Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 369 355 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.50% 22.05% 22.21%
As % of the General category 63.95% 62.61% 63.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 282 332
Bristol median daily rate £395 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +6.16% -3.95%
10th Percentile £297 £272 £257
90th Percentile £488 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Bristol median hourly rate £59.50 £37.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.67% -15.73% +217.86%
10th Percentile £36.76 £29.67 £38.30
90th Percentile £103.90 £97.01 £49.10
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.64% - +21.20%

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 577 567 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 33.62% 35.22% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 403 455
Bristol median daily rate £395 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +4.73% -2.63%
10th Percentile £275 £253 £245
90th Percentile £500 £515 £513
South West median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 19
Bristol median hourly rate £28.23 £38.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.19% +2.00% +2.12%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.50 £36.00
90th Percentile £65.05 £64.38 £49.00
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £39.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -27.85% -5.95% +20.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 106 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (21.95%) Banking
3 67 (18.16%) Telecoms
3 67 (18.16%) Business Intelligence
4 66 (17.89%) SAP
4 66 (17.89%) Marketing
5 64 (17.34%) SQL
6 57 (15.45%) Manufacturing
6 57 (15.45%) Programme Management
7 56 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 56 (15.18%) Digital Marketing
8 55 (14.91%) Electronics
9 42 (11.38%) Project Management
10 40 (10.84%) C#
11 37 (10.03%) SQL Server
11 37 (10.03%) User Experience
12 33 (8.94%) Microsoft
12 33 (8.94%) .NET
13 32 (8.67%) ITIL
13 32 (8.67%) Scrum
14 30 (8.13%) HTML
14 30 (8.13%) PMO
15 29 (7.86%) Oracle
16 28 (7.59%) JavaScript
17 27 (7.32%) CSS
17 27 (7.32%) Adobe
18 25 (6.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 24 (6.50%) Windows
19 24 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
19 24 (6.50%) Retail Banking

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 17 (4.61%) Marvel
2 9 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (2.17%) Confluence
4 7 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.90%) SAS
5 6 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.36%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.08%) CMS
8 3 (0.81%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.27%) IIS
9 1 (0.27%) Liferay
9 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (6.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 24 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (5.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (4.61%) InVision
4 17 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (0.54%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 2 (0.54%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.27%) HFM
2 1 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.27%) MoSes
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.27%) Primavera
2 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.27%) SAP MDG-S
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.81%) IaaS
3 3 (0.81%) Office 365
4 2 (0.54%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.27%) BlueKai
5 1 (0.27%) Google Play
5 1 (0.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.36%) Skype
2 4 (1.08%) SMS
3 3 (0.81%) Firewall
3 3 (0.81%) WAN
4 2 (0.54%) 2G
4 2 (0.54%) 3G
4 2 (0.54%) 4G
4 2 (0.54%) DNS
4 2 (0.54%) HTTP
4 2 (0.54%) Internet
4 2 (0.54%) Network Security
4 2 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.27%) DWDM
5 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.27%) LTE
5 1 (0.27%) NGN
5 1 (0.27%) UMTS
5 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.79%) Hadoop
4 12 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (2.44%) Big Data
5 9 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.63%) DB2
8 5 (1.36%) Base SAS
9 4 (1.08%) QlikView
10 3 (0.81%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.27%) MySQL
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 12 (3.25%) Maven
2 11 (2.98%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.44%) JIRA
4 8 (2.17%) Selenium
4 8 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.90%) Ant
5 7 (1.90%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.90%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.63%) Artifactory
6 6 (1.63%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.08%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.81%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.81%) ProC
8 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.81%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.54%) Introscope
9 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.27%) webpack
General
1 81 (21.95%) Banking
2 67 (18.16%) Telecoms
3 66 (17.89%) Marketing
4 57 (15.45%) Manufacturing
5 55 (14.91%) Electronics
6 24 (6.50%) Retail Banking
