Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 296 428 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 23.07% 32.04% 24.78%
As % of the General category 60.16% 74.18% 73.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 300 240
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £295 £278 £287
90th Percentile £625 £601 £580
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £376
% change year-on-year +3.66% +8.97% -5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £10.00 -
South West median hourly rate £29.25 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +14.55% +10.00%

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 492 577 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 38.35% 43.19% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 378 326
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +1.69%
10th Percentile £302 £265 £279
90th Percentile £600 £613 £586
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.23% -15.58% +28.33%
10th Percentile £16.50 £11.67 £24.04
90th Percentile £44.63 £47.15 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +7.59% +1.28% +5.41%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 0 216 £468 +3.89% 24
Corsham -9 10 £415 -12.63% 2
Marlborough - 5 £495 -
Salisbury -12 4 £389 +13.68% 5
Chippenham +2 3 £425 - 2
Malmesbury -1 1 £325 -18.75%
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 76 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (17.91%) Banking
3 46 (15.54%) SQL
4 39 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (13.18%) Security Cleared
5 38 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (12.16%) Windows
8 33 (11.15%) Microsoft
9 32 (10.81%) SAP
9 32 (10.81%) Manufacturing
9 32 (10.81%) DevOps
10 31 (10.47%) .NET
11 28 (9.46%) Telecoms
11 28 (9.46%) Scrum
12 27 (9.12%) Migration
12 27 (9.12%) Docker
13 26 (8.78%) Linux
14 25 (8.45%) SC Cleared
15 24 (8.11%) C#
15 24 (8.11%) Programme Management
16 21 (7.09%) Java
16 21 (7.09%) Electronics
16 21 (7.09%) Digital Marketing
16 21 (7.09%) Marketing
16 21 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (7.09%) Microservices
16 21 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (6.76%) Kubernetes
17 20 (6.76%) Data Centre

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 16 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.73%) IIS
3 6 (2.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.35%) Confluence
5 4 (1.35%) SAS
5 4 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.01%) Apache
6 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.01%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.01%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.68%) Site Server
8 1 (0.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.34%) Marvel
Applications
1 11 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.34%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (4.39%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (4.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.36%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (2.03%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.68%) BASE24
5 2 (0.68%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.68%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.38%) Office 365
3 7 (2.36%) Sauce Labs
4 6 (2.03%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.69%) npm
5 5 (1.69%) NuGet
6 2 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.68%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.68%) Serverless
7 1 (0.34%) GitHub
7 1 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.70%) Firewall
2 7 (2.36%) VPN
3 6 (2.03%) SMS
3 6 (2.03%) WAN
4 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.35%) SSH
6 3 (1.01%) HTTP
6 3 (1.01%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.01%) Internet
6 3 (1.01%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.01%) MPLS
6 3 (1.01%) SAN
6 3 (1.01%) Skype
6 3 (1.01%) SMTP
6 3 (1.01%) Telnet
7 2 (0.68%) DNS
7 2 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.68%) LAN
7 2 (0.68%) SSL
7 2 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.72%) MOLAP
2 11 (3.72%) ROLAP
3 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.01%) Big Data
5 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.01%) Power BI
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.68%) Base SAS
6 2 (0.68%) DB2
6 2 (0.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (5.74%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.39%) JIRA
3 9 (3.04%) Bitbucket
4 7 (2.36%) ERwin
4 7 (2.36%) JMeter
4 7 (2.36%) Selenium
4 7 (2.36%) WebStorm
5 5 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.35%) Artifactory
6 4 (1.35%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.35%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.01%) Gatling
7 3 (1.01%) MSI
7 3 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.68%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 53 (17.91%) Banking
2 32 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 28 (9.46%) Telecoms
4 21 (7.09%) Electronics
4 21 (7.09%) Marketing
5 14 (4.73%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.72%) Retail
7 9 (3.04%) Law
8 8 (2.70%) Military
9 7 (2.36%) Automotive
10 6 (2.03%) Back Office
10 6 (2.03%) General Ledger
10 6 (2.03%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.35%) Billing
