Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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 > Dorset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 48 112 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 16.05% 25.00% 18.78%
As % of the General category 48.98% 67.07% 44.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 87 46
Dorset median daily rate £430 £393 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -6.82% +20.36%
10th Percentile £388 £250 £216
90th Percentile £570 £529 £571
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Dorset median hourly rate £38.43 - £43.00
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 Dorset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 98 167 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 32.78% 37.28% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 127 80
Dorset median daily rate £433 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.33% -4.46% +12.14%
10th Percentile £268 £238 £182
90th Percentile £535 £514 £568
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 24
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £35.75 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.49% -15.80% +6.15%
10th Percentile £34.63 £33.73 £35.90
90th Percentile £43.35 £37.18 £49.19
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.72% -13.13% +40.35%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -3 26 £430 +18.62% 9
Poole -1 6 £400 -11.11% 3
Weymouth -6 3 £750 -
Dorchester - 1 - -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Finance.

1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) MS Visio
2 10 (20.83%) Java
2 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Scrum
3 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.75%) Software Delivery
4 7 (14.58%) SOAP
4 7 (14.58%) Spring
4 7 (14.58%) Banking
4 7 (14.58%) TOGAF
5 6 (12.50%) Maven
5 6 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (12.50%) MVC
5 6 (12.50%) Web Services
5 6 (12.50%) SOA
5 6 (12.50%) Thymeleaf
5 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (12.50%) Spring MVC
6 5 (10.42%) Degree
6 5 (10.42%) Gradle
6 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (10.42%) HTML
6 5 (10.42%) CSS
6 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.33%) Migration
7 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis

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 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Visio
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Lawson
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.08%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.08%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) npm
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.08%) IPsec
2 1 (2.08%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) NAS
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) tcpdump
2 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
2 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Ingres
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.50%) Maven
3 5 (10.42%) Gradle
4 3 (6.25%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.17%) Grunt
5 2 (4.17%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 2 (4.17%) webpack
6 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (14.58%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Military
5 1 (2.08%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Data Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) SOAP
1 7 (14.58%) Spring
2 6 (12.50%) Spring MVC
2 6 (12.50%) Thymeleaf
2 6 (12.50%) Web Services
3 5 (10.42%) CSS
3 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
3 5 (10.42%) HTML
4 4 (8.33%) CSS3
4 4 (8.33%) HTML5
4 4 (8.33%) REST
5 3 (6.25%) J2EE
6 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.17%) Ember.js
6 2 (4.17%) jQuery
6 2 (4.17%) Middleware
6 2 (4.17%) React
6 2 (4.17%) RESTful
6 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.08%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Fintech
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) W3C
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) CMDB
5 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) Scrum
3 9 (18.75%) Software Delivery
3 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (14.58%) TOGAF
5 6 (12.50%) MVC
5 6 (12.50%) SOA
6 4 (8.33%) BDD
6 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.33%) ERP
6 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.33%) SDLC
6 4 (8.33%) TDD
6 4 (8.33%) UML
7 3 (6.25%) ArchiMate
7 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) Project Governance
7 3 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Java
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) Ada
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) ECMAScript
4 1 (2.08%) ES6
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) COBIT
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.08%) GDPR
2 1 (2.08%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Samba
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.08%) Icinga
1 1 (2.08%) Nagios
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Guidewire
2 2 (4.17%) IBM
2 2 (4.17%) Infor
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
2 2 (4.17%) Workday
3 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) EMC
3 1 (2.08%) F5
3 1 (2.08%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) NetApp
3 1 (2.08%) NGA Human Resources
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.08%) VMware