Security
5 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.61%) Big Data
3 4 (3.74%) Apache Hive
3 4 (3.74%) Data Lake
4 3 (2.80%) HBase
5 2 (1.87%) Power BI
5 2 (1.87%) Spark SQL
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.80%) GitLab
2 3 (2.80%) IBM UrbanCode
2 3 (2.80%) JIRA
2 3 (2.80%) Maven
2 3 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.87%) Gradle
4 1 (0.93%) Postman
4 1 (0.93%) Selenium
4 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (30.84%) Public Sector
2 28 (26.17%) Marketing
3 26 (24.30%) Electronics
3 26 (24.30%) Manufacturing
3 26 (24.30%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.48%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Law
5 2 (1.87%) Legal
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
6 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
6 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (33.64%) Developer
2 19 (17.76%) Scala Developer
3 11 (10.28%) Architect
4 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.54%) Data Architect
6 5 (4.67%) Hadoop Developer
6 5 (4.67%) IT Engineer
6 5 (4.67%) Security Engineer
7 4 (3.74%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.74%) Analyst
7 4 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.74%) Project Officer
7 4 (3.74%) Project Support Officer
7 4 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.74%) Support Officer
8 3 (2.80%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.80%) Data Modeller
8 3 (2.80%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (2.80%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) .NET
1 6 (5.61%) Node.js
2 5 (4.67%) .NET Core
2 5 (4.67%) Spring
3 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.80%) Kafka
3 3 (2.80%) React
4 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.87%) NHibernate
4 2 (1.87%) PySpark
4 2 (1.87%) REST
5 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (0.93%) Express
5 1 (0.93%) GraphQL
5 1 (0.93%) gRPC
5 1 (0.93%) JSON
5 1 (0.93%) NumPy
5 1 (0.93%) Pandas
5 1 (0.93%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.87%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.93%) Cyberattack
4 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (0.93%) Replication
4 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Windows
2 2 (1.87%) Linux
2 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.17%) Programme Management
3 27 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (24.30%) Digital Marketing
5 23 (21.50%) DevOps
6 19 (17.76%) Microservices
6 19 (17.76%) TDD
7 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.41%) Decision-Making
9 8 (7.48%) Data Modelling
9 8 (7.48%) Project Management
10 7 (6.54%) Analytics
11 6 (5.61%) Scrum
12 5 (4.67%) Migration
12 5 (4.67%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.67%) Waterfall
13 4 (3.74%) Kanban
13 4 (3.74%) Risk Management
13 4 (3.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (3.74%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.43%) Python
2 22 (20.56%) Scala
3 7 (6.54%) Java
4 6 (5.61%) SQL
5 5 (4.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.80%) C#
6 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.87%) C
7 2 (1.87%) Elm
7 2 (1.87%) Haskell
7 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.87%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.93%) Go
8 1 (0.93%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.93%) R
8 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (14.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) CCAB
4 2 (1.87%) CCNA
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.87%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) ACCA
5 1 (0.93%) CCNP
5 1 (0.93%) CEH
5 1 (0.93%) CIMA
5 1 (0.93%) CISA
5 1 (0.93%) CISSP
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) PMO
2 2 (1.87%) IFRS
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) NIST
3 1 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Docker
2 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.87%) Oozie
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.93%) Nessus
3 1 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.93%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) SAP
2 12 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.54%) Sparx
4 5 (4.67%) Cisco
5 4 (3.74%) Blue Coat
5 4 (3.74%) F5
5 4 (3.74%) Ivanti
5 4 (3.74%) Juniper
5 4 (3.74%) Riverbed
6 3 (2.80%) BT
6 3 (2.80%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.80%) Oracle
7 2 (1.87%) Google
7 2 (1.87%) Remedy
7 2 (1.87%) Sun
8 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.93%) Infoblox
8 1 (0.93%) Informatica
8 1 (0.93%) Splunk