Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 260 364 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 25.05% 27.53% 24.34%
As % of the General category 57.78% 70.00% 69.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 278 244
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £307 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £575 £532
South West median daily rate £400 £391 £388
% change year-on-year +2.24% +0.97% -6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £5.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +450.00% -74.36% -14.06%
10th Percentile £26.25 £5.00 £17.35
90th Percentile £28.75 £5.00 £21.25
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 450 520 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 43.35% 39.33% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 391 340
Wiltshire median daily rate £439 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.36% +3.13% -9.71%
10th Percentile £300 £241 £261
90th Percentile £633 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +7.14% +22.81%
10th Percentile £25.20 £18.75 £16.85
90th Percentile £38.55 £65.00 £61.75
South West median hourly rate £30.25 £35.88 £41.80
% change year-on-year -15.68% -14.17% +23.85%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 0 192 £450 +5.88% 15
Corsham -6 11 £367 -3.42%
Chippenham +9 3 £225 +5.88% 2
Malmesbury +2 3 £110 -
Salisbury -10 2 - -
Marlborough - 2 £420 - 2
Trowbridge - 1 - - 1
Warminster - 1 £460 -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 80 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (13.46%) Security Cleared
4 33 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (12.31%) SAP
6 30 (11.54%) Programme Management
7 29 (11.15%) Banking
7 29 (11.15%) SQL
7 29 (11.15%) Microsoft
7 29 (11.15%) Project Management
8 28 (10.77%) SC Cleared
9 25 (9.62%) Marketing
10 24 (9.23%) SQL Server
11 23 (8.85%) DevOps
11 23 (8.85%) User Experience
12 21 (8.08%) Telecoms
13 20 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (7.69%) PMO
14 19 (7.31%) Collaborative Working
14 19 (7.31%) JIRA
14 19 (7.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 19 (7.31%) Migration
14 19 (7.31%) SharePoint
15 18 (6.92%) Data Modelling
15 18 (6.92%) .NET
15 18 (6.92%) Manufacturing
16 17 (6.54%) Electronics
16 17 (6.54%) C#
16 17 (6.54%) Docker
16 17 (6.54%) Digital Marketing

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 19 (7.31%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.23%) Confluence
3 7 (2.69%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (2.31%) CMS
4 6 (2.31%) SAS
5 3 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.15%) CloudStack
5 3 (1.15%) IIS
5 3 (1.15%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.77%) Apache
6 2 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.38%) Marvel
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.62%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.38%) InVision
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.38%) FastStats
3 1 (0.38%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.23%) Office 365
4 4 (1.54%) SaaS
5 3 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.15%) FinancialForce
5 3 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.15%) IaaS
5 3 (1.15%) PaaS
6 2 (0.77%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.38%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.92%) Firewall
2 4 (1.54%) WAN
3 3 (1.15%) MPLS
3 3 (1.15%) SSH
4 2 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.77%) HTTP
4 2 (0.77%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.77%) Internet
4 2 (0.77%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.77%) LAN
4 2 (0.77%) SMTP
4 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.77%) Telnet
4 2 (0.77%) VPN
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.69%) DB2
4 6 (2.31%) Power BI
4 6 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (1.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.54%) Big Data
7 3 (1.15%) Base SAS
7 3 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.15%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.15%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.15%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (7.31%) JIRA
2 11 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.85%) Selenium
4 7 (2.69%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.54%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.15%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.15%) Subversion
7 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.77%) Maven
9 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.38%) Gatling
9 1 (0.38%) Gradle
9 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.38%) JMeter
9 1 (0.38%) Mocha
9 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.38%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 29 (11.15%) Banking
2 25 (9.62%) Marketing
3 21 (8.08%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.92%) Manufacturing
5 17 (6.54%) Electronics
6 12 (4.62%) Retail
7 10 (3.85%) Military
