Period
to 16 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 16 February 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 > Somerset
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 19 15
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 59 36 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.59% 7.79% 12.17%
As % of the General category 68.60% 38.30% 50.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 52
Somerset median daily rate £494 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.67% -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £170 £184 £275
90th Percentile £550 £515 £599
South West median daily rate £460 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +15.00% +1.91% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Somerset median hourly rate - £44.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.38% +59.34%
South West median hourly rate £32.31 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +17.48% - -

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 Somerset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 86 94 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.82% 20.35% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 58 62
Somerset median daily rate £436 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.33% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £188 £138 £212
90th Percentile £550 £506 £566
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 18
Somerset median hourly rate £42.25 £38.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.03% - -3.79%
10th Percentile £41.13 £13.17 £24.33
90th Percentile £43.38 £44.38 £41.25
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £30.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +26.23% -14.08% -15.07%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Somerset

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Somerset

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Somerset over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Somerset

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Somerset

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 16 February 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
Bath +6 28 £325 -13.33% 13
Street +4 13 £550 +22.22%
Taunton +1 7 £488 +30.00%
Yeovil -1 2 £305 - 5
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Finance.

1 27 (45.76%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (44.07%) Manufacturing
2 26 (44.07%) Programme Management
3 25 (42.37%) Electronics
3 25 (42.37%) Telecoms
3 25 (42.37%) SAP
3 25 (42.37%) Marketing
3 25 (42.37%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (25.42%) Linux
5 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (20.34%) SQL
6 12 (20.34%) DevOps
7 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (16.95%) Windows
9 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.86%) MySQL
11 6 (10.17%) Java
11 6 (10.17%) CRM
11 6 (10.17%) Ansible
11 6 (10.17%) Windows 10
11 6 (10.17%) Office 365
11 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
11 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
12 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (8.47%) MVC
12 5 (8.47%) Scrum
12 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
12 5 (8.47%) .NET
12 5 (8.47%) CSS
12 5 (8.47%) SQL Server

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.39%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.69%) Misys Midas
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.69%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.17%) Office 365
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.39%) PaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Route 53
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
1 2 (3.39%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.39%) Network Security
1 2 (3.39%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) MySQL
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.39%) MariaDB
4 2 (3.39%) OLAP
4 2 (3.39%) Power BI
4 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.39%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.69%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.08%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.39%) PhpStorm
3 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.69%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (44.07%) Manufacturing
2 25 (42.37%) Electronics
2 25 (42.37%) Marketing
2 25 (42.37%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Billing
5 2 (3.39%) Law
5 2 (3.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.69%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (16.95%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Project Support Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Security Compliance Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
1 5 (8.47%) CSS
2 4 (6.78%) HTML
3 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.08%) jQuery
4 2 (3.39%) .NET Core
4 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.39%) JSON
4 2 (3.39%) LDAP
4 2 (3.39%) REST
4 2 (3.39%) RESTful
4 2 (3.39%) Spring
4 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.39%) Vue.js
4 2 (3.39%) YAML
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.69%) Web Services
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (8.47%) NHS
2 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.69%) Fintech
3 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.69%) iPad
3 1 (1.69%) Replication
3 1 (1.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.78%) Unix
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) CentOS
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (44.07%) Programme Management
3 25 (42.37%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (20.34%) DevOps
6 6 (10.17%) CRM
7 5 (8.47%) MVC
7 5 (8.47%) Scrum
7 5 (8.47%) Strategic Thinking
8 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.78%) ETL
8 4 (6.78%) High Availability
8 4 (6.78%) Information Security
8 4 (6.78%) Migration
9 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.08%) ITIL
9 3 (5.08%) Project Management
9 3 (5.08%) SOA
9 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.08%) C#
4 3 (5.08%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (3.39%) Java 8
5 2 (3.39%) PHP
5 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) GDPR
1 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.39%) PMO
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) SEPA
2 1 (1.69%) TARGET2
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Ansible
2 5 (8.47%) Terraform
3 1 (1.69%) Oozie
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) SAP
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco
3 2 (3.39%) Juniper
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.39%) Sony
4 1 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) hybris
4 1 (1.69%) Misys