Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 20 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 148 178 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 22.53% 19.47% 18.09%
As % of the General category 54.41% 67.94% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 129 122
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £300 £254 £313
90th Percentile £483 £578 £500
South West median daily rate £403 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +3.21% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 13
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £29.88 £28.75 £41.35
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 272 262 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 41.40% 28.67% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 174 164
Gloucestershire median daily rate £398 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £293
90th Percentile £475 £550 £496
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 35
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.50 £36.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.28% -15.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £15.08 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £54.25 £47.63 £47.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% -14.20% +42.11%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Gloucestershire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Gloucestershire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Gloucestershire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Gloucestershire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Gloucester +1 69 £425 - 3
Cirencester +4 14 £400 +25.00% 1
Cheltenham -13 10 £425 +8.97% 3
Tetbury - 2 - -
Berkeley - 1 - -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 49 (33.11%) SQL
1 49 (33.11%) Banking
2 44 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (27.70%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (25.68%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (25.00%) Migration
6 32 (21.62%) Teradata
7 31 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (18.24%) Retail Banking
9 21 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
11 18 (12.16%) IBM InfoSphere
12 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
12 17 (11.49%) Project Management
13 16 (10.81%) DataStage
13 16 (10.81%) Data Modelling
14 15 (10.14%) ETL
14 15 (10.14%) Security Cleared
15 14 (9.46%) PRINCE2
15 14 (9.46%) Data Analysis
16 13 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (8.11%) Risk Management
17 12 (8.11%) Validation
18 11 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
19 10 (6.76%) Data Migration
19 10 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 10 (6.76%) Information Assurance
19 10 (6.76%) Change Control
19 10 (6.76%) BusinessObjects
19 10 (6.76%) Oracle

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 6 (4.05%) SAS
2 3 (2.03%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.03%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) Drupal
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.03%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.03%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.03%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.68%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.68%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) LAN
1 3 (2.03%) WAN
2 2 (1.35%) Firewall
2 2 (1.35%) SAN
2 2 (1.35%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.35%) WLAN
3 1 (0.68%) ATM
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
3 1 (0.68%) Network Security
3 1 (0.68%) Skype
3 1 (0.68%) SMS
3 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.68%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (12.16%) IBM InfoSphere
3 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
4 16 (10.81%) DataStage
5 10 (6.76%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (5.41%) Data Mining
8 6 (4.05%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.03%) DB2
10 3 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.03%) QlikView
11 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.35%) Power BI
11 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.68%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.68%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Maven
2 5 (3.38%) ERwin
3 3 (2.03%) JIRA
3 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.35%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.35%) Subversion
4 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.68%) Ant
5 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.68%) JUnit
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.68%) Toad
5 1 (0.68%) VersionOne
General
1 49 (33.11%) Banking
2 27 (18.24%) Retail Banking
3 10 (6.76%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.05%) Marketing
5 6 (4.05%) Retail
6 5 (3.38%) Electronics
7 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.35%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (33.78%) Analyst
2 36 (24.32%) Developer
3 15 (10.14%) Consultant
3 15 (10.14%) Test Analyst
4 13 (8.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 13 (8.78%) DataStage Developer
4 13 (8.78%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.43%) Banking Analyst
5 11 (7.43%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.43%) Data Analyst
6 7 (4.73%) Project Control Officer
6 7 (4.73%) Project Officer
7 5 (3.38%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (3.38%) Core Java Developer
7 5 (3.38%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (3.38%) Java Developer
7 5 (3.38%) Senior Manager
8 4 (2.70%) Architect
8 4 (2.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) XML
2 6 (4.05%) CSS
2 6 (4.05%) HTML
3 5 (3.38%) .NET
3 5 (3.38%) Hibernate
3 5 (3.38%) Java EE
3 5 (3.38%) JPA
3 5 (3.38%) JSON
3 5 (3.38%) Spring
3 5 (3.38%) Spring MVC
4 3 (2.03%) Ajax
4 3 (2.03%) jQuery
5 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.35%) Web Services
5 2 (1.35%) WPF
6 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.68%) CSS3
6 1 (0.68%) HTML5
6 1 (0.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.35%) APACS
3 2 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.35%) EMV
4 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.68%) Reinsurance
4 1 (0.68%) Social Media
4 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.41%) Windows
2 5 (3.38%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.03%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.35%) Linux
4 2 (1.35%) Unix
4 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.70%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (25.00%) Migration
4 31 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (11.49%) Project Management
6 16 (10.81%) Data Modelling
7 15 (10.14%) ETL
8 14 (9.46%) Data Analysis
8 14 (9.46%) PRINCE2
9 13 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (8.11%) Risk Management
10 12 (8.11%) Validation
11 11 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (6.76%) Change Control
12 10 (6.76%) Data Migration
12 10 (6.76%) Information Assurance
13 9 (6.08%) Business Analysis
14 8 (5.41%) MVC
14 8 (5.41%) Requirements Management
14 8 (5.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.11%) SQL
2 9 (6.08%) C
3 7 (4.73%) Java
4 6 (4.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.70%) C#
5 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.70%) VBA
6 2 (1.35%) Python
6 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.68%) C++
7 1 (0.68%) Groovy
7 1 (0.68%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
7 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.76%) Degree
2 10 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (6.08%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.03%) HNC
5 3 (2.03%) HND
5 3 (2.03%) ISEB
5 3 (2.03%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.35%) CISSP
6 2 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.68%) CASP
7 1 (0.68%) CCA
7 1 (0.68%) CISM
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.38%) PMO
3 4 (2.70%) QA
4 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.68%) GDPR
5 1 (0.68%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.68%) SEPA
5 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) HDFS
2 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (21.62%) Teradata
2 10 (6.76%) Oracle
3 9 (6.08%) SAP
4 8 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.38%) IBM
5 5 (3.38%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.35%) Cisco
6 2 (1.35%) Citrix
6 2 (1.35%) Gemalto
6 2 (1.35%) HP
6 2 (1.35%) Nortel
6 2 (1.35%) Siemens
7 1 (0.68%) CA
7 1 (0.68%) Dell
7 1 (0.68%) EMC
7 1 (0.68%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.68%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.68%) Lumension
7 1 (0.68%) McAfee