Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 391 372 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.40% 21.64% 22.86%
As % of the General category 66.72% 63.81% 67.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 302 356
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% -0.67%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £526 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 £33.44 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.57% -14.27% +107.23%
10th Percentile £38.23 £22.83 £37.00
90th Percentile £55.30 £44.04 £41.00
South West median hourly rate £29.25 £30.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.88% +11.82% +10.00%

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 586 583 627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 32.07% 33.92% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 436 470
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £245
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 21
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.10% -17.33% +38.89%
10th Percentile £15.48 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% - +6.70%

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 19 July 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 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 119 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (21.23%) Banking
3 80 (20.46%) SQL
4 67 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (16.37%) Business Intelligence
6 63 (16.11%) SAP
7 62 (15.86%) Manufacturing
7 62 (15.86%) Programme Management
8 61 (15.60%) Telecoms
9 59 (15.09%) Marketing
10 52 (13.30%) Digital Marketing
10 52 (13.30%) C#
11 51 (13.04%) Electronics
12 48 (12.28%) JavaScript
13 47 (12.02%) Microsoft
14 43 (11.00%) .NET
14 43 (11.00%) SQL Server
15 42 (10.74%) Project Management
16 40 (10.23%) HTML
16 40 (10.23%) Scrum
17 37 (9.46%) CSS
18 33 (8.44%) Java
18 33 (8.44%) Oracle
19 28 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
20 27 (6.91%) User Experience
20 27 (6.91%) Problem-Solving
20 27 (6.91%) Hadoop
21 26 (6.65%) Retail Banking
21 26 (6.65%) Migration
21 26 (6.65%) Data Warehouse

