Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +14
Contract jobs citing Finance 55 45 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.89% 9.83% 14.19%
As % of the General category 49.11% 49.45% 54.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 66
Somerset median daily rate £375 £423 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.24% +15.75% +4.29%
10th Percentile £184 £275 £278
90th Percentile £500 £609 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Somerset median hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% +66.67% +95.00%
10th Percentile £43.00 £31.25 £16.78
90th Percentile £45.00 £33.75 £35.26
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 112 91 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 22.18% 19.87% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 51 107
Somerset median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £146 £225 £263
90th Percentile £501 £575 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 19
Somerset median hourly rate £14.50 £38.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.09% -30.45% +100.00%
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.45% -13.75% +40.35%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +3 34 £375 +15.38% 6
Taunton +5 10 £335 -14.10%
Street -4 3 £450 -14.29%
Yeovil 0 1 - -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 18 (32.73%) Programme Management
2 14 (25.45%) Manufacturing
2 14 (25.45%) Telecoms
3 13 (23.64%) Electronics
3 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (23.64%) SAP
3 13 (23.64%) Marketing
3 13 (23.64%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.73%) Information Security
5 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared
6 6 (10.91%) IISP
6 6 (10.91%) CLAS
6 6 (10.91%) JSP 440
6 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (10.91%) CISM
6 6 (10.91%) Retail
6 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
6 6 (10.91%) Information Management
6 6 (10.91%) CISSP
6 6 (10.91%) VBA
6 6 (10.91%) Windows
6 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (10.91%) HND
7 5 (9.09%) SQL
7 5 (9.09%) General Ledger
7 5 (9.09%) Change Management

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 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.82%) GIMP
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.82%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
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%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Blockchain
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) QlikView
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) JMeter
2 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (25.45%) Manufacturing
1 14 (25.45%) Telecoms
2 13 (23.64%) Electronics
2 13 (23.64%) Marketing
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 5 (9.09%) General Ledger
5 4 (7.27%) Front Office
6 2 (3.64%) Banking
6 2 (3.64%) Law
6 2 (3.64%) Legal
7 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.82%) Automotive
7 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) Consultant
2 6 (10.91%) Security Consultant
3 5 (9.09%) Commercial Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Tester
6 2 (3.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.64%) Designer
6 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.64%) Java Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) PMO Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) CSS
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) Ajax
2 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) CSS3
2 1 (1.82%) HTML5
2 1 (1.82%) jQuery
2 1 (1.82%) JSP
2 1 (1.82%) LESS
2 1 (1.82%) Node.js
2 1 (1.82%) React
2 1 (1.82%) Sass
2 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.82%) Life Science
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Programme Management
2 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (23.64%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.73%) Information Security
5 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.91%) Information Management
6 5 (9.09%) Change Control
6 5 (9.09%) Change Management
6 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.45%) Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) Data Governance
9 2 (3.64%) Demand Management
9 2 (3.64%) PRINCE
9 2 (3.64%) Project Governance
9 2 (3.64%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.64%) Wealth Management
9 2 (3.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) VBA
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) Ada
4 2 (3.64%) C++
4 2 (3.64%) Java
4 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) CISM
2 6 (10.91%) CISSP
2 6 (10.91%) CLAS
2 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) HND
2 6 (10.91%) IISP
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
3 5 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (10.91%) JSP 440
2 4 (7.27%) PMO
3 2 (3.64%) QA
4 1 (1.82%) GDPR
4 1 (1.82%) MiFID
4 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.82%) SCSM
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) SAP
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) HP
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) NetApp