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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Finance 43 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.28% 10.17% 19.71%
As % of the General category 59.72% 54.55% 57.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 20
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£450 £413 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £290 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +18.61%
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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
72 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 33.96% 18.64% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 27
Average daily rate £405 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015, 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 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) Project Management
3 16 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (18.52%) Banking
5 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
6 11 (13.58%) SQL
6 11 (13.58%) .NET
6 11 (13.58%) Data Management
7 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 9 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 8 (9.88%) Waterfall
8 8 (9.88%) MS Project
8 8 (9.88%) C#
8 8 (9.88%) HTML
8 8 (9.88%) ETL
8 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.88%) Scrum
9 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.64%) MS Visio
9 7 (8.64%) CSS
9 7 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (8.64%) jQuery
9 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (7.41%) Data Quality
10 6 (7.41%) Windows
10 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
10 6 (7.41%) MS Office
10 6 (7.41%) Migration
10 6 (7.41%) Retail

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) SAS
2 3 (3.70%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) Lync
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.88%) MS Project
3 7 (8.64%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (7.41%) MS Office
5 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.23%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Agresso
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) SAN
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.94%) OLAP
3 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.94%) PowerCenter
4 3 (3.70%) SAP BW
4 3 (3.70%) SAP BI
4 3 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.23%) DB2
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.94%) JIRA
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) Toad
4 1 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.23%) ERwin
4 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.23%) MSTest
4 1 (1.23%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 15 (18.52%) Banking
2 6 (7.41%) Retail
3 5 (6.17%) Games
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) Analyst
2 21 (25.93%) Business Analyst
3 19 (23.46%) Developer
4 16 (19.75%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Architect
5 5 (6.17%) Digital Project Manager
5 5 (6.17%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.94%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) Data Architect
7 3 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Agile Coach
7 3 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) .NET
2 8 (9.88%) HTML
3 7 (8.64%) CSS
3 7 (8.64%) jQuery
4 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.17%) WCF
4 5 (6.17%) Entity Framework
5 4 (4.94%) HTML5
6 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.47%) XML
7 2 (2.47%) SAML
8 1 (1.23%) Middleware
8 1 (1.23%) Ajax
8 1 (1.23%) J2EE
8 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.23%) XSD
8 1 (1.23%) XSLT
8 1 (1.23%) XHTML
8 1 (1.23%) CSS3
8 1 (1.23%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.23%) User Experience
3 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.23%) W3C
3 1 (1.23%) Replication
3 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.23%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.23%) Statistics
3 1 (1.23%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) Project Management
3 16 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (13.58%) Data Management
5 9 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 8 (9.88%) Scrum
6 8 (9.88%) ETL
6 8 (9.88%) Waterfall
7 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.41%) Migration
9 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.94%) OOP
9 4 (4.94%) DSDM
9 4 (4.94%) Use Case
9 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) Time Management
9 4 (4.94%) Change Control
10 3 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.70%) Business Process Mapping
10 3 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) C#
3 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) ISEB
2 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.23%) PMP
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) VMware
3 4 (4.94%) Informatica
3 4 (4.94%) SAP
4 3 (3.70%) Cognos
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 3 (3.70%) EMC
4 3 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.47%) Teradata
6 1 (1.23%) Google
6 1 (1.23%) OpenText
6 1 (1.23%) RedDot
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix
6 1 (1.23%) CA
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Sybase
6 1 (1.23%) IBM