Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 438 342 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.18% 20.08% 21.17%
As % of the General category 64.13% 62.64% 61.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 273 315
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £275
90th Percentile £493 £500 £534
South West median daily rate £403 £389 £400
% change year-on-year +3.54% -2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Bristol median hourly rate £59.50 £43.00 £16.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.37% +154.59% -
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 683 546 600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 34.58% 32.06% 34.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 395 467
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £263 £241 £263
90th Percentile £488 £500 £521
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 9
Bristol median hourly rate £37.50 £30.88 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.46% +40.34% +37.50%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.00 £8.72
90th Percentile £59.35 £52.40 £84.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £41.24
% change year-on-year +1.45% -16.34% +44.70%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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.

1 110 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (23.74%) Telecoms
3 101 (23.06%) Business Intelligence
3 101 (23.06%) Marketing
4 99 (22.60%) SAP
5 97 (22.15%) Manufacturing
5 97 (22.15%) Programme Management
6 96 (21.92%) Banking
7 90 (20.55%) Digital Marketing
7 90 (20.55%) Electronics
8 79 (18.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (15.75%) C#
9 69 (15.75%) .NET
10 61 (13.93%) SQL
11 46 (10.50%) SQL Server
12 44 (10.05%) Microsoft
12 44 (10.05%) SDLC
13 43 (9.82%) Scrum
14 41 (9.36%) MVC
14 41 (9.36%) Oracle
15 40 (9.13%) ASP.NET
16 38 (8.68%) Project Management
17 36 (8.22%) JavaScript
18 34 (7.76%) CSS
19 33 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web API
20 32 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (7.31%) AngularJS
20 32 (7.31%) HTML
21 31 (7.08%) SOAP
22 30 (6.85%) VBA

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 16 (3.65%) SAS
2 12 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.60%) IIS
4 6 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.14%) Apache
5 5 (1.14%) CMS
5 5 (1.14%) Marvel
5 5 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.68%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.68%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.46%) CICS
8 2 (0.46%) Drupal
8 2 (0.46%) JBoss
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.37%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.14%) InVision
8 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.46%) Windchill
9 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.60%) SAP CO
2 7 (1.60%) SAP FI
2 7 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.14%) SAP FI-AP
3 5 (1.14%) SAP SRM
4 4 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.46%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.46%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.23%) Maximo
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.68%) GitHub
3 3 (0.68%) IaaS
4 2 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.46%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.23%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.42%) Firewall
2 10 (2.28%) WAN
3 8 (1.83%) LAN
3 8 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (1.14%) Network Security
4 5 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.91%) DNS
5 4 (0.91%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.91%) Wireless
6 3 (0.68%) 3G
6 3 (0.68%) 4G
6 3 (0.68%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.68%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.68%) LDAP
6 3 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.97%) Hadoop
4 13 (2.97%) MS Access
4 13 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (2.05%) Base SAS
8 6 (1.37%) Big Data
8 6 (1.37%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (1.14%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.14%) QlikView
9 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.91%) MySQL
11 3 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.68%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (3.20%) Selenium
1 14 (3.20%) SoapUI
2 13 (2.97%) Cucumber
2 13 (2.97%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.51%) WebDriver
4 9 (2.05%) Maven
5 7 (1.60%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.37%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.37%) Mockito
6 6 (1.37%) SonarQube
6 6 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (1.37%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.91%) GitLab
7 4 (0.91%) PhpStorm
7 4 (0.91%) ProC
8 3 (0.68%) JIRA
8 3 (0.68%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.46%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
General
1 104 (23.74%) Telecoms
2 101 (23.06%) Marketing
3 97 (22.15%) Manufacturing
4 96 (21.92%) Banking
5 90 (20.55%) Electronics
6 29 (6.62%) Retail Banking
7 14 (3.20%) Law
8 13 (2.97%) Legal
