Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 404 335 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.52% 21.80% 21.93%
As % of the General category 63.22% 63.33% 59.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 260 315
Bristol median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.80% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £513 £488 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Bristol median hourly rate £84.75 £40.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.56% +82.95% +57.14%
10th Percentile £64.05 £34.95 £13.14
90th Percentile £109.45 £81.85 £44.60
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 639 529 607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 34.04% 34.42% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 357 475
Bristol median daily rate £381 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £275 £253 £256
90th Percentile £512 £490 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 11
Bristol median hourly rate £38.75 £35.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% -5.33% +105.48%
10th Percentile £11.82 £12.05 £13.38
90th Percentile £109.45 £47.10 £72.50
South West median hourly rate £32.75 £34.75 £41.80
% change year-on-year -5.76% -16.87% +26.67%

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 22 January 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 22 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 113 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (21.29%) Banking
3 82 (20.30%) Marketing
4 81 (20.05%) Telecoms
5 77 (19.06%) Business Intelligence
6 75 (18.56%) SAP
7 74 (18.32%) Manufacturing
8 73 (18.07%) Programme Management
9 69 (17.08%) Electronics
9 69 (17.08%) Digital Marketing
10 58 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 53 (13.12%) C#
11 53 (13.12%) .NET
12 49 (12.13%) SQL
13 41 (10.15%) Project Management
13 41 (10.15%) Scrum
13 41 (10.15%) SDLC
14 38 (9.41%) SQL Server
15 36 (8.91%) ITIL
16 33 (8.17%) CSS
16 33 (8.17%) Oracle
17 32 (7.92%) HTML
17 32 (7.92%) Microsoft
18 28 (6.93%) SOAP
18 28 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (6.68%) JavaScript
19 27 (6.68%) Adobe
20 26 (6.44%) VBA
20 26 (6.44%) MVC
20 26 (6.44%) User Experience

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 10 (2.48%) SAS
2 9 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (2.23%) Marvel
3 7 (1.73%) IIS
4 6 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (1.49%) CMS
5 5 (1.24%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.99%) Apache
6 4 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.74%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.50%) CICS
8 2 (0.50%) Drupal
8 2 (0.50%) JBoss
8 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 17 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.23%) InVision
5 8 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.50%) Windchill
8 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.99%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.99%) IaaS
3 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.74%) GitHub
3 3 (0.74%) Office 365
4 2 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.25%) Google Play
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.47%) Firewall
2 5 (1.24%) DNS
2 5 (1.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.24%) WAN
3 4 (0.99%) Skype
4 3 (0.74%) 3G
4 3 (0.74%) 4G
4 3 (0.74%) Internet
4 3 (0.74%) LAN
4 3 (0.74%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.50%) 2G
5 2 (0.50%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.50%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.50%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.50%) Network Security
5 2 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.50%) SAN
5 2 (0.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.22%) MS Access
4 12 (2.97%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.48%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.73%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.24%) QlikView
9 4 (0.99%) Base SAS
9 4 (0.99%) MySQL
9 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.74%) DB2
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.50%) Big Data
11 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (0.50%) Jackrabbit
11 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 16 (3.96%) Selenium
2 15 (3.71%) Cucumber
3 14 (3.47%) SoapUI
4 12 (2.97%) Maven
5 11 (2.72%) WebDriver
6 8 (1.98%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.98%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.73%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.49%) Mockito
8 6 (1.49%) SonarQube
8 6 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (1.49%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.99%) GitLab
9 4 (0.99%) JIRA
9 4 (0.99%) PhpStorm
10 3 (0.74%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.74%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.74%) ProC
11 2 (0.50%) Bitbucket
General
1 86 (21.29%) Banking
2 82 (20.30%) Marketing
