Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 15 October 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 356 380 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 22.68% 30.77% 24.54%
As % of the General category 63.35% 70.50% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 288 228
Wiltshire median daily rate £495 £439 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% +4.46% -0.30%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £277
90th Percentile £650 £601 £575
South West median daily rate £433 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +4.85% +6.45% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £5.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.82% +450.00% -77.01%
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 562 539 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 35.80% 43.64% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 385 327
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +2.87%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £275
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.82% -49.54% +67.69%
10th Percentile £16.50 £11.67 £8.36
90th Percentile £44.25 £39.35 £77.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -7.89%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Wiltshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Wiltshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Wiltshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Wiltshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Swindon -1 227 £475 +5.56% 33
Salisbury -5 19 £525 +49.47% 5
Corsham -14 17 £550 +19.57% 2
Marlborough 0 3 £495 +17.86%
Malmesbury -7 2 £218 -42.95%
Chippenham +4 1 £425 - 3
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 108 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (21.63%) Security Cleared
3 69 (19.38%) Banking
4 68 (19.10%) SAP
5 67 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (17.42%) Manufacturing
7 59 (16.57%) SC Cleared
8 57 (16.01%) Telecoms
9 56 (15.73%) Programme Management
10 55 (15.45%) Marketing
11 53 (14.89%) Digital Marketing
11 53 (14.89%) Electronics
12 47 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 44 (12.36%) DevOps
14 42 (11.80%) SQL
15 40 (11.24%) Windows
15 40 (11.24%) Linux
15 40 (11.24%) Microsoft
16 38 (10.67%) Docker
17 37 (10.39%) .NET
18 36 (10.11%) Java
19 35 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
19 35 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (8.71%) Kubernetes
20 31 (8.71%) C#
20 31 (8.71%) Scrum
21 29 (8.15%) Microservices
22 27 (7.58%) Test Automation
23 26 (7.30%) SQL Server
24 25 (7.02%) Migration

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.09%) Confluence
3 7 (1.97%) IIS
3 7 (1.97%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.12%) Apache
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.84%) SAS
7 2 (0.56%) CMS
7 2 (0.56%) Site Server
7 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.28%) FileNet
8 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.09%) Sauce Labs
3 9 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.25%) OpenShift
5 6 (1.69%) Office 365
6 5 (1.40%) npm
6 5 (1.40%) NuGet
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.56%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.56%) GitHub
8 1 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.28%) PaaS
8 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.81%) Firewall
2 6 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.40%) VPN
3 5 (1.40%) WAN
4 4 (1.12%) HTTP
4 4 (1.12%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.12%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.12%) MPLS
4 4 (1.12%) Network Security
4 4 (1.12%) SMS
4 4 (1.12%) SMTP
4 4 (1.12%) SSH
4 4 (1.12%) Telnet
5 2 (0.56%) Skype
6 1 (0.28%) DHCP
6 1 (0.28%) DNS
6 1 (0.28%) Internet
6 1 (0.28%) Intranet
6 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.09%) MOLAP
2 11 (3.09%) ROLAP
3 4 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.56%) Big Data
5 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.56%) DB2
5 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.56%) Power BI
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (5.90%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.34%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.34%) JIRA
3 15 (4.21%) Selenium
4 11 (3.09%) Bitbucket
5 10 (2.81%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.81%) JMeter
5 10 (2.81%) WebDriver
6 9 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (2.25%) WebStorm
8 7 (1.97%) ERwin
9 6 (1.69%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.40%) Gatling
10 5 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.40%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.12%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio Code
12 3 (0.84%) MSI
13 2 (0.56%) Babel
13 2 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 69 (19.38%) Banking
2 62 (17.42%) Manufacturing
3 57 (16.01%) Telecoms
4 55 (15.45%) Marketing
5 53 (14.89%) Electronics
6 20 (5.62%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.81%) Military
8 9 (2.53%) Law
9 7 (1.97%) Automotive
9 7 (1.97%) Retail
10 5 (1.40%) Back Office
