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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 210 197 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 25.33% 23.23% 22.49%
As % of the General category 68.63% 73.23% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 163 162
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +31.57% -1.29%  

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 306 269 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 36.91% 31.72% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 208 210
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -28.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.77 £11.85 £18.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (22.08%) SAP
3 84 (21.82%) Telecoms
4 82 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (20.78%) Programme Management
6 76 (19.74%) Marketing
7 73 (18.96%) Manufacturing
8 68 (17.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 67 (17.40%) Digital Marketing
9 67 (17.40%) Electronics
9 67 (17.40%) SQL
10 66 (17.14%) .NET
11 61 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 61 (15.84%) Banking
12 56 (14.55%) C#
13 51 (13.25%) Microsoft
14 48 (12.47%) MVC
15 39 (10.13%) Project Management
15 39 (10.13%) ASP.NET
16 36 (9.35%) PRINCE2
17 33 (8.57%) JavaScript
17 33 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
18 32 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (8.31%) SQL Server
19 30 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
20 28 (7.27%) HTML
21 27 (7.01%) Windows
21 27 (7.01%) Cisco
21 27 (7.01%) AngularJS
22 26 (6.75%) Scrum

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 21 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.56%) Confluence
4 6 (1.56%) SAS
5 5 (1.30%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.04%) CMS
6 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.78%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.52%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.26%) Apache
9 1 (0.26%) FileNet
9 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.52%) Windchill
6 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 68 (17.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (4.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (3.12%) SAP CO
3 12 (3.12%) SAP FI
3 12 (3.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.30%) SAP FI-AP
4 5 (1.30%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.78%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.52%) Maximo
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.26%) HFM
7 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.38%) Office 365
2 9 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.52%) IaaS
4 2 (0.52%) SaaS
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.26%) GitHub
5 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (2.60%) DNS
2 10 (2.60%) Wireless
3 9 (2.34%) LAN
3 9 (2.34%) WAN
4 7 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (1.82%) Firewall
4 7 (1.82%) Unified Communications
5 6 (1.56%) Internet
5 6 (1.56%) Network Security
6 5 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.04%) NAS
8 3 (0.78%) DHCP
8 3 (0.78%) FWSM
8 3 (0.78%) HTTP
8 3 (0.78%) LDAP
8 3 (0.78%) VPN
9 2 (0.52%) Broadband
9 2 (0.52%) MPLS
9 2 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.30%) QlikView
7 4 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.04%) MS Access
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.78%) Big Data
8 3 (0.78%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.52%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.52%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.38%) JIRA
2 11 (2.86%) Selenium
2 11 (2.86%) WebDriver
3 10 (2.60%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.30%) JMeter
5 5 (1.30%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (1.30%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.04%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.52%) Ant
8 2 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.52%) ProC
8 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.26%) Maven
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 84 (21.82%) Telecoms
2 76 (19.74%) Marketing
3 73 (18.96%) Manufacturing
4 67 (17.40%) Electronics
5 61 (15.84%) Banking
6 26 (6.75%) Retail
7 10 (2.60%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.56%) Billing
9 4 (1.04%) Legal
10 3 (0.78%) Back Office
10 3 (0.78%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.78%) Local Government
10 3 (0.78%) Military
11 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (24.94%) Developer
2 94 (24.42%) Analyst
3 47 (12.21%) Project Manager
4 29 (7.53%) C# Developer
5 28 (7.27%) Business Analyst
6 23 (5.97%) Financial Analyst
7 22 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 22 (5.71%) Consultant
8 19 (4.94%) Architect
9 14 (3.64%) Test Analyst
10 12 (3.12%) CRM Developer
11 10 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (2.34%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (2.34%) SharePoint Developer
12 9 (2.34%) Software Developer
12 9 (2.34%) Technical Specialist
12 9 (2.34%) Tester
13 8 (2.08%) Banking Analyst
13 8 (2.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 8 (2.08%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (17.14%) .NET
2 39 (10.13%) ASP.NET
3 30 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 28 (7.27%) HTML
5 27 (7.01%) AngularJS
6 23 (5.97%) CSS
7 21 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (4.68%) jQuery
9 15 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (3.64%) XML
11 12 (3.12%) SOAP
12 9 (2.34%) JSON
12 9 (2.34%) React
13 8 (2.08%) HTML5
13 8 (2.08%) REST
13 8 (2.08%) RESTful
14 7 (1.82%) .NET Framework
15 6 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (1.56%) WCF
16 5 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.45%) User Experience
4 14 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.78%) CMDB
8 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.78%) iPad
8 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.52%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.52%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.01%) Windows
2 12 (3.12%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.60%) Linux
3 10 (2.60%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.04%) Unix
5 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.52%) Solaris
6 2 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
2 82 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (20.78%) Programme Management
4 67 (17.40%) Digital Marketing
5 61 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (12.47%) MVC
7 39 (10.13%) Project Management
8 36 (9.35%) PRINCE2
9 26 (6.75%) Scrum
10 22 (5.71%) Business Analysis
11 21 (5.45%) ERP
11 21 (5.45%) Test Scripting
12 20 (5.19%) ITIL
12 20 (5.19%) Migration
13 17 (4.42%) CRM
14 15 (3.90%) ETL
14 15 (3.90%) TDD
15 14 (3.64%) SDLC
15 14 (3.64%) Test Automation
15 14 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (17.40%) SQL
2 56 (14.55%) C#
3 33 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.42%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.38%) Java
6 11 (2.86%) VBA
7 6 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.04%) R
10 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.52%) ABAP
11 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.52%) PROC SQL
11 2 (0.52%) Python
11 2 (0.52%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.52%) VB
11 2 (0.52%) VBScript
12 1 (0.26%) C++
12 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (4.16%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.90%) APMP
3 14 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.38%) Degree
5 12 (3.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.30%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.04%) ISEB
9 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.52%) PMP
10 1 (0.26%) ACCA
10 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) CCAB
10 1 (0.26%) CIMA
10 1 (0.26%) HNC
10 1 (0.26%) HND
10 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.16%) PMO
2 11 (2.86%) QA
3 7 (1.82%) IFRS
3 7 (1.82%) SLA
4 6 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.04%) GDPR
6 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.26%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.26%) FINREP
7 1 (0.26%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 20 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.86%) XenApp
4 8 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.08%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.30%) BitLocker
5 5 (1.30%) Firmware
5 5 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.08%) SCCM
2 5 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (22.08%) SAP
2 51 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.01%) Cisco
4 24 (6.23%) Oracle
5 17 (4.42%) VMware
6 13 (3.38%) CheckPoint
7 12 (3.12%) Citrix
7 12 (3.12%) Epicor
8 11 (2.86%) F5
9 9 (2.34%) IBM
10 8 (2.08%) AppSense
10 8 (2.08%) Tableau
10 8 (2.08%) Wyse
11 7 (1.82%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.82%) Teradata
12 6 (1.56%) Dell
12 6 (1.56%) Google
12 6 (1.56%) HP
12 6 (1.56%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.30%) NetApp
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