3 81 (20.05%) Telecoms
4 74 (18.32%) Manufacturing
5 69 (17.08%) Electronics
6 25 (6.19%) Retail Banking
7 23 (5.69%) Law
8 17 (4.21%) Legal
9 6 (1.49%) Billing
9 6 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.24%) Retail
11 3 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.50%) Military
13 1 (0.25%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.25%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 118 (29.21%) Developer
2 98 (24.26%) Analyst
3 34 (8.42%) Project Manager
4 33 (8.17%) Business Analyst
5 31 (7.67%) Designer
6 22 (5.45%) Architect
7 19 (4.70%) Banking Analyst
8 17 (4.21%) .NET Developer
8 17 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (3.96%) Test Analyst
10 14 (3.47%) Tester
11 13 (3.22%) SQL Developer
11 13 (3.22%) UX Designer
12 12 (2.97%) Data Analyst
12 12 (2.97%) Service Analyst
13 11 (2.72%) C# Developer
13 11 (2.72%) IT Manager
13 11 (2.72%) Visual Designer
14 10 (2.48%) Software QA Tester
14 10 (2.48%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (13.12%) .NET
2 33 (8.17%) CSS
3 32 (7.92%) HTML
4 28 (6.93%) SOAP
5 25 (6.19%) jQuery
6 22 (5.45%) REST
7 21 (5.20%) ASP.NET
8 20 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (4.70%) AngularJS
9 19 (4.70%) JSON
10 14 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (2.48%) Web Services
13 6 (1.49%) Ajax
13 6 (1.49%) JSR 170
13 6 (1.49%) OSGi
13 6 (1.49%) PowerMock
14 5 (1.24%) Angular 2
14 5 (1.24%) CSS3
14 5 (1.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.44%) User Experience
3 16 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.23%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.23%) iPhone
5 7 (1.73%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.73%) Robotics
6 6 (1.49%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.99%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.50%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.50%) DataPower
10 2 (0.50%) Fintech
10 2 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.50%) PKI
11 1 (0.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.69%) Windows
2 11 (2.72%) Linux
3 9 (2.23%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.73%) Unix
5 4 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.99%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.74%) Solaris
7 2 (0.50%) Android
7 2 (0.50%) HPUX
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (19.06%) Business Intelligence
3 73 (18.07%) Programme Management
4 69 (17.08%) Digital Marketing
5 58 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (10.15%) Project Management
6 41 (10.15%) Scrum
6 41 (10.15%) SDLC
7 36 (8.91%) ITIL
8 26 (6.44%) MVC
9 24 (5.94%) Test Automation
10 23 (5.69%) Business Analysis
11 22 (5.45%) BDD
11 22 (5.45%) PRINCE2
11 22 (5.45%) Test Scripting
12 19 (4.70%) Change Management
12 19 (4.70%) Risk Management
13 16 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (3.71%) Analytics
14 15 (3.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.12%) C#
2 49 (12.13%) SQL
3 27 (6.68%) JavaScript
4 26 (6.44%) VBA
5 20 (4.95%) Java
6 8 (1.98%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.24%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.24%) Python
9 4 (0.99%) PHP
9 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.99%) SAS Macro
10 3 (0.74%) PROC SQL
10 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.74%) VB
11 2 (0.50%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.25%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.25%) R
12 1 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (3.47%) Degree
2 13 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.23%) ISEB
5 6 (1.49%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.50%) APMP
8 2 (0.50%) CISM
8 2 (0.50%) CISSP
8 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.50%) OSCP
8 2 (0.50%) PMP
8 2 (0.50%) SANS
9 1 (0.25%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.20%) PMO
2 19 (4.70%) QA
3 13 (3.22%) SLA
4 6 (1.49%) GDPR
5 5 (1.24%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.74%) PSD2
7 2 (0.50%) BS25999
7 2 (0.50%) IFRS
7 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.50%) P3O
7 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.25%) FINREP
System Software
1 13 (3.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.50%) Firmware
3 2 (0.50%) IAG
3 2 (0.50%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.24%) SCCM
2 4 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.50%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.25%) SCOM
4 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (18.56%) SAP
2 33 (8.17%) Oracle
3 32 (7.92%) Microsoft
4 27 (6.68%) Adobe
5 17 (4.21%) Blue Prism
6 10 (2.48%) IBM
6 10 (2.48%) Teradata
7 7 (1.73%) Cisco
8 6 (1.49%) Coverity
9 5 (1.24%) VMware
10 4 (0.99%) Cognos
10 4 (0.99%) Netezza
10 4 (0.99%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.74%) Citrix
11 3 (0.74%) EMC
11 3 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.50%) BEA
12 2 (0.50%) CommVault
12 2 (0.50%) Google
12 2 (0.50%) JD Edwards