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 24 June 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.

Financial
South West / Somerset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14  
Contract jobs citing Finance 27 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.11% 9.43% 4.97%
As % of the General category 72.97% 46.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 13
Median daily rate £314 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.55% +7.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £283 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 £35.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +31.57% -1.29%  

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 37 50 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 17.96% 20.49% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 27
Median daily rate £363 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 11
Median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

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 24 June 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 +9 20 £300 - 7
Yeovil 0 1 - - 1
Taunton -12 1 £303 -22.43% 1
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 22 (32.84%) SQL
2 19 (28.36%) Programme Management
3 18 (26.87%) Manufacturing
3 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
4 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (22.39%) SAP
6 13 (19.40%) Windows
6 13 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (19.40%) Electronics
6 13 (19.40%) Telecoms
6 13 (19.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (19.40%) Marketing
6 13 (19.40%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
8 9 (13.43%) .NET
8 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
8 9 (13.43%) Scrum
9 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.94%) C#
10 7 (10.45%) Retail
10 7 (10.45%) VMware
10 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
11 6 (8.96%) Degree
11 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
11 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
11 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (8.96%) DNS

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 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.99%) Apache
4 2 (2.99%) JBoss
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.49%) SAS
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (19.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.99%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.99%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) GitHub
2 1 (1.49%) IaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) DHCP
1 6 (8.96%) DNS
2 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.46%) VLAN
3 2 (2.99%) DMZ
3 2 (2.99%) Extranet
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.49%) DCCP
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.99%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.97%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (4.48%) Selenium
4 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.49%) Grunt
5 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.49%) Subversion
5 1 (1.49%) TestComplete
General
1 18 (26.87%) Manufacturing
2 13 (19.40%) Electronics
2 13 (19.40%) Marketing
2 13 (19.40%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.45%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Front Office
5 2 (2.99%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.99%) Military
6 1 (1.49%) Billing
6 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Active Directory Support
5 5 (7.46%) Commercial Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.97%) Active Directory Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Citrix Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Citrix Support
6 4 (5.97%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.48%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.46%) HTML
4 4 (5.97%) CSS
4 4 (5.97%) JSP
5 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (4.48%) Spring
6 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.99%) HTML5
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.49%) Django
7 1 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.49%) jQuery
7 1 (1.49%) Node.js
7 1 (1.49%) RESTful
7 1 (1.49%) Sass
7 1 (1.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.99%) CMDB
4 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.49%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) PMI
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) AIX
5 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Programme Management
2 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (19.40%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (13.43%) Scrum
5 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.97%) DevOps
7 4 (5.97%) ITIL
7 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.97%) Project Management
7 4 (5.97%) Release Management
7 4 (5.97%) UML
8 3 (4.48%) Change Management
8 3 (4.48%) OO
8 3 (4.48%) Release Automation
8 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.48%) Time Management
8 3 (4.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) C#
3 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.46%) Java
4 5 (7.46%) VBA
5 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.97%) Python
6 3 (4.48%) C++
6 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.48%) Ruby
7 2 (2.99%) Ada
7 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.49%) APMP
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.49%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.49%) PMP
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) SCCM
1 5 (7.46%) SCOrch
2 4 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.97%) SCSM
3 1 (1.49%) Nagios
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.39%) SAP
3 7 (10.45%) VMware
4 6 (8.96%) Cisco
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle
6 4 (5.97%) Citrix
7 3 (4.48%) NetApp
7 3 (4.48%) Sybase
8 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.49%) F5
9 1 (1.49%) hybris
9 1 (1.49%) IBM
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