Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 116 129 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.91% 22.67% 19.23%
As % of the General category 60.73% 64.50% 61.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 107
Gloucestershire median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £300
90th Percentile £579 £548 £524
South West median daily rate £475 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +17.28% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £26.25 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £29.63 £30.25 £32.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.81% +3.64% -

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 191 200 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 24.55% 35.15% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 101 154
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £221
90th Percentile £579 £538 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +10.77% +1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 31
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £28.50 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -20.28% -15.88%
10th Percentile £26.25 £16.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.50 £49.75
South West median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +44.74% -27.85% -5.95%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 45 £463 +5.71% 11
Cheltenham +1 19 £300 - 2
Cirencester +1 4 £400 -26.61%
Stroud +3 3 £388 -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 51 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.21%) Security Cleared
3 40 (34.48%) DV Cleared
4 36 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (22.41%) PRINCE2
6 25 (21.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (20.69%) SQL
8 22 (18.97%) Microsoft Excel
9 21 (18.10%) C
10 18 (15.52%) Risk Management
10 18 (15.52%) Change Control
10 18 (15.52%) Information Assurance
11 17 (14.66%) Document Management
11 17 (14.66%) Requirements Management
11 17 (14.66%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (12.93%) Project Management
12 15 (12.93%) Banking
13 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (11.21%) ETL
14 13 (11.21%) Spreadsheet
15 12 (10.34%) Resource Management
15 12 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (10.34%) Windows
16 11 (9.48%) SAP
16 11 (9.48%) Manufacturing
16 11 (9.48%) Marketing
17 10 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
17 10 (8.62%) Waterfall
17 10 (8.62%) Migration
17 10 (8.62%) Electronics

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 3 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.86%) JBoss
3 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (18.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (11.21%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Primavera
2 1 (0.86%) Actimize
2 1 (0.86%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.86%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.59%) Boomi
3 3 (2.59%) GitHub
4 2 (1.72%) Office 365
4 2 (1.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.86%) npm
5 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) Network Security
2 1 (0.86%) ATM
2 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (5.17%) DataStage
3 5 (4.31%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.59%) DB2
5 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.59%) Power BI
5 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.72%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.86%) MySQL
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.86%) QualityStage
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) JIRA
2 3 (2.59%) ERwin
3 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (0.86%) Babel
4 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.86%) Maven
4 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.86%) webpack
General
1 15 (12.93%) Banking
2 11 (9.48%) Manufacturing
2 11 (9.48%) Marketing
3 10 (8.62%) Electronics
3 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.76%) Retail
5 6 (5.17%) Retail Banking
6 5 (4.31%) Retail Finance
7 3 (2.59%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.72%) Billing
8 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.72%) Legal
8 2 (1.72%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (23.28%) Analyst
2 18 (15.52%) Project Officer
3 14 (12.07%) Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.62%) Test Analyst
6 9 (7.76%) Architect
6 9 (7.76%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.90%) Design Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Migration Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) DBA
9 4 (3.45%) Integration Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Integration Project Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Project Control Officer
9 4 (3.45%) SQL DBA
10 3 (2.59%) CRM Manager
10 3 (2.59%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.31%) .NET
2 2 (1.72%) REST
2 2 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.86%) CSS
3 1 (0.86%) Django
3 1 (0.86%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) SOAP
3 1 (0.86%) Vue.js
3 1 (0.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.31%) AS400
2 5 (4.31%) iSeries
3 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.59%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.72%) EPoS
6 1 (0.86%) CESG
6 1 (0.86%) CMDB
6 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.86%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.86%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.34%) Windows
2 6 (5.17%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.31%) Linux
3 5 (4.31%) Unix
4 4 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.86%) CentOS
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (22.41%) PRINCE2
4 25 (21.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (15.52%) Change Control
5 18 (15.52%) Information Assurance
5 18 (15.52%) Risk Management
6 17 (14.66%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (14.66%) Document Management
6 17 (14.66%) Requirements Management
7 15 (12.93%) Project Management
8 13 (11.21%) ETL
9 12 (10.34%) Resource Management
10 10 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (8.62%) Migration
10 10 (8.62%) Programme Management
10 10 (8.62%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.76%) Cryptography
11 9 (7.76%) ITIL
11 9 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.69%) SQL
2 21 (18.10%) C
3 6 (5.17%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.59%) Java
5 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.86%) C#
7 1 (0.86%) Java 8
7 1 (0.86%) Python
7 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 40 (34.48%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.45%) APMP
5 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.72%) Degree
8 1 (0.86%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 4 (3.45%) CRD IV
2 4 (3.45%) IFRS
2 4 (3.45%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.72%) SEPA
4 1 (0.86%) PMO
4 1 (0.86%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 5 (4.31%) SCCM
1 5 (4.31%) SCOM
1 5 (4.31%) SCOrch
1 5 (4.31%) SCVMM
2 3 (2.59%) Grafana
2 3 (2.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (9.48%) SAP
2 9 (7.76%) VMware
3 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle
4 7 (6.03%) Teradata
5 5 (4.31%) Citrix
5 5 (4.31%) IBM
5 5 (4.31%) Tableau
6 3 (2.59%) Dell
6 3 (2.59%) Informatica
6 3 (2.59%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.59%) Netezza
6 3 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.59%) Talend
7 1 (0.86%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.86%) HP
7 1 (0.86%) MicroStrategy