Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 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 > Somerset
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing Finance 55 54 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.09% 11.74% 9.46%
As % of the General category 52.38% 54.55% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 36
Somerset median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £200 £201 £268
90th Percentile £548 £533 £538
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year +3.03% +9.27% -5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Somerset median hourly rate £54.00 £31.50 £35.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -11.58% +24.45%
South West median hourly rate £33.23 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.85% - -

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 105 99 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.17% 21.52% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 75 54
Somerset median daily rate £435 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £204 £143 £240
90th Percentile £538 £528 £609
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Somerset median hourly rate £38.99 £21.84 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.55% -43.28% -30.00%
10th Percentile £23.77 £11.56 £31.25
90th Percentile £53.55 £36.68 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +6.49% +1.32% +2.70%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 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
Bath -2 37 £475 +26.67% 16
Street 0 6 £520 +15.56%
Yeovil +2 4 £305 - 3
Taunton -3 3 £465 +40.91% 1
Finance
South West

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

1 28 (50.91%) SQL
2 20 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 19 (34.55%) Data Modelling
4 18 (32.73%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (32.73%) Programme Management
5 17 (30.91%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (29.09%) OLAP
7 15 (27.27%) SAP
7 15 (27.27%) Star Schema
7 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 15 (27.27%) Electronics
7 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 15 (27.27%) Marketing
7 15 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (25.45%) Hadoop
8 14 (25.45%) Analytics
9 13 (23.64%) Oozie
9 13 (23.64%) OLAP Cube
9 13 (23.64%) Apache Spark
9 13 (23.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 13 (23.64%) SQL Optimisation
9 13 (23.64%) Data Science
9 13 (23.64%) Apache Hive
9 13 (23.64%) Data Quality
9 13 (23.64%) Machine Learning
9 13 (23.64%) Big Data
9 13 (23.64%) Kafka
10 9 (16.36%) ETL
10 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development

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 13 (23.64%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.64%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.82%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) PaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.64%) IaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.82%) Route 53
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) DHCP
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.64%) VLAN
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.82%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (29.09%) OLAP
3 15 (27.27%) Star Schema
4 14 (25.45%) Hadoop
5 13 (23.64%) Apache Hive
5 13 (23.64%) Big Data
5 13 (23.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 13 (23.64%) OLAP Cube
6 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
7 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (7.27%) MySQL
8 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
8 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.64%) Power BI
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 15 (27.27%) Electronics
2 15 (27.27%) Marketing
2 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
3 1 (1.82%) Military
3 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Big Data Engineer
1 13 (23.64%) Data Engineer
1 13 (23.64%) Hadoop Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (7.27%) DBA
5 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.45%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.45%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) ERP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) Kafka
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) CSS
2 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.64%) LAMP
4 2 (3.64%) Symfony
5 1 (1.82%) Django
5 1 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.82%) JSP
5 1 (1.82%) LDAP
5 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) NHS
2 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Data Modelling
2 18 (32.73%) Programme Management
3 17 (30.91%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (25.45%) Analytics
6 13 (23.64%) Data Science
6 13 (23.64%) Machine Learning
6 13 (23.64%) SQL Optimisation
7 9 (16.36%) ETL
8 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.91%) Project Management
10 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (9.09%) SDLC
11 4 (7.27%) Scrum
11 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (5.45%) CRM
12 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
12 3 (5.45%) Data Management
12 3 (5.45%) DevOps
12 3 (5.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.27%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) Ada
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.27%) QA
3 2 (3.64%) GDPR
3 2 (3.64%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Oozie
2 3 (5.45%) Ansible
3 2 (3.64%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.64%) SCSM
3 2 (3.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 15 (27.27%) SAP
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
3 2 (3.64%) NetApp
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.82%) Sage
4 1 (1.82%) Sybase