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 15 (3.84%) Confluence
2 14 (3.58%) Marvel
2 14 (3.58%) SAS
3 12 (3.07%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.05%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.51%) CMS
8 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.26%) Drupal
8 1 (0.26%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (4.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (3.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (3.58%) InVision
5 11 (2.81%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.26%) InDesign
7 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.26%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.26%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.26%) HFM
3 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.26%) MoSes
3 1 (0.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.26%) Primavera
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.26%) SAP MDG-S
3 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.02%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.26%) BlueKai
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.53%) SMS
2 5 (1.28%) Firewall
3 3 (0.77%) WAN
4 2 (0.51%) HTTP
4 2 (0.51%) Internet
4 2 (0.51%) LAN
4 2 (0.51%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) BGP
5 1 (0.26%) DWDM
5 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.26%) LTE
5 1 (0.26%) NAS
5 1 (0.26%) NGN
5 1 (0.26%) OSPF
5 1 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.26%) SDH
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
5 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.91%) Hadoop
3 26 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (4.09%) Big Data
5 13 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (2.30%) Apache Hive
7 9 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.05%) Base SAS
8 8 (2.05%) DB2
9 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.53%) HBase
11 3 (0.77%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.51%) KNIME
12 2 (0.51%) MySQL
12 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 25 (6.39%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.86%) JIRA
3 15 (3.84%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.84%) TeamCity
4 13 (3.32%) Ant
4 13 (3.32%) Maven
5 12 (3.07%) Cucumber
5 12 (3.07%) Selenium
6 11 (2.81%) Artifactory
7 10 (2.56%) Eclipse
8 8 (2.05%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.79%) JUnit
9 7 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.28%) NUnit
10 5 (1.28%) ProC
11 4 (1.02%) CruiseControl
11 4 (1.02%) Hudson
12 3 (0.77%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.77%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 83 (21.23%) Banking
2 62 (15.86%) Manufacturing
3 61 (15.60%) Telecoms
4 59 (15.09%) Marketing
5 51 (13.04%) Electronics
6 26 (6.65%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (1.53%) Advertising
8 6 (1.53%) Legal
9 5 (1.28%) Back Office
10 4 (1.02%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.02%) Retail
11 2 (0.51%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (27.62%) Developer
2 76 (19.44%) Analyst
3 52 (13.30%) Project Manager
4 33 (8.44%) Business Analyst
5 26 (6.65%) .NET Developer
6 24 (6.14%) Consultant
7 19 (4.86%) Designer
8 18 (4.60%) C# Developer
9 16 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (4.09%) Java Developer
10 15 (3.84%) Architect
10 15 (3.84%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (3.84%) Data Analyst
11 14 (3.58%) UX Designer
12 13 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (3.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (2.81%) Hadoop Developer
15 9 (2.30%) Finance Manager
15 9 (2.30%) React Developer
15 9 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.00%) .NET
2 40 (10.23%) HTML
3 37 (9.46%) CSS
4 25 (6.39%) ASP.NET
5 22 (5.63%) REST
6 19 (4.86%) AngularJS
7 18 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (4.60%) jQuery
7 18 (4.60%) SOAP
8 17 (4.35%) HTML5
9 16 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (4.09%) CSS3
10 14 (3.58%) J2EE
10 14 (3.58%) Kafka
11 13 (3.32%) XML
12 12 (3.07%) DHTML
12 12 (3.07%) React
12 12 (3.07%) Web Services
13 11 (2.81%) Spring
14 10 (2.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.91%) User Experience
3 13 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.79%) Fintech
5 5 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.02%) Robotics
7 3 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.51%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.51%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.51%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.26%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.26%) FMCG
9 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.37%) Windows
2 13 (3.32%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.07%) Linux
4 10 (2.56%) Unix
4 10 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.53%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (16.37%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (15.86%) Programme Management
5 52 (13.30%) Digital Marketing
6 42 (10.74%) Project Management
7 40 (10.23%) Scrum
8 27 (6.91%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (6.65%) Migration
10 24 (6.14%) MVC
11 19 (4.86%) Microservices
11 19 (4.86%) SDLC
12 18 (4.60%) CRM
13 17 (4.35%) Business Analysis
14 15 (3.84%) Change Management
14 15 (3.84%) ITIL
14 15 (3.84%) Prototyping
15 14 (3.58%) Analytics
15 14 (3.58%) Data Analysis
16 13 (3.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 80 (20.46%) SQL
2 52 (13.30%) C#
3 48 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 33 (8.44%) Java
5 14 (3.58%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.81%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.30%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.30%) Scala
8 8 (2.05%) VBA
9 6 (1.53%) Python
10 5 (1.28%) Java 8
10 5 (1.28%) PROC SQL
11 4 (1.02%) PHP
11 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.77%) ES6
12 3 (0.77%) R
12 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.51%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.51%) C
13 2 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.84%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.58%) Degree
4 5 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.02%) ISEB
6 3 (0.77%) CCNA
6 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.51%) APMP
7 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.51%) MCSA
7 2 (0.51%) MCSE
7 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CCNP
8 1 (0.26%) CISM
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.26%) OSCP
8 1 (0.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.39%) PMO
2 17 (4.35%) GDPR
3 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.51%) IFRS
4 2 (0.51%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (3.07%) Active Directory
1 12 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.28%) Docker
3 5 (1.28%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.02%) XenServer
5 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.51%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.51%) XenApp
7 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.26%) Firmware
7 1 (0.26%) IAG
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.05%) SCCM
2 5 (1.28%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.02%) Puppet
4 3 (0.77%) Ansible
4 3 (0.77%) WSUS
5 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.26%) Salt
6 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.26%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.26%) Terraform
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (16.11%) SAP
2 47 (12.02%) Microsoft
3 33 (8.44%) Oracle
4 18 (4.60%) Teradata
5 17 (4.35%) Adobe
6 14 (3.58%) VMware
7 9 (2.30%) Tableau
8 7 (1.79%) Cisco
8 7 (1.79%) Hortonworks
9 6 (1.53%) Citrix
9 6 (1.53%) IBM
10 5 (1.28%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.02%) Cadence
11 4 (1.02%) Cognos
11 4 (1.02%) LogRhythm
12 3 (0.77%) Blue Prism
12 3 (0.77%) Civica
12 3 (0.77%) IronPort
12 3 (0.77%) RightFax
12 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com