The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Somerset / Taunton
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing Finance 0 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton - - 13.28%
As % of the General category - - 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% +20.83%  

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 Taunton with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1 2 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 2.56% 5.88% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 33
Median daily rate £105 £375 £673
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -72.00% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Taunton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Taunton

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance in Taunton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Taunton

Finance
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Finance.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA