Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 238 421 376
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 14.57% 20.83% 21.08%
As % of the General category 46.21% 56.06% 52.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 332 287
Median daily rate £525 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +13.92% +5.33%
10th Percentile £318 £326 £297
90th Percentile £621 £588 £494
South West median daily rate £500 £475 £405
% change year-on-year +5.26% +17.28% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
Median hourly rate £23.75 £36.30 £84.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.57% -57.17% +126.00%
10th Percentile £21.25 £29.07 £64.05
90th Percentile £44.25 £52.52 £109.45
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £34.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -20.86% +26.36% -

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 515 751 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.54% 37.16% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 521 483
Median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £220 £305 £275
90th Percentile £638 £588 £525
South West median daily rate £463 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £19.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +97.69% -45.90%
10th Percentile £16.43 £14.50 £11.80
90th Percentile £52.63 £51.51 £65.05
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.90 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.15% +31.79% -25.33%

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 3 April 2020.

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

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Finance in Bristol over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Finance in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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.

1 105 (44.12%) Business Intelligence
2 90 (37.82%) SAP
3 89 (37.39%) Telecoms
4 87 (36.55%) Marketing
4 87 (36.55%) Public Sector
5 86 (36.13%) Manufacturing
5 86 (36.13%) Programme Management
5 86 (36.13%) Electronics
5 86 (36.13%) Digital Marketing
6 83 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (17.65%) SQL
8 41 (17.23%) TDD
9 40 (16.81%) Java
10 36 (15.13%) Scrum
11 32 (13.45%) Maven
12 31 (13.03%) Security Cleared
13 30 (12.61%) DevOps
14 29 (12.18%) Web Services
15 28 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (11.34%) Management Information System
16 27 (11.34%) SC Cleared
17 26 (10.92%) SOAP
17 26 (10.92%) Project Delivery
18 25 (10.50%) SOA
18 25 (10.50%) Microsoft
18 25 (10.50%) RESTful
18 25 (10.50%) Azure
19 24 (10.08%) Git (software)
19 24 (10.08%) Middleware
20 23 (9.66%) Project Management

