Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 62 55 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.73% 10.68% 9.80%
As % of the General category 60.78% 48.67% 48.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 43 42
Somerset median daily rate £510 £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -11.24% +15.75%
10th Percentile £170 £184 £275
90th Percentile £568 £500 £609
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +9.38% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Somerset median hourly rate - £44.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.38% +66.67%
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +45.45% - -

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 102 113 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.94% 21.94% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 83 52
Somerset median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £170 £139 £225
90th Percentile £538 £501 £609
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
Somerset median hourly rate - £14.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.09% -30.45%
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +18.57% +1.45% -13.75%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -1 36 £420 +12.00% 12
Street +4 10 £550 +22.22%
Taunton +1 7 £488 +45.52%
Yeovil +3 4 £305 - 4
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 27 (43.55%) Manufacturing
2 26 (41.94%) Programme Management
2 26 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (38.71%) SQL
4 23 (37.10%) SAP
4 23 (37.10%) Electronics
4 23 (37.10%) Telecoms
4 23 (37.10%) Marketing
4 23 (37.10%) Digital Marketing
5 18 (29.03%) Data Modelling
6 17 (27.42%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (24.19%) OLAP
8 14 (22.58%) Star Schema
9 13 (20.97%) Hadoop
10 12 (19.35%) Apache Hive
10 12 (19.35%) Machine Learning
10 12 (19.35%) Big Data
10 12 (19.35%) Kafka
10 12 (19.35%) Data Quality
10 12 (19.35%) Analytics
10 12 (19.35%) Oozie
10 12 (19.35%) Apache Spark
10 12 (19.35%) OLAP Cube
10 12 (19.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 12 (19.35%) SQL Optimisation
10 12 (19.35%) Data Science
11 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
11 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (12.90%) Linux
13 7 (11.29%) Windows

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 12 (19.35%) Apache Spark
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.61%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.61%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Office 365
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.84%) PaaS
4 2 (3.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.61%) Route 53
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
1 2 (3.23%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.23%) Network Security
1 2 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (24.19%) OLAP
3 14 (22.58%) Star Schema
4 13 (20.97%) Hadoop
5 12 (19.35%) Apache Hive
5 12 (19.35%) Big Data
5 12 (19.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 12 (19.35%) OLAP Cube
6 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
7 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (6.45%) MySQL
8 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
8 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.23%) Power BI
10 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) PhpStorm
4 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (43.55%) Manufacturing
2 23 (37.10%) Electronics
2 23 (37.10%) Marketing
2 23 (37.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Billing
6 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Big Data Engineer
1 12 (19.35%) Data Engineer
1 12 (19.35%) Hadoop Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) DBA
4 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (4.84%) SQL DBA
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) Kafka
2 3 (4.84%) CSS
3 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 2 (3.23%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (1.61%) Django
4 1 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.61%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) JSON
4 1 (1.61%) JSP
4 1 (1.61%) PostGIS
4 1 (1.61%) RESTful
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.61%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Data Structures
1 4 (6.45%) NHS
2 1 (1.61%) Fintech
2 1 (1.61%) iPad
2 1 (1.61%) Replication
2 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.84%) Unix
5 2 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
1 26 (41.94%) Programme Management
2 23 (37.10%) Digital Marketing
3 18 (29.03%) Data Modelling
4 12 (19.35%) Analytics
4 12 (19.35%) Data Science
4 12 (19.35%) Machine Learning
4 12 (19.35%) SQL Optimisation
5 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.29%) ETL
7 6 (9.68%) Strategic Thinking
8 5 (8.06%) DevOps
8 5 (8.06%) Project Management
8 5 (8.06%) Scrum
9 4 (6.45%) CRM
9 4 (6.45%) ITIL
9 4 (6.45%) SDLC
10 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.84%) Migration
10 3 (4.84%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) Ada
5 1 (1.61%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.45%) QA
3 2 (3.23%) GDPR
3 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.23%) PMO
4 1 (1.61%) SEPA
4 1 (1.61%) TARGET2
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Oozie
2 5 (8.06%) Ansible
3 4 (6.45%) Terraform
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) SAP
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) hybris
5 1 (1.61%) Juniper
5 1 (1.61%) Misys
5 1 (1.61%) Sybase