7 13 (3.52%) Law
8 12 (3.25%) Legal
9 7 (1.90%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.36%) Retail
11 3 (0.81%) Billing
12 2 (0.54%) Advertising
12 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 96 (26.02%) Analyst
2 84 (22.76%) Developer
3 40 (10.84%) Project Manager
4 36 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 35 (9.49%) Designer
6 22 (5.96%) .NET Developer
7 21 (5.69%) UX Designer
8 19 (5.15%) Consultant
8 19 (5.15%) Data Analyst
9 18 (4.88%) Service Analyst
10 16 (4.34%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (4.07%) Architect
12 13 (3.52%) Banking Analyst
13 10 (2.71%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (2.71%) Test Analyst
14 9 (2.44%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
14 9 (2.44%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
14 9 (2.44%) Financial Analyst
14 9 (2.44%) PMO Analyst
14 9 (2.44%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.94%) .NET
2 30 (8.13%) HTML
3 27 (7.32%) CSS
4 21 (5.69%) REST
5 20 (5.42%) jQuery
6 19 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (4.88%) SOAP
8 15 (4.07%) ASP.NET
9 13 (3.52%) Web Services
10 12 (3.25%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.98%) JSON
12 9 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (2.44%) Spring
13 8 (2.17%) CSS3
13 8 (2.17%) HTML5
13 8 (2.17%) RESTful
13 8 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (2.17%) XML
14 7 (1.90%) EJB
14 7 (1.90%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.03%) User Experience
2 20 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 9 (2.44%) iPhone
4 8 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (1.90%) Robotics
6 6 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.81%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.54%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.27%) CCTV
10 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.27%) FMCG
10 1 (0.27%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.27%) PKI
10 1 (0.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.50%) Windows
2 12 (3.25%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.17%) Unix
4 6 (1.63%) Linux
4 6 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.54%) Android
6 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (18.16%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (15.45%) Programme Management
4 56 (15.18%) Digital Marketing
4 56 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (11.38%) Project Management
6 32 (8.67%) ITIL
6 32 (8.67%) Scrum
7 22 (5.96%) MVC
8 20 (5.42%) Migration
9 18 (4.88%) Analytics
10 17 (4.61%) Data Analysis
10 17 (4.61%) Prototyping
11 16 (4.34%) Business Analysis
12 14 (3.79%) Change Management
12 14 (3.79%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (3.79%) SDLC
12 14 (3.79%) Test Automation
13 13 (3.52%) Data Modelling
14 12 (3.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 64 (17.34%) SQL
2 40 (10.84%) C#
3 28 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 22 (5.96%) Java
5 13 (3.52%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.71%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.17%) Python
8 7 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.63%) VBA
10 4 (1.08%) Java 8
11 3 (0.81%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.81%) PROC SQL
11 3 (0.81%) SAS Macro
12 2 (0.54%) C
12 2 (0.54%) VB
13 1 (0.27%) C++
13 1 (0.27%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.27%) PHP
13 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (4.34%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.63%) Degree
3 6 (1.63%) ISEB
3 6 (1.63%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.36%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.27%) APMP
6 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.27%) CIMA
6 1 (0.27%) CISM
6 1 (0.27%) CISSP
6 1 (0.27%) OSCP
6 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.27%) PMP
6 1 (0.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.13%) PMO
2 13 (3.52%) GDPR
2 13 (3.52%) SLA
3 8 (2.17%) QA
4 5 (1.36%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.54%) BS25999
5 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.54%) P3O
5 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) IFRS
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.54%) Firmware
3 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.54%) XenServer
4 1 (0.27%) Docker
4 1 (0.27%) IAG
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.17%) SCCM
2 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.54%) WSUS
3 1 (0.27%) Ansible
3 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.27%) Salt
3 1 (0.27%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.27%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (17.89%) SAP
2 33 (8.94%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.86%) Oracle
4 27 (7.32%) Adobe
5 18 (4.88%) Teradata
6 12 (3.25%) Blue Prism
7 5 (1.36%) Tableau
7 5 (1.36%) VMware
8 4 (1.08%) LogRhythm
9 3 (0.81%) Citrix
9 3 (0.81%) IBM
10 2 (0.54%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.54%) CA
10 2 (0.54%) Cognos
10 2 (0.54%) EMC
10 2 (0.54%) Google
10 2 (0.54%) Microgen
10 2 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.54%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.27%) Hortonworks