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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 43 40 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 16.60% 21.62% 26.20%
As % of the General category 66.15% 78.43% 66.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 40
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£386 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £170 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £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 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
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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
65 51 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 25.10% 27.57% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 59
Average daily rate £388 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £150 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.25 £37.50 £21.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +70.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £37.50 £21.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £37.50 £22.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 15 (25.86%) Project Management
1 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) Banking
3 12 (20.69%) Data Management
4 8 (13.79%) Scrum
4 8 (13.79%) Data Quality
5 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.34%) QlikView
6 6 (10.34%) Selenium
6 6 (10.34%) TDD
6 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.62%) Time Management
7 5 (8.62%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (8.62%) Line Management
7 5 (8.62%) Financial Institution
7 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.62%) PRINCE
7 5 (8.62%) C#
7 5 (8.62%) .NET
8 4 (6.90%) SQL
8 4 (6.90%) Java
8 4 (6.90%) MS Office
8 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
8 4 (6.90%) VB
8 4 (6.90%) Change Management
8 4 (6.90%) MVC
8 4 (6.90%) Retail
8 4 (6.90%) WCF

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.17%) SAS
1 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) Moodle
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) WAN
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) MPLS
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) QlikView
2 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.72%) MS Access
4 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Selenium
2 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
2 3 (5.17%) Maven
3 2 (3.45%) Moq
3 2 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.45%) NUnit
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
General
1 13 (22.41%) Banking
2 5 (8.62%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Architect
2 11 (18.97%) Project Manager
3 9 (15.52%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Tester
6 3 (5.17%) MI Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Coach
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (3.45%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Principal Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) WCF
3 3 (5.17%) Spring
3 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.17%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.72%) jQuery
4 1 (1.72%) CSS
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.72%) EMV
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Project Management
1 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.69%) Data Management
3 8 (13.79%) Scrum
4 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
5 6 (10.34%) TDD
5 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.62%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (8.62%) Line Management
6 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.62%) PRINCE
6 5 (8.62%) Time Management
7 4 (6.90%) Kanban
7 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.90%) Change Management
7 4 (6.90%) MVC
7 4 (6.90%) Build Automation
8 3 (5.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) C#
2 4 (6.90%) Java
2 4 (6.90%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) VB
3 2 (3.45%) VB6
3 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) VBScript
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) VCDX
2 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) APMP
3 1 (1.72%) MCSE
3 1 (1.72%) MCSA
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) VMware
2 2 (3.45%) Apple
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (1.72%) HP
3 1 (1.72%) EMC
3 1 (1.72%) Citrix
3 1 (1.72%) CommVault
3 1 (1.72%) Informatica
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Teradata
Brighton, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 6 days ago