11 4 (1.12%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.56%) Billing
14 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (24.72%) Architect
2 50 (14.04%) Developer
3 36 (10.11%) Solutions Architect
4 27 (7.58%) Analyst
5 26 (7.30%) Consultant
6 21 (5.90%) Technical Architect
7 17 (4.78%) Applications Architect
7 17 (4.78%) Project Manager
7 17 (4.78%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 10 (2.81%) Designer
8 10 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (2.53%) Performance Architect
10 8 (2.25%) .NET Developer
10 8 (2.25%) Business Analyst
10 8 (2.25%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (2.25%) Network Engineer
11 7 (1.97%) Agile Coach
11 7 (1.97%) Coordinator
11 7 (1.97%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.39%) .NET
2 23 (6.46%) React
3 21 (5.90%) AngularJS
4 19 (5.34%) Middleware
5 18 (5.06%) .NET Framework
5 18 (5.06%) REST
6 15 (4.21%) HTML
6 15 (4.21%) Web Services
7 13 (3.65%) HTML5
8 12 (3.37%) CSS
9 11 (3.09%) SOAP
10 10 (2.81%) JSON
10 10 (2.81%) Node.js
10 10 (2.81%) XML
11 9 (2.53%) .NET Core
11 9 (2.53%) JSP
12 8 (2.25%) Sass
13 6 (1.69%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.69%) Swagger
13 6 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.78%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.37%) Mainframe
4 11 (3.09%) Virtual Team
5 10 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.25%) DataPower
6 8 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.69%) User Experience
8 5 (1.40%) Fintech
8 5 (1.40%) NHS
9 4 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.84%) CMDB
10 3 (0.84%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.84%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.56%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.28%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.24%) Linux
1 40 (11.24%) Windows
2 21 (5.90%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.37%) Unix
3 12 (3.37%) Windows 10
4 8 (2.25%) AIX
5 6 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.40%) CoreOS
6 5 (1.40%) Debian
7 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.12%) zOS
8 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (15.73%) Programme Management
4 53 (14.89%) Digital Marketing
5 47 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (12.36%) DevOps
7 31 (8.71%) Scrum
8 29 (8.15%) Microservices
9 27 (7.58%) Test Automation
10 25 (7.02%) Migration
10 25 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (5.90%) TOGAF
12 19 (5.34%) Waterfall
13 18 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 17 (4.78%) Functional Testing
14 17 (4.78%) Project Management
14 17 (4.78%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (4.49%) ITIL
15 16 (4.49%) Mentoring
16 15 (4.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.80%) SQL
2 36 (10.11%) Java
3 31 (8.71%) C#
4 23 (6.46%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.34%) Python
6 14 (3.93%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.81%) C
8 9 (2.53%) C++
9 8 (2.25%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.12%) Groovy
10 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.84%) Ruby
11 3 (0.84%) Scala
12 2 (0.56%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.56%) COBOL
12 2 (0.56%) F#
12 2 (0.56%) R
12 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (21.63%) Security Cleared
2 59 (16.57%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 11 (3.09%) ISEB
5 10 (2.81%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.53%) CISSP
7 6 (1.69%) Degree
8 4 (1.12%) CCNA
8 4 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.56%) APMP
10 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.56%) PMP
11 1 (0.28%) CIMA
11 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.49%) QA
2 14 (3.93%) JSP 440
3 10 (2.81%) PMO
4 9 (2.53%) HMG Infosec
4 9 (2.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (1.40%) RMADS
6 3 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.84%) SLA
7 2 (0.56%) COBIT
7 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.56%) GDPR
8 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.28%) PSD2
System Software
1 38 (10.67%) Docker
2 6 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (8.71%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.25%) Terraform
3 7 (1.97%) Ansible
4 5 (1.40%) Grafana
4 5 (1.40%) Puppet
4 5 (1.40%) SCCM
5 3 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.56%) WSUS
7 1 (0.28%) Consul
7 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.28%) Kibana
7 1 (0.28%) logstash
7 1 (0.28%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.28%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (19.10%) SAP
2 40 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.93%) Oracle
4 12 (3.37%) IBM
5 11 (3.09%) VMware
6 10 (2.81%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.81%) Unisys
6 10 (2.81%) Veracode
7 9 (2.53%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.25%) Splunk
9 7 (1.97%) Apigee
9 7 (1.97%) AppDynamics
9 7 (1.97%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.97%) Cisco
10 3 (0.84%) NetApp
10 3 (0.84%) Teradata
11 2 (0.56%) Dell
11 2 (0.56%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (0.56%) Pega
11 2 (0.56%) Progress