12 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (18.58%) Architect
2 46 (15.54%) Developer
3 34 (11.49%) Analyst
4 25 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (7.43%) Consultant
6 14 (4.73%) Project Manager
7 13 (4.39%) Technical Architect
8 12 (4.05%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.05%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 10 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.04%) Financial Analyst
11 8 (2.70%) Security Consultant
12 7 (2.36%) .NET Architect
12 7 (2.36%) Agile Coach
12 7 (2.36%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.36%) Designer
12 7 (2.36%) PMO Analyst
13 6 (2.03%) .NET Developer
13 6 (2.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 6 (2.03%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.47%) .NET
2 17 (5.74%) AngularJS
2 17 (5.74%) React
3 14 (4.73%) Middleware
4 12 (4.05%) HTML
5 11 (3.72%) .NET Framework
6 10 (3.38%) Node.js
6 10 (3.38%) REST
7 9 (3.04%) .NET Core
7 9 (3.04%) CSS
8 7 (2.36%) HTML5
9 6 (2.03%) Sass
9 6 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (2.03%) Web Services
10 5 (1.69%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.35%) IBM Integration Bus
11 4 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (1.35%) RAML
11 4 (1.35%) XML
11 4 (1.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.72%) Virtual Team
5 8 (2.70%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.36%) User Experience
7 6 (2.03%) DataPower
7 6 (2.03%) RIA
8 5 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.35%) NHS
9 4 (1.35%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.68%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.68%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.34%) iPad
12 1 (0.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.16%) Windows
2 26 (8.78%) Linux
3 20 (6.76%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.41%) Unix
5 8 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.03%) AIX
7 5 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.01%) CoreOS
9 3 (1.01%) Debian
9 3 (1.01%) zOS
10 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (10.81%) DevOps
5 28 (9.46%) Scrum
6 27 (9.12%) Migration
7 24 (8.11%) Programme Management
8 21 (7.09%) Digital Marketing
8 21 (7.09%) Microservices
8 21 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (5.74%) Project Management
9 17 (5.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 16 (5.41%) Test Automation
11 14 (4.73%) Functional Testing
11 14 (4.73%) Waterfall
12 11 (3.72%) Data Migration
12 11 (3.72%) Data Modelling
12 11 (3.72%) Risk Management
12 11 (3.72%) TDD
12 11 (3.72%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.54%) SQL
2 24 (8.11%) C#
3 21 (7.09%) Java
4 17 (5.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.38%) Python
6 6 (2.03%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.03%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.69%) Groovy
7 5 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.69%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.35%) Ruby
9 3 (1.01%) F#
9 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.01%) Scala
10 2 (0.68%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.68%) COBOL
10 2 (0.68%) ES6
10 2 (0.68%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (13.18%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.38%) CISSP
4 8 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.70%) ISEB
5 7 (2.36%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.03%) Degree
7 5 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.35%) CCNA
8 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (1.01%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.68%) GIAC
10 2 (0.68%) ISACA
10 2 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.34%) CIMA
11 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.73%) PMO
2 6 (2.03%) JSP 440
2 6 (2.03%) QA
3 3 (1.01%) COBIT
3 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.01%) PSD2
3 3 (1.01%) SLA
4 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) GAAP
5 1 (0.34%) GDPR
5 1 (0.34%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (9.12%) Docker
2 9 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.01%) Xen
5 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (6.76%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.36%) SCCM
3 6 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.69%) Terraform
5 4 (1.35%) Grafana
5 4 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.01%) Ansible
6 3 (1.01%) Puppet
6 3 (1.01%) SCOM
7 2 (0.68%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.68%) OSSEC
7 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.68%) WSUS
8 1 (0.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 33 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.81%) SAP
3 17 (5.74%) Oracle
4 12 (4.05%) VMware
5 10 (3.38%) Unisys
6 8 (2.70%) Cisco
7 7 (2.36%) Veracode
8 6 (2.03%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.03%) IBM
8 6 (2.03%) Splunk
9 5 (1.69%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.69%) NetApp
9 5 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.35%) Apigee
10 4 (1.35%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.01%) Citrix
12 2 (0.68%) DataFlux
12 2 (0.68%) Dell
12 2 (0.68%) Progress
12 2 (0.68%) Teradata