8 9 (3.46%) Legal
9 5 (1.92%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.54%) Automotive
11 3 (1.15%) Billing
11 3 (1.15%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.38%) Back Office
12 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (16.15%) Architect
2 34 (13.08%) Analyst
3 33 (12.69%) Developer
4 25 (9.62%) Project Manager
4 25 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (5.77%) Designer
6 14 (5.38%) Consultant
7 13 (5.00%) Business Analyst
8 10 (3.85%) .NET Architect
9 9 (3.46%) Senior Manager
10 8 (3.08%) Administrator
10 8 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.08%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (3.08%) Senior Project Manager
10 8 (3.08%) UX Designer
11 7 (2.69%) React Developer
12 6 (2.31%) Content Designer
12 6 (2.31%) IT Manager
12 6 (2.31%) SAS Developer
13 5 (1.92%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.92%) .NET
2 13 (5.00%) CSS
2 13 (5.00%) HTML
2 13 (5.00%) XML
3 12 (4.62%) ASP.NET
4 11 (4.23%) JSON
5 10 (3.85%) REST
6 8 (3.08%) .NET Framework
6 8 (3.08%) React
7 6 (2.31%) .NET Core
7 6 (2.31%) HTML5
8 5 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (1.92%) jQuery
8 5 (1.92%) WCF
9 3 (1.15%) Backbone.js
9 3 (1.15%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.15%) Jest
9 3 (1.15%) SOAP
9 3 (1.15%) Spring
9 3 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.85%) User Experience
2 15 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.23%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.69%) iPad
5 6 (2.31%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.31%) RIA
6 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.54%) PKI
7 4 (1.54%) PMI
8 3 (1.15%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) Fintech
9 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) AS400
10 1 (0.38%) CESG
10 1 (0.38%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.85%) Unix
2 7 (2.69%) Linux
2 7 (2.69%) Windows
3 4 (1.54%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.77%) AIX
5 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Solaris
6 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (11.54%) Programme Management
5 29 (11.15%) Project Management
6 23 (8.85%) DevOps
7 19 (7.31%) Collaborative Working
7 19 (7.31%) Migration
7 19 (7.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 18 (6.92%) Data Modelling
9 17 (6.54%) Digital Marketing
10 16 (6.15%) Integration Testing
11 14 (5.38%) ETL
11 14 (5.38%) PRINCE2
12 12 (4.62%) Information Management
12 12 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (4.23%) Analytics
13 11 (4.23%) Change Control
13 11 (4.23%) Data Migration
14 10 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.15%) SQL
2 17 (6.54%) C#
3 15 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.23%) Python
5 10 (3.85%) Ruby
6 9 (3.46%) Java
7 8 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.69%) C
9 5 (1.92%) Groovy
10 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.77%) Delphi
11 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.38%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.38%) VB
12 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.77%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.62%) Degree
4 9 (3.46%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.69%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.92%) CISSP
7 5 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.54%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.15%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (1.15%) ISEB
9 3 (1.15%) PMP
10 2 (0.77%) APMP
10 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.77%) CLAS
10 2 (0.77%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.38%) CCIE
11 1 (0.38%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.69%) PMO
2 9 (3.46%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.69%) IFRS
4 6 (2.31%) GDPR
5 5 (1.92%) IFRS 9
6 4 (1.54%) JSP 440
7 3 (1.15%) GCP
7 3 (1.15%) PSD2
7 3 (1.15%) QA
7 3 (1.15%) SEPA
8 2 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (6.54%) Docker
2 7 (2.69%) PowerHA
3 4 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (6.15%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.46%) Ansible
3 5 (1.92%) Puppet
4 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.38%) Control-M
6 1 (0.38%) Endace
6 1 (0.38%) Mesos
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 32 (12.31%) SAP
2 29 (11.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.08%) Cisco
3 8 (3.08%) IBM
3 8 (3.08%) Oracle
4 6 (2.31%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.92%) Tableau
6 4 (1.54%) Adobe
6 4 (1.54%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.15%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.15%) F5
7 3 (1.15%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.15%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.15%) Unisys
8 2 (0.77%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.77%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.77%) Splunk
8 2 (0.77%) Veracode
8 2 (0.77%) WSO2