The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 40 32 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.81% 18.71% 24.20%
As % of the General category 60.61% 68.09% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 39
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£375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £180 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

General Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
66 47 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 24.44% 27.49% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 55
Average daily rate £375 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Brighton region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.08%) Project Management
3 12 (18.46%) Data Management
4 10 (15.38%) Banking
5 9 (13.85%) Scrum
5 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
6 8 (12.31%) Data Quality
6 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.77%) Informatica
8 6 (9.23%) PRINCE
8 6 (9.23%) C#
8 6 (9.23%) SQL
8 6 (9.23%) TDD
8 6 (9.23%) Selenium
8 6 (9.23%) QlikView
9 5 (7.69%) WCF
9 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Time Management
9 5 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (7.69%) Line Management
9 5 (7.69%) VMware
9 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.69%) Change Management
9 5 (7.69%) VB
9 5 (7.69%) .NET
9 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.69%) Windows
10 4 (6.15%) HTML
10 4 (6.15%) Java
10 4 (6.15%) MS Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.62%) SAS
2 1 (1.54%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Office
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.54%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) WAN
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) QlikView
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Selenium
2 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.62%) Maven
4 2 (3.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.08%) NUnit
4 2 (3.08%) Moq
5 1 (1.54%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Private Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Business Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 8 (12.31%) Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (4.62%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.62%) Agile Coach
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) MI Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) DBA
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Tester
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) WCF
1 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) HTML
2 4 (6.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.62%) Spring
4 1 (1.54%) jQuery
4 1 (1.54%) HTML5
4 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) Web Services
4 1 (1.54%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) E-Learning
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.54%) Video Editing
3 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.54%) EMV
3 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.08%) Project Management
3 12 (18.46%) Data Management
4 9 (13.85%) Scrum
4 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
5 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
6 6 (9.23%) PRINCE
6 6 (9.23%) TDD
7 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.69%) Time Management
7 5 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (7.69%) Line Management
7 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.69%) Change Management
7 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.15%) MVC
8 4 (6.15%) Build Automation
8 4 (6.15%) Kanban
9 3 (4.62%) User Stories
9 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) C#
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) VB
3 4 (6.15%) Java
4 3 (4.62%) VB6
4 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.08%) VCDX
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) APMP
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
3 1 (1.54%) MCSA
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Informatica
2 5 (7.69%) VMware
3 3 (4.62%) Citrix
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) Apple
4 2 (3.08%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Teradata
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) EMC
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