Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 150 146 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.31% 22.32% 20.76%
As % of the General category 69.77% 55.09% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 139
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% -3.61%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £256
90th Percentile £538 £488 £565
South West median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 20
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £25.88
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £28.75
South West median hourly rate £36.30 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +32.00% - -

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 215 265 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 27.67% 40.52% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 122 190
Gloucestershire median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £269 £225 £218
90th Percentile £538 £488 £564
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 45
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +12.73% -35.29%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.15 £24.00
90th Percentile £49.63 £54.00 £45.70
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.86% - -15.13%

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 14 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 December 2018. 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 -2 79 £450 +2.86% 19
Cheltenham -1 12 £300 -26.83% 18
Cirencester -3 9 £500 +17.65% 2
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 59 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (28.67%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (25.33%) SQL
4 36 (24.00%) Banking
5 31 (20.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
8 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 24 (16.00%) Migration
9 24 (16.00%) Teradata
10 22 (14.67%) PRINCE2
10 22 (14.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (14.67%) IBM InfoSphere
11 21 (14.00%) Project Management
11 21 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (12.67%) DataStage
12 19 (12.67%) ETL
12 19 (12.67%) C
12 19 (12.67%) DV Cleared
13 18 (12.00%) Dimensional Modelling
13 18 (12.00%) Oracle
14 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Excel
15 16 (10.67%) Waterfall
16 15 (10.00%) Risk Management
17 14 (9.33%) Data Modelling
17 14 (9.33%) Data Analysis
17 14 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (8.67%) Resource Management
18 13 (8.67%) Linux
19 12 (8.00%) Business Analysis

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 5 (3.33%) SAS
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.33%) Actimize
3 1 (0.67%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.33%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) IaaS
3 1 (0.67%) npm
3 1 (0.67%) NuGet
3 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.67%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.33%) Network Security
2 1 (0.67%) ATM
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (28.67%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
3 22 (14.67%) IBM InfoSphere
4 19 (12.67%) DataStage
5 10 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.67%) Power BI
5 10 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.00%) DB2
7 7 (4.67%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (3.33%) QualityStage
9 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.67%) Big Data
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.00%) ERwin
2 6 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.33%) JIRA
4 2 (1.33%) Selenium
5 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.67%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.67%) JMeter
5 1 (0.67%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (24.00%) Banking
2 11 (7.33%) Retail Banking
3 8 (5.33%) Investment Banking
3 8 (5.33%) Retail
4 5 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.33%) Marketing
5 3 (2.00%) Legal
6 2 (1.33%) Billing
6 2 (1.33%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (32.67%) Analyst
2 24 (16.00%) Developer
3 18 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 15 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 12 (8.00%) Project Officer
6 11 (7.33%) Data Analyst
6 11 (7.33%) Security Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) DataStage Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Design Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) ETL Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Project Control Officer
8 9 (6.00%) Business Systems Analyst
8 9 (6.00%) Migration Analyst
9 8 (5.33%) Architect
10 7 (4.67%) Data Modeller
10 7 (4.67%) Financial Analyst
10 7 (4.67%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.67%) .NET
2 5 (3.33%) CSS
2 5 (3.33%) HTML
2 5 (3.33%) HTML5
2 5 (3.33%) jQuery
3 4 (2.67%) WCF
4 3 (2.00%) REST
4 3 (2.00%) Web Services
5 2 (1.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.33%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (1.33%) JSON
5 2 (1.33%) LINQ
5 2 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.33%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.00%) AS400
3 6 (4.00%) iSeries
4 2 (1.33%) EPoS
5 1 (0.67%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.67%) CMDB
5 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.67%) Fintech
5 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.67%) Linux
2 11 (7.33%) Windows
3 10 (6.67%) Unix
4 7 (4.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (16.00%) Migration
5 22 (14.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 22 (14.67%) PRINCE2
6 21 (14.00%) Project Management
7 19 (12.67%) ETL
8 18 (12.00%) Dimensional Modelling
9 16 (10.67%) Waterfall
10 15 (10.00%) Risk Management
11 14 (9.33%) Data Analysis
11 14 (9.33%) Data Modelling
11 14 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (8.67%) Resource Management
13 12 (8.00%) Business Analysis
13 12 (8.00%) Information Assurance
13 12 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
13 12 (8.00%) Requirements Management
14 11 (7.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.33%) SQL
2 19 (12.67%) C
3 8 (5.33%) PL/SQL
3 8 (5.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.00%) C#
5 5 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.33%) VBA
7 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.67%) C++
7 1 (0.67%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.67%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.67%) DV Cleared
3 11 (7.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (5.33%) ISEB
5 6 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.33%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.33%) Degree
7 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.67%) APMP
8 1 (0.67%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.33%) PMO
3 2 (1.33%) CRD IV
3 2 (1.33%) IFRS
3 2 (1.33%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.67%) QA
4 1 (0.67%) SEPA
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Grafana
1 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (16.00%) Teradata
2 18 (12.00%) Oracle
3 10 (6.67%) IBM
4 9 (6.00%) Netezza
5 8 (5.33%) Tableau
6 6 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.67%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.33%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.33%) Twitter
9 1 (0.67%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.67%) Citrix
9 1 (0.67%) RedGate
9 1 (0.67%) SAP
9 1 (0.67%) Splunk
9 1 (0.67%) Veracode