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 18 (7.56%) Apache Spark
2 17 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (6.72%) Apache
3 16 (6.72%) Mule
3 16 (6.72%) Oracle Service Bus
3 16 (6.72%) Red Hat Fuse
4 3 (1.26%) Confluence
4 3 (1.26%) IIS
4 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.84%) CMS
5 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.42%) nginx
6 1 (0.42%) R Markdown
6 1 (0.42%) SAS
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (6.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 14 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (5.46%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.42%) Figma
6 1 (0.42%) InVision
6 1 (0.42%) Marvel
6 1 (0.42%) Sketch
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.42%) Primavera
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.50%) Azure
2 11 (4.62%) AWS
3 9 (3.78%) Power Platform
4 7 (2.94%) SaaS
5 5 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.26%) Office 365
7 2 (0.84%) GitHub
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.42%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.42%) GCP
8 1 (0.42%) IaaS
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.42%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.36%) Firewall
2 7 (2.94%) Network Security
3 5 (2.10%) X.509
4 2 (0.84%) SSH
5 1 (0.42%) HTTP
5 1 (0.42%) Internet
5 1 (0.42%) Intranet
5 1 (0.42%) LAN
5 1 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.98%) Hadoop
2 17 (7.14%) Big Data
3 16 (6.72%) Apache Hive
4 14 (5.88%) HBase
5 9 (3.78%) Power BI
6 8 (3.36%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.52%) QlikView
7 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.10%) MS Access
9 4 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.42%) DB2
12 1 (0.42%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.42%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.42%) Snowflake Schema
12 1 (0.42%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 32 (13.45%) Maven
2 24 (10.08%) Git (software)
3 23 (9.66%) Jenkins
4 19 (7.98%) JIRA
5 17 (7.14%) IBM UrbanCode
6 16 (6.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (2.10%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.10%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.68%) JMeter
8 4 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.26%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.26%) GitLab
9 3 (1.26%) Selenium
9 3 (1.26%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.26%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 3 (1.26%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.84%) git-flow
General
1 89 (37.39%) Telecoms
2 87 (36.55%) Marketing
2 87 (36.55%) Public Sector
3 86 (36.13%) Electronics
3 86 (36.13%) Manufacturing
4 15 (6.30%) Banking
4 15 (6.30%) Law
5 9 (3.78%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.68%) Retail
7 3 (1.26%) Legal
8 2 (0.84%) Billing
8 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (22.69%) Developer
2 35 (14.71%) Analyst
3 20 (8.40%) Java Developer
4 19 (7.98%) Project Manager
5 18 (7.56%) Data Engineer
6 17 (7.14%) Architect
7 16 (6.72%) Big Data Engineer
8 15 (6.30%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (6.30%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.88%) Test Analyst
10 12 (5.04%) Business Analyst
10 12 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (4.62%) Senior Test Analyst
12 10 (4.20%) Consultant
12 10 (4.20%) Deployment Engineer
12 10 (4.20%) Financial Analyst
13 9 (3.78%) Windows Engineer
14 8 (3.36%) Senior Financial Analyst
14 8 (3.36%) Support Engineer
14 8 (3.36%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.18%) Web Services
2 26 (10.92%) SOAP
3 25 (10.50%) RESTful
4 24 (10.08%) Middleware
5 22 (9.24%) XML
6 19 (7.98%) JSON
7 18 (7.56%) Apache Camel
8 16 (6.72%) Kafka
9 14 (5.88%) XSLT
10 13 (5.46%) .NET
10 13 (5.46%) Swagger
10 13 (5.46%) WireMock
11 12 (5.04%) HTML
12 8 (3.36%) CSS
13 7 (2.94%) Spring
14 6 (2.52%) HTML5
15 5 (2.10%) CSS3
15 5 (2.10%) REST
15 5 (2.10%) SAML
16 4 (1.68%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.34%) Management Information System
2 18 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.52%) Freedom of Information Act
5 5 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.10%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.68%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (1.26%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.84%) User Experience
9 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.42%) Blog
9 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.42%) NHS
9 1 (0.42%) Photography
9 1 (0.42%) PKI
9 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Social Media
9 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.40%) Windows
2 13 (5.46%) Linux
3 11 (4.62%) Windows 10
4 8 (3.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.84%) Unix
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (44.12%) Business Intelligence
2 86 (36.13%) Digital Marketing
2 86 (36.13%) Programme Management
3 83 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (17.23%) TDD
5 36 (15.13%) Scrum
6 30 (12.61%) DevOps
7 28 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (10.92%) Project Delivery
9 25 (10.50%) SOA
10 23 (9.66%) Project Management
11 22 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (9.24%) Data Modelling
12 21 (8.82%) Migration
13 19 (7.98%) Mentoring
14 17 (7.14%) Analytics
15 16 (6.72%) BDD
15 16 (6.72%) CRM
15 16 (6.72%) Software Engineering
15 16 (6.72%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.65%) SQL
2 40 (16.81%) Java
3 17 (7.14%) C
4 15 (6.30%) Scala
5 14 (5.88%) XPath
6 12 (5.04%) C#
6 12 (5.04%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.36%) Java 8
8 7 (2.94%) VBA
9 4 (1.68%) PHP
10 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.26%) Python
10 3 (1.26%) R
10 3 (1.26%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.26%) VB
10 3 (1.26%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.26%) XAML
11 2 (0.84%) Groovy
11 2 (0.84%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.42%) Elm
Qualifications
1 31 (13.03%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.30%) Degree
4 13 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.68%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.68%) PMP
6 3 (1.26%) APMP
6 3 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.84%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.42%) CISM
8 1 (0.42%) CISSP
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.42%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.52%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.84%) SLA
4 1 (0.42%) GDPR
4 1 (0.42%) IFRS
4 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.88%) HDFS
2 7 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) vSphere
3 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (6.30%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (2.52%) Ansible
2 6 (2.52%) Terraform
3 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.26%) Puppet
3 3 (1.26%) QRadar
4 1 (0.42%) Consul
4 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (37.82%) SAP
2 25 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.40%) Oracle
4 16 (6.72%) WSO2
5 12 (5.04%) Hortonworks
5 12 (5.04%) Talend
6 7 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.68%) Pega
8 3 (1.26%) Tableau
8 3 (1.26%) VMware
9 2 (0.84%) Adobe
9 2 (0.84%) IBM
10 1 (0.42%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.42%) Cadence
10 1 (0.42%) Citrix
10 1 (0.42%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.42%) Informatica
10 1 (0.42%) McAfee
10 1 (0.42%) New Relic
10 1 (0.42%) Sybase