9 8 (1.83%) Billing
10 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.14%) Retail
11 3 (0.68%) Back Office
11 3 (0.68%) Military
12 2 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Advertising
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (31.05%) Developer
2 105 (23.97%) Analyst
3 41 (9.36%) Project Manager
4 34 (7.76%) Business Analyst
5 27 (6.16%) .NET Developer
6 25 (5.71%) Architect
6 25 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 23 (5.25%) Banking Analyst
8 22 (5.02%) Designer
9 21 (4.79%) Test Analyst
10 17 (3.88%) Financial Analyst
11 16 (3.65%) CRM Developer
12 15 (3.42%) Tester
13 13 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (2.74%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (2.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (2.74%) Data Analyst
14 12 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (2.74%) Software Developer
14 12 (2.74%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (15.75%) .NET
2 40 (9.13%) ASP.NET
3 34 (7.76%) CSS
4 33 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (7.31%) AngularJS
5 32 (7.31%) HTML
6 31 (7.08%) SOAP
7 26 (5.94%) jQuery
8 24 (5.48%) REST
8 24 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (5.02%) JSON
10 18 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (1.83%) RESTful
12 7 (1.60%) React
12 7 (1.60%) Web Services
13 6 (1.37%) Angular 2
13 6 (1.37%) JSR 170
13 6 (1.37%) OSGi
13 6 (1.37%) PowerMock
14 5 (1.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.16%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (4.11%) User Experience
4 6 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.14%) Virtual Team
6 4 (0.91%) Mainframe
6 4 (0.91%) Robotics
7 3 (0.68%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (0.68%) iPhone
7 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.46%) DataPower
8 2 (0.46%) Fintech
8 2 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.88%) Windows
2 14 (3.20%) Linux
3 7 (1.60%) Unix
4 4 (0.91%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.68%) Solaris
5 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.46%) HPUX
6 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.46%) SUSE
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.23%) AIX
7 1 (0.23%) Android
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (23.06%) Business Intelligence
3 97 (22.15%) Programme Management
4 90 (20.55%) Digital Marketing
5 79 (18.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (10.05%) SDLC
7 43 (9.82%) Scrum
8 41 (9.36%) MVC
9 38 (8.68%) Project Management
10 29 (6.62%) ITIL
11 28 (6.39%) PRINCE2
12 27 (6.16%) Business Analysis
13 24 (5.48%) Test Scripting
14 21 (4.79%) BDD
14 21 (4.79%) Migration
14 21 (4.79%) OO
15 18 (4.11%) Change Management
15 18 (4.11%) OOD
15 18 (4.11%) Risk Management
15 18 (4.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 69 (15.75%) C#
2 61 (13.93%) SQL
3 36 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 30 (6.85%) VBA
5 17 (3.88%) Java
6 16 (3.65%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.05%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.60%) SAS Macro
9 5 (1.14%) VB
10 4 (0.91%) PHP
10 4 (0.91%) PROC SQL
10 4 (0.91%) Python
10 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.91%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.46%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.23%) C
13 1 (0.23%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.23%) R
13 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (3.42%) Degree
2 11 (2.51%) SC Cleared
2 11 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.83%) APMP
3 8 (1.83%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.60%) ISEB
4 7 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.46%) CISM
7 2 (0.46%) CISSP
7 2 (0.46%) OSCP
7 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.46%) PMP
7 2 (0.46%) SANS
7 2 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.23%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.23%) CIMA
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.34%) QA
2 16 (3.65%) PMO
3 8 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.83%) SLA
4 6 (1.37%) GDPR
5 3 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.68%) IFRS
5 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.68%) PSD2
6 2 (0.46%) FINREP
6 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.91%) Firmware
4 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.46%) IAG
5 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.46%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (0.46%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 99 (22.60%) SAP
2 44 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 41 (9.36%) Oracle
4 19 (4.34%) Adobe
5 17 (3.88%) Cisco
6 12 (2.74%) IBM
7 11 (2.51%) Teradata
8 10 (2.28%) Blue Prism
9 7 (1.60%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.60%) F5
9 7 (1.60%) HP
9 7 (1.60%) VMware
10 6 (1.37%) Coverity
11 5 (1.14%) Citrix
11 5 (1.14%) Netezza
11 5 (1.14%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.91%) Cognos
12 4 (0.91%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.91%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.68%) Workday