Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1 +9
Contract jobs citing Finance 27 66 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.97% 15.07% 11.22%
As % of the General category 31.76% 65.35% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 48 41
Somerset median daily rate £250 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.62% -6.60% -10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £214 £300
90th Percentile £538 £516 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Somerset median hourly rate £48.50 £43.00 £35.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.79% +20.70% -6.86%
10th Percentile £44.10 £31.20 £27.23
90th Percentile £52.90 £48.60 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £29.25 £30.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.88% +11.82% +10.00%

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 Somerset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 85 101 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 18.81% 23.06% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 68 80
Somerset median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.85% -8.24%
10th Percentile £150 £171 £263
90th Percentile £538 £529 £526
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 24
Somerset median hourly rate £34.74 £39.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.05% -6.51% -23.18%
10th Percentile £14.85 £34.38 £30.38
90th Percentile £67.35 £45.10 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +8.11%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -9 16 £400 +14.29% 7
Yeovil +8 3 - - 1
Street - 3 £250 - 1
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 7 (25.93%) Programme Management
5 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (18.52%) ETL
5 5 (18.52%) SAP
5 5 (18.52%) Marketing
6 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.81%) OLAP
6 4 (14.81%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.81%) Electronics
6 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (14.81%) Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Oozie
7 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
7 3 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Optimisation
7 3 (11.11%) Data Science
7 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) ERP
7 3 (11.11%) Star Schema
7 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 3 (11.11%) DHCP
7 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP

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 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (7.41%) Magento
2 2 (7.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.70%) FinancialForce
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DHCP
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (3.70%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.81%) OLAP
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 3 (11.11%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (11.11%) Star Schema
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (18.52%) Marketing
3 4 (14.81%) Electronics
3 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Hadoop Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 2 (7.41%) ERP Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Junior Data Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) Kafka
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) LAMP
2 2 (7.41%) Symfony
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Photography
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Programme Management
2 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (18.52%) ETL
3 4 (14.81%) Analytics
3 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) Data Science
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Optimisation
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Decision-Making
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Ada
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.41%) GDPR
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Oozie
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOrch
2 2 (7.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Sage
4 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Epicor
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) IFS
5 1 (3.70%) Infor
5 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.70%) Xero