The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 March 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 / Dorset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 1 6
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5  
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 58 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 10.53% 24.79% 16.16%
As % of the General category 41.67% 57.43% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 40 27
Median daily rate £450 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £277 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £52.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +199.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +37.93% +22.53%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 24 101 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 25.26% 43.16% 34.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 38
Median daily rate £394 £400 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -14.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 4
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £25.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +64.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Dorset

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Dorset over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Dorset

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Dorset

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -4 8 £425 -4.49% 11
Poole -6 1 - - 3
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Finance.

1 6 (24.00%) Banking
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Big Data
3 4 (16.00%) Kafka
3 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.00%) Data Management
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Clojure
5 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
5 2 (8.00%) Cash Management
5 2 (8.00%) Scala
5 2 (8.00%) QA
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 4 (16.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP BPC
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) IPv6
1 1 (4.00%) NAS
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Skype
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.00%) Blockchain
4 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Data Lake
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) OLAP
4 1 (4.00%) OLTP
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.00%) ERwin
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) MagicDraw
General
1 6 (24.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Process Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP FI Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Kafka
2 2 (8.00%) Spring
2 2 (8.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) CSS3
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) Lucene
3 1 (4.00%) Sass
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Data Management
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Cash Management
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Data Lineage
5 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (4.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (4.00%) Reference Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Clojure
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Scala
4 1 (4.00%) COBOL
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) SPARQL
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.00%) Pegasus
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec
3 1 (4.00%) Veeam
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas
3 1 (4.00%) VMware