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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South West / Somerset
Rank 7 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 39 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 18.75% 10.19% 11.93%
As % of the General category 67.24% 35.06% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 25
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £29.75 £32.13 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.39% -16.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.57% +18.57%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 58 77 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 27.88% 29.06% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 60
Median daily rate £375 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £310 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £436 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 3
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +75.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £26.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £57.00 £41.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Somerset

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Somerset

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Somerset over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +4 23 £350 -12.50% 6
Yeovil +4 4 - -
Clevedon - 2 £325 -
Glastonbury - 2 £479 - 1
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Finance.

1 26 (38.81%) Manufacturing
1 26 (38.81%) Programme Management
2 25 (37.31%) SQL
2 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.36%) SAP
3 19 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (25.37%) Electronics
4 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
4 17 (25.37%) Scrum
4 17 (25.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (25.37%) Marketing
4 17 (25.37%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (23.88%) C#
6 15 (22.39%) .NET
6 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
7 12 (17.91%) HTML
8 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET
8 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
9 10 (14.93%) Web Development
9 10 (14.93%) Windows
10 9 (13.43%) HTML5
11 8 (11.94%) MVC
12 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
13 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
13 6 (8.96%) Retail
13 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (8.96%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
13 6 (8.96%) LINQ
13 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5

Finance
Top Related 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 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.48%) Apache
2 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.49%) SAS
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Project
1 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (25.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.99%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.49%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.49%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
3 1 (1.49%) GitHub
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.49%) DCCP
2 1 (1.49%) DHCP
2 1 (1.49%) DMZ
2 1 (1.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) Extranet
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.99%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.97%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (4.48%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (4.48%) Selenium
5 2 (2.99%) Grunt
5 2 (2.99%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.49%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) TestComplete
General
1 26 (38.81%) Manufacturing
2 17 (25.37%) Electronics
2 17 (25.37%) Marketing
2 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.96%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Military
6 1 (1.49%) Advertising
6 1 (1.49%) Billing
6 1 (1.49%) Front Office
6 1 (1.49%) International Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Developer
3 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.96%) HTML Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) .NET
2 12 (17.91%) HTML
3 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET
4 9 (13.43%) HTML5
5 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 6 (8.96%) LINQ
6 4 (5.97%) CSS
6 4 (5.97%) JSP
7 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.99%) Django
8 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.99%) Node.js
8 2 (2.99%) RESTful
8 2 (2.99%) Sass
8 2 (2.99%) Spring
9 1 (1.49%) WCF
9 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) CMDB
2 2 (2.99%) Derivative
2 2 (2.99%) Equities
2 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.49%) iPhone
3 1 (1.49%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (1.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) AIX
6 1 (1.49%) Android
6 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Programme Management
2 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (25.37%) Digital Marketing
4 17 (25.37%) Scrum
5 10 (14.93%) Web Development
6 8 (11.94%) MVC
7 5 (7.46%) ITIL
7 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.97%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) OO
8 4 (5.97%) Project Management
8 4 (5.97%) Time Management
8 4 (5.97%) UML
9 3 (4.48%) Change Control
9 3 (4.48%) Release Management
9 3 (4.48%) Requirements Management
9 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) SQL
2 16 (23.88%) C#
3 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.46%) Java
4 5 (7.46%) Python
5 4 (5.97%) C++
6 3 (4.48%) Ada
6 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.48%) Ruby
6 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) DBS Check
1 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) APMP
2 1 (1.49%) CCNA
2 1 (1.49%) CCNP
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.49%) PMP
2 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) MiFID
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) Docker
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) Nagios
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) SAP
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) VMware
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco
5 3 (4.48%) Sybase
6 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.49%) F5
7 1 (1.49%) hybris
7 1 (1.49%) IBM
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